with those you love! Happy Valentine’s Day!
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13 (8 pm)
Vocal impressions are Justin Rupple’s talent, and this weekend he brings his stand-up comedy and dozens of celebrity personalities to LEX Nightclub for our enjoyment. When Rupple switches over to the person he is impersonating, if you close your eyes, you just may fee like that person is right in the room with you! Click HERE for a great little sample of his fun style of comedy. Want to see Justin Rupple live? Get tickets to him this Thursday night at RenoTahoeComedy.com.
Crawl into the minds of men this weekend at the Reno Tahoe Comedy Club! Each of the four hilarious male comedians of the DisMANtled Tour takes his turn at the mic, sharing his own personal perspective on life. The solid 90-minute, side-stitching act finishes off when all four, “The Married Man,” “The Single Man,” “The Coupled Man” and “The Gay Man” return to the stage as an “expert panel” to answer the audience’s burning questions about men. Inquiries from the crowd are unscripted and unplanned, so anything goes for what will come from these four funny guys. Buy your tickets in advance, as this show has been known to sell out! Visit RenoTahoeComedy.com for showtimes and online ticket sales.
THROUGH SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 16
LAUGH FACTORY RENO – INSIDE SILVER LEGACY
Prepare yourself for laugh-out-loud comedy when you see Quinn Dahle at Laugh Factory inside the Silver Legacy Resort Casino. After just a few minutes watching a clip of his standup on his website, QuinnDahle.com, and I knew I would like this one! Known for his quick wit during improvisational moments with his audience, Quinn Dahle is sure to elicit a lasting smile and many laughs at his show. Learn more about Dahle and purchase tickets to see him live at SilverLegacyReno.com.
THURSDAYS-SUNDAYS UNTIL FEBRUARY 16
RENO LITTLE THEATER -147 E. PUEBLO STREET – MIDTOWN RENO
This is it! It’s the last weekend to enjoy one of world’s most beloved murder mysteries happening in Midtown. Three weeks of performances comes to an end as Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express loads a train full of suspects and an alibi for each one. It’s the perfect mystery for the world famous detective Hercule Poirot, n’est-ce pas. Wax your mustache, hold on to your passport, and get ready for a suspenseful, thrilling ride aboard the legendary Orient Express at Reno Little Theatre. Visit RenoLittleTheatre.org showtimes and dates, as well as info about Thirsty Thursday and discounts for seniors, military and students.
FRIDAY-SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 14-16
PIONEER CENTER for the PERFORMING ARTS
Discover a slice of paradise in Reno, where the magic and Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville is brought to life on the Pioneer Center stage. Escape to Margaritaville is the musical comedy featuring both original songs and your most-loved Buffett’s classics, including “Fins,” “Volcano,” “Cheeseburger in Paradise” and many more. Set your mind on “island time” but don’t forget to buy your tickets online at PioneerCenter.com. If not purchasing online, you can do so at the Pioneer Center Box Office from 11 am-6 pm weekdays, and 2 hours before each show.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 14 (8 pm)
SILVER LEGACY GRAND EXPOSITION HALL
At 84 years old, Johnny Mathis is still going strong! Back in the late 50’s, during the infancy of Mathis’ enduring career, he recorded “It’s Not For Me To Say,” “Misty” and “Chances Are.” All three songs were inducted into the GRAMMY Hall of Fame in 2008, 2002 and 1998 respectively. He went on throughout the years to release 79 solo albums and 26 compilation albums. Mathis’ romantic ballads may be just want you’re in the mood for this Valentine’s evening with your honey. For tickets to the show, please visit SilverLegacyReno.com.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15 – SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 23
SEVERAL LOCATIONS NORTH LAKE TAHOE
Enjoy what snow has fallen so far, and pray for more while participating in the Alpengow Mountain Festival. It’s a celebration of human-powered mountain sports, events, clinics, equipment demonstrations, critically acclaimed films and more, and takes place in several locations around North Lake Tahoe. The festival lasts 9 days and offers over 75 events and activities for participants of all ages and abilities. Check out AlpenglowSports.com for more details!
