Calendar of Events

June

Thursday, June 2, 2016

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Nevada Humanities Program Gallery
1017 South First Street, #190
Las Vegas, Nevada

Nevada Humanities presents the exhibitionINTERSECTIONS: Art, Design, and the Neon Museum, on view June 2 through July 28, 2016, at the Nevada Humanities Program Gallery. INTERSECTIONS features works that bring the visual artist and the commercial designer...

Friday, June 3, 2016

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Nevada Museum of Art
160 West Liberty Street
Reno, Nevada

Artist Anna McKee and scientist Kendrick Taylor discuss the exhibition Anna McKee: 68,000 Years of Ice, a response to the successful drilling of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet in January 2012.

The 'Art Bite' series presents lunchtime dialogues offering perspectives and...

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Nevada Humanities Program Gallery
1017 South First Street, #190
Las Vegas, Nevada
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Saturday, June 4, 2016

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

Historian and author Frank X. Mullen Jr. will present his program, "In the Footsetps of the Donner Party" at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park.

Mullen, author of The Donner Party Chronicles: A Day-by-Day Account of a Doomed Wagon Train, explores the tragedy and triumph of a...

Monday, June 6, 2016

Carson City Community Center, Sierra Room
851 East William Street
Carson City, Nevada
Carson City Community Center, Sierra Room
...
Nevada Humanities Program Gallery
1017 South First Street, #190
Las Vegas, Nevada

Nevada Humanities presents the exhibitionINTERSECTIONS: Art, Design, and the Neon Museum, on view June 2 through July 28, 2016, at the Nevada...

Friday, June 10, 2016

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Nevada Museum of Art
160 West Liberty Street
Reno, Nevada

Filmmaker H. Paul Moon discusses his film of Joel Nelson's “Equus Caballus” currently on view in the exhibition “The Horse.”

The 'Art Bite' series presents lunchtime dialogues offering perspectives and interpretations of art and exhibits on display in the galleries of the Nevada Museum...

8:30 PM
Sundance Books and Music
121 California Ave
Reno, Nevada

An evening of curated short films all themed around food and sourced from around the world. This selection includes multiple genres directed by visionary filmmakers from around the world. Located on the front lawn at Sundance Books and Music.

SPECIAL THANKS TO: Robert Z. Hawkins...

Sunday, June 12, 2016

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Downtown Reno Library
301 S. Center St.
Reno, Nevada

Our Great Basin Young Chautauquans have been hard at work prepping for their stage debuts. Join us for one of their public performances - free and open to everyone!

Don't miss this special line-up of public performances by Reno's own Great Basin Young Chautauqua Scholars. Now in its...

Monday, June 13, 2016

Carson City Community Center, Sierra Room
851 East William Street
Carson City, Nevada
Carson City Community Center, Sierra Room
...
Nevada Humanities Program Gallery
1017 South First Street, #190
Las Vegas, Nevada

Nevada Humanities presents the exhibitionINTERSECTIONS: Art, Design, and the Neon Museum, on view June 2 through July 28, 2016, at the Nevada...

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Senior Center Library
1155 E 9th St.
Reno, Nevada

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Sundance Books and Music
121 California Ave
Reno, Nevada

Our Great Basin Young Chautauquans have been hard at work prepping for their stage debuts. Join us for one of their public performances - free and open to everyone!

Don't miss this special line-up of public performances by Reno's own Great Basin Young Chautauqua Scholars. Now in its...

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Spanish Springs Library
7100 Pyramid Way
Sparks, Nevada

Our Great Basin Young Chautauquans have been hard at work prepping for their stage debuts. Join us for one of their public performances - free and open to everyone!

Don't miss this special line-up of public performances by Reno's own Great Basin Young Chautauqua Scholars. Now in its...

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Reno Little Theater
147 East Pueblo Street
Reno, Nevada

Reno Little Theater presents Lights Out, a new work commissioned with support from the Dramatists Guild Fund.

Edgy and contemplative, Lights Out explores a world in the midst of a natural disaster that has taken out all electricity. Four people thrown together on a...

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

11:00 AM
Heritage Restaurant, Whitney Peak Hotel
255 N. Virginia St
Reno, Nevada

Parents and their children are invited to learn how a fine dining restaurant and professional kitchen operates. They will learn staff roles and responsibilities and understand how teams work together. Following the presentation, attendees will enjoy a provided lunch while watching Ratatouille...

