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Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival does it again!! Mindi Abair Acclaimed Powerhouse Saxophonist/Vocalist

Although I’ve attended many Mindi Abair concerts in the last 10 years, I have to say, this was one of my favorite settings. Once again, I’m seated in one of the most beautiful Amphitheaters in the world; I’m at Lake Tahoe. The sun is setting and Mindi Abair is applauded as she comes on stage dressed in skin tight leather and as dazzling as the star that she is!! She starts blowing that saxophone and everything becomes electric with music. From the keyboardist, to the bass player and the fantastic drummer, it was a jaw dropping performance. Mindi played many of her new songs off her latest CD, ‘Wild Heart’. At one point, Mindi saw me in the audience and blew an extra note for me! This is what I like about this amphitheater. It’s so personal and warm. The staff, treat you like a VIP, no matter where you’re seated. I felt the tickets were affordable and worth every dime. The food catered by Brimm’s catering is outstanding and delicious! In a
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Atlantis Casino Resort Spa, Reno Nevada~~~ Award winning, affordable stay at a 4 Diamond Resort

I was on my way out of Las Vegas, heading north on 395  through Nevada. I heard a great radio advertisement for the Atlantis Casino Resort & Spa, boasting of its Triple A, 4 Diamond Award and the great Trip Advisor rating. So, I decided it was worth a travel article to see what the hype was all about!  Pulling up to valet unannounced, I was soon greeted by Tracie Barnthouse, Publicist. She was headed into a meeting, but she put me in great care with Kimberlee Tolkien, Assistant General Manager. Kimberlee gave a VIP tour of the Resort. Let me tell you, her 20 years of working at the Resort was very prevalent and helpful. Atlantis is honored to be a recipient of the distinguished AAA Four Diamond award. This prestigious recognition signifies the beauty and attention to detail eminent throughout the entire resort. Less than five percent of the nearly 31,000 properties approved by AAA achieve this coveted designation. Atlantis delivers a standard of excellence to their guests, unmatche
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Inn at the Commons, Medford Oregon~ has everything you need and more!

If you're looking for a great place to stay while visiting the majestic town of Medford, Oregon, I hit the jackpot!! Inn at the Commons, a full service convention hotel, includes 9,000 square feet of flexible space. TheGrand Ballroom, can accommodate up to 800 people. Ideal for conferences, social functions, wedding receptions, fundraisers, etc.  It's located in downtown Medford, in Southern Oregon's scenic Rogue Valley, in a quiet location, close to Crater Lake National Park, the renowned Oregon Shakespeare Festival in the charming town of Ashland, and the infamous Harry and David's, where you can take a tour of the facility, while staying in Medford. Inn at the Commons, has everything you will need while staying and visiting in Medford. Of course, I want to start with the service which was exceptional. From getting the key to my room, or gathering five minutes worth of information about the town, I found the front desk help to be professional and warm. So, while I'm checking in, I lo
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