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The Winter and the Wolves World Tour featuring Grieves

Event Date: 
August 8, 2014 - 8:00pm

Late-Nite Productions is proud to present the Winter and the Wolves World Tour featuring Grieves, Son Real and Fierce Vill plus special guest Ekoh from Las Vegas, NV! This is happening on Friday, August 8, 2014. Tickets are $16 adv at Whiskey Dicks (South Lake Tahoe) 702 Skate & Snow (Carson City) Recycled Records (Reno) or online at www.Ticketweb.com or $20 day of show.

Wa-Sha-Shu It’Deh Native American Festival held this weekend at Valhalla

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Repeats every day until Sun Jul 27 2014 .
July 26, 2014 (All day)
July 27, 2014 (All day)

The Wa-Sha-Shu It’Deh Native American Festival returns to Valhalla at the Tallac Historic site this weekend, July 26 and 27. The festival celebrates the Washoe's ancient lifeways and their Lake Tahoe homeland.

The festival features traditional American Indian dancers and drum performers, basket weaving displays, art, and great food. The basket weaving competition features over fourteen different categories. The Washoe are highly regarded for their master craftsmanship of baskets and have had several well-known weavers throughout their history, including Dat So La Lee.

Lake Tahoe a finalist in "America's Favorite Space" - Winner announced on Thursday

Good Morning America, ABC TV's morning show, has but the vote out to the viewers to select the top spot in the country. They gathered nominations and photos and here are the Top 5:\\The Top 5 Nominees

1. Lake Tahoe. Known for its crystal clear blue water and surrounded by snow-capped mountains, the lake, which borders Nevada and California, is a nature lover's paradise. For Nancie Goodnough, who cannot walk and hike due to rheumatoid arthritis, Lake Tahoe has been a place of healing.

Drought affecting California State Parks including D.L. Bliss in Lake Tahoe

A lack of water in California has prompted water restrictions to be imposed at California State Parks including Lake Tahoe's D.L. Bliss.

Due to the drought conditions showers, flushing toilets, and trailer dump stations will not be available at the park and chemical toilets have been put in their place.

According to the park's website, drinking water will continue to be available at the spigots throughout the campground but there will be no showers.

July 2014 Concerts in Tahoe: Lady Gaga, DJ Pauly D, NOFX, Carrie Underwood

Mind-blowingly many artists playing in July 2014; Notables this month from Harrah's Harvey's LT include Train, Carrie Underwood, Zac Brown Band, Boston, The Doobie Brothers, Journey, Steve Miller Band - Crystal Bay Casino will be featuring Geechy Guy, Rich Robinson of the Black Crowes, and Ana Popovic.

Live at Lakeview will feature Tracorum, Randy McAllister, The McCoy/Tyler band, The Sierra Drifters, Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds.

Over 260 Music Videos this month, so click through and check out the playlists.

Lake Tahoe 4th of July Fireworks 2014

South Lake Tahoe's 2014 fireworks display included this song performed by local Jesse Kalin Carson. The spectacular show is synchronized to music so no better way to show the visitors what Lake Tahoe is all about than to use a local artist's music.

Nevada Side of South Lake Tahoe Sees Orderly Crowds, Early Morning Stabbing

Overall, the 4th of July was busy but things went pretty well according to Douglas County Sheriff Ron Pierini. "A lot of people enjoyed the 4th in Lake Tahoe," he said. "We scheduled a lot of deputies to handle the extra crowds and didn't see a lot of problems. We managed well and were prepared."

Nevada Beach has been an alcohol free beach for the holiday since the 1990s which is something Sheriff Pierini said needed to be done. "Having that ordinance made a big difference," he said.

July 2014 in Tahoe: Billy Ray Cyrus, Sinbad, Carrie Underwood, Train

WOW! This is probably the busiest concert month since I've been keeping a blog.

#4thofJuly events include parades and fireworks on both ends of the lake in #LakeTahoe plus Billy Ray Cyrus in Incline Village and Sinbad at the Montbleu on July 5th, Black Star Safari, 4-piece puzzle, and Groovebox at the American legion July 4th, Red White & Bass feat. Love and Light, Muppet Punk, Gurbtron, Trevor Selby, Tre Tuna, DJ Chango at Lakeside at Night and Stylust Beats, Subtropixx, Aux, IJV at Tahoe...

