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When: 6/17/2010 - 7:30 PM - Thursday Special Events
Where: 5 Star Salooon - 132 West Street, Reno
Taking musical sktech and comedy to the extreme, it's a must to check out the Utility Players tonight, this time with gay-themed humor.
When: 6/17/2010 - 7:30 PM - Thursday Special Events
Where: West Street Market - 148 West Street, Reno Summer Salsa Bachata Cumbia Merengue Party
EVERY THURSDAY for the Summer of 2010
Inside Se7en at West Street Market
Drink and Food Specials from Merchants at West Street Market
FREE & ALL AGES WELCOME
Dress is Casual - Come right from work
DANCE LESSON
7:30 to 8:30 PM - Lesson by Special Guest Instructor
RODNEY "RODCHATA" AQUINO
Lesson held inside Se7en
DANCE ALL NIGHT
8:30 till ???
Guaranteed til 1 AM or later....
When: 6/17/2010 - 8:00 PM - Thursday Concerts
Where: The Knitting Factory - 211 North Virginia Street, Reno
Genre: Metal
Blasphemous Creation is a blackened thrash metal band from Reno, Nevada that was formed in March of 2006 featuring lead guitarist and vocalist Isaac Wilson, drummer Travis Edwards, rhythm guitarist Nic Kampshroeder, and bass player Bill Pauley. Using a mixture of old school thrash and black metal with influences ranging from Slayer, Kreator and Sodom to Bathory, Venom and Dissection, The four began playing live shows in their home town of Reno, NV in May of 2006 and recorded a demo in June 2006 called “Rest In Pieces”, a six track CD.

When: 6/17/2010 - 6/19/2010 - 8:00 PM - Thursday thru Saturday Arts and Culture
Where: Bruka Theater - 99 North Virginia Street, Reno
There's a new tenant in town, and she's wreaking havoc all over Florida's most exclusive trailer park. This is a not to miss musical which will have you in tears laughing in this unofficial tour.
| URL for   More Information http://www.trailerparkmusicaltour.com/ | Telephone775-323-3221 |
| Cost$18 general, $16 seniors and students advance; $25 at the door |
When: 6/17/2010 - 8:30 PM - Thursday Arts and Culture
Where: Ole Bridge Pub - 50 North Sierra Street, Reno
Free art show at Ole Bridge Pub featuring the artwork of Aisya Loudon. http://art.aisyaloudon.com
When: 6/17/2010 - Thursday Arts and Culture
Where: Strega Lounge - 210 South Arlington, Reno
Eight pioneers of Reno's homegrown modern-art movement NadaDada Motel will be collaborating on a special program, Five Rooms at the Witch, during this year's edition of the controversial annual project.
The fourth annual exhibition of independent artwork, of which the only rule is no rules, will run Thursday, June 17, through Sunday, June 20. NadaDada Motel will infiltrate a number of establishments at the southwest and northwest edges of downtown along Arlington Avenue, including the historic El Cortez Hotel's Trocadero Nightclub.
In all, more than 100 local or visiting visual artists will show off their creations, says NadaDada Motel cofounder Dianna Sion. "We have a really, really strong arts community here in Reno," she says. People are being noticed now. NadaDada Motel is for any creative, artistic genius in any genre.
Most participating venues are for all ages. However bars will give admission only to people over 21.
A focal point of this year's event will be Strega Bar, 310 S. Arlington, where Sion and seven cohorts will display their contemporary visual works in an exhibit billed, Five Rooms at the Witch. Joining Sion will be David Dory, Amy Huffman, sk james, Alex Lemus, Trelaine Lewis, Nino Paternostro and Ashlee Stone. 5-RAW combines old-world techniques, pop culture, modern digitization, subliminal programming and human nature's innate lust for lust, Sion says. A Saturday-night bash will feature live music by local bands Crush and Merkin, DJ crew-Tonal Balance, and others. "It will stir the pot with a full-blown, free-entry, back-alley party," Sion says.
Each 5-RAW artist brings something unique to this witch's roundtable. Together, their work is a complementary union revealing insight into today's fast-paced culture and where it might lead us. NadaDada Motel has inspired articles in major publications such as the New York Times, and has attracted collectors from around the globe.
Adds artist David Dory: Art is the one thing that speaks to everyone. Art transcends time and ties us all together as the human race.
Says Sion: "5-RAW promises to make a mark on the entire art world."
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Tommorrow

