Arts & Entertainment for Feb. 17 |

Arts & Entertainment for Feb. 17

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.



Posse plays 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. today. Karaoke with Brian Baty 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday. Beer pong 6 p.m. Wednesdays through February. 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

Dust on the Bottle and Jake Houston plays 8 p.m. today. Austin York benefit with LivitzLivitz 8 p.m. Saturday. All proceeds go to the York Family. Theme nights 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at Jethro’s Bar & Grill, 1281 Kimmerling Road, Gardnerville Ranchos. Funk N’ Jam every first Friday. Hip Hop/Dub Step every second Friday. Country and line dancing every third Friday. Grateful Dead every fourth Friday. Wine and jazz every first Saturday. Ladies night every second Saturday. Reggae Dub Punk every third Saturday. Blues and Brews every fourth Saturday. Information, 265-2215 or

Pau-Wa-Lu Players

“Willy Wonka, Jr.” is 7 p.m. today, Saturday, Feb. 24 and Feb. 25, and 2 p.m. Sunday and Feb. 26. Tickets, $10, adults and $8 students, seniors. Information, 265-6100.

Sharkey’s Casino

Live entertainment and dancing returns to Sharkey’s. Friday is ladies night and Saturday is couples night with drink specials 8 p.m. to midnight at Sharkey’s, 1440 Highway 395 in Gardnerville. Information, 782-3133.


At Buona Sera

Every Thursday Jazz or blues during extended happy hour in the bar 5:30-8 p.m. with $6 small plates featuring June Joplin and Bob Reid Feb. 23. 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.

Centennial Dinner

CVIC Hall centennial dinner dance featuring Rosebud’s Dance Band 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets, $20. Information, 782-5976.


The Carson Valley Arts Council’s concert series features Honeymoon on March 9 at the CVIC Hall in Minden. Wine reception at 6 p.m., concert at 7 p.m. Tickets purchased at, 782-8207, or at the door.

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. Lightnin’ & Lace, a versatile Northern Nevada country band, perform a variety of classic rock, country, dance blues and R & B today, Saturday and Sunday. Information, or 783-6606.

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.

88 Cups and More

Open mic night with dinner specials 5-7 p.m. every third Friday. Participants may play music, recite poetry, prose or performance art. Acoustic jazz band The Dan Gone Trio plays 6:30 p.m. every first Friday of the month at 88 Cups and More, 1663 Lucerne st. in the Minden Village. Information, 783-0688.


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.