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January 24 through January 31, 2013
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Ross Country Jamboree: Will not be held during the month of January due to water damage from a fire that occurred Dec. 30 in an adjacent building. For more information call (812) 752-8877.
Shock Treatment: Will perform Jan. 26 with Down 4 Peace opening at 9 p.m. at JoeyG's Restaurant and Nightclub. The event is a fundraiser for King's Daughters' Health Hospice.
Crystal Gayle: Belterra Casino Resort welcomes award-winning country music singer Crystal Gayle at 7 p.m. Jan. 26. Tickets are $37.25 and are available through www.ticketmaster.com.
Jamey Johnson: American country music artist Jamey Johnson will perform at 7 p.m. Feb. 9 at Belterra Casino Resort. Tickets are $64.50 and are available through www.ticketmaster.com.
Thursday, January 24
Rusty Bladen: Will perform at 6 p.m. at Red's Place in Bargersville.
Friday, January 25
Dennis Wheeler and Tom Dees: Will perform at the Carroll County Public Library at 6 p.m.
High Octane: Will perform bluegrass music from 7 to 9 p.m. at Gallery 115.
Horizon Karaoke: Will be held from 8 p.m. to midnight at Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion. For more information call (812) 265-4417.
Rusty Bladen: Will perform at 10 p.m. at PhatGuy Sports Bar in North Vernon.
Saturday, January 26
Bobby Phoenix Band: Will perform from 8 p.m. to midnight at Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion. For more information call (812) 265-4417.
Rusty Bladen: Will perform with the Might River Kings at 9 p.m. at Dearborn Country Club in Aurora. Admission is $10.
Young Country: Will perform from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. at the Electric Lady
Sunday, January 27
Rusty Bladen: Will perform at 4 p.m. as part of the Kentucky Homefront Fundraiser at the Old 502 Winery & Event Center in Louisville, Ky. Admission is $10.
Ryder McQueen: Will perform acoustic rock at 7 p.m. at JoeyG's.
Monday, January 28
Dulcimer Jam: The Circle of Friends Dulcimer Society will host a dulcimer jam from 7 to 9 p.m. at Dusty Fiddles. For more information call (812) 801-5192 or (812) 701-9300.
The Madisonians: Will perform ballroom and swing at 7:30 p.m. at JoeyG's.
Tuesday, January 29
Irish Jam Session: Will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at Dusty Fiddles. For more information call (812) 701-9300.
Wednesday, January 30
Acoustic Open Stage: Will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. at JoeyG's.
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 $3.50 per person.
Senior Dance: Will host the Prairie Ridge Band Saturday from 5:15 to 9:30 p.m. at the Lide White Boys and Girls Club. A cake walk will be held. 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.
Wonder - The Lives of Anna and Harlan Hubbard: The Trimble County Public Library will host two showings of "Wonder: The Lives of Anna and Harlan Hubbard." Producer and writer Morgan Atkinson will present the documentary Jan. 29 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Mardi Gras Winter Gala: Will be held in Struck Gymnasium at the Horner Center on the Hanover College Campus featuring the music of Mojo and the Bayou Gypsies. The event starts with a cash-bar at 6 p.m. followed by a buffet dinner at 7 p.m. and live music and dancing at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the event are $30 and must be reserved by Jan. 29. For more information or to purchase tickets call (812) 866-7110. The event is free for season ticket subscribers, but a seat must be reserved.
Spoofydoofs' Funnybone: The Little Grand Theatre Company will present Spoofydoofs' Funnybone Jan. 25-27 at 7 p.m., with an additional showing Jan. 26 at 2:30 p.m. at The Ohio Theatre. Tickets cost $8 for adults and $5 for children.
Ol' Blue Eyes: General Butler State Resort Park Dinner Theatre will present Ol' Blue Eyes performed by Matt Snow Feb. 9 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $40 and are available at the lodge. For more information call 1-866-462-8853.
Sweetheart Murder Mystery: Murder - Victorian Style! Although Madison was a rough river town in the 1840s, people are shocked when a prominent member of society is murdered in plain sight! Look for clues for murder in the mansion as the Lanier Mansion State Historic Site hosts the sweetheart murder mystery Feb. 9 from 7 to 9 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. Tickets are $15 and reservations are required. To reserve a space or for more information call (812) 273-4531 or email email@example.com.
French Kisses: The Madison Community Players will present the comedy "French Kisses." The dinner theater will be held Feb. 15 and Feb. 16 at the Livery Stable. The doors open at 6 p.m. and dinner starts at 6:30 p.m., with the show to follow the meal. Tickets are $28 and are available at Nice Shots!, 131 E. Main St. For more information call (812) 493-3357 or (812) 701-3028.
The World Comes to Madison: The Seifert-Short Museum and Learning Center, 113 E. Third St., will display nativities and crèches from around the world during the holiday season. The museum will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays in December and January. Free admission.
Lou Knoble: Paintings from the 1960s and 1970s by local artist Lou Knoble will be on display during January in the front showroom at Art on Main, 309 W. Main St. The gallery is open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.
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.
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.
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Hansel & Gretel - Witch Hunters (R): In this spin on the fairy tale, Hansel and Gretel are bounty hunters who track and kill witches all over the world. As the fabled Blood Moon approaches, the siblings encounter a new form of evil that could hold the secret to their past. The film stars Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton.
Broken City (R): In a city rife with injustice, former cop Billy Taggart seeks redemption and revenge after being double-crossed and then framed by its most powerful figure: Mayor Nicholas Hostetler. The film stars Mark Wahlberg, Russell Crowe and Catherine Zeta-Jones.
The Last Stand (R): The leader of a drug cartel busts out of a courthouse and speeds to the Mexican border, where the only thing in his path is a sheriff and his inexperienced staff. The film stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Forest Whitaker and Johnny Knoxville.
Mama (PG13): Annabel and Lucas are faced with the challenge of raising his young nieces that were left alone in the forest for 5 years ... but how alone were they? The film stars Jessica Chastain, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Megan Charpentier.
Gangster Squad (R): No names. No badges. No mercy. Follow the Los Angeles Police Department's fight to keep East Coast Mafia types out of their city in the 1940s and 1950s. The film stars Sean Penn, Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone.
Zero Dark Thirty (R): The chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden following the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States culminates in his death at the hands of Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6 in May 2011.