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November 21 through November 28, 2012
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Hanover College Concert Band: David Mruzek will direct the Nov. 28 musical performance featuring Hanover College students. The program will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Fitzgibbon Recital Hall in the Center for Fine Arts. The event is free and open to the public.
Ross Country Jamboree: Will feature Christy Miller, Kim Quire and Angela Cheslock. The Saturday show starts at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Tickets are $10. For reservations call (812) 752-8877.
Louisville Brass Concert: The Madison Performing Arts Foundation will host the Louisville Brass Band Nov. 30 at 7 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church. The event was rescheduled from Dec. 8.
Wednesday, November 21
Rubber Revolver: Listen to the music of The Beatles at 8 p.m. at JoeyG's. No cover.
Leah Pruitt: Will perform from 9 p.m. to midnight at Tiffany's Lounge, 320 Mulberry St.
Chris Jesse and Friends with D.J. Kush: Will perform from 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. at the Electric Lady.
Friday, November 23
West of Dublin: Traditional Irish, mountain and other music will be presented from 1 to 4 p.m. at Dusty Fiddles.
D.J. Kush: Will perform from 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. at the Electric Lady.
Saturday, November 24
Jimmy Storms: Will perform a selection of old standards from 1 to 3 p.m. at Village Lights Bookstore.
Guilderoy Byrne: Classy Celtic reels, jigs and ballads from 8 to 11 p.m. at The Thomas Family Winery.
Audio Addiction: Will perform from 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. at the Electric Lady.
Sunday, November 25
Ryder McQueen: Solo acoustic rock from 7 to 10 p.m. at JoeyG's.
Monday, November 26
The Madisonians: Will perform from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at JoeyG's.
Tuesday, November 27
Irish Jam Session: Will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at Dusty Fiddles. For more information call (812) 701-9300.
Senior Dance: Will be held Friday by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym featuring the music of the Canyon River 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.
Senior Dance: Will host the Country Sidekicks 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.
A Christmas Carol: Bob Henshaw will read an abridged version of Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" starting at 4 p.m. Nov. 24 at Gallery 115, 115 E. Main St. in celebration of Dickens' 200th birthday. Refreshments will be served. For more information or to RSVP for the free event call (812) 274-4371.
Book Signing: A book signing will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 8 at That Book Place, 337 Clifty Drive for Andrew Toy's thriller/suspense novel "The Man in The Box," and L. Andrew Cooper's dark fantasy "Burning the Middle Ground." For more information call (812) 574-4113.
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.
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 Fairy Tale Christmas: Derby Dinner Playhouse's Children Musical Theatre will present "A Fairy Tale Christmas" Saturdays Nov. 24-Dec. 22. Everything is wonderful in the land of Happily Ever After. Cinderella and Snow White are leading all the fairy tale characters in their preparations for the great Crystal Christmas Ball. The problems start when a new resident arrives to the kingdom and doesn't follow the rules, and someone very important is left off the guest list for the big party. All of the fairy tale characters have to figure out how to work together in time to save the Crystal Christmas Ball and in the process learn how to make new friends. 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.
Yes, Virginia: Madison Consolidated Schools will present a free musical production of "Yes, Virginia" at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 17 in the Madison Consolidated High School Auditorium. The production will feature approximately 35 local elementary school students.
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.
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.
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Life of Pi (PG): A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor ... a Bengal tiger.
Rise of the Guardians (PG): When the evil spirit Pitch launches an assault on Earth, the Immortal Guardians team up to protect the innocence of children all around the world. The film features the voice talents of Hugh Jackman, Alec Baldwin, Chris Pine, Jude Law and Isla Fisher.
Red Dawn (PG13): A group of teenagers look to save their town from an invasion of North Korean soldiers. The film stars Chris Hemsworth, Isabel Lucas and Josh Hutcherson.
Twilight Breaking Dawn Part 2 (PG13): After the birth of Renesmee, the Cullens gather other vampire 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.