Weekend Warrior (April 4-7)

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KABIR “KABEEZY” SINGH
THURSDAY-SATURDAY, APRIL 4-6

RENO TAHOE COMEDY – PIONEER UNDERGROUND (100 S. VIRGINIA ST., RENO)
Venture underground one of these nights for some side-splitting comedy. One of America’s fastest rising comedians, Kabir “Kabeezy” Singh, takes the stage at Reno Tahoe Comedy, in Reno’s hidden gem, The Pioneer Underground.  Kabeezy’s featured performance promise “high-energy, crowd-pleasing” comedy with an “in-your-face attitude and razor-sharp wit.”  With no drink minimum, and a full open bar in the intimate, smoke-free venue, it’s the perfect place to settle in for a great night of laughs.  Here is a quick video on Facebook of Kabeezy in action!  For tickets in advance, please visit RenoTahoeComedy.com.

 

LOST WORLD OF DRAGONS
WEDNESDAYS-SUNDAYS THRU MAY 12
WILBUR D. MAY CENTER – RANCHO SAN RAFAEL PARK
For thousands of years, one magical, mythical creature has captured the hearts and imagination of cultures throughout the world.  Lost World of Dragons celebrates the wonder of dragons and gives visitors of all ages the thrill of seeing them brought to animatronic life.  Immerse yourself in the stories of dragons that appear in the lore and history of nearly every region and culture, where these awesome creatures were revered and regarded as a symbol of good luck. This interactive, fully-themed experience engages all your senses and is a delight for the whole family.  For more information please visit ExhibitsDevelopment.com, or the event page at Facebook.com.

 

GARDEN BROTHERS CIRCUS
FRIDAY, APRIL 5 (4:30 & 7:30 pm)
RENO EVENTS CENTER
The silliness of clowns, the smell of buttered popcorn, the exciting music, flying trapeze artists… All of these big top icons bring back fond memories of when my grandma would take me and my cousins to the circus when it rolled into town.  Garden Brothers Circus makes a stop in Reno this weekend, blending all the great “old-time” cirque favs with a more current look and feel.  Classic performers like elephants and camels join modern aerialists, acrobats and stunt men and women, keeping the circus alive and entertaining!  Check out this fun promo video, and purchase tickets at GardenBrothersCircus.com.

 

JOSÉ GONZÁLEZ and THE STRING THEORY
FRIDAY, APRIL 5 (8pm)

PIONEER CENTER for the PERFORMING ARTS
Known as a “deep, artful thinker whose singular approach to song-writing and sonics sets him worlds apart,” José González makes his way to Reno for one special performance.  He truly is in a “class by himself.”  Raised in Sweden of Argentine parents who, in 1976 fled the “Dirty War,” he grew up in Gothenburg, a Swede oceanside city with great musical diversity and several large annual music festivals.  González grew up listening to Latin folk and pop music, with Silvio Rodríguez topping his favorites list.  That list also included Michael Jackson and Bob Marley.  The international singer/musician is currently touring and performing with The String Theory and play at the Pioneer Friday night. Click HERE for the entire ensemble singing “Let It Carry On,” live in Hamburg. Enjoy more in Reno, and purchase tickets in advance at PioneerCenter.com or at the Pioneer Box Office.

 

RENO DOWNTOWN RIVER RUN
SATURDAY, APRIL 6 (Marathon Begins at 7 am)

THE RENO ARCH – VIRGINIA ST. & COMMERCIAL ROW, DOWNTOWN RENO
he first of three in a series of marathon races takes over the streets of Downtown Reno this Saturday! The Reno Downtown River Run offers multiple racing options, whether you’re fresh off the couch or a well-seasoned runner.  The Junior One-Mile, 5K, 10K, Half-Marathon and Marathon races leave no excuses for not participating.  Beginning and ending at the famous Reno Arch, the course route leads runners along the rushing Truckee River. This scenic marathon has been named “Nevada’s Top Marathon” and “Top 50 in America” by TripAdivsor.com.  For more information and registration links, visit Reno5000.RedPodium.com.

