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Lord Of The Boards: Before Blank premieres Friday

November 8, 2018 — Local Freshies presents the Lake Tahoe premiere of Blank Collective's film Before Blank at Alibi Ale Works Taproom, 204 E. Enterprise St. Incline Village at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9. The first-ever film by the Blank Collective takes a light-hearted and retrospective look into the

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Beyond craft: Kansas City’s The Monarch

November 3, 2018 — As it's been noted here in the past, man (nor woman for that matter) does not live by wine alone. So it was with great anticipation that on a recent visit to Kansas City I ventured into a highly touted cocktail bar called The Monarch.

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Kings Beach community celebrates Dia de los Muertos

November 1, 2018 — Dia de los Muertos has become popular the world over, even more so after the release of last year's movie "Coco." Local artist Cruz Ortiz Zamarron and former Tahoe Public Art Project Director Marguerite Sprague have teamed up to bring the holiday to the North

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Bubbles for your troubles

October 28, 2018 — So we all know that nothing says celebration like a glass of Champagne. There is just something about the rising of the bubbles in a flute, the tickle on the nose and the smooth, creamy taste in the mouth that makes a special occasion better.

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Emi Sunshine hosted by Arts For The Schools Friday in Truckee

October 26, 2018 — Critically-acclaimed teen music prodigy from Tennessee Emily Sunshine Hamilton, has captured the nation's attention. On Friday night, Emi Sunshine takes stage at Truckee Donner Recreation and Park District, 8924 Donner Pass Road in Truckee, in a show hosted by Arts For The Schools. Sunshine, a

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Truckee Community Theater hosts Fall 10 Minute Play Festival

October 11, 2018 — Back by popular demand, Truckee Community Theater presents an evening of little plays complete in 10 minutes from start to finish. Comedies, dramas, historical plays, and more. Different plays will be offered each evening with performances on Friday and Saturday (Friday show contains mature themes,

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Reno Air Races ready for takeoff

September 14, 2018 — Airborne excitement is shaping up with an impressive racing lineup for the 55th annual STIHL National Championship Air Races set to take off this week at the Reno-Stead Airport. One hundred and twenty planes pack the six racing classes, which began speed qualifications on Sunday.

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And the winners are: Results of 33rd annual Lake Tahoe Autumn Food & Wine Festival released

September 14, 2018 — The 33rd Annual Lake Tahoe Autumn Food & Wine Festival took place Sept. 7-9, and the winners of the Grand Tasting & Culinary Competition, Blazing Pans Chef Cook -Off, Charbay Bartender Competition, and Mountain Kids Cook-Off have been announced. Among over 20 total culinary events

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Jessica Fichot brings Chinese-French fusion to Tahoe

September 7, 2018 — The entrancing sounds of Jessica Fichot and her band will echo along the shoreline of Sand Harbor this weekend as part of The World Concert: A Peace Project of Truckee Tahoe. With a sound blending cultures and spanning eras, Fichot and her band return to

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Gar Woods hosts annual Labor Day Fireworks Spectacular

August 30, 2018 — Gar Woods Grill & Pier and The Monte Foundation will be hosting its sixth annual "Fireworks Spectacular" at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2. The public is invited to sit front row and watch the sky light up just off the Gar Woods pier. The lakefront

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26th annual Donner Party Hike: Spectacular Sierra Nevada scenery combined with fascinating history

August 23, 2018 — TRUCKEE — Hikers can explore the most historically significant square mile in California Sept. 15-16 by participating in the 26th annual Donner Party Hike. There will be stories, historic photographs, exercise, scenery, and fun, according to a release. Participants can choose from seven different hikes

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Skate the Lake raises nearly $30K for breast cancer awareness

August 23, 2018 — Fifteen-year-old Katie Lyssand has raised more money than any other at the annual Skate the Lake event for the past several years. And with her donation of nearly $1,500 this year, she's raised more than $16,000 in four years at Skate the Lake. While Lyssand

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VESSELS: Wood is Good

August 15, 2018 — Walk into almost any wine-tasting room on the planet and they will be there: wine barrels. They may be stacked over there by a wall or set on their tails with a piece of glass across the top making for a tasting table. They might

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Annual Brews, Jazz and Funk Fest returns to Squaw Valley this weekend

August 9, 2018 — Tasty baselines and cold beer highlight the weekend at Squaw Valley as the 17th Brews, Jazz & Funk Fest returns to the resort for two days of live music and beer tasting. This year's festival, presented by FiftyFifty Brewing Co., will feature more than 20

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WineInk: The Global Glass — Wines of the World

July 26, 2018 — If I were to ask you what wine is made in Australia you might, if you have an interest in such things, blurt out "shiraz!" And, if the pop quiz continued and I said "Portugal" you may smile with purple teeth and answer, "port." "Riesling"

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Tevis Cup covers 100 miles from Squaw Valley to Auburn this weekend

July 26, 2018 — Dozens of riders and their mounts will flock to the Truckee area today for Saturday's early morning start for the 2018 Tevis Cup. The ride's 100-mile trail runs between Lake Tahoe and Auburn, giving riders and their equine companions 24 hours beginning 5:15 a.m. Saturday

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The Color of Wine: More Than Skin Deep

July 19, 2018 — "Red or White?" my host asked, offering me a glass of wine at a summer gathering. Within moments, I regretted my choice as I tripped and spilled the glass of zinfandel down the front of my shirt. C'est la vie. But, as I lived under

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Your Tahoe Weekend

July 12, 2018 — Sierra Sun's top can't miss events in coming days: Music on the Beach: Coburn Station Start your summer weekend off by listening and dancing to free live music performances featuring a variety of genres on the north shore of Lake Tahoe. This week's band, Truckee's

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Vote for Best Of North Lake Tahoe & Truckee

June 28, 2018 — It's time to vote for your best of the best in Truckee and North Lake Tahoe. Go to go to sierrasun.com/bestofnorthtahoe and vote, then vote again tomorrow, and maybe the next day, too. Voting will continue through the month of July. The categories are entertainment,

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Picnic perfection

June 28, 2018 — What's better than sitting on a cozy blanket taking in stunning views of Lake Tahoe? Doing it while enjoying good food and drink, of course. This summer, round out your picnic basket with these Tahoe-Truckee products to truly experience the flavors of the Sierra Nevada.

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