Arts and Entertainment
Mike Beck returns to Café at Adele’s at 6 p.m., Friday, March 14, in a benefit performance for The Joyful Horse Project, and in support of wild horse rescue efforts in Northern Nevada.
Artsy Fartsy Gallery of Carson City will have an array of Western art by local artists available. The hat will be passed and donations, which will be matched by Café at Adele’s, as well as a portion of art sales will go toward supporting wild horse rescue efforts in Northern Nevada.
Youth Theatre Carson City Showstoppers! would like to thank our community, friends and families for the support surrounding their recent trip to Disneyland and Disney Performing Arts in Anaheim, Calif.
Under the direction of Andie Anderson and Bri Valley, the Showstoppers! successfully completed a workshop with Disney Staff and a 30-minute performance on the Big Thunder Jamboree stage. "We are grateful to all involved. With your help, this once in a lifetime dream became a reality," said Director Andie Anderson. I could not be prouder of our Showstoppers!"
The public is invited to the 2014 Nevada Poetry Out Loud Competition State Finals at the Siena Hotel Spa Casino Ballroom in Reno Saturday, March 15, from noon to 3 p.m.
Fifteen students who gained the status of district finalists after a series of local competitions will vie for awards totaling $4,000 for the first, second and third place winners and their respective schools.
High Sierra Swing Dance Club presents its monthly dance party March 22 at the Brewery Arts Center’s Grand Ballroom, 449 W. King St., Carson City. At 6:30 p.m., Steve Dorman will teach an intermediate West Coast swing lesson. Social dance is 7:30-10 p.m. Partners are not required. Lesson $7 for HSSDC and any swing dance club members or $10 for nonmembers; dance $7 for members of swing clubs and $10 for nonmembers. Free beginner lesson starts at 6:30 p.m.
It's a night the Carson High School Chamber Choir will remember forever. Twenty-four students joined classic rock band, Foreigner, on stage at the Silver Legacy to perform the band's number one hit, "I Want To Know"
The Brewery Arts Center in Carson City has released its Spring Arts Education Catalog. You can view the courses below or go to the website here or learn more about it during a Saturday demonstration during the Downtown Carson City Wine Walk.
Program Director Tami Castillo Shelton reports the BAC is already seeing some its classes filling and its upcoming concert "Men of Worth" is selling fast. Call (775-883-1976).
Come and join us at the third Artist Fair at Evergreen Gene’s Inc. 1811 N. Carson St. 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Included in the vendor list are Artists, Authors, Crafters, Painters, Photographers, Potters, Jewelers, Readers, Herbalists, Artisans, Metaphysicians, etc, etc, etc.
Belly Dancers will be performing as well as Musicians throughout the event.
Others who would like to hand out business cards and/or business pamphlets will join us.
Don't forgot to shop inside Evergreen Gene's Inc. Unique items. Made in America items. Specialty foods. Year 'Round Christmas Shoppe.
At Sierra Nevada College's new Poetry Center grand opening event March 28-29, 2014, the college will be hosting Poet Laureate of California Juan Felipe Herrera and award-winning poet Jane Hirshfield for public readings and workshops. Reception at 5:30pm in Prim Library on the campus, readings at 6:45pm. Jane Hirshfield and Patricia Smith will hold workshops on Saturday morning. Open Mic on Saturday night.
Have you ever wanted to have a jam session with your favorite rock-star? It seems out of the question, but for a lucky high school choir, they'll do just that this weekend.
It's really a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity; Saturday night, the Carson High Choir will join Foreigner at the Silver Legacy on the song "I Want to Know What Love Is."
Attention Night Owls, those who prefer Reminiscing or maybe in need of a Cool Change: Multi-Grammy winning group The Little River Band along with Paul Barrère and Fred Tackett of Little Feat will headline the July 9 Carson City Concert Under the Stars to benefit the Greenhouse Project, according to its Facebook page.
Ticket sales will be announced soon.
The Mile High Jazz Band with vocalists Sheryl Adams and Cindee LeVal will be joined by six poets and readers for "Odds and Ends," a lively evening of big-band jazz music and poetry.