 

SPRING MUSIC SERIES
THURSDAY-SUNDAY, APRIL 4-7

SQUAW VALLEY, CA
As the weather warms up on mountain resorts, so too does après ski entertainment.  After an exhilarating day of world-class skiing, grab a coldie (or the beverage of your choice), snag a seat in the sun, and groove to the live music at Squaw Valley’s Spring Music Series. Con Brio, Poor Man’s Whiskey, Lucas & Darcy, Almond Brothers Clan, Milton Merlos and Old Salt Union are all set to take the stage.  Check out the schedule of performances Thursday through Sunday at SquawAlpine.com.

 

BREWS, BRATS & BALLET
SATURDAY, APRIL 6 (7:30-9:30 pm) & SUNDAY, APRIL 7 (2-4 pm)

RENO LITTLE THEATRE
How often do beer, brats, and ballet come together? In Reno, it happens one weekend a year at Sierra Nevada Ballet’s annual Beer Brats & Ballet event. The social gathering presents works of six choreographers from a variety of styles ranging from classical to contemporary.  Guests are invited to sample bites of brats and tastings of craft beer and celebrate the beauty of dance. Inquisitive guests are encouraged to participate in a Q&A session with the choreographers after the brief dance performance. For tickets and more details, visit SierraNevadaBallet.org

 

ALAN PARSONS LIVE PROJECT
SATURDAY, APRIL 6 (8 pm)
GRAND SIERRA RESORT – GRAND THEATRE
British audio engineer, musician and record producer/director Alan Parsons made a name for himself when he played instrumental roles (no pun intended) in the production of the Beatles’ last two studio albums, Abbey Road and Let It Be.  He was also a major contributor to art rock band Ambrosia’s self-titled debut album and Pink Floyd’s classic, The Dark Side Of The Moon.  Parsons, also known as “the sonic master of progressive rock” performs his classic favorites from the Alan Parsons Project, the group he and partner Eric Woolfson formed in 1975 at Alan Parsons Live Project at the Grand Sierra Resort.  Don’t miss the chance to hear great songs like, “Eye in the Sky,” “Sirius” and “Don’t Answer Me” and purchase tickets to see the show at GrandSierraResort.com.

 

AIR SUPPLY
SATURDAY, APRIL 6 (8 pm)
NUGGET CASINO RESORT – NUGGET BALLROOM
It all started at a rehearsal for Jesus Christ Superstar in Australia on May 12, 1975, where fate brought together Graham Russell & Russell Hitchcock.  The two became instant buds, sharing an affinity for The Beatles and a love for making sweet, sappy songs together.  Since that historic day nearly 44 years ago, they have been entertaining together as Air Supply, releasing fan-favorite sing-alongs like “All Out of Love,” “Lost in Love” and “The One That You Love,” back in the 80’s.  Catch Air Supply live at The Nugget this weekend, and get your tickets online at NuggetCasinoResort.com.

 

CORKY BENNETT
SUNDAY, APRIL 7 (6 pm)
MOUNTAIN MUSIC PARLOR – HERITAGE HALL
Jazz pianist, virtuoso accordionist, hip singer, stand-up comic… What more can you ask for from “The King of Reno?”  Corky Bennett has been entertaining Nevadas for decades with his unique combination of good music and hilarious comedy.  Sunday evening, he’ll be accompanied by the captivating jazz vocals of CeCe Gable and the talented Larry Bolin on guitar, trombone, bass and trumpet.  Learn more about Corky at CorkyBennett.com and read about the Sunday evening performance at MountainMusicParlor.com.

 

COMING UP THIS WEEK…
RENO ACES vs ALBUQUERQUE ISOTOPES & EL PASO CHIHUAHUAS
TUESDAY-MONDAY, APRIL 9-15

GREATER NEVADA FIELD – 250 EVANS AVE., DOWNTOWN RENO
Baseball season is on-like-Donkey Kong at the Aces Ball Park next week!  It’s “Opening Night” on Tuesday, followed by “Wings, Wine & Whiskey” on Wednesday, and “College Discount Night” on Thursday, when the Reno Aces take on the Albuquerque Isotopes.  The action heats up against the El Paso Chihuahuas at “Fireworks Friday”, then Kids Run the Bases on Saturday, “Family Day” and “$1 Menu Day” on Sunday, and “Military Monday.”  For more details about game promotions and to purchase tickets online, please visit MILB.com.

