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.
Unusual Suspects 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. Big Bad Wolf plays 7 p.m. Saturday as part of a fundraiser for Anne Vondruska 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. Out of Towners play jazz music 8 p.m. today 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.
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.
Carson Valley Community Theatre's "Holka Polka" shows 6:30 p.m. July 13, 14, 20 and 21 and 2 p.m. July 15 and 22 in the CVIC Hall. Tickets, $8 children, $10 adults. Information, www.showtix4U.com. Information, www.carsonvalleycommunitytheatre.org.
Flight Restaurant and Bar
Mixed Company plays 8:30-11:30 p.m. today. Ladies night with karaoke 8 p.m.-close Wednesdays. Open mic night with Dan Cypher & Strange Sustain 8:45 p.m.-close Thursdays at 2244 Meridian Blvd. Information, 782-1333.
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. After Dark performs rock and roll today and Saturday. Guitarist and vocalist Paul Covarelli plays Sunday-Monday. Information, cvinn.com or 783-6606.
Lone Tree Gallery
Gardnerville artist Teri Sweeney is giving a four-day drawing for painting workshop 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 7, 8, 14 and 15 at Lone Tree Gallery. Cost is $240. Information, 782-2522, www.lontreegallery.com or www.tsart.org.
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 Imagine, a tribute to the Beatles 6:30 p.m. July 20.
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
Old West Trio performs traditional Western heritage music 5 p.m. July 8 at Genoa Community Park. Concert is free. Information, 782-8696.
Thirst Parlor happenings
Foothill Road and the Hitchikers play 6-10 p.m. Saturday. The Genoa Bar, Nevada's Oldest Thirst Parlor, offers 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.