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AMAZING DETAIL Who knew a paintbrush could yield such texture and detail? Carson City artist Rita McFadden has her work featured at the Rising Sun Art Gallery in Fallon during March.
Queensryche have been amazing audiences with the vocal talents of Geoff Tate backed by pounding drums and fast-flicking guitars since the '80s. Hit up the Wendover Peppermill and find out what the noise is about.
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Cherish the Ladies on stage in Reno RENO — Short of a few U.S. presidents, how many citizens have an avenue named after them in New York City?! Recently immortalized with a street sign on the Grand Concourse in the Bronx, Joanie Madden and her four Irish-American colleagues of Cherish the Ladies have been wowing street namers, audiences and music critics worldwide for 25 years. Their spirited, foot-stomping Celtic concerts garner standing — and dancing — ovations everywhere. The group will be on stage at the Church Fine Arts Building on the campus of UNR on Thursday March 6. Curtain up at 7:30 p.m. F
Men of Worth on stage in Battle Mountain BATTLE MOUNTAIN
Men of Worth
The internationally acclaimed music duo, James Keigher and Donnie Macdonald, who make up Men of Worth, will be singing soulful tunes and using humor and stories for an entertaining evening March 13 at 6 p.m. at the Battle Mountain Civic Center. Tickets are available at the door. The cost is $7 for adults, $5 for children and seniors and $20 for families. The show is being sponsored by the Battle Mountain Arts Presenters, a non-profit group that aims to provide arts experiences to the public at little or no cost, said President Ami Rogers. The group will visit local schools that afternoon to talk about their music and backgrounds. Those who would like more information can contact Rogers at (775) 340-2998. F
Winnemucca Winnemucca Ranch Rodeo Weekend Feb. 26 - March 1 Shooting the West XXVI March 5 - 9 Winnemucca Balloon Festival April 25 - 27 Run-A-Mucca Motorcycle Rally May 23 - 25
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Spring Basket celebration at Churchill County Library
t’s time for the Spring Basket Auction sponsored by the Churchill Library Association.
Create a basket on the theme of your choice; gardening, your business, food, flowers, or whatever strikes your fancy. Please deliver it to the Churchill County Library between Monday, March 10 and Monday, April 7. It will be displayed in the Library with a card identifying you as the donor. All baskets will be sold in a silent auction beginning March 10. Bidding will close at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 10. Winners can pick up their Spring Baskets any time the Library is open. All funds raised will benefit the Churchill County Library.The library is located at 553 South Maine Street. If you have questions, call 423-7581. F
Virginia City goes wild with Rocky Mountain Oyster Fry and St. Patrick's Parade
ome enjoy some Rocky Mountain Oysters along with the annual St. Patricks Day Parade in beautiful, historic Virginia City! Virginia City goes nuts for St. Patrick's Day! Each year more than 3,000 people sack up in this historic town where more than 20 cooks compete in one of Northern Nevada's most popular tasting contests. These cooks serve up tasty testes all day long, competing for fame and glory as one of the best Rocky Mountain Oyster cooks in the West. At noon, catch the Virginia City St. Patrick's Day Parade down C Street, featuring the Minden Irish Dancers, our Giant Leprachaun's of Fresno and more. Tickets are on sale now. For more information visit www.visitvirginiacity.com. F
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Shooting the West
Check out these highlights from the Shooting the West Schedule:
March 4 Daylong workshop The Voodoo that we Doodoo Instructor Mark Turney introduces photographers to the wonderful quirks of the Holga camera.
By Lorraine Giurlani, Special to INN
nterested in photography? Shooting the West, Winnemucca's unique photo symposium is scheduled for March 4-9. Begun in 1988, Shooting the West has featured top flight photographers, writers, instructors, artists, and adventurers. Over the years, many of the biggest names in photography have shared techniques and images with three hundred enthusiastic participants. Diversity has become one of the hallmarks of the event. STW has showcased distinguished guests from the fields of photojournalism, photo-documentary, commercial, portraiture, travel, nature, wildlife, sports, fine art, and National Geographic magazine. Past photographers showcased include the late Galen Rowell, Adam Jahiel, nature specialist Franz Lanting, William Allard Allen, writer Linda Hussa, Sam Abell, Western photographer Barbara Van Cleve and many others. Workshops and programs offer photographers the opportunity to hone their skills, listen to or speak with skilled professionals, display their art, consult photo equipment vendors, schedule a on-on-one critique, and network with others of similar interests. The main symposium will be held Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. M.D. Welch begins the symposium with a presentation on the modern photographer’s greatest challenge: preserving and organizing his photo collection, much of which is often in digital form. Welch is a professional photographer and video director/producer who has taught at the University of Nevada, Reno and TMCC. How does a photographer know which of his photos are marketable, which will have impact and can attract buyers? Mark Turney and Andrew Farewell will address this challenge – what they term “educating the photographer’s vision” – to help photographers learn to objectively evaluate their images. Turney’s background includes being Media General’s Photo Bureau Chief in Washington DC for over 150 magazines. Farewell’s original photographs have 6 | Inside Northern Nevada | March 2014
March 5 Daylong workshop Editorial Photography Instructor Tom Bol offers instruction on visual storytelling — central in today’s photography.
Guest speaker Joel Sartore meets the crowd at a recent Shooting the West Symposium. Larry Angier photo
appeared in national newspapers and magazines and are in the collection of the Smithsonian. Other symposium guests will speak on effectively using photography in the various social media such as Facebook; photo opportunities in Nevada; how to express your passions through photography; and a look at Winnemucca through historical and modern photographs. Shooting the West is also very “participant inclusive.” Give It Your Best Shot is a juried show featuring the work of registered participants. Two prints can be entered in the contest and they will be exhibited in East Hall of the Convention Center. In the last several years workshops have been offered in the days preceding the symposium. Beginning photographers can choose among several workshops to learn how to use a digital camera. More instruction is available through a one-on-one meeting with a professional photography. Sessions on photo editing software are available. A fun and unique workshop features the Holga, an inexpensive Chinese camera which has developed a cult following. Everyone will be outfitted with the Holga - which they keep - and a single, solitary roll of film. The group will take photos and learn to make images from that roll of film. True to the spirit of Shooting the West, these classes represent terrific value. Similar workshops through university and/or private programs are much more expensive — but they fill up fast , so don't delay in signing up! All exhibits, Vendor’s Alley, the Presenter’s Galley, and the Give it Your Best Shot exhibit are open to the public Friday - Saturday 8 am to 5 pm. The community is also encouraged to attend the Open House/Static Display at the Winnemucca Municipal Airport on Sunday, March 9th from 9 am to 4 pm. An attendee does not have to sign up for the entire symposium but can choose one or two workshop, segments or a whole day. Student discounts are available. For more information see: www.shootingthewest.org; or email: email@example.com or call (775) 623-3501/(877) 623-3501. F
March 6 Daylong workshop Creative Lighting for Better Images Tom Bol teaches new ways to think about light – and new techniques for making light work for you in your images. March 8 9:30 am - 10:00 am How Roller Derby Made Me a Better Photographer M.D. Welch March 8 2:00 pm to 2:45 pm Taking Your Images From Good to WOW!
Texture and an eye for detail hallark of McFadden's work Fallon art gallery shows work by Rita McFadden in March
ita McFadden and the combined talents of Kerry Rice and Carol Lloyd are the Rising Sun Gallery and Art Studios' featured artist and artisans for the month of March. Award winning oil artist, Rita McFadden says she discovered her artistic talent early in grammar school. She continued to nurture her artistic talent through high school and community college. Her interest is primarily in capturing the likeness of animals but has recently begun painting landscapes. She uses intricate brush strokes that leave the viewer to almost feel the roughness of the elephant's hide to the softness of the extremely fine vanes of an owl's feather. She has received a number of awards for her work. Rita has previously shown her work at various Nevada galleries; e.g., The Hilton, MGM, Joyce's Antiques and enjoys a long-time affiliation
with Nevada Artists' Association and is a resident of Carson City.
KC Birdfeeders are featured artisans K, for Kerry, and C, for Carol, KC Birdfeeders began as a joint fun little project that grew into a fun big project of building birdfeeders out of recycled dishes. The friends scoured thrift stores looking for unique dishes, found the best deals on beads and other hardware and tweaked the whole process to Lemon Picnic by KC Birdfeeders
engineering perfection. The result is attractive, whimsical, and unique birdfeeders that will withstand gale force winds. The birds love them... especially when they are full of seeds. For further information about the gallery, other artists and artisans currently showing their work or classes, call Patricia Sammons, Managing Director at 775-2944135 or at facebook.com/risingsunartgallery. The Rising Sun Gallery is located at 203 South Maine Street in Fallon and open Monday through Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Insideâ€ˆNorthern Nevada |â€ˆMarch 2014| 7
Lowry High School presents 'Pinocchio and His Father' 'The transforming power of a father’s love' WINNEMUCCA By Joyce Sheen, INN
n March 17,18, and 19, Lowry High School’s drama and stagecraft magic-makers will present “Pinocchio & His Father” by Will Ledesma. “Once upon a time, there was...a block of wood,” begins the synopsis by the play’s publishers, Brooklyn Publishers, LLC. “From this most unusual beginning unfolds a whirlwind tale of fantasy and family as young Pinocchio, the most famous puppet of all time, dreams of doing the right things and becoming a real boy. Temptation is never far, and soon the well-meaning puppet is in trouble again. All of your favorite Pinocchio moments are here (as well as a few you may have forgotten about) in this clever, engaging, and refreshingly traditional take on Collodi’s masterpiece. Pinocchio and His Father is a touching story of the impertinence of youth, the adventurous spirit of boyhood, and the
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It takes a lot of hands to put together scenes from another place and time. “Pinocchio and His Father” will be performed March 17-19 by the drama and stage craft magic-makers. Pictured on the ladder are Dain Maher (left) and Dani Ricker (right) — on the main floor, (left to right) Cassie Searle, Alec Mayo, Maeve Donovan, Savannah Montero, Marcos Duran, Lily Moravec and Katie Tyree.
