Performs Aug. 31 in Winnemucca
Battle Mountain quilters show their work Aug. 3 - 4 EVENTS
Lovelock celebrates heritage with Frontier Days Aug. 1 - 4
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Country superstar highlight of Tri-County Fair
HORSE RACING, RANCH HORSES AND BULLS, TOO! Elko County Fair begins Aug. 23 and continues for two big weekends
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NEW DIGS FOR GALLERY — The Elko County Art Club Gallery has a new home on Railroad Street in downtown Elko. Page 24
REGULAR FEATURES Elko Events and Happenings
FRONTIER DAYS — Lovelock celebrates the heritage of their city with Frontier Days, set for Aug. 2 - 4. Page 12
At the Movies
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The Wine Guys: Heritance
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Your Monthly Horoscope
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Need a little art? How about making some yourself? The Nevada Museum of Art offers a wide variety of classes.
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Java Jungle hosts local artist
'Good Times' Street drags set for Aug. 2 and 3
RENO Reno artist Erik Holland is known locally for his loose bold landscapes and skies. Holland will be showcasing some of his favorite works in Jungle Vino and Java Jungle in downtown Reno in his first show of primarily pen and ink work. An artists reception will be held Aug. 1 from 6 - 8 p.m. Java Jungle and Jungle Vino are located at 246 W 1st St Reno.
Reno Post Office by Erik Holland
Winnemucca Tri-County Fair & Stampede August 29-September 1 Western Art Round-Up August 30 – September 1 Lazy P Fall Farm Festival Weekends in October Harvest Hops & Grapes October 12 American West 4D Barrel Race Finals October 12 - 14 WSRRA Ranch Rodeo Finals October 31 – November 3
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Winnemucca's Northern Nevada Racing Association hosts the Good Time Street Drags on Friday, Aug. 2 and Saturday, Aug. 3. The races are held on Trader's Way in Winnemucca. Gates open Friday at 6 p.m. and Saturday at 9 a.m. — with tickets for adults at $10 and kids ages 6 - 12 admitted for $5. For more information visit the NRRA online at www.nnrace.com
Hiking series gets you 'moving' this summer!
he BLM's Elko District has teamed up with the US Forest Service, Cedar Creek Clothing of Elko and the Northeastern Nevada Stewardship Group to offer a summer hiking series. The series began in late July, but continues in August with a preparedness workshop at Cedar Creek Clothing on Saturday, Aug. 17 titled "First Aid Kit: What You Really Need." This lecture begins at 10 a.m. and is free. The August hike is set for Saturday, Aug. 24, and hikers will traverse to the beautiful Liberty Lake in the Ruby Mountains. The group next meets at Cedar Creek Clothing on Sept.
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Located in the beautiful Ruby Mountains, Liberty Lake sits at just about 10,000 feet. Frozen longer than many waterways in the area, it's not uncommon to find snow and ice there well into July. 14 for "Overnight Backpacking" lecture. Finally, the series concludes on Sept. 21 with an overnight hike at an Elko-area location yet to be determined. Get involved with this infor-
mative and "moving" series by contacting Zach Pratt at the Bureau of Land Management, 3900 E. Idaho St., Elko, (775) 753-0212, or stop by Cedar Creek Clothing at 453 Idaho St., Elko.
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Big sound Country superstar Clay Walker performs at Tri-County Fair WINNEMUCCA Winnemucca will welcome country music superstar Clay Walker on Saturday, Aug. 31, to the Winnemucca Event Center. The big-name concert will headline this year’s Tri-County Fair & Stampede; tickets are on sale at www.winnemucca.com. This is the second year the Winnemucca Convention and Visitors Authority has sponsored a Labor Day concert for local residents. Last year, country music singer Jake Owen played for local crowds; WCVA Director Kim Petersen is banking that Walker will have the same draw. “We really appreciated the community’s support last year for the Jake Owen concert,” he said, “and we’re hoping to see the same outpouring for this year’s event.” Certain artists just seem to have an innate sense of what it takes to please an audience. Clay Walker is one of those artists. Whether on stage or in the recording studio, Clay never gives less than a hundred percent, and it’s that kind of dedicated work
Clay Walker headlines the Tri-County Fair concert on Aug. 31
Krystal Keith is the daughter of country legend Toby Keith
ethic combined with God-given talent that have made him one of the most successful country acts of the past decade. He first topped the Billboard chart with “What’s It to You?” and “Live Until I Die.” Since then he’s driven 31 titles to the top. Clay Walker has enjoyed his share of success at the cash registers and has been one of the busiest artists on the road. He’s scored four platinum-selling albums, signifying sales of a million units, and two gold albums, discs that sold over 500,000 units. Rising country music star Krystal Keith will open for Clay Walker. Krystal, the daughter of famed country music star Toby Keith, recently released her first album, a work critics say reveals a breadth that is rarely seen on debut efforts. Tickets to see Clay Walker and Krystal Keith live are now available at www.winnemucca.com. Some reserved seating is available on the concert floor; other seats are available in the mezzanine and bleacher areas of the indoor event center. “We encourage people to come early for the rodeo and concert and enjoy the fair exhibits, food and to find a good parking space,” said Petersen. He added, “You won’t want to miss this show,” he said. “It’s going to be a great night.”
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Clay Walker to perform Aug. 31 in Winnemucca! Winnemucca will welcome country music superstar Clay Walker on Saturday, Aug. 31 to its indoor event center. Certain artists just seem to have an innate sense of what it takes to please an audience. Clay Walker is one of those artists. Whether on stage or in the recording studio, Walker never gives less than a hundred percent, and it’s that kind of dedicated work ethic combined with God-given talent that have made him one of the most successful country acts of the past decade. He first topped the Billboard country singles chart in 1993 with “What’s It to You” and followed with his second consecutive No. 1 hit, “Live Until I Die.” Since then he’s placed 31 titles on Billboard’s singles chart including such additional chart toppers as “Dreaming with my Eyes Open,” “If I Could Make Living,” “This Woman and This Man,” and “Rumor Has It.” The big-name concert will headline this year’s Tri-County Fair & Stampede; tickets are on sale now at www.winnemucca.com.
Opening Act Krystal Keith Daughter of country superstar Toby Keith
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Battle Mountain Quilt Guild prepares to hold 6th quilt show BATTLE MOUNTAIN By Jan Ehlert, Special to INN
very other year the Battle Mountain Quilt Guild hosts a very colorful and professional quilt show in Battle Mountain. On the opposing years the guild treats themselves to a quilting weekend workshop retreat where they actually hire a professional well known quilter to come and teach them some new tricks of the trade. The new techniques learned are always available to see at the guilds’ every other year show. This year the show will take place at the Battle Mountain Civic Center Aug. 3-4 — with hours of Saturday 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The kitchen will be set up with lunch, snacks, and beverages for purchase. There will be quilting vendors from all over Nevada and some surrounding states. The guild will have their finest work on display for guests to admire and the remaining space in the civic center will be filled with vendors selling sewing machines, fat quarters, thread, quilting kits, and already quilted items. This is a great event to do some early holiday shopping for the person you don’t know what to buy for — your get them a one-of-a-kind handmade item! Every year that they have a quilt show the Battle Mountain Quilt Guild features two very special quilting members and in 2011 they featured Coxie Roberts and Salle Lemaire. They had their very own display of beautiful items they both had quilted over the years for friends and family. Quilters tell stories with their work and they do it very skillfully. This year there will be two new quilters featured. The 2013 “How the West was Warmed Quilt Show” is a state of the art event featuring some of the most beautifully hand and machine quilted items that can be made and most of the exhibits are made in Battle Mountain. The event is $5 per adult and $3 for children over 5 years of age. The event always draws locals and guests from surrounding areas of Battle Mountain. The talent on exhibit is always amazing. 8 | Inside Northern Nevada | AUGUST 2013
Above, left to right: Battle Mountain Quilt Guild members Coxie Roberts and Salle Lemaire were specially featured at the last “How the West was Warmed” Quilt Show, held in 2011.
