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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
New Monopoly Lake Tahoe Game Seeks Local Input

Lake Tahoe will be highlighted in its own board game, Monopoly Lake Tahoe. Visiting the area was the iconic Mr. Monopoly, there to highlight the new game and encourage the public to submit ideas for what should be featured on the board.

(April 14, 2022) → Read the full South Tahoe Now 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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Drone shows in Tahoe City, Kings Beach

The North Tahoe Business Association and Tahoe City Downtown Association announced that its Independence Day celebrations will return this summer featuring drone shows instead of fireworks on July 3 in Kings Beach and July 4 in Tahoe City, citing noise …

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Muse Art Reclaimed: Bringing local artists, community together

Muse Art Reclaimed owners Peggy Lindquist and Renee Koijane are in a bright, cozy, sunlit space surrounded by beautiful handmade art and a delicious batch of moist peanut-butter cookies that Lindquist made the night before. The two business partners opened …

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New kids on the block: Tahoe’s newest DJs

Electronic Dance Music (EDM) is the queen of dance music. It moves and grooves and takes listeners on an immersive journey. The beats drop, the dance floor comes to life and the DJ weaves his or her magic, connecting the …

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Tahoe City’s waterfront focus of book

Author Bo Grebitus recently released “Touching History: Rediscovering Tahoe City’s Hidden Waterfront,” featuring a collection of historic images of the town’s once thriving waterfront district including docks for steamships that traversed Lake Tahoe as the area’s only transportation and the …

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Phyllis Shafer: Figure Studies

Phyllis Shafer’s figure drawings hang salon-style featuring charcoal and pencil drawings of people of different ages and shapes in her exhibit “Figure Studies” on display at Western Nevada College’s Bristlecone Gallery through April 20. Shafer is well known for her …

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Dennis Alexander: Filling Tahoe’s stages with music

Kings Beach resident Dennis Alexander, a DJ for KTKE 101.5 FM for the past 20 years, has created a career out of his passion for music. It all started with a wild idea, his pitch and a chocolate chip cookie. …

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Arts For the Schools live performances return

Arts For The Schools has returned to offering onStage Live performances, starting with QUITAPENAS, which means "to remove worries” on March 11. This band, made up of first-generation sons of immigrant parents from Guatemala and Mexico, offer tropical Afro-Latin songs …

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