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Douglas High thespians present 1-act plays

October 18, 2018 — While the play may indeed be the thing, getting to regionals won't be far from the minds of Douglas High School's student directors and actors at this year's 1 Act Play Festival. For the seventh year in a row, members of the Douglas High School

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A pedicure and more

October 13, 2018 — Orllyene sits quietly in a raised seat; her feet dangling in water stirred by miniature jacuzzi jets. She is having a pedicure given by Becki Hallert of Sassy Nails. Just the other day, Becki came running into the dance studio next door where I teach,

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Taking tea and mystery with the red hats

October 13, 2018 — The public, Red Hat Society chapter members, family, and friends are invited to an elegant afternoon tea and mystery play on Sunday. Doors open at 1 p.m., tea is served at 1:30, followed by a play titled, "Who killed the darling Duke of Darjeeling?" Cost

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Sextones first Arts Council concert

September 30, 2018 — The first concert in CVAC's 2018-2019 Concert Series will feature music from The Sextones on 7 p.m. Friday at the CVIC Hall in Minden. The Sextones are a family of music renegades known for viciously executed soul compositions and white-knuckle driving funk. Fronted by the

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Raley’s selling Aviation Roundup tickets

September 26, 2018 — Grocery shoppers can now add the U.S. Navy Blue Angels and the Red Bull Air Force team to their basket while checking out at their neighborhood Raley's. Tickets are available now through Oct. 14 at the Raley's Supermarket in Gardnerville. The store is offering discount

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Sierra Sweethearts serenade Dangberg

August 20, 2018 — Sierra Sweethearts will bring bluegrass music to Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Sierra Sweethearts are Northern Nevada's premier all woman ensemble. The band features sparkling vocal harmonies and sizzling instrumentals. Winners of the 2017 "Forte Award for Northern Nevada's Best Bluegrass/Americana

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Classic cars cruise Minden

August 9, 2018 — By 9:30 a.m. Thursday, the first card of the annual Hot August Nights Poker Run to Minden had been dealt, and the driver of the 1956 Chevy back on the road. More than 200 Hot August Nights Poker Run participants passed through Minden for a

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Main Street Event car show Aug. 17

August 2, 2018 — The 30th annual 2018 Main Street Event car show will be held Aug. 17. The event will be held from 4 p.m. to whenever it ends at Minden Park at Esmeralda Street. Specials will be offered by the 20-30 Club which will be serving beer

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Washoe arts Festival coming to Valhalla

July 27, 2018 — A Native American arts festival featuring basket weaving, traditional dances and homemade goods is coming to Valhalla this weekend. The 28th annual Wa She Shu It' Deh Native American Arts Festival is 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. "This event was started as

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Rockabilly shakes up Home Ranch

July 23, 2018 — In a return engagement, Sacramento area band, Todd Morgan and the Emblems, will bring '50s, '60s and Rockabilly style music to Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park at 6:30 p.m. today. A young four-piece band, it is led by singer-songwriter and musician Morgan. The band's music

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Tahoe Symphony returns to Gardnerville

July 18, 2018 — Tahoe Symphony Orchestra's 13th SummerFest returns to Gardnerville 7 p.m. Friday with Romantix at Carson Valley United Methodist Church, 1375 Centerville Lane. Reno Philharmonic Principal Cellist Peter Lenz will perform the Dvorak "Cello Concerto in B Minor." The orchestra also digs into Beethoven's "Symphony No.

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‘Black Bart’ holds up Dangberg Home Ranch on Wednesday

July 15, 2018 — Chautauquan Larry Lippmann will portray notorious stagecoach robber Black Bart at the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Stagecoach robber Black Bart was one of the most famous bandits of the old West. Between 1875 and 1883 he successfully robbed 28 Wells Fargo

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Creedence Revisited to perform Aug. 12

July 14, 2018 — Minden sure isn't Lodi, but Creedence Clearwater Revival founding members and Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Stu Cook and Doug "Cosmo" Clifford should find themselves at home here when they perform Aug. 12 at TJ's Corral at the Carson Valley Inn. Following their induction

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Backyard ponds a cool respite from summer’s sunny heat

July 13, 2018 — Humans are just naturally attracted to water. It's often featured in commercials because it helps form a link from the product with a feeling of calming relaxation. Merely watching the light dance on a pond's surface is a pleasurable experience in itself. Attraction to water

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Spotlight for July 13, 2018

July 13, 2018 — GARDNERVILLE Art Show. At artist's reception for Mark Tompkins is 5-7 p.m. today at the Copeland Gallery, 1572 Highway 395, Minden. Information, http://www.cvartscouncil.com Gardnerville Movie. The next Gardnerville Movie in the Park is "Beauty & the Beast" on tonight shown at Heritage Park. Movies start

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American showman topic of Chautauqua

July 7, 2018 —

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Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival

July 5, 2018 — Incline Village's Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival continues through Sept. 8. Throughout the two-month engagement, Sand Harbor's Warren Edward Trepp Stage hosts multiple plays, performances from Reno Jazz Orchestra, a Neil Diamond tribute and more. This year's headlining productions include Shakespeare's "Macbeth" and the Off-Broadway hit

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Good little buggers to the rescue

July 3, 2018 — Recently, I wrote that aphids invaded our ash trees, but I'm pleased to report that a battalion of good little buggers came to the rescue. I'm referring to the syrphid flies, sometimes called flower flies or hoverflies. The small adults feed on nectar, pollen and

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Don’t just talk to the pain, listen

July 3, 2018 — Body pain has a voice. It speaks through discomfort. Far too often when our body hurts we ignore it and wish it would go away quickly. Of course pain is difficult and uncomfortable but it also has information for you. While following your health care

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Old West Trio performs Thursday

June 27, 2018 — The Old West Trio will bring classic Western music to Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. The trio is celebrating over 20 years of performing Western-themed music, from classic Sons of the Pioneers and Gene Autry tunes to contemporary Americana masterpieces. The

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