At left, the Battle Mountain Quilt Guild always hosts an area that they have roped off for people to sit down and enjoy a snack or lunch while shopping at the show. Jan Ehlert Special to INN
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Plans underway for fun-packed Tri-County Fair and Stampede WINNEMUCCA
round these parts, Labor Day means just one thing: it’s time for a fabulous weekend dedicated to some serious, end-of-summer fun. “We really have planned a fun weekend,” said Darrel Field, chairman of this year’s Tri-County Fair Board. Field said the 2013 Fair not only will provide area residents with the opportunity to display their talents, but the weekend also will serve up great entertainment, food and plenty of good times. Field said, “There are so many things to do, and the majority of them are free. We specifically planned this year so it could be a really fun end-ofsummer celebration.” In addition to all the regular fair favorites, this year will see the return of the 92nd annual Labor Day Rodeo on Saturday, August 31, in the main arena. This year, the PRCA sanctioned rodeo will deliver more money, more cowboys and more action! Come see why this is Nevada’s oldest continuous rodeo. Sunday, Sept. 1, the TriCounty Fair & Stampede will debut Truck & Truck Pulls. This head pounding, drive-line snapping, mega-pulling bonanza will be a great addition to this area’s favorite weekend. Anyone concerned about their hearing should bring ear plugs, though, because it’s going to be loud! On Friday, August 30, don’t miss the sixth annual “Pig Wrestling Contest” in the main arena at the Winnemucca Events Complex. The event will feature community teams getting “down and dirty” for charity. All proceeds are donated to local
'Country Christmas Eve' by Bryan Tarter
The 92nd Annual Stampede Rodeo is Saturday, Aug. 31
non-profit organizations chosen by the first- and second-place teams. The Fair also has rounded up some very entertaining—and free—shows. There will be plenty of contests, food, vendors, attractions and events like the Great Basin Challenge and the Western Art Roundup. Plus, Schoeppner Shows Carnival will provide this year’s spin-tillyou’re-queasy fun from Thursday through Sunday. The annual Labor Day Parade will kick things off Saturday, beginning at 11 a.m. The parade, which is sponsored by the Agricultural District No. 3, has been a Humboldt County mainstay for 92 years. This year’s theme is “Mining, Industry & Agriculture.” Saturday night will welcome country music superstar Clay Walker to the indoor event center. Rising country music star Krystal Keith, the daughter of Toby Keith, will open for Walker. Together, the two will put on
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a show that northern Nevada won’t soon forget. Reserved and general seating tickets are now on sale at www.winnemucca. com. For more information on the 2013 Tri-County Fair & Stampede or its related events, please call the Tri-County Fair & Stampede at (775) 623-5071, ext. 102, or toll free at (800) 962-2638, ext. 102. Or log onto www.LaborDayFair.com for a full schedule of events. A complete schedule of events is included in the 2013 Fair Guide Book. Copies are available at the Winnemucca Convention Center; the Humboldt County Extension Office; the Humboldt County Chamber of Commerce; the Humboldt County Library; the Winnemucca Events Complex office; Denio Junction; the Paradise, Orovada and McDermitt post offices; the Battle Mountain Chamber of Commerce; the Lovelock Chamber of Commerce; or online at www.LaborDayFair.com.
Cowboy culture and art celebrated during 31st Western Art Roundup WINNEMUCCA
he 31st Western Art Roundup will be held in Winnemucca in the East Hall Convention Center, Aug. 30 Sept. 1
demonstrations by artists and craftsmen ongoing during the weekend with some cowboy poetry. This is unique Western heritage event held annually for over three decades — and draws audiences from around the region. View the exhibits of the Buckaroo Hall of Fame, check out the book "Buckaroo Legends of the Great Basin" and " A Long Dust on the Desert" by Edward Hanks, which will also be on hand.
Western art, handmade horse gear, and poetry will all highlight the importance of the cowboy in Western life. The three-day event includes the annual Buckaroo Hall of Fame inductee ceremony on Saturday starting at noon, followed by the wine tasting reception, artist's quick draw exhibition and live auction. The auction will feature original art pieces as well as prints, quick draw art and works by A saddle created featured craftsmen. by Bill Ove There will be
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Lovelock gears up for annual celebration LOVELOCK
Frontier Days commemorates town’s birthday
By Alicia Craig, INN
The little town of Lovelock holds a big celebration, the first weekend of August, to commemorate the town’s anniversary. This year the town observes its 145 birthday with there annual Lovelock Frontier Days on Aug. 2, 3 and 4. A special Frontier Days kick-off concert will be held on Aug. 1. The concert will feature two acts. Opening is Steven Christie, a local boy from Fallon. Christie will entertain in his one-man-band style with musings and original music. The Brodie Stewart Band headlines the evening concert. If you like country music this band is the up and coming band to watch for. Their single ‘Fine Lookin’ Country Girl’ along with other original songs can be found on YouTube. The Pershing County Chamber of Commerce has Debra Reid, INN
At top, Kaitlin Messmer, 3, with her grandfather Tim Messmer, loved the Amazing Clown Express. The train ride drew the Winnemucca family to Lovelock for last year's Frontier Days. At left, Parade participants are lined during the 2012 Frontier Days in Lovelock. posted a link to the song on their Facebook page. The concert starts at 7 p.m. behind the Crow’s Nest Plaza across the street from Sturgeons. Tickets are $20 at the gate or $15 if bought in advance at the Pershing County Chamber of Commerce/ Lovelock Depot 1005 S. Broadway. Call (775) 273-7213 for hours of operation. The Lovelock Frontier Days celebration starts Friday, Aug. 2, in the beautiful Pershing County Courthouse Park with family friendly events and attractions through out the 12 | Inside Northern Nevada | AUGUST 2013
weekend. For the youngsters there will be kids’ games, a clown and the treat trot; the Frontier Days equivalents to a cake walk, every few hours. There will also be quarter diving in the pool, watermelon eating contest and bike races. The adults also have many activities to keep their interest whether it is participating or watching. Cribbage, horseshoes, pie bake off, talent show, tractor pull, arm wrestling and that’s not even half of the activities you will experience at the 2013 Lovelock
Frontier Days. Visit their website www.zplace2b.com/FrontierD/ to view the complete schedule of events. The Frontier Days Committee has planned musical entertainment through out the weekend also. The Krazy One, Pedro Hernandez will debut his first album in his hometown, with performances on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The Christian rock band, Runaway Symphony will perform Friday and Saturday evenings. The Lovelock Frontier Days celebration holds something for everyone. www.insidenorthernnevada.com
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Winnemucca's Classic Car Fest gears up for 21st year
ifties Fever, northern Nevada’s hottest classic car fest, is throwing open the door and laying out the welcome mat.
This year’s 21st annual celebration of those fabulous fifties is open to all vehicles, with 10 classes and a whole slate of awards just for modern cars. Together, says Winnemucca Convention and Visitors Authority Marketing and Special Events Coordinator Darrel Field, the classics and the moderns will make for one spectacular event. Fifties Fever originated as the Winnemucca branch of Reno’s hugely successful Hot August Nights. Fifteen years ago, as Winnemucca’s event came into its own, local organizers split from Hot August Nights to form Fifties Fever— and Winnemucca’s weekend hasn’t
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skipped a beat in attendance, imagination or fun. From Friday, August 2, through Sunday, August 4, rocking around the clock will take on new meaning as more than 200 participants take in everything from drag races to show and shines, a slot tournament, a poker run, dancing in poodle skirts, doo-wop entertainment and thousands in cash and prize giveaways. Friday, Fifties Fever car registration will take place from noon to 8 p.m. at the Winners Hotel and Casino. At 2 p.m., the 21st annual NNRA Street Drags will take to Traders Way in Winnemucca. The event, which is sponsored by the Northern Nevada Racing Association (NNRA), is rumored to be one of the few legal drag races in the world that still takes place on a public street. Technical inspections will take place from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Gates will open to the public at 5 p.m. and test runs will follow from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The jackpot race will begin at 9 p.m. Participants should register with Fifties Fever before starting their engines, though, because cash awards double with registration. Cost to spectators is $10; children ages 6-12 get in for $5. Friday evening, the Winners Hotel and Casino will host the Participants’ Choice Car Awards & Mixer from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the casino’s west parking lot. This
“just for fun” car show allows classic car buffs to pick their favorite hot wheels. The event promises plenty of food and great music. Parking at the Winners begins at noon. For those who really want to rock around the clock Friday, musician Tony Vee will perform live in the lounge at the Winners Hotel and Casino from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, registration will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Winners Hotel and Casino lounge. Also at 9 a.m., the NNRA Street Drags will produce more tire-screeching competition on Traders Way. The fun will begin with the required test inspection from 9 a.m. until noon. Test runs will be held from 10 a.m. until noon, with races beginning at 1 p.m. Cost to spectators is $7; children ages 6-12 get in for $2. The Winnemucca Inn will get in on the action Saturday with a “Fabulous Fifties” celebration that will include a free Slot Tournament from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Up to $1,000 in prize money will be up for grabs; registration begins at 10 a.m. Also at The Winnemucca Inn, a Show and Shine will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with plenty of great DJ music and trophies; registration opens at 10 a.m. The annual Fifties Fever Poker Run will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. beginning at the Pig BBQ & Pub. At their www.insidenorthernnevada.com
leisure, drivers are invited to tour Humboldt County’s finest businesses in an effort to create the best poker hand possible. Hands must be turned in between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. at the Model T Resort Casino, just west of the C-Store; prizes will be awarded at 4:15 p.m. and the event is open to the public. Then from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m., the fun will continue at the Model T Resort Casino with a Show and Shine and everybody’s favorite Free Play Giveaway. From 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., prizes will be awarded to a lucky car registrant throughout the evening. Participants must register separately from Fifties Fever; late registrations will not be accepted. At 8 p.m., the Pig BBQ & Pub will host a street dance Saturday night featuring the “Alias Smith” band. Dubbed northern Nevada’s best party band, Alias Smith produces a great mix of dance music that will keep folks on their feet. Lead vocalist Lori Smith delivers nonstop talent along with Chuck Wilbur (guitar and vocals), Dominic Dimaggio (bass, vocals), Larry Job (keys) and John Goodlife (drums, vocals). The Model T Resort Casino will feature music from noon to 11 p.m., while the Winners Hotel and Casino will once again feature musician Tony Vee in the lounge from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Parking for the annual Fifties Fever Show and Shine will take place from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. followed by vehicle judging from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cars will be on display from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Beginning at 11 a.m., Nixon Park will rev up for an afternoon of fun as the DJ takes to the mike to kick off the day’s entertainment as well as host a variety of contests for kids of all ages; registration for those contests will take place beginning at 10 a.m. From 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., “Sharon & the Chevelles” will take to the stage for a rock-and-rolling good time. The Fifties Fever Car Awards Ceremony, which will take place from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., will award trophies in more than 40 classes, including stock, modified, convertible, truck as well as five classes just for modern cars; “Best of Classics” and “Best of Moderns” trophies also will be awarded. The afternoon will lead up to a perfect finish as all those hot wheels ooze onto Bridge Street for the Fifties Fever Cruise Downtown at 4 p.m. Participants should be cautioned, however, that for the safety of all concerned, event organizers and local law enforcement have adopted a zero tolerance policy on “burn outs” during this year’s “Cruise.” Violators will be ticketed and removed.