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15 (8 pm-2 am)
CARGO CONCERT HALL
Bass Camp Festival’s biggest event of the year is the place to be this Saturday night! Winter White Out is happening at Cargo Concert Hall andbrings a lineup of bands you won’t want to miss, like EPTIC, (dubstep), Whipped Cream (psychedelic rock), Kowta (dance/electronic) and Noizon (dubstep). This is a very popular event, and it has sold out many times in the past, so buying tickets in advance is a great idea. Also, remember that this is a White Party, so dress to impress in your favorite white clothes. Tickets are available at EventBrite.com.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15 (8 pm)
GRAND SIERRA RESORT – GRAND THEATRE
What better time for an eligible Reno Bachelor to find love with one lucky local lady than Valentine’s Weekend? At The Bachelor Live On Stage, from the first impression rose, to group date challenges and coveted one-on-ones, watch it all unfold in front of you. Audience members and hosts will guide the Bachelor in his journey to find love. And if the leading lady accepts the final rose, the night could end with the start of a beautiful romance. Learn more about this unique evening of fun at GrandSierraResort.com.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15 (8 pm)
RENO EVENT CENTER
The variety of Valentine’s weekend entertainment continues when you experience pure joy at George Lam’s “The Smiling Concert” this Saturday night! The mega-Contopop star from Hong Hong has spent 4 decades developing his wide and rich vocal range that resonates through each song he sings. Lam also created Cantopop rap and introduced a wide stylistic range of foreign music to his albums. Click HERE for a little promo video of George Lam and buy your tickets to see him live at SilverLegacyReno.com.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 16 (7 pm)
RENO EVENTS CENTER
Toby MacKeenan, also known as TobyMac, is one of the most current and influential Christian Hip Hop solo artists in the US. Since the birth of his career 33 years ago, he has recorded 8 studio albums, collected 7 GRAMMY Awards and many other coveted music awards, and amassed a huge fan following. Among TobyMac’s more popular hits are “I Just Need U,” “Speak Life,” “Lights Shine Bright” and “Me Without You.” Don’t miss his live concert performance at Reno Events Center this Sunday. Learn more about TobyMac and find the link to purchase tickets in advance at TobyMac.com.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 16 (7 pm-11:30 pm)
CARGO CONCERT HALL
Treat yourself to an evening of alternative hard rock with The Glorious Sons. This super cool band from Ontario, Canada formed in 2011 and has pumped out 3 studio albums since then. Well-received in Canada, the band has 8 consecutive #1 hits there, including their first modern rock single “Everything Is Alright.” Other popular fan-favorites include “Panic Attack” and “S.O.S.” Catch them live at Cargo Concert Hall Sunday night, and purchase tickets online at EventBrite.com.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 16 (8 pm)
SILVER LEGACY – GRAND EXPOSITION HALL
Bring a group of brothers and their cousins who have mad musical and vocal talent together and what do you get? Los Tigres Del Norte!! The family-based group originally formed in San Jose a little over 50 years ago when these guys were all teenagers. At that time, they began recording and have since cranked out 56 studio albums. Their norteño style of music is likened to polka, and represents traditional music expression from Northern Mexico. Catch a glimpse of the fun you’ll have at a Los Tigres Del Norte concert in this video of “Ni Parientes Somos (En Vivo).” Buy your tickets in advance and learn more at SilverLegacyReno.com.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25 (5:30 pm-10:30 pm)
RENO BALLROOM – 401 N CENTER ST, DOWTOWN RENO
Fat Tuesday is coming right up! And the Rotary Club of Reno is throwing it’s annual big bash and fundraiser. You’re invited to one of Reno’s biggest parties of the year, where you’ll enjoy tasty food from our area’s finest restaurants and caterers, wine, crafted beers and spirits, win-big on enticing silent auction items, and boogie to the infectious beat of the live DJ. Grab fists-full of beads, your coolest mask, and don your snazziest duds, and head out for a night of outrageous fun at Reno Mardi Gras. Get your tickets online at RenoRotary.Ejoinme.org.
CHOOSE AN AWESOME LOCAL RESORT
Can’t say Mother Nature has been helping out much with the base at the ski resorts. However, we’re still optimistic that the snow will dump in the next couple months to finish winter off strong! For current conditions at the local mountains, here are your handy dandy links: