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

Event Date: 
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.

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.

St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church Bell ready to ring this spring

St. Teresa of Avila Bell Pavilion
Fr. Chuck Durante

Shaheen Beauchamp Builders is setting the original 1873 St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Community church bell in its new home on Lompa Lane in Carson City.

The bell was graciously donated by the Brewery Arts Center last year and we are anxiously waiting for it to ring again this spring. St. Teresa of Avila was established in Carson City in 1858.

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

Event Date: 
April 26, 2014 - 7:30pm

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.

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

Event Date: 
Repeats every day until Mon Mar 31 2014 .
March 31, 2014 - 6:00pm

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.

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.

Carson City GATE students get schooled in sheriff's office K9 patrol

The Carson City Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit hosted a group of students from the Gifted and Academically Talented Education program from the Carson City School District Wednesday at the Fuji Park Pavilion.

Twenty-seven 6th and 7th grade students from Eagle Valley and Carson Middle Schools spent the day with the K9 Unit learning how the dogs work in drug detection, patrol work, and tracking. Demonstrations were done with the dogs and their handlers giving the students first hand experience at just what the teams are capable of.

Brewery Arts Center releases spring education catalog, demonstrations today during Wine Walk

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).

Carson City restaurant kicks off state's first vegan challenge

Foodies Bystro inside the Historic Carson Brewery in Carson City has announced the participants in Nevada's first Vegan Cuisine Challenge.

Each meat eating participant has agreed to live the life of a vegetarian for three days eating only vegan food. All participants will eat a vegetarian breakfast and join Foodies Bystro for lunch, dinner and dessert from its specialty designed vegan cuisine menu.

Proscenium Players 'Wedding from Hell!' extends Brewery Arts Center showings

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.

Brewery Arts Center develops survey, asks for feedback to plan upcoming season

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.

The Carson City Vagina Monologues: a Second Year, a Second Chance to Reach Out

Event Date: 
February 14, 2014 - 6:00pm

The comical, informative and uplifting performance of “The Vagina Monologues” will be returning to the stage in Carson City for 2014. This controversial play was written in 1996 by Eve Ensler; a playwright, feminist, activist, performer, and artivist.

Free workshop in traditional Chinese dance with Nevada Arts Council artist

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.

Winter Wine and All That Jazz benefit for the Brewery Arts Center set for Jan. 18

The Brewery Arts Center, Carson City’s premiere epicenter for the arts since 1977 has partnered with the Carson Nugget as well as various vineyards and vendors to present Winter Wine and All That Jazz, an evening of wine tasting, music, dancing, a live art demonstration, silent auction and raffles.

This annual fundraiser will be held on Saturday, January 18 at the Carson Nugget from 7pm to 10pm. Tickets are $30 per person and are available for purchase at www.breweryarts.org. For more info call the Brewery Arts Center office at 775-883-1976

Carson City supervisors to meet with backers of proposed sales tax

Meetings have been established with two Carson City supervisors to discuss proposed downtown revitalization plans as well as building, improvements and infrastructure for Carson City through a proposed 1/8-cent sales tax.

Carson City's Forward group will meet today with Carson City Supervisor John McKenna, from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Business Resource Innovation Center, BRIC, 108 E. Proctor St., Carson City.

Downtown Carson City vision plan promotes small business, provides incentive for new business

There has been a lot of controversy and negative press over the last few years regarding our downtown and the movement of the 20/20 group. Many of you remember Carson City having a downtown. Some of you are new to our area within the last 30 years, and some are of a generation who grew up here and only know what you have been familiar with. In all these scenarios change is very unsettling.

Arrest made in Nov. 7 West Carson City vandalism spree

A 21-year-old Carson City man already in jail was booked Tuesday on three gross misdemeanor charges of property damage to a school or religious facility. The charges are related to a Nov. 7, vandalism spree on the west side of Carson City.

January auditions announced for Wild Horse Children's Theater's production of 'Mulan, Jr.'

Event Date: 
January 9, 2014 - 4:00pm

Wild Horse Children’s Theater is looking for actors, singers and dancers, ages 5-16 to audition for Disney’s “Mulan, Jr.” Auditions will be held Thursday, January 9 from 4-7 pm and Saturday, January 11 from 1-4 pm at the Performance Hall of the Brewery Arts Center , 511 W. King Street in Carson City. Auditions are by appointment only. You must call for an audition slot.

