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Nevada Museum of Art: Zhi Lin Honors Chinese Railroad Workers

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the completion of the First Transcontinental Railroad, the Nevada Museum of Art is featuring an exhibit by artist Zhi Lin highlighting through a variety of mediums the sacrifice and grit thousands of Chinese workers endured to build it.

The Stars | October 10 – November 12, 2019

The month of October comes with the rare chance to see five planets all at once in the night sky.

Reno Pop Culture Con

Nov. 8 to 10, Reno-Sparks Convention Center

Pure Imagination … Tahoe Chocolate & Wine Festival

The Tahoe Chocolate & Wine Festival returns Nov. 2 for an evening of decadent indulgence with proceeds benefiting Sierra Community House.

Ben Morrison: California Dreamin’

The motto of this band seems to be: “We’re not here for a long time, but we’re here for a good time.” It’s a rollicking good time with Ben Morrison and the Full Bladder Boys.

The Soulful Saxophone

Here at Moonshine Ink, we love music. Karl Denson, a local favorite who has played with The Stones, recently shared with us his philosophy on saxophone tones and life. And how “freaking amazing” it is to play with Mick and the gang.

The Stars | September 11 – October 9, 2019

The autumnal equinox is the day the Sun occupies zero degrees Libra, the sign of the celestial scales. As day and night embrace equilibrium, the planetary aspects are numerous and tense.

Western Troubadour, Dave Manning

Dave Manning lives in a 1965 Volkswagen bus and plays music to sustain his life on the road. He’s played throughout the West — even at Folsom Prison — and will return to Cottonwood Restaurant in October for a night of soulful ballads and groovy tunes.

The Wailers: Philosophy of Love and Freedom

The legendary Wailers, to Moonshine Ink's surprise and delight, recently blessed our Tiny Porch project with an acoustic set. In a special recording session held on the roof of Crystal Bay Casino's parking garage, they sang renowned songs, "Wake Up and Live" and "Redemption Song." Rest assured, the Jamaican rebel spirit lives on.

The Stars | August 9 – September 11, 2019

The Summer Triangle is at its most prominent during the season from which it gets its name.