In the 1870s, the Nevada Comstock Lode created an insatiable appetite for Lake Tahoe's virgin pine forests. The timbers would shore up underground mining and build communities approaching 40,000 inhabitants.
Northern Nevada Literacy Council presents the 20th annual Spellbinder, a corporate spelling bee and fundraising event.
Edith Piaf rose to fame in the late 40's and 50's with her music specialty being chanson (classic, lyric-driven French songs) and torch ballads particularly of love, loss and sorrow. Artown presents a truly unique performance that narrates the rags-to-riches story of Edith Piaf.