Entertainment Briefs for May 6 | NevadaAppeal.com

Entertainment Briefs for May 6

Unleash inner rock star at the Nugget

The Carson Nugget presents Guitar Hero Tuesdays from 6-8 p.m. in the Show Lounge.

So stop by, bring your friends, and unleash your inner rock star!

The Carson Nugget is located at 507 N. Carson Street, Carson City. For more information, call 882-1626 or go to ccnugget.com.

Do It For The Girls Comedy Tour in VC

Female comedians Candy Churilla will headline the “Do It For the Girls” comedy tour for a three-day Mother’s Day weekend tour benefiting local breast cancer charities.

Comedians Wayne Walsh and Rustin Abraham and music guest Hopscotch Whiskey, are also featured.

The tour kicks off at 8:30 p.m. Friday at the Red Dog Saloon in Virginia City. Saturday the tour will be at  Jive ‘n Java in Fallon at 8 p.m. and in Reno at the Studio On Fourth, at 8 p.m. Sunday.

There is a $10 cover charge for each night. All proceeds will be donated to the local chapters of the Breast Cancer Charities of America and Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

For more information, go to RenoStandUp.com.

You can still sign up for ballroom class

A new 12-week class in ballroom dance began May 2 at the Genoa Town Hall, but registration will still be taken at the next class at May 16.

The dance class meets at 6:30 p.m. Sundays.

Larry Ward, with 55 years experience in dance, will instruct the class for adults and teenagers.

Cost for each class is $8 adults and $6 teens. For more information, or to pre-register, call 775-461-0474.

Wine club concerts begin Saturday

The Tahoe Ridge Marketplace & Bistro’s 2010 Wine Club Concert Series begins May 8 with fingerstyle champion guitarist Chris Proctor.

Tickets are $19, or $15 for club members and are available at Tahoe Ridge Marketplace, 1644 Highway 395, in Minden, at tahoeridge.com or 783-1566.

New swing dance class to begin

High Sierra Swing Dance Club, as a co-production with Brewery Arts Center, presents a six-week series of dance lessons, Wednesdays starting May 19, at the BAC Grand Ballroom, 449 W. King St., Carson City.

Tim Renner will teach beginning country two-step, 6-7 p.m.; West Coast swing intermediate techniques class is 7-8 p.m.; and the nightclub two-step intermediate class is 8-9 p.m. No partner is necessary.

Cost is $51.50, with $10 for a second class and a $5 discount for BAC members. Signups accepted at second class.

Preregister at the BAC, at http://www.breweryarts.org or call 883-1976. For information, call 775-629-9369 or go to http://www.highsierrasdc.org.