The Reno Chalk Art & Music Festival


This two day Artown event, hosted by the Atlantis Resort Casino, attracts chalk artists of all levels of experience. This is just a sampling of the art being created for this years competition. Artists have until Sunday morning to complete their masterpieces and then the public will have a chance to vote for their favorite Continue reading The Reno Chalk Art & Music Festival

Activities on and around the river…


Even though the weather was atrocious today, cold and rainy with the occasional snow shower, there were a lot of people out enjoying the fresh air. The following are a few of the images I shot while on my own fresh air walk. From a bicycle gang (yes, a gang from Gilroy, CA wearing their gang vests riding their low-rider bicycles), to a group walking their dogs along the river, to fishermen and their prize catch, to the ever present kayaker Continue reading Activities on and around the river…

The wayward Piano Man…


Someone placed a piano in the middle of the park along the river. Probably didn’t want to deal with the cost of having it taken to the landfill. This guy decided he would sit down and show us his musical talent. He sat on the concrete wall, talking to his imaginary audience, and at times banged on the keyboard, pretending to play, what he thought, was his version of beautiful music? Well, not exactly beautiful… Continue reading The wayward Piano Man…

Help needed for entertainment workers…


There was an event livestreamed from the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts where various artist performed to an empty audience to highlight the devastation Reno’s entertainment workers are feeling financially from the pandemic and the need for help. Members of the Sierra Nevada Ballet and singer songwriter Eric Henry Andersen performed to empty tables on the plaza. Continue reading Help needed for entertainment workers…