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  • July 30 to August 5 on stands now

    By The Weekly on July 29, 2015
    Romeo (actor Matt Schwader) and Juliet (actor Hillary Clemens) embrace in Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival’s production of “Romeo and Juliet” at Sand Harbor State Park, which runs through Aug. 22. Photography by Joy Strotz, courtesy LakeTahoeShakepeareFestival.com.
  • ‘Romeo & Juliet’ · Shakespeare’s classic tale of love, conflict

    By Priya Hutner on July 29, 2015
    By Priya Hutner ·  I had the great pleasure of attending the opening night of this year’s production of  “Romeo and Juliet” at the Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival with friend and educator, Jill Mitchell. The setting at Sand Harbor is brilliant with beautiful Lake Tahoe as the backdrop. The evening was cool for July with a gentle wind coming off […]
  • Funk, fun & family at Guitarfish

    By Priya Hutner on July 29, 2015
      By Priya Hutner ·  Monophonics ·      There is no doubt that Guitarfish Festival founder Brent Dana is passionate about music. Once the late-night stage manager for High Sierra Music Festival and the current producer for Concerts at Commons Beach in Tahoe City, Dana was inspired to start his own music festival and Guitarfish was born. Now its […]
  • SummerFest brings Music to the Mountains

    By Jenn Sheridan on July 29, 2015
      By Jenn Sheridan ·  Dalia Smallwood | Lake Tahoe SummerFest Lake Tahoe SummerFest returns to Sierra Nevada College from July 31 to Aug. 16 bringing some of the best classical musicians from around the world to Lake Tahoe for nine nights of music under the stars. Founded in 2011, Lake Tahoe SummerFest comes from the vision of Madylon Meiling, […]
  • Wildflowers, waterfall on high-country hike

    By The Weekly on July 29, 2015
    Story & photos by Jamie Wanzek ·  A view of Lake Tahoe at the beginning of the hike ·  5 miles round-trip Easy to moderate Hike starts at 8,900’ In pursuit of spending an afternoon atop a waterfall and enjoy its peaceful cataract and lush ether, my friend Rachel Lightner and I set out to explore the waterfall along the […]
  • Using humor to connect to readers · Suzanne Roberts

    By Tim Hauserman on July 29, 2015
    By Tim Hauserman ·  Award-winning author Suzanne Roberts teaches at Sierra Nevada College and Lake Tahoe Community College. In “Almost Somewhere,” an award-winning memoir about hiking the John Muir Trail, Suzanne Roberts tells the story about how she joined two other fresh-out-of-college women on a challenging 210-mile hike from Mount Whitney to Yosemite Valley. Back then, Suzanne was the boy-crazy, […]
  • The Arts

    By The Weekly on July 29, 2015
      Blue Wave Study Chris Crossen | Riverside Studios Crossen on display at Riverside Join Riverside Studios from 5 to 8 p.m. on Aug. 7 for First Fridays featuring Chris Crossen. Live music and refreshments will be available. Crossen works with traditional watercolors to create large abstract paintings. His work will be on display in August and September. For more […]
  • Lake Tahoe: Drought to flood, Part II

    By Mark McLaughlin on July 29, 2015
      By Mark McLaughlin ·  The heavy winter of 1996 pumped Big Blue to its maximum legal limit of 6,229.10’. | Courtesy Mark McLaughlin ·  The second wettest winter in 1995 raised Lake Tahoe nearly 7 feet. | Courtesy Mark McLaughlin ·  Editor’s Note: Part I may be found at TheTahoeWeekly.com. California is currently being hit hard by a four-year […]
  • Truckee River in distress

    By Bruce Ajari on July 29, 2015
      By Bruce Ajari ·  With four years of drought and the Truckee River experiencing extremely low levels, the fish are suffering. We may well lose a large portion of the fishery this year. In Reno, recent posts of fish schooled up into small areas of water that is still supporting them have been posted on Facebook recently. Seeing those […]
  • Freedom on Mount Waterman

    By Warren Miller on July 29, 2015
    by Warren Miller ·    Tied tightly to the roof of the nearly new 1929 model A Ford coupe was my two-man toboggan that I had spent half of the semester of my seventh grade woodshop class making. This as my first project. I was already freezing cold as we started to climb up into the San Gabriel Mountains. Even […]