Plus, that afternoon, don’t miss the 11th annual Fifties Fever Trade & Craft Show, which is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the East Hall of the Winnemucca Convention Center. Additionally, vendors will sell food, drinks or other goods on the Nixon Lawn, also from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information on this year’s Fifties Fever celebration, please visit www.fifties-fever. com, or contact the Winnemucca Convention and Visitors Authority at (775) 623-5071, ext. 102, or toll-free at (800) 962-2638.
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Carson City celebrates iconic tunes during 'Jazz and Beyond' festival CARSON CITY
More than 50 performances set for early August, and most are free
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as the Mile High Jazz Band Association, Carson City, local businesses, and music lovers proudly present the 2013 "Jazz & Beyond - Carson City Music Festival," an annual festival that began in August 2004. Performances at multiple venues in Carson City will feature more than 100 musicians in over 50 bands. Music styles include Dixieland jazz, big band, bluegrass, Latin, blues, folk, and more. Events are scheduled Aug. 2 – 18, and most are free. Jazz & Beyond will open with a "Garden Party at the Mansion," a ticketed event at the Governor's Mansion on Friday, Aug. 2, 5:30 p.m. Admission features music by the incomparable vocalist Cami Thompson and
at JazzCarsonCity.com, and in Carson City at Play Your Own Music in the Carson Mall and the Purple Avocado on Curry Street. Outstanding musicians will play for the festival at Third Street, the Farmers Market, Comma Courtyard, Carson Mall, the Brewery Arts Center, the Legislative Plaza and Capitol Amphitheater, Plan: b microlounge, and other locations in Carson City. Featured big bands are the Reno Jazz Orchestra, Mile High Jazz Band, and RoseBud's Dance Band. Other groups include Mariachi Cazadores, Tom Stryker's Two Plus, Buddy Emmer Blues Band, 4 Piece Puzzle, the Champagne Singers and Andrews Sisters Act, Johnny Hamlin Quartet, CeCe Gable and the Biggest Little City Slickers, Cherie and John Shipley, Slow Djinn Fez, Me and Bobby McGee, STRAZZ Youth Strings Jazz Thompson
her band, finger foods, wine and beer, and a raffle. Tickets are $35 in advance, $40 at the door. Tickets are available online
Ensemble, and many more! Special events on Saturday, Aug. 3, are Jazz and Wine with Linda and Blue Jasmine at the Carson Mall from noon - 2 p.m.; an Improv Workshop with Laura and Rick Hall at the Brewery Arts Center at noon; live music at three locations during the Wine Walk, 1 - 5 p.m.; and an Ice-Cream Social with the Millennium Bugs at the ForemanRoberts House Museum at 6 p.m. Other events at the Brewery Arts Center are a Piano Summit on Aug. 4; John Shipley's "History of Rock and Roll" on Aug. 7; a Speakeasy Dance with the Frank n' Dale Quintet on August 9; Diving Into the Arts Youth Musical on Aug. 9, 10, and 11; and Michael Martin Murphy on Aug. 18. Festival sponsors include Mile High Jazz Band Association, Carson City Redevelopment Authority, Brewery Arts Center, Nevada Arts Council, Carson City Historical Society, Lake Tahoe Media Group, Carson City Convention and Visitors Bureau, Nevada Commission on Tourism, and private donors. For details and a complete schedule of events, see JazzCarsonCity.com or call Mile High Jazz Band at (775) 883-4154.
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Rock 'til you drop in Wendover with two big weekend concerts WENDOVER
eadbanging road ragers Tesla storm into the Wendover Concert Hall on Saturday, Aug. 10 for a 7 p.m. (MST) show.
Then the next weekend the classic hairband Whitesnake takes the stage for an Aug. 17 performance. Tickets for the Tesla show start at just $10; and Whitesnake seats can be had starting at $20. Tesla was formed in 1984 in California, and their music fit well with the blasting sound of the 80s glam bands, but was more bluesy and lyrics dealt with other themes than just the usual, girls, alcohol and violence. For more information about Tesla, visit their official site: www.teslatheband.com.
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Whitesnake are an English hard rock band, founded in 1978 by David Coverdale (formerly of Deep Purple) in North Yorkshire. The current members of the band are Doug Aldrich (lead guitar), Reb Beach (rhythm guitar), Michael Devin (bass), Brian Ruedy (keyboards) and Tommy Aldridge (drums). For more information about Whitesnake visit them online at: www. whitesnake.com. For tickets or more information about concerts at the Wendover Concert Hall, visit www.wendoverfun.com, or call the Resorts at Wendover toll free at (800) 217-0049.
Lander County Historical Society
Cookout at the Cookhouse Saturday, Sept. 14 Museum property, Broyles Ranch Road Smoked Tri-tip, beer dipped french bread, Basque bread, chili beans, buckaroo potatoes, salad, apple cobbler Musical Variety Show coordinated by Debra Nanney
$20 Adult, $10 Child's plate Dinner served at 5 p.m. For tickets call 635-8548 or stop by the museum
Don’t Miss These Displays: Native American Baskets • Antique Cameras • Vintage Eyeglasses Old School Desks • Post Office Boxes • Treadle Sewing Machine Vintage Clothing • Copper Still • SO MUCH MORE!
Broyles Ranch Road • Just off Interstate 80 exit 231
Summer Hours: Open 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday
Call (775) 635-8548 or visit us online: www.battlemountainmuseum.com
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Churchill Fair and Ranch Rodeo feature events for the whole family
he Churchill Country Fair to be held on Aug. 2 – 4 at the Churchill County Fairgrounds. The event promises to provide family entertainment and educa-
tion where “adults can be kids and kids can be enchanted” and a “family can make memories that last a lifetime.” The Fair is funded through donations from private parties and local businesses and business organizations, as well as
the City of Fallon and Churchill County. Last year the event was attended by over 15,000 people. General admission to the Fair and concerts is free. There is a small admission fee for the Ranch Hand Rodeo and Bronc and Bull Riding featuring Camp Pendleton Informative exhibits at a previous Churchill County Fair
Marines. The Fair promotes Churchill County's rich cultural and agricultural heritage through shows, exhibits and hands-on participation. Exhibits range from beautiful flowers and incredible vegetables, homemade jellies and jams, and hand-made quilts to antique and contemporary farm equipment. Beautiful photography, crafts and hobbies, home furnishings and fine arts are displayed to the delight of the visitors who wander through the exhibits. This year organizers are adding an authentic Civil War re-enactment group who will perform realistic mock battles wearing period costumes and weaponry. They will perform the Gettysburg Address as well as having a Lincoln Inaugural Ball and a Court Marshall. The fair will also include a Dutch oven cook off where participants will use locally-grown
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beef and other ingredients to prepare delicious entrees. To the delight of the spectators, participants from Nevada as well as other states exhibit their real-world ranch hand skills at the Ranch Hand Rodeo. A carnival has been added for the first time — the Kiddie Zone provides such fun experiences as a dunk tank and bounce house. Sack races and the like are being organized Face painters will roam the grounds for everyone's enjoyment. Large audiences will listen and dance well into the night to a variety of free music provided by popular local and regional bands. And as one would expect, there is plenty of delicious food provided by vendors who return year after year. Please come and join your friends in Fallon for what is shaping up to be our best Churchill Country Fair ever!
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Silver ingot now on display at Nevada State Museum ECAC names McClure-Porter CARSON CITY A 1,000 ounce bar of silver mined from 4,000 tons of Nevada ore is a rarity by far — but visitors to the Nevada State Museum in Carson City can catch a glimpse of the spectacular ingot now on display in preparation for the state’s 150th birthday party. Site of the historic U.S. Mint, the museum still operates the original Coin Press No. 1 on the last Friday of each month. When the bar is melted into 1000 1-ounce round medallions, the celebrated press will stamp commemorative editions, with the
“CC” mint mark, honoring the state’s sesquicentennial which is Nevada Day, 2014. Coeur Rochester mining officials of Lovelock donated the 60-pound bar, and the Northwest Territory Mint in Dayton will melt the ingot to produce the medallions. Sales will help fund the NV150 events and the price will be determined by the commission that oversees them. The museum is at 600 N. Carson St. and is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday — Sunday. For more information call (775) 687-4810.
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as August Artist of the Month ELKO By Carmen Gage Ackert, Special to INN
ach month, The Elko County Art Club randomly draws names from its current membership to highlight one of its own.
