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
Kat Simmons comedy showcase 7:30 p.m. Friday. Tickets $20 at the door. Kings of Midtown perform 8 p.m. Saturday. Karaoke with Anthony Janssen 8 p.m. Thursdays 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. Lightnin' & Lace perform country, country rock and R&B 8p.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
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.
Flight Restaurant and Bar
The Rusty T Band plays smooth jazz, rock and blues 8:30 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. Steppen Stonz performs Broadway tunes, oldies, Motown and pop today and Saturday. Paul Covarelli plays Sunday-Tuesday. 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 Renegade 6:30 p.m. Aug. 3.
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.
Violinist and composer Kim Angelis performs 7:30 p.m. Aug. 2 at David Walley's Hot Springs resort, 2001 Foothill Road. Tickets are $15. Information, 782-8155.
Thirst Parlor happenings
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.