For Arts & Entertainment:
Details are needed by noon Wednesday to put local arts and entertainment information in this column. Contact Caryn Haller at firstname.lastname@example.org, at 782-5121, ext. 210 or by fax, 782-6132.
Keith Allen plays 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. today. Jonathon Barton plays 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday. Hangout Night 9 p.m. Thursdays with DJ music. Gourmet Bloody Mary specials all day Sunday. Happy hour drink specials 4-6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Buckaroos is at 1435 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Information, call general manager Steve Orlando, 782-9693.
Jethro's Live this week
Ladies night with Baker Street 8 p.m. Saturday. Theme nights 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at Jethro's Bar & Grill, 1281 Kimmerling Road, Gardnerville Ranchos. Funk N' Jam every first Friday. Hip Hop/Dub Step every second Friday. Country and line dancing every third Friday. Grateful Dead every fourth Friday. Wine and jazz every first Saturday. Ladies night every second Saturday. Reggae Dub Punk every third Saturday. Blues and Brews every fourth Saturday. Information, 265-2215 or www.jethrosbarandgrill.com.
Live entertainment and dancing returns to Sharkey's. Wicked Hicks plays 7 p.m. today and Saturday. Friday is ladies night and Saturday is couples night with drink specials 8 p.m. to midnight at Sharkey's, 1440 Highway 395 in Gardnerville. Information, 782-3133.
At Buona Sera
Singer June Joplin and pianist Bob Reid perform songs from the American Songbook and romantic ballads 6:30-9 p.m. Saturday in the dining room. Every Thursday Jazz or blues during extended happy hour in the bar 5:30-8 p.m. with $6 small plates featuring Merle Brandon Feb. 16. Harp music by Mary Margaret Niebuhr and vocals by Claire Humphrey, 6-9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays in the bar at Buona Sera Ristorante & Bar, 1799 Ironwood Dr., Unit B, Minden. Information, 783-3211.
The Carson Valley Arts Council's concert series features Diego's Umbrella today at the CVIC Hall in Minden. Wine reception at 6 p.m., concert at 7 p.m. Tickets $10, or $15 at-the-door, purchased at cvartscouncil.com, 782-8207, or at the door.
Live entertainment at CVI
Entertainment presented in the Carson Valley Inn's Cabaret Lounge 6 to 10 p.m. Sunday- Wednesday, and 8 p.m.-midnight Thursdays. Stew Stewart performs country music, blues, oldies, comedy, classic rock and Motown. A Nevada entertainer for more than four decades, Stewart has appeared at more than 100 state and county fairs, many as the opening act for artists such as Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings, Tammy Wynette, Loretta Lynn, Marie Osmond, Herman's Hermits, The Drifters, The Coasters, Willie Nelson, Kenny Rogers, Dolly Parton, The Oak Ridge Boys and more. Stewart and his band plays at 8 and 10 p.m. today and Saturday. Information, cvinn.com or 783-6606.
Magic at Saletti's
Live entertainment of close-up table side magic by Thomas Wiese 6-8 p.m. Fridays at Saletti's Restaurant & Bar, 1623 Highway 395, Minden. Information, 782-2500.
Minden Food Co.
Wesley O. performs 6:30-9:30 p.m. Fridays at Minden Food Co., in downtown Minden.
88 Cups and More
Poetry Out Loud competition 6:30 p.m. Saturday. Open mic night with dinner specials 5-7 p.m. every third Friday. Participants may play music, recite poetry, prose or performance art. Acoustic jazz band The Dan Gone Trio plays 6:30 p.m. every first Friday of the month at 88 Cups and More, 1663 Lucerne st. in the Minden Village. Information, 783-0688.
Thirst Parlor happenings
The Genoa Bar, Nevada's Oldest Thirst Parlor, offers "Be a Star With a Live Band" 7-10 p.m.Tuesdays. Free juke box 6-10 p.m. Wednesdays. Free pool and ladies night drink specials 6-10 p.m. every Thursday. Open mic Fridays. Happy hours 4-6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Genoa Bar is a nonsmoking establishment. Information, 782-3870.