The event will be on Tuesday, March 11, 7:30-9:30 p.m., at Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson Street, across the street from the state legislature building in Carson City. Admission is $5 general and free for age 18 and under.
The Rotary Club of Carson City's hit event the Beer and Pizza Championships, returns again this year so help us crown the King (or Queen) of all brews and pizza in the greater Carson City area.
The event at the Carson Mall begins at 5:30 p.m. and will feature a live and silent auction, raffle for wheelbarrow full of wine, and a drawing for a 4-Day Samuel Adams Boston trip for two!
The event is presented by the Rotary Club of Carson City and High Sierra Brewing Co and benefits local scholarships and charities. Ticket includes all you can drink beer and all you can eat pizza.
Readers will discover “deftly-crafted narrative moments that unreel like snippets of cinema” in the poems of June Sylvester Saraceno's new book, entitled “Of Dirt and Tar.”
The second, full-length collection of poetry by Saraceno, the English department chair at Sierra Nevada College, will be released March 1 by Cherry Grove Collections, with accolades on its jacket by some of the nation's top poets.
Enjoy fine dining, student performances, and unique opportunities while supporting local students and families at the Sierra Lutheran High School Gifts of Grace annual dinner and auction Saturday, March 8, 2014 at Genoa Lakes Golf Club.
Activities include an elegant dinner prepared by The Supper Club at Genoa Lakes Golf Club, silent auction for unique gifts and activities, live auction for vacation and party packages as well as drawings (Dollar$ for Scholar$) for a Smart TV, HP 2-in-1 Notebook and a $500 gas card.
Spanish artist Rafael Lopez offers a moving and contemplative exhibition of large-scale paintings, “Rite of Passage” in three art galleries at Western Nevada College in Carson City. It will show Tuesday, Feb. 18, through Friday, March 21, in the Bristlecone Building, with a public reception on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 4:30-6:30 p.m. A talk by the artist will begin at 5:15 p.m.
CARSON CITY — Ticket sales have begun for the custom Nevada 150 commemorative state themed motorcycle celebrating the state’s Sesquicentennial anniversary. The Harley-Davidson bike was revealed as part of the Las Vegas Harley-Davidson® groundbreaking, where the winner will be announced at the store’s grand opening event on or about Nevada Day, Oct. 31, 2014.
The Carson City run of Proscenium Players, Inc., murder mystery production of “The Wedding from Hell!” is being extended for two additional weekends at the Brewery Arts Center as a murder mystery dessert buffet show.
Performance dates are Fridays, Feb. 21, and Feb. 28 and Saturdays, Feb. 22 and March 1 at 6:30 p.m. There will also be a Saturday, March 1 matinee performance at 2 p.m. This will be a fundraiser performance for the Carson City Senior Citizen’s Center with all the proceeds going to the Senior Meals Programs. All performance will be held in the Maizie Harris Jesse Theater at the Brewery Arts Center located at 409 W. King Street, Carson City.
On Wednesday, February 19, the Capital City Arts Initiative [CCAI] will present a talk by artist Julia Schwadron. Her illustrated talk, “You Are Here” is the next in CCAI’s Nevada Neighbors series.
The talk will take place at 7pm at the BRIC, 108 E Proctor St, Carson City. There will be an informal reception for Ms. Schwadron preceding the event at 6:15pm. The presentation and reception are free, and the public is cordially invited.
The Brewery Arts Center, known as the capital city's epicenter for the arts since 1977, has developed a survey for Carson City residents to take that will help BAC board members determined future needs and what locals expect from their arts center.
The survey is only 22 questions and accessible through the live link here and will remain live until the end of February.
When the Carson City version of Dancing with the Stars spins into action on Saturday, Feb. 22, it will be the product of months of preparation and legwork from more than 10 local celebrity dancers.
Come join us February 22, 7:00 pm at Carson High School to show your support for Western Nevada College nursing students.
This is our second annual Dancing with the Stars Carson City edition to help us raise money for the NSNA conference in Nashville, TN.
Battlefield Hollywood Christian Documentary Producer to Explore the Subtle Psychological Effects of Hollywood BlockbustersSubmitted by Carson Now Reader on Fri, 02/07/2014 - 2:54pm
Is Hollywood just make believe, or is there something they are trying to make you believe?
