Fireside Chats at Sierra Nevada Collage are an ongoing series of evening discussions with some of Incline Village’s most interesting community members who cover a robust list of topics from global citizenry, to national security, and environmental preservation starting February 17 with “Escaping Ethnocentrism Through Study Abroad”.
The Lake Tahoe Community College Theatre Arts Department is offering up a romantic cabaret on Friday, February 11th with “Loving You: A Musical Valentine.”
The musical cabaret will feature songs of love from Sinatra to Sondheim sung and danced by some of Lake Tahoe’s most talented performers. A variety of desserts will be served beginning at 7:15 p.m.
The Lake Tahoe Community College is hosting a Winter Expo and Rail Jam airing from 2pm to midnight on February 12, 2011.
Live music starting at 2 p.m. with local band Adient Zoo kicks off the full day of events co-sponsored by Heavenly, Kirkwood and Sierra-at-Tahoe.
Share your morning coffee with SNC’s faculty and other knowledgeable locals as they present bite-size offerings of intellectually stimulating material to pique your interest and challenge your sensibilities. Saturday Mornings at SNC, is the award-winning joint offering of Sierra Nevada College and Incline Village Parks & Recreation Senior Programs.
February 19th features Living With Stone Age People by photographers William Cooper and JoAnn Lippert.
A legendary poker tournament deserves a legendary story.
According to local sources, Joe King won the rights to the land that is now Kings Beach in North Lake Tahoe in an all-night poker game in 1925. King took the winnings from that game to develop several buildings, some of which are still standing today.
In Joe’s honor, the winner of the tournament on February 20th will act as honorary mayor of Kings Beach in the Kings Beach SnowFest! parade on March 12, 2011. read more →
Squaw Valley Institute brings both the filmmaker and performer followed in the documentary Catching Dreams, which chronicles the inspirational true story of a trapeze artist in a quest to perform for the most acclaimed circus in the world, Cirque du Soleil, to Lake Tahoe. The film, which will be shown at Resort at Squaw Creek in Squaw Valley, begins at 7:00 PM on Thursday, February 24, with a question and answer period following the showing. Doors open at 6:30 PM, with a no-host bar available.
Lake Tahoe is a breeding ground for elite athletes and year-round adventurers. Once a year our mountain culture comes together to celebrate our lifestyle.
Don’t miss the fourth annual Tahoe Adventure Film Festival on February 26th, 2011 at Grand Sierra Resort and Casino. read more →
Do you have what it takes?
Drop knees not bombs at the Telemark and Freeride Festival at Alpine Meadows on February 24-27, 2011.
Lake Tahoe is to receive a double honor from Yachting magazine. After twenty years of photography, Lake Tahoe resident Steve Lapkin has received one of the highest praises of his career.
Yachting magazine will feature his shot of the iconic Thunderbird on January’s 2011 cover; the first of Lapkin’s shots to be published by the magazine.
Performing since 2001, Blue Turtle Seduction has created a signature style, raw yet polished, that represents the South Shore’s work hard, play harder lifestyle. It’s a hypnotic blend of electric guitar and mandolin; harmonica, harmonies, and adrenaline; drums, bass, and violin led by Jay Seals’ vocals.
With roots embedded at Fallen Leaf Lake, they have a deep love for Lake Tahoe which is captured in their song, Mountain Sol, that pays tribute to our mountain culture. And, for many in Tahoe, our priorities.
Few things bring a community together better than food and music. Stone Soup, a weekly soup night in Truckee, melds this powerful combination into a special treat of homemade soup, friends, family, conversation, music, and most importantly community.
On every Sunday, from Jan. 23 to March 27, a different volunteer group will chop, dice, and sauté, then cook a huge pot of soup to share with anyone who walks in the door at the Community Arts Center in downtown Truckee.
It’s pretty easy to imagine that Santa delivers more skis and snowboards to Tahoe than just about any other community in the world. Multiply the local skiing population by the level of passion and you’ve gotta figure that Saint Nick’s Tahoe-bound sleigh has at least a dozen ski racks bolted on the side.
North Tahoe Toys: New Local Skis and Snowboards by Seth Lightcap is reprinted from the December print issue of Moonshine Ink.
Tahoe Aerial Arts, a business dedicated to teaching aerial performance on silks, hoops and hammocks, is offering a free Introduction to Aerial Fitness class on Wednesday, January 5th, from 7:30-8:30 pm.
Learn to create an abstract watercolor painting in this fun one-day workshop on Saturday, January 15th, from 10-3 at Watercolors by Jan Foss.