This Week's Best Bets - February 16, 2017
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Friday, February 17
Jesse Strassell: Will perform from 9 p.m. to midnight at the Off Broadway Taproom.
Saturday, February 18
Remember Me Monday: Will perform from 9 p.m. to midnight at the Off Broadway Taproom.
Tuesday, February 21
Jimmy Davis: Will host an open mic night from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Off Broadway Taproom.
Friday, February 24
Derrick Howard and the House Burners: Will perform from 9 pm. to midnight at the Off Broadway Taproom.
Senior Dance: The Madison Parks Department will host a dance featuring the music of Paul Boggs at 6 p.m. Feb. 17 at the Brown Gym. Doors open at 5 p.m. Admission is $5. For more information, call (812) 265-4758.
Habitat for Humanity Benefit Concert: Will be held at 2 p.m. Feb 18 at St. John’s United Church of Christ, 406 East St. The event is free, but all donations will go to the local Habitat for Humanity.
Cirque des Animaux: A Musical Soiree with Zoological Array: Music and books will meet in concert with pianist Starla Hibler Raley, and poet and author Jack Ramey at 6 p.m. Feb. 19 at Village Lights Bookstore. Reservations are recommended as seating is limited. Admission is free, but a $15 donation is suggested.
Senior Dance: The Madison Parks Department will host a dance featuring the music of Paul Smith at 6 p.m. Feb. 24 at the Brown Gym. Doors open at 5 p.m. Admission is $5. For more information, call (812) 265-4758.
Run for Your Wife: Derby Dinner Playhouse will continue its 43rd season with Ray Cooney’s fast paced farce about a taxi cab driver who has two wives — and a double life from Jan. 12 to Feb. 21. For more information, or to purchase tickets, call (812) 288-8281 or visit www.derbydinner.com.
The Addams Family: Derby Dinner Playhouse will continue its 43rd season with a bit of the macabre in the form of a musical comedy based on the characters created by Charles Addams from Feb. 22 to April 9. For more information, or to purchase tickets, call (812) 288-8281 or visit www.derbydinner.com.
Down But Not Out w/Joshua: The Madison Art Club will host its fourth annual Black History Month exhibit featuring the photography of Hanover College senior Malik Hairston during February. The Art on Main Gallery is located at 309 W. Main St. Gallery hours are from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call the Madison Art Club at (812) 265-2923 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friends and Masters: Will be on display during February at Swiss Perks Cafe in Vevay. The exhibit features the works of seven regional artists from the collection of Ann Farnsley.
The Art of Healing: Selections from 16 regional artists were chosen by a three-panel committee to bring artwork to the Seasons Cafe of King’s Daughters’ Hospital. The quarterly exhibit runs from Jan. 9 to April 2. A meet-the-artists reception will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 26. Artists selected for the rotation include Bill Borden, Harry Elburg, Ann Farnsley, Catherine Fisher, Natalie Gray, Brenda Holbrook, Wanda Jackson, Sandy King, Lou Knoble, Richard Leep, Kevin Rose Schultz, Dottie Shepherd, Debbie Welsh, Kara Wiercioch, Carole Williams and Linda Wood. For more information, call the Madison Art Club at (812) 265-2923 or email email@example.com.
John Wick - Chapter 2 (R): After returning to the criminal underworld to repay a debt, John Wick discovers that a large bounty has been put on his head. The film stars Keanu Reeves, Riccardo Scamarcio and Ian McShane.
Fist Fight (R): When one school teacher gets the other fired, he is challenged to an after-school fight. The films tars Ice Cube, Charlie Day, Tracy Morgan and Jillian Bell.
The Great Wall (PG13): European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures. The film stars Matt Damon, Tian Jing and Willem Dafoe.
The Lego Batman Movie (PG): Bruce Wayne must not only deal with the criminals of Gotham City, but also the responsibility of raising a boy he adopted. The film features the voices of Will Arnett, Michael Cera and Rosario Dawson.
Fifty Shades Darker (R): While Christian wrestles with his demons, Anastasia must confront the anger and envy of the women who came before her in Christian’s life. The film stars Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan.
A Dog’s Purpose (PG): A dog looks to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes and several owners. The film stars Dennis Quaid and Peggy Lipton, and features the voice of Josh Gad.