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Nothing To It Culinary Center
225 Crummer Lane
Reno, Nevada

The Tudor Dynasty marked the end of the Dark Ages in England and was the beginning of food traditions that are still observed today. In this workshop, Frank X. Mullen and others will explore the technology and cuisine of Henry VIII’s 37,000 square-foot kitchens at Hampton Court Palace, take a...

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
North Valleys Library
1075 N. Hills Blvd #340
Reno, Nevada

Our Great Basin Young Chautauquans have been hard at work prepping for their stage debuts. Join us for one of their public performances - free and open to everyone!

Don't miss this special line-up of public performances by Reno's own Great Basin Young Chautauqua Scholars. Now in its...

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Reno Little Theater
147 East Pueblo Street
Reno, Nevada

Reno Little Theater presents Lights Out, a new work commissioned with support from the Dramatists Guild Fund.

Edgy and contemplative, Lights Out explores a world in the midst of a natural disaster that has taken out all electricity. Four people thrown together on a...

Thursday, June 16, 2016

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Sierra Views Library
4001 South Virginia St.
Reno, Nevada

Our Great Basin Young Chautauquans have been hard at work prepping for their stage debuts. Join us for one of their public performances - free and open to everyone!

Don't miss this special line-up of public performances by Reno's own Great Basin Young Chautauqua Scholars. Now in its...

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas at the Springs Preserve
309 South Valley View Boulevard
Las Vegas, Nevada

The public is cordially invited to join The Huntridge Foundation for the opening reception af their exhibit "Huntridge through the Decades: A Close-up of the Iconic People's Theatre."

The exhibit runs June 16 through September 1, 2016. Discover decades of theatre memorabilia, former...

6:00 PM
Heritage Restaurant, Whitney Peak Hotel
255 N. Virginia St
Reno, Nevada

James Bond has been a fan favorite across every living generation of moviegoers. In 53 years, 007 has been portrayed by seven actors and in more than two dozen films; yet none are quite as beloved as Sean Connery. Enjoy a specially themed multi–course dinner with paired shaken (not stirred)...

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Reno Little Theater
147 East Pueblo Street
Reno, Nevada

Reno Little Theater presents Lights Out, a new work commissioned with support from the Dramatists Guild Fund.

Edgy and contemplative, Lights Out explores a world in the midst of a natural disaster that has taken out all electricity. Four people thrown together on a...

Friday, June 17, 2016

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Good Luck Macbeth
713 South Virginia St.
Reno, Nevada

Come and share an hour of folktales written by Zora Neale Hurston, and performed by Juanita Westbrook, storyteller extraordinaire. These folktales reflect the joys and sorrows of the African American experience, celebrate the redemptive power of storytelling, and showcase the continuous...

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
The Center
401 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, Nevada

The community is invited to A Marriage Equality Retrospective, a panel discussion in honor of the one-year anniversary of nationwide marriage equality. The battle for marriage equality was a long, hard fight. Over the past year, many LGBTQ couples have gotten engaged and married. You...

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Reno Little Theater
147 East Pueblo Street
Reno, Nevada

Reno Little Theater presents Lights Out, a new work commissioned with support from the Dramatists Guild Fund.

Edgy and contemplative, Lights Out explores a world in the midst of a natural disaster that has taken out all electricity. Four people thrown together on a...

Saturday, June 18, 2016

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Reno Little Theater
147 East Pueblo Street
Reno, Nevada

Reno Little Theater presents Lights Out, a new work commissioned with support from the Dramatists Guild Fund.

Edgy and contemplative, Lights Out explores a world in the midst of a natural disaster that has taken out all electricity. Four people thrown together on a...

Sunday, June 19, 2016

2:15 PM - 5:00 PM
Pignic Pub & Patio
235 Flint Street
Reno, Nevada

A Community Poetry Reading Celebrating Juneteenth

Geralda Miller – Welcome & Soulful Appetizer

Verita Black-Prothro – “Picnic: The Liberated,” by M. Carl Holman, “Penguin, Mullet, Bread,” by Nikky Finney, “...

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Reno Little Theater
147 East Pueblo Street
Reno, Nevada

Reno Little Theater presents Lights Out, a new work commissioned with support from the Dramatists Guild Fund.

Edgy and contemplative, Lights Out explores a world in the midst of a natural disaster that has taken out all electricity. Four people thrown together on a...

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Bartley Ranch Regional Park
6000 Bartley Ranch Road
Reno, Nevada

Our Great Basin Young Chautauquans have been hard at work prepping for their stage debuts. Join us for one of their public performances - free and open to everyone!

Don't miss this special line-up of public performances by Reno's own Great Basin Young Chautauqua Scholars. Now in its...

