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 9 p.m.- 1 a.m. Saturdays. Buckaroos is at 1435 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Information, call general manager Steve Orlando, 782-9693.
Singer, song writer, 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.
Live entertainment and dancing returns to Sharkey’s. Big Bad Wolf plays 8 p.m.-midnight today. Red Hawkzta plays rap, oldies, and hip hop 8-11 p.m. Saturday at 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.
A summer color class by Vickie Kingman benefits beginning and intermediate artists. Projects and discussion will be focused around the 12-hue color wheel, how colors work together, and how people respond to them. Sessions are 1-3 p.m. July 10, 17, 24 and 31 at the UNR Cooperative Extension Building on Waterloo Lane. Fee is $35 and includes some materials. Space is limited. Information, 265-0320.
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
DJ music plays 8:30 p.m. today 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 and 8 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday and Saturday. The McBride Brothers Band performs a veritable timeline of the 60s American and British rock ‘n’ roll invasion hits, including songs from legends such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Paul Revere & The Raiders, Dave Clark Five, The Outsiders, The Seeds, The Vogues, Creedence Clearwater Revival and more today and Saturday. Brian Andrews presents his “King and Friends” show Sunday-Wednesday featuring Elvis and the people he performed with. Brian’s history of the King also includes impersonations of many of his friends in the entertainment field such as Dean Martin, Bill Haley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison, Nat King Cole, Buddy Holly, The Big Bopper, Richie Valens, Ricky Nelson, The Everley Brothers and Chuck Berry. 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 5:30-9:30 p.m. Fridays at Minden Food Co., in downtown Minden. Happy hour food and drink specials available.
88 Cups and More
Open mic night with dinner specials 5-9 p.m. every Friday. Participants may play music, recite poetry, prose or performance art at 88 Cups and More, 1663 Lucerne Street in the Minden Village. Information, 783-0688.
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. Happy hours 4-6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Information, 782-3870.
The Nathan Alanz Duet performs 8 p.m. today at Coyote Grill, 212 Elks Point Road. Information, www.Nathanalanz.com.