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North Tahoe Truckee art round up

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TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. andamp;#8212; This camp offers a hands-on art experience to elementary and middle school age youth ages 5-12 from the North Tahoe/Truckee region, as well as from the Bay Area. Taught by local artists and instructors who excel at teaching children the joy of ceramics, printmaking, painting, fiber art, earth art, book/journal making, jewelry, pastels, wire sculpture, and batik. A popular alternative to sports camp, it teaches children new techniques in self-expression. The student/teacher ratio is small, ensuring children receive the benefit of individual instruction and attention from volunteers who assist. Light snack provided. Scholarships are available. Registration forms are available at http://www.northtahoearts.com and the art center. Enroll now for July 11-15, 18-22 and 25-29, 9 a.m.-noon. Cost is $160 per session plus $10 material fee, NTA member: $140 + $10 material fee. Location is Rideout Community Center, 740 Timberland Lane, Tahoe City.Visit North Tahoe Arts, 380 N. Lake Blvd., Tahoe City or call 530-581-2787.

Announcing North Tahoe ARTS, andamp;#8220;2011 Annual Members Showandamp;#8221; in the Main Gallery, May 4-June 1. North Tahoe ARTS is proud and excited so many of their own talented members have come together for this exhibit. It promises to be riveting.andamp;#8220;Remembering Madelineandamp;#8221; will exhibit in the Corison Loft, a tribute to a wonderful artist, mentor and teacher. Madeline Bohanon founded Sierra Artists Network 23 years ago, which became North Tahoe ARTS and an artists group called Art Vision. Art Vision will exhibit May 4-June 1. A meet the artists opening reception is scheduled for Friday, May 6, 5-7 p.m. Appetizers and wine will be served. All are welcome. The public is invited to vote for their favorite artwork in the Member’s show. People’s Choice Awards for first, second and third place will awarded to artists.Gallery hours 11 a.m.-4 p.m., closed on Tuesdays, North Tahoe ARTS, 380 N. Lake Blvd., Tahoe City.

Friday, May 6, will feature artists Kai Prescher, Greg Van Loon and his son Luke Van Loon, 4-8 p.m. at Riverside Studios, 10060 Donner Pass Road, in the heart of historic Downtown Truckee. Prescher will take on the paparazzi with his whimsical use of found objects, with a bit of humor. For this show he has chosen to incorporate easily recognizable items, much in line with the works of Marcel Duchamp. Kai’s medium consists of wood, steel and found objects. Van Loon works in collage, assemblage, sculptural and textural painting. andamp;#8220;Four Seasons,andamp;#8221; Van Loon’s main piece, stemmed from a TOCCATA Vivaldi experience. Step out to Riverside Studios for a taste of the arts in Downtown Truckee. Call 530-587-3789 for info.

Sierra College, Tahoe-Truckee’s student art club, More Creative, announces the third annual Student Art Show, with opening reception 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, May 6, Sierra College, Tahoe-Truckee, 11001 College Trail, Truckee. The show will be on display at Sierra College, Tahoe-Truckee from Friday, May 6 to May 13, 2011. Community members of all ages are invited to attend the festive opening celebration, which will include an interactive component and an opportunity to vote for the People’s Choice award. The community is also invited to visit the campus during the week of May 9-13 to view the Spring Art Show’s variety and high quality artwork.

Director Donna Axton announces the SNC Concert Choir’s annual Broadway Concert, Wednesday, May 11, 7 p.m., Patterson Hall at Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, Nev. A potpourri of Broadway musicals, old and new. Students of Sierra Nevada College and members of the community to shine as soloists. This year the musicals featured include Brigadoon, Man of La Mancha, Jekyll and Hyde, Les Mis, and Hans Christian Anderson. Soloists include Lauren Upton, Marty and Mariposa Gollery, Bill Roberts, Karen Colbert, Dave Marelich, James Amende, and special guest (from the New York stage) Ava (Tiiu) Rebane. A delight night of music that ranges from spirited to sweet; funny to bittersweet, touching to powerful. Tickets at the door, $10 adults, $5 children and students. SNC folks free.

Art-n-Music Night May 12 at CBandamp;#8217;s Pizza andamp; Grill 7-10 p.m. Enjoy all night Happy Hour starting at 3 p.m. with lots of food and drink specials while meeting some great local artists. Music by DJ-Sneaky Moto. Hosted by Sara L. Smith Fine Art and CBandamp;#8217;s Pizza andamp; Grill. CB’s Pizza and Grill, 5075 N. Lake Blvd., Carnelian Bay. Call 530-546-4738.

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Paint, sculpt, transform or adorn anything with pedals, any way you like. This includes your bike, scooter, hot wheel, trike, Burning Man creation, etc. All ages are invited to participate or just stop by and enjoy the festivities. Please have your entry finished before judging at 3:30 p.m., which will be based upon creativity, use of color, individuality, design and use of diverse materials. Prizes for first, second and third place bikes. Need not be present to win. Join us for the fun along with wine, beverages, snacks and a raffle. Artisans Market Place, 10382 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, May 14, 1-5 p.m. Call 530-587-2873.