July 01 Unauthorized Rolling Stones @ Harrah's

"Red, White & BOOM!" with DJ DAN

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July 5, 2014 - 9:00pm

Late-Nite Productions is proud to present the second annual Red, White and BOOM! 4th of Julyweekend House Music Explosion featuring SF's legendary DJ Dan plus special guest DJ Aspect getting the party warmed up! This is happening on Saturday, July 5, 2014 at Whiskey Dick's Saloon. Tickets are $15 adv at Whiskey Dicks & Beach Hut Deli (South Lake Tahoe) 702 Skate & Snow (Carson City) Recycled Records (Reno) or online at www.Ticketweb.com or $20 day of show. The party will feature enhanced Sound, Lights, Visuals and Go-Go dancers all night long!

"Homegrown California Style Reggae" THRIVE at Whiskey Dicks

Event Date: 
July 9, 2014 - 9:00pm

Late-Nite Productions is proud to present the return of THRIVE live in concert! Homegrown reggae music from Santa Cruz, CA plus special guest Weapon from South Lake Tahoe!

This is happening on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at Whiskey Dick's Saloon located at 2660 Lake Tahoe Blvd in South Lake Tahoe. Tickets are $10 adv at Whiskey Dicks & Beach Hut Deli (South Lake Tahoe) or online at www.Ticketweb.com or $12 day of show.

Since 2008 Santa Cruz based Pop/Rock/ Hybrid-Reggae band Thrive has been paving its path in the music world.

South Lake Tahoe Police Step Up Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Enforcement

The South Lake Tahoe Police Department will conduct targeted pedestrian and bicycle safety law enforcement this summer in order to reduce accidents. They will be deploying officers on bicycles and motorcycles to educate the public.

In 2013, the South Lake Tahoe Police department conducted 42 injury traffic collision investigations that involved serious and/or fatal injuries. 10 of those collisions involved bicycles and 5 involved pedestrians.

America's Most Beautiful Bike Ride 2014

Every year since I've had a channel I have been covering Bike The West's signature bicycling event America's Most Beautiful Bike ride; though, over the years I've varied dramatically on how I have chosen to cover it. By tradition, I always cover the bicycle race on foot to give me a different perspective to the people who cover it on bicycle helmet cams or in a car.

June in South Lake Tahoe: Sarah McLaughlin,Three Dog Night, Joan Osborne, Neil Sedaka

Lots to do in South Lake Tahoe during the month of June!

June 01 America's Most Beautiful Bike Ride @ Montbleu
Wagon train parade
Family Bike Day @ Truckee Regional Park
Rock River Band @ The Beacon
Dimitri Mathemey group @ Moody's Bistro
Mike Kise Memorial charity fishing derby @ Jakes on the Lake
June 02 Rise Up @ Rojo's
June 03 LunarBurn fundraiser w/ GmD, Highbreed, Monophorix @ Whisky Dick's

'California Cool' Crooner Chris Isaak at Tahoe's MontBleu

Event Date: 
August 9, 2014 - 9:00pm

Whether it's love, passion or heartbreak, no one sings a breakup or makeup song quite like Chris Isaak. California's coolest crooner will bring his sweeping catalogue of heart-bending classics — from "Wicked Game," "Somebody's Crying" to "San Francisco Days" and "Two Hearts" — to Lake Tahoe for a one-night-only show Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014 at MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa.

Announcing the Premiere of Pat Branch Films' "Is It Happening?"

Event Date: 
May 30, 2014 - 6:00pm

Is It Happening? Trailer from Pat Branch films on Vimeo.

Location

11197 Brockway Rd, Truckee, CA, 96161 Fifty Fifty Brewing Company
United States

Chocolate: Heritage of the Americas

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April 10, 2014 - 5:30pm

Dr. Louis Grivetti will present “Chocolate: Heritage of the Americas,” featuring samples of American Heritage Chocolate made with authentic ingredients from the 17th century. Chocolate today is a universal treat—amazingly, a mere 500 years ago it was unknown outside of Central America. This presentation will cover
the geographical origins and global dispersal of the cacao tree, and its most beloved product.

Chocolate’s extensive history includes its earliest uses by native Mesoamericans and the spread of cacao production and chocolate manufacture into

Dr. Seuss Hats Off Exhibition Comes to Lake Tahoe

Few authors are better known than Theodor Seuss Geisel, a.k.a. Dr. Seuss, yet, to this day, his Secret Art and his fantastical Hat Collection are virtually unknown to the general public. Throughout his lifetime, Ted Geisel created paintings and collected hats which he secreted away in a hidden closet at the Dr. Seuss Estate. This is the first time ever that Dr. Seuss’s hats have ever traveled outside his home.

