Arts & Entertainment
Ultimate Reno Combat hosts 30th fight night
RENO — The area’s only Mixed Martial Arts event, Ultimate Reno Combat will hold its 30th fight night on Friday at the Grand Sierra Resort. In addition to a full lineup of fights, UFC fighter Nate Diaz will be on hand to sign autographs from 7 to 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. and fights start at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $25 and can be purchased online at www.grandsierraresort.com or by calling 800-648-3598.
Hollywood Glam V-Party to help food bank
RENO — LiveYourDreams Entertainment and Vanity Entertainment present the “Hollywood Glam V-Party” on Friday to benefit the Food Bank of Northern Nevada and to celebrate Cassandra Jenkins’ birthday. The event will begin at 10 p.m. at Tronix Nightclub, 303 Kieztke Lane in Reno. Everyone will have a chance to walk the red carpet as they enter the event and be photographed by photographers from Reno Tahoe Muse Project. Cover charge will be $5 with...
Lear Theater gifted to Artown RENO — Lear Theater Inc. has gifted three pieces of land to Artown effective Dec. 30, including the long-closed theater on the Truckee River in downtown. The parcels include theater at 501 Riverside Dr., a former First Church of Christ Scientist building, and the office building at 528 W. First St. and the adjacent parking lot. The property title and rights were transferred to Artown by Lear Theater, Inc. to remov...
NMA given fast-track grant
RENO — As National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Rocco Landesman has noted, “Art works everywhere,” which is why the NEA’s Challenge America Fast-Track (CAFT) program supports projects from primarily small and mid-sized arts organizations that extend the reach of the arts to underserved audiences —those whose opportunities to experience the arts are limited by geography, ethnicity, economics or disability. The Nevada Museum of Art (NMA) has ...