Calendar of Events

August

Monday, August 1, 2016

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
CCAI Courthouse Gallery
885 East Musser Street
Carson City, Nevada

The Capital City Arts Initiative (CCAI) announces its exhibition, New Crop 2016, by five artists from Sierra Nevada College and the University of Nevada, Reno at the CCAI Courthouse Gallery. The show will be open to the public Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., from June 3...

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas at the Springs Preserve
309 South Valley View Boulevard
Las Vegas, Nevada

The public is cordially invited to see Huntridge through the Decades: A Close-up of the Iconic People's Theatre, an...

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

2:50 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Red Mountain Building
Truckee Meadows Community College
Reno Nevada

The Northern Nevada Council for the Social Studies presents Ernie Pyle, a Chautauqua presentation by Doug Mishler.

On the eve of battle for a tiny Island in the Pacific, we find Ernie Pyle, a giant of a man who created the bottom-up view in journalism. Ernie details what he calls “a worm...

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Nevada Humanities Program Gallery
1017 South First Street, #190
Las Vegas, Nevada

Nevada Humanities presents the exhibition Transcribing Nevada, on view August 4 through September 28, 2016, at the Nevada Humanities Program Gallery in downtown Las Vegas.

Transcribing Nevada is an invitational exhibition of Nevada artists and poets sharing selections...

Monday, August 8, 2016

Nevada Humanities Program Gallery
1017 South First Street, #190
Las Vegas, Nevada

Nevada Humanities presents the exhibition Transcribing Nevada, on view August 4 through September 28, 2016, at the...

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
CCAI Courthouse Gallery
885 East Musser Street
Carson City, Nevada

The Capital City Arts Initiative (CCAI) announces its exhibition, New Crop 2016, by five artists from Sierra Nevada College and the University of Nevada, Reno at the CCAI Courthouse Gallery. The show will be open to the public Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., from June 3...

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas at the Springs Preserve
309 South Valley View Boulevard
Las Vegas, Nevada

The public is cordially invited to see Huntridge through the Decades: A Close-up of the Iconic People's Theatre, an...

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park
1450 Highway 88
Minden, Nevada

Steve Hale will give a Chautauqua presentation of Stephen T. Mather, first director of the United States National Park Service, and the audience will have an opportunity to ask questions.

Mather helped to establish our system of national parks and was appointed as the first director in...

Thursday, August 11, 2016

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall
511 West King Street
Carson City, Nevada
Musician and educator John Shipley will present an illustrated lecture-demonstration on the history, culture, and evolution of jazz music, using a live jazz combo to illustrate evolution of the genre. In the...

Saturday, August 13, 2016

10 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park
1450 Highway 88
Minden, Nevada

 

Few people living in Nevada today know that Baby Face Nelson, whose given name was Lester Gillis, spent a great deal of time in Nevada. He was avoiding the heat from authorities in the Midwest. In Reno, he was afforded protection from arrest and incarceration because of his connections...

10 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Origen Museum, The Springs Preserve
333 South Valley View Boulevard
Las Vegas, Nevada

Native Americans--and local Paiute people specifically--play a central role in the story that the Springs Preserve has to tell. Experience stories, traditional arts and crafts, food customs, and drumming and dancing shared by local tribe members.

This program was funded in part by Nevada...

Monday, August 15, 2016

Nevada Humanities Program Gallery
1017 South First Street, #190
Las Vegas, Nevada

Nevada Humanities presents the exhibition Transcribing Nevada, on view August 4 through September 28, 2016, at the...

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
CCAI Courthouse Gallery
885 East Musser Street
Carson City, Nevada

The Capital City Arts Initiative (CCAI) announces its exhibition, New Crop 2016, by five artists from Sierra Nevada College and the University of Nevada, Reno at the CCAI Courthouse Gallery. The show will be open to the public Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., from June 3...

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas at the Springs Preserve
309 South Valley View Boulevard
Las Vegas, Nevada

The public is cordially invited to see Huntridge through the Decades: A Close-up of the Iconic People's Theatre, an...

Friday, August 19, 2016

7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Good Luck Macbeth Theatre
713 South Virginia Street
Reno, Nevada

Good Luck Macbeth Theatre presents Bad Jews, a play about family dynamics. This production is part of a series of programs on "Religion, Culture, and Generational Change" by Good Luck Macbeth Theatre.

Bad Jews portrays a family conflict that raises issues of family...

Saturday, August 20, 2016

10 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Origen Museum, The Springs Preserve
333 South Valley View Boulevard
Las Vegas, Nevada

Native Americans--and local Paiute people specifically--play a central role in the story that the Springs Preserve has to tell. Experience stories, traditional arts and crafts, food customs, and drumming and dancing shared by local tribe members.

