James McMurtry: The Texas country singer/songwriter, sometimes-actor and son of 'Lonesome Dove' author Larry McMurtry will perform at 9 p.m. Saturday in the Celebrity Showroom at John Ascuaga's Nugget with the Gourds. Tickets cost $15.
Restless Heart: The country group which had hits with songs such as 'When She Cries' and 'Mending Fences' will perform at 8 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Carson Valley Inn. Tickets for the 21-and-older show cost $29. Details at 775-783-6606.
By its very nature, life is improvisational. As John Steinbeck wrote in his classic 1937 novel 'Of Mice and Men': 'The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry.' How one feels about this is a matter of perception.
Taylor Hicks: The bluesy 2006 'American Idol' winner will perform at 7 p.m. Aug. 28-Sept. 3 in Sammy's Showroom at Harrah's Reno. Tickets cost $25 for general admission; $35 for VIP and $50 for a meet-and-greet.
Break all the rules of ski and normal fashion for a day on the slope that goes back in time to the glorious '80s. You could even earn new gear in the "most fashionable" contest, with the action and group photo at noon.
There's more to explore of the Truckee River than the urban section that flows through downtown Reno. The river snakes 140 miles from the northwest side of Lake Tahoe at Tahoe City and empties into Pyramid Lake.
The National Automobile Collection opened in November 1989 in a sleek, modern structure built and designed specifically for the museum. The 105,000-sqaure-foot facility is located along the Truckee River in downtown Reno.
A family huddles under thick blankets, the sled creaking beneath their weight. The girl points her mitten at the slopes ahead. Eight dogs paw the trail eagerly, their breath hovering in clouds around their dark ears.
Once a year, tens of thousands of participants gather to create Black Rock City in Nevada's Black Rock Desert, dedicated to community, art, self-expression, and self-reliance. They depart one week later, having left no trace whatsoever.
Jelly Bread: The local funky band with influences ranging from the Black Keys to Ben Harper will perform a free show at 7 p.m. Aug. 29 in Victorian Square as part of the annual Best in the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off. Details at www.janugget.com.
The smooth, sophisticated styles of Brazilian music will be celebrated when renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma performs Thursday with pianist Kathryn Stott and guitarists Odair and Sergio Assad. Ma, who has explored many musical cultures, said he's had a
BoDeans: The Wisconsin alternative rockers will perform at 9 p.m. May 19 in the Crown Room at the Crystal Bay Club Casino. Tickets cost $18 in advance; $22 at the door. Details at www.devildogshows.com.
Cali Swag District: The hip-hop group known for the hit "Teach Me How To Dougie" will perform at 9 p.m. April 20 at Cargo at CommRow. Tickets cost $15-$30 in advance, $18 at the door. Details at www.commrow.com.
Rain has come a long way since the original band members played their first Beatles tribute in a Calabasas, Ca., nightclub. It was the mid-1970s, and the group – relying entirely on a door charge – wasn't guaranteed a profit.
Persuasion: This new suggestive adult revue starring master hypnotist TYZEN will run at 9 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays through Sept. 29 in Sammy's Showroom at Harrah's Reno. Show is for 21 and older. Tickets cost $25 and $30.
Nestled high in the Sierra Nevada Mountains at an elevation of over 6,000 feet, Stillwater Spa at Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa & Casino is a luxurious reflection of the tranquil, natural environment of the region.
Located on Reno’s main thoroughfare, between a revitalized downtown and the city’s south end which features upscale shopping and dining, the Peppermill is Reno’s best resort experience. Just five minutes from the Reno-Tahoe International Airport, the Peppermill’s Virginia Street façade affords a glimpse into the elegance, luxury and excitement that awaits each guest.