When: 6/18/2010 - 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM - Friday Arts and Culture
Where: Nevada Museum of Art - 160 West Liberty, Reno
Learn about the science and art of Moving Light Artist Erika Blumenfeld’s project with Fleischmann Planetarium Associate Director Dan Ruby.
| URL for   More Information More Information | Cost$5 / $4 Museum members |
When: 6/18/2010 - 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM - Friday Arts and Culture
Where: Nevada Museum of Art - 160 West Liberty, Reno
Make a sun print on the rooftop in celebration of the Summer Solstice! Erika Blumenfeld’s Moving Light, featured in the Media Gallery, represents photographically the apparent northerly movement of the sun as the earth approaches the summer solstice in the northern hemisphere. In celebration of the celestial event, artist and educator Megan Berner leads a sun print workshop for kids and families.
| URL for   More Information More Information | Cost$5 / $4 Museum members |
When: 6/18/2010 - 5:00 PM - Friday Special Events
Where: West Street Market - 148 West Street, Reno Enjoy a bike expo at West Street Market with live music and entertainment.
When: 5/20/2010 - 7/31/2010 - 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM - Friday Nightclubs and Casinos
Where: Sands Hotel - 345 North Arlington Avenue, Reno
Free poolside party every Friday!
Enjoy the pool without being a guest at the Sands, have a few poolside drinks, and grab some eats.

Musical lineup:

* June 11: Shane Dwight Band
* June 18: Del Mar
* June 25: Jelly Bread
* July 2: *no pool party*
* July 9: Poor Man's Whiskey
* July 16: Lavish Green
* July 23: Steel Breeze
* July 30: Saddle Tramps
| CostFree! |
When: 6/18/2010 - 8:00 PM - Friday Concerts
Where: The Knitting Factory - 211 North Virginia Street, Reno
Genre: Rap
Texas rapper Dorwin Demarcus Dorrough was born and raised in Dallas. He first experienced success as a basketball player, captaining his High School team. While attending college, he began releasing underground singles, such as Halle Berry (She’s Fine) and Do tha Muscle, which achieved some local success. After signing a distribution deal with E1 Music, he achieved his big break with the release of Walk That Walk and its follow-up, Ice Cream Paint Job.
| URL   for More Information More Information | Telephone775-826-4119 |
| Cost$23.00 - $50.00 |
When: 6/17/2010 - 6/19/2010 - 8:00 PM - Thursday thru Saturday Arts and Culture
Where: Bruka Theater - 99 North Virginia Street, Reno
There's a new tenant in town, and she's wreaking havoc all over Florida's most exclusive trailer park. This is a not to miss musical which will have you in tears laughing in this unofficial tour.
| URL for   More Information http://www.trailerparkmusicaltour.com/ | Telephone775-323-3221 |
| Cost$18 general, $16 seniors and students advance; $25 at the door |
When: 6/18/2010 - 8:00 PM - Friday Arts and Culture
Where: El Cortez Lounge - 235 West Second Street, Reno
Genre: Art music
This special extension of the Nada Dada Motel event includes punk singer-songwriter Spike McGuire, Xtevion of the Schizopolitans, George Pickard of the Atomiks, Celtic folk-rockers Wyndel and electronica artist DJ Bobzien.
| Telephone775-324-4255 | Cost$5 |
When: 6/18/2010 - 9:00 PM - Wednesday, Friday Concerts
Where: Enoteca - 1 South Lake Street, Reno Genre: Contemporary
Enjoy your favorite wines and tapas to live contemporary music. Currently members of Sol Jibe, One of Reno's top independent groups, DN plans to perform when time is available. Considering Cowell's amazing left hand and JK's pocket grooves, the duo is quite a show to be seen!

| Telephone775-321-5886 | CostFree! |
When: 6/18/2010 - 9:00 PM - Friday Concerts
Where: Tonic Lounge - 231 West Second Street, Reno
Genre: Hip Hop / Hardcore / Lyrical
The infamous Bay Area rapper performs.
When: 6/18/2010 - 9:00 PM - Friday Nightclubs and Casinos
Where: Studio on 4th - 432 East Fourth Street, Reno A contemporary twist on a clasic style, this unique show combines song, dance and specialty acts including the Burlesque Bunnies.
| URL for   More Information http://luckyrabbitproductions.com/ | Telephone530-318-2882 | Cost$10 |
When: 6/18/2010 - 9:00 PM - Friday Nightclubs and Casinos
Where: Studio on 4th - 432 East Fourth Street, Reno
Music and dance styles from decades of cabaret history. Dancing, specialty acts, and more will entertain.
When: 6/18/2010 - 10:00 PM - Friday Concerts
Where: The Loft - 1 South Lake Street, Reno
Genre: Indie Rock
Big Remote is Don Morrison-Drums/Vocals, Jon Cornell-Vocals/Keyboard, Stephen Larkins-Vocals/Guitar, Eric Foreman-Vocals/Bass
| URL   for More Information More Information | CostFree! |
When: 6/18/2010 - 10:00 PM - Friday Concerts
Where: Freight House District - 250 Evans Avenue, Reno
Genre: Reggae Dub / hip hop
| Telephone775-334-7041 | CostFree! |

Saturday, June 19, 2010

When: 6/19/2010 - 10:00 AM - Saturday Special Events
Where: Downtown Reno - Virginia and Court Streets,
Reno taging area:
Staging areas and load unload areas will be assigned prior to the parade as well as check in procedure and location. Staging area will be the courthouse parking lot.
Parade Route:
The Parade Route will run North up Virginia Street from Court Street to 6th Street. 5th and 6th Streets from Virginia to approximately Evans will also be blocked for horse trailer parking during the Parade.
Time:
Parade will start at 10:00 a.m. SHARP and will run ‘till its done!
We will be barricading the Parade Route and Staging Areas starting at 9:00 a.m. and this will mean that foot traffic will be at a maximum, but vehicular movement will be limited during that time.
Staging areas will be as follows:
5th Street from Virginia Street to Evans Avenue
6th Street from Virginia Street to Evans Avenue
7th Street from Virginia Street to Evans Avenue
Their hope is that you get into the Reno Rodeo spirit and join in the festivities during the Parade and that any inconveniences you encounter are minimal.
| CostFree! |
When: 6/19/2010 - 12:00 PM - Saturday Special Events
Where: Wingfield Park Reno - 248 West First Street, Reno Rafting
Look foolish—we dare you! It is the only time you’ll see nuns, pirates, cowboys and Santa’s elves floating down the Truckee River. Pre-registration is highly encouraged, but day of event registration is available between 9 am—11 am.
Music & Entertainment
No festival is complete without live music. Move and groove with Grammy nominated soul music pioneer Trey Stone along with Whitney Myer Band, Tyler Stafford and the Music Monsters. Plus special half-time entertainment including knife dancing, hula hoop performances and a powerful appearance by the eNVision drumline.
Noon – Tyler Stafford
1:00 – Knife Dancing
1:30 – Whitney Myer Band
2:15 – Hula Hoop by Hoopstriss Lindsay Chapman
Hoop Dance Classes on the grass from 2:30 – 3:30
2:30 – Music Monsters
3:10 – eNVision
3:30 – Trey Stone Band
Paddle-A-Thon 2010
The Paddle-A-Thon is similar to a walk-a-thon except it’s on water! Recruit friends, family and colleagues to sponsor your race to finish line. Don’t worry, we won’t count each paddle stroke, just whether or not you made it down the course.
Food & Beverages
Enjoy microbrews from Great Basin Brewing Company, tasty meals from Vista Grille and coffee treats by Blind Dog Coffee.

