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Piper’s Opera House

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12 B Street
Virginia City, 89440 United States
775-847-0433 https://pipersoperahouse.com

June 2021

“Reno Now and Then”, Neal Cobb

June 3 @ 7:00 pm
Piper’s Opera House, 12 B Street
Virginia City, 89440 United States
$10

Reno Now and Then The significance of Virginia City and the Comstock Lode played an important part in the creation of Reno. A town where gambling, divorce, and much more put Reno on the national and international stage. A combination of Neal’s "Reno Now & Then" books 1&2, featuring opposite pages of now and then photo comparisons provide a unique look back in time.  Descriptions and historical facts, side notes on problems or adventures in the process. Most cities when…

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Around the World in 80 Movies, Robin Holabird

June 24 @ 7:00 pm
Piper’s Opera House, 12 B Street
Virginia City, 89440 United States
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$10

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. In a highly imaginative blend of film locations, memories, and colorful travel essays, Robin Holabird offers an extensive and entertaining exploration of film locations far and wide, close to home, and everywhere in between. She explores heights at a summit of Machu Picchu and King Kong s adventures at the top of the Empire…

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July 2021

“Tuned Up And Twisted Cowboy Poetry At Its Best”

July 22 @ 7:00 pm
Piper’s Opera House, 12 B Street
Virginia City, 89440 United States
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$10

Tony Argento, Cowboy Poet, humorist, storyteller, historian, entertainer, public speaker, writer, emcee an’ ambassador o’ “COWBOY POETRY”. Tony calls his style o’ recitin’; ‘TUNED UP & TWISTED.” Once you see him perform, you’ll know why. A common statement heard from the audience is; ” He’s quite animated”. He does voice animation an’ vocal sound effects an’ makes good use o’ props. “COWBOY POETRY” has been ‘round since the years followin’ the Civil War. Its unique form continues to show the…

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August 2021

Iron Women, Chris Enss

August 26 @ 7:00 pm
Piper’s Opera House, 12 B Street
Virginia City, 89440 United States
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When the last spike was hammered into the steel track of the Transcontinental Railroad on May 10, 1869, at Promontory Point, Utah, Western Union lines sounded the glorious news of the railroad’s completion from New York to San Francisco. For more than five years an estimated four thousand men mostly Irish working west from Omaha and Chinese working east from Sacramento, moved like a vast assembly line toward the end of the track. Editorials in newspapers and magazines praised the…

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