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.
Using art to teach a student math may sound odd, but a group of educators says it can and should be done. And they’re using a change in how California students are taught as a chance to spread their message.
The City is in fact-finding mode as it considers a new performing-arts theater downtown.
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.