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Dave Matthews Band returning to Tahoe

January 25, 2019 — Harveys Lake Tahoe has announced the first confirmed show of the 2019 Lake Tahoe Summer Concert Series. Dave Matthews Band will return to the South Shore for a Sept. 6 performance, according to the casino. The show is slated to start at 7:30 p.m. Tickets

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Gator Nation Band performs Feb. 15 in Minden

January 21, 2019 — The Carson Valley Arts Council's 2018-2019 Concert Series resumes after the holiday break with music from the Gator Nation Band on Feb. 15 at the CVIC Hall in Minden. Gator Nation Band, formerly known as Gator Beat, performs Cajun, Zydeco, and New Orleans R&B music.

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Arts Council hosts photography exhibit

January 7, 2019 — Local photographer Patrick Wilkes' work will be on display at the Copeland Gallery in Minden through February, according to the Carson Valley Arts Council. Wilkes' photographs include wedding and events photography, portraits and pet portraits in Northern Nevada and California. He will be displaying his

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East Fork Gallery reopens with Valley exhibit

January 7, 2019 — The East Fork Gallery begins its 40th year with a new look and a new show. After being closed for two weeks and undergoing a transformation, Saturday marks the re-opening with paintings representing some of the best views of the Carson Valley. There are several

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8th annual SnowGlobe returns

December 28, 2018 — The eighth annual SnowGlobe will get underway Saturday. The three-day electronic music festival brings more than 50 acts and thousands of event-goers this year. Here is a quick rundown of what to know about the event. When The festival unfolds over the course of three

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Tahoe Symphony in Gardnerville on Jan. 9

December 21, 2018 — The Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus kicks off its 13th annual "Brrroque Masters" concert series. The series is dedicated to the memory of Mark Lord, principal trumpet from 2007 to 2014. The group will perform at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1480 Douglas Ave., on 7 p.m.

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Tahoe casinos feature gingerbread Comstock

December 12, 2018 — Just in time for the holidays, the bakery staff elves at Harrah's and Harveys Lake Tahoe have created two "Gingerbread Virginia City" displays in the lobbies of both of the Lake Tahoe casinos. Incorporating 400 pounds of fresh secret gingerbread spiced dough, the creative displays

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Golden Dragon Acrobats extend run at Harrah’s Lake Tahoe

December 12, 2018 — One of the world's leading Chinese acrobatic troupes, The Golden Dragon Acrobats, take the stage in the South Shore Room at Harrah's Lake Tahoe for an extended run, Dec. 14-29. The Golden Dragon performers combine award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music

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Southwestern folksinger coming to Gardnerville Nov. 18

October 23, 2018 — The second in Carson Valley Arts Council's 2018-2019 Concert Series will feature music from the Southwest on Nov. 18 at St Gall Catholic Church in Gardnerville. Leticia ("Tish") Hinojosa, San Antonio, Texas, is a folksinger recording in both Spanish and English. Hinojosa has spent her

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Copeland Gallery doffs cap for hat artist

October 21, 2018 — Gardnerville artist Alanna McDaniel will be displaying her art show "What Is Your Hat?" at the Copeland Gallery in Minden starting Nov. 1. through Jan. 2. The exhibit can be viewed 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday. Some of McDaniel's paintings and her knit hats

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Douglas High thespians present 1-act plays

October 18, 2018 — While the play may indeed be the thing, getting to regionals won't be far from the minds of Douglas High School's student directors and actors at this year's 1 Act Play Festival. For the seventh year in a row, members of the Douglas High School

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A pedicure and more

October 13, 2018 — Orllyene sits quietly in a raised seat; her feet dangling in water stirred by miniature jacuzzi jets. She is having a pedicure given by Becki Hallert of Sassy Nails. Just the other day, Becki came running into the dance studio next door where I teach,

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Taking tea and mystery with the red hats

October 13, 2018 — The public, Red Hat Society chapter members, family, and friends are invited to an elegant afternoon tea and mystery play on Sunday. Doors open at 1 p.m., tea is served at 1:30, followed by a play titled, "Who killed the darling Duke of Darjeeling?" Cost

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Sextones first Arts Council concert

September 30, 2018 — The first concert in CVAC's 2018-2019 Concert Series will feature music from The Sextones on 7 p.m. Friday at the CVIC Hall in Minden. The Sextones are a family of music renegades known for viciously executed soul compositions and white-knuckle driving funk. Fronted by the

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Raley’s selling Aviation Roundup tickets

September 26, 2018 — Grocery shoppers can now add the U.S. Navy Blue Angels and the Red Bull Air Force team to their basket while checking out at their neighborhood Raley's. Tickets are available now through Oct. 14 at the Raley's Supermarket in Gardnerville. The store is offering discount

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Sierra Sweethearts serenade Dangberg

August 20, 2018 — Sierra Sweethearts will bring bluegrass music to Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Sierra Sweethearts are Northern Nevada's premier all woman ensemble. The band features sparkling vocal harmonies and sizzling instrumentals. Winners of the 2017 "Forte Award for Northern Nevada's Best Bluegrass/Americana

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Classic cars cruise Minden

August 9, 2018 — By 9:30 a.m. Thursday, the first card of the annual Hot August Nights Poker Run to Minden had been dealt, and the driver of the 1956 Chevy back on the road. More than 200 Hot August Nights Poker Run participants passed through Minden for a

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Main Street Event car show Aug. 17

August 2, 2018 — The 30th annual 2018 Main Street Event car show will be held Aug. 17. The event will be held from 4 p.m. to whenever it ends at Minden Park at Esmeralda Street. Specials will be offered by the 20-30 Club which will be serving beer

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Washoe arts Festival coming to Valhalla

July 27, 2018 — A Native American arts festival featuring basket weaving, traditional dances and homemade goods is coming to Valhalla this weekend. The 28th annual Wa She Shu It' Deh Native American Arts Festival is 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. "This event was started as

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Rockabilly shakes up Home Ranch

July 23, 2018 — In a return engagement, Sacramento area band, Todd Morgan and the Emblems, will bring '50s, '60s and Rockabilly style music to Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park at 6:30 p.m. today. A young four-piece band, it is led by singer-songwriter and musician Morgan. The band's music

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