Archive for March, 2010

Soweto Gospel Choir Brings African Spirit to Reno

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Any choir that has a million and a half views on YouTube must be something special.  The Soweto Gospel Choir has that and more, and they're performing in Reno this Friday.  I decided to check them out online before seeing them in person, and they exude some pretty exciting energy.
The group's repertoire ranges from traditional [...]

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Reno Photographer Shows Homeless in a Different Light

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

I had to look twice to confirm that the frames were really backwards on the haunting, yet beautiful photographs at the Faces of St. Vincent's show in downtown Reno.  Sure enough, photographer Jeff Ross did that on purpose- to get us to think about homeless children and adults in a new way.
As a professional photographer, [...]

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Half the Sky LIVE comes to local Theater

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

You may have heard of the book Half the Sky.  It's about oppression, but it's causing a buzz around the world and has become a runaway bestseller.  The book has been featured on Oprah, CNN and Dateline.  This Thursday Reno is joining hundreds of other cities across the country with a showing of Half the [...]

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