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:​​ 

  • Ciana Music | Airs April 14
    Experience the tradition and foot-stomping music of Ciana, a Carson Valley-based band featuring several talented musicians performing Irish and Celtic tunes. 
  • Bruka Theatre for Children | Airs April 21
    Take an educational Journey with Reno’s Bruka Theatre as they bring theatre and the arts to children throughout the Washoe County School District. 
  • Catherine Sweet - Chain Mail Artist | Airs April 28
    Meet chain mail artist Catherine Sweet, who creates one-of-a-kind wearable art. 

Funding for ARTEFFECTS is made possible by Newman's Own Foundation, the Nell J. Redfield Foundation,
Carol Franc Buck, Heidemarie Rochlin and the annual contributions of KNPB members. 

Newman's Own Foundation

Nell J Redfield Foundation

   Carol Franc Buck  

   Heidemarie Rochlin  


With support from
Nevada Arts CouncilNational Endowment for the ArtsNevada HumanitiesNational Endowment for the Humanities

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

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