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Classical Tahoe Announces Upcoming Summer Season

Classical Tahoe Festival and Music Institute has announced its upcoming season, which runs July 14 through Aug. 18. Guest conductors Jonathan Darlington, David Chan, and Ken-David Masur will lead the orchestra.

(May 10, 2022) → Read the full Tahoe Daily Tribune report
Public Invited to Weigh In on Lake Tahoe Trash Sculpture

Following Clean Up the Lake’s year-long scuba clean-up of Lake Tahoe, the Tahoe Fund is commissioning artists (with support from Tahoe Blue Vodka) to create a sculpture using some of the recovered items. “Surfaced” will be featured at the new Tahoe South Events Center.

(May 3, 2022) → Read the full Sierra Sun report

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Scott Thompson: Capturing Tahoe’s beauty from behind the lens

I’m looking at a print of a picture taken of Old Highway 40 above Donner Lake. The curvature of the icy Rainbow Bridge spans beneath a slowly rising sun, creeping its way over the Sierra Nevada. Between the bridge and …

Image caption: From Past to Present: The range of California art in the museums listed below is represented by the Crocker Art Museum’s exterior: one half completed in 1872, the other added in 2010.
Golden State Treasures

Gold Rush-era landscapes, funk art sculptures, pop art statements, Chicano art movement masterworks—here are 10 places to explore the work of California artists.

Image caption: State Sen. Steve Glazer speaks at a hearing of the Governmental Organization Committee on March 29.
Calling Emergency to Save Journalism

California has lost 25 percent of its newspapers and seen a circulation plummet over the past 15 years. A bill in the State Legislature, SB 911, could help.

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Golden State Podcasts

Travel, food, true crime politics—there’s a show for everyone. Here are some top-rated podcasts that focus on some aspect of California culture.

Image caption: Margaret Cho, George Lopez, Tiffany Haddish and eight other California-bred comedians offer unique perspectives on their home state.

Plenty of East Coast comedians make California the butt of their jokes. Here are some locals who’ve earned the right to make fun of this place.

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Art Inspired by Fire on Exhibit at Truckee Donner Rec Center

The work of 19 artists dealing with the effects of fire on the ecology of California is on display at the Truckee Donner Community Recreation Center.

Image caption: Some songs less traveled from around the Golden State.
Around the State in 13 Songs

A baker’s dozen of great and not-so-great ditties from all over California.

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What Makes a News Article an ‘Explainer,’ Anyway?

In an era of information overload, here’s how a rising form of journalism helps explain it all for you, and why California Local publishes ‘explanatory’ reporting.

Image caption: Renzo Piano’s “a soap bubble that will never break” is now open to the public, showcasing highlights of cinema history.
Movie Magic

At long last, the state has a world-class museum to commemorate one of its most essential industries.

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Memento Mori

Tahoe Weekly talks with a local fabric artist whose work commemorates the world’s COVID-19 losses.

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