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Secondhand Serenade proves it is coming up first
John Vesely is more widely known by his artist name, Secondhand Serenade.
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Tahoe Adventure Film Festival proves to be a crowd pleaser
Caution: Deep sea dives, BASE jumping and avalanche skiing ahead.
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Review: Sparks dodges the shaft, gets some barbs at Sheep Di...
I have always been interested in local politics. It’s quite sad actually. I am often the brunt of friendly barbs as co-workers poke fun at my ability to heroically ward off insomnia at city council meetings. Oh, those poor unfortunate souls. They had just never attended a Sheep Dip. The highlight of the night came when Sparks City Councilman Ron Smith gave Reno City Councilwoman Sharon Zadra the shaft. Literally. The award is given to the prom...
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Godfather of Funk keeps it real — real funky, that is
It’s always important to respect your elders, especially when they happen to be George Clinton, the Godfather of Funk.
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Northern Nevada agencies report calm New Year's
Northern Nevada law enforcement agencies say it was a relatively quiet New Year's Eve.
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Local artist layers up
Candace Nicol's artwork depends on the seasons.
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Review: Jett reaches the 'Sinner' with 'Bad Reputation'
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts still rock it in spite of doctor's orders.
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Live the hunt of the majestic buffalo
He battled hypothermia and his own paranoia; he saw bears (who love to steal buffalo meat), and he tracked – and bagged – an animal that had fascinated him for so long.
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Bootiequake wants to funk up the house on New Year’s Eve
Brace yourselves: Bootiequake is coming. While no ground will be shaking or Richter scales out of whack, John Ascuaga’s Nugget will be throwing quite the New Year’s Eve bash, with special musical guests, the ’70s-incarnated R&B funk band Bootiequake. The group belongs to Perfect World Entertainment, a company that represents different cover bands specializing in a variety of musical genres and period hits. Bootiequake members like to think of ...
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Bret Michaels falls short of rock star reputation
There are two things I hate in this world — being lied to and paying too much for something.
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San Diego ballet company brings ‘Nutcracker’ to Reno stage
In honor of the classic Christmas ballet “The Nutcracker,” the Grand Sierra Resort will host the City Ballet of San Diego in its rendition of the famous Russian performance. The two-act fairy tale production will be held Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Grand Theatre. The City Ballet’s performance has been voted “San Diego’s Best Nutcracker” and described by the San Diego Union-Tribune as “a plum of a Nutcracker.” Nationally renowned choreographer El...
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As Christmas and recession collide, parents cope with gift-g...
Traditionally, Christmas is associated with family, food and holiday cheer.
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Belle of the stage is coming to town
Susan Egan is a woman of many talents. Singer. Actress. Voice talent.
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Tramps ready to smear the cheer
Anyone familiar with the music of The Saddle Tramps knows that the musicians who come up with such lyrical lewdness are largely off their rockers.
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Pink is back
Back in 1988, Lee Smith placed an ad in a music store in Adelaide, Australia, seeking interested band mates. The catch to the ad: “We only play Pink Floyd.”
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Van Praagh can never have too much spirits
In the immortal words of Tom Petty, “You believe what you want to believe.” With that in mind, renowned survival evidence medium James Van Praagh is coming to Reno for one show on Saturday at the Grand Sierra Resort. Van Praagh’s career took off in the early 1990s on the NBS show “The Other Side,” which chronicled people’s dreams, sightings and other paranormal encounters. In the nearly 20 years since, he has taken his abilities in communicati...
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