Arts & Culture

Covering Tahoe Truckee events, music, arts, culture, books, and astrology.

Music and Lyrics from the Mind of Blitzen Trapper’s Eric Earley


Blitzen Trapper is a Portland-based ensemble whose unique lyrics are hard to define; but their slightly nostalgic sound will surely create a new following of music aficionados.

Local Art: Older Than You Think


Throughout the Sierra Nevada are traces of an art form that was created over the course of a thousand years

The Stars | April 11 – May 8, 2019

The Lyrid meteor shower is coming up, offering plenty of opportunity to make a wish upon a shooting star; Planets turn retrograde, encouraging inner focus

The Stars | January 9 – February 12, 2020

STAR SIGHTINGS: An asterism within the constellation Ursa Major, the Big Dipper is one of the most well-known celestial patterns.

Holiday TAP Calendar | November 2016


A holiday event guide to all things festive in the mountains this season. 

A Determined Mind, Body and Soul


I’m more inspired by the underlying substance of a piece of music, than what the musician(s) did to produce the notes.

On the Phone with Big Light


This is the second time Big Light will be officially performing at HSMF.

Sun In Aries: Tidings of Spring


With the equinox on the horizon, it’s time for some spiritual spring cleaning.

Fifteen Minutes of Fame


Picassos Among Us
There are two exciting art exhibits happening this month that no one should miss. 'Andy Warhol: Screen Prints from the Collection of the Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation' and Matt Dodge at the North Tahoe Arts Center.

Pure Imagination … Tahoe Chocolate & Wine Festival

The Tahoe Chocolate & Wine Festival returns Nov. 2 for an evening of decadent indulgence with proceeds benefiting Sierra Community House.