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Town of Truckee announces community workshop to initiate the Town’s Public Art Master Plan

May 15, 2018 — The Town of Truckee has announced a community workshop seeking input in the Town's first Public Art Master Plan, currently being developed by staff and community stakeholders with support from Truckee Arts Alliance. All residents are invited to participate in helping shape the future of

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Town of Truckee announces community workshop to initiate Public Art Master Plan

May 11, 2018 — The Town of Truckee has announced a community workshop seeking input in the town's first Public Art Master Plan currently being developed by town staff and community stakeholders with support from Truckee Arts Alliance. All residents are invited to participate in helping shape the future

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The Roundhouse teaches locals and visitors new skills in their fully equipped makerspace located at Truckee Tahoe Airport

February 9, 2018 — Tucked inside a container at the Truckee Tahoe Airport is what seems like another world of creativity that welcomes newcomers to make their ideas reality by learning to build using various mediums. "The space operates like a gym with our membership," said Karyn Stanley, general

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Artist hikes in Sierra Nevada to paint landscapes firsthand

February 5, 2018 — Clouds enshroud the peak of Mount Tallac as Charles Muench sets up his easel at the edge of Fallen Leaf Lake. After trekking through a light dusting of snow, the painter settles on a view of the iconic mountaintop from a beach with small waves

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Tahoe Donner artist a bold impressionist

February 1, 2018 — Local artist Jane Lufkin believes that art is something we are born with and something that is hard to deny. "It is a genetic blessing, or curse, that is," she said. Lufkin was inspired to create art from an early age and recalls asking for

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Girl Scout Cookies in the Reno-Tahoe area are getting a healthy makeover

January 16, 2018 — The local Girl Scouts Sierra Nevada chapter has kicked off the 2018 cookie selling season with an announcement that their cookies are healthier than ever before. "Girl Scout season is the best time of the year, as we all know," said Alana Ridge, development and

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1960 Winter Olympics to be highlighted by El Dorado Arts Council

January 12, 2018 — The El Dorado Arts Council opened a new exhibition on Friday, Jan. 12, that celebrates the 1960 Winter Olympics held at Squaw Valley. The curated exhibition of art, memorabilia and promotional items runs through March 9 at the organization’s Fausel House Gallery in Placerville. The

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A home for fine wine: The Pour House in downtown Truckee

January 11, 2018 — With so much to know about wine, one local connoisseur in town wants to help people navigate their own palette to learn a roadmap for selecting the perfect pour, every time. "There are no hard and fast rules, it's not math … it's more arty.

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Inspiring environmental activism

January 5, 2018 — The South Yuba River Citizens League (SYRCL) will present the 16th annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival, the largest film festival of its kind, showing 135 films over the course of five days. From Thursday, Jan. 11 to Monday, Jan. 15, locations in Nevada City

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Burlesque meets rock ’n’ roll in South Shore

January 4, 2018 — When the sun goes down in South Lake Tahoe, the volume and lights turn up at The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, which sets the stage for talented dancers to dazzle the audience during the resort's new resident show — Electrify: Rock N Roll Burlesque.

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Making masterpieces in Truckee

December 28, 2017 — One hub of creativity and craftsmanship, Atelier, sees the opportunity for outdoor adventurers to play in the area and wants to offer fun and fulfilling projects when it's time to head indoors. Kelly Wallis is the event and workshop manager of the craft and art

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Truckee Tahoe Community Chorus, Youth Chorus members light up The Resort at Squaw Creek (video)

December 16, 2017 — The Truckee Tahoe Community Chorus last weekend dazzled a full house of families and friends during the holiday concert entitled, "A Season of Peace." Truckee Tahoe Youth Chorus opened the show at The Resort at Squaw Creek with 28 children singing "The Biggest Brightest Holiday

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“A Season of Peace” holiday concert on Dec. 9 and Dec. 10 from The Resort at Squaw Creek

December 7, 2017 — Truckee Tahoe Community Chorus is ringing in the holiday season with a musical performance that will bring classic songs to life with an almost 80-voice chorus. The "Season of Peace" holiday concert takes place on Saturday, Dec. 9 and Sunday, Dec. 10, at The Resort

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Options abound at Truckee area ski resorts

December 6, 2017 — As locals wait for the "big one" from Mother Nature and the start of endless hours of skiing and snowboarding fun, there are numerous non-skiing activities going on at the largest resorts in the Truckee-Tahoe region. "Off the mountain is where the most unexpected memories

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Poetry, art book stems from battle with Lyme disease

December 4, 2017 — Local artist Anasticia Chantler-Lang got a bug bite in 2008 that would change her life forever. She originally thought she had bruised her leg on gym equipment during a workout. After six years of medical misdiagnoses, her health team discovered she had contracted Lyme disease. Chantler-Lang

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Lyme Disease battle inspires poetry, art book

December 4, 2017 — Local artist Anisticia Chantler-Lang got a bug bite in 2008 that would change her life forever. She originally thought she had bruised her leg on gym equipment during a workout. After six years of medical misdiagnoses, her health team discovered she had contracted Lyme disease.

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Mountain Arts Collective to host grand opening Dec. 1 from Truckee train station

December 3, 2017 — Anybody who has strolled through historic downtown Truckee in the last month might've noticed a new shop at the Truckee Train Station building. Mountain Arts Collective is the newest art gallery initiative launched by a handful of talented locals, who previously ran the Artisans Market

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Expert shares tips on how to keep up with winter plants (video)

December 2, 2017 — With the first of many snowy days upon North Lake Tahoe, it is officially time to prepare yourself, your home, and according to local plant experts, even your plants for storm systems ahead. "Winterize your garden by harvesting, cleaning up, cutting back, staking, tying, wrapping,

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Tahoe Film Fest to bring weekend of cultural immersion

November 24, 2017 — In an environmentally conscious community such as North Lake Tahoe, oftentimes it's nonprofit entities that create the most impact through their work, especially with younger community members. Sierra Watershed Education Partnerships (SWEP) is a nonprofit organization responsible for enhancing environmental studies for children with programming

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Weekend of cultural immersion

November 24, 2017 — In an environmentally conscious community such as North Lake Tahoe, oftentimes it's nonprofit entities that create the most impact through their work, especially with younger community members. Sierra Watershed Education Partnerships (SWEP) is a nonprofit organization responsible for enhancing environmental studies for children with programming

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