Tahoe native Karey Dodge revives the ancient craft of basket weaving   [caption id="attachment_11680" align="alignright" width="600"] Artist Karey Dodge has been weaving baskets since December 2017, courtesy photo[/caption] [caption id="attachment_11677" align="alignright" width="600"] A dreamcatcher is woven around a unique piece of wood, courtesy photo[/caption] [caption id="attachment_11685" align="alignright" width="600"] Careful...

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...

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