Little Light Studios Executive Producer Scott Mayer explores the psychological effects of television on the mind at this free multimedia presentation Saturday, February 8, 2014 at 7:00pm at the Carson City Seventh-day Adventist Church, 405 College Parkway, Carson City, NV.
The "Jazz and Beyond: Carson City Music Festival" will hold a kick-off meeting for organizers and potential volunteers on Tuesday, Feb. 11, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Carson City Chamber of Commerce Conference Room, 1200 S. Carson St., Carson City. This year's festival is scheduled to run from Aug. 1 to 17 at multiple locations in Carson City.
Craft Fair inside the Carson Mall (1313 South Carson Street, Carson City)
Sculptures by Mark Ross, skin creams, handmade valentine jewelry, home decor baskets, wooden puzzles, Wildtree (making cooking a quicker, easier, more healthful adventure with the twist of a lid), handmade African Arts, lamps, photos, and flower arrangements. You will also find crocheted hats, aprons. sunglasses, blankets, and more. 10am to 6pm m-sat, 11am to 5pm sun. call Colleen 434-9639 for more information
Treat your Valentine to a Jazz Sampler for Sweethearts, an evening of sweet and hot big-band music with singers Sheryl Adams, June Joplin, and Cindee LaVal at Comma Coffee on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Want to learn something new and get exercise to boot? No experience or partner required - all dances will be taught. If you can walk and know your left from right, you can contra dance! (See Austin Contra Dancers video for a preview.)
George Grover will be calling and he'll start with a beginner's workshop at 6:30 pm. The main dance will follow around 6:45 pm. Make sure to wear comfy shoes and clothes. Feel free to bring a water bottle.
17 & Under: $3
A local band, In Stride, will supply a variety of tunes on different instruments.
High Sierra Swing Dance Club presents its monthly dance party Feb. 22 at the Brewery Arts Center’s Grand Ballroom, 449 W. King St., Carson City. At 6:30 p.m., Rainer Herm will teach multi-level country two-step. Social dance is 7:30-10 p.m. Partners are not required. Lesson $7 for HSSDC and any swing dance club members or $10 for nonmembers; dance $7 for members of swing clubs and $10 for nonmembers. Join the club that night, and the dance is free. For information, go to www.highsierraSDC.org or call 775-629-9369.
$5 entry fee
Carson Nugget Grand Ballroom
o Bridal Raffle
o Wedding Fashion Show
o Bakery Taste Testing
o Product Samples/Give-a-ways
o Specials on wedding related products and services
For more information contact:
Pin-Ups by Paris Events
Presentations by educators and researchers on a wide range of subjects including the life and works of Charles Darwin; contributions and benefits of scientific discovery to humanity; science education; psychology; philosophy; technology.
“Darwin, Wallace and the Theory of Evolution”;
“Caves on Mars, Bikes on the Moon, and Telescopes in the Stratosphere: Exploring New Frontiers for Science Education”;
“The Spectrum of Gender & Identity”;
“NCLabs—Learning Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) is More Fun than You May Think“;
There will be a free workshop in traditional Chinese dance with Nevada Arts Council artist Xian Na Carlson on Monday, Jan. 27, from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall, 511 West King Street. All ages and experience levels welcome.
More than 300 middle and high school musicians will perform during the 14th annual Jazz in the Schools program on Saturday, February 1, 2014 in Nightingale Concert Hall at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) campus.
Presentations by local educators, researchers, students and science enthusiasts on a wide range of subjects including the life and works of Charles Darwin; biological evolution; science education; psychology, philosophy; the contributions and benefits of scientific discovery to humanity and current affairs related to science and technology.
Charles Darwin, Alfred Russel Wallace and the Theory of Evolution;
"How Does Free Will Evolve Over Time?" (the evolution of self-control and agency);
Airborne/Space-Based Astronomy and the Horizons of Space Research;
Carson City Symphony Chorus, conducted by Michael Langham, is beginning rehearsals on Tuesday, January 28, for two concerts with the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus.
