HAPPY APRIL 2023, EVERYONE!!
The “WW” is your official guide to some of the best events happening in and around the Reno/Sparks/Lake Tahoe region this month. I publish it at the beginning of each month for my family, friends and real estate clients. Please reach out to me if you want to subscribe or have ideas for future publications. And thank you for your support!~~ Denise Hallerbach, Broker/Owner Intero, Real Estate Reno
COME FROM AWAY TUESDAY, MARCH 28 – SUNDAY, APRIL 2
PIONEER CENTER for the PERFORMING ARTSCelebrated as North America’s Best Musical, Reno welcomes the new beloved Broadway musical that is touching hearts across the US. Come From Away, a New York Times “Critics’ Pick,” retells the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them the day the world stopped… 9/11. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships. Newsweek cheers, “It takes you to a place you never want to leave!” Learn more about Come From Away and purchase tickets at PioneerCenter.com.
COMEDIAN LEAH RUDICK
THURS, MAR 30 (7:30 pm) @ THE THEATRE (505 Keystone Ave, Reno)
FRI, MAR 31 (8 pm) @ SOUTH 40 (1445 South Meadows Pkwy, Reno)
SAT, APR 1 (6 & 9 pm) @ SOUTH 40 (1445 South Meadows Pkwy, Reno)Reno-Tahoe Comedy knows exactly what Reno needs… The hilarity of up-and-coming entertainer, “actor/writer/comedy/person,” self labeled by comedian Leah Rudick who makes her way from LA to the The Theatre & South 40 stage for some much needed laughter. Rudick’s viral comedy and character videos have amassed her nearly one million followers (and counting) on TikTok & Instagram. While learning more about this absolutely hilarious woman, I found her VERY funny YouTube Channel on which I quickly subscribed, because I just need more Leah in my life! Get to know Leah Rudick at LeahRudick.com and purchase tickets to see her live at RenoTahoeComedy.com.
FRIDAY, MARCH 31 – SUNDAY, APRIL 2
PALISADES TAHOEMore than just a music festival, WinterWonderGrass puts a spotlight on community and interpersonal connection, as well as the overall positive impact the festival’s organizers have on the environment. Returning after a long last 3 years due to the pandemic, WinterWonderGrass aims to cultivate and nurture the relationship between nature, authentic music, and communal family, creating a vehicle for inspiration, and features twenty-five Bluegrass and Americana bands across four stages. Beyond the awesome music in the brisk, mountain air, the event offers “Grass After Dark” bonus events both at Palisades Tahoe and in Tahoe City with shuttle service provided. A “Tram to Table” dinner event and the opportunity to camp in your RV during the festival round out the event. For all of the awesome details and ticket sales, visit WinterWonderGrass.com/Tahoe.
Athletic competition from some of the finest young athletes in the US is heating up right here in the Biggest Little City! Here are some of the highlights: WORLD OF WRESTLING (RENO WORLDS): Fri, Mar 31- Sun, Apr 2: High school girls compete in a double elimination tournament format against the best in their weight class. Visit website for more details. FAR WESTERN GIRLS (VOLLEYBALL NATIONAL QUALIFIER): April 22-24 & 26-29, 2023: Hundreds competitive girls’ volleyball teams converge at the Reno Sparks Convention Center in an effort to qualify for the National Championships in each age division. Visit website for details.
COMEDIAN AHMED AHMED
THURSDAY, APRIL 6 (7:30 pm) & FRIDAY, APRIL 7 (8 pm)
THE THEATRE – 505 KEYSTONE AVE, RENOTouring around the world and preparing for his next comedy special, as well as developing several TV and film projects, seasoned comedian Ahmed Ahmed makes his debut appearance in Reno April 6-7. This internationally recognized stand-up pro has been seen on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, has two Showtime comedy specials, starred in Vince Vaughn‘s Wild West Comedy Show, and also appeared in WEEDS, You Don’t Mess With The Zohan and Iron Man. Don’t miss Ahmed live at The Theatre and purchase tickets at RenoTahoeComedy.com.
CABARET LE CIRQUE
BEGINS FRIDAY, APRIL 14 – SUNDAY, JULY 30 (SHOWS TUESDAYS-SUNDAYS)
ELDORADO RESORT CASINO – ELDORADO SHOWROOMThe magic and splendor of the cirque world are set to dazzle us! Claiming residency at the Eldorado Showroom April 14 through July 30, Cabaret Le Cirque offers a mischievous twist of burlesque and vaudeville, combining stunning show dancers with jaw-dropping circus acrobatics. You’re in for a treat that will keep you on the edge of your seat, as you transport yourself to the entertainment style that wowed audiences in the early 20th century. Find your tickets to this mesmerizing show and discover all of the exciting entertainment headed our way at Caesars.com.
RENO PHILHARMONIC CLASSIX SERIES: GEORGES BIZET’S “CARMEN”
SATURDAY, APRIL15 (4 pm) & SUNDAY, APRIL 16 (4 pm)
PIONEER CENTER for the PERFORMING ARTSRevel in drama and passion as the Reno Phil Orchestra, Chorus, and guest vocalists closes Season 54 with music from one of history’s most celebrated operas, GeorgesBizet’s Carmen. Derided by critics and considered scandalous at the time of its premiere, this fiery and tragic love story has become a classic and features some of music’s best-known operatic arias like “Habanera” and “Toreador Song.” Follow the tale of the vibrant and unforgettable Carmen, one of art’s great and lasting characters, and become a part of experience by donning attire in the color of love and passion – red. The Reno Philharmonic offers performances In-Person OR Livestream. Visit RenoPhil.com for more details and ticket sales.
