The arts

Live (and virtual) arts events slated for January

As the COVID-19 crisis grinds into its third year, some arts and cultural events remain scheduled in-person, but with pandemic precautions in place. Museums, with their open spaces and high ceilings, have continued to offer […]


The thin promise of a ‘Neon Line’

Reno residents Jan. 10 will have a chance to ask questions about a developer’s plans for downtown Reno’s Neon Line District – months after city officials approved a development plan for the area. That plan […]


Holiday parties: eat, drink and be wary

Alice Alvero, 70, who lives in Reno, planned to drive to eastern Nevada to visit her son, daughter-in-law and grandchildren for Christmas Day. Then, weeks ago, the Omicron variant began its march across the country […]

Nevada books

New books from Nevada authors

The pandemic hasn’t stopped authors from spinning new tales, but with book tours, most signing events and literary gatherings on hold, scribblers face a challenge when it comes to introducing readers to new works. Even […]


Nevada’s endangered history

For the second year in a row, Reno’s historic — but deteriorating — Lear Theater tops a list of the state’s “11 Most Endangered Historic Places.” The annual list by the Preserve Nevada group draws […]

Letters to the Editor

Letters of the Fall

Wildlife Commission ignored science The Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners met in November, in part, to consider a ban on wildlife killing contests (RN&R, Nov. 7). Rather than do the sensible, popular, and humane thing […]


A minimalist ‘Christmas Carol” at Brüka

Reno’s Bruka Theatre will present a minimalist version of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” with 10 performances this month featuring just three actors playing all the parts. “It’s a story of redemption and of the […]

The arts

Cowboy poets ‘Wild Ride’ in Elko

It takes more than a worldwide pandemic to stop the 38th Annual National Cowboy Poetry Gathering. The in-person festival at the Western Folklife Center in Elko, which usually takes place in January, is cancelled for […]