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November 8 through 15, 2012
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Ross Country Jamboree: Will feature Mike Boughey, Dave Campbell and David Wayne. The Saturday show starts at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Tickets are $10. For reservations call (812) 752-8877.
Magnolia Mountain: The Americana artists will perform Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. the Historic Hoosier Theater, 209 Ferry St., Vevay. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for youth age 17 and under. For advance tickets or more information call (812) 427-3237.
Thursday, November 8
Jimmy D: Will perform from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Madison Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1969.
Kriss Luckett-Ziesemer: Will perform at 7:30 p.m. at JoeyG's. No cover.
Saturday, November 10
Mark Knight with Mark Tremalgia: Will perform at JoeyG's.
Mickey Clark and Blue Norther: The Louisville-based Americana artist will perform from 8 to 11 p.m. at The Thomas Family Winery.
Voodoo Avenue: Will perform from 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. at the Electric Lady.
Nick Dittmeier: Will perform starting at 9 p.m. at Tiffany's Lounge, 320 Mulberry St.
Sunday, November 11
Ryder McQueen: Solo acoustic rock from 7 to 10 p.m. at JoeyG's.
Monday, November 12
Soundz Like Dixieland: Will perform from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at JoeyG's.
Tuesday, November 13
Irish Jam Session: Will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at Dusty Fiddles. For more information call (812) 701-9300.
Mathew Barringer: Americana/Country with the singer/songwriter from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at JoeyG's.
Wednesday, November 14
Acoustic Open Stage: All skill levels are welcome starting at 7 at JoeyG's. No cover.
Senior Dance: Will be held Friday by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym featuring the music of Gary Hewitt and the Honky Tonk Band. The doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $3 and includes snacks, drinks and door prizes.
Friday Night Music: The Carroll County Public Library will host vocalist Vanessa Birchfield and bass guitarist Richie Chubb Nov. 9 at 6 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.
The Cashore Marionettes: The Hanover College Community Arts Series will present The Cashore Marionettes Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m. in Fitzgibbon Recital Hall in the Lynn Center for Fine Arts. Tickets are $10 for adults in advance and $15 the day of the show. Seats are $8 for seniors and $5 for youth. For more information call (812) 866-7110 or visit www.hanover.edu/arts.
Senior Dance: Will host the Country Classics Saturday from 5:15 to 9:30 p.m. at the Lide White Boys and Girls Club. Doors open at 5:15 p.m. The band will perform from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Admission is $5. For more information call (812) 599-0848 or (812) 274-0338.
"Best of Elvis" Dinner Theater: General Butler State Park will present Todd Bodenheimer Nov. 10 in his Elvis Presley tribute dinner theater. Dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. followed by the 90-minute show at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $35 in advance and may be purchased by calling (800) 462-8853 or (502) 732-4384.
RiverRoots Halfway Party: Celebrate the half-way point to the 2013 RiverRoots Music and Folk Arts Festival at 7 p.m. at The Livery Stable with live music from Jessi Curtis and BlueGrazz Junction. The event will also include craft brew beer tasting, raffles, arts and crafts. Admission is $10. Proceeds go towards the 2013 event.
BINGO: Will be held at the Madison Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1969, 3100 Michigan Road, Saturdays starting at 7 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m.
BINGO: The Jefferson County Goodwill Conservation Club will host bingo Fridays at 10:15 p.m. and Mondays at 7 p.m. Early birds begin at 9:30 p.m. Fridays and 6:30 p.m. Mondays. Non-smoking.
Fools: The Madison Consolidated High School Theatre Department will perform Neil Simon's comedy "Fools" Nov. 9-10 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 10 and 11 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students and free for pre-kindergarten children.
The Mousetrap: Derby Dinner Playhouse continues the 2012-2013 with Agatha Christie's "The Mousetrap" on stage through Nov. 18. Tickets range from $35 to $44 and are available by calling (812) 288-8281 or visiting www.derbydinner.com.