Buddy Emmer Blues Band featured Friday night at Brewery Arts Center

Event Date: 
November 8, 2013 - 7:30pm

The Buddy Emmer Blues Band will appear Friday night at the Brewery Arts Center in Carson City. The band has rocked the Northern Nevada and California Blues circuit for the past 10 years opening for acts such as Joe Bonamassa, Kenny Neal, Lydia Pense, Tinsley Ellis and Tab Benoit.

The band mixes original blues-based songs featuring Kim and Buddy belting out traditional as well as original blues based tunes, with their fun High Energy show for the whole family.

Anonymous tip leads to confession in early morning west Carson City vandalism spree

An investigation involving spray paint graffiti vandalism that happened early Thursday morning on a number of streets on the west side of Carson City has led to a confession of one of the suspects, authorities said.

Vandal targets churches, West Musser Street overnight with profanity-laced graffiti

A vandal spray painted at least eight homes, vehicles, businesses, two churches, the Brewery Arts Center and the Carson City School District's Gleason Building on West Musser Street sometime Thursday morning.

The Carson City Sheriff's Office was alerted to the graffiti at around 7 a.m. Given the words, phrases and profanity used, the vandalism doesn't appear to be gang-related, officials said.

"By the nature of it it looks like someone was upset and began walking along Musser Street with a can of spray paint," said Carson City Sheriff's Office Sgt. Mike Cullen.

Blinky Man Halloween Report

Continuing the energy of the Blinky Man Summer Solstice event, Carson City’s costumed night time bike ride with lights was at it again this Halloween. At least 30 riders participated in the first ever Blinky Man Halloween event.

A Walk Down the Fall Art Walk Lane

At 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning a group of well bundled people met in downtown Carson City for the Fall Art Walk. If you missed the walk or forgot to take notes, here is a brief recap.

1) Comma Coffee – The “Backseat Gallery” in the back was featuring art by Barry Mitchell. It was a great opportunity to get a hot coffee too.

2) Legislative Grounds – A viewing of the statues of Kit Carson and Abraham Curry and the Nevada Law Enforcement Officers Memorial along the beautiful ground of the Nevada State Legislature.

Bikes, lights, costumes and fun for all ages during Carson City Blinky Man Halloween

Blinky Man, Carson City’s costumed, night-time, bicycling-with-lights event, will ride this Halloween. Each year, Halloween at the Governor’s Mansion in Carson City attracts thousands of trick-or-treaters and celebrators. Visitors flock to the area to receive candy from the Governor plus enjoy a street party which includes haunted houses, jugglers, stilt-walkers, horse patrols and more.

Carson Chamber Singers featured in Nov. 1 Reno concert, Nov. 2 in Carson City

The Carson Chamber Singers, a choral group of the Carson City Symphony Association, begins its 29th season with a pair of a cappella concerts directed by Michael Langham in Reno and Carson City.

The first concert, Friday, Nov. 1, at 7:30 p.m., will be at Trinity Episcopal Church, 200 Island Ave., Reno. The program will be repeated on Saturday, Nov. 2, at 7:30 p.m., at the Brewery Arts Center Grand Ballroom, 449 W. King Street, Carson City.

Carson City Classic Ghost Walk and Mini Tour set for Oct. 19

October Ghost Walk 2014
Event Date: 
October 19, 2013 - 10:00am

Carson City’s rich and intriguing history is explored and theatrically relived in the 19th annual Classic Ghost Walk.

The Carson City Ghost Walk is a delightfully spooky and enjoyable way to experience Carson City’s Victorian Era and diverse past. Meet lingering spirits of the past, with many haunted and paranormal stories to take in. Some of our spirits even lead the guided walking tours of the downtown district’s historic homes.

Artistically INKlined, Spiritual hints, and Harvest Faire, just some stops on Downtown Wine Walk, Sat Oct 5th

Event Date: 
October 5, 2013 - 1:00pm
Featured stop on the Wine Walk: A unique art show displaying the non-skin works of art from Carson City’s finest tattoo artists at Mo and Sluggo’s Bar in Carson City, NV. Artistically INKlined 3: The Skull, will showcase the oil paintings, water color, air brush, and mixed media from 6 local shops and over 11 artists with special guest sculptor. Art INK 3 is from 1pm – 9 pm, during the October Downtown Wine Walk. The show is FREE to attend but is a fundraising event for the Brewery Arts Center’s Youth Art Programs.

The Brewery Arts Center welcomes back the Cultures of Nevada Concert Series

Event Date: 
October 12, 2013 - 7:30pm

The Brewery Arts Center welcomes back the "Cultures of Nevada" concert and performance series with nationally ranked musical artists, Chris Proctor and Montana Skies in two separate concerts in October at the BAC Performance Hall, 511 W King Street.

Chris Proctor: October 12th at 7:30pm.

