Arts & Entertainment for Oct. 1 |

Arts & Entertainment for Oct. 1

The deadline is noon Wednesday to submit local arts and entertainment information in this column. Contact People Editor Sharlene Irete at sirete@record or 782-5121, ext. 210.


At Buckaroos this week

Joe Neal 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.

Open mic night, 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays.

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

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

Topaz Lodge music

The Midnight Riders play country and rock hits, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. today and Saturday, in the Topaz Lodge Lounge, 1979 Highway 395, Gardnerville, Information, or 266-3338.


Live entertainment at CVI

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

Stew Stewart through Saturday.

NFL Football on Sunday and Monday, with drawings, food and draft specials.

Curt Lee entertains Tuesday.

Karaoke Rockstarz, 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Rick Hays & American Steel, Oct. 7-9.

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

Benefit concert Thursday

Women Entrepreneurs of Carson Valley host a concert to benefit the Douglas County Family Support Council, 7-9 p.m. Oct. 7, at the CVIC Hall in Minden. Music by Vanessa Littrell and Living Picture Show. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Wine and beer available for purchase. Proceeds benefit Douglas County Family Support Council, a domestic violence and crisis intervention shelter. Tickets $20, available from Debbie McFadden, (775) 690-9911. Dinner and show packages available for $55 from Barone & Reed Food Co., 1599 Esmeralda Ave., Minden, 783-1988.

At Buona Sera

Harp music by Mary Margaret Niebuhr and vocals by Claire Humphrey, 6-9 p.m. every Friday and Saturday at Buona Sera Ristorante & Bar, 1799 Ironwood Dr., Unit B, Minden. Reservations, 783-3211.

Magic and music

at Saletti’s

Live entertainment of close-up tableside 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.

So you think you’re funny?

Learn public speaking skills in a stand-up comedy workshop taught by Carson Valley comedian Kat Simmons, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 12 through Nov. 16, 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 Oct. 5. Class size is limited to 10 students. Sign up at 721-8864 or

Lone Tree art courses

Lone Tree Gallery in Minden offers ongoing classes and workshops by local artists in various media. Weekly art instruction includes oil painting with Greg Drinkwine and watercolor with Don Fotine. A weekly travel book watercolor class with Lady Jill Mueller begins Oct. 5, and upcoming workshops include silk painting with Louise Noel on Oct. 17. Information on course content, instructors, material lists and costs at 782-2522 or

Art classes at 88 Cups

Mark Tompkins offers ongoing painting classes in watercolor, oil or acrylics, 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays, at 88 Cups Coffee and Tea, 1663 Lucerne St., Minden Village. Cost is $25 per class. Information, 783-4046.

Tibetan bowl and gong concert Oct. 11

Sound healer and author Diane Mandle presents the Fireworks for the Soul concert, 7 p.m. Oct. 11, at O2 Wellness Studio, 1557, Zerolene Place, Minden. Mandle uses light and the sound of Tibetan bowls, bells, and planetary gongs to create a state of healing and meditation. Cost is $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Bring something comfortable to lie on. Reservations, 782-6345.

‘I Say Nevada’ Oct. 15-17

The Dakota Organization and the Brewery Arts Center Performing Arts Collaborative present “I Say Nevada,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15 and 16, and 2 p.m. Oct. 17, at the CVIC Hall, 1602 Esmeralda, Minden. Tickets are $17 general admission, $10 for senior and students, and may be purchased at the Copeland Cultural Arts Center, 1572 Highway 395, Minden, at 265-2942

Board members needed

Music loving volunteers are needed to join the board of directors for the Carson Valley Pops Orchestra for the 2010 -11 season. Information, or 291-6954.