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This all-volunteer organization provides live musical experiences for local audiences. The 2020-21 season was cancelled due to the pandemic; updates will be posted online.

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Lake Tahoe Community College Remembers Caldor Fire Anniversary

Lake Tahoe Community College and local artist Shelley Zentner are partnering to host a one-year anniversary recognition of the Caldor Fire in the college’s Haldan Art Gallery. on Aug. 17 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the library building.

(Aug. 1, 2022) → Read the full South Tahoe Now report
Children's Books Featuring Tahoe Basin Written by Local Resident

After writing several children’s books about Hawaii’s natural beauty, part-time Incline resident Kevin Sullivan has written a book featuring Tahoe’s basin. The goal is to raise awareness to preserve the environment for the next generation.

(July 11, 2022) → Read the full Tahoe Daily Tribune report

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Image caption: CalMatters reporter Nadia Lopez interviews Keith Krugh at the Redding Cement Plant in Redding on June 7, 2022.
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Tahoe Poetry Collective: Creating a literary community

It's a hot summer evening. A large group of people is seated at picnic tables. Some drink beer from the Bear Belly Brewing company and others enjoy food from the Yard Hen food truck. Children are running around playing. I’ve …

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New underwater exhibit completed

Muralist Susie Alexander of Susie Alexander Art recently completed an artistic rendering of Lake Tahoe’s underwater habitat in the lounge of the UC Davis Tahoe Science Center. The exhibit shows shallow habitat, deep water habitat and living aquatic organisms found …

Image caption: Like ripples in a pond, the hip impulse moved through Santa Cruz and beyond, and continues across generations.
How Did Santa Cruz Get So Hip?

Looking back at the Sixties and Seventies in Santa Cruz

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Art tours celebrate local artists

TAL Studio Tour | July 29-31 & Aug. 5-7 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Kings Beach Art Tour | July 30 & 31 | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Scores of local artists will be presenting their unique artistic creations during two artist …

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Photographic history of Tahoe in new book

Peter Goin presents a photographic history of the Tahoe Basin over a 100-year period in “The Nature of Lake Tahoe: A Photographic History, 1860-1960.” With more than 200 duotone and color photographs, this collection showcases Tahoe’s elemental identity, including photographs …

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Kings Beach’s Art Resurgence

Kings Beach is a perfect walking town. Along the 1-mile stretch from the Highway 267/Highway 28 intersection to Beaver Street, it’s filled with shops, restaurants and recreational areas. The recent health pandemic created a unique opportunity for it to be …

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Much Ado at Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival

“Much Ado About Nothing” & “Mama Mia” through Aug. 21 After closing the curtains in 2020 and running a limited schedule last year, Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival is back to full operating capacity. This summer, 50 years after the company …

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Tahoe Music, Events & Festivals Guide, Summer 2022

Read the digital version of the guide at Add your events to our calendar here Live Music Free outdoor summer concerts Ongoing | Area venues Enjoy the summer with one of Tahoe’s free summer concert series: Tuesdays features Bluesdays …

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Fabulous Festival Foods

The music is good, the dancing is epic and summer festivals have arrived. When planning to attend a festival, one of the most important things to consider is hydration and nutrition. While many festivals have food vendors, other festivals such …

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