Monet’s Table for North Tahoe Arts

September 11, 2017
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Monet’s Table is a giant art sale to raise money for the Arts in North Lake Tahoe taking place through the end of September, or until the donated artwork is sold out.

Lake Mermaid by Kristen Schwartz

August 28, 2017
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Forget Tahoe Tessie.

It’s Lake Mermaid.

Truckee Art & Soul Art Walk

August 22, 2017
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Tahoe arts and mountain culture will be overflowing the Truckee River during the Historic Downtown Truckee Art & Soul Art walk in September.

Check out original work by local artists showcasing their handcrafted creations including original photography, jewelry, sculptures, ceramics and much more.

Shakespeare Festival

August 4, 2017
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A long standing tradition for more than 40 years, this timeless festival presents Shakespeare under the stars on the lake shore.

The festival runs July 8 through August 21, 2016 at Sand Harbor State Park featuring The Comedy of Errors – a double dose of laughter, and Forever Plaid – a pitch-perfect, jukebox musical.

Music on the Beach Fundraiser for Tahoe Arts Project

August 3, 2017
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Niall McGuinness, Trey Stone and John Shipley will perform live at the Music on the Beach fundraiser for the Tahoe Arts Project on Thursday, August 24, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Tahoe Lakeshore Lodge in South Lake Tahoe.

Suggested donation is just $10 per person to see these three local legends while you support art programs for local school children.

See you there.

Lake Tahoe Music Festival

August 2, 2017
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Founded in 1982 by Edgar Braun, conductor of the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra, the Lake Tahoe Music Festival is dedicated to growing the musicians of tomorrow, and is integral to the arts and culture of the community. Set against the backdrop of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range “Sunset Serenades” is an intimate setting with five varied and unique classical music concerts.  The festival takes place throughout North Lake Tahoe in August.

Tahoe Backcountry inspires Watercolor Dreamscapes by Joyce Major

August 1, 2017

With all of her senses engaged, she creates watercolors that capture her love affair with Lake Tahoe and nature.

Meet Joyce Major, Incline Village water colorist. Joyce combines her passion for the outdoors with an equal passion for creating art.

Focused: Photographer Court Leve

July 21, 2017

His challenge is capturing “quintessential moments”.

He says it keeps him focused.

Truckee Flintknapping Artist Grog Verbeck

July 18, 2017

Flintknap art sculptures by Grog Verbeck.

Grog says this ancient, primitive skill is a dying art.

Freckle Face Switch Plates in Truckee

July 11, 2017

Funny how ideas come to light.  Literally.

As an artist herself, she wanted to create a way for everyone to afford emerging artists’ work without having to find space on the wall, or pay for framing.  So she started putting art onto light switch plate covers. First her own art, and then other artists.

Meet Kristen Anderson from Truckee.

Valhalla Arts, Music & Theatre Festival

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Tahoe’s most eclectic arts festival, the Valhalla Arts, Music & Theatre Festival, returns for its 38th season in the beautiful Boathouse Theater until August 31, 2017. With views of the lake in the background, enjoy concerts with music all genres, dramatic and comedic theater, fine art shows and workshops, plus kids’ art and drama camps. Immerse yourself in the heritage of the spectacular “Valhalla” historic estate next door to Camp Richardson on the South Shore.

Into the Moment with Lainie Vreeland


She’s added a new twist to photography and art.

Meet Lainie Vreeland.  A native of Incline Village since 1979, Lainie’s hand-modified photo artistry came out of her desire and passion to preserve Tahoe’s history and culture such as this classic summertime scene at Fanny Bridge in Tahoe City.