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Western Troubadour, Dave Manning

Dave Manning lives in a 1965 Volkswagen bus and plays music to sustain his life on the road. He’s played throughout the West — even at Folsom Prison — and will return to Cottonwood Restaurant in October for a night of soulful ballads and groovy tunes.

The Wailers: Philosophy of Love and Freedom

The legendary Wailers, to Moonshine Ink's surprise and delight, recently blessed our Tiny Porch project with an acoustic set. In a special recording session held on the roof of Crystal Bay Casino's parking garage, they sang renowned songs, "Wake Up and Live" and "Redemption Song." Rest assured, the Jamaican rebel spirit lives on.

The Stars | August 9 – September 11, 2019

The Summer Triangle is at its most prominent during the season from which it gets its name.

What Wellness Means in an Evolving Society

Some believe that the Tahoe area lies on a “vortex,” an ancient concept meaning a place where energy and Earth forces draw people to feel healthy and whole. Whether there is any truth to this notion or not, the Tahoe area has without a doubt become a major hub for “wellness tourism.” Learn what that means and how it has impacted visitor and local culture in the region alike.

Classical Tahoe and the Lake Tahoe Music Festival

Summer is the season of music in Tahoe. There’s always a venue to find the sounds of bluegrass, southern rock, folk, alternative rock, even afro-samba-funk. But if something a little softer, a little smoother, is your flavor, Tahoe has that too: Meet the Classical Tahoe and the Lake Tahoe Music Festival.

The Stars | July 11 – August 7, 2019

July 11 – August 7, 2019 We are now in the midst of the latest eclipse season, bookended by a total solar eclipse in Cancer on July 2 and a partial lunar eclipse in Capricorn on July 19. 

Little Readers to Future Leaders

Reading proficiency in third grade predicts future academic success. Tahoe/Truckee education partners are working to bridge the academic achievement gap for children experiencing socio-economic disadvantages.

Summer Music Roundup | 2019

TUESDAYS Bluesdays This summer is the 11th anniversary of Bluesdays. This popular and free outdoor concert series at The Village at Squaw Valley features acclaimed blues...

Behind the Glass

Truckee Glassblowing’s Frank Rossbach was born to be in the business, learning the craft from his father at 15, and going on to create amazing intricate shapes which can be seen in his downtown gallery.

The Stars | June 13 – July 10, 2019

Astrology One of the major astrological currents of 2019 crests in June. June 16 is one of three exact squares between the planets Jupiter and Neptune...