Issue: April 19, 2012
Kurt Vonnegut at a 1970 Earth Day rally: "So the war will go on.
Meanwhile, we go up and down Fifth Avenue picking up trash."
This week in the Reno News and Review we look back at the first Earth
Day and the now-forgotten efforts to tie environmentalism in with
other concerns. In Green, Ashley Hennefer takes a look at the
efforts of a scion of an old Nevada family trying to break into the
There's a double dose of both our Arts and Culture feature and of
MusicBeat. In A&C, Ben Garrido, recently returned to the U.S.,
writes his impressions of recession-ridden Reno and I give you a look
at Reno ties to the Titanic sinking. In MusicBeat there's
information on Record Store Day and a look at the band Harvest and
the Hunt. Bob Grimm reviews The Cabin in the Woods, a long-delayed
horror movie. In 15 Minutes, Brian Burghart interviews local sports
and wildlife icon Chris Healy. In news, James DeHaven profiles the
county commission campaign of veteran lobbyist Marsha Berkbigler.
Thanks for reading us. If not for you, we'd have been run to earth long ago.
Reno News & Review