transforming power of a father’s love.” “We chose this play because it’s such an interesting take on a classic; the addition of
The Blue Fairy brings a magical element to the classic Italian story of Pinocchio. This is not the Disney version,” drama and stagecraft teacher Corrine James said. That’s one of the things the actors and stagecraft crew like about the play. “It’s looney and then some,” according to Liam Gallups and Marcos Duran said “Pinocchio and His Father” is funny, and also touching.” The play has 11 different scenes, with 16 total scene changes and will be a fun challenge for the stagecraft crew, and the actors to keep things fluid. But Student Carly Bell said they’re up to the challenge and their teamwork for the play is working really well. Another reason for the choice: the play has enough parts for 20 students, and even though James said some of the parts are pretty small, they offer the opportunity for students to get stage experience. Stagecraft expands the opportunity for involvement with job titles like: special projects, costume design and production, artist, mastermind, lights, music man, curtains, rocket man, dog, magic maker, stage designer, and money maker. Come enjoy Lowry drama and stagecraft’s performance of “Pinocchio and His Father” March 17,18, and 19. All performances begin at 7 p.m. in the Lowry High School auditorium; doors open at 6:30 p.m. for seating. Cost of admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students. F
Paul Thorn brings bluesy covers to Fallon FALLON Paul Thorn has been pleasing crowds for year with his own blend of Blues-infused rock. On his new album, Paul Thorn tries something fun and different: covering songs he loves by other songwriters. Thorn will perform on March 22 at the Oats Park Art Center in Fallon. Presented by the Churchill Arts Council, tickets are $17 for CAC members and $20 for the general public. For more information call (776) 423-1440. F 8 | Inside Northern Nevada | March 2014
ECAC Gallery presents Ron Arthaud and Carmen Gage Ackert in March
watercolors, pen and ink, 3-D sculpture, and photography, Gage continually seeks new forms of artistic creation. Her subject of choice is figure studies in which she finds endless opportunity for capturing expression.
oming up in March, the Elko County Art Club Gallery is pleased to present our featured guest artist Ron Arthaud, of Tuscarora, Nev. Ron Arthaud was born and raised near St. Paul, Minn., and attended the University of Minnesota in Duluth and received a BFA in 1984. From 1984 – 1987, he was a fulltime student at Atelier LeSueur, a small classical realist art school in the Minneapolis area. There he studied under Richard Lack among others, and focused on learning how to “see,” painting and drawing directly from nature, models, and still-lives. Today Ron and his family live year round in Tuscarora, making art and restoring their home. In Ron’s words, “I love to see the abstract in nature, squinting and closing one eye, imagining a painting. My paintings are often about capturing the beauty in ordinary discarded things: Rusty cars, a broken down fence, the shadows cast from old pickets in the snow.” For more information on Ron please visit his website at www.ron-arthaud.com or e-mail at paintings@ ron-arthaud.com. The Gallery is also proud to present our artist of the month, Carmen Gage Ackert. Ackert has been creating art since she was very young,
Gage is presently accepting new clients for fine-art commissions and branding design. You can reach Carmen Gage Ackert at the Commission Arts office located directly upstairs from the ECAC Gallery at 421 Railroad Street, Suite 209, or by call 775-553Nancy Trucks by Ron Arthaud
inspired and encouraged by a father who painted in acrylics and a mother who worked in oils. She was always attracted to bold, graphic images and vibrant colors and her work reflected a love for illustrative style. Carmen Gage received her BFA in Graphic Design in 1996 from Azusa Pacific University and has been committed to her profession in the graphic arts serving as an art director and creative director for more than 20 years. Gage was instrumental in redesigning the look and feel of the current Elko County Art Club and Gallery brand, including the creation of a new logo and interior design. She now serves as the Featured Guest Artist Coordinator for the ECAC Gallery located on Railroad Street in downtown Elko. Working in a broad range of mediums including acrylics and
8157 or sending an email to Carmen@ commissionarts.com. Stop by the Gallery and enjoy the work of both of these accomplished artists. There will be a reception held in
Solitary Ascension by Carmen Gage Ackert
the Gallery on Friday, March 14, from 5:30 — 7 p.m. The 2014 ECAC Spring Art Show is currently underway through April 12th at the Northeastern Nevada Museum. For more information please call the ECAC Gallery at 775-276-6612, or stop by and see us at 407 Railroad Street, Tuesday through Saturday, from 11am to 5:30 pm. F
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Reno Philharmonic joined by piano virtuoso for Classix Five
RENO Dubbed a musician of “probing intellect and open-hearted vision” by the New York Times, Conrad Tao has appeared worldwide as a pianist, composer, and violinist. Tao joins the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra for their Classix Five concerts, set for March 2 and 4 at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts in Reno. Born in Urbana, Illinois, Tao was found playing children’s songs on the piano at 18 months of age, gave his first piano recital at age 4, and four years later made his concerto debut performing Mozart’s Piano Concerto in A Major, K. 414. In June of 2011, the White House Commission on Presidential Scholars and the Department of Education named Conrad a Presidential Scholar in the Arts, and the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts awarded him a YoungArts gold medal in music. Later that year, Conrad was named a Gilmore Young Artist, an honor awarded every two years highlighting the most promising American pianists of the new generation. In May of 2012, he was awarded the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant. During the 2013-2014 season, Conrad continues his formidable globe-trotting career as a pianist,
with two tours of South America featuring Benjamin Britten’s piano concerto; two tours of Europe including performances on the ARTE network, with the Swedish Radio Orchestra, and a recital at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam; a third consecutive annual recital at Carnegie’s Weill Hall; and performances in North America with many city symphonies. During his performance with the Reno Orchestra. Tao will undertake Stravinsky's "Petrushka" as well as Piano Concerto No. 3 in D minor, op. 30 by Rachmaninoff. Curtain up March 2 at 4 p.m.; March 4 at 7:30 p.m. The Reno Philharmonic Orchestra performs at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets are available through the Pioneer website: www.pioneercenter. com. More information about the orchestra can be found on their website, www.renophil.com. F
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'80s frontman Geoff Tate brings his 'original voice' Queensryche to Wendover
lthough they were initially grouped with the legions of pop-metal bands that dominated the American heavy metal scene of the ‘80s, Queensrÿche were one of the most distinctive bands of the era. Where their contemporaries built on the legacy of Van Halen, Aerosmith, and Kiss, Queensrÿche constructed a progressive form of heavy metal that drew equally from the guitar pyrotechnics of postVan Halen metal and ‘70s art rock, most notably Pink Floyd and Queen. On March 8 Queensryche Starring Geoff Tate the Original voice will perform at the Wendover Peppermill for an 8 p.m. performance. Tickets start at $10. During the early ‘80s, Queensryche built their
following by opening for hard rock acts as diverse as Bon Jovi and Metallica. Their albums -- 1984’s The Warning and 1986’s Rage for Order -- sold respectably, with the latter reaching number 47 on the U.S. charts. Rage for Order also demonstrated a flowering of progressive rock influences, an idea that would reach its fruition with 1988’s Operation: Mindcrime. Boasting orchestral arrangements from Michael Kamen, the album was Queensrÿche’s most ambitious and focused effort to date, earning both positive reviews and strong sales. Operation: Mindcrime stayed on the American charts for a year, selling over a million copies during its run. 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. F
Revamped Kerak Shrine Circus comes to Winnemucca
I Fiddle, dance and lots of talent Gothard Sisters come to Elko for Community Concert series
he Gothard Sisters will be performing in the Laurena Moren auditorium of the Elko Convention Center, Elko at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 6. These girls have been playing violin and dancing since a very young age, and they grew up performing on stages in the Pacific Northwest and beyond. Greta, Willow and Solana Gothard started out with rigorous classical violin training and competitive Irish dance, leading them to leadership positions in the local Youth Symphonies and bringing them to the Irish dancing World Championships (held overseas in the UK) to compete in the solo championships for three years in a row. The sisters were on an Irish dance team from Seattle that placed second at the World Championships in Glasglow, Scotland in 2007. The three sisters have also developed their talents on numerous other instruments including guitar, bodhran and voice, in the pursuit of a fuller, more compelling show. Their love for music, dance and storytelling is their inspiration for performing and recording. The Gothard Sisters have recorded six CDs, beginning with their Christmas release in 2006 ("And to www.insidenorthernnevada.com
All a Good Night," and progressing to their most recent original and Celtic CD, "Story Girl," in November of 2011. This album quickly became a Celtic favorite and went on to win Celtic Radio's "Album of the Year" award for 2011. These days the girls can be seen making their way across the country visiting festivals and venues everywhere to share their love of music, dance and the energy of live performance with the people that they meet. F
t's tigers and camels and stunt riders galore as the Kerak Shrine Circus makes a stop on their traveling circuit in Winnemucca! On Tuesday, March 20 audiences will enjoy a 4:30 and a 7 p.m. performance by the famed Kerak Shrine Circus. Regionally operated out of Reno, the circus definitely holds new surprises as it's been totally revamped and restructured to provide excellent family entertainment! Look for tickets and ticket specials locally. F
Winnemucca Events Complex Thursday March 20th * 4:30 & 7:30
This year’s circus will definitely surprise you… Witness a human shoot out of a cannon, Camels, White Tigers, Clowns, Elephants, Globe of Death Riders, Zebras, Jugglers, Ponies, aerialist” and many more awesome acts that will thrill you!! *** Acts are subject to change***
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Utah Shakespeare brings 'Taming of the Shrew' to Eureka Opera House EUREKA — The Utah Shakespeare Company brings their traveling show of "The Taming of the Shrew" to Eureka for a March 14 performance at 7 p.m. F
