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.
Karaoke with Robert Miller 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday. Open mic with Dean Brownell 2-5 p.m. Sunday. Buckaroos is at 1435 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Information, 782-9693.
Singer, songwriter, guitarist Dave Medina performs songs from his CD “The Train Of Life” as well as songs by Jose Feliciano, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, America, Collective Soul and many others 5-8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at Lentine’s Italian Restaurant,1488 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Reservations, 782-3777.
Robert Miller Entertainment hosts karaoke 7-11 p.m. tonight at 1440 Highway 395 in Gardnerville. Information, 782-3133.
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.
Birds of Chicago, a collective based around JT Nero and Allison Russell, will appear 7 p.m. Feb. 28. Tickets are $25 in advance, $28 at the door. Doors open at 6 p.m. Contact CVAC at 775-782-8207 or www.cvartscouncil to purchase tickets or for more information.
Flight Restaurant and Bar
Acoustic Solution plays 7:30-11:30 p.m. today. Chicken-Fried plays 7:30 p.m. Saturday at 2244 Meridian Blvd. Information, 782-1333.
Live entertainment at CVI
Entertainment presented in the Carson Valley Inn’s Cabaret Lounge 6-10 p.m. Sunday- Wednesday, and 8 p.m.-midnight Thursdays and 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday and Saturday. Steppen Stonz performs today-Saturday. Steve Lord plays Sunday-Wednesday. 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.
Jenera Paxton is performing 7 p.m. Saturday at 1572 Highway 395 in Minden (Corner of 395 and County Road). Tickets are $10. For more information, call (775) 843-3493.
Local comedienne and speaker, Kat Simmons, is teaching a stand up comedy/public speaking, workshop 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays from March 19-April 23 at the Annex inside the Carson Valley Arts Council building, 1572 Highway 395, Minden. This six-week workshop is designed to help students find and cultivate their authentic voice, and provide tools to combat the fear of speaking in front of a crowd. The class will culminate with a public showcase where the participants perform a seven-minute routine. The class is $250 and space is limited. Information, 775-721-8864.
1862 David Walley’s Restaurant and Saloon
Live music by Catfish Carl 5-9 p.m. Sundays. Happy Hour daily from 4-6 p.m., with drink specials and bar menu at 2001 Foothill Road, Genoa. Information, 783-0788 or www.1862davidwalleysrestaurantandsaloon.com.
Thirst Parlor happenings
The Genoa Bar, Nevada’s Oldest Thirst Parlor, offers free juke box 6-10 p.m. Wednesdays. Free pool 6 p.m. every Thursday. Open mic 7 p.m. Fridays. Happy hours 4-6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Information, 782-3870.