Entertainment Briefs Feb. 18 | NevadaAppeal.com

Entertainment Briefs Feb. 18

Tickets are on sale for the Genoa Cowboy Poetry & Music Festival presented by the Carson Valley Arts Council and the Town of Genoa on April 29-May 2.

The event includes cowboy poets and musicians Waddie Mitchell, Don Edwards, Paul Zarzyski, Lacy J. Dalton and the Dalton Gang, the Comstock Cowboys, Dave Stamey, Larry Maurice, Richard Elloyan, Sourdough Slim Old West Trio, Cross Town Cowboys, Dennis Golden, Tom Weatherby, and Ron Scofield.

Tickets may be purchased at http://www.genoacowboyfestival.com or by calling 781-0150, 782-8207 or 782-8696.

High Sierra Swing Dance Club presents its monthly dance Feb. 20 at the Brewery Arts Center’s Grand Ballroom, 449 W. King St., Carson City.

Jim Ewing will teach a hustle lesson at 7 p.m. The social dance is 8-10:30 p.m. Partners are not required.

Lesson is $7 for swing dance club members or $10 for nonmembers; dance $7 for members of swing clubs and $10 for nonmembers. Join the club that night, and the dance is free.

The Artisans’ Cafe will be open at 6 p.m. Call 775-629-9369 or go to http://www.highsierraSDC.org.

The Carson City Symphony will perform at 4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28 at the Carson City Community Center’s Bob Boldrick Theater, in a concert featuring percussion soloist Terry Longshore.

Longshore, a performer, composer and educatorhas performed nationally and internationally.

In the Carson City concert, he will perform Pataruco: Concerto for Venezuelan Maracas and Orchestra by Ricardo Lorenz.

The symphony, conducted by David Bugli, also will play the Magic Flute Overture by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Buckaroo Holiday from Rodeo by Aaron Copland, and Symphony in D minor by Cesar Franck.

The program includes pre-concert entertainment in the lobby beginning at 3 p.m. and a “Meet the Soloist” concert preview in the Sierra Room at 3:15 p.m.

Tickets are $15 general, $12 for seniors, students, and Symphony Association members, and free for children ages 16 and under.

Tickets are available at Play Your Own Music in the Carson Mall, online at Activitytickets.com, or at the door.

Call 775-883-4154 or visit ccsymphony.com.