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Consort Canzona to present Lessons and Carols in Carson City & Gardnerville

November 28, 2016 — A classic 19th Century holiday program is being brought to life in Carson City and Gardnerville. Consort Canzona will present "Lessons and Carols" at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2 at Shepherd of the Sierra Lutheran Church, 3680 Highway 395, just south of Best Buy in […]

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The Polar Express comes to life at V&T Railroad

November 26, 2016 — While the Virginia & Truckee Railroad's popular Polar Express is sold out for the 10 days leading up to Christmas, there are still some seats available for those who are willing to travel late or a Thursday. According to the railroad's web site there are […]

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‘Nutcracker’ returns to Carson City

November 25, 2016 — Pinkerton Ballet Theater's "The Nutcracker," opens Thanksgiving weekend with performances at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. The 28th annual edition will be performed at the Carson City Community Center. Tickets are $22 for general admission and $18 for seniors and students. […]

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Valley youth to star in SIAMSA Celtic Christmas

November 17, 2016 — Carson Valley's up-and-coming teen performer, Olivia Swearingen, is showcasing her skills in a performance that examines the true meaning of Christmas. Swearingen is joining Jason Hays, a world champion Irish dancer, and other area performers in SIAMSA — A Celtic Christmas at the Nugget's Celebrity […]

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Award winning pianist to make stop in Carson Valley

November 10, 2016 — An award winning pianist who has performed at New York City's Carnegie Hall is making a stop in Carson Valley. The Carson Valley Arts Council will present pianist Tien Hsieh in concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18 at the Douglas County Community Center in […]

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Carson Valley Theater looking for talent

November 6, 2016 — A Funny thing happened on the way to the theater is often used by vaudeville comedians to begin a story, and the Carson Valley Community Theater's new production title derives from that line, "A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum." "A Funny […]

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In the spotlight for Aug. 26

August 26, 2016 — Concert in the Park. The Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department's 2016 GE Family Concert Series finishes the season with "Foreigner Unauthorized" 6 p.m. today. Concerts are free of charge due to the generous contributions of local businesses and organizations. CVI Birthday. The Davisson Brothers […]

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Main Street car show celebrates 23 years

August 12, 2016 — Classics, street rods, hot rods, rat rods and projects under construction can all be found at the Main Street Car Show in downtown Minden 4 p.m. Friday. The event's coordinator, Mike Schiller said Main Street is celebrating its twenty third year on Esmeralda Avenue . […]

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Blues festival in Genoa on Saturday

July 27, 2016 — Tickets are still available for the first Genoa Blues Festival, featuring multi-award winner Kenny Neal and his Family Band. Featuring a Santa Maria oak wood barbecue, the festival is 2-7 p.m. Saturday at Mormon Station State Historic Park. Neal's new release, "Hooked On Your Love," […]

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Carson Valley Inn hosts Temptations Review

July 27, 2016 — After two months without, "I Wish It Would Rain" is a popular sentiment in Carson Valley, and just one of the 20-plus top-10 hits performed by the Temptations. The Temptations Review featuring long-time member Dennis Edwards will appear 8 p.m. Saturday at TJ's Corral behind […]

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Tickets now available for Shakespeare festival

July 20, 2016 — Entertainment, food, family, and friends will converge under the stars on the scenic shore of Lake Tahoe this summer as Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival launches its 2016 season. Showcasing live entertainment seven nights a week, July 8 – Aug. 21 at Sand Harbor in Lake […]

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‘Comedy of Errors’ in Minden Aug. 1

July 20, 2016 — Shakespeare's "The Comedy of Errors" will come to Minden 10 a.m. Aug. 1 as part of the 15th season of the D.G. Menchetti Young Shakespeare Program. The performance will be an interactive, one-hour adaptation of a Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival mainstage production designed for younger […]

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‘The Red Velvet Cake War’ hits CVIC Hall stage

July 20, 2016 — Gaynelle Verdeen Bodeen has not had the best of luck recently. Her husband of 27 years dumped her, she is facing various legal charges after she "accidently" ran her car into her ex-husband's house and she is being observed by a court-appointed psychologist. To top […]

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All Hat, No Cattle at Dangberg on Sunday

July 15, 2016 — Local favorite Krista Jenkins, along with her band, All Hat, No Cattle, will perform at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park at 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Krista Jenkins is a fourth-generation Nevadan, and her music brings together the beauty and difficulty of rural life, along with […]

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Jelly Bread performing in GE Family Concert Series July 15 in Minden Park

July 15, 2016 — A quintet that plays a combination of rock, roots, gospel, blues, funk, and reggae is playing Friday, July 15 in Minden Park. The Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department's 2016 GE Family Concert Series is hosting Jelly Bread at 6:30 p.m. in the park's gazebo. […]

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Aladdin Jr. takes flight in Carson City

June 29, 2016 — Don't be surprised if you saw something unusual flying around Carson City recently. It's not a bird or a plane or even Superman. It's a magic carpet. Wild Horse Children's Theater was preparing for the Friday opening of Aladdin Jr., the stage musical based on […]

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Mark Twain first Chautauqua of the season

June 22, 2016 — An author, performer and historical icon will be the first Chautauqua to be reincarnated through Chautauqua at Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park on today. McAvoy Layne will present "The Ghost of Mark Twain" 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the park. Mark Twain will share how, as […]

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Holy Smoker BBQ and Car Show makes veterans garden possible

May 25, 2016 — Despite cloudy and cool temperatures the Trinity Lutheran Men's Ministry fifth annual Holy Smoker BBQ and Car Show April 30 still drew a crowd. With nearly 40 cars and mounds of Tri-tip barbecue to eat, the event warranted more than $2,500 and donations to benefit […]

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Carson Valley United Methodist Church bell choirs team up Sunday

May 21, 2016 — A collection of musical performers will come together for a concert 5 p.m. Sunday at Carson Valley United Methodist Church. The Sierra Ringers, the adult bell choir, and children's bell choir will perform "Ring Together" in a free concert. The concert is free, but a […]

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Bloody Mary pays a visit to Gardnerville

May 20, 2016 — A dash of Tobasco or pinch of Old Bay seasoning may be secret ingredients some will be adding to their Bloody Mary in hopes it puts them on the winners stand in the first Bloody Mary contest at Buckaroos Sunday. The competition sponsored by The […]

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