For the month of August, the Grand Opening month for the new ECAC gallery, watercolorist Wendy McClure-Porter has been selected. The “Artist of the Month” receives one of the two 24-7 lighted storefront windows in the gallery to showcase their work along with a profile dis-
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Still Life Flowers by Wendy McClure-Porter
played inside the gallery. Wendy Porter specializes in watercolors, explaining, “I like the color and brightness it brings to my life.” Wendy has been surrounded by art, music, and drama all her life and took a watercolor class from another Elko County Art Club member, Lynne Kistler, which rekindled her love of painting that lay dormant for 30 years. “I enjoy discovering the emotions in painting and the feeling of
peace that comes over me. Inspiration comes from many sources and I’m ready to explore them.” Wendy has lived in North Dakota, Colorado, New Mexico, and now resides in beautiful Nevada. She has a B.A. in Music (voice) with a minor in Art and a Masters in Educational Media. She has been a librarian, a social worker, a private voice teacher, as well as a public school music teacher. “Now I am adding painter and quilter to my resume,” she quips. Wendy is one of a number of club member artists who will have an ongoing display in the gallery. Come see her work on display now at the Elko County Art Club Gallery. Club members manage the gallery on a rotating basis, so you may get the chance to meet her in person. The Elko County Art Club Gallery is located at 407 Railroad St., Elko. Regular gallery hours are Tuesday – Saturday, 11 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Visit the club website at www.elkocountyartclub.org for more information. www.insidenorthernnevada.com
ELKOEvents & Happenings Save the date for these community events
Aug. 1 3rd Annual Super Summer Saddle Series Elko County Fairgrounds (775) 388-4112 Visit www.v for more information
Carlin Team Branding set for Aug. 3
Aug. 2 Elko County Library Summer Reading Program Closing Picnic For more information contact: MaryJo King 775-738-3066
Ryan Gallagher runs for the circle after paint branding a yearling in last year's event.
Elko Friends of the NRA Banquet
Aug. 9 – 11 Jarbidge Days For more information contact: Jarbidge Community Association.,Inc. 775-488-2311
Aug. 10 Downtown Elko Wine Walk For more information contact: Linda Vasey 775-778-9555
Aug. 16 – 17 Carlin Art in the Park Carlin Sho 'n' Shine Car Show For more information contact: Heather Trujillo 775-754-6354
Aug. 16 – 17 Ruby Mountain Relay For more information contact: Anne Simnons 801-718-0557
Aug. 16 - 17 Carlin Ranch Hand Rodeo For more information contact: City of Carlin 775-754-6354
The second annual Carlin Equestrian Park Team Branding Competition is set for Saturday, Aug. 3. Men, women, and co-ed teams will compete in the timed event, roping four head per team. Buckles and prizes will be awarded and concessions will be available. The equestrian park is located one mile north on SR766 from I-80. For entry information contact Patsy Tomera at (775) 754-2333. The team branding is one of several events held during the summer at the park in Carlin. There is also the summer saddle series, ranch rodeo, NENHA horseshow, and the chili cook off.
3rd Annual Outdoor Expo
ABATE- Motorcycle Camp Out For more information contact: John Bland 775-744-4570
Aug. 24 – Sept. 1 Elko County Fair and Races For more information contact: J.J Roemmich 775-738-3616
Aug. 24 V-L Bull Riding Elko, NV (775) 388-4112 Visit www.v-lrodeoproductions. com for more information
Aug. 31 Elko County Fair Barrel Races Elko County Fair Grounds (775) 388-4112 Visit www.v-lrodeoproductions. com for more information
Aug. 31 Jarbidge Labor Day Celebration
Aug. 22 3rd Annual Super Summer Saddle Series Wells, NV (775) 388-4112 Visit www.v-lrodeoproductions. com for more information
Aug. 23 NQHA Ranch Horse Show Elko County Fairgrounds www.insidenorthernnevada.com
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Elko County Art Club Gallery to celebrate Grand Opening Aug. 10 August 22-4
$$1.00 each Ticket Tick or $5.00 for 6 Tickets. The quilt being raffled is on display at Battle Mountain Cookhouse Museum.
August 30-31 $5 Per Person To the Gun Show Free Adimission to the Flea Market
he Elko County Art Club (ECAC), a nonprofit organization founded in 1978, will be opening the doors of its new art gallery in grand style Saturday, Aug. 10 to display not just works of local club member and guest artists, but the brand-new image of the club and gallery itself. The overhaul of the ECAC Gallery will share a renewed energy made palpable to the general public during the Grand Opening event held Saturday, Aug. 10 from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. Live art demos by member artists, music and refreshments, and the mixing of the local art culture with Elko’s popular Wine Walk, hosted by the Downtown Business Association, will make it an evening to remember. Bring a friend with you to the the gallery’s opening night and enjoy what ECAC Art has to offer. The new Elko County Art Club Gallery is located at 407 Railroad Street in downtown Elko. Currently, there is a tall ceramic studio sign above the entrance marking the location; look for the ECAC Gallery sandwich sign in front of
The Elko County Art Club Gallery has moved to 407 Railroad St. in downtown Elko. The gallery celebrates a grand opening on Aug. 10. the gallery storefront. The gallery will be presenting the work of local Elko County Art Club members, as well as work by California artist, Rory Gage, who is the Featured Guest Artist for August. Gage’s acrylic paintings present seascapes and pastoral themes using loose brushstrokes and subdued color palettes that convey a meditative mood. The ECAC Artist of the Month is Wendy McClure-Porter who is a participating artist in the ongoing gallery exhibit. Her vibrant watercolor renderings explore the use of
FIREWORKS, BINGO, RAFFLE, GUN RAFFLES, AUCTIONS, HORSESHOES, BBQ, KIDS GAMES, FISHING DERBY, HELICOPTER RIDES, PANCAKE BREAKFAST, ATV POKER RUN AND MUCH MORE!
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Rory Gage, ECAC Featured Guest Artist
tone, shape, and translucent light in her still life and nature studies. Embracing the Grand Opening event is the brand-new face of the Elko County Art Club Gallery, complete with a redesigned logo and interior design developed by Gallery Director and club Treasurer, Carmen Gage Ackert. “I wanted to raise the presence of the ECAC gallery to a new level to help reenergize members and engage Elko with a more contemporary, professional representation of our artists and their work.” The gallery was installed with track lighting throughout and color accent walls to enhance the ECAC brand. Carmen will be participating in the live art demonstrations that will be held from 4 – 7 p.m. during the Grand Opening, doing quick sketch portraits for sale to their sitters. Art club member and well-known local artist, Lynne Kistler, will be demonstrating her exclusive “smoke art” technique that inspires works of art drawn into the shapes seen in the burned portions. For questions and information contact Carmen Gage Ackert at (775) 553-8157 or email email@example.com or visit the club website at www. elkocountyartclub.org. www.insidenorthernnevada.com
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Silver Dollar Car Classic adds sparkle to Carson City's summer Friday, August 3
4 to 7 p.m. Welcome Reception and Registration — Participants only – Carson Nugget Ballroom 5 to 11 p.m. Carson Nugget Street Dance & Show ‘n Shine with Route 66 – Public Welcome – West Parking Lot
hether it is the rumble of the V-8 engine, the fuzzy dice or the polished chrome, classic cars always seems to shine a little brighter in Carson City. Maybe it is because car shows have become a part of the capital city’s old school culture, with cruises and show n’ shine events on week nights and weekends throughout summer. While Hot August Nights makes its way through Reno and Lake Tahoe, the crescendo event for Carson City is the annual Silver Dollar Car Classic. Now in its 18th season, this weekend’s events have all the makings for a car lovers’ paradise. More than 400 souped-up and
Saturday, August 4
8 to 10:30 a.m. Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast 8 to 11 a.m. Registration at Mills Park 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Show ‘n Shine, Music, Food, Vendors 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Judging 5:30 p.m. V&T RR Canyon Train Ride (Seating on train limited) 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Silver Dollar Sock Hop (Carson Nugget Ballroom) The Silver Dollar Car Classic is one of Carson City's legendary events. Don't miss the excitement of the championship speedway parade laps and spectacular firworks. tricked-out hot rods, convertibles and trucks will line Mills Park beginning Saturday morning. For more information, call 775-687-7410 or go online to www.visitcarsoncity.com.
Thursday, Aug. 2 6 p.m. Cruise Night, Show ‘n Shine, Music & Spirits hosted by The Plaza Hotel & Conference Center, 805 S. Carson St.
Sunday, August 5
8 to 10:30 a.m. Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast 8 a.m. to noon SDCC Poker Run 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Show n’ Shine, Music, Food, Vendors 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Great Fixins’ barbecue 1 to 3 p.m. awards ceremony
Cody Bryant, Purple Sage in Eureka Aug. 23 EUREKA Cody Bryant and the Riders of the Purple Sage come to the Eureka Opera House for an Aug.
23 concert. The performance begins at 7 p.m. Tickets available at the door. Cody Bryant sings, writes
Riders of the Purple Sage
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Good Luck Macbeth returns 'Hot August Sock Hop' to stage RENO Good Luck Macbeth theater brings their smash hit from last summer back to stage! 'Hot August Sock Hop' will be performed Aug. 2 - 10 at the downtown Reno theater. It's the late 50’s and The Simple Town diner has 24 hours to raise the money it needs to stay open. The townspeople band together to throw a sock hop! A fast paced melodrama with music, dance, comedy and audience participation. An original musical review created and directed by Adam Whitney. Performances are Aug. 2, 6-10 at 7:30 p.m., with matinees Aug. 3 and 4 at 3 p.m. Good Luck Macbeth is a classic theater company located at 119 North Virginia St., Reno. Advance tickets and more information available online at goodluckmacbeth.org., or by calling (775) 322-3716, or stop in at Dressed Like That, 711 S. Virginia (right next to GLM) Tuesday –Saturday 11 am. – 6 p.m.
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BAC hosts music improv show and workshop with Laura and Rick Hall CARSON CITY
n Aug. 3 some of the best improvisors in the the Carson City area will take the stage along with Laura Hall from “Whose line Is It Anyway” and Rick Hall from The Second City and “Curb Your Enthusiasm.”