Raffle Prizes
Tour our Garden of Hope featuring tempting raffle prizes. Tickets for the Grand Prize Raffle Package are on sale now featuring "The Ultimate Pack Fan Package" including airfare, game tickets and lodging for the October 2, UNR vs. UNLV football game in Las Vegas. Call 775.825.0888 to purchase tickets now. Raffle tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20.
When: 6/19/2010 - 2:00 PM - Saturday Arts and Culture
Where: Downtown Reno - 17 South Virginia Street, Reno
The infamous Riverwalk Wine Walk continues.
Join us every third Saturday of the month from 2:00pm to 5:00pm when the Riverwalk Merchants Association hosts the popular Wine Walk (the original, and still the best!) along the Truckee River and neighboring streets in downtown Reno.
HERE'S HOW IT WORKS.
Visit any of the participating Riverwalk District merchants (listed below) on WIne Walk day to get a map of Wine Walk merchants.
Go to the participating merchant of your choice, and, for a $20 wine-tasting fee and valid photo ID, you'll receive a wine glass and an ID bracelet that allows you to sample wine at any participating merchant.
Strollers and pets are not advised because of the large crowds.
Parking is available at one of the public lots indicated on our parking map.
Enjoy a responsible taste of the Riverwalk District…do the Wine Walk!
Participating Merchants
5 Star Saloon
Aprez Salon and Spa
Aquarius Salon
Beaujolais Bistro
Bruka Theatre
Divine
Earthly Delights
Eastwest Art Gallery
Hookava
Imperial
Java Jungle
Jungle Vino
Labels Boutique
La Terre Verte
Ole Bridge Pub
Pizza Reno
Port of Subs
RENO eNVy
River Gallery
Se7en on West
Se7en Teahouse/Bar
Siena
Sierra Tap House
Silver Peak
The Waterfall
Truckee River Eats & Sweets
West Street Wine Bar
Wild River Grille
VSA Arts of Nevada at the Lake Mansion
When: 6/19/2010 - 7:00 PM - Saturday Special Events
Where: City Hall / North Virginia Street Plaza - 10 North Virginia Street, Reno
You won't want to miss the bone-crushing, ass-kicking, brawling & mauling event on the river! $12 in advance, $15 at the door. Kids 6-12 $8 in advance, $10 at the door. Ankle biters 5 and under are always FREE.
Beer Garden and great food will be on hand!!
Of course there's an after party!!
When: 6/17/2010 - 6/19/2010 - 8:00 PM - Thursday thru Saturday Arts and Culture
Where: Bruka Theater - 99 North Virginia Street, Reno
There's a new tenant in town, and she's wreaking havoc all over Florida's most exclusive trailer park. This is a not to miss musical which will have you in tears laughing in this unofficial tour.
| URL for   More Information http://www.trailerparkmusicaltour.com/ | Telephone775-323-3221 |
| Cost$18 general, $16 seniors and students advance; $25 at the door |
When: 6/19/2010 - 8:00 PM - Saturday Concerts
Where: Grand Exposition Hall - Silver Legacy - 407 North Virginia Street, Reno
Genre: Beach Rock
The Beach Boys are still around! And play Reno tonight.
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| Cost$55, $65 and $75, available at silverlegacy.com |
When: 6/19/2010 - 9:00 PM - Saturday Concerts
Where: The Knitting Factory - 211 North Virginia Street, Reno Genre: Rap / Hip Hop

