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Spotlight for Feb. 23

February 24, 2018 — GARDNERVILLE Grandma's Gold Mine. The Douglas County Historical Society presents a classic old-style comic melodrama, "Grandma's Gold Mine" or "The Lady With the Silver Dollar Hair" Today-Sunday, Cost, $15 to $30. Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center, 1477 US Highway 395 North, Gardnerville or 782-2555.

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Metal band Soulfly headlines Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

February 24, 2018 — Metal music takes over Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Sunday as Arizona-based Soulfly performs the entirety of Nailbomb's 1994 album (and the band's sole project) "Point Blank." Soulfly's vocalist and rhythm guitarist Max Cavalera — who began the band in 1997 after his side

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Melodrama opens Friday night

February 20, 2018 — Tickets might be as scarce as historical accuracy for this weekend's performance of "Grandma's Gold Mine" or "The Lady With the Silver Dollar Hair," presented by the Douglas County Historical Society. Historical Society President Dennis Little said the melodrama, which opens tonight at the Carson

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Spotlight for Feb. 9

February 13, 2018 — GARDNERVILLE Crab & Tri-tip. The Carson Valley Sertoma Club's 9th annual All-You-Can-Eat Crab and Tri-Tip Dinner is 4-7 p.m. Saturday at the Douglas County Community and Senior Center, 1329 Waterloo Lane, Gardnerville. Cost, $45 per adult and $25 for kids under 12. Tickets and information,

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Artist hikes in Sierra Nevada to paint landscapes firsthand

February 5, 2018 — Clouds enshroud the peak of Mount Tallac as Charles Muench sets up his easel at the edge of Fallen Leaf Lake. After trekking through a light dusting of snow, the painter settles on a view of the iconic mountaintop from a beach with small waves

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Chesney, Stapleton join summer concert series

January 31, 2018 — Harveys Lake Tahoe has announced the next artists headlining the 2018 Lake Tahoe Summer Concert Series: country stars Kenny Chesney and Chris Stapleton. Chesney will perform with opener Old Dominion on July 3. The show is scheduled to start at 8 p.m. The headliner is

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What is hip? Stateline this weekend

January 31, 2018 — Iconic soul and funk band Tower of Power is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2018, and is making two tour stops on South Shore to commemorate the occasion. On Friday and Saturday the ensemble performs at Stateline's MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa at 8 p.m.

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‘Asylum’ cirque show coming to Carson City

January 31, 2018 — A show offering aerial stunts and heart-pumping surprises is taking over the Brewery Arts Center on Friday. Le Cirque Vagabond is bringing "Asylum," an 18-and-over show described as "not your grandpa's strip club, nor an inspirational aerial show, or your ex-wife's heavy weight burlesque troop.

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Chris Robinson Brotherhood’s Americana comes to North Shore

January 26, 2018 — Chris Robinson Brotherhood brings its blend of Americana to Tahoe's North Shore this weekend with a gig on Friday. The group broke onto the scene in 2012 with the release of two full-length albums that debuted within a few months of each other, and from

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Star of ‘Half Baked’ and ‘SNL,’ Jim Breuer, performs in Lake Tahoe

January 26, 2018 — Jim Breuer is often recognized for his work on the 1998 film "Half Baked" and multiple seasons of NBC's "Saturday Night Live," but the comedian's first love is stand-up — and for the first time, he's bringing a set to Tahoe. On Saturday, Jan. 27,

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Phish added to summer concert series

January 26, 2018 — The band Phish is kicking off its 2018 summer tour with two performances at Harveys Outdoor Arena in Stateline. The band, known for its improvisational jams, starts its tour at Lake Tahoe July 17 and 18, according to a press release. Phish has established an

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Sierra Cinemas film series presents ‘Rogue Elements’

January 26, 2018 — Sierra Cinemas — the weekly film-focused collaboration between Lake Tahoe AleWorX, FNCTN and Sierra-at-Tahoe — returns with its next installment: Teton Gravity Research's "Rogue Elements." "Since the dawn of time, everything that has lived and breathed on this planet has been subject to the whims

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Spotlight for Jan. 26, 2018

January 26, 2018 — GARDNERVILLE Health Fair. Douglas County Senior Health Fair 8 a.m.- noon today at the Douglas County Community Center, 1329 Waterloo Lane, Gardnerville. Information, 783-6455. Elks Meals. Tahoe-Douglas Elks Lodge's family breakfast is 8:30-10:30 a.m. Sunday at the Lodge. Cost $7, children under 10 $4. Non-elks

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Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center introduces “Lake Tahoe Room”

January 25, 2018 — In a giant game of display pinball, the Carson Valley Museum & Cultural Center used the room for a new Lake Tahoe exhibit. Clearing out one of the museum's original exhibits, the Red Swift taxidermy collection, made room for the changes. The collection was in

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Students spotlight favorite books

January 25, 2018 — Fifth grade teacher Sherrie Higgins' passion for books has her constantly searching for innovative ways to engage students and foster a love of reading. Three years ago, she spearheaded an effort to bring a school wide Literacy Fair to Meneley Elementary. Since that time, hundreds

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ART from WNC: Students showing off artistic creativity in Carson City art exhibition

January 25, 2018 — Eleven students from Western Nevada College have created graphic design images, drawings, photography, watercolor paintings and other art that are being displayed at the Community Development Building. The Capital City Arts Initiative's free exhibition, ART from WNC, can be seen through April 12 at 108

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9 places to day trip close to Gardnerville

January 23, 2018 — Typically winter weekends are marked by prime ski conditions — but that doesn't seem to be the case this year. While the ski resorts are largely lacking the amount of snow they saw at this point last year,  the weekend can be made better by

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Review: ‘Dangerous Developments’ mystery pays homage to Lake Tahoe

January 23, 2018 — A day of fun on the mountain turns into a deadly plot filled with kidnappings, mystery and a race against the clock in local author Jennifer Quashnick's newest Mountaingirl Mysteries novel, "Sierra Nevada Dangerous Developments." The third installment in the series debuted on Saturday, Dec.

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Adventure film series debuts at Heavenly Village

January 23, 2018 — Stateline, Nev. — An all-new film series is coming to South Lake Tahoe, brought to the public by The Shops at Heavenly Village, Heavenly Sports, Dreu Murin Productions and Red Bull. Known as The Heavenly Village Film Series, the monthly events run through June and

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Keith Urban, Dave Matthews Band join 2018 Lake Tahoe Summer Concert Series lineup

January 23, 2018 — Keith Urban and Dave Matthews Band are headed to Lake Tahoe. The artists, known for their work in country and rock music, respectively, have been added to the list of 2018 Lake Tahoe Summer Concert Series headliners and are set to take the stage at

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