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Deathbed conversation focus of 'The Lyons' play at Bruka Theater RENO — The Lyons is a play by Nicky Silver. The play first ran Off-Broadway in 2011 and then premiered on Broadway in 2012. Now it's staged by the eclectic Bruka Theater in Reno. Ben Lyons is in a hospital where he is dying from cancer. His family gathers around him. They are his wife, Rita, and grown children, Curtis Lyons and Lisa Lyons. Also present is his nurse. Ben is no longer constrained by manners and says whatever he wishes, including expletives. Rita, trapped in a 40-year loveless marriage, now thinks of the future without Ben and plans to re-decorate. Lisa is an alcoholic who has left an abusive marriage; Curtis, homosexual, has had little to do with his father, who is homophobic. In a getaway from the hospital, Curtis looks at an apartment with the help of an actor moonlighting as a real estate agent. On stage Feb. 29, March 1, 6-8, 13-15, 19-22; matinee March 9 at 2 p.m. Advance tickets are highly recommended as most Bruka shows sell out. Call the box office at (775) 323-3221. Box-office hours are 1 – 5 p.m. Wednesday and Friday, 2:30 – 6:30 p.m. Thursday and Noon – 4 p.m. on Saturdays or online at www.bruka.org or at brownpapertickets.com. The Bruka Theater is located at 99 N. Virginia St., Reno. F
Iconic 'Hair' still has something to say RENO — The exuberant musical "Hair" comes to the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts as part of the Broadway Comes to Reno series. Set in the '60s, it's about a group of young Americans searching for peace and love in a turbulent time. It has struck a resonant chord with audiences young and old. "Hair" features an extraordinary cast and unforgettable songs, including “Aquarius,” “Let the Sun Shine In,” "Good Morning,
Starshine" and “Easy To Be Hard.” Its relevance is undeniable. Its energy is unbridled, and its truth is unwavering! Performances Friday, March 28 at 8 p.m.; Saturday March 29 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.; and Sunday March 30 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. The Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts is located at 100 South Virginia St, Reno. For more information visit pioneercenter.com. F www.insidenorthernnevada.com
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Heather Hill, INN
Above left, Museum Director Lori Price, president of the Lander County Historical Society, shows off an iron from the early 1900s on a homemade ironing board. Above right, a new display at the Battle Mountain Cookhouse Museum features around 16 irons dating back to the early 1900s.
Battle Mountain museum re-opens after a winter break New displays planned BATTLE MOUNTAIN
By Heather Hill, INN
he Battle Mountain Cookhouse Museum re-opened Feb. 5 after a two-month winter break.
Not only will the displays be rearranged but two new displays will be set up by the end of March, said Museum Director Lori Price, who is prestident of the Lander County Historical Society. The family of Dr. Charles Hyde, who was born in 1904, donated his brown leather jacket and two of his black medical bags with the supplies in them. These will be part of a healthcare display that will also include hospital tools. A second exhibit will feature Welch’s Battle Mountain Dairy, which was open from the early 1930s until 1947. It was located on East Fifth Street and then relocated one mile 14 | Inside Northern Nevada | March 2014
north of Battle Mountain, Price said. Items to be featured include a milking machine, milk bottles, a cream separator and milk pails. Sisters Shirley Hardy and Pat Coy donated the tools from the dairy, which was owned by their parents, Adam and Geneva Welch. There is already one new display containing approximately 16 irons dating back to the early 1900s. Some of them required hot coals and kerosene for heat, Price said. The kitchen collection may expand with new items such as pots, pans, dishes, utensils and buckets. Anyone who would like to donate or loan pieces to the museum can call (775) 635-8548. Items must have a historical significance to the Battle Mountain area. Price said many people worked hard to bring the museum to Battle Mountain and urged everyone to stop by and look around. It is run by volunteers, she added. “I want people to realize what a valuable asset the Cookhouse Museum is to our community and encourage them to support it in any way possible,” she said.
All of the museum fencing is finished and one Walk of Names is slated to be finished in the spring. Anyone who would like to purchase a plank for $50 can call the museum. Landscaping will start in the spring. The museum is open Tuesdays through Saturdays from noon to 4 p.m. Admission is free with donations accepted. A title has been chosen for the historical society’s Battle Mountain history book, slated to be released in July 2014. The title will be “Al Roads Lead to Battle Mountain,” with a subtitle of “A Small Town in the Heart of Nevada, 1869-1969.” Donations to the book include $10,000 from the Lander County Convention and Tourism Authority, $5,000 from Marigold Mine, $5,000 from Newmont Mining, $10,000 from Barrick Gold and $2,000 from Lander County along with a pledge of $8,000. The book will be on sale at the museum and is being written by Dana Bennett with the historical society serving as the publisher. All proceeds will benefit the museum. F www.insidenorthernnevada.com
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'Sweet Corruptions' closing at Nevada Museum of Art Emilie Clark art installation evokes Victorian naturalists RENO
'Sweet Corruptions' by Emilie Clark
ew York-based artist Emilie Clark creates art installations informed by the history of science and natural history. Her exhibit, "Sweet Corruptions" has been on display in the Casazza Gallery at the Nevada Museum of Art since October of last year. It closes March 9. The latest in series of works focused on the work and lives of Victorian women scientists and naturalists, "Sweet Corruptions" departs from the work of Ellen H. Richards—a sanitary chemist who studied air, water, and food. Richards was the first female student and then professor at MIT, and had a profound interest in the relationship between people and their environment. She also brought the word "ecology" into the English language. Clark uses Richards’s work as a structure and guide, treating her own studio like a laboratory. The work in this project includes the collection and preservation of the artist’s family’s food
Work by Stephen Shore
Altered Landscape Gallery at NMA closes 'Uncommon Places' exhibit on March 30 RENO
waste for one year; an interactive Research Station sculpture that includes an audio piece, specimens, a dissecting microscope (for the public’s use) and terraria; a book; and, drawings and paintings. The Nevada Museum of Art is the only accredited art museum in the state of Nevada. Located at 160 West Liberty Street in down-
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town 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) 3293333. F
Stephen Shore’s seminal work "Uncommon Places" is considered one of the most celebrated and influential collections of photographic work produced in the past 40 years. This exhibit is on display at the Nevada Museum of Art through March 30. These images chronicle the artist’s multiple cross-country road trips, exploring the American landscape from 1973-1981. Shore used a wide-format view
camera to capture moments that are highly detailed and complex, presenting to the viewer a dense snapshot of the American built environment. Formal concerns such as framing and structure are paramount to his work. Shore was born in 1947 in New York, and his career began in the mid-1960s, as a frequent visitor and photographic chronicler of the scene at Andy Warhol’s “Factory.” Warhol’s work influenced the young photographer, who began creating his black and white works sequentially and in series, delighting in American culture. The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York honored Shore with a solo exhibition when he was 23 years old. The same year he began working with color film, attracted to the medium’s ability to record the range and intensity of hues seen in life. Shore, together with William Eggleston, is one of the country’s pioneering color photographers. His works transforms banal scenes of everyday life into fine art. F
Lil’ Jake Eary memorial rodeo set for March 8-9 Spring Creek rodeo going strong in fourth year SPRING CREEK By Mary Branscomb, Special to INN
he fourth annual Lil’ Jake Eary Memorial Rodeo is slated for March 8-9 in the Spring Creek Horse Palace. Jakey was barely nine years old when he was killed in November, 2010, and his parents, Jess and Carrie, keep his memory alive by staging this rodeo in his name. Jake was very active in junior rodeos, says Carrie, “He dreamed of being a bull rider and talked of riding saddle saddle broncs like his dad.” This Memorial Rodeo is for people from toddlers to eighty. The events were chosen to include the whole family. Because that is what the Earys feel the rodeo is about: family. New this year are high point saddles that will be awarded in six divisions. “This is a rodeo that would have pleased Jakey,” said his mother. “He loved all of it.” It was a terrible accident that took Jakey’s life that dreadful day, but his family remembers him with this special memorial rodeo and they continue with the lifestyle that was so important to the youngest of the family. Carrie was born and reared in Winnemucca, Nev. She and her 3-year-old son, Josh, met Oregon-born Jess Eary when he was working for the Nevada First Corporation Ranching. After Jess and Carrie married, they, along with Josh (now 18), Daniel (now 14) and Jake lived and worked on www.insidenorthernnevada.com
Jess, Carrie, Josh, & Daniel - branding as “Jakes Team’ in a previous Lil’ Jake Eary Memorial Rodeo. WT Bruce Photo
the Bull Head Ranch outside of Paradise Valley from 1999 until 2009. Then they moved to horse property in the South Fork area near Elko, Nev., Jess works as a horseshoer, helps his rancher friends and hunts and traps with his boys. Carrie works as an insurance agent for Eclipse Agency in Spring Creek specializing in farm and ranch insurance. Today, Josh is a freshman at the University of Nevada Las Vegas planning to be a veterinarian. He is a member of the UNLV Rodeo Team competing in team and calf roping and steer wrestling. Daniel is a member of the Nevada Junior High School Rodeo Association and competes in team, ribbon and breakaway roping, goat tying, chute doggin’ and bull riding. He is a two-time National
Junior High School Rodeo qualifier in multiple events. Jake is remembered for idolizing Mike Lee – a Professional Bull Riding competitor - he even wanted to change is name to Jake Lee to be his brother, not realizing that Lee was already his middle name. From an early age, he was a little “horse trader.” Once, at age five, he traded one spur for a toy gun with a rodeo vendor, but only one because the other belonged to his brother and Daniel would “kick his butt” if he came back without it. Ultimately his mother had to ransom the spur by paying for the gun. Carrie spends a lot of time preparing for the memorial rodeo and she helps with other rodeos as well. She says the first memorial rodeo was staged to take care of funeral and medical expenses. “We never in a million years would have imagined that it would have become so huge. First year we had 350 contestants. Second year, 360. Third year 375, and this year we are expecting more.... Helpers? Oh boy. Too many to mention. “Now the Memorial Fund is used for scholarships and donations in Jake’s memory to youth organizations,” she said. Jess and Carrie are especially appreciative of friends and rodeo families who have come together
unselfishly to make the rodeo what it is — an amazing tribute to Jake and his memory. The Earys are a resilient young family able to rise above adversity and continue to contribute to the rural American lifestyle that makes the country strong. The memorial rodeo begins Friday evening with a “kick-off” party at 6 p.m. at Muley’s restau-
rant in Spring Creek. Rodeo action starts Saturday morning, March 8, with a breakaway jackpot roping. Mix branding starts and 3 p.m. And the main performance begins at 6 p.m. On Sunday, the rodeo begins at 9 a.m. With open branding followed by the other events. Information is available at www. jakeeary memorial rodeo.com or
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March 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.
