Category: Arts & Culture

Weekend Outlook: September 5-8

| September 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

It is another beautiful weekend in Tahoe with the temperatures cooling and the smoke clearing. Get outside and enjoy some Tahoe events before fall sets in. Thursday Get in a good laugh at the The Improv at Harveys everyday this weekend. Event details are here. Friday Starting Friday and continuing through Sunday, watch as the […]

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Weekend Outlook: August 29 – September 1

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

School may be back in session, but the fun does not need to stop. The Tahoe region is looking forward to more fantastic temperatures this weekend. Despite little relief for the smoke, Tahoe and Truckee are finding several reasons to celebrate. Check out the list of events below to find out how you can help […]

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Weekend Outlook: August 22-25

| August 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

One of summer’s last big hurrah weekends could potentially be dampened by smoke, which is rolling in from the Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park and reducing visibility throughout the Tahoe region today. Temperatures are expected to be beautiful, though, and if we get a wind to clear this out it should be a gorgeous […]

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Weekend Outlook: August 15-18

| August 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Despite the American fire burning just to Lake Tahoe’s west, the air here has stayed mostly clear. We’ll see if that holds for the weekend, which temperature-wise, should be beautiful. No matter what, though, there are a handful of events and festivities that are sure to make this another spectacular summer weekend on the hill! […]

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Weekend Outlook: August 8-11

| August 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Tahoe’s events season continues under a clear skies forecast for this weekend, and locals and visitors alike are being treated to a wide variety of options. Of course, you can’t beat a lazy day at the beach or a butt-kicker of a hike, but if you’d like to see what’s going on, check out our […]

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My Sierra: Finding Fro

| July 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

High on Donner Summit sits a trove of untold stories from one of Tahoe’s great writers.   Written by David Bunker   “Let me grab a flashlight,” says Norm Sayler as he stands poised at the brink of Donner Summit Historical Society’s shadowy basement. He retrieves the light and we descend the stairs. Even when […]

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Weekend Outlook: July 25-28

| July 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

After a recent hot spell it’s back to beautiful here in Truckee Tahoe as we head into the last weekend in July (already!!). The forecast is calling for perfect temps–about 80 during the day and 60 at night–and a slight chance for thundershowers. As usual, the activity calendar is packed for the weekend here–music, races, […]

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“Coppelia” marries comedy and ballet at Sand Harbor

| July 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Written by Kyle Magin The bright lights of Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival will again illuminate the storytelling abilities of Sierra Nevada Ballet (SNB) next week as the company sets to perform Coppelia. The ballet classic—a comedy—begins its two-performance run in the Sierra Saturday at University of Nevada, Reno’s Nightingale Concert Hall. It’ll be featured at […]

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Weekend Outlook: July 18-21

| July 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Happy ACC weekend, Tahoe! Valley temperatures are expected to hit triple-digits on both sides of the Sierra starting as soon as Friday this week, so expect a lot of traffic coming up to The Lake with you. Luckily, there are a lot of beaches and activities to keep you entertained up here on the mountain. […]

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Art: Inside and Outside

| July 17, 2013 | 1 Comment

Written by Trina Kleist Despite acclaim for Judith Scott’s fiber sculptures, controversy abounds over whether they are art – whether anything can be art if its creator lacks the intention of creating art. People in insane asylums drew attention as early as 1917 for their needlework, sketching and painting. In the 1940s, French avant-garde painter […]

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