Location

Marcus Ashley Fine Art Gallery
4000 Lake Tahoe Blvd. Suite 23
United States

CHP: Crackdown On Cell Phone Texting and Talking While Driving

April 1st starts the month long zero tolerance campaign “It’s Not Worth It!” to highlight the fact that drivers who text and use cell phones while driving have the same driving behavior as those who are legally drunk. South Lake Tahoe California Highway Patrol officers will join others from around the state in an effort to curb these behaviors in order to reduce preventable accidents with injuries.

South Lake Tahoe Summer Concert Lineup Growing

Summer 2014 at Lake Tahoe is going to be a musical one, complete with country, classic rock, new and old and more in between.

Rascal Flatts is the latest to book their trip to South Lake Tahoe. They will be hitting the stage on Sunday, August 24. Tickets go on sale April 11.

So far, the lineup is:

Sarah McLaughlin on June 24
Carrie Underwood on July 18
Zac Brown Band on July 20
Journey and Steve Miller Band on July 30
Lady Gaga's ARTPOP Ball on August 2
Boston on August 3
Bruno Mars on August 14
Sammy Hagar and Friends on August 16
Rascal Flatts on August 24

Cycle Through Wine Country to Support Keeping Tahoe Blue

The League to Save Lake Tahoe is looking for cyclists to join their Climate Ride California team to cycle through wine country May 17-20, 2014. Riders will help raise awareness of climate change, alternative modes of transportation and the effort to Keep Tahoe Blue.

League staff member Seth Chanin will be captaining Team Keep Tahoe Blue.

Too Early to Tell Success of New Trash Pick Up Times in South Lake Tahoe

Since March 3rd, trash pick up times in South Lake Tahoe have been moved to two hours later in an effort to reduce wildlife problems and clean up, according to South Tahoe Refuse, protect our unique environment.

While it's too early to tell if the later times will keep bears out of local trash, both Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care and the Bear League say they feel it will make a big difference.

Up and Coming ZZ Ward Making First Visit to South Lake Tahoe

If you could take Muddy Waters, the Beatles, Tina Turner. David Bowie and Tom Petty, throw in a little Jay Z and mix them all up, you'd come up with a blond 27 year old named ZZ Ward.

After listening to her debut CD, "Til the Casket Drops", I am a new fan. And apparently I am not alone. "The tour has been incredible," Ward told me in a phone interview. "At every venue I'm seeing new fans and it's been a very positive thing to see."

How Can South Lake Tahoe Residents Reduce Water Usage By 20%?

California Governor Jerry Brown has called for a 20% reduction in water usage state wide in order to prepare for the anticipated water shortage not only for 2014, but also in coming years.

A presentation was made by South Tahoe Public Utility District at Tuesday's City Council Meeting on just how everyone can cut back, from private homes to city projects.

Long range planning is important for communities to survive cutbacks to water supplies. The District outlined their response to conservation:

South Lake Tahoe Earth Day

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April 26, 2014 - 10:00am

The Annual South Lake Tahoe Earth Day will be held on Saturday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bijou Community Park.

The festivities will include live music, a kid's zone, raffle prize and informative and interactive booths.

There will be plenty of opportunity to learn about local environmental issues while celebrating the Lake Tahoe region's unique beauty.

Carrie Underwood Added to Harvey's Outdoor Concert Series Lineup

The Harvey's Outdoor Concert Series in South Lake Tahoe is adding more concerts to their summer 2014 lineup.

Carrie Underwood was added to the schedule with a concert during the American Century Celebrity Golf Tournament. Tickets for the July 18 show will go on sale March 20 at 10 a.m.

Underwood joins Sara McLachlan (June 24), Zac Brown Band (July 20), Journey and Steve Miller Band (July 30), Boston and The Doobie Brothers (August 3) and Bruno Mars (August 14).

Valhalla Tahoe Announces New Festival Director

Putting on the annual Valhalla Art, Music and Theatre Festival takes more than a village. It requires the skills, creativity and organization of a Festival Director. The Tahoe Tallac Association, which produces the Festival, is pleased to announce its new Festival Director, Evangeline Elston.

Yonder Mountain String Band Performs at MontBleu

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April 3, 2014 - 8:00pm

A one-night-only show of progressive banjo rolling, mandolin chopping bluegrass music with the Yonder Mountain String Band and special guest The Brothers Comatose is April 3 at MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa.

Don't Forget to Move Clocks Forward

Even though winter hasn't made much of a presence in Lake Tahoe this year, it's time once again for the annual spring ritual of daylight savings time. Sunday, March 9 at 2 a.m. is the official time charge where people are to move their clocks forward one hour.

