Tickets:

All seats are reserved - $17 CAC members; $20 non-members.
Call 775.423.1440 to order tickets for individual performances.
Visa & Mastercard accepted.

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Unless otherwise noted, doors, Art Bar & galleries open at 7:00 PM
Performances begin at 8:00 PM

Directions to the Art Center

Performances

Billy Joe & The Dusty 45s

Billy Joe & The Dusty 45s
August 16, 2014

Named Best Band by Seattle Weekly readers three years in a row, they deliver rockin’ high energy music from twang country to jump blues, from surf rock to Dixieland, served up with two wailing electric guitars, slappin’ upright base and guaranteed knockdown drumming. It’s been said if there’s a saloon in hell, the band will always have a place to play. This free in-the-park concert is presented by the Mayor, City Council and City of Fallon.

More info: dusty45s.com

Dustbowl Revival

Dustbowl Revival
September 13, 2014

The nine member L.A. based Roots and Jazz collective merges old school bluegrass, gospel, pre-WWII blues and New Orleans swing into a string/brass band mash up. Their infectious, joyous music is a youthful take on timehonored Americana music traditions. Replete with tuba, washboard, accordion, fiddle, mandolin, trumpet and guitars, they joyously pump out twenty-first century versions of musical days gone by.

More info: dustbowlrevival.com

Heritage Blues Quintet

Heritage Blues Quintet
October 18, 2014

Grammy-nominated for Best Traditional Blues album and also nominated for two Blues Music Awards, Best Album and Traditional Album, this group uses guitars, vocals, drums and harmonica to drive you down Highway 40 from Clarksdale to New Orleans, from chain gangs and juke joints to church pews. An inspiring testament to the enduring power, possibilities and boundless beauty of African- American Music.

More info: heritagebluesorchestra.com

John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band

John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band
November 15, 2014

One of the hottest bluegrass acts around, the recently formed ensemble is led by Jorgenson, a world-class guitarist who’s collaborated with Elton John, Luciano Pavarotti, Bonnie Raitt, Bob Dylan and many others. Also along for the ride are Herb Pedersen, formerly of the Dillards and Old And In The Way; John Randall, heralded CMA songwriter of the year; and Mark Fain who played with Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder.

More info: johnjorgenson.com

Lynn, Grace and Carla

Lynne, Carla and Grace | You Know How I Feel
January 31, 2015

This unique collaboration features award-winning artists Lynne Arriale on piano, Grace Kelly on saxophone and vocals, and Carla Cook on vocals in an interpretation of the musical stylings of Joni Mitchell, Nina Simone and Abby Lincoln. An outstanding evening of joyful, spontaneous reinterpretations of modern Jazz classics, reinvented popular favorites and memorable original compositions.

More info: lynnearriale.com and gracekellymusic.com and carlacook.com

An Evening with the Arts

An Evening with the Arts
March 7, 2015

Our 29th annual fundraising dinner and silent auction featuring a variety of artworks, vacation getaways and other eclectic items donated by local and regional artists and businesses. The social event of the season!

Rosco Bandana

Rosco Bandana
March 28, 2015

This seven-piece Americana/Alt-Rock band, based in Gulfport, Mississippi, has been touring constantly since the release of their debut album, Time to Begin, on Hard Rock Records. They’ve performed at numerous festivals including Yonder Mountain, Telluride and Lollapalooza. “Woe Is Me,” the single from the album was featured on ABC’s Body of Lies and the video continues in heavy rotation on CMT Pure.

More info: roscobandana.com

Le Vent du Nord

Le Vent du Nord
April 25, 2015

Pushing ever-forward, this ground-breaking group blazes a path that connects their Quebecois roots to a wider world of musical influences. Considered a driving force in progressive folk, they capture the energy and mirth of a Saturday night kitchen party, infusing old Celtic Quebec with a breath of fresh, cosmopolitan air. They’ve won many awards including two Canadian Grammys and Artist of the Year at the North American Folk Alliance.

More info: leventdunord.com/

Jeffrey Broussard & The Creole Cowboys

Jeffrey Broussard & The Creole Cowboys
June 21, 2014

One of the most influential accordionists and vocalists in modern Zydeco, he continues to be one of the genre’s most dynamic performers. Zydeco’s past and future meld in Broussard’s music and he and his band will deliver irresistible and eminently danceable renditions of Creole classics and their fiery own brand of contemporary Zydeco. This free concert is sponsored by the Mayor, City Council and City of Fallon.

More info: jefferybroussard.com

Films

Road Chronicles I

It Happened One Night

October 3, 2014
It Happened One Night (1934)

A spoiled heiress, running away from her family, is helped along on the road by a reporter actually hoping for a big-time news story on her disappearance. This combination of Rom-Com and Road Yarn won many Academy Awards including Best Picture, Actor, Actress, Director and Screenplay. The film was directed by Frank Capra and stars Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert.

Sullivan’s Travels

October 10, 2014
Sullivan’s Travels (1941)

A successful director of escapist films goes on the road disguised as a bum to learn the meaning of life by making a socially conscious film about the poverty stricken and along the way hooks up with a down-on-her-luck aspiring actress. It was directed by Preston Sturgess and stars Joel McCrea and Veronica Lake. The film was named one of the top ten films of the year by the National Board of Review.