FRIDAY, APRIL 21 – SUNDAY, APRIL 23, 2023 RENO LIVESTOCK EVENTS CENTERCan you ever have enough Monster Jam in your life? If you are an adrenaline junky who likes to live vicariously through the energy of Monster Truck drivers as they skillfully generate up to 1,500 supercharged horsepower in their 12,000 lb. vehicles measuring 10.5 feet tall, 12.5 feet wide and 17 feet in length, then this is the event for you! Monster Jam is jam-packed with action, including a exhilarating race and freestyle competitions, a thrilling skills challenge, and the memorable donut competition. Get up-close-and-personal with the drivers, their crews and the monster trucks themselves at the “Pit Party.” Additional admission tickets to Pit Party are available for purchase. Get all info and buy your tickets in advance at MonsterJam.com.
FROZEN: THE BALLET
SATURDAY, APRIL 22 (8 pm) & SUNDAY, APRIL 23, 2023 (2 pm) PIONEER CENTER for the PERFORMING ARTSChoreographed by Alexander Van Alstyne, Frozen is the captivating story of the Snow Queen written by Hans Christian Andersen. When their kingdom becomes trapped in a perpetual winter, Alana joins forces with mountaineer Kai to find Alana’s sister, Snow Queen Ella, and break the icy spell. This classic story is filled with captivating dance, intrigue, and is fun for the entire family. Jason Altieri will be conducting the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra as they perform this exciting score live at the Pioneer Center. Outstanding guest principal dancers from throughout the country will perform with the large, local cast from A.V.A. Ballet Theatre. For tickets sales online, please visit PioneerCenter.com.
RENO JAZZ FESTIVAL
THURSDAY, APRIL 27 – SATURDAY, APRIL 29, 2023
UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENOThe beloved Reno Jazz Festival makes its return to University of Nevada Reno’s School of the Arts, bringing with it seven phenomenal events within the span of three days. Whether you’re a life-time jazz fanatic or just discovering the many layers within the jazz genre, the Reno Jazz Festival welcomes all wanting to take their appreciation of jazz to the next level. Here is a quick glance of this year’s events:
Joel Ross + Manzanita Quintet. “Joel is not only one of the preeminent instrumentalists of this era, but he is one of the greatest musical visionaries of his generation.” —Blue Note Records Marquis Hill- New Gospel Revisited. Hill commands a nimble technique, a fluid way of improvising and a pervasively lyrical manner. Unlike many young trumpeters, he doesn’t oversell his statements, instead moderating volume and emphasizing beauty of sound.” —Chicago Tribune Julian Tanaka – Festival Composer. “Tanaka plays with colors and sonorities with all the enthusiasm of a kid in a candy store. He writes saxophone solos that sound straight out of Ralph Vaughan Williams’s Sixth Symphony.” —Fanfare Workshops + Daytime Concerts. Participants and attendees have access to two full days of daytime concerts and jazz workshops, covering a range of topics presented by accomplished jazz musicians and artist educators from around the nation. Jam Sessions. Festival participants will have the chance to collaborate and improvise alongside peers and in a separate jam session.
VIRGINIA CITY GRAND PRIX
SATURDAY, APRIL 29 – SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2023
VIRGINIA CITY, NVFirst run in 1971, the Virginia City Grand Prix has established itself as one of the most unique off-road motorcycle races of its kind. It combines a challenging race experience with the energy and charm of an authentic “old west” mining town that is designated as a National Historic Landmark. Join thousands of spectators as nearly 1,000 racers compete in 35 different classes at one of the largest and most competitive off-road motorcycle races in the west. Races begin on C Street so onlookers can get an up-close and personal view of this high-speed race before riders zip to the off-road portions of the race. Admission to attend VC Grand Prix is free. For more information about this historic event, visit VCGP.com.
Have you had enough? Mother Nature says “NO, YOU HAVE NOT!!” It’s possible we are headed for the snowiest winter in recorded history. We have already seen over 56 feet fall in the Sierras with no end in sight. Over the last 77 years, the most snow to have dumped was 67.7 feet back in 1951-1952. Will we break the record in the coming weeks?? The bigger question is, “Can you find a parking spot at Palisades Tahoe so you can ride the fresh pow?” Should you decide to head up the mountain, here are the current conditions and trail reports for your favorite resorts… Enjoy!
NOT ON THE BUSY PART OF CALIFORNIA AVE!! YOU’RE OLD SOUTHWEST, IDLEWILD DISTRICT HOME CLOSE TO THE TRUCKEE RIVER AWAITS YOU! If you have dreamed of living in Old Southwest Reno, just a few blocks from the Truckee River and Crissie Caughlin Park, 2035 California Ave is a beautifully upgraded ranch style, brick home that is ready for her new owner. Located in one of Reno’s more mature, established neighborhoods, where neighbors out for a walk actually greet you with a smile and “hello!” this charming home features 3 beds/2.5/baths/2-car garage on 1/4 acre property with a tasteful, variety of landscape and hardscape. Put up your feet while soaking up the sun and taking in the snowy Sierra mountain view on this inviting front porch. The home features rainforest marble kitchen counters, solid cherry cabinets, stainless appliances, a 50-year roof, and updated bathrooms… the list goes on and on… Email, or text/call me at 775-233-0682 if you or somebody you know is interested! Denise Hallerbach, Broker/Owner, Intero Reno (B.1001182.CORP).
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COMING SOON… THE “APRIL 2023 RENO-SPARKS MARKET REPORT”
After several months of downturn, the national real estate market is showing signs of recovery as demand rises. But how is the real estate market in Reno-Sparks hanging in compared the rest of the US? March stats will be coming out soon and our upcoming market report will be available just after April 10 at DeniseHallerbach.com.
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