Themes reflected Through The Looking Glass Wednesdays

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Kandy Xander is host of Looking Through The Glass Wednesdays in the Crystal Bay Casino’s Red Room.

Calling all Saints, Sinners, Priests, Nuns and Inner Demons. Your time is almost here.

Through the Looking Glass Wednesdays are held at 9 p.m. in the Crystal Bay Casino’s Red Room. Each week there is a theme. Costumes are encouraged and rewarded. The event’s “brainchild” is Trevor Jensen and the Food and Beverage staff. “People like to dress up around here,” Jensen observed.

The music-playing hosts are Kandy Xander, the frontwoman for Metal Echo, and Dennis Alexander of Mr. D DJ Services and 101.5 Truckee Tahoe Radio’s “Deep Traxx.”

“We’re playing music associated with the theme,” Xander said. “We’re pulling from all different kinds of music so we can appeal to all kinds of people.”

The numerous video screens will play a movie that goes with the scene. “Baywatch” played during a Fun In The Sun, Midwinter Beach Party night.

“Please approach Miss Kandy with requests. She doesn’t bite,” Alexander said. “It’s not our gig. It’s the people’s gig.”

Alexander encourages service industry folks to stop by to decompress after work. There are $3 shots, $5 cocktails and a $25 bar tab to the costumed patron who receives the most playing cards from the hosts.

Through The Looking Glass Wednesdays will be held through April 11. If successful, the event will be extended.

  • Through The Looking Glass Wednesdays
    9 p.m. in the Crystal Bay Casino Red Room
    March 7: Saints & Sinners: Priests, Nuns & Inner Demons
    March 21: Alien Abductions & Close Encounters
    March 28: Dr. Demented’s Mad Science Experiment
    April 4: Twisted Twins: Bring Your Evil Twin
    April 11: Trashy Wedding

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    Trevor Jensen and Amber Nelson greet guests during The Crooked Carnival night on Feb. 28.

    Wednesdays Red Room

About Tim Parsons

Tim Parsons is the editor of Tahoe Onstage who first moved to Lake Tahoe in 1992. Before starting Tahoe Onstage in 2013, he worked for 29 years at newspapers, including the Tahoe Daily Tribune, Eureka Times-Standard and Contra Costa Times. He was the recipient of the 2011 Keeping the Blues Alive award for Journalism.

One comment

  1. Dennis Alexander

    Haha!! LOVE it!!

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