Power of the Purse

The not-to-be-missed holiday shopping event in Norther Nevada. It is a night filled with designer purse raffles, socializing, and about 70 booths so you can get a head start on your holiday shopping.

Holland Project presents: Jennifer Charboneau – “MINDSCAPES”

go to link “Mindscapes” is a go to site  collection of new paintings celebrating ten years as an artist on roads less traveled. 
The landscapes will entice you to get lost within your own Epic… The philosophies will echo lessons from nature’s silence… 

Arts For All Nevada presents: Lake Mansion Jingles Family Art Festival

Families with children who have special needs are invited to attend starting at 10 AM.

-Eight creative  where can i buy topamax online art stations for kids to make and take art home

-Free book for each child

Tours of the historic Lake Mansion

Face/hand painting

Santa will be here to ask all of your gift wishes and for holiday photos (bring your phone/camera)!

Patty Cafferata, historian and author, will be available to answer questions and to sign her many historical building books including Lake Mansion: Home to Reno’s Founding Families and Christmas in Nevada.

Bruka Theatre presents: THE UNLEASHED HEARTS – STAGE READING

What happens when a retired lawyer who runs a decrepit gas station bypassed by a modern highway finds that he’s running out of time to find a home for his beloved dog Guilford before he (the lawyer, not Guilford) dies of pancreatic cancer? The family who had promised to take Guilford in has just reneged, man and dog are alone, and all seems lost. It is at just this moment that a young prostitute (Ella Rae) who has taken the wrong road and run out of gas stumbles upon the pair.

Bruka Theatre presents: WE ALWAYS CALL THEIR NAMES – STAGE READING

It all began with immigrant women and Girls. The item was known as “The Shirtwaist” –  Shirts for women worn separately – just like Men. A new dawn of independence that first manifested in cloth. Remnants of which would later ignite a fire consuming the very people who ignited a movement. The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory was the biggest garment factory in New York from which The Women’s Garment Union Strike started and spread like ‘fire’ through the city deemed “the uprising of the 20,000” eventually leading to the tragedy of the 146 woman on March 25, 1911.

Bruka Theatre presents: KILLARNEY SABBATICAL – STAGE READING

Killarney Sabbatical is the funny and heart-rending story of Charlie Byrne.  She has returned to Killarney, Ireland to face her daughter, Maggie – who she left behind as an infant, and to write a book as she has just earned tenure at a Catholic University in the U.S.  She attempts to rekindle a relationship with her daughter’s father, Irish poet, and storyteller – Jamie Moran, who alternately provides gentle humor, romance and anguish for both as their romance collides with her rigidly quiet, scholarly life.

Bruka Theatre presents: SUPERVENTION SUMU’YU – STAGE READING

Easy talk becomes criminal action when a group of concerned Natives kidnaps a fellow Native business owner in the hopes of bettering their community. Out in the desert, held up in a desolate cabin they attempt their best to just make things better, ya know? EDM, bone fracturing, and the worst kind of powdered drink mix follow in this latest Rough Talk Sweethearts production.

Bruk Theatre presents: SQUEEGEE MAN & A KILLING IN HUIPILES – STAGED READING

SQUEEGEE MAN SYNOPSIS:

On a busy street corner in Manhattan’s glitzy Soho, a visiting fat cat gets a Christmas surprise from a lowly squeegee man in this wry, humorous tale of asymmetrical urban warfare.

KILLING IN HUIPILES SYNOPSIS:

Enjoy fine dining?  Why not try someone else’s culture?  A successful businessman recounts his start in the import-export trade in 1980’s war torn Guatemala.  Well, as the Baron said: “No better time for a profit than when blood is running in the streets.”  Yes, but it’s the Count who sleeps away the day, in a sealed compartment aboard a steamer, in his native soil.

Bruka Theatre presents: THE HMS EUTHANASIA – STAGE READING

A musical presentation about terminally ill passengers upon a final, gravely sunset cruise.

Bruka Theatre presents: SLANTED – STAGE READING

A story of love, loss, and the trials of life through the eyes of four people too entangled with each other to see clearly. David, a young college student, meets with his adopted sibling Eleanor. They struggle with a severe attachment to one another that wears on both their mental stability.