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Tahoe Arts and Mountain Culture
Tahoe Arts and Mountain Culture
Filed Under Bike Culture

Gary Bell early mountain bikes of Lake TahoeThe History of Lake Tahoe Mountain Biking Exhibit is on display daily at Sierra Ski and Cycle Works, owned by South Lake Tahoe mountain bike pioneer, Gary Bell.

“I want to help people understand the roots of Tahoe mountain biking, and how it’s evolved over the past three decades,” says Bell.

As the unofficial official Tahoe bike and ski museum, you’ll find all sorts of locals sharing trail tales, and Santa Cruz bikes. May 15 – Santa Cruz Bikes will be in South Shore with 2016 bikes to demo. Call the shop at 530-541-7505 for details.

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Filed Under Cultural Heritage

Without a doubt, she was Tahoe’s greatest artisan. Dat So La Lee is considered one of the greatest basket weavers and designers among the Washoe people.

A fine collection of Dat So La Lee’s work and 900 baskets, pottery, clothing, dolls and artifacts from more than 85 tribes nationwide are on display at the Marion Steinbach Indian Museum located inside the Gatekeeper’s Museum.

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Sugar-Pine-Planting-at-Lake-TahoeHelp the Sugar Pine Foundation plant healthy, fungus-resistant sugar pines at these upcoming community events

Sugar pines and other white pines are plagued by a non-native invasive pathogen. White pine blister rust kills about 90% of sugar pines it infects. Scientists and restoration managers have agreed that the only effective restoration strategy is to identify seed trees resistant to the rust and plant their progeny.

This is exactly what the Sugar Pine Foundation does. And, you can help too.

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Charles Muench Painting Iceberg LakeThe Tahoe Art League presents Charles Muench: “Pack Mules and Plein Air-Exploring the Sierra Backcountry,” an oil painting demonstration by one of the best contemporary Plein Air painters of the west on Wednesday, May 11th at 6 pm at the Senior Center.   The event is free to the public.

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Filed Under North Tahoe Events

Susie Alexander Wild Horses

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.

You may just meet Susie Alexander who uses her art to support Wild horse preservation leagues and Wild horse sanctuaries.

Riverside Studios art gallery includes a strong collection of artwork from local artists from around Lake Tahoe and Truckee, all hand crafted.

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We live in a special place. A place so beautiful it nurtures the soul and creative spirit. A place so breathtaking it inspires conservation. A mountain culture that masters the fine art of living. Welcome to this place we call home. Welcome to Lake Tahoe. Meet the local artists, individuals, businesses and events that define our unique mountain culture and embody Tahoe's creative and entrepreneurial spirit.
Obexer's West Shore Lake Tahoe since 1911
Coffeebar Truckee loves Tahoe Culture by Travis
Fall at Lake Tahoe
Emerald Bay
Bear at Taylor Creek Lake Tahoe
Angora Fire Lookout
Tahoe Culture Fall Glory
Plein Air at Lily Lake at South Lake Tahoe
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