For Arts & Entertainment:
Details are needed by noon Wednesday to put local arts and entertainment information in this column. Contact Caryn Haller at email@example.com, at 782-5121, ext. 210 or by fax, 782-6132.
Mean Fat Daddy plays 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. today. Karoake by Anthony Janssen 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturdays. Free pool 6 p.m.-close, ladies drink specials Tuesdays. 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
Karaoke with Anthony Janssen 8 p.m. Thursdays. Local hip-hop showdown 7:30 p.m. today. Blue Haven performs 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Jethro's Bar & Grill, 1281 Kimmerling Road, Gardnerville Ranchos. Information, 265-2215 or www.jethrosbarandgrill.com.
Live entertainment and dancing returns to Sharkey's. Mental Notes plays 8 p.m. today. Roll a 7 or 11 on the dice and receive a free drink 7-11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at Sharkey's, 1440 Highway 395 in Gardnerville. Information, 782-3133.
DJ Karaoke night 9 p.m.- 1 a.m. first and third Friday of the month. Monte Carlo night second and fourth Saturday of the month. Extreme bowling every Friday and Saturday at Silver Strike Lanes, 1281 Kimmerling Road, Gardnerville Ranchos. Information, 265-5454.
Artist Teri Sweeney is offering ongoing beginning and intermediate watercolor classes at her studio in Gardnerville. The intermediate class is 1 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays and the beginning class is 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. For more information including the location of the studio or to register contact Sweeney at 790-9261 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
At Buona Sera
Every Thursday Jazz or blues during extended happy hour in the bar 5:30-8 p.m. with $6 small plates. Harp music by Mary Margaret Niebuhr and vocals by Claire Humphrey, 6-9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at Buona Sera Ristorante & Bar, 1799 Ironwood Dr., Unit B, Minden. Information, 783-3211.
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. Decades perform music from Chuck Berry to Lady Gaga today and Saturday. Paul Covarelli performs Sunday though Thursday. 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. Friday at Minden Food Co., in downtown Minden.
GE Family Concert Series returns to Minden Park with Jimmy Buffett tribute band Garratt Wilkin & the Parrotheads 6:30 p.m. today.
Terri and Gary Butler's Western photopraphy exhibit at the Carson Valley Arts Council's Gallery, 1572 Highway 395, Minden through June 30. A free artist reception is 5-7 p.m. June 7. Complimentary wine and nonalcoholic beverages, as well as light hors d'ouvres available. Original photographs and prints will be available for sale. Information, 782-8207.
88 Cups and More
Acoustic jazz band The Minor Groove Quartet plays 7 p.m. every first Friday of the month. Open mic night with dinner specials 5-7 p.m. every third Friday. Participants may play music, recite poetry, prose or performance art at 88 Cups and More, 1663 Lucerne st. in the Minden Village. Information, 783-0688.
Concerts in the Park
The Carolyn Dolan Band performs New Orleans jazz and blues 5 p.m. June 17 at Genoa Community Park. Concert is free. Information, 782-8696.
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.