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Tahoe Arts and Mountain Culture
Tahoe Arts and Mountain Culture
Filed Under Featured Artists

“I work with clay. Elements derived from the earth.

Forms created through rhythm and motion.

Like the process that completes my work, it fires me up.

Keeps my inner fire burning and sets my soul free.” B Wesson

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Filed Under Made by Tahoe

Did you know…Tahoe has its own skateboard manufacturer?

Tahoe Longboards was started by Chuck Vogt in 1997 in Kings Beach.  Chad Thomas, local photojournalist and woodworker, has joined Chuck as co-owner, co-fun hog, co-local entrepreneur and they have launched all new 2012 boards.

The secret to their success after 15 years going strong is unrivaled craftsmanship, and small batches of boards.  The small batches allows them to maintain a tight grip on quality-control, adapt quickly and keep things fresh. (And probably go out and ride more…)

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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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Filed Under Bike Culture

BikerLake Tahoe has another reason to brag – Northstar Mountain Bike Park.

The park is considered one of the top mountain bike parks on the west coast following Whistler.

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Filed Under North Tahoe Events

The annual “Dinner in the Barn” series hosted by Sierra Valley Farms takes place August 19, and September 9, 2017 for $130 per plate.

Guest chefs will prepare a feast using produce so fresh it grew in the field hours before they serve the four-course meal in a 1936-era barn during.  Party of two?

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Filed Under North Tahoe Events

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 August 15 through 20, 2017.

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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.
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