Based on audience suggestions they will create comedy scenes on the spot, improvising games and songs like you’ve seen on “Whose line Is It Anyway.”Audience participation is a key ingredient and occasionally an audience member will be brought up on stage to lend a hand. This show will be combo platter of fun! This performance is set
Rick and Laura Hall
to begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Brewery Arts Center performance hall, 511 W King St., Carson City. Seating starts at $8 for BAC members, students and seniors; $15 for non-members. During the day the Halls will present a one day intensive Music Improv Workshop. If you’ve ever wanted to improvise songs, but it scares the pants off you, this fun,
lively workshop is perfect for you! We create a supportive environment where you’ll be improvising songs that are a natural extension of improv skills you may already know, before you know it! And, if you’re already experienced with song improv, we’ll stretch your skills and help you explore all sorts of fun new ways to use music. This workshop begins at noon on Aug. 3. Located at at 449 W. King Street in the historic district of Carson City, the BAC hosts over 100 events each year in multiple facilities. For tickets or more information visit breweryarts.org or call (775) 883-1976.
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Huge meals, live music planned for Kingston Days Aug. 2 – 4 Three-day event to raise money for volunteer fire department KINGSTON
By Heather Hill, INN
ingston Days Celebrating 150 Years of Kingston, will be held Aug. 2 — 4 and will include a slew of activities over the three days including live music, a Poker Run, fireworks, barbecues, a pancake breakfast, helicopter rides and much more.
The event, which is being held at the Orchard and Kingston Pond, is being hosted by the Kingston Volunteer Fire Department and the new Kingston Fire
Association (formerly the department’s auxiliary) with all of the proceeds going toward the fire department, said Assistant Fire Chief Bradley Ward, who is the main event organizer. There will be more than 25 volunteers helping to host the event, he added. Aug. 2 will begin with a Kingston Open House that will last into the evening and participating Kingston businesses will offer drink and food specials. A fireworks show, put on by the fire department, will be held on the island at Kingston Pond starting around 9 p.m. Aug. 3 will feature bingo, live and silent auctions, a horseshoe tournament, beverages, kids games, a fishing derby,
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helicopter rides and more. The bingo will feature a mix of prizes donated by individuals and businesses and some purchased by the fire department. Ward said he is looking for items to be donated for the auctions, raffles and bingo. Anyone who would like to donate is asked to call Ward at (775) 9641034. One of the auction items will include a mountain lion pedestal mount, valued at $2,000. There will be a general raffle with a tablet, such as an iPad, as the main prize along with other prizes that Ward is hoping people will mostly donate. There will be a gun raffle for a Stag Arms AR-15 rifle, valued at more than $1,000, and a Rossi Circuit Judge, valued at $700, both purchased by the fire department. The horseshoe tournament will feature cash prizes. The barbecue lunch will start at noon and consists of tri-tip beef, various salads, desserts and a nonalcholic beverage. It will cost $10 a plate with the drink included. Alcoholic beverages can be purchased separately. There will be a bounce house for the kids and numerous kids games, Ward said. There will also be a rubber duck race for kids and adults, a wheelbarrow race for the adults and a watermelon eating contest for all ages. Select vendors have also been invited to sell goods at the event to include fresh produce from Fallon, handmade jewelry, baked goods and custom clothing items. Those interested in applying to be a vendor are asked to contact Ward. Representatives of the U.S. Forest Service with Smoky Bear, the Bureau of Land Management, the Lander County Sheriff’s Office and Lander County EMS have committed to being present. The fishing derby is for all ages and will be $10 for 15 min-
utes of fishing with the person having to catch a tagged trout to win $100. Kids pay only $5 with children 7 and under participating for free. Registration for the derby begins at 11 a.m. with the event starting at noon. Valid Nevada fishing licenses and trout stamps are required for those 12 and older. Barbless hooks and bait will be provided but people are ask to bring their own poles. The derby will be managed by Bruce Kent, of Stillwater and Kingston. There will be approximately 15-minute helicopter rides offered by John Sullivan with all of the proceeds going to the fire department. The helicopter will take off across from the pond and fly over the top of Bunker Hill. Aug. 3 will also feature live music from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. The Peavine Pickers will start at 3 p.m. and Whiskey and Wine will take the stage at 7 p.m. There is no charge to enjoy the music. There will be a $12 spaghetti dinner that evening that will include all-you-can-eat spaghetti, salad, garlic bread, an Italian sausage, dessert and a non-alcoholic beverage. Draft beer will be sold for $2, canned beer will be $3, wine will be $3 and soda or water will be $1 each. Aug. 4 will kick off at 8 a.m. with an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast at the Kingston Fire House, followed by an ATV, fourwheel Poker Run at 10 a.m. with cash prizes. Registration for the Poker Run begins at 8 a.m. at the fire house. All four-wheel vehicles and dirt bikes are welcome to participate, Ward said. It will start at the fire house and hit three check points before it ends at Zach’s Lucky Spur Saloon. Entrants must check in by 3 p.m. for their final cards. It will go up Kingston Canyon and over the summit at which point riders can either choose the easy route or the hard route. The fee is $40 per entrant. The $40
will include a commemorative item as well as a rib and chili barbecue that afternoon. The cash prize is $250. There will be free water offered at the check stations. Only paid entrants will receive poker cards but anyone can go along for the ride. “The route goes through some beautiful country,” Ward said. The rib and chili barbecue will take place in the park at 3 p.m. for $15 a plate and will feature baby back ribs, chili, salads, cornbread, dessert and a non-alcoholic beverage. Beer and wine will also be available for $3 each. Each meal will be cooked and served by the fire department and the association volunteers. All of the food will be purchased by the fire department unless anyone comes forward to donate anything. Meal discounts will be provided to active military, police, fire and EMS personnel with ID. Children 7 years and under can eat for free at all meals with hot dogs being substituted for tri-tips or ribs. Both the fireworks show and helicopter rides are subject to prevailing weather conditions and may be rescheduled or canceled for safety reasons. The event was largely funded with $2,500 from the Lander County Convention and Tourism Authority, Ward said. Free camping will be allowed all weekend at the Kingston ball field. Campers must depart by noon on Aug. 5. For lodging, Ward suggests people book early since it will fill up quickly. The Kingston Creek Lodge can be reached at (775) 964-1301 and Miles End Lodge Bed and Breakfast can be reached at (775) 964-1046. Lodging options are also available in Austin, 27 miles northwest of Kingston. A complete schedule of events for Kingston Days is available at www.kingstonnevada. org. www.insidenorthernnevada.com
Just Desserts! Humboldt Library Bookmobile Fundraiser
Saturday, Sept. 14 Winnemucca Convention Center • West Hall
Doors open 4 p.m.
Admission includes Dessert Buffet, Coffee or Punch
Bring your wallet for: NO-HOST BAR WINE TASTING SILENT AUCTIONS DESSERT AUCTION HUGE RAFFLE TABLE FUN GAMES FOR KIDS & ADULTS
ADVANCE TICKETS available at the Humboldt County Library The Humboldt Sun Humboldt County Chamber
Tickets: $10 per adult (Ages 13 and over)
$5 per child (Ages 5 - 12)
$35 per family
The Humboldt Sun 1022 S. Grass Valley Rd. • Winnemucca • 623-5011
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August packs a punch with sci-fi blockbusters
Aug. 2 Europa Report A unique blend of documentary, alternative history and science fiction thriller, Europa Report follows a contemporary mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa to investigate the possible existence of alien life within our solar system. When unmanned probes suggest that a hidden ocean could exist underneath Europa’s icy surface and may contain single-celled life, Europa Ventures, a privately funded space exploration company, sends six of the best astronauts from around the world to confirm the data and explore the revolutionary discoveries that may lie in the Europan ocean.
2 Guns Starring: Denzel Washington, Edward James Olmos, Mark Wahlberg, Paula Patton. A DEA agent and an undercover Naval Intelligence officer who have been tasked with investigating one another find they have been set up by the mob -- the very organization the two men believe they have been stealing money from.
The Canyons Manipulative and scheming young movie producer Christian makes films to keep his trust fund intact, while his actress girlfriend and bored plaything, Tara, hides a passionate affair with an actor from her past. When Christian becomes aware of Tara’s infidelity, the young Angelenos are thrust into a violent, sexually-charged tour through the dark side of human nature.
Cockneys vs Zombies Starring Michelle Ryan, Honor Blackman and Harry Treadaway. A bunch of east-easters fight their way out of a zombie infested London, lead by an unlikely gang of amateur banks robbers and foul-mouthed plucky pensioners.
In 1970s Australia, the Kelly brothers battle killer waves, conservative society and criminals to kick-start the modern surf industry.
Rising from Ashes Two worlds collide when cycling legend Jock Boyer moves to Rwanda to help the first Rwandan National Cycling Team in their six year journey to compete in the Olympic Games in London. Setting out against impossible odds both Jock and the team find new purpose as they rise from the ashes of their past.
The Spectacular Now Starring: Andre Royo, Bob Odenkirk, Brie Larson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Kyle Chandler, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Miles Teller, Shailene Woodley. Sutter Keely is a high school senior, charming, self-possessed, the life of the party, but after being dumped by his girlfriend, Sutter gets drunk and wakes up on the lawn of classmate Aimee Finicky. She’s not a member of the cool crowd, but she does have dreams. Sutter believes in living in the now. Despite their differences they are drawn to each other.
Aug. 7 Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters Starring: Alexandra Daddario, Brandon T. Jackson, Logan Lerman, Nathan Fillion. Percy Jackson, the son of Poseidon, continues his epic journey to fulfill his destiny, as he teams with his demigod friends to retrieve the Golden Fleece, which has the power to save their home and training ground, Camp Half-Blood.
