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Jan 17, 2018

Next week, the Western Folklife Center in Elko will host the annual National Cowboy Poetry Gathering on January 29-February 3, 2018. Nevada Humanities has proudly funded the Gathering every year throughout its 34-year run!

 

This is not an ordinary festival. The Gathering is a weeklong festival of poetry, music, and cultural arts, with workshops beginning on Sunday, January 28, and a wide range of events happening day and night throughout the week at the Western Folklife Center, the Elko Convention Center, and other sites in Elko. This year’s theme is Basques & Buckaroos: Herding...

May 8, 2014 | Posted by Rachel Hopkin

In celebration of Nevada's 150th birthday and Historic Preservation month, Nevada Humanities, in partnership with Vegas Valley Food Tours and the City of Las Vegas, has created the Vintage Vegas Food Tour.

On Saturday May 10th and Saturday May 24th, from 4:00 p.m – 7:00 p.m, we are offering a tour that explores Las Vegas restaurants which have withstood the test of time. Experience magnificent steakhouses, mom and pop ethnic eateries, and old-fashioned food shops that have been in the city for over 25 years. Between tastings, you will hear stories of the history and culture of Las Vegas from knowledgeable and entertaining guides, as you stroll through this downtown neighborhood.

By way of a “taster” (please excuse the pun), here are some short audio slideshows that offer...