SENarts continues beyond the 2013 legislative session

The Brewery Arts Center in Carson City has joined the SENarts Partnership, collaborating with the Nevada Division of Museums and the Nevada Arts Council to bring high-quality art experiences to the state Legislative Building.

As one component of this partnership, the Nevada Senate and the Brewery Arts Center jointly announced Tuesday that a new art show comprised of about 50 pieces by local art students has been installed on the second floor of the Legislative Building and would be in place for four months.

September Ghost Walking Evening Tour through Carson City

Carson City Ghost Walking Tours
Event Date: 
September 21, 2013 - 6:30pm

Carson City’s rich and intriguing history is explored and theatrically relived in our seasonal Ghost Walking Tours. The Carson City Ghost Walk is a delightfully spooky and enjoyable way to experience Carson City’s Victorian Era and diverse past.

Hear about lingering spirits of the past, haunted and paranormal stories. This is a spirit lead, guided walking tour of the downtown district’s historic homes. This is a 90-minute guided walking tour leaves rain or shine. Please arrive at least 10 minutes before the walk begins. The next walk is Sept. 21, 6:30 p.m.

Tickets:

Brewery Arts Center hosts two Carson City performances of 'Shirley Valentine' Sept. 7-8

Shirley Valentine: Fall in With the Idea of Living returns to the stage after a popular run this summer at Brüka Theatre with two performances in Carson City at the Brewery Arts Center, Saturday, Sept. 7, 7 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 8 at 2 p.m.

Mary Covington named to Nevada Arts Council post

The Nevada Arts Council has hired Mary Works Covington of Carson City as its community arts development program coordinator. A native Nevadan, Covington grew up in Silver City and has traveled to every corner of the state. Well-versed in the history of Nevada, she has connections with a number of the state's arts and cultural organizations as a consultant, program specialist and artist.

Brewery Arts Center unveils fall education class catalog

As the only full service cultural arts council in the region, the Brewery Arts Center in Carson City provides programs, including performances, exhibit opportunities, art retail services, and cable access television productions. The BAC supports artists, arts organizations and community audiences, providing services across a four county region including Carson, Story, Douglas and Lyon.

The BAC campus is housed on two city blocks and hosts two performance spaces, a community ballroom, three arts classrooms, a gallery, Artisans Store, cafe and media center.

Foodies back open for business at Brewery Arts Center in Carson City

After its doors were closed for several weeks, Foodies Bystro at the Brewery Art Center is now back open for business.

Foodies serves sandwiches, panini's, curries, salads and a full dedicated vegan menu. It is now taking reservations for 'High Tea' and cooking classes. Find them on their Facebook page here and be sure to give them a 'like.'

Boys and Girls Club budding artists featured Friday and Saturday at Brewery Arts Center

Dozens of Boys and Girls Club of Western Nevada members will showcase their acting, dance and performance art and painting skills Friday and Saturday in a community performance at the Brewery Arts Center in Carson City.

For the second year, the Diving Into the Arts Academy, sponsored by the BAC, has enrolled more than 100 Boys and Girls Club of Western Nevada members to its summer arts program classes.

Swing with Jazz and Beyond Carson City Music Festival

The summer will sizzle in blue hot notes this August in Carson City as the Mile High Jazz Band Association, local businesses, and music lovers prepare for "Jazz and Beyond: Carson City Music Festival."

Complete schedule with links: http://milehighjazz.com/J&B_schedule_2013.htm

History of Rock n' Roll presentation Aug. 6 at Brewery Arts Center

Musician and educator John Shipley will present a lecture and demonstration with slides and audio samples on the history of rock n' roll, concluding with questions and comments from the audience and the raffle of an electric guitar. The talk will be on Tuesday, August 6, 7-8:30 p.m., at Brewery Arts Center Ballroom, 449 W. King Street, Carson City. Admission is free.

Piano Summit at Brewery Arts Center

Event Date: 
August 4, 2013 - 1:30pm

The Mile High Jazz Band Association and the Brewery Arts Center present pianists Alexander Tutunov, Lisa DeSpain, and Tristan Selzler in a Piano Summit on Sunday, August 4, 1:30 to 4:15 p.m. at the Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall, 511 W. King Street, Carson City. Admission is free.

