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Murphy's Dropkick Sparks
Celtic punk mayhem will erupt on Saturday in Sparks at the New Oasis when The Dropkick Murphys take the stage. When AC/DC met an Irish version of The Clash, a brand new sound was formed. Aside from the usual guitar, bass and drums, The Dropkick Murphys utilize all the musical talent they can muster by playing the bagpipes, tin whistle, accordion, banjo and mandolin. With so many instruments and only six members in the band, the New Oasis will ...
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They shine on like crazy diamonds
To many music fans, Pink Floyd is an innovative and progressive rock group that is on an elite list of bands whose music will forever be venerated and protected by its fans. Well, local band Eclipse knows they have what it takes to be Pink Floyd — even if it is only one performance at a time.
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CHAIR-ity Ball adds artsy twist to sitting, fundraising
Come take a load off but watch where you sit. The first ever CHAIR-ity Ball to benefit the Crisis Call Center will showcase about 40 eclectically designed chairs that will be up for auction Saturday at the Siena Hotel Spa Casino.
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Clint Black brings boots and tunes to Sparks
It was obvious there was a country star at John Ascuaga's Nugget Sunday night. People streamed into the Rose Ballroom donning cowboy hats, boots and belt buckles.
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Clint Black at the Nugget on Sunday
Country star Clint Black has been a force in the country industry since his debut album “Killin’ Time” appeared in 1989.
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Mother Earth lives in the music of New Monsoon
Imagine The Grateful Dead jamming with a relaxed Bob Marley and they might sound a little like the Bay Area-based band New Monsoon.
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A reputation for being raunchy and rockin'
It’s like when someone tells a sick and twisted joke that no one understands but still chuckles awkwardly, hoping not to be labeled as the slow one in the bunch.
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Fans swarm Club Underground for Bayside show
The thick crowd of stereotypical emo-punk kids donning skin-tight pants and black eyeliner disguised the great show that came to Club Underground on Sunday. The small venue was swarming with teenagers hovering around the small stage in anticipation of the band Bayside.
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Hansel and Gretel is an enchanting event
Half the fun of seeing the Nevada Opera's new production of "Hansel and Gretel" is trying to guess how they captured so much magic is so little time.
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Bayside is 'Storming Stages and Stereos'
Loyal fans of the indie punk-rocker band Bayside will be ecstatic to hear that the group will be coming to Reno for the first time in three years on Sunday. They are making a stop at Club Underground in downtown Reno on their Storming Stages and Stereos Tour.
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Artist mixes nostalgia with conservative angst
Jenifer Klein's life is just as colorful as the art she creates. She rides Harleys and has taken flying lessons. And she's ... gasp! ... a politically conservative cartoonist and painter in a world of liberals. Despite her love for adventure — or because of it — Klein enjoys capturing the quirkiness and warmth of nostalgic America in her paintings. With her bright eyes and easy laugh, she's not your usual artistic rebel. The subjects of her ar...
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Young voices tell all
An open-ended class project has turned into so much more for Sparks High School senior Teri McKelvey. It has turned into something she can put her heart and soul into.
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Concert Review: Foo Fighters and Against Me! rock but should...
Let's be honest: A $45 concert ticket in this town is considered expensive. But if you stayed home Friday night to catch up on reality TV reruns because you were being a tightwad, you made a big mistake. Missing the Foo Fighters is inexcusable.
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Art review: Linger at the "Like, Love, Lust" exhibit
In our desensitized society it is genuinely difficult to be shocked by much anymore. But walking into "Like, Love, Lust," a new exhibit by Michael Sarich at the Nevada Museum of Art, was shocking.
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Foo Fighters to share Reno stage Friday
The Foo Fighters, who have been making music for 10 years and have six studio albums, will take the stage at the Reno Events Center Friday night as part of the band's tour promoting their latest release “Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace.”
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Brew Haha has 'em lining up to support the arts
The beer was flowing, the music roaring and the people were smiling. The Lucky No. 13 Brew Haha charity event in support of Sierra Arts was in full swing.
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Beer, fun and generosity flow at 13th annual Brew Haha
Brew Haha: ([broo - hahhah] noun) A charity event held in support of Sierra Arts cleverly disguised as a night of beer tasting, music and dancing.
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