Spirit of Artown
HEARTS OF LIGHT: Large-scale color photographs are on display in Hearts of Light: Impressions of Lake Tahoe. Closes Nov. 25. Nevada Museum of Art at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S. Virginia St., 329-3333.
HOMELESS: Les Linaman’s portraits of the homeless are display in People on the Edge, One Step Away: The Faces of Homelessness. Closes Nov. 28. VSA arts of Nevada, 135 N. Sierra St., 826-6100.
LAURITZEN + 3: Works by photographer Erik Lauritzen and his students, Ethnea Mousset-Jones, Tamara Soong and Rhonda Wilson, are on display in Lauritzen + 3. Closes Nov. 30. Gallery Cui-ui, 11 N. Sierra St., Suite 107, 786-1111.
GREAT BASIN: Artwork is on display as part of the Great Basin Points of View celebration. Closes Nov. 30. Wilbur D. May Museum, Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, 1502 Washington St., 785-5961.
BEADS OF FAITH: Beads of Faith: The Rosary Re/Interpreted will feature traditional rosaries juxtaposed with contemporary art and will open with a reception, 6pm Nov. 16. Sheppard Fine Arts Gallery, Church Fine Arts Complex, University of Nevada, Reno, 784-6658.
MORE BEADS: Gallery Cui-ui’s 2nd Annual Bead Art Show will open Dec. 1; a reception will be held, noon Dec. 8. 11 N. Sierra St., Suite 107, 786-1111.
PICASSO: Picasso: 25 Years of Edition Ceramics will open with a reception, noon Dec. 1. Closes March 25. Nevada Museum of Art at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S. Virginia St., 329-3333.
HOLIDAY HOOPLA: A collection of artwork titled Holiday Hoopla will open with a reception, 5pm Dec. 6. Closes Dec. 28. VSA arts of Nevada, 135 N. Sierra St., Suite C, 826-6100.
MARC KATANO: The works of Marc Katano will be on display; opens with a reception Dec. 6. Closes Dec. 31. Stremmel Gallery, 1400 S. Virginia St., 786-0558.
MICHAEL BOLTON: Michael Bolton will perform with the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra, 9pm Nov. 17. $46-$76. City Center Pavilion, Silver Legacy, 407 N. Virginia St., (800) 687-8733.
ALBORADA: Alborada: The Batista Family Andean Show will perform, 7:30pm Nov. 20. $26, $21 seniors, students. Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S. Virginia St., 787-8497.
ASIAN CONCERT: Attend the Sing Tao Asian Concert, 8pm Nov. 24. $20. Grande Exposition Hall, Silver Legacy, 407 N. Virginia St., 329-4777.
SYMPHONY: The University of Nevada, Reno, orchestra will perform Celebration of the Symphony, 8pm Nov. 29. Free. Nightingale Concert Hall, Church Fine Arts Complex, UNR, 784-1985.
SPIRIT OF THE SEASON: The Reno Philharmonic will perform its Spirit of the Season concert, 7:30pm Dec. 1. $10-$25. Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S. Virginia St., 323-6393.
JAZZ: The University of Nevada, Reno, Jazz Studies Program will present Cold Nights, Hot Jazz, 7pm Dec. 3-4. Free. Jot Travis Student Union, UNR, 784-6145.
MASTER CHORALE: The Sierra Nevada Master Chorale will perform its winter concert, 7:30pm Dec. 6. $20-$40. Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S. Virginia St., 333-9224.
SHANTI SHANTI: Shanti Shanti will perform New Age Sanskrit music, 8pm Dec. 15. Free. Esoteric Coffeehouse & Gallery, 135 N. Sierra St., 322-8999.
CONCERTS IN THE GALLERY: Musicians will perform as part of the Concerts in the Gallery series, noon Fridays. Free, lunch available. Riverside Artist Lofts, 17 S. Virginia St., 329-2787.
ORGANISTS: Organists will play as part of the Pipes and Praises series, noon Fridays. Free. Trinity Episcopal, 200 Island Ave., 747-5540.
MORE JAZZ: The Brian Landrus Quartet will perform Straight Ahead Jazz, 9pm Wednesdays. $4. Esoteric Coffeehouse & Gallery, 135 N. Sierra St., 322-8999.
WALKING TOURS: The Historic Reno Preservation Society is sponsoring walking tours of downtown Reno, 11am Nov. 17, 24; Dec. 1, 8, 15. Meet at the National Automobile Museum parking lot, 10 S. Lake St. Call Leanne, 322-1638.
RINK ON THE RIVER: The city of Reno’s Rink on the River will open, 11am Nov. 23. $5 adults, $3 seniors (55 and over), youth (3-12 years old), $2 skate rental. Call 334-2266.
RENO’S RIVER HOLIDAY: Kick off the season with a tree decorating and lighting, an ice carving competition, a motorcycle toy run and caroling by the river, 10am Dec. 1 at the Rink on the River. Call 334-2266.
BOOK FESTIVAL: The 17th annual Winter Book Festival will be held, 5pm Dec. 6. Free. Nevada Museum of Art at the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S. Virginia St., 329-3333.
CHANUKAH: Chabad of Northern Nevada and the Atlantis Casino-Resort will present Chanukah: Festival of Lights Menorah Lighting Celebration, 2pm Dec. 9 at the West Street Plaza next to Java Jungle. Call 825-8928.
JAZZ & POETRY: Jazz and poetry nights will be held, 8pm Mondays. Free. Esoteric Coffeehouse & Gallery, 135 N. Sierra St., 322-8999.
SISTER MARY IGNATIUS: Brüka Theatre will present Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You, along with The Actor’s Nightmare, 8pm Nov. 16-17, 23-24, 28-30; Dec. 1, 6-8, 13-15; 2pm Dec. 9. $12 advance, $10 advance students, $15 door. 99 N. Virginia St., 323-3221.
FOOTLOOSE: JAM Theatricals will present Footloose as part of the Broadway Comes to Reno series, 8pm Nov. 23-24; 2pm Nov. 24-25; 7pm Nov. 25. $35-$70. Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S. Virginia St., 686-6600.
TINY TIM: The Nevada Shakespeare Festival will present Tiny Tim: A Christmas Carol Revisited, 7pm Nov. 30-Dec 1; 2pm Dec. 2. $10, $5 children under 12. McKinley Arts and Culture Center, 925 Riverside Drive, 324-4198.
IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: The Riverfront Theatre will present It’s a Wonderful Life, 8pm Dec. 1, 6-8, 13-15; 2pm Dec. 9, 16. $15-$20. Riverfront Theatre, Club Cal-Neva Virginian, 140 N. Virginia St., 323-7469.
RAGTIME: JAM Theatricals will present Ragtime as part of the Broadway Comes to Reno series, 8pm Dec. 7-9; 2pm Dec. 8-9; 7pm Dec. 9. $35-$70. Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S. Virginia St., 686-6600.
NUTCRACKER: Nevada Festival Ballet and Nevada Ballet Theatre will present The Nutcracker, 8pm Dec. 14; 2pm, 8pm Dec. 15; 1pm, 5pm Dec. 16. $15-$55. Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts, 100 S. Virginia St., 785-7915.