Imitate The Great - Edward Hopper Saturday March 1, 2014 / 9:30 a.m. - Noon Kids will enjoy learning basic acrylic painting techniques while examining the artistic style of Edward Hopper. 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: 7 - 12 / All levels Cost: $29 Museum members, $32 non-members
and shapes, how to add texture and form, as well as a variety of finishing options. Techniques will include cutting, carving and manipulating materials, including low heat shaping methods to achieve organic shapes. Instructor: Rex Norman; Ages: 15 and up / All levels Cost: $120 Museum members, $135 non-members
Art Mash: Open Studio Sessions Sunday March 2, 2014 / 1 – 4 p.m. Draw, paint, play! Enjoy a three hour open studio session with a live model. These bi-monthly sessions allows artists of all levels working in any variety of wet or dry materials to enjoy the reference of a live model in an open studio format. Session will be coordinated by artist, designer and Museum School instructor, Dan Helzer. Participants can work at their own pace and a small class size will allow for mobility and individual input on model pose, attire, etc. Models will be nude on the 1st Sunday and clothed on the 3rd Sunday. Pre-registration is recommended to secure a spot in the class, though day-of registration can be taken at the front desk (space permitting). Instructor: Dan Helzer; Ages: 18 and up / All levels Cost: $24 Museum members, $27 non-members
Sculptural Mask Making With Foams Tuesdays, March 4 to April 1 / 6 – 9 p.m. This five session class will explore fun, easy and innovative techniques to create extraordinary sculptural, textural, and light weight masks using inexpensive and easily available micro-cell craft foam, as well as foam products available at local hardware stores or repurposed foam products. Students will learn how to design, shape and create basic foundations
Mini Masters: Maurice Sendak Wednesdays, March 12 to March 26 / 3:30 –5:30 p.m. Young artists will enjoy learning basic painting and drawing techniques in four week series focused on the art of famous childrens’ book author Maurice Sendak. Students will enjoy a visit to the Museum’s galleries to view the exhibtion Maurice Sendak: 50 Years, 50 Works, 50 Reasons. Instructor: Merry Mathers; Ages: 7 - 12 / All levels Cost: $58 Museum members, $64 non-members
DSLR Camera Basics
Bookbinding: Decorative Sewn Bindings Friday March 7, 2014 / 10 a.m. ¦– 4 p.m. Create two multi-signature books with decorative sewn bindings—the Longstitch with Chain and the Linkstitch. Both of these bindings add beauty and strength to the book. We will also add collage elements to the flexible covers and an attached elastic wrap. You’ll leave with two beautiful, personalized, handmade books that are strong enough carry around for months as a journal. Some bookbinding experience is helpful but not required. Instructor: Katherine Case; Ages: 15 and up / All levels Cost: $68 Museum members, $74 non-members
Girls’ Night Out: Hand Stamped Scarves And Furoshiki Folding Friday March 7, 2014 / 6 – 9 p.m.
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Ladies are invited to get crafty in this fun and social workshop. Using a variety of stamps, students will hand-stamp a large scarf with the pattern and colors of their choice. Later, Furoshiki folding and wrapping techniques will be taught and students will also learn to make a folded tote/bag with their scarf. Bring old friends, meet new ones and have a great night over a glass (or two!) of wine and a fun project designed for all skill levels. Instructor: Casey Sibley; Ages: 21 and up / all skill levels Cost: $35 Museum members, $43 non-members
Saturdays, March 15 to March 22 / 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. This class is designed for beginning to intermediate photographers who have purchased a digital single-lens reflex (DSLR) camera, which is a camera with removable lenses. Course participants will explore the specific features of DSLR cameras, as well as general photographic skills and techniques to make great pictures. Instructor: MD Welch; Ages: 15 and up / All levels Cost: $64 Museum members, $72 non-members
Narrative Illustration: Drawing A Story Saturdays, March 15 to March 22 / 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Develop and illustrate a story in this collaborative project; each student will create a series of small illustrations in response to a previous given illustration. The project will result in a number of collaborative picture books that will be bound together using basic bookmaking skills. Basic drawing skills helpful. Instructor: Lisa Kurt; Ages: 15 and up / All levels (some drawing experience useful) Cost: $64 Museum members, $72 non-members
Art Mash: Open Studio Sessions Sunday March 16, 2014 / 1 – 4 p.m. Draw, paint, play! Enjoy a three hour open studio session with a live model. These bi-monthly sessions allows artists of all levels working in any variety of wet or dry materials to enjoy the reference of a live model in an open studio format. Session will be coordinated by artist, designer and Museum School instructor, Dan Helzer. Participants can work at their own pace and a small class size will allow for mobility and individual input on model pose, attire, etc. Models will be nude on the 1st Sunday and clothed on the 3rd Sunday. Pre-registration is recommended to secure a spot in the class, though day-of registration can be taken at the front desk (space permitting). Instructor: Dan Helzer; Ages: 18 and up / All levels Cost: $24 Museum members, $27 non-members
Bookbinding: Little Coptic Journal Friday March 21, 2014 / 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Get some fabulous practice sewing and gluing covers while creating this lovely little Coptic-bound journal with exposed sewing on the spine and inventive book covers. The Copticwww.insidenorthernnevada.com
style book is an ancient structure that combines beauty and durability. In addition to learning this extraordinary technique, you will learn how to easily adapt the structure to create a larger book like a photo album. Some bookbinding experience is helpful but not required. Instructor: Katherine Case; Ages: 15 and up / All levels Cost: $68 Museum members, $74 non-members
Spring Blossoms In Plein Air Saturdays, March 22 to April 5 / 1 – 4 p.m. Start oil painting, play with acrylics, experiment with water soluble oils or dabble in watercolor in this light three-day workshop. Using a limited palette of harmonized color students can expect to complete three basic pochades (preliminary painted sketches) capturing the blossoming trees of spring. Classes will be held off-site at local scenic outdoor locations, including the Truckee River and downtown Reno. Instructor: Erik Holland; Ages: 15 and up / All levels Cost: $72 Museum members, $81 non-members
Botanical Illustrations: Spring Blossoms Sundays, March 23 to April 13 / 1 – 4 p.m. Explore the world of botanical art with the dynamic combination of ink and watercolors. Learn basic drawing and painting techniques to create beautiful illustrations of the flowers of spring. These classes are open to beginners and students from previous botanical workshops. Instructor: Carroll Charlet; Ages: 15 and up / All levels
Cost: $98 Museum members, $112 non-members
Elements and Principles Of Design
Tuesdays, March 25 to April 29 / 6 – 9 p.m. An introductory course which will prepare students with a foundation in composition ad traditional two-dimensional design. Students will hear lectures, solve problem and will participate in group critiques. They will learn terminology and the rules that govern basic design including balance, contrast, movement, pattern, color and more! Instructor: Martha Voyevidka; Ages: 15 and up / All levels Cost: $144 Museum members, $162 non-members
Photography: Still Life In The Studio
Wednesdays, March 26 to April 9 / 6 – 9 p.m. Explore still-life photography in a professional studio environment. Using classic still life paintings as inspiration, students will work with lighting and composition on table top photography. This class will be ideal for individuals interested in producing images for sales and advertising and for those interested in commercial photography. Subjects will include ordinary objects, food and jewelry. NOTE: Classes are taught off site at Jeff Ross’ Studio. F Instructor: Jeff Ross; Ages: 15 and up / Intermediate Levels Cost: $111 Museum members, $123 non-members
Using Your DSLR Camera To Shoot Video Saturdays, March 29 to April 5 / 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. If you purchased a DSLR camera in the last 2 years, it prob-
ably has the ability to shoot amazing quality video as well as still photos. This class will teach you how to use your camera to create stunning video. Class will look at lighting techniques and the best options for recording sound. This class is perfect for the new video shooter, as well as those who have shot video in the past, but need to learn the ropes of working with a DSLR camera. Instructor: MD Welch; Ages: 15 and up / All levels, Cost: $64 Museum members, $72 non-members
Spring Break Clay Camp Monday March 31 to Friday April 4 / 8:30 a.m. - Noon Kids ages 7 – 12 will have fun exploring the tactile nature of clay. Instruction will encompass basic hand building, throwing on the wheel, and sculpture. In this 5 day camp, students will learn about the basics of pottery, glazing and the transformation of their pieces from the heat of kiln. This will be a fun and educational class. All works will be fired in the Museums’ kiln. Snack and materials are included. Instructor: Karen Vetter; Ages: 7 - 12 / All levels Cost: $145 Museum members, $165 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 F
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King Xerxes focus of '300: Rise of an Empire'
Epic '300' gets a new chapter
March 7 Mr. Peabody & Sherman Starring: Allison Janney, Leslie Mann, Max Charles, Mel Brooks, Stephen Colbert, Stephen Tobolowsky, Ty Burrell. Using his ingenious invention, the WABAC machine, Mr. Peabody and his adopted boy Sherman hurtle back in time to experience worldchanging events first-hand and interact with some of the greatest characters of all time. They find themselves in a race to repair history and save the future.