Spin Magazines call his performance one of the best live performances of any rapper out there. Come and check out his show at the Knit.
| URL   for More Information More Information | Cost$18.50 - $45.00 |
When: 6/19/2010 - 9:00 PM - Saturday Concerts
Where: The Underground - 555 East 4th Street, Reno
Genre: Rap
Doodlebug: When hip-hop trio Digable Planets emerged in the early 90s, their memorable moniker raised eyebrows. The name sprang, they explained, from the notion that every individual is a planet. But the unique worlds that their tracks mapped out were not insular ones; as their Grammy-winning hit Rebirth Of Slick (Cool Like Dat)" would prove, the Planets were primed to connect with audiences weary of the aggressive posturing of gangsta rap.
Filled with literate lyrics, honey-smooth flow, and inventive arrangements, their albums redefined hip-hop, and set standards for the generation of soul poets and innovative producers that followed, as the new anthology Beyond The Spectrum: The Creamy Spy Chronicles effortlessly reiterates. The group first took shape in the early 90s, in New York City. Seattle resident Butterfly (a k a Ishmael Butler) hooked up with Philadelphia native Doodlebug (Craig Irving), who was a member of Philadelphia collective Dread Poets Society.
Like the name chosen for their band, the new handles each member adopted also reflected a universal consciousness. Insects stick together and work for mutually beneficial causes, Ladybug observed in Essence. Doodlebug added, Humans are supposed to be the most intelligent beings on the planet, and yet we can't seem to come together in a peaceful manner.Now working as Cee Knowledge, Doodlebug has been leading Philadelphia live hip-hop ensemble Cosmic Funk Orchestra since 2000.
Cherrywine is the new group from Ishmael Butler of the platinum selling, American music video award winning hip-hop group Digable Planets. Ishmael Butler was the lead MC, producer and main creative force for the group who experienced tremendous commercial success and critical acclaim throughout the 90's. He wrote and produced the top 20 single "Rebirth of Slick (Cool Like Dat)" whose fusion of jazz and rap is widely recognized as a seminal song in hip-hop history. Cherrywine represents a brave new form in hip-hop, melding 70's funk bass and guitar, 80's synth pop, the latest hip-hop- beats, and his unique lyrical delivery. The result is a one-of-a-kind sound that evokes Outkast, Parliament, Curtis Mayfield as well as Kraftwerk. Once again Ishmael has redefined the genre.
Together, Doodlebug and DJ Alex J have teamed up to create a underground hip hop review and will perform songs from their respective solo careers as well as Digable Planets classics!

When: 6/19/2010 - 9:00 PM - Saturday Concerts
Where: Enoteca - 1 South Lake Street, Reno
Genre: Folk
Her story starts with a friend needing $100 bucks. Who could have foreseen that old Fender Acoustic/Electric Jonie pawned off a friend would be the catalyst to many stuck in your head, catchy, heart-felt songs, adored by friends and fans all around the world.
Through her travels Jonie has shared the stage with many songwriting greats. Some of which include: Amber Rubarth, Lizzy Loeb, Caroline Aiken, Raina Rose, John Craigie, Blair Hansen, Lacey Mattison, Eric Himan, Brandon Clark, and American Idols’, Kimberley Locke. You can catch her music played on radio waves globally on S.C.A.D. Radio, Ruby Fruit Radio, The Get Up Rotation, and on Radioseagull in the UK.
Jonie Blinman's Debut Album "Point A" will have you hitting the repeat button. Her whispered rasp is reverberant against poignant, ruminating lyrical tapestries; Her vocal tone is unforgettable.
The orchestration and diverse instrumentation with Violin, Cello, Piano, layered with both acoustic and electric guitars, bass and drums, have rhythmic scales and dissonance that play into the harmonic minor chords.
| CostFree! |
When: 6/19/2010 - 9:00 PM - Saturday Concerts
Where: Lincoln Lounge - 303 East Fourth Street, Reno
Genre: Electronica
There’s not much to your average Mahjongg song. A metronomic drum beat, a broken synth whining out the same two or three notes, a mangled pair of guitar chords giving way to another mangled pair of guitar chords, and maybe some pithy vocal couplets for the attentive listener. They employ a decidedly simple sound that resembles, more than anything else, a dub version of a noise rock track minus two or three instruments. And this would be one of their more elaborate songs; their debut EP, Machinegong, opens with “’intro,’” comprised only of twelve seconds of tape hiss. Whether they mean that song as a sincere introduction or not, the quotation marks around the name make a good point – if asked to describe what Mahjongg’s all about or give a representative sample of just what they do, one can only shrug. Which is not to say that the music is hard to describe, simply that we’re best served by not dwelling on those kinds of details for too long.
| Telephone775-323-5426 | Cost$5 |
When: 6/19/2010 - 9:00 PM - Saturday Concerts
Where: The Underground - 555 East 4th Street, Reno
Genre: Soul
Hip-hop beats and conscious lyrics are the sound of Mama’s Cookin’. Their style is as much Led Zeppelin as it is The Roots. Smooth but edgy, driven by current themes with an essential nod to the great music of the past.Zebuel Early worked late nights in Memphis blues clubs and hosted his own R&B radio show in Colorado. He moonlights as a deep-funk and reggae deejay when he's not playing guitar and fronting Mama's Cookin. Add Mike Adamo's rock-solid drums and creative sampling to Steve LaBella's resonant bass work and you have the Mama's Cookin' sound.
Songs of beauty and deep intention, crafted with unique and timely lyrics leave a lasting impression.

