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.
Cosmic Bugaloo plays 9 p.m.-1 a.m. today. Karaoke with Robert Miller 8 p.m.-midnight, and D.J. Clay 12:30-4:30 a.m. Saturday. 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.
The Mark Castro Band plays 9 p.m.-midnight Saturday at 1433 Highway 395 in Gardnerville. Information, 782-5875.
Robert Miller Entertainment hosts karaoke 7-11 p.m. tonight 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.
Starting March 12, Vickie Kingman is offering a watercolor wet-into-wet class 1-3:30 p.m. for three Wednesdays at the UNR Cooperative Extension Building on Waterloo Lane. All levels of artists are welcome especially new comers. Bring your own materials and call Vickie Kingman at 265-0320 for more information. Cost is $25.
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 perform 7 p.m. today. 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.
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. After Dark performs today-Saturday. Phil Prunier 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.
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.
The Scarlet Verbs perform 8-11 p.m. Saturday at Coyote Grill, Elks Point Road and Highway 50.