Elko is in northeast Nevada, about four hours away from Reno.
Under the theme "Expressing the Rural West - Into the Future," the celebration will feature poetry, music, films and exhibitions.
The gathering will also feature discussions on various issues affecting the rural West, including how to keep young people working on the ranch and how social media and modern communication are helping young ranchers stay in touch and share experiences.
Jody Ulich has been named Director of the City's Convention and Cultural Services Department. That includes the Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission, Fairy Tale Town, the Historic City Cemetery, and the Discovery Science Center.
Summer in Sacramento means it’s time for musicals in the round at the Music Circus. This season's opener is the landmark 1975 show “A Chorus Line.” The songs and dancing are impressive, but the show feels less revolutionary than it did decades ago.
UPDATE: City Council approves Barn Project. A proposed event and entertainment venue for the riverfront in West Sacramento is on the city council's Wednesday agenda. The proposal includes city funding of $2.6 million of the $5.6 million project.
Downtown Sacramento’s annual series of free concerts, called “Friday Night Concerts in the Park,” begins its 11-week run tomorrow. Four bands will be playing, including The Nickel Slots.
A group of Sacramento slam poets and hip-hop artists put together pop-up poetry performances at locations around the city.