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.
The Mark Castro Band performs 9 p.m.-midnight Saturday at 1433 Highway 395 in Gardnerville. Information, 782-5875.
Robert Miller Entertainment hosts karaoke 8 p.m.-midnight today at 1440 Highway 395 in Gardnerville. Information, 782-3133.
Monique Haviland-Fulstone and Samantha Moore perform soft rock and classics as well as acoustic versions of current and past hits 7-10 p.m. Saturday at 1378 Highway 395. Information, 392-2370.
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.
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.
Tempest Celtic Rock performs May 9 for the final Carson Valley Arts Council concert of the season. Tickets, $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Students with ID’s and children $5. Information, 782-8207, or www.cvartscouncil.com.
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. The Blues Monsters perform a combination of R&B, funk, jazz, and Chicago-style blues today-Saturday. George Pickard performs 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
Mixed Company performs 8 p.m.-midnight today. ”The Old Genoa Bar” by Sandie La Nae book signing is 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 26. 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.