When: 6/19/2010 - 10:00 PM - Saturday Concerts
Where: Tonic Lounge - 231 West Street, Reno
Genre: Alternative Rock
Local H is an alternative rock band which formed in 1987 in Zion, Illinois, United States. The band originally consisted of Scott Lucas (vocals, guitar, bass) and Joe Daniels (drums). Daniels left in 1999 and was replaced by Brian St. Clair. They are perhaps best known for their 1996 hit single “Bound for the Floor”.

Each year, critics at the Chicago Tribune name a “Chicagoan of the Year.” The 2008 winner for music was Local H.
| Telephone775-337-6868 | Cost$15 |

Sunday, June 20, 2010

When: 6/20/2010 - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Sunday Arts and Culture
Where: West Street Market - 148 West Street, Reno
Come downtown and enjoy fresh produce, fresh veggies, just-baked breads and other mouth-watering treats all grown and produced by local farmers. It's a fantastic way to spend a Sunday morning.
| CostFree! |
When: 6/20/2010 - 2:00 PM - Sunday Arts and Culture
Where: Wild River Grille - 17 South Virginia Street, Reno
Great wines and food paired together. A nice way to spend a Sunday afternoon on the river, listening to live music and tasting great wines.
| CostFree! |
When: 6/20/2010 - 6:00 PM - Sunday Arts and Culture
Where: Sierra Tap House - 253 West First St., Reno
Genre: Country Music / Rockabilly
Leroy performs his unique blend of country music and storytelling.
| Telephone775-322-7678 | CostFree! |
When: 6/20/2010 - 7:00 PM - Sunday Concerts
Where: Java Jungle - 246 West First Street, Reno
Genre: Indie Folk Rock
Callow: Gared Moses—singer and rhythm guitarist, has been writing music for various projects since the mid 90s. In 2003 he joined bassist Tim Watson and Callow was born. Their sound, which had a jagged, off-kilter feel, accompanied them through 2005, when they moved to the San Francisco Bay Area. There they eventually met lead guitarist Rob Goodson (Thought Riot, Silent Film Stars) and percussionist Sami Knowles, and their sound morphed toward a mellow, mellifluous, haunting, orchestral brand of folk rock.
Their current demo was recorded and mixed in analog with Owl Sight Recorders, run by Alex Laipeneiks (founding member of Mr. T Experience).
Callow alternates their time between touring throughout the Western US and rehearsing in their studio in Oakland, California.
| Telephone775-329-4484 | CostFree! |
When: 6/20/2010 - 7:00 PM - Sunday Concerts
Where: Studio on 4th - 432 East Fourth Street, Reno
Genre: Rock / Punk
The Season is a modern rock band from Minneapolis while Forget the Pacific is a one-man band from North Dakota who plays pop-punk. The Airplane Game plays metal while two local singer-songwriters fill the bill.
| CostFree! |
When: 6/20/2010 - 8:00 PM - Sunday Concerts
Where: Zephyr Lounge - 1024 South Virginia Street, Reno
Genre: Punk
Black Delany, The Vivian Holidays, The Firebombing perform for local charity.
| Telephone775-324-9853 | CostDonations |

 

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