City of South Lake Tahoe Approves 3 Year Deal With SnowGlobe

With a vote of 4 to 1, the South Lake Tahoe City Council voted Tuesday to give SnowGlobe a three year contract to have their signature concert event in the city. Promoters will also be receiving an additional $25,000 in cash funding to run the event.

SnowGlobe brings in an estimated $6 million return on the City's investment through advertising, hotel bookings, money spent on food and supplies as well on international awareness of the unique concert in South Lake Tahoe.

Lake Tahoe Tops Woman's List of Places to Visit Before Going Blind

What would you do if you were losing your eyesight? This question wasn't a hard one to answer for Monroe, Louisiana resident Leslie Hestle. Her answer? Go to Lake Tahoe!

Suffering from gyrate atrophy since birth, Hestle knew that her eyesight was going away. People with the disease are usually totally blind between the ages of 40-60. One year ago she had cataracts surgery, giving her eyesight for awhile longer but without peripheral vision.

Sierra Chef 2014 Cooking Class: Gluten Free is Fabulous!

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February 6, 2014 - 6:00pm

Chef Candace Lockhart, Owner of Bella Tahoe Catering, will be teaching a hands on and demonstration class as part of the Sierra Chef Cooking Series at the Lakeview Loft in South Lake Tahoe. The February 6 event will be from 6 to 8 pm. Chef Lockhart will be showing just how fabulous Gluten Free cooking can be.

You'll learn to create 2 appetizers, a main course and a dessert, all tasty and Gluten free.

The class is $75 and reservations can be made by email at events@sierrachef.com or by phone at 775-588-01
484.

Sierra Chef 2014 Cooking Class: Spice Blending

Event Date: 
January 30, 2014 - 6:00pm

The Gourmet Cooking Class series at the Lakeview Loft continues with Spice Blending on Thursday, January 30 from 6 pm to 8 pm.

Diane Weidinger, owner of Heart Rock Herb & Spice, will be teaching a spice blending class that includes learning to cook with fresh spice blends. Featured spice blends will be Herbs de Provence, Tahoe Taco and Tahoe BBQ.

The class is $75. Reservations can be made by contacting Events Ink at 775-588-0484. More information is available at www.sierrachef.com.

CHARLEE SIMONS FROM K-TAHOE IS A BAD HUSBAND!

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November 24, 2013 - 10:00am

After getting his $10 Christmas Tree cutting permit from the U.S. Forest Service; Charlee, from the Charlee Simons & Jen morning show on K-Tahoe 590 AM & FM 96.1, finds the PERFECT tree in the forest!

Charlee Simons from K-TAHOE on the "Polar Express"

Charlee, from the K-TAHOE morning radio show of Charlee Simons & Jen, brings you along for a ride on the Nationally famous V&T Railroad's "POLAR EXPRESS" out of Carson City, NV. All aboard!

Parks, Recreation and Tourism Workshops for South Lake Tahoe

Event Date: 
December 11, 2013 - 6:30pm

El Dorado County, Douglas County, and the City of South Lake Tahoe are hosting two community workshops on December 11-12, 2013 to discuss the role that outdoor recreation plays in enhancing tourism and community livability for the South Shore. This is a great opportunity for residents to share their insights about parks, recreation, trails, events and programs, so that recreation opportunities can be improved in the future.

Fall Harvest Jam at Lake Tahoe's MontBleu Resort Featuring Shaggy and Black Uhuru

Event Date: 
November 29, 2013 - 10:00pm

Grammy Award winning island music superstars Shaggy & Ravon and the legendary group Black Uhuru will headline separate shows at the Lake Tahoe Fall Harvest Reggae Jam at MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa Nov. 19 and Nov. 29.

Fall Harvest Jam at Lake Tahoe's MontBleu Resort Featuring Shaggy and Black Uhuru

Event Date: 
November 19, 2013 - 10:00pm

Grammy Award winning island music superstars Shaggy & Ravon and the legendary group Black Uhuru will headline separate shows at the Lake Tahoe Fall Harvest Reggae Jam at MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa Nov. 19 and Nov. 29.

Thanksgiving at Lake Tahoe's Granlibakken Steeped in Tradition and Outdoor Recreation

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November 28, 2013 - 12:00pm

Granlibakken Conference Center & Lodge at Lake Tahoe (http://www.Granlibakken.com) offers a Thanksgiving tradition that celebrates family and friends with a hearty holiday feast around the dinner table and boundless opportunities to work up an appetite or work off the satisfying dinner.

