Arts & Entertainment
The play ‘Dead Man’s Cell Phone’ explores how people can be disconnected in a world of connectivity
Renown, RCO present The Argenta Trio
RENO — As part of Renown Regional Medical Center’s Healing Arts Program, the Reno Chamber Orchestra presents The Argenta Trio at 4 p.m. Sunday at Renown’s Tahoe Tower Lobby, 1155 Mill St. in Reno. The Argenta Trio is the renowned University of Nevada, Reno Department of Music faculty ensemble featuring violinist Stephanie Sant’Ambrogio, cellist Dmitri Atapine, and pianist James Winn. This concert is free and open to the public. For more inform...
Outlaw Willie Nelson to play at Silver Legacy
RENO — Famed country star and activist Willie Nelson will perform two shows this weekend at the Silver Legacy. Known for such hits as “On the Road Again,” “Stardust,” “Always On My Mind” and many more, the outlaw entertainer Nelson can sing just about anything — and with just about anyone he pleases. As he sees it, “The more songs you know, the more musicians you listen to, the more writers you hear, the better equipped you are to decide where...
Peter Frampton, mariachi at the Grand Sierra
RENO — On Friday, the Grand Sierra Resort welcomes classic rock guitarist Peter Frampton at 9 p.m. in the Grand Theatre. Frampton is one of the most celebrated guitarists in rock history. At 16 he was lead singer and guitarist for British teen band the Herd. At 18 he co-founded one of the first super groups, seminal rock act Humble Pie. His fifth solo album, the electrifying “Frampton Comes Alive!” is one of the top-selling live records of all...
St. Patty’s parties at the Eldorado
RENO — The Eldorado is going green with St. Patrick’s Day parties throughout the property this Saturday. The Brew Brothers has live music by Alias playing Top 40 hits followed by late night sets from DJ D.Rek. Make Addiction Saturdays your new weekend habit and enjoy the luck of the Irish at BuBinga Lounge. Sounds by (((xm fredie))), Roni Romance and Jessica the Ripper and visuals by VJ A-Jay. Doors open at 10 p.m., $10 cover Friday and Saturd...
Storytelling, St. Patty’s humor from Reno-Tahoe Comedy
RENO — On Thursday, Reno Tahoe Comedy presents An Evening of Songs & Stories with Schall Adams and Jason King. Adams and King take you on a ride through the lives of many of your favorite musicians, new and old. You’ll hear favorite old songs and stories about the songs, the times and the musicians you love. Be ready to play along and sing along with crazy fun audience participation. You’ll see a different show at each performance of Songs & S...
Cosmic collaboration leads to solar eclipse series
CARSON CITY — From a 30-pound treasure to a half-ton meteorite found a century ago, Nevada has seen its share of fallen stars. Telling their story is the beginning of a bright idea. Fusing their talents, local scientists and historians are kicking off a series of special events to observe the upcoming 2012 solar eclipse. Dan Ruby, associate director of the Fleischmann Planetarium, will share his experience during a discussion on rare historic ...
Last chance to be ‘Normal’
One performance remains of Truckee Meadows Community College theater students’ rendition of “Next to Normal,” the acclaimed, groundbreaking musical.