Calendar of Events

April

Thursday, April 3, 2014

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

New work by Las Vegas artist Jerry Misko will be on exhibit at the Nevada Humanities Program Gallery from April 3 through May 30, 2014. The public is cordially invited to attend the Artist Reception on Thursday, April 3, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Misko's paintings explore the letterforms of bygone...

Friday, April 4, 2014

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The Nevada Living Learning Community Building, Room 142
Univeristy of Nevada, Reno
Reno, Nevada

Rhetoric@Reno presents guest speaker Dr. Casey Boyle. In his current book project, Composition as a Posthuman Practice, Dr. Casey Boyle stages a conversation between technology theorist Gilbert Simondon and the techne of rhetorical training....

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Nevada Humanities Program Gallery
1017 South First Street
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 a poetry presentation on April 4, 2014 at 7 p.m....

Saturday, April 5, 2014

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
The Morelli House
861 Bridger Avenue
Las Vegas, Nevada

The Junior League invites the public to an open house reception spotlighting some of the Sands Hotel's glamorous Copa Girls of the 50's and 60's at its historic mid-century Morelli House. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet and reminisce with these lovely women who were once the iconic...

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Nevada State Museum
600 N. Carson Street
Carson City, Nevada

Great Basin Young Chautauqua celebrates Nevada's sesquicentennial with amazing performances by talented young performers. Experience the lives of Mark Twain, Eilley Orrum Bowers, Wild Horse Annie, and more, at a program for all ages!

7:30 a.m.. - 2:00 p.m.
West Las Vegas Arts Center
947 West Lake Mead Boulevard
Las Vegas, Nevada

At this conference, young men ages 10 - 20 will learn the fundamentals of youth development through public conversations. The goal of the 2014 Young Men's Conference is to discover new methods of improving youth lives through diverse mentoring, small session dialogues, and life-skill...

Monday, April 7, 2014

Northwest Reno Library
2325 Robb Drive
Reno, Nevada

Wally’s World: The Loneliest Art Collection in Nevada, will be on display March 10 – May 2, 2014, at the Northwest Reno Library. Former director of the Eureka Opera House, Wally Cuchine is well-known for his remarkable art collection of some of Nevada’s finest artists. Jim McCormick, the former...

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

New work by Las Vegas artist Jerry Misko will be on exhibit at the Nevada Humanities Program Gallery from April 3 through May 30, 2014. The public is...

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Capital City Arts Initiative Courthouse Gallery
885 E. Musser Street
Carson City, Nevada

The Capital City Arts Initiative announces an exhibition, Seven Sennings, by Suzanne Kanatsiz.  Ms. Kanatsiz created the series of Seven Sennings  drawings by manipulating the translucent Dura-lar surfaces, rubbing pigment and graphite into the surface and following it with...

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
University of Nevada, Las Vegas - Greenspun Hall Auditorium
4505 So. Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89154

Lynn Xu received her BA in English from UC Berkeley in 2004 and her MFA in Poetry from Brown in 2006.  Her poetry has appeared in the 1913, 6x6, Best...

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Northwest Career and Technical Academy
8200 West Tropical Parkway
Las Vegas, Nevada

High school students, faculty administrators, parents, and community members wil have an opportunity to learn about significant topics of Nevada's past, present, and future. This school-wide event will feature student-created Nevada themed projects such as essays, poems, and exhibits. In...

Monday, April 14, 2014

Northwest Reno Library
2325 Robb Drive
Reno, Nevada

Wally’s World: The Loneliest Art Collection in Nevada, will be on display March 10 – May 2, 2014, at the Northwest Reno Library. Former director of the Eureka Opera House, Wally Cuchine is well-known for his remarkable art collection of some of Nevada’s finest artists. Jim McCormick, the former...

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....

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

New work by Las Vegas artist Jerry Misko will be on exhibit at the Nevada Humanities Program Gallery from April 3 through May 30, 2014. The public is...

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Capital City Arts Initiative Courthouse Gallery
885 E. Musser Street
Carson City, Nevada

The Capital City Arts Initiative announces an exhibition, Seven Sennings, by Suzanne Kanatsiz.  Ms. Kanatsiz created the series of Seven Sennings  drawings by manipulating the translucent Dura-lar surfaces, rubbing pigment and graphite into the surface and following it with...

Thursday, April 17, 2014

6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Boulder City / Hoover Dam Museum
1305 Arizona Street
Boulder City, Nevada

Bob McKeever, Herpetologist, is well acquainted with the lizards and snakes of the Mojave Desert.  Join us for a discussion of these native species and their habitat.