Monday, June 20, 2016

Carson City Community Center, Sierra Room
851 East William Street
Carson City, Nevada
Carson City Community Center, Sierra Room
...
Nevada Humanities Program Gallery
1017 South First Street, #190
Las Vegas, Nevada

Nevada Humanities presents the exhibitionINTERSECTIONS: Art, Design, and the Neon Museum, on view June 2 through July 28, 2016, at the Nevada...

The Center
401 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, Nevada

The community is invited to view a photo exhibit, A Marriage Equality Retrospective, curated by the Las Vegas News Bureau.

...

Tuesday, June 21, 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...

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Bartley Ranch Schoolhouse
6000 Bartley Ranch Road
Reno, Nevada

An intimate garden reception with performers Fred Blanco, Brian Kral, and Juanita Westbrook, with wine and hors d’oeuvres. VIP ticket package holders only/$50.

SPECIAL THANKS TO: Robert Z. Hawkins Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, City of Reno, RGJ Media, Gail Anderson-...

6:00 PM
Bartley Ranch Regional Park
6000 Bartley Ranch Road
Reno, Nevada

The Stories of César Chávez is a dramatic solo show depicting the life of labor leader and civil rights activist César Chávez. Developed and performed by Los Angeles actor Fred Blanco, this award winning stage play features Blanco embodying a compelling host of characters, from youthful zoot–...

7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Sundance Books and Music
121 California Ave
Reno, Nevada

Join the 2016 Great Basin Young Chautauqua scholars as they discuss their research and characters in a lively Q&A with audience members. Pastries and coffee will be on hand to fuel the conversation.

SPECIAL THANKS TO: Bergdahl Associates Inc., City of Reno, Lindsay Cook, Christopher...

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

6:00 PM
Bartley Ranch Regional Park
6000 Bartley Ranch Road
Reno, Nevada

Brian Kral as Luther Burbank and Juanita Westbrook as Zora Neale Hurston.

Music: Sparks SDA Adult Choir

Tickets: $25 general admission seat/$10 lawn. Tickets available at nevadahumanities.org

SPECIAL THANKS TO: Robert Z. Hawkins Foundation, National Endowment for the...

7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Sundance Books and Music
121 California Ave
Reno, Nevada

Join Fred Blanco as he discusses his research and characters in a lively Q&A with audience members. Pastries and coffee will be on hand to fuel the conversation.

SPECIAL THANKS TO: Robert Z. Hawkins Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, City of Reno, RGJ Media, Gail...

Thursday, June 23, 2016

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Northwest Reno Library
2325 Robb Drive
Reno, Nevada

Join Chautauquan Brian Kral as he examines the variety of ways that food and food production are depicted in science fiction novels and films, ranging from the works of H.G. Wells to Ridley Scott’s 2015 film adaptation of The Martian.

SPECIAL THANKS TO: Robert Z. Hawkins Foundation,...

6:00 PM
Bartley Ranch Regional Park
6000 Bartley Ranch Road
Reno, Nevada

Great Basin Young Chautauqua Performers: Jillian Kirgin as Katharine Hepburn, Aaron Tucker as Ronald Reagan, and Katie Fralick as Audrey Hepburn.

Frank X. Mullen as Henry VIII

Music: The Reno Swing Set

SPECIAL THANKS TO: Robert Z. Hawkins Foundation, National Endowment for...

7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Sundance Books and Music
121 California Ave
Reno, Nevada

Join Brian Kral and Juanita Westbrook as they discuss their research and characters in a lively Q&A with audience members. Pastries and coffee will be on hand to fuel the conversation.

SPECIAL THANKS TO: Robert Z. Hawkins Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, City of...

Friday, June 24, 2016

7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Sundance Books and Music
6000 Bartley Ranch Road
Reno, Nevada

Join Frank X. Mullen as he discusses his research and characters in a lively Q&A with audience members. Pastries and coffee will be on hand to fuel the conversation.

SPECIAL THANKS TO: Robert Z. Hawkins Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, City of Reno, RGJ Media, Gail...

Monday, June 27, 2016

Carson City Community Center, Sierra Room
851 East William Street
Carson City, Nevada
Carson City Community Center, Sierra Room
...
Nevada Humanities Program Gallery
1017 South First Street, #190
Las Vegas, Nevada

Nevada Humanities presents the exhibitionINTERSECTIONS: Art, Design, and the Neon Museum, on view June 2 through July 28, 2016, at the Nevada...

The Center
401 South Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, Nevada

The community is invited to view a photo exhibit, A Marriage Equality Retrospective, curated by the Las Vegas News Bureau.

...

Tuesday, June 28, 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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