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Saves the Day saves the show
With one no-show and two disappointing performances, the Bamboozle Roadshow’s stop in Sparks provided a bumpy ride with ups and downs but ultimately left fans feeling content.
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Ambiguity sure sounds good
Blue Turtle Seduction isn’t a nature group in search of an undiscovered creature, and it sure isn’t a pornographic stage show.
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Bamboozle comes to Save The Day
The indie/emo quartet Saves The Day comes out from "Under the Boards" for the Bamboozle Roadshow tour, which will make a stop at the New Oasis Thursday night.
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Cinderella to enchant the Pioneer Center
The A.V.A. Ballet Theatre has been working diligently to perform the classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale “Cinderella” Saturday and Sunday at the Pioneer Center.
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Canadian mountain-culture film festival makes annual stop in...
For an organization dedicated to preserving nature in Nevada, there is no more appropriate way to have the year’s biggest fundraiser than by showing award-winning films depicting outdoor adventure and mountain culture.
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Music to celebrate a sticky career
Nestled in a small office suite in the ominous playground of mechanic and auto body shops of the Sparks industrial area is the tinted door adorned with a street-art Obey sticker, differentiating Sticker Guy! from the surrounding business doors.
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Dancers use motion to express emotion
Members of Wing and a Prayer Dance Company have been rehearsing for nearly a year to perfect the choreography for the company’s spring show, Flights On Foot 2008.
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Sparks reels in quite the show
With guitars and brass instruments in hand Reel Big Fish will take the stage tonight at The Sparks New Oasis at 8 p.m.
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The Dice Man groweth up
Those of us who were in our teens in the late 1980s and early 1990s remember comedian Andrew “Dice” Clay as the guy who used lots of bad words and made dirty jokes and who was banned for life from MTV, which was OK since parents didn’t want us watching that channel anyway.
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Matchbox Twenty: Look how far they've come
If “Exile in America” is Matchbox Twenty’s last tour together, one thing is for sure: the band knows how to go out in style.
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Two funny girls make for one great night
When the lights in the Grand Theatre dimmed shortly after 8 p.m. Saturday, the crowd cheered as the announcer welcomed to the stage Heather MacDonald. “Who?” the some audience members whispered to one another, but the people who watch “Chelsea Lately,” the late-night TV show hosted by Saturday's main act Chelsea Handler, knew exactly who MacDonald was and cheered a little louder to compensate. MacDonald, a frequent round table guest on Handler...
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Handler brings her pretty/funny act to GSR
It’s not easy being pretty, and it isn’t any easier if you’re funny and smart, too.
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Matchbox, Morissette take Reno stage
After a five-year hiatus from the recording studio and a four-year break from the road, the multi-platinum rock band Matchbox Twenty is back in action and coming to Reno.
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Gypsy rockers blend punk and Roma
A shirtless Ukrainian named Eugene Hütz and seven other mysterious beings will take the stage at the Grand Sierra Resort on Friday in the Grand Theatre.
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The Moody Blues muffled by mediocre performance
The Moody Blues took audience members on a stroll down memory lane Friday night in their performance at the Silver Legacy.
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Michael Bolton nearly sold out at Nugget
Those of us who lost track of singer Michael Bolton in the early 1990s have a couple of questions: What ever happened to him and, more importantly, what happened to his signature hair?
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Moody Blues never stop asking fans to ‘question’
Lyrics recorded almost 40 years ago in defiance of a generation’s undesirable war demonstrate one of the biggest reasons for the continued successes of The Moody Blues: relevance.
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Sinister Scene seeks succeess in a sinister business
Four guys cram into a small practice room with blaring white walls and hot florescent lights.
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You may have escaped the ’70s, but no one escapes ABBA
Well-rounded music man Gary Raffanelli isn’t ready to let the catchy tunes and skin-tight polyester suits of the 1970s Swedish pop group ABBA go out of style. Stumbling into the hit tribute band Abbacadabra was purely serendipitous. In 2002, Raffanelli was pitching entertainment ideas to a casino when he was asked the dreaded question if that was all the ideas he had. A quick-thinking Raffanelli responded the best way he knew how: by rememberi...
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Rockin’ on eggshells
Eggshell Egoz has a fun, funky, danceable sound that will liven up Cantina Los Tres Hombres on Saturday night.
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