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Spring Art Show at Carson City's Brewery Arts Center

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The Nevada Artists Association is inviting artists from Northern Nevada and California to enter this art exhibit at Carson City's Brewery Arts Center Gallery. The "Spring Show" is open to all artists, NAA membership is not required. Opening April 28th this show runs through June 27th. The Gallery is open 10 am to 4 pm Monday through Saturday.

Carson City Symphony's 'Sagebrush Celebration' staged Sunday at community center

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April 27, 2014 - 4:00pm

The Carson City Symphony, directed by David Bugli, continues its 30th season on Sunday, April 27, 2014, 4 p.m., with a concert, "Sagebrush Celebration," at the Carson City Community Center's Bob Boldrick Theater, 851 E. William Street in Carson City. Featured guest soloist is violinist Andrew Sords in his third appearance with the Symphony, playing Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto.

Violinist Andrew Sords Performs Sunday in Carson City Symphony's 'Sagebrush Celebration'

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April 27, 2014 - 4:00pm

The Carson City Symphony, directed by David Bugli, continues its thirtieth season on Sunday, April 27, 2014, 4 p.m., with a concert, "Sagebrush Celebration," at the Carson City Community Center's Bob Boldrick Theater, 851 E. William Street in Carson City. Featured guest soloist is violinist Andrew Sords in his third appearance with the Symphony, playing Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto.

Lake Tahoe Home and Garden Show this Friday and Saturday

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April 25, 2014 - 4:00pm

The Third Annual Lake Tahoe Home and Garden Show will take place at the Recreation Center, 1180 Rufus Allen Blvd., in South Lake Tahoe, CA, this weekend. The popular event will be open 4:00 PM to 7:30 PM on Friday, April 25th,and from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM on Saturday, April 26, 2014. Admission is free to the public.

'Sagebrush Celebration' recital features composer Carson Cooman, violinist Andrew Sords

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April 25, 2014 - 7:30pm

The Carson City Symphony Association presents an intimate evening of Music, Conversation, Champagne, and Dessert on Friday, April 25, 7:30 p.m., at a private home in Jacks Valley, south of Carson City.

General admission is $25; Symphony Assoc. members $20; and youth age 16 and under free. Tickets are available at Play Your Own Music in the Carson Mall, online at CCSymphony.com, or reserve by calling 775-883-4154. Address and directions will be provided with tickets.

Summer Acting Camp (Scene Study) Ages 6-16

More options at:  http://www.kidscapeproductions.com/reno/summer2014camps/
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KidScape Productions Scene Study Camp (SUMMER BREAK) Ages: 6-16 Dates: July 28- August 1 2014 Time: 9am – 2pm Cost: $199 for the week or $49 per day.

SUMMER ACTING CAMPS (Ages 6-16) FULL PLAY @ Damonte Ranch Performing Arts School (S. Reno)

More options at:  http://www.kidscapeproductions.com/reno/summer2014camps/
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Cost: $249 week (Includes script and makeup cost)

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http://www.kidscapeproductions.com/reno/summer2014camps/

Save $50 off full week registrations by registering online before June 9th, 2014

More summer options at: www.KidScapeProductions.com
See our past camp video: http://kspimprov.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/Full-Play-Zombie-Camp.m4v

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Indoor Bounce House Facility in Carson!

Bounce Party is the only indoor bounce house party facility in Carson City - Bounce Party is the perfect place to host your party or special event.You will always get special one-on-one attention and most of all, you and your guests will have fun here.

Let us do the work for you!
April & May Birthday Party dates are filling up fast, call to reserve your spot today!

Attention schools & churches:
If you are having a youth group event or fundraiser, we can tailor a party to suit your needs

OPEN BOUNCE:
Don't forget we are now open five days a week for open bounce.

'Guitarslinger' Shane Dwight Performs at Carson Station Saturday, April 19

Shane Dwight's new album This House will be released this week.
Shane Dwight performs at Carson Station on Saturday, April 19
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April 19, 2014 - 8:00pm

Northern Nevada residents will get a rare chance to see Shane Dwight perform at Carson Station Casino, Carson City, Saturday, April 19 at 8 p.m. The concert is free.

