Arts & Entertainment for May 25 |

Arts & Entertainment for May 25

For Arts & Entertainment:

Details are needed by noon Wednesday to put local arts and entertainment information in this column. Contact Caryn Haller at, at 782-5121, ext. 210 or by fax, 782-6132.



Unusual Suspects plays 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. today. Karoake by Anthony Janssen 9 p.m.-1 a..m. Saturdays. Free pool 6 p.m.-close, ladies drink specials Tuesdays. Hangout Night 9 p.m. Thursdays with DJ music. Gourmet Bloody Mary specials all day Sunday. Happy hour drink specials 4-6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Buckaroos is at 1435 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Information, call general manager Steve Orlando, 782-9693.

Jethro’s Live this week

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Karaoke with Anthony Janssen 8 p.m. Thursdays. The Melodramatics play 7:30 p.m. today. The Mark Sexton Band performs 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Jethro’s Bar & Grill, 1281 Kimmerling Road, Gardnerville Ranchos. Information, 265-2215 or

Sharkey’s Casino

Live entertainment and dancing returns to Sharkey’s. Lightnin’ & Lace Lightnin’ & Lace, a versatile Northern Nevada country band, perform a variety of classic rock, country, dance blues and R & B 8 p.m. today and Saturday. Roll a 7 or 11 on the dice and receive a free drink 7-11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at Sharkey’s, 1440 Highway 395 in Gardnerville. Information, 782-3133.

Silver Strike

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.

Watercolor Classes

Artist Teri Sweeney is offering ongoing beginning and intermediate watercolor classes at her studio in Gardnerville. The intermediate class is 1 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays and the beginning class is 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. For more information including the location of the studio or to register contact Sweeney at 790-9261 or e-mail


At Buona Sera

Every Thursday Jazz or blues during extended happy hour in the bar 5:30-8 p.m. with $6

small plates. Harp music byMary 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.

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. Bee Tee Xpress plays oldies, Motown, R&B, country and classic rock 6-9 p.m. today and Saturday. Carolyn Dolan and Friends perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. today and Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday. Information, or 783-6606.

Lone Tree Gallery

Local artist Jan Rollenhagen is offering a one-day workshop on woodburning techniques 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 23 at Lone Tree Gallery. Students will learn how prepare the gourd as well as decorate the outside of the gourd with various wood-burning techniques. Call the Lone Tree Gallery at 782-2522 or visit the gallery website at to learn more about this and other workshops and to sign up.

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 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday at Minden Food Co., in downtown Minden.

Minden Park

GE Family Concert Series returns to Minden Park with Jimmy Buffett tribute band Garratt Wilkin & the Parrotheads 6:30 p.m. June 1.

88 Cups and More

Acoustic jazz band The Minor Groove Quartet plays 7 p.m. every first Friday of the month. Open mic night with dinner specials 5-7 p.m. every third Friday. Participants may play music, recite poetry, prose or performance art at 88 Cups and More, 1663 Lucerne st. in the Minden Village. Information, 783-0688.


Concerts in the Park

The Town of Genoa free summer concerts in the park features The Carolyn Dolan Band 5 p.m. June 17 at Genoa Community Park. Information, 782-8696.

Thirst Parlor happenings

The Genoa Bar, Nevada’s Oldest Thirst Parlor, offers “Be a Star With a Live Band” 7-10 p.m.Tuesdays. Free juke box 6-10 p.m. Wednesdays. Free pool and ladies night drink specials 6-10 p.m. every Thursday. Open mic Fridays. Happy hours 4-6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Genoa Bar is a nonsmoking establishment. Information, 782-3870.

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