Calendar of Events

August

Friday, August 1, 2014

7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Nevada Humanities Program Gallery
1017 South First Street, #190
Las Vegas, Nevada

Pop-Up Poetry is a featured event of the Las Vegas Poets Organization and Nevada Humanities. The public is cordially invited to attend this free poetry presentation by Cheryl R. Williams with Allen Etchane. As part of the First Friday events in the Las Vegas 18 b Arts District, Pop-Up Poetry is...

Monday, August 4, 2014

W.M. Keck Earth Science & Mineral Engineering Museum
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, Nevada

Learn the exciting story behind the second oldest museum in Nevada! "Earthquakes, Chukars, and Millionaires: The Mackay Mines Story" is an exhibit celebrating the last one hundred years of the Mackay Mines Building and its museum, the W.M. Keck Earth Science and Mineral Engineering Museum....

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Nevada Humanities Program Gallery
1017 South First Street, # 190
Las Vegas, Nevada

Nevada Humanities Program Gallery hosts the exhibit “WAVES: 1998 - Continuing” a contemporary drawing series by Carson City, NV, artist Galen Brown. The exhibit is an ongoing exploration of “works that explore surface, a feeling of density or quietness, and objects that carry or may trigger...

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

CCAI Courthouse Gallery
885 East Musser Street
Carson City, Nevada

The Capital City Arts Initiative [CCAI] announces its exhibition, Humble Vessel, by artist Karl Schwiesow at the CCAI Courthouse Gallery from June 13 – September 11, 2014. CCAI hosted a reception for the artist on June 13, 5-7pm. The exhibition is free, and the public is...

7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Brewery Arrts Center Ballroom
449 West King Street
Carson City, Nevada

This year, the United States celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' first visit to these shores. In honor of this occasion, local musician and educator John Shipley will present a stimulating lecture about The History of the Beatles. On display will be replicas of instruments the...

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

7:00 p.m.
Carson City Community Center
851 East William Street
Carson City, Nevada

This year, the United States celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' first visit to these shores. In honor of this occasion, Jazz and Beyond: Carson City Music Festival presents Beatles Flashback, a Beatles tribute band. Beatles Flashback uses vintage instruments and...

8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Galena High School Theater
3600 Butch Cassidy Drive
Reno, NV

As one of the founders of the Reno-Sparks National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Alice Smith knew first-hand about the prejudice faced by people of color. Her personal experience with the consequences of racism in Reno motivated her to fight for change. Smith's husband, a...

Saturday, August 9, 2014

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Ninety-Six Ranch
Paradise Valley, Nevada

Despite the fact that he lacked any formal education, John Sparks was elected Governor of Nevada in 1902, and he rose to the highest ranks of the cattlemen on the national scene. His life was by no means one of smooth sailing, however; he was bitten by the mining bug, but thereby lost the...

Monday, August 11, 2014

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Nevada Humanities Program Gallery
1017 South First Street, # 190
Las Vegas, Nevada

Nevada Humanities Program Gallery hosts the exhibit “WAVES: 1998 - Continuing” a contemporary drawing series by Carson City, NV, artist Galen Brown. The exhibit is an ongoing exploration of “works that explore surface, a feeling of density or quietness, and objects that carry or may trigger...

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

CCAI Courthouse Gallery
885 East Musser Street
Carson City, Nevada

The Capital City Arts Initiative [CCAI] announces its exhibition, Humble Vessel, by artist Karl Schwiesow at the CCAI Courthouse Gallery from June 13 – September 11, 2014. CCAI hosted a reception for the artist on June 13, 5-7pm. The exhibition is free, and the public is...

Friday, August 15, 2014

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Sundance Books and Music
121 California Avenue
Reno, NV

Panelists: Colin Loretz, Geralda Miller. Moderator: Alicia Barber

Event details:
6:00 p.m., Friday, August 15th
Sundance Books and Music, Reno
121 California Avenue

Join us as we discuss why people choose to work...

Monday, August 18, 2014

W.M. Keck Earth Science & Mineral Engineering Museum
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, Nevada

Learn the exciting story behind the second oldest museum in Nevada! "Earthquakes, Chukars, and Millionaires: The Mackay Mines Story" is an exhibit celebrating the last one hundred years of the Mackay Mines Building and its museum, the W.M. Keck Earth Science and Mineral Engineering Museum....

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Nevada Humanities Program Gallery
1017 South First Street, # 190
Las Vegas, Nevada

Nevada Humanities Program Gallery hosts the exhibit “WAVES: 1998 - Continuing” a contemporary drawing series by Carson City, NV, artist Galen Brown. The exhibit is an ongoing exploration of “works that explore surface, a feeling of density or quietness, and objects that carry or may trigger...

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

CCAI Courthouse Gallery
885 East Musser Street
Carson City, Nevada

The Capital City Arts Initiative [CCAI] announces its exhibition, Humble Vessel, by artist Karl Schwiesow at the CCAI Courthouse Gallery from June 13 – September 11, 2014. CCAI hosted a reception for the artist on June 13, 5-7pm. The exhibition is free, and the public is...

Monday, August 25, 2014

1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Nevada Humanities Program Gallery
1017 South First Street, # 190
Las Vegas, Nevada

Nevada Humanities Program Gallery hosts the exhibit “WAVES: 1998 - Continuing” a contemporary drawing series by Carson City, NV, artist Galen Brown. The exhibit is an ongoing exploration of “works that explore surface, a feeling of density or quietness, and objects that carry or may trigger...

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

CCAI Courthouse Gallery
885 East Musser Street
Carson City, Nevada

The Capital City Arts Initiative [CCAI] announces its exhibition, Humble Vessel, by artist Karl Schwiesow at the CCAI Courthouse Gallery from June 13 – September 11, 2014. CCAI hosted a reception for the artist on June 13, 5-7pm. The exhibition is free, and the public is...

Saturday, August 30, 2014

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Sand Harbor State Park
State Route 28
Incline Village, Nevada

Tahoe Expo 2014 will feature a return to a culture of stewardship, as the Washo people host a 'laka'lelup (gathering) at their traditional summper camp at Sand Harbor. From 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., they will share with the public their practices, home building, crafting, traditional art...

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