In the music industry, there is often a preference to try and quickly define an artist and his music by placing him in one or two genre categories. The problem is a preconceived model doesn't fit someone like Dwight.

'Chicago' to hit the stage May 9-18 in Carson City

Murder. Corruption. Greed. Fame. And all that jazz. The Western Nevada Musical Theater Company brings the sizzling Broadway blockbuster, Chicago, to Northern Nevada on weekends, May 9-18 at the Carson City Community Center.

Set in the windy city during the roaring 1920's, the show follows the stories of two murderers - nightclub singer Velma Kelly, who kills her husband and sister when she finds them cheating on her; and aspiring vaudeville singer Roxie Hart, who murders her lover for promising to get her into show biz, only to get her into bed.

Genoa's Sweet Sippin' Sundays

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The first SWEET SIPPIN' SUNDAY for the 2014 Sippin' Season is May 4th. As if that’s not enough excitement....we have even more to share! We’ve partnered with the Town of Genoa so that your SWEET SIPPIN' SUNDAY admission purchase will get you FREE ADMISSION into any (Sunday, May 4th) Genoa Cowboy Festival event! That's right, 2 EVENTS for the price of one!

Yerington student featured in National Poetry Month celebration

To honor all those who write, read and breathe poetry, the Nevada Arts Council will highlight a new poem on Facebook every day, Monday through Friday, in April for National Poetry Month, a celebration established in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets.
 

Reno Coin Club’s 30th Anniversary featured at annual National Coin Week Celebration at Nevada State Museum April 25-26

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With the theme, “Celebrating Civic Service,” Nevada State Museum in Carson City and the Reno Coin Club will join coin collectors from across the United States the for the 91st Annual National Coin Week, April 20 to 26. Nevada’s observance is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday, April 25 and 26 at the museum, the site of the original U.S. Mint in Carson City.

Tickets on sale for May performances of 'Chicago'

Western Nevada College's Musical Theatre Company brings the sizzling Broadway blockbuster, 'Chicago,' to Carson City, weekends, May 9-18.

Set in the Windy City during the ‘Roaring’ 1920's, the show follows the stories of two murderers, and entertains mightily with one explosive dance number after another

Starring are Kristin Charismas as Roxie, Robin Kato as Velma, Jeff Chamberlin as Billy Flynn, Cindy Sabatini as Mama Morton, Jeffrey Fast as Amos Hart and Christina Bourne as Mary Sunshine. More than 30 dancers complete the cast.

Inside Vendor Sidewalk Sale

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Inside the Carson Mall. Free Event From 10am April 23 to 5pm daily until April 27, 2014. Find jewelry, handmade crafts, unique foods and more.

Mother's Day Arts and Crafts Fair

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Find Great Gifts for Mom inside the Carson Mall at an arts and crafts event. You will also find new and unique items that mom is sure to love.

Randy Ide is "Key'd Up"

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At Bridger Mountain Boutique inside the Carson Mall every Wednesday from 2pm to 4pm. The event is free and one you are sure to enjoy.

Piper's Opera House Presents Richard Elloyan

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June 7, 2014 (All day)

Advance tickets $15.00 and $18.00 at the door

Piper's Opera House Presents Juni Fisher

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Tickets on Sale Now for Concert Under the Stars, featuring headliner Little River Band

Tickets are on sale now for the annual Concert Under the Stars: A Benefit for The Greenhouse Project, which takes place July 9, at Café at Adele’s in Carson City and features The Little River Band and Fred Tackett and Paul Barrere of Little Feat.

The evening includes an auction with wonderful big ticket items, including trips and dinner following the show with the band at Café at Adele’s and a “Chair-ity” silent auction to benefit the FFA at Carson High School, where The Greenhouse is located, beginning at 5 p.m. Seating opens at 5:30 p.m. and show begins at 6:30 p.m.

Gold Hill Hotel series features talks on Sinatra's Tahoe gaming license, Nevada film history

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April 15, 2014 - 5:00pm

The Gold Hill Hotel features two Nevada historical presentations this month, one involving the controversial Cal-Neva Lake Tahoe gaming license associated with Frank Sinatra and the other focusing on Nevada's place in film history.

The Tuesday Night Lecture Series on the Sinatra's gaming license will be held April 15 with the film presentation on April 29. Programs begins with dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. with the lecture at 7:30 p.m. The cost is $20 for dinner and lecture and $5 for the lecture.

