Arts & Entertainment for Jan. 28 |

Arts & Entertainment for Jan. 28

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

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At Buckaroos this week

Joe Neal plays, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday

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

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

Free pool from 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Bud and Bud Light draft specials.

Buckaroos is at 1435 Highway 395, Gardnerville.

Information, general manager Steve Orlando, 782-9693.

Open mic at Blind Dog

Open mic acoustic show with Craig Lind is 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays at Blind Dog Coffee Co. at Tillman and Kimmerling in the Gardnerville Ranchos. Bring acoustic instruments and sign up for your turn to play.

Big Bad Wolf at Jethro’s

Live music by Big Bad Wolf beginning at 9 p.m. Saturday at Jethro’s Oven & Grill, 1281 Kimmerling Road, Gardnerville Ranchos.

‘Guys and Dolls’ begins Feb. 4 at Pau-Wa-Lu

The All City Middle School production of “Guys and Dolls Jr.” is 7 p.m. Feb. 4, 5, 11, 12, and 2 p.m. Feb. 6 and 13, at Pau-Wa-Lu Middle School, Gardnerville Ranchos. Cost is $10 adults, $8 students and seniors. Dinner $5. Tickets, (775) 219-3577 or


Live entertainment at CVI

Free entertainment in the Cabaret Lounge, with no cover charge and no drink minimum at the Carson Valley Inn in Minden.

George Pickard, through Saturday.

Paul Covarelli, Sunday through Tuesday.

Karaoke Rockstarz on Wednesdays.

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

Purchase tickets for the live comedy show with headliner Kenny Bob Davis on Feb. 5, and the Barry White Tribute Show on Feb. 12 at the Carson Valley Inn hotel desk or at 783-6606. Information,

Dancing at Doppelgangers

Dance to music by Solid Jackson, 8-11 p.m. today, at Doppelgangers, 2244 Meridian Blvd., off Airport Road in Minden. Solid Jackson plays jazz, blues, swing, jump and rock ‘n’ roll. The band is Jimmy the V on keyboards and vocals, Smokin’ Joe LaChew on guitar and vocals, Uncle Dan Lancaster on woodwinds, Big John Dijkstra on trumpet and Mark “Lucky Diamond” Ashworth on drums and vocals. Information, 782-6633.

Magic and music

at Saletti’s

Live entertainment of close-up table side magic by Thomas Wiese, and the music of classical guitarist George Hanepen is featured 6-9 p.m. Fridays at Saletti’s Restaurant & Bar, 1623 Highway 395, Minden. Information, 782-2500.

At Buona Sera

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.

Indigo music

Chris Lapin entertains with vocals and keyboards beginning 6:30 p.m. tonight at Indigo Restaurant & Bar, 1665 Lucerne St. in Minden Village. Open mic jam night, 8 p.m. Thursdays. Information, 782-4300.

Music at 88 Cups

Acoustic Solution plays, 7:15-9:30 p.m. tonight, at 88 Cups. Acoustic Solution is John, Wendy and Seth Andrews who play eclectic folk and electrified acoustic music on guitars, fiddle, mandolin, banjo, piano, percussion and drums. The band plays covers of Crosby, Stills and Nash, Van Morrison, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Grateful Dead, and original material.

Ciana performs Irish and Celtic music, 7 p.m. Feb. 4, at 88 Cups Coffee & Tea, 1663 Lucerne St., Minden Village. Information, 783-0688.

‘Friday Night Live’ at DHS

The Douglas High School drama club presents the “Friday Night Live” variety show and showcase of student photography and artwork, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 4, at the school in Minden. Admission is $5, or $3 with two nonperishable food items for the Carson Valley Community Food Closet.

Community theater presents ‘Radio Memories’

The Carson Valley Community Theatre presents “Radio Memories” on Feb. 16-19 at the Carson Valley Inn, Minden. “Radio Memories” is performed 7 p.m. Feb. 16. Doors open 6:30 p.m. Opening night champagne reception follows the show. Cost, $15. Feb. 17 show. Doors open 6:30 p.m., show at 7 p.m. Cost, $12. Dinner show Feb. 18. Doors open 5:30 p.m., pasta or Chinese dinner 5:45-6:45 p.m., show at 7 p.m. Cost, $20.

Luncheon matinee Feb. 19. Doors open 12:30 p.m,. lunch of taco or Chinese food stations at 12:45-1:45 p.m., show at 2 p.m. Cost, $20. Beverages available for purchase at all performances. Make required reservations, 1:30-5:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday from Jan. 24 to Feb. 18 at the Copeland Cultural Arts Building, 1572 Highway 395 North, Minden. Tickets available now at Information, (775) 720-7186.

Volunteer help is needed in the box office. Information, Carol, (775) 392-0777.

‘Jimmy Dean’ auditions in February

Carson Valley Community Theatre holds auditions Feb. 23 and Feb. 26 for their spring production of “Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean” by Ed Graczyk.

This adult comedy/drama is set in 1955 and 1975 and involves five adults who reunite with their alter-ego teenaged selves in a small Texas town for the 20th anniversary of the death of James Dean. The 11-member cast includes a 60ish female, five 40ish females, four female teenagers, one male teenager. Auditions are 6-9 p.m. Feb. 23, and 9 a.m. to noon Feb. 26 at the law offices of Justin Clouser, 1669 Lucerne St. Suite A-3, in Minden Village. Information, director Margaret Edson, 782-3670.


Thirst Parlor happenings

The Genoa Bar, Nevada’s Oldest Thirst Parlor, offers a free juke box 6-10 p.m. Tuesdays and free pool 6- p.m. Wednesdays. Happy hours 4-6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Information, 782-3870.

Artists wanted for cowboy festival

Western, cowboy, and Southwest Indian artists are invited to participate in art galleries during the Genoa Cowboy Poetry & Music Festival on May 5-8. The juried art show includes a reception followed and two days of gallery shows where the artists’ works are offered for sale. The jurying fee is $20. After being accepted in the jurying process, the gallery fee is $125. Applications and information about vendor opportunities available at the Town of Genoa, 782-8696.


Wild Horse Children’s

Theater auditions

Actors, singers and dancers age 5-18 are needed for the Wild Horse Children’s Theater spring production of “Honk! Jr.,” a musical retelling of Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Ugly Duckling.” Auditions are 1-4 p.m. Saturday at the Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada. Make required audition appointments at or 887-0438. “Honk! Jr.” is directed by Carol Scott, musically directed by Alan Catron, and is performed weekends May 6-21 at the Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada.

‘Love’s Labors Lost’

Carson Performing Arts presents a Woodstock-inspired version of Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labor’s Lost,” 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, at the Carson Community Center. Tickets are $6 for children, $7 for seniors and students, $8 general admission, and may be reserved at

Winter art show at BAC

The Nevada Artists Association’s 60th annual winter show is displayed through March 4 at the Brewery Arts Center Gallery, 449 W. King St., Carson City. The show features paintings, photography, sculpture, fine crafts and jewelry of 136 area and regional artists.All artwork on exhibit is for sale. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Admission is free. Information, or 882-6411.