This program was funded in part by Nevada...

7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Good Luck Macbeth Theatre
713 South Virginia Street
Reno Nevada

Good Luck Macbeth Theatre presents Bad Jews, a play about family dynamics. This production is part of a series of programs on "Religion, Culture, and Generational...

Monday, August 22, 2016

Nevada Humanities Program Gallery
1017 South First Street, #190
Las Vegas, Nevada

Nevada Humanities presents the exhibition Transcribing Nevada, on view August 4 through September 28, 2016, at the...

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
CCAI Courthouse Gallery
885 East Musser Street
Carson City, Nevada

The Capital City Arts Initiative (CCAI) announces its exhibition, New Crop 2016, by five artists from Sierra Nevada College and the University of Nevada, Reno at the CCAI Courthouse Gallery. The show will be open to the public Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., from June 3...

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas at the Springs Preserve
309 South Valley View Boulevard
Las Vegas, Nevada

The public is cordially invited to see Huntridge through the Decades: A Close-up of the Iconic People's Theatre, an...

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Good Luck Macbeth Theatre
713 South Virginia Street
Reno, Nevada

Join us this evening for a Pop-Up Salon titled "Leaving it All Behind: The Bonds of Memory," featuring panelists Christopher Daniels, Debbie Cox, and the Reverend Neal Anderson. We will be talking about how families and friends deal with pain, memories, and moving on after the death of a loved...

6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park
1450 Highway 88
Minden, Nevada

Meet the famous naturalist and author John Muir in this Chautauqua presentation by Don Baldwin. 

This program is one in a series of programs at Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park focusing on an exploration of history, and the ideas and people that have shaped America, particularly in the...

Thursday, August 25, 2016

7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Good Luck Macbeth Theatre
713 South Virginia Street
Reno Nevada

Good Luck Macbeth Theatre presents Bad Jews, a play about family dynamics. This production is part of a series of...

Friday, August 26, 2016

7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Good Luck Macbeth Theatre
713 South Virginia Street
Reno, Nevada

Good Luck Macbeth Theatre presents Bad Jews, a play about family dynamics. This production is part of a series of programs on "Religion, Culture, and Generational Change" by Good Luck Macbeth Theatre.

Bad Jews portrays a family conflict that raises issues of family...

Saturday, August 27, 2016

10 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Origen Museum, The Springs Preserve
333 South Valley View Boulevard
Las Vegas, Nevada

Native Americans--and local Paiute people specifically--play a central role in the story that the Springs Preserve has to tell. Experience stories, traditional arts and crafts, food customs, and drumming and dancing shared by local tribe members.

This program was funded in part by Nevada...

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Clark County Library
1401 East Flamingo Road
Las Vegas, Nevada

Patricia Smith, nationally-renowned poet and author, will be reading in Las Vegas. Patricia Smith is a four-time National Poetry Slam Champion, the most successful ever. She has been featured in...

7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Nevada State College Auditorium
1300 Nevada State Drive, Building 200
Henderson, Nevada

Patricia Smith, nationally-renowned poet and author, will be reading in Las Vegas. Patricia Smith is a four-time National Poetry Slam Champion, the most successful ever. She has been featured in...

7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Good Luck Macbeth Theatre
713 South Virginia Street
Reno Nevada

Good Luck Macbeth Theatre presents Bad Jews, a play about family dynamics. This production is part of a series of programs on "Religion, Culture, and Generational...

Sunday, August 28, 2016

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Good Luck Macbeth Theatre
713 South Virginia Street
Reno, Nevada

Good Luck Macbeth Theatre presents Bad Jews, a play about family dynamics. This production is part of a series of programs on "Religion, Culture, and Generational Change" by Good Luck Macbeth Theatre.

Bad Jews portrays a family conflict that raises issues of family...

Monday, August 29, 2016

Nevada Humanities Program Gallery
1017 South First Street, #190
Las Vegas, Nevada

Nevada Humanities presents the exhibition Transcribing Nevada, on view August 4 through September 28, 2016, at the...

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
CCAI Courthouse Gallery
885 East Musser Street
Carson City, Nevada

The Capital City Arts Initiative (CCAI) announces its exhibition, New Crop 2016, by five artists from Sierra Nevada College and the University of Nevada, Reno at the CCAI Courthouse Gallery. The show will be open to the public Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., from June 3...

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas at the Springs Preserve
309 South Valley View Boulevard
Las Vegas, Nevada

The public is cordially invited to see Huntridge through the Decades: A Close-up of the Iconic People's Theatre, an...

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