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Xaviere Alden, one of the Heart ART Exhibit artists, will be available to help children create a Valentine from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 14. Children are invited to make a Valentine at North Tahoe ARTS.Materials are available upstairs in the Corrison loft. Xavieres playfulness and soft spoken ways are perfect to work with children. There is no charge.Xaviere Alden describes her style of art as Abstract Expressionism. She sees art as a truth teller and works to find a deep expression of beauty. Xaviere says color excites her and she delights in seeing what happens when she mixes colors. She likes to work in series or studies.She finds new expressions of ideas in this process of repeating and repeating the visual exercise. Her favorite medium is monoprinting, which combines painterly qualities and the print-making processes. She is currently experimenting on printing without a press, by transferring the image by hand rubbing.The Heart ART exhibit continues at North Tahoe ARTS through March 1, 2009. Located at 380 North Lake Blvd. in Tahoe City. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

On behalf of the rodeo committee of 2008, we would like to thank all of the sponsors and fans that supported the 2008 rodeo. Due to your support, we were able to give a little more than $4,000 back to different charity groups in the area. As stated by the Truckee Donner Horsemans Association, (TDHA) to the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, (PRCA) that due to economic reasons, the TDHA will not host a rodeo in 2009. However, the rodeo committee of 2008 does not want to let the rodeo die in Truckee. Therefore, we have taken it upon ourselves to ensure there will be a rodeo in 2009. The dates will be July 25 at 5 p.m. and July 26 at 2 p.m. at the McIver Arena.The new name for the rodeo is Truckee Championship PRO Rodeo. The rodeo is for Truckee and everyone who supports rodeo. We are asking the community for your continued support and we look forward to another successful rodeo in 2009. would like to correspond, or apply to volunteer for your rodeo, please visit our website at http://www.truckeerodeo.org or write to P.O. Box 10795 Truckee Ca, 96162, or give us a call at (208) 735-0462. 2009 Rodeo CommitteeDon Jesser, Dave Summers, Anita Jesser andamp; Jeff Davis

The North Tahoe Event Center has partnered with North Tahoe Arts and the Art in Public Places program to provide rotating public art exhibits. The Center hopes to provide a more inviting atmosphere through the showing of artwork.The current exhibit, Wild Encounters Photography, by photographers William Cooper and JoAnn Lippert is a sampling of photography which focuses on sights, colors and textures of world cultures and primitive tribes including the wild animals, beliefs, flowers and people. Working with Art in Public Places allows the North Tahoe Event Center to provide its visitors and residents of North Tahoe a new cultural experience, says Kathy Long, Parks and Facilities Manager. This new partnership also provides local artists a new venue to show off their artwork and connect with a segment of the community that may not have previously been aware of their work. The public is invited to visit the Center during normal business hours to view the art on display at no charge. Exhibits will be rotated approximately every three months. For more information contact Mary Lou Cooper at 562-2686 or dmcooper@telis.org. For more information about the North Tahoe Event Center contact Kathy Long at 546-7249 or klong@ntpud.org.


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