Arts & Entertainment
ArtCar Fest hits Reno
ArtCar Fest does what no other art event can — it hits the road! This time the ArtCars are driving over Donner Pass to visit Reno.
Learn to draw living plants
Learn the art of drawing living plants during a special Artown art workshop at the Wilbur D. May Arboretum in Rancho San Rafael Regional Park from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday.
Read, play, make mom happy
Your mom is awfully tired of you. She’s tired of you running up and down stairs, in and out doors, from kitchen to bedroom. She’s tired of your noise from video games, talky toys, TV shows and electronics. Most of all, she’s very, very tired of you saying that you’re bored. But it’s true: You’re bored and nothing’s fun. So maybe it’s time to make your own fun, with help from siblings, friends, imagination and “Get Outside” by Jane Drake & Ann ...
Tickets to see Morrissey at JA Nugget on sale
SPARKS — English Singer/Songwriter Morrissey will be packing the ballroom in November for his show at John Ascuaga’s Nugget Nov. 17. Ticket sales open Friday, and will be selling for the remainder of the summer for the fall show. Tickets cost $67 plus tax and service fee. The show begins at 8 p.m. and the doors open at 7. To purchase tickets visit the Nugget website www.janugget.com or call 356-3300 or 800-648-1177.
Art, film and music event at Underground
RENO — The second showcase for the Reno branch of RAW: Natural Born Artists is “Mixology” at 8 p.m. Friday. RAW is a national independent arts organization that has grown exponentially in the past three years. More than 20 artists will be participating: Poly, willie, Mackenzie Swecker, Katie Morrissey, Matthew McIver, Heather Lee Jones, Alexandra Dietme, Doug E Moore, Anthony Cacibauda, Lynsey Nelson, Reno AcroYoga, Last To Leave, Sam Foote, B...
Steel Panther at The Knit
RENO — Steel Panther will perform at 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Knitting Factory Concert House in Reno. Satirically pretending to be a hair metal band that missed its big break in the ‘80s, singer Ralph Saenz (“Michael Starr”), drummer Darren Leader (“Stix Zadinia”), bassist Travis Haley (“Lexxi Foxxx”) and guitarist Russ Parrish (“Satchel”) hit the club circuit on the Sunset Strip under the name Metal Shop (later changed to Metal Skool, and then...
Summer movie series shows ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2’ today
RENO — The Summit and Century Theatres have teamed up to bring the Summer Movie Clubhouse, a three-month summer movie series for kids, to The Summit through Aug. 23. Today’s show, “Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2,” rated PG, will begin at 10 a.m. Ticket options include 10 shows for $5 or single-show tickets for $1 per show. To purchase tickets, visit Century Theaters in advance to purchase the 10-show movie pass, or to buy single show tickets. Century ...
Viva Le Cirque at the GSR
RENO — Viva Le Cirque is a large-scale show starring today’s most talented cirque artists. Shows are at 9 p.m. today, Friday, Saturday, July 17-19 and July 21-22. Featuring acrobats, gymnasts, aerialists, contortionists, hand balancers, and daredevils, this show is a surreal voyage into the mind of a lost traveler who crash lands inside a theater. After wandering about, he opens up a realm into his imagination. Tickets cost $10. Viva Le Cirque...