Shelley Zentner Tahoe Artist

THE ART OF ASHTANGA by Shelley Zentner

The challenge of making 75 studies felt like an extension of my own yoga practice and an opportunity to deepen my understanding of anatomy. What I hadn’t anticipated was the profound nature of the journey, both artistically and personally. Read More

Mitch’s All Natural Ointments

I believe with the right thoughts, the right food, the right herbs, and exercise our bodies will perform like a finely-tuned organic machine for a long, healthy and disease free life. Read More

Birding at Lake Tahoe with TINS

Spring is a perfect time to learn about birds that migrate to Lake Tahoe for the season - and boy are they noisy this year. Join Kirk Hardie of the Tahoe Institute for Natural Science (TINS) for bird watching... Read More

First Fridays at Riverside Studios

Toast the fine art of living with local artists, live music and libations on the First Friday of each month at Riverside Studios in downtown Truckee, where art and culture intersect.  All art is Made by Hand. Read More
Made in Tahoe artwork

Starry Angora Night by Rebecca Enerson

Starry Angora Night digital painting by Rebecca Enerson. Rebecca has always felt a close connection to Vincent van Gogh's artist expression and, in particular, his famous Starry Night painting below. Rebecca is currently producing a series of Starry Nights of Tahoe... Read More

Truckee Thursdays June 13-Aug 29

Their mantra is simple.  Think local. Be local. Buy local. Give local. The feel-good summer mainstay, Downtown Truckee Thursdays will run June 13 through August 29 from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. This summer, every week (on Thursday!) downtown Truckee turns... Read More

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    Her artwork is constantly evolving, mirroring her life as it transforms with the next stage of discovery and creative expression.
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