The Lambins find artistic inspiration, and new methods of expressing stories, in the pages of old books   [caption id="attachment_11145" align="alignright" width="600"] From left, John-Henry, Rachael and Debbie Lambin form My Thousand Words, courtesy photo[/caption] There are a lot of books inside the Lambin house in Carson City....

Reverend Rusty Reams and his Great Bingo Revival bring a hip new twist to a classic game   Moments of bingo glory don’t quickly fade from one’s memory. Like the time my family and I went all in on a weeklong game at sea. Although I was...

Australian cinematographer and Incline Village resident remains humble despite high-profile movie career   [caption id="attachment_10418" align="alignright" width="600"] The first day of filming for Die Hard: With a Vengeance went off with a bang with the staged explosion of the Bonwit Teller department store for the opening sequence...

Geochemist Alex Bailey brings a scientific eye for landscapes and animals to her artwork [caption id="attachment_10224" align="alignright" width="600"] Raccoon: Watercolor and ink on paper, 10.5 by 10 inches[/caption]   Spontaneity, contrast and imperfection are the hallmarks of artist Alex Bailey’s ink-and-watercolor renderings, which the Reno-based geochemist achieves through...

Local artisans craft functional art for the home   Whimsical, eclectic, modern: The style of a home usually represents the people living within. Here’s a look at three local artists who design and create pieces—from lighting to furnishings to kitchenware—that make a house a home.   Charlie Strachan, C.W.Kirk...

Truckee-based woodworker creates birdhouse replicas of landmark buildings   Arguably Tahoe’s most famous building, George Whittell Jr.’s Thunderbird Lodge was designed in the rustic Old Tahoe style, with a steep gabled roof and intricate stone and woodwork. An eclectic variety of guests—Whittell’s poker buddies, celebrity friends and...

Founded in 1964, the Tahoe Art League continues to expand its offerings to the community   The South Shore is abuzz with everything art. From art installations in pubs to gallery openings to the emergence of new art organizations, it’s clear that the residents of South Lake...

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