This Week's Best Bets
November 15 through 22, 2012
Thursday, November 15, 2012 10:00 AM
Ross Country Jamboree: The Friday Rocking Terry Lee Show starts at 7:30 p.m. For reservations call (812) 752-8877.
Hanover College Jazz Band: David Mruzek will direct them musical performance featuring Hanover College students at 7 p.m. Nov. 16 in the Brown Campus Center. The one-hour program is free and open to the public.
Ross Country Jamboree: Will feature the country gentleman, Roger Conley, Lanny McIntosh, Rodger Riggs and Daniel Hobbs. The Saturday show starts at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Tickets are $10. For reservations call (812) 752-8877.
Thursday, November 15
Jimmy D: Will perform from 8:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Madison Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1969.
Leah Pruitt: Will perform at 8 p.m. at JoeyG's.
Friday, November 16
Lewis Mathis: The solo acoustic guitarist will perform at 8 p.m. at JoeyG's.
Saturday, November 17
Tom Schneider: Will perform American Songbook standards from 1 to 3 p.m. at Village Lights Bookstore.
Doghouse Kitchen: The blues-rock group will perform at 9 p.m. at JoeyG's. No cover.
Troubadours of Divine Bliss: The duo of Aimee and Renee features percussive guitar and ringing accordian from 8 to 11 p.m. at The Thomas Family Winery.
Midnight Radio: Will perform from 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. at the Electric Lady.
Sunday, November 18
Ryder McQueen: Solo acoustic rock from 7 to 10 p.m. at JoeyG's.
Monday, November 19
Soundz Like Dixieland: Will perform from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at JoeyG's.
Tuesday, November 20
Irish Jam Session: Will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at Dusty Fiddles. For more information call (812) 701-9300.
Wednesday, November 21
Rubber Revolver: Listen to the music of The Beatles at 8 p.m. at JoeyG's. No cover.
Chris Jesse and Friends with D.J. Kush: Will perform from 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. at the Electric Lady.
Senior Dance: Will be held Friday by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym featuring the music of Tommy Day and Cool Country. The doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $3 and includes snacks, drinks and door prizes.
Hanover Students Literary Reading: Students from Hanover College will read their original poetry and prose Nov. 16 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Village Lights Bookstore. Refreshments will be provided.
Senior Dance: Will host the Country Rhythm 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.
The Borderlands Project: Indiana State Poet Laureate Karen Kovacik will produce a series of four public readings, one on each state border, entitled The Borderlands Project. The Nov. 17 events will bring together Indiana poets with writers from neighboring states to share poems about immigration, migration, borders and home. The first reading will be held at The Ohio Theatre from 4 to 5 p.m. and will highlight poets from Kentucky and Indiana, including several from Madison and Hanover. The readings are free and open to all.
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.
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.
True West: Actors Theater of Louisville will present Sam Shepard's "True West" as part of the Brown-Forman series of productions through Dec. 9. Tickets are available by calling (502) 584-1205 or visiting www.actorstheatre.org.
Irving Berlin's White Christmas: Derby Dinner Playhouse will present the classic holiday musical "Irving Berlin's White Christmas" Nov. 20-Dec. 31. Tickets 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.
On the Wall - The Collection of JoeyG: Works selected from the personal art collection of JoeyG will be on display at JoeyG's through December.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Christmas Classics Series: Will feature Miracle on 34th Street from Nov. 23-29; It's A Wonderful Life from Nov. 30-Dec. 6; White Christmas from Dec. 7-13; and A Christmas Story from Dec. 14-20.
Great Escape Madison 6
Twilight Breaking Dawn Part 2 (PG13): After the birth of Renesmee, the Cullens gather other campire clans in order to protect the child from a false allegation that puts the family in conflict with the Volturi.
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 ito 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.
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