Arts Council


Arts Council has a Virtual Gallery

By The Publisher | March 16, 2020 |

Churchill Arts Council Adds Permanent Collection to Website by Michon Mackedon —  Did you know that you can virtually view the permanent collection of art objects housed in the Oats Park Art Center? It’s like scrolling through an art appreciation course online.  And, it’s free. In 2018, Valerie Serpa, Director of the Churchill Arts Council,…

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Sarah Borges Sounds Gorgeous

By The Publisher | January 30, 2020 |

by Trevor Schoefer, Greenwave Flash Editor On Saturday, January 25th, I had the opportunity to meet Sarah Borges and the Broken Singles. The band consists of guitarist and lead singer Sarah Borges, Alex on the guitar, Binky on the bass, and drummer Nate. The group traveled all the way from Boston to the Churchill Arts…

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Author Reading at the Art Center

By Editor | November 26, 2019 |

by Rachel Dahl — Claire Vaye Watkins, a Nevada author, read from her short story collection Battleborn recently at a Churchill Arts Council author event. Watkins was introduced by Gailmarie Pahmeier, a professor at UNR and a member of the Nevada Writer’s Hall of Fame. “One of my favorite blurbs from the back of Gold…

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Selwyn Birchwood, Bringing Blues Back

By The Publisher | November 19, 2019 |

by Trevor Schoefer — Selwyn Birchwood Band is a blues band consisting of Regi Oliver on the baritone saxophone, Huff Wright on the bass, Courtney “Big Love” Girlie on the drums, and of course, the man himself Selwyn Birchwood performing guitar and vocals. The Churchill Arts Council hosted the band at Oats Park last Saturday,…

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Arts Council Concert Saturday Night

By Editor | April 12, 2019 |

Sō Percussion has redefined the scope and vital role of the modern percussion ensemble with innovative multi-genre original productions, sensational interpretations of modern classics, and an “exhilarating blend of precision and anarchy, rigor and bedlam,” (The New Yorker). Sō’s repertoire ranges from “classics” of the 20th century, by John Cage, Steve Reich, and Iannis Xenakis…

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Author Event Saturday — Don’t Skip Out on Me

By The Publisher | March 22, 2019 |

by Carol Lloyd — Determined to prove his worth, a half-Paiute, half-Irish ranch hand from Tonopah who was abandoned by his parents, leaves his aging guardians to become a champion boxer before matches organized in Mexico and Las Vegas lead to his realization that he cannot change his identity or outrun his destiny. Vlautin’s writings…

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Champions for the Arts Advocacy Day

By The Publisher | March 15, 2019 |

The Cultural Alliance Nevada hosts “Champions for the Arts” Advocacy day in Carson City today at the Nevda State Legislature. Artists, Arts Educators, Art Students, Arts Organizations from around the state will come together to participate in Arts Advocacy activities and meet their legislators. According to the organization, Nevada is home to 4,942 arts-related businesses…

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Day of the Dead Meets “An Evening With the Arts”

By The Publisher | March 10, 2019 |

By Leanna Lehman —  The Churchill Arts Council held its 33rd annual fundraising dinner and silent auction Saturday, March 2nd at the Fallon Convention Center honoring Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, bringing a splash of color and culture to the annual event. The CAC has dedicated the last 33 years not…

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Tourism Authority Grants $47,000 to Local Organizations

By The Publisher | January 28, 2019 |

By Rachel Dahl —  The Fallon Convention and Tourism Authority Board met January 15, 2019 in their regularly scheduled meeting and reviewed several grant applications from local organizations. Board members Kelly Frost and Jay Bhakta granted a total of $47,000 to six local community groups in support of events those groups host in Fallon that…

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