Fabulous Lake Tahoe Concert Report for November

Here is the November 2013 concert and event report courtesy of Jack Durst of Fabulous Lake Tahoe. Follow Jack at his website, his YouTube channel and Twitter here.

Free Lake Tahoe Ski Resort Lift Tickets When You Get Special License Plate

With ski resorts busy preparing for the winter season ahead, now is the time to start planning your time on the slopes! "Plates for Powder" is the successful promotion run by the Tahoe Fund to increase sales of the Lake Tahoe license plates.

Individuals who purchase the specialty Lake Tahoe license plate in either Nevada or California prior to April 1, 2014 will receive two lift tickets to their choice of 11 Lake Tahoe resorts.

K-Tahoe's Halloween Cove 2013

SouthTahoeNow.com had a booth at this year's Halloween Cove at The Beach Retreat & Lodge! K-Tahoe's morning show, Charlee Simons & Jen, take us on a quick video tour of the event.

Santee, California becomes 9th city to declare Oct 25 as “Rajan Zed Day”

City of Santee in California has become the ninth city in USA to declare October 25 as “Rajan Zed Day” after religious statesman Rajan Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism and lives in Reno.

Cities of Hartford (Connecticut), Taylorsville (Utah), Madera (California), Sparks (Nevada), Chowchilla (California), Sanger (California), Exeter (California) and Tulare (California) have already declared October 25 as “Rajan Zed Day”. City of Reno has also proclaimed a day in Zed’s recognition twice in the past.

Sangiovese Tasting 101

Event Date: 
October 17, 2013 - 5:30pm

Buona Sera in Minden is presenting holding a wine tasting and dinner Thursday, October 17. This special event will be "Sangiovese Tasting 101 – Five Vino Noceto Sangioveses: The Differences – The Clones."

This is an educational and fun class that will cover 5 of the 7 Sangioveses and will be followed by a 5 course wine dinner with Rusty Folena, Winemaker.

Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Baha’i Leaders Bless New Jewish Synagogue in Reno

In a remarkable interfaith gesture, leaders of various religions and denominations blessed the new building of a Jewish synagogue in Reno on October 10 evening.

Religious leaders of Roman Catholic, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Baha’i, United Methodist, Presbyterian, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and Unification Church traditions participated in the dedication ceremony of this new building of Temple Beth Or (House of Light), a Jewish congregation launched in 2009, and read their respective prayers.

K-Tahoe hits the Minden-Tahoe "Aviation Roundup"

New KTHO morning show, Charlee Simons & Jen, were disappointed that the So. Lake Tahoe Airport "Lake in the Sky" airshow had to be cancelled due to the smoke from the fires, so they made it down the mountain into Minden for the Minden/Tahoe Airport "Aviation Roundup this past weekend. It was quite incredible when an actual P-51 Mustang taxied up behind them!

The HGTV Dream Home Giveaway

For the past 16 years, HGTV has been giving away custom built, unique homes to lucky viewers around the country. For the 2014 home, producers came to the Lake Tahoe area in search for the new location and have chosen to build in the Schaffer's Mill neighborhood of Truckee.

6th Annual SuperFam Comes to South Lake Tahoe

Visit California’s annual “California SuperFAM,” in conjunction with British Airways, returns to the Golden State, October 10-17, 2013 for the sixth consecutive year. Sixty travel agents from the United Kingdom and Ireland will get the VIP treatment on this fast-paced, educational and entertaining California familiarization (“fam”) tour. Split into five groups, agents will embark on five different themed itineraries designed to allow them to experience all that California has to offer firsthand – from Southern California and the Desert to the North Coast and High Sierra.

Fabulous Lake Tahoe Concert Report for October

Here is the October 2013 concert and event report courtesy of Jack Durst of Fabulous Lake Tahoe. Follow Jack at his website here, his YouTube channel here and Twitter here.

Leap Of Faith, Art Exhibit at Nevada Museum of Art

September 28, 2013 - January 5, 2014

Santa Cruz-based artist Andrea Borsuk will create a new site-specific mural installation portraying the journey from the California coast to the Nevada desert. By layering paintings, drawings, and objects on top of a wall mural to imply a narrative trajectory, Borsuk explores the precarious notion of time and destiny.

Location

Nevada Museum of Art
Donald W. Reynolds Center for the Visual Arts | E. L. Wiegand Gallery 160 West Liberty Street, Reno, Nevada, 89501 | 775.329.3333
United States
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