KNPB brings viewers the exciting stories of our region, its artists and the power of their work in the series ARTEFFECTS. Join our host Beth Macmillan from Reno’s Artown Festival each week for an episode that features KNPB produced segments along with additional segments submitted by partner stations nationwide in conjunction with the public television Major Market Group.

Upcoming Episodes:​​ ​​​​​

  • Singing Bowls | Airs July 20
    Explore the healing energies of sound through the therapeutic alchemy of singing crystal bowls.
  • Hello Hollywood Hello | Airs July 27
    Hello Hollywood Hello brought several artists from all over the world to Reno. The 40 year reunion of this show is this year, and we will take a look at how Hello Hollywood Hello affected Reno’s growing art culture.
  • Classic Cars | Airs August 3
    Souped-up engines, custom paint jobs, pinstriping and lettering by hand – see and appreciate the several layers of art on display at Miller’s Chop Shop in Sparks.
  • Boat Restoration | Airs August 10
    Restoring the beauty of antique wooden boats from stem to stern is an art form in and of itself. Learn what goes into the craft as the 2018 Concours d’Elegance returns to Homewood, Lake Tahoe.
  • Dragon Lights Reno | Airs August 31
    Explore the ancient cultural traditions of China with an evening stroll through the Wilbur D. May Arboretum and Botanical Gardens at the Dragon Lights Reno Chinese Lantern Festival.

Funding for ARTEFFECTS is made possible by the June S. Wisham Trust, Kate & Richard Kenny, Nell J. Redfield Foundation,
Kathie Priebe, Heidemarie Rochlin and the annual contributions of KNPB members. 


The June S. Wisham Trust  Kate & Richard Kenny   


Nell J Redfield FoundationKathie PriebeHeidemarie Rochlin

With support from

Nevada Arts CouncilNational Endowment for the ArtsCity of Reno
Nevada HumanitiesNational Endowment for the HumanitiesCarol Franc Buck


Airs Fridays at 8:30 pm and repeats Sundays at 6:30 pm on KNPB Channel 5.1.

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