Mclver’s goal as a commercial artist is to solve problems. From the best way to display your company’s identity, to how someone will have an interactive experience in a certain space. He uses design to evoke emotion, create awareness and solve these problems in a creative application every day. During this afternoon lecture, hear about […]
Come experience the Spoken Views collective tonight inside the Sierra Arts Gallery. Fresh from competition in Washington D.C., some of the most diverse and progressive young poets will perform in this intimate session. Free and open to the public. Doors at 5:30, readings start at 6 p.m.
When originally made, the film was seen as a departure from Hitchcock’s previous film North by Northwest, having been filmed on a low budget, with a television crew and in black and white. Psycho initially received mixed reviews, but outstanding box office returns prompted reconsideration which led to overwhelming critical acclaim and four Academy Award […]
There are 4 open seats for the Monotype Printing Workshop this Sat. with Candace Garlock. A unique opportunity to get one on one training with one of the best in the business. Sign up today.
The reception for Stewart Francis Easton’s interactive quilt is tonight from 5-7 p.m. Four interactive sensors will dazzle your senses and make you want to learn more about St. Nicholas. Appetizers generously provided by Wild River Grille.
Tonight’s lecture is from artist Tia Flores. Flores was spurred by a desire to know more about her ancestors, and her creations have evolved into culturally-themed works including vessels, drums, masks and jewelry. Her designs are a reflection of her two families. From her mother’s mother, she is greatly influenced by the harsh beauty of the […]
North by Northwest is a tale of mistaken identity, with an innocent man pursued across the United States by agents of a mysterious organization trying to prevent him from blocking their plan to smuggle out microfilm that contains government secrets. This is one of several Hitchcock films that features a music score by Bernard Herrmann […]
Brought together by the playa gods, Portlandia-based songwriter Jodi McLaren and Reno’s Dr. Kirsten Mackey unite to make Rainglow; music meant to clear the dust from off your nips and get you singing through your lips. This event is free thanks to a generous sponsorship from the Dolan Automotive Group.
Join us for the continuation of Films in the Gallery Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. Vertigo received mixed reviews upon initial release, but is now often cited as a classic Hitchcock film and one of the defining works of his career. Attracting significant scholarly criticism, it replaced Citizen Kane (1941) as the best film ever made in […]
This four-part series includes a film screening, post commentary, and Q&A from film scholar, Mel Shields. Participants will develop a critical vocabulary and intellectual framework for understanding Hitchcock’s use of cinematography, repressed memory, humor, and voyeurism.