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Opening its doors in 2009 to help cultivate a rich musical culture in the Tahoe-Truckee area, the Tahoe Truckee School of Music offers instruction on how to play an instrument (or improve one’s singing voice) through group and private lessons.

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Grant Funding Available for Artists in Nevada, Placer Counties


The state of California is making an unprecedented investment in the arts. The “California Creative Corps” program will award $60 million statewide to implement media, outreach, and engagement campaigns.

Union Columnist Carole Carson Releases First Novel


“Blackbird,” released Feb. 28, will be available in local bookstores and online. Carson’s column, “Joyful Aging,” appears monthly, and readers may also know her as the leader of the 2004 Nevada County Meltdown.

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Hooray For Hollywood: All About California’s Most Glamorous Industry

From its early days of hard-charging, Jewish immigrant moguls to today's domination by megacorporations, here's how Hollywood continues to hold its place as one of California's most important industries.

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The Knitters Guild of Incline Village: Knitting to serve the community

At St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church in Incline Village, Nev. on a snowy afternoon, members of The Knitters Guild of Incline Village filtered in and out of its library, pulling yarn and handmade goods out of the closet to donate to …

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Could Mastodon Become the New Twitter?

Following Elon Musk's purchase of Twitter, droves are fleeing the social network and joining Mastodon, an open-source federated service in the 'Fediverse.'

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Tahoe Film & Foodie Guide 2022-23

Read the digital version of the guide at The Films Quality Ski Film Tour Oct. 27 | Olympic Village Lodge | Olympic Valley The second annual Quality Ski Time Film Tour offers an all-new lineup of ski films, a …

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Keeping up with the Joneses: How three brothers evolved the snow sports industry

Magic hour is that time just after sunrise or right before sunset when everything seems somehow perfect. Capturing this special moment was the mission of Steve and Todd Jones of Teton Gravity Research in their newest film, “Magic Hour.” Of …

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Galen Brown: Works imbued with magnetic energy

Galen Brown’s art has been described as meditative, mesmerizing and hypnotic and at first glance it’s easy to see why. His style of art takes years to make and if you look closely at any of his projects, you’ll notice …

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Marjorie Voorhees: Creating stained glass works of art

Marjorie Voorhees, born and raised in Sierra Valley, lives in Sattley 2 miles away from Country Class Collectibles at Sattley Cash Store that she has managed for the past seven years. She grew up in a family with 12 children; …

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Robert Louis Stevenson finds his muse: An Artful Love Story, Part I

There is an adage: “Behind every great man is a great woman.” That couldn’t be truer than in the relationship between the famous 19th Century Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson and his beloved wife and muse Fanny Osbourne. Stevenson was …

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Sierra Valley Art + Ag Trail: Celebrating ranchers, artists of the Lost Sierra

The Sierra Valley comes alive on Sept. 24 with local ranchers, artists and makers highlighting all the homemade goods grown and produced in this expansive mountainous region of Northern California. Back for its fifth year, Sierra Valley Art + Ag …

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The Unstoppable Blues Monsters

Sept. 4 | Commons Beach | Tahoe City Sept. 9-10 | Carson Valley Inn Casino | Minden, Nev. Sept. 17 | Somersett Music on the Green | Reno, Nev. Sept. 22 | Street Vibrations | Reno, Nev. For 32 years, …

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