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 Anthony Janssen 8 p.m.-midnight Saturdays. Buckaroos is at 1435 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Information, 782-9693.
Robert Miller Entertainment hosts karaoke 8 p.m.-midnight today at 1440 Highway 395 in Gardnerville. Information, 782-3133.
Douglas County Senior Center offers a watercolor class 9 a.m.-noon the second and fourth Thursday for all levels. Cost, $20 per class includes materials and picture to take home. Information, Lada Trimble, 882-6061.
Vickie Kingman is offering a color class using watercolor 1-3:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the UNR Cooperative Extension Building on Waterloo Lane. All levels of artists are welcome. Call 265-0320 for more information. Cost is $35.
Presidio Brass performs today in the CVIC Hall for the Carson Valley Arts Council’s concert series. Doors open 6 p.m., concert 7 p.m. Tickets, $25 in advance, $28 at the door, students with ID and children, $5. Information, 782-8207, or www.cvartscouncil.com.
Metal Echo plays 7:30 p.m. today. Christian concert and spaghetti dinner fundraiser for interdenominational Christian retreats 4 p.m. Saturday. Tickets, $12 adults, $24 per family. Open mic hosted by Buk Taco 7 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. Midnight Express entertains with classic rock, country rock and blues – everything from ballads to dance music today-Saturday. Elvis Impersonator Brian Andrews presents his King and Friends show featuring Elvis and the people he performed with Sunday-Wednesday. Information, cvinn.com or 783-6606.
Professional comedian, Kat Simmons is hosting a six-week comedy workshop 6:30-8:30 p.m. April 30-June 4 in the Annex, 1527 Highway 395, Minden. This class is not only for the aspiring comic, but anyone wanting to gain some confidence and improve their public speaking skills. This workshop culminates with a public showcase, where you are the star. This is the last class until the fall, and space is limited to 10 students. Cost is $250. Information,registration, 721-8864.
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
Buk Taco hosts open mic 7:30 p.m. today. The Genoa Bar, Nevada’s Oldest Thirst Parlor, offers free juke box 6-10 p.m. Wednesdays. Free pool 6 p.m. every Thursday. Information, 782-3870.