Arts & Entertainment for Aug. 27 |

Arts & Entertainment for Aug. 27

The deadline is Wednesday to submit local arts and entertainment information in this column. Contact People Editor Sharlene Irete at sirete@recordcourier.

com or 782-5121, ext. 210.


At Buckaroos this week

The Boomers band plays tonight, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

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

Happy hour drink specials, 10 a.m. to noon and 4-6 p.m. Monday through Friday.

New open mic night, 7:30 p.m. every Tuesday.

Karaoke with Dale Jantzen, 8-11 p.m. every Wednesday.

Buckaroos is at 1435 Highway 395, Gardnerville. Information, Steve Orlando, 782-9693.

Farmers market Wednesdays

The Lampe Park farmers market is 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays at Lampe Park in Gardnerville. Baked goods, honey, plants, art, flowers, and outdoor furniture. Information, 782-9828.

Play auditions Monday and Tuesday

Pau-Wa-Lu Players holds auditions for the non-musical production of “Murder’s in the Heir,” 3-6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, at the Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School Cafetorium, 701 Long Valley Road, Gardnerville Ranchos. Rehearsals are 3-6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday. Information, or (775) 219-3577.

‘Mulan’ auditions Sept. 15 and 17

Auditions for the TOAD production of “Mulan Jr.” are 4-7 p.m. Sept. 15 and 17 at Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School, 701 Long Valley Road, Gardnerville Ranchos. There are 11 principal, 10 featured roles, plus ensemble for students age 6-18 for the stage adaptation of Disney’s “Mulan.” Prepare a one-minute audition song, with CD accompaniment with no vocals. There will also be a small dance audition.

Cost to participate is $100. Financial assistance and payment plan information, or (775) 219-3577. Performances are Dec. 10-12, and Dec. 17-19.


Live entertainment at CVI

Entertainment presented in the Carson Valley Inn’s Cabaret Lounge, 6-11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 7 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday.

George Pickard through Saturday. Pickard plays hits from Creedence Clearwater Revival, the Animals, Chris DeBurgh and Elvis. He wrote the jingle used in CVI commercials.

Wes Chapman, Sunday-Thursday. Keyboardist and vocalist Chapman entertains with classic rock, blues, country and soul.

Jon Washington’s Sounds of the Fortunes, Sept. 3-5.

Karaoke Rockstarz, 8 p.m. Wednesdays starting Sept. 8 is karaoke with lights and sound system, live band and backup singers. Sign up in the Cabaret Lounge, choose from more than 175 tunes. The Carson Valley Inn is on Highway 395 in Minden. Information,

Summer concert tonight

Douglas County Parks & Recreation Department’s free GE Energy Family Summer Concert Series concludes with Big Bad Wolf, 6 p.m. today, in Minden Park. Food available for purchase by Lions Club. Information, 782-9828.

At Buona Sera

Harp music by Mary Margaret Niebuhr and vocals by Claire Humphrey every Friday and Saturday at Buona Sera Ristorante & Bar, 1799 Ironwood Dr., Unit B, Minden. Italian cooking class with Chef Francesco Gazzana of Milano, 5-8 p.m. Monday. Cost, $25. Information, 783-3211.

Music at Doppelgangers

Bootleggers play music, 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, at Doppelgangers Restaurant off Airport Road at 2244 Meridian Blvd., Minden. Food, microbrew, and well drink specials during happy hours, 3-7 p.m. and 9-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Minden farmers market

Singer Sandy provides music, 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, at the Minden Farmers Market on Esmeralda Avenue. Crafts, baked goods, German dinners, beer, wine and music at the farmers market, Tuesdays through September. Information, Roxanne Stangle, 782-2444.

Tahoe Ridge Winery concert Sept. 5

The Tahoe Ridge Marketplace & Bistro’s 2010 Wine Club Concert Series continues 6:30 p.m. Sept. 5 with ukulele player Victoria Vox, who was winner of the International Acoustic Music Awards. The singer songwriter has been featured on NPR and the Jay Leno Show.

Tickets are $19, or $15 for club members and are available at Tahoe Ridge Marketplace, 1644 Highway 395, in Minden, at or 783-1566.

Fall dance classes offered

The Performing Arts Project, 2556 Precision Drive, Unit E, Minden, offers fall dance classes in pre-ballet, tap, jazz, lyrical, hip-hop, tumbling, conditioning and vocals for ages 3 and older. Information, 267-4446 or

An invitation to a ‘Perfect Wedding’

Tickets are on sale for the Carson Valley Community Theatre’s production of “Perfect Wedding,” written by Robin Hawdon and directed by Lucille Rao. Shows are performed 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17, 18, 24, 25, and 2 p.m. Sept. 19 and 26, at the CVIC Hall in Minden.

Purchase tickets at the Carson Valley Arts Council building, 1572 Highway 395, Minden, at (775) 315-0697 or Dinner and show packages available from Barone & Reed Food Co., 1599 Esmeralda Ave., Minden, 783-1988. Opening night tickets include the champagne and dessert gala Sept. 17. Tickets for a special Red Hatinee performance, 2 p.m. Sept. 18, available from Vicki, 265-6964. Information, or (775) 843-3493.


Thirst Parlor happenings

The Mark Castro Band acoustic show is 8-11 p.m. Sept. 3, at the Genoa Bar, Nevada’s Oldest Thirst Parlor, 2282 Main St. Information, 782-3870.

Genoa concert series

The Town of Genoa Recreation and Events Committee’s free summer concert series concludes with the Old West Trio, 4 p.m. Sept. 12, in Genoa Community Park. Information, 782-8696.