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Nightlife Entertainment Lineup for June

June is getting hot and the nightlife is getting hotter. Check out these parties going off in June:

June 8

RISE: Reno Toga Party – This event Benefits Big Brother, Big Sister Charities!

June 14

EDGE: Return of the Ripper, DJ Jessica the Ripper returns to Reno and EDGE

RISE: Burner Appreciation Night – Gearing up for Burning Man. $100 to best burner costume

June 15

EDGE: Models & Bottles LIT – Models compete for cash prize and photo shoot, modeling LED clothing. Well Groomed spins with Chris English

BUBINGA: Hip Hop Hooray – EJ Luera’s Old School Birthday Bash.

June 21

EDGE: Summer kick-off Ladies Night with DJ ERock. First 25 ladies receive a gift bag valued at over $100. Special braid bar, nail art and makeup artist on hand. Fashion show featuring Ali Strange Bikinis.

June 22

EDGE: ENFERNO brings his live remix project to EDGE. Incredible concert/DJ experience!

June 29

BUBINGA: Boots, Chaps ‘n’ Cowboy Hats – $200 cash to Best Dressed Cowgirl!

Exhibits to Visit – June

Nevada Museum of Art

A Real Van Gogh?
An Unsolved Art World Mystery

April 13, 2013 – August 25, 2013

In 1948, William Goetz, the famed Hollywood producer, head of Universal Pictures, and legendary art collector, purchased a painting attributed to Vincent Van Gogh for $50,000. Although it was acquired from a reputable art dealer and deemed genuine by a prominent Van Gogh expert at the time, debate about the painting’s authenticity ignited an art world controversy that impacted U.S. foreign affairs. More…

Jacob Hashimoto
Here in Sleep, a World, Muted to a Whisper

November 16, 2010 – June 16, 2013

In anticipation of the Museum’s 80th Anniversary in 2011, contemporary artist Jacob Hashimoto was commissioned to create a large-scale, site-specific artwork to hang in the Donald W. Reynolds Grand Hall. Hashimoto’s sculpture—fabricated from thousands of small “kites”—is made from bamboo-stiffened rice papers not unlike those used for centuries to make traditional Japanese kites.

The Discovery

Learn about the Truckee River and get a little wet!

Ongoing Exhibit

Gently flowing beneath Cloud Climber, Truckee Connects meanders through as a working representation of the Truckee River watershed from the chilly depths of Lake Tahoe to the shimmering shores of Pyramid Lake. A fun and interactive opportunity to learn about the many uses of water such as recreation, irrigation, hydroelectric power, and wildlife; Truckee Connects provides opportunities to experiment with water and explore many of its properties.

National Automobile Museum

Celebrity Autos

Ongoing Exhibit

The Museum’s amazing collection includes vehicles owned by celebrities and vehicles that are stars in their own right having appeared in feature films.

EVENTS

LucianoOnBikeSMALLBarrio Block Party at the Nevada Art Museum

A free Barrio Block Party at the Museum on Saturday, June 8, from 10 am – 4 pm to kick-off Summer and celebrate our current exhibition “Voces y Visiones.” The Museum will be open and free to all with free hands-on art projects, face-painting and live performances – including Voces artist Miguel Luciano’s “Pimp My Piragua” shave ice bike.

The Discovery After Dark

A night at the museum exclusively for 7th, 8th and 9th graders, June 14, 2013, from 6-9pm.

Green Dot Journey: Fiddling Along America’s Byways

Hang on for an American ride of adventure and freedom featuring violinist Vanessa Porter, Wednesday, July 3, 6– 8:30 p.m.

Exhibits to Visit: June

The Reno Tahoe region boasts 32 museums! Between river rafting, spa days, and nature hikes this summer, check out the featured exhibits and events at one of the awe-inspiring museums in Reno Tahoe USA.

NEVADA MUSEUM OF ART

Recycling #2, Chittagong, Bangladesh, 2001MEDEdward Burtynsky: Oil

One of the most well-known contemporary photographers in the world – Edward Burtynsky – is featured at the Nevada Museum of Art, June 9 – September 23. Burtynsky will be at the Museum for the opening of the exhibition on June 8 and giving a lecture on June 9. Such a great opportunity to get to meet with an artist and discuss his work!

Arthur and Lucia Mathews: Highlights of the California Decorative Style

Arthur and Lucia Mathews are widely acknowledged as two of California’s most prolific artists working in what is widely known as the California Decorative Style during the early twentieth century. The aesthetic they fostered incorporated classical references, idyllic landscapes and a muted tonal color palette applied to a variety of works from murals and paintings to wooden frames and decorative objects. Visit their exhibit, June 16 – October 14.

dollar nightNATIONAL AUTOMIBILE MUSEUM

$1 Night at the National Automobile Museum

On June 13th, 4 – 9pm if you bring one can of food the National Automobile Museum will admit you for $1! The food will be donated to the Food Bank of Northern Nevada. This is a great opportunity for families with multiple children and an easy affordable way to give back.

calendar_homemadepaperTHE DISCOVERY

June 9-10: Use recycled materials to make your own robot and explore simple circuitry to make parts of your robot light up!

June 16-17: Learn about all the cool things there are to do outside in the great state of Nevada and make your own journal to record your adventures.

June 20 and 23: Make your own paper by using traditional paper-making techniques and a very unique extruding process.