Silver State Stars of Carson City presents Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

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The Silver State Stars of Carson City presents Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory May 2 through 11. Roald Dahl’s timeless story of the world-famous candy man and his quest to find an heir comes to life in this stage adaptation of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, which features the songs from the classic family film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.

Aerosmith with Slash added to Tahoe Summer Outdoor Concert Series

How’s this for a Summer Concert Series topper: Aerosmith with Slash have been added to the most ambitious lineup at the Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys.

The latest show announced joins the Eagles and Lady Gaga where the highest-priced tickets are sold for more than $200. Bruno Mars went for $199.50.

Tickets on Sale for High Sierra Swing Dance Club's Annual Spring Ball

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April 26, 2014 - 5:30pm

High Sierra Swing Dance Club invites the public to its seventh-annual Spring Ball dinner-dance on April 26 at the Carson Nugget, 507 N. Carson St., Carson City.

The semi-formal/formal-attire evening begins with hors d'oeuvres and no-host cocktails at 5:30 p.m. and continues with dance performances at 6:30, buffet dinner at 7, open dancing 8-11 pm to West Coast swing,
nightclub two-step, country two-step, waltz and Latin tunes.

UNR history professor emeritus Davies pens book on history of boxing in Nevada

University of Nevada, Reno distinguished History Professor Emeritus Richard O. “Dick” Davies offers a blow-by-blow account of boxing in the Silver State in his new book titled “The Main Event: Boxing in Nevada from the Mining Camps to the Las Vegas Strip.” The book is now available for purchase.

Davies was inspired to write his book after speaking with Matt Becker, senior acquisitions editor for the University of Nevada Press. He spent a few years researching Nevada’s history and culture of boxing and composed “The Main Event,” his newest chronicle of sports history.

Feel the heat at Virginia City's 31st annual Chili on the Comstock

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Virginia City, Nev.’s 31st annual Chili on the Comstock is no mild affair. The cook-off returns to the historic town Saturday, May 10, and Sunday, May 11, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Taking place along C St., the historic town's main drive, the event promises plenty of heat, the return of the Fireball Crawl and family-friendly activities.

Wild Horse Children's Theater Performance of Mulan Jr. Continues

Wild Horse Children’s invites you to travel back to the legendary, storytelling days of ancient China with Disney’s Mulan, Jr., the action-packed, musical stage adaptation of the Disney film. Complete with authentic Chinese dancing and even an avalanche, this production of Disney’s Mulan, Jr. will be marching its way to Northern Nevada on April 11 and 12 at 7 p.m. and April 12 and 13 at 2 p.m. at the Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall, 511 W. King Street in Carson City.

Downtown Carson City Wine Walk today

On your “Must Not Miss” list, is the popular Downtown Wine Walk – held the first Saturday of every month from 1- 5pm. For just $10 which supports the Downtown Business Association you'll receive a commemorative wine glass and endless reasons to sip, stroll, and shop, the early April afternoon away, through Historic Downtown Carson City. Bring your wine walk glass with the Carson City Logo on it and pay only $8. Don't forget the after Wine Walk raffle prize party, 5:00pm, at the Cabaret Lounge, Carson Nugget Casino!

CCAI Books and Writers Series: Indelicate Angels featured April 8

Writing workshop and reading
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As part of National Poetry Month, the Capital City Arts Initiative invites you to attend a reading and writing workshop with poet and writer Ismael García Santillanes at the BRIC, 108 E Proctor Street, Carson City.

The writing workshop will take place Tuesday, April 8 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. The reading follows immediately at 5:30 p.m.

The free events are part of CCAI’s Books and Writers series co-sponsored with the Carson City Library. CCAI and the Library enthusiastically invite all readers and writers to attend the workshop and reading.

Nevada 150 events lined up statewide throughout April

Many great events are scheduled throughout the Silver State in the month of April to celebrate Nevada’s Sesquicentennial. These Nevada 150 events help celebrate all things Nevada and bring awareness to the state’s 150th Anniversary of Statehood.