Carson City Ghost Walking Tour -Summer Evening Tours 2013

Carson City Ghost Walk 2013
Carson City Ghost Walk 2013
Event Date: 
July 20, 2013 - 6:30pm

SUMMER SEASON 2013 JULY 20, AUGUST 17, SEPTEMBER 21, 2013 6:30 PM All Day October Ghost Walk – October 19, 2013 Carson City’s rich and intriguing history is explored and theatrically relived in our seasonal Ghost Walking Tours. The Carson City Ghost Walk is a delightfully spooky and enjoyable way to experience Carson City’s Victorian Era and diverse past. Spend the evening with Madame Curry and hear about the lingering spirits of the past, haunted and paranormal stories. This is a spirit lead, guided walking tour of the downtown district’s historic homes.

Access TV, Brewery Arts Center launch first Carson City short film competition

Hey all you budding filmmakers out there, Carson City Access Television, the Brewery Arts Center and Digital Arts Factory have launched a short film competition and are inviting Carson City residents of all ages to participate as teams.

The week-long City Wide Short Film Competition runs from noon August 9 to noon August 16. Registration is required by August 7. It is free to enter and participate.

Brewery Arts Center offers 2 for 1 tickets Friday for 'Taming of the Shrew'

Event Date: 
June 21, 2013 - 7:30pm

The Brewery Arts Center in Carson City is pleased to support the Proscenium Players, Inc and its "Thank you Carson City! 2 for 1 Ticket Special" for the Friday, June 21 performance of "Taming of the Shrew."

With great audience reviews and only three shows left, it is a production you wont want to miss.

Lisa Haley and the Zydekats to kick it up a notch at Brewery Arts Center

Event Date: 
July 14, 2013 - 2:00pm

Louisiana love comes West when Lisa Haley and the Zydekats brings their blend of Americana, Cajun and Zydeco to Carson City July 14.

This Grammy-nominated fiddler, dancer, vocalist, and songwriting act will serve up heart-moving Louisiana Bayou rhythms, traditional stylings and original songs to an all-ages audience at the Brewery Arts Center.

Blending modern roots music to a wide audience, Lisa Haley and the Zydekats go beyond the traditional Cajun, Zydeco genre. Prepare to catch "Zydecosis!"

Beer, Brats and Ballet at Brewery Arts

Event Date: 
June 29, 2013 - 7:30pm

Enjoy a casual atmosphere, original dance with friends, and have a glass of beer and a brat to boot at the Brewery Arts Center in Carosn City June 29.

Watch and get an inside look as the choreographers and company of dancers from the Sierra Nevada Ballet bring to the stage choreography from their upcoming season.

The event will be in the Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall, 511 W King Street in Carson City. The program begins at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets: $15, $20, and $25.

Proscenium Players 'Taming of the Shrew' this month at Brewery Arts Center

CARSON CITY — William Shakespeare’s “Taming of the Shrew” is often criticized for its misogynistic overtones. However, attendees to the Proscenium Players, Inc. version, directed by Jeff Fast, may find themselves pleasantly surprised.

Carson City Downtown 20/20 membership meeting tonight

The Carson City Downtown 20/20 will hold its membership meeting tonight, Wednesday, at the Brewery Arts Center, 5:30 to 7:15 p.m. Come be a part of Carson City's growth. Share your voice, gifts and talents in an active and positive way. Share your interest in events, arts and culture, promotions and business activity.

All are welcome to the meeting.

The group will discuss: The Revitalization Plan, Bi-laws, Non Profit Status, Their Committees- Business Activity, Promotions and Design and membership. Open to the public, all interested parties and supporters are encouraged to come.

Carson City Symphony and BAC present Jeremy Keppelmann Harp Recital

Event Date: 
June 14, 2013 - 7:30pm

Harpist Jeremy Keppelmann will perform in the historic Ballroom of the Brewery Arts Center in Carson City on Friday, June 14, at 7:30 p.m. Admission to the recital, sponsored by the Carson City Symphony Association and the Brewery Arts Center, is $10 for adults, and $5 for youth age 12 and under. Tickets are available at www.breweryarts.org, (775) 883-1976, and at the door.

Shakespeare’s 'Taming of the Shrew' opens at the Brewery Arts Center June 14

Event Date: 
June 14, 2013 - 7:30pm

Shakespeare comes to the Brewery Arts Center in Carson City this June when the Proscenium Players, Inc. presents the Bard’s comedy “Taming of the Shrew.”

Directed by Jeff Fast and performed in traditional Shakespearean language and style, the play tells the story of a rich merchant who won’t allow his fair young daughter to marry until her shrewish older sister does.

Nevada Performance Academy parent-student forum, workshop on Wednesday

Event Date: 
May 22, 2013 - 5:30pm

A new and free 7-12 grade public secondary charter school in Carson City, The Nevada Performance Academy, will open in August. There will be a creative emphasis on academic requirements informed by the performing arts.

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