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Peter & The Starcatcher at The Reno Little Theater: A review

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The Starcatcher is an adventurous tale of good versus evil. It has heroes, villains, and it tells the backstory for the characters of Peter Pan. Part comedy, part drama, part musical, the kiddos will love it. The story is based the children’s novel, Peter and The Starcatchers, by Dave Barry …

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Dangerous heat!

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It’s the time of year that anyone who has lived in Reno for more than a year knows all too well – we typically have at least a week-long stretch of 100-degree heat, and no, “dry heat” does not make it any less sweltering, people! Temperatures this high can be …

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Discover Your Nevada – the weird, wild, beautiful

Credit: Sydney Martinez / TravelNevada

Summer is road-trip season, and the state’s tourism agency, TravelNevada, has put together six routes in Nevada to help Nevadans get to know their own state.  Did you know: The nationwide average for in-state travel (meaning residents traveling within their state) is roughly 51 percent. In Nevada, it’s closer to …

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Hard Sci-Fi = Great Summer Reading

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You know something that makes summer vacation so great? Well, besides the lake and hiking and all of that. You guessed it: reading a good book. But while school is out, it doesn’t mean we (and our kids) can’t have fun while our brains are growing. Hard sci-fi is a …

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Being Fatherless on Father’s Day

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‘He would have loved this’ –  Words that cross my mind once every few days when I come across something my father would have enjoyed – a walk in the park, a nice garden, a loyal dog, good food, anything silly my daughter says or does… and the list goes …

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