Teachers can register for Nevada Poetry Out Loud

Registration is under way for the Nevada’s 2018 Poetry Out Loud competition and high school teachers and students throughout the state are invited to get involved. Registration is open to all high-school aged Nevada public, private, charter, p … [Read more...]

Plan ‘C’ takes the stage for season opener

Hardcore actors will audition for just about anything, even murder! When a group of 10 actors auditioned for the opening production of the Virgin Valley Theatre Group’s 2017-18 Season opener, little did they know they were there to “Audition for Mur … [Read more...]

There is still time to discover Nature’s Wonders

The month of August has been dedicated to displaying the works of many Virgin Valley Artists who either captured or created some of ‘Natures Wonders.’ The reception to announce this month’s winners was held on Thursday, Aug. 24 at the gallery. Natur … [Read more...]

Performing for a purpose

Imani Milele is Swahili for “Always believe.” Always believe that the power of education can change just about everything. Housing, education and skill training is what the dedicated team of individuals strives to provide for roughly 3,500 at risk and … [Read more...]

Tis the Season

It’s a great season to become an artist and Bunny Wiseman just held her first Beginner’s Oil Painting Class of the year on Tuesday, Aug. 1. She had a wonderful turnout for the first class and even got a drop-in visit from a traveling family of four wh … [Read more...]

There’s a new artist in town.

The Virgin Valley Artist’s Association’s August Artist of the Month is Karen Miskimins of Sun City Mesquite. Miskimins is finding her membership with the Virgin Valley Artists to be a rewarding experience and says, “They are encouraging and ins … [Read more...]

Wonders’ captured in a variety of mediums by local artists.

Have you ever experienced a moment in nature when the beauty is so incredible that it takes your breath away? Do you wish you had captured that perfect moment? The Virgin Valley Artist’s may not have captured that moment in your life but they have c … [Read more...]

Last Chance to View “Geographical Divides” at the Mesquite Fine Arts Center

These are the last days for the community to enjoy viewing the Geographical Divides exhibit at the Mesquite Fine Arts Center. Geographical Divides examines Nevada's unique visual culture and features sixteen print-makers who were invited to join … [Read more...]

Best little theater around

One hundred ninety-nine bodies are what it takes to fill the seats in the Mesquite Community Theatre, the best little theater around and still improving. Whether one seat or all 199 are filled the Virgin Valley Theatre Group, the new MCT managing … [Read more...]

‘Battle Born’ art is a winner

The July “Battle Born-Nevada” artist’s competition and exhibit at the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery is sponsored, for the sixth year, by Barbara Ellestad, a long-time supporter of the gallery. Ellestad didn’t choose this exhibit but rather the month in w … [Read more...]