Arts & Entertainment for Nov. 20 |

Arts & Entertainment for Nov. 20

Details are 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

Crimson Collar plays tonight, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

Ted Nagel hosts karaoke, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturdays. Draft and drink specials.

Gourmet Bloody Marys served from 10 a.m. Sunday.

Pre-Thanksgiving party at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

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

From Centerfield

Pray for Snow Party 9 p.m. tonight at Centerfield Sports Bar & Grill, 1328 Highway 395 in Gardnerville.

Music by Hirred Gunnz, 9 p.m. Saturday. Ladies domestic beer and well drinks free 9-10 p.m. Saturday.

Karaoke, 8 p.m. Wednesday. Dark on Thanksgiving weekend.

Information, 782-1902.


Entertainment at CVI

Retroactive continues in the Carson Valley Inn Cabaret Lounge today and Saturday, Tony Vee appears Nov. 25-28, and NFL Football plays in the Cabaret Lounge on Monday and Thursday nights.

Retroactive features Buford Robey on guitar and vocals and Shirley Robey on electric bass, flute and vocals and Jess Conrad on keyboards and vocals. The band plays classic rock, oldies, top 40, blues, reggae and country. Five 45-minute shows are on the half-hour starting at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday nights.

The Tony Vee quartet performs rhythm & blues, top 40, rock ‘n’ roll from the ’60s through ’90s. Lead vocalist Tony Vee is joined by keyboard player and vocalist Buddy Lloyd, guitarist and vocalist Mark McKinnon and drummer/vocalist Jimmy Stanton. Five 45-minute shows are on the hour starting at 7 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday and on the half-hour starting at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

NFL and college football plays in the Cabaret Lounge on Monday and Thursdays with big-screen action, food and beer specials and prize drawings.

The CVI Cafe Cabaret is open 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sundays and 5 p.m. until the end of the third quarter during Monday and Thursday Night Football.

Carson Valley Inn is on Highway 395 in Minden. Information, 782-9711 or

Music at Indigo

Russel Ketenjian plays guitar and the Persian oud 5:30-7:30 p.m. Fridays at Indigo Restaurant and Bar, 1665 Lucerne St. in Minden Village. Information, 782-4300.

Free salsa lessons starting at 8 p.m. Saturday. Drink specials.

Brunch 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. Beverage specials for local food and beverage employees on Sunday night.

Happy hours 4-7 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday with live music at 5 p.m.

Open mic night with Dean Brownell, 8:30 p.m. Thursday.

At 88 Cups Saturday

Dave Fritz plays original music on 6- and 12-string acoustic guitars, 7-9:30 p.m. Saturday at 88 Cups Coffee and Tea, 1663 Lucerne St. in Minden Village. Information, 783-0688.

Photo show at arts center

Carson Valley Photo Club’s 2009 show runs through Dec. 12 at Copeland Cultural Arts Center, 1573 Highway 395, Minden. Information, 265-7888.

Dance classes offered

One free dance class for new students in ballet, hip-hop, tumbling, pre-dance, jazz and tap at the Performing Arts Project of Northern Nevada, 2556 Precision Drive, Suite E, Minden. Information at 267-4446 or

Concert series continues

The Carson Valley Arts Council’s fourth annual concert series continues with singer/songwriter Lisa Dawn Miller, 7 p.m. Dec. 3, at the CVIC Hall, 1602 Esmeralda Ave., in Minden. Doors open at 6 p.m. for a no-host reception. Tickets are $20 for nonmembers, $17 for members, available at the door and at Concert benefits the Carson Valley Arts Council. Information, 781-0150.


Genoa Bar happenings

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

Cowboys Christmas concert

Two concerts of Christmas in the Sierra by David John and the Comstock Cowboys are 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Dec. 19, at Genoa Town Hall. Cost is $27 for dinner and concert, $15 for concert only. Dinner of chili, baked potatoes and soft drink at 6:30-7:30 p.m. No-host bar. Event benefits the Genoa Events Committee. Tickets at the Genoa Town office, 782-8696 or Wild Rose Inn, 782-5697.