Arts & Entertainment for April 9

Details needed by noon Wednesday to put local arts and entertainment information in this column. Contact People Editor Sharlene Irete at or 782-5121, ext. 210.


At Buckaroos this week

Little Sister plays tonight, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

Bloody Mary and Rolling Rock draft specials from 10 a.m. Sunday.

House matches juke box and ladies' night with drinks half off, 6 p.m. to close on Wednesdays. Happy hour drink specials, 10 a.m. to noon and 4-6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Buckaroos is at 1435 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Information, general manager Steve Orlando, 782-9693.

Music at Topaz Lodge

The Dan Bauer Band plays classic rock 'n' roll, country, one-hit wonders and funky sounds of the '60s, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. today and Saturday, in the Topaz Lodge Lounge, 1979 Highway 395, Gardnerville, Information, or 266-3338.

Casting event Saturday

Main Street Gardnerville and Nevada Casting Group host a free event for all ages and experience levels who want to be involved in movies, 1-3 p.m. Saturday, upstairs at Sharkey's Casino in Gardnerville. Information, 782-8027.

TOAD presents 'Peter Pan'

Theatre of Arts Discipline presents "Peter Pan," the play by J.M. Barrie, performed by first- through sixth-grade Carson Valley students, 7 p.m. April 16 and 17, and 2 p.m. April 18, at Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School, 701 Long Valley Road in the Gardnerville Ranchos. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for students and seniors, and $5 for children under 10, available at or (775) 219-3577. Information about TOAD at

Artist reception April 29

Featured artist Mary Ann Crosby of Sapphire Wizard Fired Arts demonstrates painting on ceramic bisque during a reception, 4-6 p.m. April 29, at Three Rooms Gallery-Felix Pottery Studio, 1459 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Information, 782-5434.


Entertainment at CVI

Live entertainment in the Cabaret Lounge at the Carson Valley Inn is featured 6-11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 7 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday.

Darcy & January play through Saturday. Paul January and Darcy Dellanvella play favorites from the 1940s to the '90s.

Jojo Hahn plays Sunday through April 17. Hahn plays piano, guitar and sings covers by Cat Stevens, Van Morrison, Dave Matthews Band, Collective Soul and Coldplay.

The Carson Valley Inn is on Highway 395 in Minden. Information,

Pops spring concert Sunday

The Carson Valley Pops Orchestra conducted by Elizabeth Eubanks presents a spring concert, 3 p.m. Sunday, at the CVIC Hall in Minden. Featured soloist is clarinetist Tony Chieffo. Admission is free, but donations are accepted to benefit the all-volunteer organization. Information, (530) 515-5492 or

Art show at Copeland

The Carson Valley Arts Council's Western art show runs through April 28 at the Copeland Cultural Arts Center, 1572 Highway 395, Minden. Area artists display watercolors, oils, pastels, silk painting and textile art, photography and leather tooling. The show is held as a warm-up event for the Genoa Cowboy Poetry & Music Festival, April 29-May 2. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Information, 782-8207 or

Fiber art classes

at arts council

Weaving instructor Marilyn Elligott holds fiber art classes, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 14, 21 and 28, at the Carson Valley Arts Council building, 1572 Highway 395, Minden. Cost is $15 per class. Information, 782-3818.

Art courses offered

at Lone Tree

Lone Tree Gallery in Minden offers ongoing classes and workshops by local artists in various media. Classes include contemporary watercolor with Don Fotine, drawing with Jan Rollenhagen, plein-air painting and oil painting with Greg Drinkwine, pastels with Thaleia Georgiades. Workshops include watercolor with Reiko Hervin and gourd art with Rollenhagen. Information on course content, instructors, material lists and costs at or 782-2522.

Dance classes offered

Dance classes for children ages 3-5 in ballet, jazz and tap begin Saturday at the Performing Arts Project of Northern Nevada, 2556 Precision Drive, Suite E, Minden. Information at or 267-4446.


Genoa Bar happenings

Free juke box 6-10 p.m. Tuesdays and free pool 6-10 p.m. Wednesdays at the Genoa Bar, Nevada's Oldest Thirst Parlor, 2282 Main St. Ladies night begins 6 p.m. Thursdays, with specials on ladies drinks and merchandise. Information, 782-3870.

Cowboy festival tickets

on sale

Tickets are on sale for the Genoa Cowboy Poetry & Music Festival, April 29 through May 2, sponsored by the Town of Genoa and the Carson Valley Arts Council. One-day, two-day and individual event passes available at the Genoa Town Offices, 2289 Main St., Genoa, at 782-8696, or from the arts council, 782-8207. Schedule of events and tickets at


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