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Chris Talbot exhibit opens at North Tahoe Event Center

Chris Talbot/Community submitted photoTalbotand#8217;s images will be displayed at the North Tahoe Event Center in Kings Beach through September.

KINGS BEACH, Calif. and#8212; The imagery of longtime local and world travel photographer, Chris Talbot, returned to the North Tahoe Event Center and will remain until the end of September. To celebrate this exhibit and the and#8220;Tahoe Lifestyle,and#8221; TahoeFest 2010 will return in August or September. All proceeds will go to the North Tahoe Regional Park childrenand#8217;s playground project in Tahoe Vista.

Talbotand#8217;s current photography exhibit at the Event Center is an array of Lake Tahoe and International scenes on canvas. This new exhibit will include an international trilogy of scenes from Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand as well as Tahoe panoramas, trilogies and single pieces. Talbot uses both a Mamiya 7II rangefinder camera and a Nikon F5. Fuji Velvia 50 is the film of choice and he does not and#8220;shopand#8221; images or use any crafty new digital photography methods. and#8220;I donand#8217;t like changing what was put in front of me by God. That is not my job,and#8221; Talbot said.

Talbot has lived in North Lake Tahoe for the past 34 years. As a Tahoe based travel-resort-landscape-wedding photographer, Talbot has been aiming his lenses at beautiful subject matter for 25 years. He has traveled to more than 29 countries and spends three months of the year based out of Saigon, Vietnam. Talbot says, and#8220;My job is easy. Capture beautiful images and show the world. Iand#8217;m a lucky man.and#8221; Visit http://www.talbotimages.com, go to the Fine Art Gallery page. Also, look for the Lake Tahoe Tube (lithographs) at numerous Lake Tahoe Retail outlets.

The 2nd Annual TahoeFest 2010, an Art and Music Fest, will be held later this fall. More information to come soon! Last year, attendees enjoyed an evening of art, music, storytelling, food, beer and wine on the deck overlooking Lake Tahoe. TahoeFest featured Lake Tahoe singer-songwriter Darin Talbot. KOZZand#8217;s Max Volume brought his band to further add to the musical festivities. MacAvoy Lane, the Ghost of Mark Twain, was on hand to tell his tales of old Tahoe. TahoeFest 2009 donated more than $1,500 to the North Tahoe Regional Park Childrenand#8217;s Playground Project.

The public is invited to come into the Center during normal business hours to view the art on display at no charge. Exhibits will be rotated approximately every three months. The North Tahoe Event Center has partnered with North Tahoe Arts and the Art in Public Places program to provide rotating art exhibits available to the public. The Center hopes to provide a more inviting atmosphere through the showing of artwork with a connection to the North Tahoe Community, either through the artist or content of the work.

The North Tahoe Public Utility District provides sewer and water service to the residents of Kings Beach, Tahoe Vista, Carnelian Bay, Cedar Flat and Agate Bay. The District owns, manages and maintains the North Tahoe Event Center in Kings Beach. This facility offers flexible options for gatherings large and small and indoors and out. Four of eight meeting rooms offer dramatic views of Lake Tahoe. The District owns, manages and maintains the North Tahoe Regional Park in Tahoe Vista which provides recreation opportunities to residents and visitors. In addition, the District owns and/or maintains all of the public beaches in the District including Kings Beach State Recreation Area, Tahoe Vista Recreation Area and Secline Beach to name just a few.

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