Poet Camille Dungy featured in LTCC Writers’ Series

Thu, Jun 15, 7pm LT Community College "Writers' Series" features Poet Camille T. Dungy in the Board/Aspen Room.  Camille T. Dungy is the author of four collections of poetry: Trophic Cascade (Wesleyan UP, 2017), Smith Blue (Southern Illinois UP, 2011), Suck on the Marrow (Red Hen Press, 2010), and What to Eat, What to Drink, What to Leave for Poison (Red Hen Press, 2006). Her debut collection of personal essays, on sale June 2017, is Guidebook to Relative Strangers: Journeys Into Race, Motherhood, and History (W. W. Norton, 2017). Dungy edited Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American N...
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TOCCATA’s 12th Summer MusicFest opens w “Mozart in the Mountains”

Jun 11-18 TOCCATA–Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus kicks off its 12th Summer MusicFest with “Mozart in the Mountains Series” on Sunday, June 11 at Cornerstone Church in Incline Village at 4:00 PM (300 Country Club Drive).  The program opens with Mozart’s Concertone for Two Flutes featuring Allison Smith and Susan Cross, and continues with Mozart’s Symphony # 39.   From Mozart’s Mass in C minor KV 427 sopranos Joy Strotz and Anne Davidson will perform Et Incarnatus Est and Domine Deus. The concert concludes with Mozart’s famous Piano Concerto #21 “Elvira Madigan” performed by guest pianist S...
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SLT Library features a talk “About Being Homeless”

Tue, Jun 6, 6pm SL Tahoe Library author talk w Blue Marie Balcita “About Being Homeless” Join us for a talk with local author and poet, Blue Marie Balcita. who was homeless on the streets of South Lake Tahoe at age thirteen. She is now a best-selling author, entrepreneur, and the Chief Sociology Analyst at “The Analysis Project”. She will be coming to the South Lake Tahoe Library to discuss her books, poetry, and the ordinary yet extraordinary madness of her life. Her books will be available for purchase. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Library and the Tahoe Coalition for the Hom...
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North Tahoe Arts “Going BIG!” Exhibit

thru Jul 31 N Tahoe Arts features “Going Big” exhibit w Artists reception on Fri, Jun 2, 5-7pm. Sixteen local artists are showcasing large aspect artwork in a variety of mediums including photography, printmaking, art glass and painting.  Many of the works are inspired by the natural beauty of Lake Tahoe and all demonstrate the deep creativity of our local artist community. > For more, go to LINK
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“GuGu Drum Group” theatrical music group performs for Art For The Schools

Fri, May 19, 7-9pm Arts For The Schools presents “GuGu Drum Group” a theatrical music group hailing from Shanghai.  GuGu Drum Group tells ancient Chinese fables and tales through theatrical drum vignettes. Their high-energy dance and music combine with their traditional and fantastical Chinese costumes to enchant people of all ages. > For more, go to LINK
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S Tahoe High School features its own “Night at the Movies” presentation!

Fri, May 19, 7:30pm "Night at the Movies" at S Tahoe High School featuring The Life Aquatic: Navigating the Postmodern Seas. Join the South Tahoe High School Digital Media Arts Department and Performing Arts Booster Association as they host their first movie night in the school's viewing room. With a plan to exact revenge on a mythical shark that killed his partner, oceanographer Steve Zissou rallies a crew that includes his estranged wife, a journalist, and a man who may or may not be his son.  Join us for a curated viewing of Wes Anderson's master piece The Life Aquatic.  Themes and po...
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TAL’s featured May presentation by plein air painter Phyllis Shafer

Thu, May 11, 6-8pm Tahoe Art League (SLT) FREE mtg and Arts program featuring Phyllis Shafer’s presentation at the LTCC Board Rm in the Library. THIS MTG & PROGRAM ARE ON THURSDAY…. not the usual Wednesday! The Board Room is right next to the Aspen Room in the Library building. Phyllis Shafer will help us kick off the Plein Air season with her presentation titled: “Nature Divine – Landscape Paintings of the American West”      "I will be speaking on my background as a painter and what led me to become an artist and ultimately a plein air landscape painter. My talk will focus on the...
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