Captain Louie: Derby Dinner Playhouse's Children's Musical Theater season features "Captain Louie" every Saturday Oct. 13 through Nov. 17. The production features a lesson of friends - new and old - as well as songs including "Trick or Treat," "New Kids in the Neighborhood," "Big Red Plane" and more. Tickets range from $16 to $21 and are available by calling (812) 288-8281 or visiting www.derbydinner.com.
A Christmas Carol: Actors Theatre will present the 37th year of A Christmas Carol Dec. 4-23. Tickets start at $24. For more information or tickets (502) 584-1205 or online at www.actorstheatre.org.
Artsy Fish and Aquarium Show: Will be on display through the month of December at the Switzerland County Visitors Center in Vevay. Participating artists include: Donna Paige Baker, Joyce and Ken Benbow, Wanda Benzing, Martha Bladen, Rosemary Bovard, Tony Catanzaro, Mary Christiani, Jay Davidson, Ann Farnsley, Debbie Foster, Nancy Martin, Marty McGraw, Matthew Nightingale, Meredith Luhrs, Rick Starker, Emma Sullivan, Della Swincher, and Carolyn Wainscott. For more information call (812) 472-3237.
Hispanic Art Show: The Carroll County Public Library will host a Hispanic Art Show featuring student artist Kristin Arvin in the library's community room starting Nov. 9 with an opening at 6 p.m.
Bob Saueressig B&W/Color: Will be on display in the Twain Room Gallery at Village Lights Bookstore through December. The exhibit features linocuts and new acrylic paintings created in the oil patch of North Dakota and on the North Country lakes.
William Borden Watercolors: An exhibition of Bill Borden's watercolors will be on display Nov. 4 through Jan. 8 at The Thomas Family Winery. The display will include paintings done overseas and in Madison.
Trouble with the Curve (PG13): A baseball scout's eyesight is failing in his twilight years. His daughter leaves her job to go on one last recruiting trip with her father. The film stars Clint Eastwood, Amy Adams and John Goodman.
The Odd Life of Timothy Green (PG): A childless couple bury a box in their backyard, containing all of their wishes for an infant. Soon, a child is born, though Timothy Green is not all that he appears. The film stars Jennifer Garner, Joel Edgerton and CJ Adams.
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Skyfall (PG13): In the newest James Bond film, Bond's loyalty to M is tested as her past comes back to haunt her. As MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the treat, no matter how personal the cost. The film stars Daniel Craig, Javier Bardem and Naomie Harris.
Wreck-It Ralph (PG): A video game villain wants to be a hero and sets out to fulfill his dream, but his quest brings havoc to the whole arcade where he lives. The animated movie stars the voice talents of John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Jack McBrayer, Alan Tudyk and Jane Lynch.
Fun Size (PG13): Wren's Halloween plans go awry when she's made to babysit her brother, who disappears into a sea of trick-or-treaters. With her best friend and two nerds at her side, she needs to find her brother before her mom finds out he is missing. The film stars Victoria Justice and Chelsea Handler.
Silent Hill - Revelation (R): When her father disappears, Heather Mason is drawn into a strange and terrifying alternate reality that holds answers to the horrific nightmares that have plagued her since her childhood.
Paranormal Activity 4 (R): It has been five years since the disappearance of Katie and Hunter, and a suburban family witness strange events in their neighborhood when a woman and a mysterious child move in. The film stars Katie Featherstone, Kathryn Newton and Matt Shively.
Here Comes the Boom (PG): A high school biology teacher looks to become a successful mixed-martial arts fighter in an effort to raise money to prevent extra-curricular activities from being axed at his cash-strapped school. The films tars Kevin James, Salma Hayek and Henry Winkler.
Sinister (R): Found footage helps a true-crime novelist realize how and why a family was murdered in his new home, though his discoveries put his entire family in the path of a supernatural entity. The film stars Ethan Hawke, Juliet Rylance and James Ransome.
Hotel Transylvania (PG): Dracula, who operates a high-end resort away from the human world, goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for the count's teenage daughter. The film features the voices of Adam Sandler, Kevin James and Andy Samberg.