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Positively Fourth Street

by Corrine Casanova Although Reno’s East 4th Street has a checkered past, the former Lincoln Highway was once a main east-west corridor through Reno. As the landscape changed and blight moved in, buildings along East 4th Street sat vacant and fell into disrepair. Besides better connecting downtown Reno and downtown Sparks, The RTC 4th Street/Prater…

Book Review with Eric Miller

Book Review: Women Artists as Entrepreneurs

by Eric L. Miller   Women Artists of the Great Basin Text by Mary Lee Fulkerson Photographs by Susan E. Mantle University of Nevada Press, $49.95, 216 pages Making a living as an artist has never been easy. Couple this hardcore reality with being a woman artist and things become even more complicated and interesting.…

Diversified Funding Base Keeps This Non-Profit Afloat

Diversified Funding Base Keeps This Non-Profit Afloat

By Corrine Casanova Since 1986, Arts for All Nevada (AFAN), a non-profit (501c3) organization, has been helping the community appreciate art. Annually, they hold 3,000 workshops and camps for children and adults of all ages and abilities throughout Nevada in schools, hospitals, nursing homes and after-school programs. They are housed in the historic Lake Mansion…