Children’s theater production of Disney’s Mulan, Jr. runs April 4-13 in Carson City

Carson City's Wild Horse Children’s Theater invites you to travel back to the legendary, storytelling days of ancient China with Disney’s Mulan, Jr., the action-packed, musical stage adaptation of the Disney film.

Complete with authentic Chinese dancing and even an avalanche, this production of Disney’s Mulan, Jr. will be marching its way to Northern Nevada on April 4, 5, 11, and 12 at 7:00 p.m. and April 5, 6, 12, and 13 at 2:00 p.m. at the Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall, 511 W. King Street in Carson City.

WNC, Brewery Arts partner to bring classical guitar legend George Sakellariou to Carson City

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After five decades of entertaining audiences around the globe, world-renowned classical guitarist George Sakellariou still loves making music. He will will share his immense talent in a rare Northern Nevada appearance on Saturday, April 26, through a partnership between Western Nevada College and the Brewery Arts Center.

Mile High Jazz Band presents April 8 Jazz anniversary concert at Comma Coffee

For 13 years, Mile High Jazz Band has been playing at Comma Coffee, 312 S. Carson Street, on the second Tuesday of every month. Come celebrate this milestone with us on April 8.

Hear sensational big-band music with vocalist Sheryl Adams and guest vocalists Cindee LeVal and June Joplin, and enjoy anniversary cake at intermission. General admission is $5 at the door, and it's free for age 18 and under.

Photos from F.I.S.H.'s Have a Heart Celebration

F.I.S.H.'s Have a Heart Celebration took over Glen Eagles Restaurant on Saturday night, with more than 400 guests who came to raise money for the organization.

The diners were served by more than 40 celebrity waiters, from singer Lacy J. Dalton to Congressman Mark Amodei. The waiters made their best efforts to earn extra tips, from telling jokes to singing songs.

More information: http://www.nvfish.com/Have-A-Heart-2014.html

Great Basin Young Chautauqua Celebrates the Sesquicentennial

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Nevada State Museum presents something new for the April 5 Family Fun Saturday:
Great Basin Young Chautauqua Celebrates Nevada’s Sesquicentennial, a program for all ages featuring young costumed performers depicting historical characters and modern personalities with ties to Nevada:
John C. Fremont (Max Johnson)
Jedediah Strong Smith (Alex Johnson)
Wild Horse Annie (Danielle Shumard)
Eilley Orrum Bowers (Katie Fralick)
Mark Twain (Aaron Tucker)
Sarah Winnemucca (Jordyn LaPlante)
June Carter Cash (Genna Kirgin)
Janis Joplin (Jillian Kirgin)

Youth Theatre Carson City Production of Guys and Dolls, Jr. continues through weekend

Youth Theatre Carson City is excited to announce its upcoming production of Frank Loesser’s "Guys and Dolls, Jr." to be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 28 - 30 in the Bob Boldrick Theatre at the Carson City Community Center.

The cast is comprised of more than 60 local youth ages 5 to 17, who play all the characters in this classic tale.

Carson City Photo Club 2nd Place Photo

Photo by NIcole Grant Photography

This is the second place photo for the Carson City Photo Club for the month of March. The theme was texture and pattern in black and white. This photo was taken by Nicole Grant of Nicole Grant Photography and is of a barn near Wilson Commons Park in Washoe Valley. I am a local portrait photographer and I joined the club because I was looking for something to expand my horizon and push me to photography new scenes. The club meets the last Wednesday of every month at the Carson City Sheriff Office at 6:30PM.

Carson City Photo Club Winning Photos for February and March, 2014

Orange on Old Fence
Large House Plant
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The Carson City Photo Club meets the last Wednesday of every month at the Carson City Sheriff's Office. Meeting hours are 6:30 to 8:00. (Enter Sheriff's Office through side door on the West side. )

All levels of photographers and cameras welcome.

Please see our website at www.CarsoncityPhotoClub.org for additional information, or contact Brian Buttazoni at 775-230-3589 or Elizabeth Matheus at 775-230-3240 for additional information.

Trails and Vistas presents Sept. 6 and 7 art hikes at Spooner Lake

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Described as magical, diverse and inspiring, Trails and Vistas’ Art Hikes blend art experiences with the beauty of being immersed in nature. This year’s guided art hikes will take place along an aspen lined trail at Spooner Lake in the Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park on Saturday, Sept. 6 and Sunday, Sept. 7.

