McAvoy is producing a spoken word video with Shiloh
(Julie Machado & Tim Gorelangton) that has nothing to do with Mark Twain…


Governor Sandoval, Ben Rupert and McAvoy Layne at Cave Rock

“McAvoy is an ambassador of the arts wherever he performs.”
-Judith Clark, Director, Nevada State Council on the Arts


The Story Tellers

Tahoe WordWave, a Festival of Story  •  October 9-11


Jackass Hill

October 11

Liar’s Cruise

Tahoe Gal


Tickets Available Online




Rick Gunn Photo

Mark Twain’s 180th Birthday

The Secrets of His Longevity

a Performance by McAvoy Layne

Mark Twain Room at the IVCBHS Exhibit Starbucks Bldg

899 Tahoe Blvd – Incline Village

Friday, November 13

The Doors Open at Six-thirty

The Trouble Begins at Seven

(Bring Beverage of Choice – No Food Please)

Seating is Limited to 40

Tickets $20 Cash or Check at the Door

Reservations Encouraged: 775-833-1835


McAvoy is working on a distance learning platform for living history in the classroom,
an innovative approach to be launched in 2015.
Click on Chautauqua-Central above for a sneak preview…