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Oak Ridge Boys play three nights at John Ascuaga’s Nugget
The Oak Ridge Boys possess one of the most distinctive and recognizable sounds in the music industry.
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Artown to open with some Woodstock nostalgia
In August 1969, the crowd was almost 400,000 strong — a group of strung out, iconoclastic hippies descending on a green field just outside Woodstock, New York. They were there for the mud and free love that swirled around to the soundtrack of 32 musicians.
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Fernández does it all his way
Vicente Fernández did it all his way Sunday at the Reno Events Center – and one didn’t even have to speak Spanish to fully appreciate his talent.
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Roll the tapes
The Reno Film Festival plays this weekend, highlighting local artists
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‘El Idolo de Mexico’ at the Reno Events Center
The appearance of Vicente Fernández at the Reno Events Center on Sunday would be comparable to an Elvis Presley performance here in the United States.
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Surf's Up
Legendary surf guitarist Dick Dale will play Friday night at John Ascuaga's Nugget
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Stickin’ It To You
‘Zig’ musician Gary Jibilian will play his unique stringed instrument tonight at Cantina los Tres Hombres.
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Why Are These Women So Uppity?
The Uppity Blues Women will celebrate part of their farewell tour with a night at John Ascuaga’s Nugget.
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Music is more fun with Hot Buttered Rum
The Bay Area band will play its rock-infused bluegrass on Friday at Great Basin Brewing Co.
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Local entertainment events this weekend
Reno Chamber Orchestra presents the Hollenbach arts ensemble as part of Renown Health’s Healing Arts Program RENO — As part of the Healing Arts program, Reno Chamber Orchestra presents The Hollenbach Arts Ensemble, a brass quintet performing Sunday at 4 p.m., in the Tahoe Tower Lobby at Renown Regional Medical Center. The brass quintet of performers includes: Jason Altieri, trombone; Dwayne Hollenbach, trumpet; Emily Hollenbach, horn; Paul Len...
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Working-class issues take center stage in ‘6:01 AM’
Making life seem as real as possible on the stage is the task for the actors of “6:01 AM: A Working Class Opera,” who will portray some difficult life situations during Saturday’s performance at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts. “6:01 AM” has brought together several local organizations as well as teens and adults to put on the play. Sierra Arts, The Holland Project, Nevada Opera, Spoken Views and Rainshadow Charter High School have ...
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Footloose brings fun to the Nugget
The Broadway musical based on the movie brings well-choreographed teen rebellion to Sparks.
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Staind and Hoobastank: When edgy anger meets up with technic...
Between the lightning strikes and Staind’s extremely eager use of stage lighting in the Reno Ballroom Friday night, it was a night of sensory overload for the eyes and ears.
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Famed singer and stage actress to perform Sunday in Reno
Fresh off a plane after an 18-hour trek from the Philippines, singer and actress Lea Salonga’s voice shows no sign of fatigue.
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Thunder struck
Male revue show 'Thunder from Down Under' prepares to rock the town.
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Get thunder struck
Male revue show 'Thunder from Down Under' prepares to rock the town.
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Officer Garcia, reporting for duty
Out patrolling, Officer James Garcia and Deputy S. Jones of the "Reno Police Department" order tacos from a local fast food restaurant. Taking a note out from their bag, Deputy Jones discovers the pleas of a scared and trapped citizen inside the business. "Officers, there are two armed men inside," Jones reads. Garcia simply answers "I hope there are two-armed men in there. One-armed men wouldn't be able to serve tacos." We all know him as Off...
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Hoobastank and Staind bring rock to the ballroom
Collaborating on an album to decide what goes in it and what’s left out isn’t easy. Doug Robb, lead singer for American post-grunge band Hoobastank, says on the musical group’s Web site that the process often leaves the bandmembers and the producers fighting “tooth and nail” to make it work. “It was a reeeeeeeeally long process,” Robb states in the Web site biography of its newest compilation. “Nothing sounded or felt right at first. We wanted...
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Who's man enough?
“Who will be the next Miss Glamoresse?”
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