Arts This Week April 4th, 2018

~By Dana Nollsch~

Welcome to the first edition of ”Arts this Week”

We will take a look at what is going on in the Reno, Sparks, and Carson City area during the week to come. This is by no means meant to be comprehensive or imply that the events we talk about being the best we have to offer.

The events we are talking about are taken from our community calendar: http://renoarts.news/calendar

Here is the link to add your events to our community calendar:  http://renoarts.news/add-an-event 

So let’s get started.

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This is the First Thursday, and with that, we have the celebrations at the Nevada Museum of Art, this week there will be the music of Kingfinger. If you haven’t seen the current exhibits in the gallery you are in for a treat, if you have, I think that they are worth a second look.

Here is a link to the Nevada Museum of Art’s event so that you can find out more: https://www.facebook.com/events/207421206681007/

 

 

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This is the “Believe Sculpture” by Jeff Schomberg and Laura Klimpton located in Downtown Reno

Also on Thursday take a stroll with Art Spot for their Art Walk Reno: April Edition. This entertaining and informative tour starts at the Metro Gallery inside City Hall and finishes with an after party at Pignic Pub & Patio.

Here is a link to Art Spot’s event so that you can find out the details: https://www.facebook.com/events/195574454378657/?notif_t=plan_user_invited&notif_id=1522085205024262

 

 

 

 

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This is the last weekend to see two amazing plays.

Bruka Theater offers the last few performances of “Nation of Two”.

Chase McKenna directs this Tom Burmester play with the passion and heart of a warrior.

“Nation of Two” takes a hard look at those left behind when the ultimate sacrifice of war comes knocking at the door. I found myself thinking of how war skews our perceptions as I was transfixed by this family drama.

Check out the review for more information and photos: http://renoarts.news/nation-of-two-at-bruka-theatre

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Also wrapping up this weekend is “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” at Good Luck Macbeth.

We have come to expect complex and deep productions from Good Luck Macbeth, and “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” does not disappoint.

“The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” follows Christopher Boone as he discovers his place in this world and searches for the truth of who he is to the people around him.  Christopher is challenged with a learning disability, although his condition isn’t named, it has many of the hallmarks of Asperger’s syndrome.  He cannot tolerate being touched and animals are very special to him at the same time humans confuse him.

For more information, check out the review and photos here: http://renoarts.news/the-curious-incident

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Here is the link for you to add your events to our Arts Community Calendar: http://renoarts.news/add-an-event

Our feature photo is “Face of Reno” by Christina Angelina.

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