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Train rolls into town with the steam from the band's hit single
Putting a new album into motion can be a journey for any band, but with four records already under its belt and the release of a fifth after a three-year break, Grammy award-winning rock group Train is back on track with “Save Me, San Francisco.” “I think taking time away from each other really made the heart grow fonder,” lead singer Pat Monahan said of the band’s hiatus in a press release. “We realized how important we were to one another an...
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Puddle of Mudd to get gritty for Reno audience
After a winter tour across the frozen East Coast, multi-platinum rockers Puddle of Mudd will continue the band’s tour in search of warm weather on the West Coast. With any luck, the band’s performance today at the Knitting Factory in Reno will be graced with warmth from the fans. Puddle of Mudd will highlight a music career created for and crafted by a close relationship with their fans. “We write songs for our fans, so you better believe we’l...
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Jake Owen to perform in Reno
RENO — Jake Owen performs Saturday at the Knitting Factory. In the past three years, Owen has racked up plenty of reasons to believe in himself and the creative direction he is taking on his album “Easy Does It.” The journey began in 2006 with the release of his debut album on RCA Nashville, “Startin’ With Me.” The insightful title cut from that project hit the Country Top 10 charts, leading to Owen’s first Academy of Country Music nomination ...
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The Wolfpack Party Tour plays at the Knit
RENO — The Wolfpack Party Tour featuring The Pack and Dev will be making a stop Friday at the Knitting Factory, 211 N. Virginia St. Doors are at 7 p.m. Show is at 8 p.m. Tickets are $17 to $22 and can be purchased at http://re.knittingfactory.com.
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Buckbean celebrates art and second anniversary
RENO — Buckbean Brewing Co. is having its first art opening on Friday with artist Kevin McCall. McCall will be at Buckbean from 5 to 8 p.m. to talk about his pop art. This art can be seen at www.mccallpopart.com. Also this week, Buckbean Brewing Co. is turning 2 years old and is celebrating the occasion with great specials and a party. • Today the special is $5 Very Noddy Lager pints. • Friday is $5 Very Noddy Lager pints and 15 percent off al...
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Art Bite at Nevada Museum of Art Friday
RENO — One of the foremost connoisseurs of Amphora Pottery, collector Dr. Byron Vreeland, will lead guests through the history and tales of the intricate works in this important and rare collection on on display at the Nevada Museum of Art. Vreeland will speak about the pottery Friday at noon at the museum, located at 160 W. Liberty St.
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Big Head Todd and the Monsters rock at the Nugget
SPARKS — Known for its unique sound and awesome live performances, indie band Big Head Todd and the Monsters plays Friday and Saturday in the Celebrity Showroom at John Ascuaga’s Nugget. Formed in the late 1980s, Big Head Todd consists of lead guitarist, Todd Park Mohr, drummer Brian Nevin and bassist Rob Squires. The trio started playing together in high school in Colorado. The group officially formed at the University of Colorado and launche...
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Art circles around cycling
To the founders and people who work at the Reno Bike Project, the bicycle is art — an art the Reno Bike Project will put on display in multiple mediums and forms on Saturday as part of the organization’s fourth We HeART Bikes art show.
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HomeMade Jam hopes to sweeten up brewery
The musicians that make up local band HomeMade Jam stir their musical talents together to make an interesting mix that is a little bit bluegrass, a little bit country and a little bit folk. All this is blended together with an expanded repertoire of rock 'n' roll cover songs, some swing music and southern rock.
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Knit hosts diverse shows over weekend
RENO – The Knitting Factory in Reno is ready for a diverse wave of entertainment this weekend. Metal gets the show going today with Soulfly. The Crystal Method follows Friday with electronic beats and Chamillionaire and Paul Wall bring the hip-hop/rap on Saturday.
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The Osmond Brothers at the Nugget
With deep-seated roots in the last half-decade of popular culture, and a family name synonymous with enduring music business success, the Osmond Brothers are a staple in the entertainment world. See brothers Wayne, Merrill, Jay and Jimmy in the Celebrity Showroom Thursday, Friday and Saturday at John Ascuaga’s Nugget.
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Banff Mountain Film Festival at the Nugget on Wednesday
Celebrate all things adventurous at the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour on Wednesday in the Rose Ballroom at John Ascuaga’s Nugget.
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Nevada Museum Of Art's staff displays talent
RENO — The Sierra Arts Foundation is pleased to announce the opening of its new gallery exhibition entitled Museum Studies.
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River Festival seeks ‘Humans in Motion’ for film contest
RENO — Get out the video cameras and spring into action for the Reno River Festival’s first-ever short video contest, Humans in Motion. Short videos, three to five minutes, are being accepted through April 26 for a shot at the $1,000 grand prize awarded at 6 p.m. May 7 during the Reno River Festival.
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Broadway is anything but drowsy
Stage comes to life with vaudeville-era performance
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Dancing with the Reno Stars raises funds for MS
RENO — Veronica Coleman came to “BB” without a lick of salsa dancing experience, but on Sunday she’ll show Reno what a little bit of encouragement and self-confidence can do, thanks to the assistance of salsa dance instructor William Flanders, or BB of Salsa Reno, as he’s better known. “I have no previous dance experience, no previous sports experience,” Coleman said. “I literally apologized to BB because I’d never gotten as much as hitting a ...
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No Quarter strives to make sure the song remains the same
Led Zeppelin tribute band works to put the skeptics to rest and master the masters
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Wonderlust
Local troupe Bohemian Burlesque takes a trip down the rabbit hole.
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Pennywise Punks
Punk band to perform Saturday at the Grand Sierra Resort as the finale to the Ultimate Boarder Competition.
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‘Broadway Bits’ awes with community talent
What started out as a mellow meandering through the seasons with “A Year With Frog and Toad” ended with a little deviant behavior from some “Guys and Dolls” but there is no reason to discredit any of the performance in between, because “Broadway Bits” by the Sierra School of Performing Arts is a magical musical journey that started Friday night and will run through Sunday. Taking the best musical numbers and well-written acts from five Broadwa...
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