Rehearsals are on Tuesdays, 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., at First Baptist Church, 1750 N. Mountain Street in Carson City. Singers who are interested in joining should contact Director Michael Langham at email@example.com or the Symphony at 775-883-4154.
An avid equestrian with nearly 20 years experience, Samantha Szesciorka, her horse and dog set out from Baker, near the Utah border, to experience Nevada unplugged.
More than 450 miles and one month later, she arrived in Reno with a new appreciation for pioneering travelers who shaped the state more than 150 years ago. Her stories, images and insights are the focus of “The Nevada Discovery Ride: Pioneering in the Modern Age” lecture at the Nevada State Museum in Carson City from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23.
Bob Marley Birthday Celebration Concert – Chappa Jan , Zion Roots, DJ Ramone, DJ Clay, and Dubfyah
Tahoe Biltmore, Crystal Bay, NV – Breeze Showroom
Address: 5 Nevada 28, Crystal Bay, NV 89402
Phone: (775) 831-0660
Thursday, February 6, 2014
Doors 8pm/Music 9pm
Advance tickets $15
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 4th Annual Bob Marley Birthday Celebration Concert at Tahoe Biltmore, Crystal Bay, NV on Thursday, February 6
The Capital City Arts Initiative [CCAI] announces its exhibition, "Seven Sennings", by artist Suzanne Kanatsiz at the CCAI Courthouse Gallery from February 7 – May 29, 2014. CCAI will host a reception for the artist on Friday, February 7, 5-7pm. The Courthouse is located at 885 E Musser Street, Carson City. The reception and the exhibition are free and the public is cordially invited. The gallery is open to the public Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm.
Proscenium Players, Inc. and the Gold Dust West Hotel and Casino in Carson City invite you to “The Wedding from Hell!” a murder mystery dinner theater show.
Performance dates are Friday, Jan. 31, Feb. 1, 8, 14, and Saturday, February 1, 8, 15 at 6 p.m. and a Sunday Brunch matinee on Feb. 9 at 1 p.m.
Arts and crafts is the theme of the Winter Celebration today from 10 a.m. to 2p.m. at the Children's Museum of Northern Nevada. Free with admission (or membership). Hope to see you there!
813 N. Carson St.
A robot version of a smackdown will be held Saturday in Carson City during the 2014 Northern Nevada FIRST Tech Challenge.
Teams of high school and middle school students will compete using robots they have designed to complete various maneuvers at the Donald Reynolds Technology Center on the campus of Western Nevada Community College, 2201 West College Parkway.
Youth Theatre Carson City will hold auditions for Guys and Dolls, Jr. this Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, beginning at 10 a.m. at the Carson City Community Center.
Auditioners should come prepared to sing a one minute song and to learn a dance combination. Tuition $100. Scholarships available.
Western Nevada College Carson City is offering youth piano classes in its high-tech, digital piano laboratory this spring semester. Youth can now enroll for classes in the same Clavinova lab that is a favorite with college students.
Professional pianist Sue Kinney teaches the classes on Friday afternoons. Beginning classes for Kindergarteners and first graders are offered from 4:30-5:20, p.m., second and third graders meet from 5:30-6:20 p.m., and fourth to sixth graders meet from 3:30-4:20 p.m.
Come one, come all to the 15th Annual Feast of Chocolate, a Valentine themed fundraising event offering a buffet of chocolate desserts made by the award winning Carson High Culinary Arts class, local restaurants, bakeries and
• Saturday, February 15, 2014
• 12 noon to 2 PM
• Carson City Plaza Hotel/Conference Center
• 211 E 9th Street, Carson City
• Tickets are $10 in advance, $13 at the door.
• For tickets and more information, contact AAUW Capital Branch at
775-267-4515 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Celebrate the Chinese New Year at Carson City's Brewery Arts Center Feb. 8. 2 p.m. with traditional Chinese dance featuring Nevada Arts Council artist Xian Na Carlson.
Xian Na Carlson began learning folk dances as a child growing up in Zhangzhou, China. From her aunt she learned the Tuan Shan, (fan dance), the Xin Jiang regional dance and Tai Ji forms.