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Tahoe Arts and Mountain Culture
Tahoe Arts and Mountain Culture

Avalanche Training at Alpenglow Sports Nov 7

Ricky Newberry love snowOn Nov. 7 at 7pm Alpenglow Sports will provide a free educational forum to prepare backcountry enthusiasts of all ability levels for the upcoming season.

In the first of two installments of the annual Community Avalanche Safety Seminars, the Tahoe City shop will provide an evening for backcountry travelers to refresh their skills, learn new information, and witness the latest equipment in avalanche safety hosted by Ricky Newberry. read more →

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The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later at LTCC Nov 15-24

It’s been 15 years since the death of Matthew Shepard, a gay college student who was tortured and left for dead, tied to a fence in Laramie, Wyoming.

The horrible crime and how the community dealt with it was the focus of “The Laramie Project,” a theatrical production that came to LTCC’s Duke Theatre in 2010. In the years since the play’s creators first interviewed townspeople about their feelings, Matthew Shepard became an important icon in the fight for gay rights – a fight that has led to remarkable change in recent months. But how did the passing of time affect the town where the murder took place? And what of the two men found responsible for Shepard’s death? read more →

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Just Downstream: Water Culture & Water Governance at Pyramid Lake at SNC Nov 14

Pyramid_LakeUC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center’s monthly lecture series continues with a presentation on water rights at Pyramid Lake on Thursday, November 14, starting at 5:30 with a no-host bar. Presentation begins at 6 p.m. with a $5 suggested donation.

Dr. Kate Berry, Professor of Geography at the University of Nevada, Reno, will discuss her research at the Tahoe Center for Environmental Sciences. read more →

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Yoga Workshops with Venerable Lobsang Dhonden Nov 16-19

Lobsang class on Mountain Yoga websiteDon’t miss this rare opportunity with Venerable Lobsang Dhonden, Tibetan Yoga Teacher from Lhodak, Tibet who will teach Pranayana & Asana Yoga Workshops November 16 through 19, 2013 for a $20 suggested donation.

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“Slow is Smooth. Smooth is Fast.” And other Adventure Quotes.

bigdaddy2.JPGThe following quotes were part of Aaron Sedway’s photo and mixed media display at the North Tahoe Art Center in 2007 – boy time flies.

Besides punctuating his dramatic photos, the quotes capture the passion of the athletes he shoots, and shout Tahoe mountain culture.

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Winter White Party raises money for Boys & Girls Club Nov 23

The Tahoe Regional Young Professionals will raise funds for the South Lake Tahoe Boys & Girls Club on Saturday, November 23, 2013 from 6:30-10pm at Riva Grill in South Lake Tahoe.

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Green Friday at Gaia Licious Nov 29

One of our favorite South Lake Tahoe local shops doesn’t call the biggest bargain shopping day of the year Black Friday.

Gaia-Licious calls it Green Friday to reflect our passion for local art, community and environmentally friendly gifts. And, they’re giving away free gifts to those who go the extra mile on Friday, November 29, 2013 from 10 am to 6 pm.

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Skier and Rider Workshop Nov 16

Shalah Morris Yoga for Skiers and RidersNow is the time to prepare your body for the slopes with yoga’s deep focused energy and balance to aid in skiing’s rapid speed and fluidity. The more yoga one practices, the more powerful and graceful one becomes both on and off the slopes.

Yoga Studio Tahoe is offering a special skier and rider yoga workshop taught by former pro-skier and yogi Shaelah Morris. The two and one half hour workshop is scheduled for Saturday, November 16, 2013 from 11:30-2:00PM with a cost of $30 for pre-registered participants and $40 at the door.

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Artistry in Wood by Tom Beebe Open Studio Nov 29-Dec 1

Just before the holidays, treat yourself to something very different. Woodworking demonstrations and amazing functional artwork during Tom Beebe’s Open Studio weekend, November 29 – December 1, 2013 from 11 am to 4 pm.

In addition to previewing an assortment of big and small woodworking items in the gallery, you can also learn about the custom furniture and built-in ordering process.

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Kids Help Animals in Need with online non-profit Dance in the Sun for Animals

Mary_Jane_&_RowanDance in the Sun for Animals (DSA) is a new, non-profit organization that helps kids help animals in need.

Heidi Timinsky, a teacher with a Masters in Humane Education, founded DSA with the goal of empowering children to realize that they too can make a positive difference in the world through helping animals in need. Heidi believes that teaching compassion for all living beings is just as important as teaching the core curriculum subjects such as math, reading and science.

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23rd Annual Tahoe Toy Run October 5

Toy RunThe 23rd annual Tahoe Toy Run will be rolling through South Lake Tahoe on Saturday, October 5, 2013.

The South Lake Tahoe event is a major fundraiser for Christmas Cheer, a non-profit organization dedi­cated to providing food to needy fam­ilies and Christmas toys to underpriv­ileged children in the community.

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