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  • A film director introduced the world to the Dalai Lama, well before the Tibetan spiritual leader became the “worldwide rock star” he is today. Mickey Lemle talks with Moonshine about his long-term friendship with the “world’s most compassionate person,” and what drives his work.

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    While artists ponder whether or not to comply with Caltrans art policies, grandfathered pieces like the Tahoe City fish sculpture are still in a grey area. Caltrans contends it wants to own the art in their right-of-way so they can have ability to move or destroy pieces if needed. But artists like Betts are hesitant to give up their rights.

  • This band serves folk-inspired indie rock that’s moving to the soul that tells a story of their time together so intricately woven between their relationship with music and their friendship as band-mates that you’d never know which comes first.

  • Truckee, month of August

  • The Keep Squaw True movement was born from the efforts of environmental watchdog Sierra Watch to ensure developments like the one proposed at Squaw don’t destroy the Sierra Nevada’s central nature. “The Movie to Keep Squaw True” premiers in Truckee this September.

  • This summer, float a whole new river: The Middle Fork of the Feather River is an easy, less crowded place to cool off and take in Northern Sierra nature. It’s only about an hour from Truckee.

  • In this third installment of Moonshine Ink’s Tiny Porch Concerts, we welcomed Clementine and Daniele Gottardo to our back porch sanctuary. We chatted with Clementine via email about being a member of an all-ladies rock group, the legalities of playing someone else’s songs, and what musical genre she belts out in the shower.

  • Want to know what’s going on around Tahoe this summer? We've got you covered.

  • One hundred years ago on June 6, 1918, a tribute to the Donner Party and all the 19th century pioneers who ventured across the plains to California was unveiled at Donner Memorial State Park. These three books will help readers learn more.

  • Want to know what’s going on around Tahoe for the kids this summer? We’ve created a handy list for you to see where and when your kids can find fun in the sun.


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September 13, 2018