Arts & Entertainment
One … two … 10,000 Maniacs take the stage
As any fan that has followed the early ’90s band 10,000 Maniacs knows, the group has seen a lot through the years. Chart-topping singles, playing at the Inaugural Ball for President Bill Clinton and, of course, an ever-fluctuating member lineup that has boasted the likes of Natalie Merchant, all have garnered the alternative rock band an iconic spot in music history.
Tickle Me Reno
Imagine being sick and feeling like your head and hands and feet are all 10 times their normal size.
Blues about the Jews
For blues musician Saul Kaye, he wants to take the blues one step further — with the Torah — and Friday night at Great Basin Brewing Co., he’ll be showing audience members what the Jewish blues are all about.
Review: UB40 brings a naturally good time
Being on the Nugget showroom stage seemed the most natural thing in the world for UB40. Then again, after 20-plus years in the spotlight, the hot stage lights should be just as natural to the eight-man reggae group as the smooth beats coming from their drums. UB40 took the Sparks stage Thursday in front of an almost-full house at John Ascuaga’s Nugget. As I took my seat and the concert began, I was a little unsure what the night would bring. I...
Alice steps through the mirror onto the stage
Follow him down the rabbit hole … OK, so perhaps the average person would think twice before following a white rabbit down an unknown hole, and there’s Lewis Carroll’s iconic book “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” to thank for that. In this classic tale, Alexander Van Alstyne, executive director at A.V.A. Ballet Theater, saw something he wanted to bring to the stage. “Alice in Wonderland,” a full hour-and-a-half ballet performance, will be sh...