“Tuned Up And Twisted Cowboy Poetry At Its Best”, Tony Argento

Piper's Opera House 12 B Street, Virginia City

Cowboy Poet, humorist, story teller, historian, entertainer, public speaker, writer, emcee an’ ambassador o’ “COWBOY POETRY”. Tony calls his style o’ recitin’; ‘TUNED UP & TWISTED.” Once you see him […]

$10

“Around the World in 80 Movies”, Robin Holabird

Piper's Opera House 12 B Street, Virginia City

Author Robin Holabird presents readings and images from her new book “Around the World in 80 Movies” combining bucket-list destinations with must-see movies about those regions. Bio: Robin Holabird - […]

$10

“Mark Twain’s Nevada” Part 2,

Piper's Opera House 12 B Street, Virginia City

Samuel Clemens discovered his literary lodestone in Virginia City. McAvoy Lane brings that history to life as he returns to Piper’s Opera House for An Evening with Mark Twain in […]

$20 – $120

“US Indian Agent Franklin Campbell Walker River Paiute Reservation 1862-1872”, Lisa Jayne

Piper's Opera House 12 B Street, Virginia City

The time frame will be 1860 when he arrived in Carson City, culminating at the Lane family ranch in Palisade Nevada 1899. This talk will include his time in Virginia City during the 1860’s, there are some good stories, including his buggy races against William Sharon with mule trader Alexander Topponce. . . Sharon always […]

$10

“From San Francisco Eastward Victorian Theaters in the American West”, Carolyn Eichin

Piper's Opera House 12 B Street, Virginia City

Carolyn’s talk on September 8th will focus on her research and conclusions about Western Victorian theater during the mid-1800s.  The book focuses on the American West drawing on San Francisco’s prominence and its relationship with the smaller theaters.  The talk will use many examples from Nevada’s prominent theaters including Piper’s Opera House in Virginia City, […]

$10

“Eliza Eppinger: San Francisco is Burning”, Kim Harris

Piper's Opera House 12 B Street, Virginia City

At precisely 5:12 am on Wednesday, April 18,1906, the world literally fell away from Eliza Eppinger’s feet. What is now referred to as the “Great Earthquake and Fire of San Francisco” would prove to be salvation for Eliza and her husband Jacob. However, Eliza’s story begins not in the city that the Comstock built, but […]

$10

“Lilly Langtree”, Ellie English

Piper's Opera House 12 B Street, Virginia City

Lilly Langtry performance includes a 30-minute discussion of her life from her perspective. During this presentation, Ellie will perform a monologue from her favorite role as Rosalind/ “As you like it. “ She will also sing her “Margate boat” song and “Beautiful dreamer”. Ellie will also take questions from the guests and answer 100% in […]

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“History of the Haunted Comstock” / Part 2, Jeadene Solberg

Piper's Opera House 12 B Street, Virginia City

Ranked as one of the most haunted locations in America Jeadene Solberg – Northern Nevada Ghost Hunters – Haunted Comstock The Comstock Historic District is one of the most important National Historic Landmarks in the United States of America. At over fourteen thousand acres, it is also one of the largest. The district includes Virginia […]

$10