Awful Nice Estranged brothers Jim and Dave must travel to Branson together when their father dies and leaves them the lake home. A series of hilarious mishaps and costly misadventures follow as they attempt to restore the house and rebuild their relationship.
The Grand Budapest Hotel Starring: Adrien Brody, Edward Norton, F. Murray Abraham, Jeff Goldblum, Léa Seydoux, Ralph Fiennes, Saoirse Ronan, Willem Dafoe. The Grand Budapest Hotel recounts the adventures of M. Gustave, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his friend. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance painting and the battle for a fortune.
Based on Frank Miller’s latest graphic novel Xerxes and told in the same breathtaking visual style of the blockbuster movie “300,” this new chapter of the epic saga takes the action to a fresh battlefield-on the sea-as Greek general Themistokles (Sullivan Stapleton) attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war. Originally called "Xerxes" and later " 300: Battle of Artemisia," this prequel/sequel story is based loosely on the Battle of Artemesia. According to historians, this naval battle between the Persians — led by Artemesia (Eva Green) were trying once again to invade Greece. At the same time, another army, led by Xerxes (Rodrigo Santro) was advancing through Thermopylae —the events covered in the first "300" movie. While the main action covers the Battle of Artemesia, through exposition and flashbacks it also lets audiences discover more about the "God-King" Xerxes and his rise to power. Opens March 7 nationwide. F
The Face of Love
Journey to the West
Five years after the death of her beloved husband Garrett (Ed Harris), Nikki (Annette Bening) meets a man who seems his exact duplicate. Not only does this stranger possess the same deeply lined face and startling blue eyes, he also shares Garrett’s kindness, humor, and passion for art. And yet he is a stranger. Romance blossoms between Nikki and this alluring doppelgänger, but she can’t bring herself to tell him the truth about what drew her to him. So she hides her photos and prevents him from meeting friends and family, but it isn’t a question of if the truth will come out, but when!
Young demon hunter Xuan Zang, fearlessly guided by his belief in “giving himself for the greater cause”, risks everything and conquers a water demon, a pig demon and the demon of all demons, Sun Wukong. He embraces them as his disciples, and melts them with love. Meanwhile, Xuan Zang discovers the true meaning of Greater Love himself. In order to atone for their own sins and save the common people, the four of them embark on a journey to the West that’s full of challenges.
A Farewell to Fools
Facing a failed relationship and a struggling restaurant, a woman hits the road for a trip with her grandson.
Starring Gerard Depardieu and Harvey Keitel. In Romania during World War II, a German soldier is found dead near a village, and the local authorities must punish someone or they will all be shot by Nazis. There’s no way to identify the guilty party, but there is Ipu (Depardieu), the madman of the village, who the town leaders, led by Father Johanis (Keitel), pressure to claim responsibility for the soldier’s death and die to save their skins. A farce seen through the eyes of a young village boy, we witness the comedy and horror of human nature as the villagers manipulate one another.
Jodorowsky’s Dune In 1975, Chilean director Alejandro Jodorowsky — whose films “El Topo” and “The Holy Mountain” launched and ultimately defined the midnight movie phenomenon — began work on his most ambitious project yet. Starring his own 12 year old son Brontis alongside Orson Welles, Mick Jagger, David Carradine and Salvador Dali, and featuring music by Pink Floyd and art by some of the most provocative talents of the era, including HR Giger and Jean ‘Moebius’ Giraud, Jodorowsky’s adaptation of Frank Herbert’s classic sci-fi novel “Dune” was poised to change cinema forever.
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On My Way
Special ID Donnie Yen is Zilong “Dragon” Chen, an undercover cop deep inside China’s most ruthless crime syndicate. The boss, Xiong (Collin Chou), swears to find every traitor and make them pay with their lives. Agents are turning up dead. His days are numbered. Desperate to protect his family and his life, Chen must risk everything to protect the special identity he never wanted - before it’s too late.
In Fear In Fear is a tense psychological horror about a young couple’s fight to make it through the night. Home invasion but in a car. In real-time. Tom (De Caestecker) and Lucy (Englert) are trapped in a maze of country roads with only their vehicle for protection, terrorized by an unseen tormentor hell-bent on exploiting their worst fears. Driving, lost and tormented in the night, primal fears of the dark and the unknown give way to fear that you have let the evil in, or that it is already there.
Grand Piano Tom Selznick (Elijah Wood), the most talented pianist of his generation, stopped performing in public because of his stage fright. Years after a catastrophic performance, he reappears in public in a long-awaited concert in Chicago. In a packed theater, in front of the expectant audience, Tom finds a message written on the score: “Play one wrong note and you die.” Without leaving the piano, Tom must discover the anonymous sniper’s motives and look for help without anyone realizing.
Missing William This film is a romantic drama about the love that lives through loss. The story follows Abby, a thirty-something artist living in Rhode Island caring for her husband William after he’s tragically injured in a bar fight. As she attempts to coax him back to health, James, her childhood sweetheart and unrequited love, attempts to
DVD Releases for March
Me and My Shadow Me and My Shadow reveals the once secret world of shadows and their human counterparts. Stan (Bill Hader), our hero’s shadow, yearns for a more exciting life but happens to be stuck with Stanley Grubb (Josh Gad), a timid guy with an extreme aversion to adventure. When a crime in the shadow world puts both of their lives in danger, Stan is forced to take control of Stanley. They go on a madcap adventure to investigate the crime and stop the shadow villain from leading a rebellion where shadows take over the human world. During this adventure, Stan empowers Stanley to let go of his fears and embrace life. Through their adventure, they both learn that one cannot be whole without a true friend. Opens March 14 nationwide. coax her back into living life again herself. The complicated love triangle that ensues is touching, poignant, and concludes with a realization that’s as profound as it is beautiful.
March 14 Need For Speed Starring: Aaron Paul, Chillie Mo, Dakota Johnson, Dominic Cooper, Harrison Gilbertson, Imogen Poots, Kid Cudi, Michael Keaton, Rami Malek, Ramon Rodriguez. Framed for a crime he didn’t commit, muscle car mechanic and street racer Tobey Marshall (Aaron Paul) gets out of prison determined to get revenge on the man responsible for his false conviction.
Veronica Mars Starring Kristen Bell. On the eve of graduating law school, Veronica Mars has put Neptune and her amateur sleuthing days behind her. While interviewing at high-end New York law firms, Veronica Mars www.insidenorthernnevada.com
gets a call from her ex-boyfriend Logan who has been accused of murder. Veronica heads back to Neptune just to help Logan find an attorney, but when things don’t seem right with how Logan’s case is perceived and handled, Veronica finds herself being pulled back into a life she thought she had left behind.
Guy, as he ruthlessly crushes their dreams of victory and fame. As a reporter (Kathryn Hahn) attempts to discover his true motivation, Guy finds himself forging an unlikely alliance with a competitor: awkward 10-year-old Chaitanya (Rohan Chand), who is completely unfazed by Guy’s take-no-prisoners approach to life.
The Art of the Steal
Better Living Through Chemistry
Starring Kurt Russel and Matt Damon. Crunch Calhoun (Russell), a third rate motorcycle daredevil and semi-reformed art thief, agrees to get back into the con game and pull off one final lucrative art theft with his untrustworthy brother, Nicky (Dillon). Reassembling the old team, Crunch comes up with a plan to steal a priceless historical book, but the successful heist leads to another far riskier plan devised by Nicky. They fail to realize each other’s separate agendas when their plan goes awry in this con comedy about honor, revenge and the bonds of brotherhood.