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'We’re the Millers' a raucus romp Starring: Ed Helms, Emma Roberts, Jason Sudeikis, Jennifer Aniston. David is a smalltime pot dealer whose clientele includes chefs and soccer moms, but no kids — after all, he has his scruples. So what could go wrong? Plenty. Preferring to keep a low profile for obvious reasons, he learns the hard way that no good deed goes unpunished when he tries to help out some local teens and winds up getting jumped by a trio of gutter punks. Stealing his stash and his cash, they leave him in major debt to his supplier. In order to wipe the slate clean — and maintain a clean bill of health — David must now become a big-time drug smuggler by bringing Brad’s latest shipment in from Mexico. Twisting the arms of his neighbors, cynical stripper Rose and wannabe customer Kenny, and the tatted-and-pierced streetwise teen Casey, he devises a foolproof plan. One fake wife, two pretend kids and a huge, shiny RV later, the “Millers” are headed south of the border for a Fourth of July weekend that is sure to end with a bang. Opens Aug. 9.
Aug. 9 Elysium Starring: Alice Braga, Jodie Foster, Matt Damon, Sharlto Copley. In the year 2154, the very wealthy live on a man-made space station called Elysium while the rest of the population resides on a ruined Earth. The only man with the chance to bring equality to these worlds is Max, an ordinary guy in desperate need to get to Elysium. With his life hanging in the balance, he reluctantly takes on a dangerous mission that could save his life and the lives of millions on Earth.
In a World... An underachieving vocal coach is motivated by her father, the king of movie-trailer
voice-overs, to pursue her aspirations of becoming a voiceover star. Amidst pride, sexism and family dysfunction, she sets out to change the voice of a generation.
Blood The Fairburn brothers are detectives who have lived under the shadow of their police chief father — a man known for doing Paul Bettany whatever it takes to get a confession. When the brothers take an interrogation too far, they raise the suspicions of their colleague and suddenly find themselves having to cover up their own crimes. www.insidenorthernnevada.com
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DVD Releases for July Aug. 6
Olympus Has Fallen Seconds Southland: The Complete Fifth & Final Season Super Storm
Adventures in Zambezia Aftershock Berserk: The Golden Age Arc II – The Battle for Doldrey The Borgias: The Third Season Care Bears: A Belly Badge for Wonderheart – The Movie Charlie Chan Collection Community: The Complete Fourth Season The Cream Farewell Concert: Kino Classics Remastered Edition Duck Dynasty: Season 3 Eddie the Sleepwalking Cannibal Fear Not Gallowwalkers Magic Magic Mud My Little Pony: Equestria Girls Oblivion Quicksilver Riddick Collection Robin Hood: 40th Anniversary Edition Smash: Season Two Strike Back: Season 2 Sushi: The Global Catch The Sword in the Stone: 50th Anniversary Edition Taz-Mania: Who Let The Taz Out – Season One, Part Two Tom and Jerry’s Giant Adventure West of Memphis
88 Minutes A Virgin Among the Living Dead: Remastered Edition Amour The Awful Dr. Orlof: Remastered Edition Being Human: Season Five The Big City Boardwalk Empire: The Complete Third Season Charulata The Dragon Pearl Floating City Mike & Molly: The Complete Third Season Nightmares Come at Night: Remastered Edition Parenthood: Season Four Peter Pan: Return to Neverland – Special Edition Rapture-Palooza Revenge: The Complete Second Season Scary Movie 5 The Tailor of Panama Touch Wither
The Big Wedding The Company You Keep Deadly Swarm Detour Doctor Who: The Green Death – Special Edition Emperor Enlightened: The Complete Second Season The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec Family Ties: The Seventh and Final Season Girls: The Complete Second Season The Guillotines I Killed My Mother The Mindy Project: Season One The Odd Angry Shot The Office: Season Nine
A Company Man Among Friends Barbie Mariposa & the Fairy Princess Billy the Kid Eclipse Series 39: Early Fassbinder Elementary: The First Season The English Teacher Free Angela and All Political Prisoners The Great Gatsby Hanging for Django MDNA Tour NYC Underground Pain & Gain Sapphire & Steele: The Complete Series Sons of Anarchy: Season Five Stranded Super Buddies Unit 7 The Walking Dead: The Complete Third Season
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I Give It a Year Since they met at a party, ambitious high-flyer Nat and struggling novelist Josh have been deliriously happy despite their differences. Josh is a thinker, Nat’s a doer..but the spark between them is undeniable. Their wedding is a dream come true, but family, friends and even the minister who marries them aren’t convinced that they can last. Josh’s ex-girlfriend, Chloe, and Nat’s handsome American client Guy, could offer attractive alternatives. With their first anniversary approaching, neither wants to be the first to give up, but will they make it?
'Planes' a Disney spinoff of Pixar's megahit 'Cars'
Starring the voice of Carlos Alazraqui. Dusty is a crop duster who dreams of competing in the most exhilarating around-the-world air race in history. Unfortunately, he is hopelessly afraid of heights, but with the support of his mentor Skipper and a host of new friends, Dusty takes off to heights he never dreamed possible. Opens Aug. 9
Lauren Ashley Carter in Jug Face
novel by Atiq Rahimi, The Patience Stone captures the reality of everyday life for an intelligent woman under the oppressive weight of the Taliban regime in Afghanistan.
Aug. 16 Jug Face Jug Face tells the story of a pregnant teen trying to escape a backwoods community when she discovers that she may be sacrificed to a creature in a pit. The entity in the pit requires a life for keeping the community safe. The face of the person to be sacrificed is crafted onto a ceramic jug. When ignored, the entity unleashes an evil onto the community.
Lovelace Linda Lovelace is used by the porn industry and abused by her coercive husband before taking control of her life.
Prince Avalanche Starring: Emile Hirsch, Paul Rudd. Two highway road workers spend the summer of 1988 away from their city lives. The isolated landscape becomes a place of misadventure as the men find themselves at odds with each other and the women they left behind.
Aug. 14 The Patience Stone Adapted from the best-selling
The Butler Starring: Forest Whitaker, Alan Rickman, Cuba Gooding Jr., John Cusack, Lenny Kravitz, Forest Whitaker Liev Schreiber, Melissa Leo, Robin Williams, Terrence Howard. A White House butler serves eight American Presidents over the course of three decades.
Jobs Starring: Ashton Kutcher, Dermot Mulroney, J.K. Simmons, James Woods, Josh Gad, Lesley Ann Warren, Lukas Haas, Matthew Modine. The story of Steve Jobs’ ascension from college dropout to one of the leading creative entrepreneurs of the 20th century.
Kick-Ass 2 Starring: Aaron Johnson, Chloe Moretz, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Jim Carrey. The costumed highschool hero Kick-Ass joins with an group of normal citizens who have been inspired to fight crime. Meanwhile, the Crimson Mist plots an act of revenge that will effect everyone Kick-Ass knows.
Paranoia Starring: Gary Oldman, Harrison Ford, Liam Hemsworth. In this high-stakes thriller, Adam is a Harrison Ford regular guy trying to get ahead in his entry-level job at Wyatt Corporation. But after one costly mistake, Adam’s ruthless CEO, Nicholas Wyatt, forces him to spy on corporate rival — Wyatt’s old mentor. Adam soon finds himself occupying the corner office and living the life of his dreams. However, behind the scenes, he is simply a pawn in Wyatt’s corporate game and realizes he must ultimately find a way out from under his boss who will stop at nothing, even murder, to win a multi-billion dollar advantage.
Ain’t Them Bodies Saints Starring: Ben Foster, Casey Affleck, Keith Carradine, Nate Parker, Rooney Mara. Set against the backdrop of 1970’s Texas Hill Country, Ain’t Them Bodies Saints is a romantic American story that follows three characters on various sides of the law - outlaw Bob, his wife Ruth, and a local sheriff who gets caught in their crosshairs. www.insidenorthernnevada.com
Austenland Jane Hayes is obsessed with all things Jane Austen. But when she decides to spend her life savings on a trip to an English resort catering to Austen-crazed women, Jane’s fantasies of meeting the perfect Regency-era gentleman suddenly become more real than she ever could have imagined.
Cutie and the Boxer This candid New York love story explores the chaotic 40-year marriage of renowned “boxing” painter Ushio Shinohara and his wife, Noriko. Anxious to shed her role of assistant to her overbearing husband, Noriko seeks an identity of her own.
Haute Cuisine Hortense Laborie (Catherine Frot), a renowned chef from Perigord, is astonished when the President of the Republic (Jean d’Ormesson) appoints her his personal cook, responsible for creating all his meals at the Elysée Palace. Despite jealous resentment from the other kitchen staff, Hortense quickly establishes herself, thanks to her indomitable spirit. The authenticity of her cooking soon seduces the President, but the corridors of power are littered with traps.
Aug. 21 The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones Starring: Jamie Campbell Bower, Jemima West, Kevin Zegers, Lily Collins, Robert Sheehan. When her mom is attacked and taken from their home in New York City by some creature, a seemingly ordinary teenage girl, Clary Fray, finds out truths about her past and bloodline on her quest to get her back, that changes her entire life.
