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HOME MEANS NEVADA 1986: HISTORIC RADIO SERIES

Through the magic of digitization, you can “tune in” to the Home Means Nevada 1986: Folklife in the Silver State historic radio series, a thirteen-program radio documentary on Nevada’s multi-faceted folk culture originally recorded on location in 1986 by folklorist Blanton Owen. In celebration of Nevada’s Sesquicentennial, and in partnership with NV150, a new show will be featured on the Nevada Arts Council website each week leading up to Nevada Day

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Now playing:
  • Randy Stowell, Rawhide Braiding – Buckaroo Randy Stowell, who ranched in Currie and Rowlan, recounts the processes of working with rawhide to create ropes and horse tack.
  • Tom Martinet, The Language of Gaming - Tom Martinet, a box man at the Horseshoe in Las Vegas, describes the language and customs of the craps table. 
  • Martha Dick, Shoshone Cradleboards – Martha Dick and her son Richard, from the Duck Valley Reservation, explain the complex processes required to make traditional Shoshone baby baskets, or cradleboards. 
  • Bernardo Yanci, Basque Music –Elko resident Bernardo Yanci moved from the Basque Country of Spain in the 1950s. Here he talks about and plays Basque music on the accordion.

DEADLINE EXTENSION: ARTISTS IN SCHOOLS + COMMUNITIES ROSTER

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Professional artists in all disciplines are invited to apply to NAC's new 2015 - 2018 Artists in Schools + Communities Roster. An online resource for schools, organizations and communities seeking to engage teaching artists, the roster will offer two tracks - an Education Track for arts-based learning experiences in pre-K-12 settings, and a Community Track for arts-based learning experiences in community settings

Artists may apply in one or both tracks. Application is not limited to Nevada artists. Applications and support material from artists and ensembles, including those in the folk and traditional arts, will be accepted through September 30, 2014 via Grants Online™. Roster applications will be reviewed by a panel of specialists in the early fall. Please contact 775.687.6680 or  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

OXS GALLERY FEATURES BLACK ROCK PRESS BROADSIDES

NTI-Traveling Exhibition, Words + Images: Broadsides from the Black Rock Press features 34 illustrated and non-illustrated broadsides produced at the University of Nevada, Reno’s Black Rock Press using the letterpress process with handset type and relief plates.

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The framed works include poetry and prose by noted writers such as Allen Ginsberg, Hayden Carruth and Gretel Ehrlich, and national poets laureate Robert Pinsky and Billy Collins. The exhibit runs September 8 through October 31.  OXS Gallery is located at 716 N. Carson St., Carson City and is open Mon.–Fri., 8am – 5pm

ARTISTS FEATURED IN NEW TRAVELING EXHIBITS

The Nevada Touring Initiative (NTI) Traveling Exhibition Program delivers high quality visual arts exhibits to Nevada communities for an affordable fee. Two newly curated exhibits will be touring the state starting this fall.

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PANORAMA: Selections from the Nevada Arts Council’s Artist Fellowship Program is the third in a series of traveling exhibits showcasing the recipients of NAC Artist Fellowships in the visual arts. The twelve artists featured in PANORAMA have demonstrated mastery of process and medium in producing a significant body of work.
  
Co-curators Jim McCormick and Fred Reid designed A Brushwork Roundup: Western Paintings and Drawings by Craig Sheppard as an exhibit that focuses on Sheppard’s abiding fascination with horses. Viewers can expect to be challenged by Sheppard’s variations on the theme of horse and rider.

INTRODUCING THE 2015 ARTIST FELLOWS

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Meet the six Nevada artists that received FY15 Artist Fellowships for artistic accomplishment and exploration in the literary, performing and visual arts: Jared Stanley, Reno, poetry; Laura Wetherington, Reno, poetry; Chariell Smith, Reno, music performance/singer, songwriter, rapper; Shana Tucker, Las Vegas, music performance/cellist, vocalist; Sarah Lillegard, Reno, mixed media; and Pasha Rafat, Las Vegas, sculpture.

NAC AWARDS $609,623 TO SUPPORT FY15 ARTS PROGRAMS

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The Nevada Arts Council has awarded 120 grants (for a total of $609,623) to arts institutions, nonprofit organizations and public institutions for programs and projects in FY2015 through its Arts Learning and Grants Programs. Grant review panels convened in public meetings to evaluate grant applications and recommend funding amounts for the NAC Board to consider at its May 14 meeting in Carson City. Included are 42 arts organizations receiving funding in the second year of their two-year Partnership in Excellence Grants.

JOIN THE ARTS EDUCATION ADVOCACY AUTO CLUB TODAY!

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Drive the message home – that it’s not an education without the arts! For each “Rich in Art” license plate issued, $15 of the initial fee and $10 of the renewal fees goes directly to support arts education activities of the Nevada Arts Council and VSA arts of Nevada, a statewide nonprofit organization. This is a simple and inexpensive way to promote your support for arts education, and a great gift for any season!

 

The Nevada Arts Council (NAC) is the agency charged with ensuring that state and national funds support cultural activity and encourage participation in the arts throughout Nevada.

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