It’s Your City: Carson City Classic Cinema Club hosts 5th Hollywood Gala May 18 – Carson Now


The capital city will celebrate Tinseltown, classic cinema and raise money for Carson City school art programs at the 5th annual Hollywood Gala on Saturday, May 18 with the theme “A Star is Born” hosted by Carson City Classic Cinema Club.

In this edition of It’s Your City, host Cortney Bloomer sits down with Rhonda Abend, founder of the Carson City Classic Cinema Club, also known as “C5” which brings time treasured films to Carson City while at the same time helping raise money for local children involved in the arts. See below or go here for the video interview.

Rhonda and Cortney talks about the upcoming Saturday, May 18 celebration at Gold Dust West. Doors open at 6 p.m., with a buffet dinner to be served at 7 p.m. Strike a pose on the red carpet, enjoy the music of Me & Bobby McGee (Bob Reid and June Joplin), and plot a strategy to win a prize in the raffle, silent auction or one of several live auctions for beautifully framed, autographed celebrity photographs. There will be a “Gala Special” for first-time members joining at the Gala.

Mention “It’s Your City” and get your tickets for $40 instead of $50. Cortney and Rhonda discuss the Gala coming up on May 18. Call 775-315-8495 to get the discounted tickets.

Carson City Classic Cinema Club hosts movies the second Tuesday of the month at the Brewery Arts Center. Several blockbuster classics will be shown in the coming days and weeks ahead including “12 Angry Men” this Tuesday night, and “High Noon” among others. Follow C5 on its Facebook page here.

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This week’s edition of It’s Your City is sponsored by Sassafras Eclectic Food Joint, located at 1500 Old Hot Springs Road, Carson City. Sassafras will hold its kickoff Sassabration Mother’s Day brunch fundraiser event “Brunch and Bingo with Bea,” a tribute to the late comedy actress, singer and activist Bea Arthur on May 12. The talented Adam Whitney will perform as the outspoken Bea Arthur, in a two-hour show that will feature singing, acting, stories and bingo! This takes place on Sunday, May 12, 2019 at 11 a.m. and again at 2 p.m.

It’s Your City is a weekly program produced by Darla Bayer and hosted by Cortney Bloomer. The program features news, events and happenings around Carson City. If your business would like to sponsor a program, contact Darla at (775) 830-7939 or




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