McKeever's presentation is the seventh in the WILD NEVADA series,  presented as part of Third Thursday in the Segerblom...

Friday, April 18, 2014

12 Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Lloyd D. George United States Courthouse, Jury Assembly Room
333 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, Nevada

The City of Las Vegas Office of Cultural Affairs presents Babe Ruth, whose power hitting built modern baseball.

Journalist Frank Mullen will portray baseball legend Babe Ruth. Mullen is an investigative reporter who has been giving Chautauqua portrayals since 1999. His other characters...

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

“...free will does not mean one will, but many wills conflicting in one man. Freedom cannot be conceived simply.” Flannery O’Connor writes of free will in her novel Wise Blood, but she’s not the only author to tackle the subject.  Do a quick google search for destiny, free will, predestination...

Monday, April 21, 2014

Northwest Reno Library
2325 Robb Drive
Reno, Nevada

Wally’s World: The Loneliest Art Collection in Nevada, will be on display March 10 – May 2, 2014, at the Northwest Reno Library. Former director of the Eureka Opera House, Wally Cuchine is well-known for his remarkable art collection of some of Nevada’s finest artists. Jim McCormick, the former...

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

New work by Las Vegas artist Jerry Misko will be on exhibit at the Nevada Humanities Program Gallery from April 3 through May 30, 2014. The public is...

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Capital City Arts Initiative Courthouse Gallery
885 E. Musser Street
Carson City, Nevada

The Capital City Arts Initiative announces an exhibition, Seven Sennings, by Suzanne Kanatsiz.  Ms. Kanatsiz created the series of Seven Sennings  drawings by manipulating the translucent Dura-lar surfaces, rubbing pigment and graphite into the surface and following it with...

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Laxalt Auditorium, Warren Nelson Building
401 West Second Street
Reno, Nevada

As of October 31, 2013, the Lincoln Highway reached its hundred year mark. As a part of the program series presented by Historic Reno Preservation Society,  please join Jim Bonar, historian and teacher, as he looks at the inspiration behind the creation of the first transcontinental highway and...

Saturday, April 26, 2014

6:45 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
Nightingale Concert Hall
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, Nevada

Prior to each of the Reno Chamber Orchestra’s 2013-14 regular season concerts, Music Director Theodore Kuchar and guest artists will discuss the music the Orchestra will be performing. The guest artists for this concert are the University of Nevada, Reno Chamber Singers, performing Haydn's "...

7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location to be announced
Las Vegas, Nevada

National History Day in Nevada is a signature event of Nevada’s Sesquicentennial, Battle Born-Nevada Proud! The winners of the National History Day in Nevada contest will be eligible to attend the national contest at the University of Maryland at College Park in June 2014. Students grade 6 – 12...

7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Joe Crowley Student Union and William Raggio Building
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, Nevada

National History Day in Nevada is a signature event of Nevada’s Sesquicentennial, Battle Born-Nevada Proud! The winners of the National History Day in Nevada contest will be eligible to attend the national contest at the University of Maryland at College Park in June 2014. Students grade 6 – 12...

Sunday, April 27, 2014

1:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Nightingale Concert Hall
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, Nevada

Prior to each of the Reno Chamber Orchestra’s 2013-14 regular season concerts, Music Director Theodore Kuchar and guest artists will discuss the music the Orchestra will be performing. The guest artists for this concert are the University of Nevada, Reno Chamber Singers, performing Haydn's "...

3:15
Carson City Community Center
851 East William Street
Carson City, Nevada

Music Director/Conductor David Bugli and guest soloist Andrew Sords will discuss the lives, history, and cultural context of the composers for the Carson  City Symphony concert, "Symphony with Violin".  Andrew Sords is an internationally recognized performing artist who dedicates part of his...

Monday, April 28, 2014

Northwest Reno Library
2325 Robb Drive
Reno, Nevada

Wally’s World: The Loneliest Art Collection in Nevada, will be on display March 10 – May 2, 2014, at the Northwest Reno Library. Former director of the Eureka Opera House, Wally Cuchine is well-known for his remarkable art collection of some of Nevada’s finest artists. Jim McCormick, the former...

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....

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

New work by Las Vegas artist Jerry Misko will be on exhibit at the Nevada Humanities Program Gallery from April 3 through May 30, 2014. The public is...

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Capital City Arts Initiative Courthouse Gallery
885 E. Musser Street
Carson City, Nevada

The Capital City Arts Initiative announces an exhibition, Seven Sennings, by Suzanne Kanatsiz.  Ms. Kanatsiz created the series of Seven Sennings  drawings by manipulating the translucent Dura-lar surfaces, rubbing pigment and graphite into the surface and following it with...

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