Easy Rider

October 24, 2014
Easy Rider (1969)

Two bikers set out on a cross-country road trip from So-Cal to Mardi Gras in search of America. Along the way, they traverse a variety of spectacular landscapes, encounter bigotry and hatred as well as a variety of alt-lifestyle ‘60s characters. It was directed by Dennis Hopper who stars along with Peter Fonda and Jack Nicholson. Nominated for Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actor and Screenplay and also nominated for the Palme d’Or at Cannes, where it won the award for best film by a new director.

Road Chronicles II

Five Easy Pieces

February 6, 2015
Five Easy Pieces (1970)

A drop out from an upper-class career as a classical pianist takes to the road, finding work in the oil fields. When he gets word that his father is dying, he sets out with his girlfriend to pay the family a visit. The movie was directed by Bob Rafelson and stars Jack Nicholson, Karen Black and Susan Anspach. It was nominated for four Academy Awards and Golden Globes including Best Picture, Actor, Director and Screenplay. Karen Black won the Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress.

Wild At Heart

February 13, 2015
Wild At Heart (1990)

Two young lovers, Sailor and Lulu, go on the run from an assortment of weird hit-men that Lulu’s psychopathic mom has hired to kill Sailor. Along the way they discover buried truths about each other. The film was directed by David Lynch who also wrote the screenplay from Barry Gifford’s novel. It stars Nicholas Cage, Laura Dern, Diane Ladd, Willem Dafoe and Harry Dean Stanton. It received Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations for Best Supporting Actress and won the Palme d’Or for best film at Cannes.

Thelma & Louise

February 20, 2015
Thelma & Louise (1991)

An Arkansas waitress and an unhappy housewife on a weekend getaway shoot an attempted rapist and take off down the road in a cross country chase with the authorities in hot pursuit. The film was directed by Ridley Scott and stars Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis, Harvey Keitel, Michael Madsen and Brad Pitt. It won the Academy Award for Best Screenplay, both Sarandon and Davis were nominated for Best Actress as was Ridley Scott for Director.

Exhibitions

Chris Bauder

Robert Royhl, Odd Encounters: Scenes from the New World
Selected Paintings and Prints, 1989 – 2014

E.L. Wiegand Gallery
August 16 – November 22, 2014

Stephen Chandler

Stephen Chandler, Dancing on Mystery’s Horizon
Selected Photographs, 1997 – 2014

Classroom Gallery
August 16 – November 22, 2014

Jack Fulton

Jack Fulton, Eye Need Nevada
Two Decades of Peregrinations

E.L. Wiegand Gallery
December 5, 2014 – March 22, 2015

Lahontan Valley Fine Arts Invitational

Lahontan Valley Fine Arts Invitational, It Must Be True
Recent Works
by Churchill County Artists

Classroom Gallery
December 5, 2014 – March 22, 2015

Joan Arrizabalaga/Edw Martinez

Joan Arrizabalaga/Edw Martinez, But Wait…There’s More
Ceramic and Mixed-Media Works

E.L. Wiegand Gallery
April 11 – August 4, 2015

Catherine Schmid Maybach

Catherine Schmid Maybach, The Space Between
Recent Ceramic Works

Classroom Gallery
April 11 – August 4, 2015

Conversations

Robert Royhl

Robert Royhl
September 6, 2014

Talk on Odd Encounters: Scenes from the New World

Dustbowl Revival

Dustbowl Revival
September 13, 2014

Roots and Branches of Americana

Stephen Chandler

Stephen Chandler
October 4, 2014

Talk on Dancing on Mystery’s Horizon

Heritage Blues Quintet

Heritage Blues Quintet
October 18, 2014

Traditional Blues For a New Century

Gailmarie Pahmeier

Gailmarie Pahmeier
November 8, 2014

A Poetry Reading

John Jorgenson

John Jorgenson
November 15, 2014

New Directions in Bluegrass

Jack Fulton

Jack Fulton
January 24, 2015

Talk on Eye Need Nevada

Lynne, Carla and Grace

Lynne, Carla and Grace
January 31, 2015

New Repertoire for Jazz

Rosco Bandana

Rosco Bandana
March 28, 2015

Blending Alt-Rock and Country

Joan Arrizabalaga/Edw Martinez/Catherine Schmid Maybach

Joan Arrizabalaga/Edw Martinez/Catherine Schmid Maybach
April 11, 2015

Panel Discussion on Contemporary Ceramics

Le Vent du Nord

Le Vent du Nord
April 25, 2015

Quebecois Musical Traditions

David Lee

David Lee
May 16, 2015

A Poetry Reading

Tickets:

All seats are reserved - $17 CAC members; $20 non-members.
Call 775.423.1440 to order tickets for individual performances.
Visa & Mastercard accepted.

Download seating cart

Unless otherwise noted, doors, Art Bar & galleries open at 7:00 PM
Performances begin at 8:00 PM

Directions to the Art Center