Aug. 23 The World’s End Starring: Martin Freeman, Nick Frost, Rosamund Pike, Simon Pegg. 20 years after attempting an epic pub crawl, five Simon Pegg childhood friends reunite when one of them becomes hell bent on trying the drinking marathon again. They are convinced to stage an encore by mate Gary King, a 40-year old man trapped at the cigarette end of his teens, who drags his reluctant pals to their home town and once again attempts to reach the fabled pub, The World’s End. As they attempt to reconcile the past and present, they realize the real struggle is for the future, not just theirs but humankind’s. Reaching The World’s End is the least of their worries. www.insidenorthernnevada.com
Thriller 'The Colony' promises sci-fi scares Years ago, winter came and never went away. Beneath the surface of an icecovered world, survivors in Colony Seven struggle to keep their fragile society from collapsing as food dwindles and temperatures drop. Already plagued by illness and internal conflict, the colonists suspect the worst when they lose contact with the only other known settlement. A small group decide to go on a dangerous expedition to discover what happened and what they find is worse than they could have ever imagined. Now the fight for survival really begins. Opens Aug. 23.
Laurence Fishburne and Kevin Zegers in 'The Colony'
The Frozen Ground
Starring: AJ Bowen, Amy Seimetz, Barbara Crampton, Joe Swanberg, Nicholas Tucci, Sharni Vinson. Crispian brings his new girlfriend to a family reunion getaway, where the happy occasion is shattered by a gang who plan to take down the family with brutal precision until one member of the family shows a hidden talent for fighting back.
The Frozen Ground is inspired by the incredible true story that follows Alaskan State Trooper Jack Halcombe (Nicolas Cage) as he sets out to end Nicholas Cage the murderous rampage of Robert Hansen (John Cusack), a serial killer who has gone unnoticed for 13 years. As the bodies of street girls start to pile up in Anchorage, fear strikes a chord with the public. Risking his life, Halcombe goes on a personal manhunt to find the killer before the next body surfaces. When a seventeen year old escapee (Vanessa Hudgens) reveals key information about the case, Halcombe is finally on the trail of the killer. But will he catch him in time to save the next victim?
Afternoon Delight Deadened by the stultifying realities of preschool auctions, a lackluster sex life, and career that’s gone kaput, Rachel visits a strip club to spice up her marriage and meets McKenna, a stripper whom she becomes obsessed with saving. She decides to adopt McKenna as her live-in nanny, and ththis bold move unleashes unimagined and colorful waves of change into her life and community.
The Colony Years ago, winter came and never went away. Beneath the surface of an ice-covered world, survivors in Colony Seven struggle to keep their fragile society from collapsing as food dwindles and temperatures drop. Already plagued by illness and internal conflict, the colonists suspect the worst when they lose contact with the only other known settlement. A small group decide to go on a dangerous expedition to discover what happened and what they find is worse than they could have ever imagined. Now the fight for survival really begins.
Drinking Buddies Luke and Kate are co-workers at a Chicago brewery where they spend their days drinking and flirting. They’re perfect for each other, except that they’re both in relationships. Luke is in the midst of marriage talks with his girlfriend of six years. Kate is playing it cool with her music producer boyfriend Chris. But you know what makes the line between “friends” and “more than friends” really blurry? Beer.
The Grandmaster Starring: Benshan Zhao, Chen Chang, Cung Le, Hye-kyo Song, Jin Zhang, Tony Leung Chiu Wai, Ziyi Zhang. The story of martialarts master Ip Man.
Short Term 12 I Am Not a Hipster director Destin Daniel Cretton expands his 2008 short of the same name into a feature film depicting the struggles of a compassionate twentysomething contending with some unexpected life developments while working as a supervisor at a home for at-risk teens. Grace (Brie Larson) has dedicated her life to helping kids who have slipped through the cracks of the system. Committed to her job and in love with kindhearted co-worker Mason (John Gallagher Jr.), she’s still struggling to make sense of her own troubled past when she learns that her life is about to change forever. Meanwhile, into the facility walks a young girl who’s been constantly shifted between group homes due to dangerous behavior. Almost immediately, Grace forges a powerful connection with her new charge.
Now if Grace can just open up to Mason the way she encourages her kids to open up to her, she may find a way to make peace with the future while still providing support to the kids who depend on her the most.
Aug. 28 Closed Circuit Starring: Ciarán Hinds, Eric Bana, Jim Broadbent, Rebecca Hall. Martin and Claudia are lawyers -- and ex-lovers -- who find themselves put at risk after they join the defense team for an international terrorist’s trial.
Aug. 30 Getaway Starring: Ethan Hawke, Jon Voight, Paul Freeman, Selena Gomez. Brent Magna (Ethan Hawke) is a burned out race car driver who is thrust into a do-ordie mission behind the wheel when his wife is kidnapped. With Brent’s only ally being a young hacker (Selena Gomez), his one hope of saving his wife is to follow the orders of the mysterious voice (Jon Voight) who’s watching his every move through cameras mounted on the car Brent’s driving.
One Direction: This Is Us Starring: Harry Styles, Liam Payne, Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan, Zayn Malik. An allaccess pass to the British pop sensation One Direction.
Random Starring: Ashley Greene, Chris Coy, Haley Bennett, Lucas Till. Alone on campus over Thanksgiving break, Justine and her friends are targeted by a gang of violent outcasts.
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WINE & SPIRITS TASTING NOTES
Trinchero Family Estates going strong for 65 years The
'On the Lees' Lees are the "gunk" that settles out of wine during the fermentation process. These dead yeast cells and other particles are carried to the bottom of the vat during the fining process. Usually, winemakers transfer their wine off these sediments, but occasionally they choose not to do so. Wines left to age "on the lees (or in French sur lie) are given a distinctly yeasty aroma and taste — which after aging gives additional flavor and character.
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Napa Cellars Zinfandel Napa Valley 2010 ($19). This is a clas-
Company markets more than two dozen brands Family owned Trinchero Family Estates was founded in 1948 with the establishment of the Sutter Home brand. Today this wine making behemoth is the home of 27 more wine brands including Joel Gott, Sea Glass, the ubiquitous Ménage a` Trois as well as Napa Cellars and Folie a` Deux. We recently met with Napa Cellars and Folie a` Deux winemaker Joe Shirley to taste his wines and learn first-hand how he goes about creating his wines. Joe joined Trinchero in 1999 and has made the Folie a` Deux wines since 2003 and Napa Cellars wines since 2007. Joe feels he has a personal connection with the Napa Cellars wines, which are all made from Napa Valley fruit, because he grew up in Napa Valley and “has a personal under36 | Inside Northern Nevada | AUGUST 2013
standing of what Napa is good at." Joe said he believes “you can successfully grow any grape in the valley” which is 2 to 5 miles wide and about 20 miles long. Roughly 50 percent of Napa Valley is planted in cabernet sauvignon due to the expensive cost of suitable vineyard land. Joe said his wine making goals were to ”provide clean, balanced, not heavily stylized wines." He further commented that “the Napa Valley fruit is very good and is what should show”. We were very favorably impressed with the price value ratio of both of these brands, and believe consumers
would be wise to seek them out. Following are our favorite Napa Cellars wines:
Napa Cellars Chardonnay Napa Valley 2011 ($16).This very nice chardonnay is aged in 25 percent new French oak and displays a pear/apple nose and flavors with a hint of yeast from the 5 months of aging on the lees.
Napa Cellars Merlot Napa Valley 2010 ($19). From the Oak Knoll area, this merlot has a nice cherry nose and flavors with a hint of chocolate. This wine creates a big impression in the mouth that is complex and pleasing. Finishes with a hint of oak. Delicious!
sic well-priced Napa Valley zinfandel. Blended with 10 percent petite sirah, this wine offers a pleasant berry fruit nose with a blast of berry fruit in the mouth. Well balanced, this beauty would make a fine table wine for summer outdoor eating. Interestingly Joe explained that zinfandel grapes ripen unevenly and you can have raisins and green grapes on the same grape vines. We also tasted the Folie a` Deux wine that Joe makes from Sonoma County grapes and really liked the following selections:
Folie a` Deux Chardonnay Russian River Valley Sonoma County 2011 ($16). Eighty percent barrel fermented and 20 percent stainless steel, this wine exhibits a lovely toast oak nose and abundant ripe tropical fruit flavors. Great value.
Folie a` Deux Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast 2011 ($18). This wine shows an appealing ripe cherry nose and is very smooth and elegant in the mouth with nice spice and cherry notes and an alluring complexity. www.insidenorthernnevada.com
Tips from the experts — Refreshing summer sippers The
WINE GUYS Recommend
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With summer well under way, we are spending more time on our decks and boats. Many of you have celebrations and parties scheduled in the next couple of months. And, even if you don’t, sitting by the poolside with a glass of chilled white wine is appealing. Are we right? Hot temperatures call for simple wines that can be chilled without impacting their flavors. Thankfully, these wines don’t have to be expensive. If you prefer cold pastas, fruit plates, veggie trays, salads and the like, chilled white wines will do well. One wine you should consider is Soave in the Veneto region of northeast Italy. The Soave made in the plains is inexpensive, simple and not very complex. Those soaves made on hillsides are of better quality, but come at a higher price. These wines are called either Classico Superiore DOCG or Colli Scaligeri Superiore DOCG. The difference may be the amount of trebbiano toscano grapes that are n the blend - this is a variety not allowed in DOCG wines. The common grape variety used in all Soave is garganega. Italy produces more than Soave. Pinot grigio continues to grow in popularity and varieties like greco, arneis, verdicchio and vernaccia offer very crisp, refreshing wines for summer quaffing. Here are several white wines, including soaves, we recommend for backyard sipping: Cantina di Soave Re Midas Soave 2012 ($10). Great value, simple and fresh. Made entirely from garganega grapes. Cantini di Soave Rocca Sveva Soave Classico 2012 ($16). Nice dimension in this step-up from a common soave. Made entirely from garganega grapes, it sports apple notes and crisp acidity. Inama “Vin Soave” Soave Classico DOC 2011 ($15). Elegant profile with a flowery nose and mineral and almond notes mingled with apple flavors. Inama Vigneti di Foscarino 2010 ($24). The aromas are more assertive in this interesting soave. Honey and elder flower notes are followed by apple and mineral flavors. Aia Vecchia Vermentino Maremma Toscana IGT 2011 ($11). Composed entirely of vermentino
grapes, this refreshing wine has grass and grapefruit flavors and a medium body to make it a nice sipping wine. Terras Gauda O Rosal 2012 ($24). We loved the tantalizing flavors of this Spanish blend of albarino, loureiro and caino blanco grapes. From the Rias Baixas region that brings us the wonderful albarinos, this wine has generous peach and baked apple notes with a dash of pine and mineral. It would be great with crab and other seafood dishes. Atalon Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2012 ($20). This is a vibrant, crisp sauvignon blanc that would do well as an aperitif or with appetizers. Citrus notes abound with a dash of mineral. Waterstone Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2012 ($18). Lemon and tangerine flavors characterize this quaffable sauvignon blanc. Good balance and nice herbal notes keep it interesting. Stonestreet Terrace Ridge Semillon/Sauvignon Blanc 2011 ($35). This Bordeaux-style blend is a tantalizing spin on sauvignon blanc. Using mountain-grow grapes, it has a range of aromas and flavors. Fig, mango and lemongrass are just a few.
