Arts & Entertainment
Concert Review: Sol Jibe jives well with Farmer’s Market
The Hometowne Farmer’s Market Thursday crowd is diverse. Moms and dads, enjoying a summer evening over a meal, high school kids getting as much time in before they’re ushered off the streets at 9 p.m. by horse toting cops and 20 somethings starting the weekend early with an Icky beer from the Great Basin Brewery.
Shakespeare play rocks the boat
Crashing waves and deafening thunder open Shakespeare’s romantic play “The Tempest” as a boat is seen caught in the violent raging sea. On deck, men frantically try to save their seemingly doomed lives before the inevitable splintering of wood. There is no hope for them.
Spend a summer night at the Shakespeare Festival
The amber-colored sunset makes the turquoise blue water look like diamonds floating in the ripples. Soft sand accents the tall evergreen trees that frame the outdoor amphitheater. Sand Harbor is the perfect place for an evening at the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival.
Ness plants his rock roots in Reno
When punk legend Mike Ness takes the stage at the Grand Sierra Resort on Saturday, he and his band mates will be accompanied by the spirits of the rebel rockers who came before them.
Nugget Photo Contest
The fireworks are over and the last remnants of Star Spangled Sparks are being packed away until next year. But John Ascuaga's Nugget is searching for a few good images to remember the event.
Dancing with only a wing and a prayer
Three dancers stood in a tight circle, the floor an open stage around them. While flittering their hands in front of their chests, almost like an exterior heart beat, more dancers joined them, eyes straight forward. With each step and lunge, an exhaled breath escaped into the hot auditorium as arms and legs poised gracefully without effort, focusing on nothing but the music and keeping time. The dance is called “Promises and Dark Chocolate” an...