Friday art show at Riverside in Truckee to benefit High Fives |

Friday art show at Riverside in Truckee to benefit High Fives

Staff report

TRUCKEE, Calif. — On Friday, Feb. 6, from 5-8 p.m., Riverside Studios in downtown Truckee will host the fourth annual Lion Heart Art Show, a fundraiser for the CR Johnson Healing Center.

The show will feature local artists using 12-inch by 12-inch panels of wood to create masterpieces in any medium, according to a press release.

Each piece will be available for purchase for $100 per panel on a first come first serve basis.

"This is a truly unique and special format for an art show," Rene Kaldonski of Riverside Studios said in a statement. "Attendees have the chance to purchase an original piece of art from the areas most highly regarded artists for a fraction of the price that it would normally cost, with proceeds going to a great cause."

Proceeds will benefit the CR Johnson Healing Center , a program service of the High Fives Foundation that provides resources for athletes in recovery from sport related injuries.

Resources include: physical therapy, Pilates, massage, personal training and more.

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The Lion Heart Art Show, which is happening as part of Truckee's First Fridays event, also will feature beats from 101.5 FM Truckee Tahoe Radio's own DJ Treez, along with drinks and refreshments.

"The Lion Heart Art Show is one of our favorite events of the year," Kahlil Johnson, co-owner of Riverside Studios, said in a statement. "It is such a great and fun way to gather the Truckee-Tahoe Community to celebrate amazing art, while raising money for a cause that is near and dear to all of us­."

Riverside Studios is located at 10060 Donner Pass Road. Visit to learn more.