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Talking Heads tribute performs

October 19, 2017 — On Tahoe's North Shore, songs such as "Once In a Lifetime" and "Psycho Killer" will be heard on Saturday, Oct. 21: Talking Heads tribute band Life During Wartime (named after the song of the same name) headlines Crystal Bay Casino. "For Life During Wartime every

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Mexicano group Los Canarios de Michoacan headlines Crystal Bay Casino

October 19, 2017 — Get your weekend started with a performance from Mexicano group Los Canarios de Michoacan, a Washington-based six-member ensemble known for songs like "Todo y Nada," "Besos en Pastillas" and "Un Animal." According to the band's Facebook page, Los Canarios de Michoacan finds influence in family

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Grand Funk Railroad rocks MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa

October 19, 2017 — Classic rock fans, here's your next gig: Renowned genre frontrunners Grand Funk Railroad will perform on Tahoe's South Shore this Saturday, Oct. 21. "Grand Funk laid the groundwork for such bands as Foreigner, Journey, Van Halen and Bon Jovi with its signature hard-driving sound, soulful

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Drink of the Week: Sidellis Lake Tahoe and Tahoe Brew Tours’ Hops On The Bus

October 19, 2017 — One of the largest components of Tahoe's nightlife is the mix of countless breweries, bars and restaurants that offer unique drinks difficult to find outside the basin. In our Drink of the Week segment, we'll showcase one type of beer, wine, cocktail — you name

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Comedy at The Improv with Howie Nave: Tommy Savitt and Avi Liberman perform this week at Lake Tahoe

October 19, 2017 — Tommy Savitt (AKA The Tommy Lama) If ever there was a time for spiritual renewal, it's now. With all the madness going on in our planet I can't think of a better comedian/guru who is not only funny, but also has the kind of humor

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Old Town Tap raises more than $5,000 for fire victims in Napa and Sonoma counties (video)

October 18, 2017 — Old Town Tap in downtown Truckee raised more than $5,300 at a fundraiser for Northern California fire victims on Tuesday, Oct. 17. Owners Marlena John and Luke Bill moved to Truckee a few years ago to open the restaurant. With the recent wildfires in Napa

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#TahoeSnaps: Staying active in autumn

October 15, 2017 — All photos courtesy of #TahoeSnaps TahoeSnaps, the Tribune's Instagram account, is a lake-wide endeavor. We joined forces with Lake Tahoe Action and our North Shore partner, North Lake Tahoe Bonanza, to bring our readers more fun photos from around Lake Tahoe. Here's the fun part:

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Celebrating National Dessert Day in South Lake Tahoe

October 14, 2017 — It's time to satisfy your sweet tooth: Saturday, Oct. 14, marks National Dessert Day, and there are plenty of spots in South Lake Tahoe to get your fix. From traditional ice cream shops to bakeries, gourmet restaurants with lengthy dessert menus and everything in between,

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Drink of the Week: Riva Grill’s A-Riva-Derci

October 13, 2017 — One of the largest components of Tahoe's nightlife is the mix of countless breweries, bars and restaurants that offer unique drinks difficult to find outside the basin. In our Drink of the Week segment, we'll showcase one type of beer, wine, cocktail — you name

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Metal Shop performs a night of ‘80s hits at Crystal Bay Casino

October 13, 2017 — Travel back to the 1980s with a rock tribute performance from Metal Shop on Saturday, Oct. 14. "While Metal Shop is well known for recreating the great music of your favorite '80s bands like Bon Jovi, Def Leppard and Van Halen, there is so much

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Comedy at The Improv with Howie Nave: Allan Havey, Dana Eagle and Rick D’Elia perform this week at Lake Tahoe

October 12, 2017 — Allan Havey Havey is one of those guys you look forward to having up here whenever possible, and he's certainly been all over television and the internet's more popular shows. This past year alone he made appearances on HBO's comedy series "Crashing," Showtime's "Billions" and

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Los Lonely Boys’ ‘Texican rock’ comes to Harrah’s Lake Tahoe

October 12, 2017 — The sound of the bluesy, self-described "Texican rock" artists who make up Texas-based Los Lonely Boys will be heard this weekend on South Shore as the band takes the stage at Harrah's Lake Tahoe. The trio — comprised of brothers Henry, Ringo and JoJo Garza

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Blues artists The Fabulous Thunderbirds and Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio perform at MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa

October 12, 2017 — South Shore welcomes a number of renowned blues musicians this weekend as The Fabulous Thunderbirds and Elvin Bishop's Big Fun Trio take a stage in Stateline. "For over 30 years, The Fabulous Thunderbirds have been the quintessential American band. The group's distinctive and powerful sound,

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Local band Dead Winter Carpenters takes the stage at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino

October 12, 2017 — One of North Lake Tahoe's own rocks South Shore on Saturday, Oct. 14. Americana quintet Dead Winter Carpenters performs its eclectic collection at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino beginning at 9 p.m. "Reminiscent of genre-benders like Jack White, Chris Thile and Sam Bush, Dead Winter

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Experiencing October’s Friday the 13th in Tahoe

October 12, 2017 — The idea of Friday the 13th as a day of bad luck has its roots in an era long ago: According to both National Geographic and the History Channel we likely have biblical tradition to thank for the superstition that arose with the number 13,

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Crystal Garden, formed by Dave Matthews’ Band’s Tinsley, rolls through Crystal Bay Casino

October 10, 2017 — Crystal Bay Casino welcomes rock up-and-comers Crystal Garden to its Crown Room on Thursday, Oct. 12, for a night of feel-good music. "Crystal Garden is the brainchild of Boyd Tinsley of Dave Matthews Band. "For two years he sought out the right group of musicians

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Ski movie “Drop Everything” makes Tahoe premiere at Squaw Valley

October 10, 2017 — Tahoe's next ski movie screening comes in the form of Matchstick Productions' "Drop Everything," presented by Under Armour. On Wednesday, Oct. 11, grab friends, family — anyone who's looking forward to the upcoming ski season — and head to Squaw Valley for the basin's premiere.

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Lake Tahoe’s Sage Room celebrates 70 years of preserving culinary classics

October 9, 2017 — A lot has changed in Lake Tahoe since the Sage Room opened at Harveys in 1947. But when you step into the dimly lit steakhouse, amid old western paintings, illuminated bottles of high-end liquors and tuxedo-clad waiters, it feels like you've stepped back in time.

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#TahoeSnaps: Fall colors in full force

October 8, 2017 — All photos courtesy of #TahoeSnaps TahoeSnaps, the Tribune's Instagram account, is a lake-wide endeavor. We joined forces with Lake Tahoe Action and our North Shore partner, North Lake Tahoe Bonanza, to bring our readers more fun photos from around Lake Tahoe. Here's the fun part:

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‘Woman in Black’ play takes stage in Tahoe for limited run

October 6, 2017 — Halloween is just around the corner: Get into the spirit with Valhalla Tahoe's production of the play "The Woman in Black," which takes over the venue's Boathouse Theatre Friday through Sunday, Oct. 6-8, and Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 12-15. Adapted from Susan Hill's book of

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