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:​​​

  • Silver Dollar Chorus | Airs February 14
    Men of all ages make up Reno’s Silver Dollar Chorus, an a cappella group of singers who perform traditional barbershop music, resulting in harmony, friendship and musical camaraderie.
  • Local Ski Makers | Airs February 21
    This local ski company is 100% skier-owned-and-operated and hand crafts their skis with earth-friendly materials and cutting edge design.
  • John Palmore | Airs February 28
    Meet accomplished keyboardist and vocalist John Palmore of Reno, whose rich musical background in jazz, blues, R&B and more make up an extraordinary career.

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


Watch ARTEFFECTS Thursdays at 8:30 pm o
catch repeat broadcasts Sundays at 6:30 pm on KNPB 5.1.

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