Arts & Entertainment for April 16

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

Wild Card 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, Steve Orlando, 782-9693.

From Centerfield

Lavish Green plays 9 p.m. tonight at Centerfield Sports Bar & Grill, 1328 Highway 395 in Gardnerville.

Open mic, 8 p.m. Tuesdays, karaoke, 8 p.m. Wednesdays at Centerfield. Information, 782-1902.

Music at Topaz Lodge

Shelter plays pop, classic rock, country and smooth jazz, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. today and Saturday, in the Topaz Lodge Lounge, 1979 Highway 395, Gardnerville, Information, or 266-3338.

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. today and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, 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


Grand opening entertainment at CVI

Entertainment during the Carson Valley Inn's grand opening celebration is presented 6-11:00 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 7 p.m. to midnight today and Saturday in the Cabaret Lounge.

Jojo Hahn plays today, Saturday and April 20-22. Hahn plays piano, guitar and sings covers by Cat Stevens, Van Morrison, Dave Matthews Band, Collective Soul and Coldplay.

George Pickard plays through Sunday. Pickard does impressions of Kenny Rogers, Ray Charles, Conway Twitty, Johnny Ray, and plays hits from Creedence Clearwater Revival, the Animals, Chris DeBurgh and Elvis. He wrote the jingle used in CVI commercials.

Nancy Barker, April 19-20. Vocalist and keyboard player Nancy Barker offers rhythm & blues, standards, jazz and rock 'n' roll. Her 30-year career includes touring with Helen Reddy and performing solo at the Disneyland Hotel.

Room to Move, April 21-24. Tina Fink on keyboards and Ray Rodarte on guitar sing and play a repertoire of popular songs.

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

Music at Indigo

Russel Ketenjian plays guitar and the Persian oud, 6:30-8:30 p.m. today, at Indigo Restaurant and Bar, 1665 Lucerne St. in Minden Village. The Mark Castro acoustic show is 6:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday. Judy plays piano and sings, 6-8 p.m. Wednesday. Dean Brownell hosts open mic/jam sessions at 8-11 p.m. Thursdays. Information, 782-4300.

Fiber art classes

at arts council

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

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

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.

Ecstatic dancing April 23

Let the spirit move you during Ecstatic Dancing, 7:30-9:30 p.m. April 23 at 02 Wellness Studio, 1557 Zerolene Place, Minden. Cost is $10. Facilitator is Ginny Cardenas. No experience necessary. Wear comfortable clothes and bring water. Information, or 720-3659.

Stand-up comedy class

Learn public speaking skills in a stand-up comedy workshop taught by Carson Valley comedian Kat Simmons, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, May 4 through June 8, in the ArtBar at the Copeland Cultural Arts Center, 1572 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Cost is $250 for the six-week workshop. Deposit of $50 due by April 26. Class size is limited to 10 students. Sign up at or 721-8864.


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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