Free Live Music at the Spoke Bar and Grill

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Free Live Music @ The Spoke Bar & Grill, Friday, March 28th, 8pm to Midnight! The Trey Stone Band!

Have A Heart fundraiser for F.I.S.H. at Glen Eagles

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Nearly 40 local celebrities will be competing at F.I.S.H.'s Have a Heart Celebration in Carson City on Saturday, March 29 at Glen Eagles Restaurant.

Local celebrities will be waiting tables and competing for the most tips to raise money for the organization's operations.

Dinner tickets are $50, and reservations can be made for either the 5:00 p.m. or the 7:30 p.m. seating. Diners will get to chose from three entrees.

Raffle tickets can be purchased for $10.

You can purchase tickets here: http://www.nvfish.com/Have-A-Heart-2014.html

Lady Gaga, Eagles added to Lake Tahoe Summer Concert Series

Lake Tahoe meets Lady Gaga this summer. The world undoubtedly will be watching when the pop star makes a Saturday night appearance Aug. 2 at the Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys. Organizers announced the show today.
The Eagles will play two nights on Labor Day weekend, Friday and Saturday, Aug. 29-30. It will be the 42-year-old band’s first appearance at Lake Tahoe since 2005.

Huge Raffle and Valuable Prizes for Family Chili/Bingo Night at Carson Middle School

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March 28, 2014 - 6:00pm

Carson Middle School PTA is hosting our Family Chili Bingo Night on Friday, March 28 from 6-8 pm in the CMS cafeteria.

Winter winds down with Irish-themed celebrations in Carson City and Virginia City

The last days of winter were celebrated around Carson City and Virginia City this weekend and there was definitely an Irish theme in the air. Here are some photos taken around town and Virginia City on Saturday during the Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry and St. Patrick's Day parade.

Don’t miss the new Salsa craze in Carson City, Truckee and Reno

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Latin dancers BB and Kiki sold out their beginner classes in March. To help with the demand they are adding more classes in April for Carson City, Reno and Truckee.

Learn a social dance that you can take out on the town in Reno, Sacramento, San Francisco and beyond from instructors that are well respected in their field for fun and inspiring dance classes. See their website here.

The Fabulous Thunderbirds take flight over Lake Tahoe's MontBleu April 12

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With a soaring blend of Texas blues, rock and vintage R&B, The Fabulous Thunderbirds will spread their wings and bring their "Powerful Stuff" to Lake Tahoe, April 12 for a one-night-only roost at MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa.

The all-American music band from Austin, Texas, known for hits such as "Powerful Stuff" "Wrap it Up" and "Tuff Enuff" turns 40 this year and celebrating with tour stops around the country and at MontBleu Theater. The Saturday show begins at 9 p.m. Tickets are $20 and available by calling the MontBleu Box Office at (888) 829-7630.

Artsy Fartsy Art Gallery hosts third Northern Nevada Youth Art Show on Saturday

Artsy Fartsy Art Gallery in Carson City will host its third Northern Nevada Youth Art Show Saturday, March 15 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.

Gallery owner Jeff Pace has become the local “go to” guy for many artists of all ages. He has hosted hundreds of Nevada artists over the years and is now seeing artists as young as seven come in to his gallery with their parents to seek his opinion, advice and mentorship on their budding talent.

Lake Tahoe SummerFest 2014 brings world renowned musicians to Incline Village

Metropolitan Opera Star Matthew Polenzani and U.S. Billboard Classical Chart best-selling pianist Simone Dinnerstein will be thrilling audiences this August as soloists for the 2014 Lake Tahoe SummerFest.

Brewery Arts Center welcomes Men of Worth in concert Friday

The Brewery Arts Center in Carson City is the place to be St. Patrick's Day weekend when a bit of Ireland and Scotland come to town for one night only.

Scotsman Donnie Macdonald and Irishman James Keigher blend music and storytelling to take audiences on a journey to their homelands. The folk duo Men of Worth will bring Celtic music to life this Friday, March 14, 8 p.m. in the BAC Performance Hall, 511 W King Street.

Songwriter, cowboy poet Mike Beck returns Friday to Carson City for wild horse rescue benefit

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.

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