WordWave Playwright Winners Perform Oct. 21 at Valhalla
Winners of the WordWave One-Act Play Contest held this spring include new and seasoned playwrights whose work will be performed for the first time in staged readings at the historic Boathouse Theatre on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 7:30 pm, for $20. […]
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Heart Visions by Yasmin Sayyed
Heart Visions by Yasmin Sayyed is a visual and poetic presentation about fields of quantum leaps and exponential opportunities to dance in the perpetual winds of change. This masterful book with 66 full color paintings, poetry and stories is about the interplay of creativity and culture within socio-political realities. […]
Fairest Picture: Mark Twain at Lake Tahoe by David C. Antonucci
Mark Twain at Lake Tahoe, by David C. Antonucci describes Mark Twain’s experiences and travels at Lake Tahoe. Fairest Picture is the first and only book to describe Lake Tahoe as it was in Mark Twain’s time and reveal in detail the locations where he traveled, camped and stayed at 19th century hotels. […]
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The Gunn Chronicles by South Shore Writer
He just finished his 3-year bike tour around the world raising money for the Make a Wish Foundation.
Meet Rick Gunn, South Shore journalist and photographer. […]
“A Wall of White” by Jennifer Woodlief
It’s one of the most amazing survival stories ever told.
In 1982, an avalanche at Alpine Meadows ski resort took the lives of seven people. In the middle of the devastation, one woman was trapped under the snow and a team of ski patrolmen worked for five days to free her. Jennifer Woodlief tells the story in a vivid and compelling style in her book “A Wall of White”. […]
East Side Trails in Your Pocket
Do you prefer leisurely “Lakeside Rambles” or a 3-day backpacking trip?
Both? You’re in luck! […]
Talking Tahoe by Peter Goin
“Stopping Time: A Rephotographic Survey of Lake Tahoe,” is a nostalgic trip back in time with photography by Peter Goin. […]
Olive Oil: Nature’s Liquid Gold by Cal Orey
She believes that Olive Oil is not only liquid gold for health, it’s also a remedy for fighting the recession.
It’s just one more reason to use olive oil, according to local author, Cal Orey. […]
In July & Winter: Growing Food in the Sierra by Gary Romano
Bona Fide Books has just released “July & Winter: Growing Food in the Sierra” by third-generation farmer Gary Romano, owner of Sierra Valley Farms. It’s hard to grow food in Tahoe, but it’s not impossible. Despite the challenging Sierra climate and soil, Romano has successfully grown food on his 65-acre organic farm and shares hard-earned tips in ten essential chapters for home gardeners and those who might like to start a small farm.
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Sugar Pine Foundation Children’s Book
With colorful and playful illustrations, The Happiest Tree in the Forest tells the story of Lambe, a lonely little sugar pine seedling who grows up to be a very happy tree.
Follow Lambe as he grows from ‘a little seed in a big pine cone’ into the biggest sugar pine in all the forest and meet all of his animal friends along the way. […]
Plants of the Tahoe Basin by Michael Graf
“Plants of the Tahoe Basin” by Michael Graf is a comprehensive illustrated guide to the trees, ferns, and flowering plants of the Tahoe Basin. […]
Morgan’s Tahoe Full of Fascinating Tales
“Morgan’s Tahoe” is sort of a memoir, a series of chapters about some of the experiences of the author, Bill Morgan, while he lived and worked in the Lake Tahoe Basin. During the period from the spring of 1965 to the fall of 1989, he was involved in a wide range of endeavors, some of which were of great importance to the political and environmental future of the Basin.
Some of you will come across familiar names, too. Maybe your own. […]