 

COMING SOON…
GET YOUR TICKETS NOW!

A.V.A. BALLET THEATRE presents ALICE IN WONDERLAND
SATURDAY & SUNDAY, APRIL 13 & 14
PIONEER CENTER for the PERFORMING ARTS
Follow Alice and the White Rabbit down the rabbit hole and into her exciting fantasy world full of intrigue and peculiar characters.  The captivating dancers of A.V.A. Ballet Theatrepresent Alice in Wonderland on April 13 @ 8 pm & April 14 @ 2 pm.  The Cheshire Cat, The Queen of Hearts, Tweedle-Dee & Tweedle-Dum, The Blue Caterpillar… all of the usual, but unusual, suspects from Wonderland will be there to entertain you!  This enchanting ballet will be accompanied by The Reno Philharmonic and conducted by Benjamin Rous.  Directed and choreographed by Alexander Van Alstyne and co-directed by Miriam Allen, the production is perfect for the whole family!  Purchase tickets online at PioneerCenter.com or at the Pioneer Center Box Office M-F 11 am to 6 pm and 2 hours prior to each show.

 

SKI/BOARD RESORT SNOW CONDITION REPORT
THIS WEEKEND!
LOCAL SKI & BOARDING RESORTS

 

FEATURED RESTAURANT
LA CUCINA ITALIAN EATERY

Time and time again, I find myself going back for more.  I’ll admit, that when I meet up with friends for lunch, our usuals favs are serving up Thai, Vietnamese or Korean. But when I’m in the mood for a solid Italian lunch that’s consistently delicious and served with a smile,  I go to La Cucina Italian Eatery.  The Cassinari Family, owners of the well-established Reno landmark, Johnny’s Ristorante Italiano, opened La Cucina several years ago and it’s been going strong ever since. My preferred sandwich on the menu? … The Tad Dunbar, named after Reno’s favorite retired news anchor features La Cucina bread, mortadella, bacon, aged provolone, dressed arugula, tomatoes, & lemon aioli. YUM!  Note… last time I was in, my friend ordered the Feldman Salad and it was awesome.  Open daily from 11-9, visit today for a fabulous lunch or dinner and check out the menu at LaCucinaReno.com.  You shall not be disappointed!

 

OFF MARKET LISTING in the HEART OF RENO!!
2025 MEADOWVIEW LN
OFFERED FOR $1,190,000

For the buyer who wants it all… 2025 Meadowview Lane offers the convenience of living in the heart of Reno with the serenity of a rural lifestyle, and the charm of a vintage farmhouse that is tastefully updated and exquisitely appointed.  An entertainer’s dream, the main home features a spacious kitchen that is open to the large dining room, a formal living room and a family room.  Complete with a heated indoor pool, 3 outdoor entertaining areas with gas fire pit and waterfall/pond, and a separate 1 bed/1 bath apartment with full kitchen, there is little left to ask for.  For more information about this exquisite luxury off-market listing presented exclusively by Intero, please visit the property’s new Custom Website at www.2025MeadoviewLane.com.  Schedule your appointment before this remarkable home hits the market in a few weeks!

 

SHARE WITH SOMEONE WHO IS IN THE MARKET!!
1325 N. FOXGLEN CT
PRICE REDUCED  LAST WEEK!!

One of South Meadows’ most popular single-level floor plans should not last long at this price!  Highlights tucked inside 1325 N. Foxglen Ct. include updated white-wash cabinets, stainless appliances, granite tile, current light fixtures, a cozy fireplace and more!  This 2,226 square feet gem includes 4 bedrooms/2 bathrooms, laundry room with cabinets, family room, living room, dining room and a 3-car garage, and is located on a quiet court in Double Diamond.  Top it all off with quick access to I-580 and shopping/restaurants nearby.  For more information, photos and link to the virtual tour, please visit www.DeniseHallerbach.comContact me for a showing, or share with a friend in the market!

 

Posted on April 4, 2019 at 12:49 pm
Denise Hallerbach | Category: Weekend Warrior | Tagged , , ,

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