Bad Words Kristen Bell
The Book Thief Commitment Dark House Homefront The Hungover Games Inside Llewyn Davis Out of the Furnace Puncture Wounds
Starring: Allison Janney, Jason Bateman, Kathryn Hahn, Rohan Chand. Guy Trilby (Jason Bateman), a 40-year-old who finds a loophole in the rules of The Golden Quill national spelling bee, decides to cause trouble by hijacking the competition. Contest officials, outraged parents, and overly ambitious 8th graders are no match for
A straight-laced pharmacist’s uneventful life spirals out of control when he starts an affair with a trophy wife customer who takes him on a joyride involving sex, drugs and possibly murder.
Boys of Abu Ghraib
12 Years a Slave Bloodlust Bob Dylan: The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration Cold Comes the Night Doctor Who: The Time of the Doctor Girl Rising The Grandmaster Hours The Iran Job The Last Days on Mars Oldboy Rawhide: Seventh Season Volume 1 Rawhide: Seventh Season Volume 2 Teen Titans Go: Mission to Misbehave Season 1 Pt 1 The Venture Bros: Fifth Season The Visitor
An American soldier deployed at Abu Ghraib finds himself behind the walls of the infamous Hard Site, where he develops a secret friendship with an Iraqi detainee.
Enemy Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal. University lecturer Adam (Jake Gyllenhaal) is nearing the end of a relationship with his girlfriend Mary (Mélanie Laurent). One night, while watching a film, Adam spots a minor actor who looks just like him. Consumed by the desire to meet his double, Adam tracks down Anthony, an actor living with his pregnant wife Helen (Sarah Gadon) and engages him in a complex and dangerous struggle. +
American Hustle Atlantis: Season One Devious Maids: The Complete First Season Flashpoint: The Final Season Frozen Here Comes the Devil The Horror at 37,000 Feet Jamesy Boy The Jungle Book 2 Kingdom of Conquerors Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom The Wrath of Vajra
March 7 The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
Monster High: Frights, Camera, Action! Avengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher Beast of the Bering Sea Beneath Continuum: Season Two Delivery Man Dragons: Defenders of Berk, Part 1 Little House on the Prairie: Season One Veep: Second Season Walking With Dinosaurs
Barbie: The Pearl Princess
Californication: Sixth Season
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Le Chef A veteran chef faces off against his restaurant group’s new CEO, who wants to the establishment to lose a star from its rating in order to bring in a younger chef who specializes in molecular gastronomy.
One Chance Starring: Alexandra Roach, Colm Meaney, James Corden, Julie Walters, Mackenzie Crook. The true story of Paul Potts, a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night who became a phenomenon after being chosen for—and ultimately winning—Britain’s Got Talent.
The Right Kind of Wrong Leo Palamino (Ryan Kwanten) has dedicated his life to what some may call impossible dreams. At least his ex-wife Julie would call them that. But Leo is an expert at not listening to her criticism — or anyone else’s for that matter — because Leo is a stubborn romantic. It is precisely this refusal to listen to criticism that drove his ex-wife Julie to blog about Leo’s flaws as their relationship broke down. A blog called ‘Why You Suck’ that would become a cultural phenomenon. And so when we meet Leo Palamino, he is a romantic dreamer, a dedicated writer, a dishwasher in a tourist trap, and a celebrity, a man famous for his flaws. Then one afternoon, as the very dejected Leo watches Julie being interviewed on a talk show about her upcoming book, he lays eyes on the woman of his dreams as she enters a wedding across the street from Leo’s house. Her wedding.
What would you do for family? New York, 1974. Fifty-year-old Chris (Clive Owen) has just been released on good behavior after several years in prison following a gangland murder. Reluctantly waiting for him outside the gates is his younger brother, Frank (Billy Crudup), a cop with a bright future. Chris and Frank have always been different, and their father, Leon (James Caan), who raised them alone, seems to favor Chris despite all his troubles. Yet blood ties are the ones that bind, and Frank, hoping that his brother has changed, is willing to give him a chance—he shares his home, finds him a job, and helps him reconnect with his children and his ex-wife, Monica (Marion Cotillard). But Chris’ inevitable descent back into a life of crime proves to be the last in a long line of betrayals, and after his brother’s latest transgressions, Frank banishes him from his life. But it’s already too late, as the brothers’ destiny is bound together, forever. Opens March 21.
archival material, filmed portraits, and voices lifted from early 20th century diary entries, a struggle erupts between adults and adolescents to define a new idea of youth.
delay facing the music at home, he heads to a local bar and encounters an old friend (Ethan Embry). The two friends are roped into a round of drinks by a charismatic and obscenely wealthy stranger (David Koechner) along with his mysterious wife (Sara Paxton). The couple engages the two friends in a series of innocent dares in exchange for money over the course of the evening, with each challenge upping the ante in both reward and boundaries. It seems like easy and much needed money, but the couple’s twisted sense of humor pushes just how far Craig and his friend are willing to go for money and cheap thrills.
Starring: Jai Courtney, Kate Winslet, Shailene Woodley, Theo James. Beatrice Prior, a teenager with a special mind, finds her life threatened when an authoritarian leader seeks to exterminate her kind in her effort to seize control of their divided society.
A 1980s style contemporary western in which a guitar playing drifter helps a rancher’s granddaughter find her true calling. The film explores themes of land conservation and soul searching beneath a whimsical, quirky world full of colorful characters and magical realism.
Rob the Mob
God’s Not Dead
Tyler Perry’s Single Moms Club Starring: Amy Smart, Cocoa Brown, Nia Long, Tyler Perry, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Zulay Henao. A group of single moms are brought together in the aftermath of an incident at their children’s school.
U Want Me 2 Kill Him? When 16-year-old Mark, a handsome and popular boy, meets local girl Rachel on the internet, he quickly finds himself in an intense online relationship. Besotted, he will do anything for her - even befriend and defend her bullied, loner brother, John. When Rachel, who is trapped in an abusive relationship, is murdered, Mark and John are determined to avenge her death. Their actions draw the attention of a female MI5 agent as they unwittingly stumble into an ongoing operation. Soon, Mark is recruited to commit a devastating crime, one that made British legal history.
Shirin in Love A romantic comedy about an absent-minded, yet sophisticated, young Iranian-American woman who lives in “Tehrangeles”, the large Iranian community of Los Angeles. While Shirin has been engaged for years to a successful Iranian plastic surgeon in Beverly Hills, she lives with her overbearing mother and empathetic father. When she falls in love with a mysterious young man who lives in a lighthouse in Northern California, a secret unravels and cultures clash.
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New York City, 1991. Small-time crooks TOMMY (Pitt) and ROSIE (Arianda) have two things in common: a crazypassionate love for one another and-after they’re caught robbing a florist on Valentine’s Day-prison records. Trying to go straight, Rosie lands a job at a debt-collection agency and persuades Tommy to join her. But soon Tommy is skipping his shifts to do something much more interesting-attend the landmark trial of Mafia hit man Sammy “The Bull” Gravano, whose graphic testimony could finally bring down flamboyant Gambino-family boss John Gotti.
A Birder’s Guide to Everything David Portnoy, a 15-year-old birding fanatic, thinks that he’s made the discovery of a lifetime. So, on the eve of his father’s remarriage, he escapes on an epic road trip with his best friends to solidify their place in birding history.
Cheap Thrills Craig (Pat Healy), a struggling family man, loses his lowwage job and is threatened with eviction. In an effort to
Present-day college freshman and devout Christian, Josh Wheaton (Shane Harper), finds his faith challenged on his first day of Philosophy class by the dogmatic and argumentative Professor Radisson (Kevin Sorbo). Radisson begins class by informing students that they will need to disavow, in writing, the existence of God on that first day, or face a failing grade. As other students in the class begin scribbling the words “God Is Dead” on pieces of paper as instructed, Josh find himself at a crossroads, having to choose between his faith and his future. Josh offers a nervous refusal, provoking an irate reaction from his smug professor. Radisson assigns him a daunting task: if Josh will not admit that “God Is Dead,” he must prove God’s existence by presenting well-researched, intellectual arguments and evidence over the course of the semester, and engage Radisson in a head-to-head debate in front of the class. If Josh fails to convince his classmates of God’s existence, he will fail the course and hinder his lofty academic goals. www.insidenorthernnevada.com
March 28 Sabotage Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Olivia Williams, Sam Worthington, Terrence Howard. In “Sabotage”, Arnold Schwarzenegger leads an elite DEA task force that takes on the world’s deadliest drug cartels. When the team successfully executes a high-stakes raid on a cartel safe house, they think their work is done - until, one-by-one, the team members mysteriously start to be eliminated. As the body count rises, everyone is a suspect.
No God, No Master When a series of package bombs show up on the doorsteps of prominent politicians and businessmen in the summer of 1919, U.S. Bureau of Investigation Agent William Flynn (David Strathairn) is assigned the task of finding those responsible. He becomes immersed in an investigation that uncovers an anarchist plot to destroy democracy. Based on true events of the 20s the film sets the stage for a timely drama with resoundingly similar parallels to the contemporary war on terrorism and the role government plays to defeat it.
Muppets Most Wanted Starring: Ricky Gervais, Tina Fey, Ty Burrell. Muppets Most Wanted takes the entire Muppets gang on a global tour, selling out grand theaters in some of Europe’s most exciting destinations, including Berlin, Madrid and London. But mayhem follows the Muppets overseas, as they find themselves unwittingly entangled in an international crime caper.
Maladies Maladies charts the struggles of an unstable former soap opera star (James Franco) in 1960’s New York as he tries to restart his floundering creative career. Hoping to find clarity and new purpose as a writer, he holes up with his eccentric sister (Fallon Goodson) at the seaside home of their best friend (Catherine Keener). But as he disappears further into his own mind, reality begins to slip through his grasp.
