Category: Arts & Culture

New Film Follows Western States Runners

| May 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

An attempt to complete the Western States 100 ultramarathon By Kristin Close The Western States 100 Mile Endurance run started with one runner in 1974. It was then a horse race, called the Tevis Cup. Gordy Ainsleigh attempted to run it on foot. After finishing in 23 hours and 42 minutes, he became the first […]

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Weekend Outlook: Memorial Day Weekend

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Written by Kristin Close Memorial Day is traditionally seen as the start of summer. The best time to get out of town, and into Tahoe, this Memorial Day weekend is Thursday or Friday to beat the crowds. With sunny weather and temps expected to reach the low 70s, it’ll be a beautiful weekend for a […]

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Thunderbird Yacht Decommissioned for 2014 following engine failure, $250k repair needed

| May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Special to Tahoe Quarterly A plea from Thunderbird Lodge Preservation Society Executive Director Bill Watson went out this morning after it was discovered the historic wooden Thunderbird Yacht’s engines were damaged, putting the vessel out of commission for the 2014 boating season. The yacht, which is housed at the eponymous East Shore estate and once […]

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A Talented Trio

| May 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Visual, literary and performing artists achieve acclaim Written by Alison Bender With the breadth of talent in the Tahoe region, it’s not easy to cull from a list of the area’s best artists. Between the mountain air, stunning scenery and the appreciative audiences, the area draws outstanding talent. For the Best of Tahoe issue, we […]

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Weekend Outlook: May 15-18

| May 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Written by Kristin Close With mild and mostly clear weather expected here in Tahoe this weekend, skip out on the heat wave in the Valley and hit Tahoe’s hiking trails. While you’re p here, check out these fun events for your weekend:   Thursday, May 15 -Ladies Night at Sam’s Place Bar & Grill 8 […]

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Weekend Outlook: May 8-11

| May 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Written by Kristin Close Celebrate mom in style this Mother’s Day Weekend at Tahoe. It’s time to start making plans–you don’t want to be stuck with just a card, flowers and a box of cheap chocolates. There’s plenty to do in Tahoe! Forget the umbrella, but do bring your coat, as it’s expected to be […]

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Weekend Outlook: May 1-4

| May 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Written by Kristin Close Cinco de Mayo celebrations start now. We’re expecting perfect weekend weather for our favorite South-of-the-Border holiday and the Kentucky Derby. If margaritas and sombreros aren’t your style, whip up some mint juleps and dust off your sun hats. Here’s what we have planned:   Thursday, May 1 –  Fearless Kin at […]

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Reno Honors Golden David Wise

| April 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Olympic half-pipe champ talks family, taking time off By Kristin Close David Wise toured his hometown as a champion Saturday. That evening, the City of Reno hosted a Parade of Champions for Wise, a 2014 Olympic Gold Medalist in skiing halfpipe in Sochi, Russia, and the first Reno resident to win winter gold. Wise attended […]

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Weekend Outlook: April 24-27

| April 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Written by Kristin Close We’ve enjoyed sunny, warm weather here in Tahoe, but we’re expecting some rain/snow this weekend. Bundle up when you head out, here’s what’s on the agenda for the upcoming weekend: Thursday, April 24, 2014 –  Out of the Blue at The Cottonwood 7 p.m. Enjoy live music in the main dining […]

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Weekend Outlook: April 18-20

| April 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Kristin Close Looking for a quick Easter weekend getaway? Come to Tahoe to fill all those eggs with candy. Get out and about as the weather is expected to be sunny and mild; the perfect holiday weekend is ahead.   Friday, April 18 – The Improv at Harveys 9 p.m. Stand-up comedy at The […]

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