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Barefoot Wine and Bubbly strives to make wine more fun Barefoot Wines don't take themselves too seriously — and it with that spirit that founders Michael Houlihan and Bonnie Harvey set out to create a whole new type of winery. Barefoot Cellars was created in their home, and Bonnie's foot even shows up on all the labels. Today part of the E&J Gallo company, Barefoot Wines and Bubbly offer 11 different still wines and five bubbly wines to choose from. Though laid-back in their approach, these wines are often recognized at wine competitions around the United States for their fruit-forward, straighton varietal offerings. And the price can't be beat — making Barefoot Wines a great choice for weeknight dinners or casual weekends with a tasty sip. Check out all the offerings at Khoury's Market today!
Bonterra Sauvignon Blanc 2012 ($15). One of the early and most reliable organic wine producers in California, Bonterra continues to knock out a beautiful sauvignon blanc year after year. The fruit is drawn from Lake and Mendocino counties. A dash of muscat and chardonnay is added to the blend to give it some roundness and dimension. Grapefruit and melon notes highlight the wine. Benziger Family Winery Sauvignon Blanc 2012 ($15). Expect to find lots of bright citrus aromas and the classic grapefruit flavors in this wonderful North Coast sauvignon blanc.
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August classes at Nevada Museum of Art RENO, Nev. — The E.L. Cord Museum School of the Nevada Museum of Art is accepting enrollment for the below classes. Classes are limited in size, therefore early registration is recommended. Scholarships are available for all ages. Please call the Museum for details at (775) 329-3333 ex 260.
Instructional Figure Drawing Thursdays, Aug. 1 – 29 / 9 a.m. - noon Back to basics! Students will be taught classical drawing techniques while focusing on anatomy, structure and form. Live nude models will be posed. Individual instruction and critique are fundamental to this course open to all skill levels. Educators: This class is offered for 1.0 in-service credit. Instructor: Martha Voyevidka; Ages: 18 and up / All levels. Cost: $120 Museum members, $135 non-members
Book Arts: Japanese-Style Bookbinding Friday Aug. 23 / 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
bers, $57 non-members
Pinstriping: A Crash Course For Beginners (5 p.m. Session) Thursday Aug. 8 / 5 – 8 p.m.
Test your pinstriping skills in this crash course for beginners. Learn the fine and steady-handed practice of pinstriping used to create custom designed pieces. Instructor: Armando Serrano; Ages: 15 and up / All levels Cost: $54 Museum members, $57 non-members
Saturday Aug. 24 / 9 a.m. - noon
Explorations In Pen & Ink
El Arte: Preschool Play In Spanish
Saturdays, Aug. 3 – 10 / 9 a.m. - Noon
Sunday Aug. 11 / 10 – 11 a.m.
Work from favorite photographs to create realistic interpretive drawing using just pen and ink. Instructor will introduce students to the various techniques in pen and ink including stippling, cross hatching and washes. Instructor: Erik Holland; Ages: 15 and up / All levels. Cost: $48 Museum members, $54 non-members
Book Arts: Cards To Dye For Aug. 6 – 7 / 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Embracing a sense of freedom and discovery, students will explore the fluid nature of colored dyes to create beautiful one-of-a-kind mixed-media cards in this two-day workshop. Students will learn basic paper handling techniques including tearing, folding, measure and hinging. Dyes, papers, cards and envelopes are included with course registration. Educators: This class is offered for 0.5 in-service credit. Instructor: Carol Pallesen; Ages: 15 and up / All levels Cost: $75 Museum members, $83 non-members
Life Drawing: Open Studio Wednesdays, Aug. 7 – 28 / 6 – 9 p.m. Improve your life drawing skills and explore a variety of media while working freely from a nude model in this popular open studio class. The instructor will be present to coordinate class and offer instruction upon request. Both male and female models will be posed and drawn. Educators: This class is offered for 0.5 in-service credit. Instructor: Jerry Stinson; Ages: 18 and up / All levels Cost: $96 Museum members, $108 non-members
Pinstriping: A Crash Course For Beginners (1p.m. Session) Aug. 8 / 1 – 4 p.m. Test your pinstriping skills in this crash course for beginners. Learn the fine and steady-handed practice of pinstriping used to create custom designed pieces. Instructor: Armando Serrano; Ages: 15 and up / All levels. Cost: $54 Museum memwww.insidenorthernnevada.com
Japanese-style bookbinding is an elegant technique that uses exposed stitching around the spine of the book to create beautiful patterns that can be both simple and complex. We will learn the basics of hand bookbinding while creating both a non-adhesive and a hardcover Japanese-style journal. Instructor: Katherine Case; Ages: 15 and up / All levels. Cost: $73 Museum members, $79 non-members
Parent and child will have fun exploring a variety of art media in this new series of Spanish immersion classes for preschoolers. Class will be taught exclusively in Spanish and is a fun and engaging way for parent and child to interact and explore language while being creative together. Language will be spoken at a preschool level and is ideal for both native and non-native Spanish speakers. All supplies are provided. Dress for a mess! Instructor: Sandra Rentas; Ages: 3 - 6 with adult Cost: $9 Museum members, $12 non-members
Painting Clinic: Open Studio
Parent, grandparent or adult friend and child team up to create fantastic animal boxes in clay. Learn how to hand construct and glaze while making a fun and lasting project together. All work will be fired in the Museum’s kiln. Student 6 to 11 years old, adult “claymate” must be 18 years or older. Instructor: Carroll Charlet; Ages: 6 - 11 with adult Cost: $24 Museum members, $27 non-members
Kids Corner: Imitate The Great Henri Toulouse-Lautrec Saturday Aug. 24 / 9:30 a.m. - noon Kids will enjoy learning basic acrylic painting techniques while examining the artistic style of Henri de ToulouseLautrec. Students will be guided in a step-by-step process exploring color mixing and brush techniques. All materials are provided for this class. Instructor: Erik Holland; Ages: 8 - 12 (ages flexible). Cost: $29 Museum members, $32 nonmembers
Tuesdays, Aug. 13 to September 17 / 9 a.m. - noon
Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned artist this class is designed to help your improve your technique in oils or acrylics. Each student is encouraged to bring what they are currently working, a pick a new subject for the class or have the instructor help them to find one. The instructor will be giving individual coaching to help each student to the next level of their artistic journey. Instructor: David McCamant; Ages: 15 and up / All levels. Cost: $144 Museum members, $162 non-members
Wednesdays, Aug. 28 – Oct. 2 / 6 –9 p.m.
Dynamic Acrylics: Painting Landscapes From Photos Tuesdays, Aug. 13 to September 10 / 6 –9 p.m. Working in acrylic paint, students will explore value divisions in landscapes and the basics of brush sketching and massing. With these skills students will learn how to relate color to value and will gain a better understanding of identifying spatial cues in a landscape. Using foundational skills students can then explore under-painting, glazing and dry-brushing techniques. Educators: This class is offered for 1.0 in-service credit. Instructor: Dan Helzer; Ages: 15 and up / All levels Cost: $120 Museum members, $135 non-members
Create decorative and functional pottery in this six-week class designed for the beginner as well as those who have taken intermediate pottery classes in the past. Students will learn how to work with clay in both hand building, and wheel-throwing techniques. Finishing methods such as decorating, stamping, painting, and staining will be introduced as well as the discussion and practice of firing and glazing of clay works. Stoneware clay will be used and cone 6 and cone 06 glazes will be available. All firings will be done by the museum in an electric kiln. Enrollment is limited to nine students. All materials are provided. Educators: This class is offered for 1.0 in-service credit. Instructor: Karen Vetter; Ages: 15 and up / All levels Cost: $159 Museum members, $179 non-members The Nevada Museum of Art is the only accredited art museum in the state of Nevada. Located at 160 West Liberty Street in downtown Reno, the gallery and store are open Wednesday – Sunday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Thursdays from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Closed Mondays, Tuesdays and national holidays. Admission is $10 general admission; $1 for children up to 12 years. For more information visit nevadaart.org or call (775) 329-3333. Inside Northern Nevada | AUGUST 2013 | 39