McCanick When narcotics detective Eugene “Mack” McCanick (David Morse) discovers that a seemingly harmless young criminal, Simon Weeks (Cory Monteith), has been released from prison, it triggers a firestorm of paranoia and violence. Unbeknownst to the chief of police (Ciaran Hinds), Mack and his partner, Floyd (Mike Vogel) mercilessly hunt down Weeks for unknown reasons over the course of one long, hot day. The closer Mack gets to his prey, the more we understand that his frenzy stems from a truth from the past, which only Weeks can expose.
Nymphomaniac: Part One Starring: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Christian Slater, Jamie Bell, Mia Goth, Shia LaBeouf, Stacy Martin, Stellan Skarsgård, Uma Thurman, Willem Dafoe. Joe (Charlotte Gainsbourg), a self-diagnosed nymphomaniac, is discovered badly beaten in an alley by an older bachelor, Seligman (Stellan Skarsgård), who takes her into his home. As he tends to her wounds, she recounts the erotic story of her adolescence and youngadulthood (portrayed in flashback by Stacy Martin). www.insidenorthernnevada.com
Starring: Amy Ryan, Felicity Jones, Guy Pearce, Mackenzie Davis. As summer turns to fall, music teacher Keith Reynolds (Guy Pearce) privately reminisces about his days as a starving artist in the city. While his wife, Megan (Amy Ryan), and daughter, Lauren (Mackenzie Davies,) look forward to Lauren’s final year of high school — Keith clings to those evenings he’s called on to sub as a cellist with a prestigious Manhattan symphony. Megan decides the family should host a foreign exchange student. Sophie (Felicity Jones), a British high school senior, settles in comfortably, but soon challenges the family dynamics. She reinvigorates the impulsiveness of Keith’s personality which ultimately pushes their seemingly perfect family into unfamiliar territory.
Cesar Chavez Chronicling the birth of a modern American movement, Cesar Chavez tells the story of the famed civil rights leader
and labor organizer torn between his duties as a husband and father and his commitment to securing a living wage for farm workers. Passionate but soft-spoken, Chavez embraced non-violence as he battled greed and prejudice in his struggle to bring dignity to people. Chavez inspired millions of Americans from all walks of life who never worked on a farm to fight for social justice. His triumphant journey is a remarkable testament to the power of one individual’s ability to change the world.
Finding Vivian Maier Who is Vivian Maier? Now considered one of the 20th century’s greatest street photographers, Vivian Maier was a mysterious nanny who secretly took over 100,000 photographs that went unseen during her lifetime. Since buying her work by chance at auction, amateur historian John Maloof has crusaded to put this prolific photographer in the history books. Maier’s strange and riveting life and art are revealed through never-before-seen photographs, films, and interviews with dozens who thought they knew her.
The Raid 2 He thought it was over. After fighting his way out of a building filled with gangsters and madmen - a fight that left the bodies of police and gangsters alike piled in the halls - rookie Jakarta cop Rama thought it was done and he could resume a normal life. He couldn’t have been more wrong. His family at risk, Rama has only one choice to protect his infant son and wife: He must go undercover to enter the criminal underworld himself and climb through the hierarchy of competing forces until it leads him to the corrupt politicians and police pulling the strings at the top of the heap. And so Rama begins a new odyssey of violence, a journey that will force him to set aside his own life and history and take on a new identity as the violent offender “Yuda.” In prison he must gain the confidence of Uco - the son of a prominent gang kingpin - to join the gang himself, laying his own life on the line in a desperate all-or-nothing gambit to bring the whole rotten enterprise to an end. F
Biblical tale of Noah earns epic movie treatment
Academy Award winner Russell Crowe stars as Noah, a man chosen by God for a great task before an apocalyptic flood destroys the world. But it's not just as simple as building a big boat. First, Noah has to convince his family to come along. Reluctant, fearing him mad and unsure of the future. Noah also must deal with his countrymen who first mock him, then look to him for salvation — at the point of a sword, if necessary. Next, there are the animals — thousands of them — that must be collected and cared for. And after it all comes survivor's guilt. Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Emma Watson, Jennifer Connelly, Logan Lerman, Nick Nolte, Russell Crowe. Opens March 28 nationwide. Inside Northern Nevada | March 2014| 23
Italian wines are diverse — and delicious The
WINE GUYS Tom Marquardt and Patrick Darr
Like all chiantis, it is made from sangiovese grapes grown in beautiful Tuscany and aged in oak casks for 24 months. The 2006 didn’t show any depreciation in quality. Its elements were more integrated than what we found in the newly released 2008. This is a good wine for both current drinking or short-term aging. Meanwhile, here’s a motley collection of Italian wines we recently tasted:
Italy is one of the oldest wine-producing regions in the world and Italian wines are known worldwide for their broad variety. Italy shares with France the title of largest wine producer in the world, and contribuites about one-third of total world wine production. Grapes are grown in almost every region of the country and there are more than one million vineyards are under cultivation in 20 different appellations.
Avignonesi Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2010 ($29). Owner Virginie
350 varieties are grown in that small area You can never get enough Italian wine, we say. There is so much diversity in the Italian wine market — prosecco, barolo, chianti, brunello and more — that it seems impossible to have tried all of the 350 varieties grown there. To taste all of them every year would be like painting a bridge: once you finish, you have to start over again. Sangiovese hasn’t been our favorite Italian grape because it just doesn’t seem to deliver complexity unless it is blended with cabernet sauvignon. However, we were recently impressed when we pulled from our cellars an older chianti to compare to a current vintage. Although most collectors we know don’t see chianti as an age-worthy wine, many of them can do quite well. The wines were the 2006 and 2008 vintages of Ruffino Riserva Ducale Oro. This is Ruffino’s top chianti and they make a lot of it. It’s relatively easy to find, which is one reason we like to write about it, and reasonably priced. 24 | Inside Northern Nevada | March 2014
Saverys bought this property just four years ago, but already her concentration on organic and biodynamic practices has made a difference. This southern Tuscan wine made made from sangiovese grown around the medieval hill-top town of Montepulciano is stunning. It has copious black cherry and plum flavors with a wet forest floor character that makes it so interesting.
Ruffino Riserva Ducale Oro 2008 ($28). One of the most venerable producers in Tuscany, Ruffino takes up its reserve chianti a notch with Oro. It is made only in good vintages and only with the best grapes. About 20 percent of the blend is made up of merlot and canaiolo grapes. It went well with pasta bolognese.
Il Poggione Rosso de Montalcino 2011 ($28). Not everyone can afford to drink Brunello di Montalcino every day, so the rosso de montalcino is a great fall back. This little brother of brunello, made with the same sangiovese grape, has fresh, wild berry notes and is meant for early consumption. The grapes come from younger vines and therefore the wines don’t have the complexity found in brunellos sourced from older vines. The wine is aged in oak for a year to tame the tannins.
Mazzoni Piemonte Barbera 2010 ($20). This reasonably priced barbera with good bottle age is a delightful drink, even if simple and medium-bodied. Its red berry flavors and soft texture would be a great match for pasta. The wine is a partnership
between California’s Terlato and Italy’s Franceschi families.
Brancaia Chianti Classico Riserva 2010 ($40). Not all chianti is cheap and simple as this riserva will attest. Chianti lovers need to stretch their pocketbooks and try some of the more complex wines coming from Tuscany. About 20 percent of the wine is merlot and the rest is sangiovese. Forward in fruit, the wine shows off dark fruit notes with hints of tobacco and tea.
Castello di Gabbiano Chianti Classico 2011 ($12). One of our favorite Chianti producers, Gabbiano has several wines that never fail to please. This regular chianti is a great value for everyday drinking. Simple, medium-bodied and rich in flavor. The sangiovese is blended with a little merlot and canaiolo. We also like Gabbiano’s 2010 Bellezza ($40), its reserve sangiovese. You get a lot more complexity and concentration for the money.
Catina Zaccagnini Montepuliciano d’Abruzzo 2010 ($15). This is a great value from Italy. Made entirely from montepuliciano grapes grown in Abruzzo, it sports blackberry aromas and ripe dark berry and leather flavors. Nice hints of oregano and vanilla. Buy it by the case, if you can find it.
Re Midas Corvina Venezie IGT 2012 ($10).Corvina is one of the main
grapes that make up the soft Italian red wine in Valpolicella. Made entirely from corvina grapes, this wine offers up a nose and flavors of cherries and a little bit of earth. Soft and generous this is a very pleasing and well-priced wine that is worth trying. Not complex but very good. Lamarca Prosecco ($14). Very clean and refreshing grapefruit and apple flavors with citrus aromas. Good value.
Poliziano Rosso di Montepuliciano 2011 ($15). We were delighted to find thhis simple but delicious Italian gem from Montepuliciano. Blended with 20 percent merlot, the sangiovese offers up ample black cherry and raspberry flavors and a splash of oak. For the money we liked it better than its $28 cousin, Vino Nobile di Montepulciano.
Damilano Cannubi Barolo 2008 ($85). More and more barolos like this one are delicious on arrival. Although they can still be aged for a decade or longer, a more approachable style allows them to be enjoyed with dinner today. This one has good varietal flavors: cherry and ripe plum with a hint of tobacco and licorice.
