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16 Things to do This Week in the Reno Area
This Is Reno

16 Things to do This Week in the Reno Area

Welcome to our weekly column of things to do in the Reno area! This week we have a trivia night, a 10th-anniversary celebration, a film festival, and various holiday events.
Local artist who traveled to Amazon Rainforest to showcase work at Sierra Arts Foundation
Fox 11

Local artist who traveled to Amazon Rainforest to showcase work at Sierra Arts Foundation

Two local artists are being featured in a new exhibit at the Sierra Arts Foundation.
Brew Haha back for 25th Year, Benefits Sierra Arts Foundation
KTVN

Brew Haha back for 25th Year, Benefits Sierra Arts Foundation

The Brew Haha returns to the Nugget Casino Resort this Saturday. There will be more than 100 beers to taste and in recent years, a lot more to see from local breweries.
Curator Vivian Zavataro
Reno News & Review

Curator Vivian Zavataro

The John and Geraldine Lilley Museum of Art is the University of Nevada, Reno’s still-very-new art museum. Vivian Zavataro has been serving as the museum’s interim director since August.
Nevada Arts Council announces 2019 Basin to Range Exchange projects
Nevada Appeal

Nevada Arts Council announces 2019 Basin to Range Exchange projects

The Nevada Arts Council’s Basin to Range Exchange (BRX) is unveiling its first list of projects designed to bring collaboration between urban and rural arts organizations. Each of the 14 projects received Nevada Arts Council grants for $1,200 — $16,800 total — to help move the projects forward.
Basin to Range Art Projects Receive Funding
This Is Reno

Basin to Range Art Projects Receive Funding

The Nevada Arts Council’s Basin to Range Exchange (BRX) is showcasing a variety of projects that are designed to bring collaboration between urban and rural arts organizations. Each project received a grant of $1,200 from the council for funding.
Sparks grant supports artists and businesses
KOLO8

Sparks grant supports artists and businesses

An art gallery is adding color to Victorian Square in Sparks. The city of Sparks hopes this will attract more foot traffic to the area. It’s part of a community impact grant supported by the city, Nevada Arts Council, and Sierra Arts Foundation. The city said the goal is to have an arts-centered downtown where people could enjoy art pieces and businesses in Victorian Square.
PODCAST: Promoting the Arts in The Biggest Little City
This Is Reno

PODCAST: Promoting the Arts in The Biggest Little City

Reno’s creative arts generate millions of dollars in the local economy each year. That includes personal income, expenditures, government revenues, and total jobs supported by the arts. Our new podcast series takes a dive into the realities of being an artist and musician in the Biggest Little City. The series of four episodes is reported by University of Nevada student Carly Sauvageau and edited by Holly Hutchings.
Acclaimed Nevada author Shaun Griffin to give reading of his new book this Sunday
Carson Now

Acclaimed Nevada author Shaun Griffin to give reading of his new book this Sunday

Acclaimed Nevada author Shaun Griffin will read from his new book of essays, "Because the Light Will Not Forgive Me," at the Silver City Schoolhouse on Sunday, July 28, 2 p.m. during a free, public event.

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