Daily picks

What to do day by day during July’s Artown.

July 1: Opening night includes face painting in the Freight House District, parading with MarchFourth Marching Band and then Miami-based Tiempo Libre at Wingfield Park. 4-10 p.m. Free.

July 2: Hamlet. Good Luck Macbeth presents William Shakespeare’s tragedy. Runs every Friday and Saturday in July at 7:30 p.m. Sunday matinee at 3:30 p.m. Laxalt Auditorium, 401 W. Second St. $10-$15. For tickets, call 322-3716.

July 3: A Celtic Summer’s Eve. Reno Irish Dance Company’s performance of Celtic song, dance and music. 7:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m. Wingfield Park. Suggested donation of $10 per family, $5 per adult, $3 per child.

July 4: Patriotic American Fourth Concert: A Family Affair. MasterWorks Chorale presents patriotic and American folk music from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Wingfield Park. Free.

July 5. Hudson Vagabond Puppets’ Mammoth Follies. The larger-than-life puppets are prehistoric creatures exploring evolution in this performance. 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Wingfield Park. Free.

July 6. Discover Latin Dancing. Learn basic steps in meringue, salsa and swing from Lets Dance Company from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at McKinley Arts & Culture Center. Free.

July 7. Moshav. The Israeli rock band performs as part of the World Music Series. 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Wingfield Park. Free.

July 8. American Dream. Transition Reno, Brüka Theatre and Wing and a Prayer Dance Company present Diane Rugg’s American Dream dance production and fictional monologues portraying visions of Reno 20 years from now. 8 p.m. Wingfield Park. Free. 323-3221.

July 9. Carnival Extravaganza! A Bohemian Vaudeville Experience. Burlesque, hoopers, trapeze artists, acrobats, musicians, belly dancers and more from 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at The Great Escape, 1575 S. Virginia St. Mature audiences. $15-$20. For tickets, call 225-2629.

July 10. Art in the Garden. The ninth annual event includes a wide range of artworks from local artists sold in a garden setting from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 1280 Monroe St.. Portion of proceeds benefits the Friends of Washoe Library. Free entrance.

July 11. Opera in Blue Jeans. Unwind with staged vignettes from operas, operettas and Broadway musicals featuring the Nevada Opera and Nevada Opera Youth Chorus. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Wingfield Park. Free.

July 12. Reno Jazz Orchestra celebrates Louis Armstrong with trumpeter and vocalist Byron Stripling. 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Robert Z. Hawkins Amphitheater, 6000 Bartley Ranch Road. Free.

July 13. Brassakwards. Sweet Vibrations with Larry and Julie Machado performing. 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. First United Methodist Church, 209 W. First St. Donation.

July 14. Johnson Jeffries Centennial Celebration. Celebrate the legacy of Jack Johnson, the first African-American heavyweight champion of the world with this ongoing exhibit of photos and memorabilia from the July 4, 1910, fight. Bethel African-American Cultural Center, 220 Bell St. Free.

July 15. Black Rock Dance Company performs “Love, Life, Dance,” blends classical modern dance and contemporary jazz movement as part of the Dancing in the Park series. 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wingfield Park. Free.

July 16. Ten on 4th. Players from local theater companies present 10-minute plays from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Studio on 4th, 432 E. Fourth St. $5 donation.

July 17. Localmotive. Young local artists, musicians and attendees converge for a night of improvisation, performance and a bike-powered projection of a silent film. From 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at West St. Market, 134 West St. Free.

July 18. Dog Sees God. The cast of Peanuts comic strip, 10 years later, as you’ve never seen them. Mature audiences. 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Brüka Theatre, 99 N. Virginia St. $16-$25. For tickets, call 323-3221. Also runs every Thursday to Saturday through July 20 with a 2 p.m. matinee July 18.

July 19. The Jungle Book. TheatreWorks of Northern Nevada presents this play, based on the stories by Rudyard Kipling, as part of the Artown Family Series. 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wingfield Park. Free.

July 20. Victor Villadangos. The classical guitarist from Argentina performs from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 200 Island Ave. Free.

July 21. Parno Graszt. The Hungarian gypsy band performs as part of the World Music series. 7:30 p.m. to 9: 30 p.m. Wingfield Park. Free.

July 22. Oh, the Places You Will Go. InnerRhythms Dance Theatre’s take on the Dr. Seuss classic, featuring stance styles ranging from lyrical to hip hop as part of the Dancing in the Dark series. 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Wingfield Park. Free.

July 23. Coeur d’Alene Art Auction Preview. The 24th annual auction specializes in western, sporting and wildlife art. More than 700 dealers, museum directors and private collectors nationwide are expected to attend on July 24. From 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. $60. Silver Legacy Resort Casino, 407 N. Virginia St. For tickets, call 786-1700.

July 24. Compression! This celebration of fire and performance art ranges from belly dancing to percussive propane cannons. 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. City Plaza, corner of First and Virginia streets. Free.

July 25. Andocles and the Lion. Reno Little Theater presents this family friendly Aesop’s fable with a twist. 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Downtown Reno Library, 301 S. Center St. Free.

July 26. Tweaksters. Performing artists blend ballet, juggling, acrobatics and choreography with odd objects, like ping pongs and flower pots. Part of the Family Series. 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wingfield Park, Free.

July 27. TOCCATA Takes the 5th. For its fifth anniversary, the Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and the Tahoe Chorus perform Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony and Mozart’s Fifth Violin Concerto in A major KV. 219 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Trinity Episcopal Church, 200 Island Ave. $5-$35. For tickets, call 313-9697.

July 28. Kailash Kher. The Indian pop singer and Bollywood celebrity performs as part of the World Music Series. 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wingfield Park. Free.

July 29. Improv: The Musical. An original production by local comedic troupe The Utility Players. 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sienna Ballroom, 1 S. Lake St. Recommended 15 ages and up. $5-$10. For tickets, call (513) 604-7690.

July 30. On the Waterfront. Watch Marlon Brando at his best in this 1954 Academy Award-winner, viewed on the grass and under the stars at Wingfield Park. 9 p.m. to 11:15 p.m. Free.

July 31. Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe. The funk/R&B/hip-hop band closes Artown from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Wingfield Park. Free.