Boroli Quattro Fratelli Barbera d’Alba ($15). This is a pretty tasty, albeit simple, wine for the price. Don’t expect complexity -- just bright raspberry and wild blackberry flavors. F
10 unusual and great wines to try
f you haven’t made any wine resolutions yet, we have one you might want to consider: get out of your wine rut.
importers from Spain and this one is special to him: it’s from the Malaga region where he was raised. He is among a handful of producers trying to resurrect the moscatel grown in this region. The grape has oodles of tropical fruit flavors, particularly mango.
La Villa de Maison Vialade Rouge 2011 ($11). You can’t beat the price. From France, this wine
We know too many people who insist on drinking the same wine year after year. It’s not just the same grape variety -- but the same producer too. Maybe it’s just because they know what to expect and they don’t risk buying something they don’t like. However, there are a lot of wines with similar personalities that can be appealing to even the most finicky consumers. So, we recently found some unique wines to tempt your silly resolve to drink nothing but chardonnay and merlot. Here follows 10 odd-ball wines -- many of which have received scores of 90 or more from wine critic Robert Parker Jr. Firriato Altaville Grillo 2011 ($18). First brought to Sicily by the Phoenicians, grillo is one of several grapes commonly used in marsala. Here, this white wine is vinified dry -- very dry. Mouth-puckering dry. Very floral aromas of apples and sage. Good acidity and simple peach and apricot flavors. Bodegas Ordonez Zerran 2011($16). This blend from the Montsant region of Spain includes garnacha, syrah and mazuelo grapes. A terrific value that comes with high ratings from the Wine Advocate, it has a showy, dense character that surpasses what you would expect from its price. Dark berries and earthy notes. We went back to buy more. Osel Ruche 2010 ($15). Ruche is an unusual grape with a long history in Italy’s Piedmonte region. Soft mouthfeel but generous aromatics and notes of cherries and plums. Medium body but lots of fun to drink alongside pasta, pizza and other simple fare. Casa Castillo las Gravas 2009 ($27). The Jumilla region of Spain is known for its values and this blend from Jose Maria Vincente is a good examples. The blend is monastrell, garnacha and syrah. Its copious and dense flavors explode in the glass with notes of kirsch, blueberries and raspberries with a nice thread of mineral throughout.
is made from marselan grapes, a hybrid of cabernet sauvignon and grenache. Very simple with easy berry fruit.
Descendientes de J. Palacios Petalos Bierzo 2011 ($23). Mencia is a common grape grown in
clones of pinot noir to create a round and fulfilling pinot noir with cherry notes, Asian spices and a hint of mushrooms.
several regions of Spain, but not one commonly known to most of us who think of tempranillo when the think of that country. This beauty has incredible aromatics with notes of blueberries and anise. It’s delicious.
Jorge Ordonez Botani Moscatel Seco 2011 ($20). Ordonez is probably the most respected wine www.insidenorthernnevada.com
Raoul’s Old Basket Press Red 2012 ($14). First, how could you not buy a wine with a name like this? The primary grape used in this South African killer is tinto barocca. Depending on the vintage, it is blended with malbec, petit verdot, shiraz and merlot to give it dimension. Rich texture.
Primitivo Quiles Raspay Tinto 2006 ($25). This is made entirely from monastrell grapes -- the Spanish preference for mourvedre grapes. The 50-yearold vines don’t yield a lot of grapes, but this shows the density you expect from older vines. Copious lavender and plum aromas and black berry, plum flavors with hints of licorice and olives. Rich and ripe, it comes close to port-like qualities. Very different and yummy.
Yunguerra Blanco de Albilo 2012 ($22). Often added to a blend for its aromatics, the albilo grape can be found mostly in the Ribera del Duero region of Spain. We liked this unusual grape variety for its simplicity. Perfume like nose with a delicate richness on the palate.
WINE PICKS William Hill Estate Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 ($14). Four our money, this is one of the best values in cabernet sauvignon. Well balanced, this estate cabernet from a venerable Napa producer is solid. Good fruit extraction, juicy cherry and blueberry flavors with soft mouthfeel and a dash of sweet vanilla.
WINE of the
MONTH Add a little sparkle to your day with Sequin wines! You deserve to enjoy something special, sweet and refreshing any day of the week. That’s why we are delighted to introduce you to Sequin. Shimmering with delicate bubbles, our new Pinot Grigio, Rosé and Moscato wines can be enjoyed on their own or poured as a delicious start to a stylish cocktail. Each sip of Sequin delivers sweet aromas and flavors that are special enough to make moments shine, yet light enough to enjoy every day. Luckily, your indulgence is also your reward, because Sequin is lower in alcohol than an average glass of wine. Sequin Moscato is a glamorous addition to any occasion — whether a ladies’ night out or movie night in, this wine adds a dose of sparkle and style. Like sunshine in a glass, Sequin Pinot Grigio is light, refreshing and delicately bubbled with shimmering flavors of lush pear, crisp apple and hints of lively citrus. Sequin Rosé captures the life of the party-light on its feet, yet dreamy and fresh. So go ahead, add a little sparkle to your day! F
Kim Crawford Small Parcels Spitfire Sauvignon Blanc 2012 ($22). Citrus notes mingle with tropical fruit flavors to give this crisply delicious sauvignon blanc a layered mouthfeel and long finish. From New Zealand, it’s an excellent wine to serve with lemon-flavored sauces.
Cambria Estate Winery Bench Break Vineyard Pinot Noir 2011 ($34). Cambria uses five
Frei Brothers Reserve Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 ($23). This is an excellent value in cabernet sauvignon. Loaded with ripe, extracted dark berry fruit, it is soft and delicious on the palate. F Inside Northern Nevada | March 2014| 25
26 Have a mortgage
28 Love, to the French
23 Penalty caller, in football 27 Snakes of Egypt
21 Embarrassing public disputes
20 Exam for future 48Acrosses
19 Bed size
17 Houses on the market, e.g.
30 The ___ Stone (famed archaeological find) 34 It goes wall-to-wall in some homes
40 Smooch 41 Make a logical assumption 43 Actor Sharif 44 Org. that kidnapped Patty Hearst 45 "Zip-___-Doo-Dah" 46 "I think it's ___ say..." 51 Copenhagen residents 52 Not there 53 Ancient 55 Three, in Italy 58 Blazing 60 Manning and Wallach 61 Final meeting in the house-buying process
67 Follow closely 68 Was the father to 69 They cool you off in summer 70 Highfalutin' 71 Gumbo and goulash Down 1 It saves thousands of lives yearly 2 Fib 3 ___ whim 4 Be a vendor 5 Unpleasant thing to look at, like a pile of garbage 6 Alpha, zeta, or sigma 7 "___ my father used to say..." 8 Take a chair 9 Golf pegs 10 Vouch
11 First money towards a home
42 Wedding announcement word
12 Zodiac ram
43 "Son ___ gun!"
13 Word on a public restroom door
22 Purring Persians, say
47 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, for the White House
23 Gets the pool table ready for the next game
49 Comes up in conversation 50 Not in a loud voice
24 Modern message
52 ___ grudge (wouldn't forgive)
18 Tool with teeth
25 You might see it in front of your dream house
54 "___ Abner"
29 Company with brown trucks 31 Bid 32 "Sprechen ___ Deutsch?" 33 Makes a mistake 35 Neat 38 Picky ___ 39 Not poetry
56 Surfing hazard 57 It is, in Spain 58 "He's ___ again!" 59 Give off 62 Body part associated with Van Gogh 63 Before 64 ___ England Patriots 65 Scores for 64-Down: abbr.
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C A T S
Good times are about to get even better. A major fluke turns out to be a blessing and a voice from the past calls out to you.
Several changes take place at the office. You adapt quickly and everything goes smoothly. An article piques your curiosity.
15 One of the Great Lakes
56 Have a home
Several causes are vying for your attention. Consider each carefully and commit to those closest to your heart. A rumor makes you uneasy.
14 How some household cleaners smell
A business account requires extra attention and careful handling. Watch what you say and keep the client’s goals in mind.
10 Eve's guy in Eden
An item you’ve had your eye on finally goes on sale. Go ahead and splurge. You deserve a gift after all of the long hours you’ve been putting in.
6 TV show set on an island
36 Christmas trees, often
An interest you had as a child becomes a driving force in your life again. This time, enjoy yourself and learn all that you can.
A D A M T O R E T W I N E N E S S P S T A Y E P O M A R F E T O A N E S T R E E M E N T I R E D T E W S
This week marks a turning point in your life. You finally learn to say no. A discussion with a friend becomes heated.
A D D R E S S
The weekend brings distressful news from a relative. Deal with it the best that you can and try to stay optimistic. Travel plans go off without a hitch.
L O S T E R I E T A T E T S S E R O S E F I R N F E R E E S E R S O L A F I E T T L A I L R T Y
The week takes an unexpected turn for the better. Go out and celebrate. A friend seeks your opinion—be honest.
1 Finalize the deal on your house
C L O S E P I N E Y R E A L E S L S A O W R E A M U R C A P E T I K I S A D S L A W Y R E I D E S S T E A S
A situation resolves itself. Spread the good news. A coworker is having difficulties adjusting to a new position. Be supportive.
F O R S A L E S I G N
A suggestion you make in a meeting impresses your supervisors. They may soon ask you to take on more responsibility.
"Oh, Give Me a Home..."
H E L D A
A surprise is on the way. Enjoy it! A delivery at work results in confusion. Straighten out the matter as soon as possible.
R E E F
Your Horoscope for March, 2014
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