Arts & Culture

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

‘I just want to say’


Two summers ago, I went to Tahoe Forest Stewardship Day in Meeks Bay. As I approached the event grounds, a voice stopped me in my tracks. It was enveloping and soothing, carried on crystalline sound that emanated from a makeshift stage next to Lake Tahoe’s shore. I stood, transfixed, as the small woman with dreads finished her set.

Resorting to Madness


The film explores the impacts of the modern ski resort industry, saying it is a modern-day gold rush, where 'poor planning, economic disparity and sprawling development' are destroying the environment and local communities.



Osha Elegado contemplating her perfect dog lifestyle in Truckee. Photo by Mayumi Elegado.

Real Beauty


'What is it about High Sierra that is so wonderful? High Sierra gives each person a true feeling of personal freedom. What better way to spend Independence Day weekend than to celebrate our freedom'.

Raised-in-Truckee Blues Author Buzzy Jackson, aka Rock Star

Not everyone can be a rock star, a Moonshine Ink rock star. But Buzzy Jackson is. A rock star is a unique individual from the community who,...

Partners in Craft


A friend can be your best asset in developing an art-filled life.

Art Alfresco

While the winter season certainly doesn’t lack natural beauty, it’s a time when our artistic pursuits are limited to the indoors — save for...

Sierra College's Budding Talent Shines at Art Show


Registration is open for Sierra College’s fall courses, so enroll today and I’ll see you at the art show next year!

Earth on Canvas


Natalia Williams collages with natural materials.