What do Hamlet, Russians and Monkeys have in Common?

Find out at Valhalla starting July 7th!

Hamlet-Russians-and-Monkeys350x175Summer on the sublime shores of South Lake Tahoe can reawaken youth’s creative bliss, no matter your age. The 37th season of the Valhalla Arts, Music & Theatre Festival, which runs from opening night June 22 through the finale on August 31, is ambitious and free rolling this year. From high quality Americana & New Orleans roots music, to a Tony Award-winning wickedly pathological play to a jazz orchestra to immersive outdoor art camps for kids to an uplifting gospel sendoff, the creative arts offerings are plentiful and appealing to all ages. A very special event this year is the “Boathouse Theatre 20thAnniversary” fête. Continue reading

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Jacobs Family Berry Farm Season Opened July 4 in Carson Valley

Raspberries and blackberries from the Jacobs Family Berry Farm, Gardnerville NevadaThe berry season is now open for the public to purchase fresh raspberries and blackberries directly from the farm. The berries are picked daily to assure they are fresh and ripe. Jack Jacobs notes all of the berry plants have been grown without using herbicides and pesticides. He has used only detailed pruning, trimming, and weeding by hand labor to maintain healthy and productive plants. He believes this results in more healthy and tasty fruit.  Continue reading

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Nevada Announces Summer Events in the Silver State

whiskerinos300x200Summer in Nevada brings races, festivals and shows – but none of them typical. The races involve ostriches; the festivals are pop-up metropolises; and the shows have stunning backdrops like Lake Tahoe. Nevada invites memory-makers of all varieties to experience epic summer fun like they never have before. For a full listing of events, visit www.TravelNevada.com. Continue reading

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Classical Tahoe to host Reno Artown Performance July 31

Robert Z. Hawkins Amphitheatre, Bartley Ranch, 7 pm

Classical TahoeClassical Tahoe @ Bartley, formerly the Lake Tahoe SummerFest, takes place as part of the month-long Artown calendar of events July 31 at 7 p.m. at Robert Z. Hawkins Amphitheater at Bartley Ranch with an all-star assembly of musicians from the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, Seattle Symphony, LA Phil, Reno Phil and Reno Chamber Orchestra in a showcase of classical music. Led by Conductor and Artistic Director Joel Revzen, pieces include works from Kodaly, Mozart and Stravinsky. Continue reading

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Comstock History Center Museum Presents New Exhibit

PANORAMA: Selections from the Nevada Arts Council’s Artist Fellowship Program

flars300x200Starting July 2nd the Comstock History Center Museum is presenting a new exhibit, “PANORAMA: Selections from the Nevada Arts Council’s Artist Fellowship Program,” that will be shown from July 2 through August 20, 2016. This show is the third in a series of traveling exhibits showcasing the recipients of the agency’s Artist Fellowship Award in the visual arts.PANORAMA features twelve exceptional artists and brings Nevada’s statewide artist landscape into view. Each contributing Fellow has demonstrated mastery of process and medium in producing a significant body of work. Continue reading

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