Arts & Entertainment
Sparks musician to perform at Carmel Bach Festival
CARMEL, Calif. — Among the world-class artists to be featured at the 75th annual Carmel Bach Festival this July will be Erin Finkelstein, a clarinetist from Sparks. Finkelstein, who currently lives in Sacramento, Calif., received her bachelor’s in music from the University of the Pacific and performs frequently with the Sacramento Philharmonic, Modesto Symphony and Stockton Symphony. Led by world-renowned music director Paul Goodwin, the Carme...
Reno-Tahoe Comedy honors ‘Personalities of Past’ in 3 shows
RENO — Reno Tahoe Comedy presents “Personalities of the Past,” a comedic tribute to bygone performers starring Tony D’Andrea, for three shows this weekend. D’Andrea brings back memories of some of the most memorable entertainers of the 20th century. His act is a whirlwind tour of thoughts and impressions with stops at platforms even D’Andrea doesn’t realize are on the itinerary. He’s from the old school where material comes from creativity and...
All Shall Perish at The Alley
SPARKS — Deathcore pioneers All Shall Perish will bring their brand of hardcore-infused death metal to Sparks on Friday night. All Shall Perish is touring in support of its fourth studio album, “This Is Where It Ends,” which released last summer on Nuclear Blast Records and peaked at No. 50 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart. After releasing the record, the band immediately hit the road as part of the high-profile 2011 Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem...
Artists at the Village to hold open studios
RENO — Wildflower’s Artists at the Village present Open Studios Art at the Chapel Gallery, Open Door Gallery and Art House at the new pub from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (music might go later) on Saturday. Visit these local artists in their open studios: • Shari Havelka – encaustic art (ask about her classes) at Chapel Gallery • Doug Ramseth – photography at the night office • Mike Bond – acrylic paintings in #D2 • Sonnie Imes – paintings and giclées i...
George Lopez at Silver Legacy
RENO — Comedian and TV star George Lopez performs Friday in the Grande Exposition Hall at the Silver Legacy Resort Casino. Lopez is a multi-talented entertainer whose career encompasses television, film, standup comedy and late-night television. For two seasons, Lopez hosted “Lopez Tonight,” a late-night television talk show on TBS, which represented Lopez’s return to series television after co-creating, writing, producing and starring in Warn...
Shows this weekend at The Underground
RENO — On Friday in the Showroom at The Underground is a DJ event, “Battle for Reno – Acapella Battles & Freestyle Tournament.” This show is for 18 and older and begins at 9 p.m. Tickets cost $5. On Friday at 8 p.m. in the Lounge is a Symbiosis after-party with Kytami (formerly from Delhi 2 Dublin), Kate Cotter, Kristophari and Space Crafter. Tickets cost $5 in advance and $10 at the door. Show is for ages 21 and older. On Saturday, Black Cat ...
Final weekend for ‘The God of Carnage’ at Brüka Theatre
RENO — Only three performances remain of “The God of Carnage” at Brüka Theatre in Reno. Tony DeGeiso directs this wickedly funny play that asks what happens when two sets of parents meet up to deal with the unruly behavior of their children. A calm and rational debate between grown-ups about the need to teach kids how to behave properly? Or a hysterical night of name-calling, tantrums and tears before bedtime? This Tony award-winning 90-minute...
‘Nudes and Neon’ opens Monday
“Nudes and Neon,” a three-person exhibition that investigates the connection between body, light, and reflection, opens Monday at the Sierra Arts Gallery, 17 S. Virginia St.
Good Luck Macbeth to move to midtown
After almost two years presenting live theater, films, theater education and improv across from City Hall in downtown Reno, Good Luck Macbeth Theatre Company has secured a new home at 713 S. Virginia St.
‘Before I Die’ with Candy Chang
At 6 p.m. today, Black Rock Arts Foundation and Black Rock Design present a talk by artist, designer, urban planner and wanderer Candy Chang called “Before I Die” at the Nevada Museum of Art.