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Dancers born at the snap of fingers (1)

February 8, 2016 — 

Have you ever wanted to learn a foreign language or how to ballroom dance?Reno hypnotist Chris Cady may be able to help during his high-energy show Wednesday at Carson Valley …

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Arts and Entertainment for Feb. 5 (2)

February 5, 2016 — 

Details are needed by noon Wednesday to put local arts and entertainment information in this column. Contact Sarah Hauck at shauck@recordcourier.com, at 782-5121, ext. 27 or by fax, 782-6132.GardnervilleBuckaroos Deception …

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Capital City Arts presents ‘Pinhole Properties’ exhibition (3)

February 3, 2016 — 

Artist and Minden resident Nancy Raven will participate in a Capital City Arts Initiative exhibition, “Pinhole Properties,” at the city’s Community Development Building, 108 E Proctor St., Carson City. The …

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Little Miss and Mr. pageant now accepting contestants (4)

January 28, 2016 — 

Little Miss and Mr. Douglas County Pageant is looking for contestants for the 2016 competition. Entries are currently being taken for the pageant that will take place Feb. 20 at …

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Registration for intro watercolor class open (5)

January 28, 2016 — 

For those considering a hobby in watercolors, a local artist will demonstrate what the artform entails. Teri Sweeney Studios will be offering a 6-week Introduction to Watercolor workshop onThursday afternoons …

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Local painter teaches monthly watercolor class (6)

January 27, 2016 — 

A local resident and East Fork Gallery member shares her watercolor talent with the Valley monthly through beginner classes. Artist Vickie Kingman’s next watercolor class will begin Feb. 8 at …

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Historical society celebrates black history with next lecture (7)

January 24, 2016 — 

The Douglas County Historical Society honors Black History Month on Feb. 11 at their Second Thursday Lecture series.Guest speaker Helen Townsell-Parker will share her struggles within the Black Springs community, …

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Toccata concert series returns to local churches (8)

January 22, 2016 — 

Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus continues its 11th annual WinterFest with Elizabeth Pitcairn performing with the legendary Red Mendelssohn Stradivarius violin. Toccata will perform Jan. 29 at St. Theresa Church …

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Keith Urban to play the Harveys Lake Tahoe Summer Concert Series (9)

January 22, 2016 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Country star Keith Urban’s Ripcord Tour will make a stop at Lake Tahoe’s South Shore this summer.Urban will play 45 amphitheaters and arenas as part of …

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Scarlet Verbs return for night of love at Flight (10)

January 21, 2016 — 

Local trio The Scarlet Verbs will be breaking hearts and getting toes tapping all in one night starting at 7 p.m. today. Taking over Flight Restaurant and Bar, The Scarlet …

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GE Bently Nevada raises funds for Carson Tahoe Cancer Center (11)

January 20, 2016 — 

The Carson Tahoe Health Foundation honored a group of employees from GE Bently Nevada and the Carson Valley Inn for their ongoing efforts in support of local cancer patients in …

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Live comedy takes over CVI ballroom (12)

January 20, 2016 — 

Live Comedy returns to the Carson Valley Inn in the up-close setting of the Valley Ballroom today starring Del Van Dyke and featuring Kelly Hilbert. Headline performer Del Van Dyke …

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WNC student watercolor pieces on display at East Fork Gallery (13)

January 15, 2016 — 

A brown, big eyed puppy begging for cheese and sci-fi moguls may not seem like typical artistic inspiration. For two Western Nevada College students their imagination was sparked and the …

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Carson Valley Arts Council receives $20,000 grant (14)

January 15, 2016 — 

The Carson Valley Arts Council has been selected as one of 52 winners from across the country in the seventh annual Tom’s of Maine “50 States for Good” community giving …

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Tickets available for Gotta Dance (15)

January 15, 2016 — 

Local celebrities will put their dancing skills to the test, all in the name of charity. Tickets are on sale for the Suicide Prevention Network of Douglas County’s fourth annual …

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Featured artist shares talent in music workshop (16)

January 13, 2016 — 

Before hitting that stage as the Carson Valley Art Council’s next performer for their concert series Annie Bosko will share her talents with the public. If you are a country …

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One-Act festival premiers for two weekends (17)

January 8, 2016 — 

For a quartet of Douglas High School students the lights will come up on their productions for the first time today. Four student-directed one-act plays will premier 7 p.m. as …

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‘American Idol’ semi-finalist performs in concert series (18)

January 6, 2016 — 

Carson Valley Arts Council kicks off 2016 with a continuation of their concert series on Jan. 22. Singer, songwriter Annie Bosko will perform 7 p.m. at the CVIC Hall in …

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Texas-born roots band plays at CVI (19)

January 5, 2016 — 

Cutting their Nevada performing teeth in Reno last year, the Eric Hisaw Band is looking forward to bringing their rock ‘n’ roll vibe to Carson Valley. The Austin, Texas, based …

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Music, venue, people combine for SnowGlobe Music Festival attendees (20)

January 1, 2016 — 

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — Thousands of music fans descended on the field near Lake Tahoe Community College for this year’s SnowGlobe Music Festival, which wrapped up Thursday. Among the festival …

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