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February 7 through February 14, 2013
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Ross Country Jamboree: Will feature Roger Conley, Lanny McIntosh and Brooke Thornsberry at 7 p.m. Feb. 9. The doors open at 6:15 p.m. For tickets or more information call (812) 752-8877 or visit www.rosscountryjamboree.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.
Andrea Davidson: Will host a fan appreciation celebration Feb. 9 at 8:30 p.m. at Uncle Slayton's in Louisville, Ky. For tickets email email@example.com.
Foreigner: The British-American classic rock band will perform at Belterra Feb. 16. Tickets are available through www.ticketmaster.com.
Saturday, February 9
Nick Dittmeier: Will perform at 8 p.m. at JoeyG's.
Emily Ann Thompson: Celtic fiddler and her husband Kelly will perform from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Thomas Family Winery.
Blue Heart: Will perform from 8 p.m. to midnight at Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion, 707 Jefferson St. For more information call (812) 265-4417.
Bob and Sonny: Bob Lafary and Sonny Hill will perform from 9 p.m. to midnight at Tiffany's Lounge.
Sunday, February 10
Ryder McQueen: Will perform acoustic rock at 7 p.m. at JoeyG's.
Monday, February 11
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 at 7:30 p.m. at JoeyG's.
Tuesday, February 12
Irish Jam Session: Will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at Dusty Fiddles. For more information call (812) 701-9300.
Wednesday, February 13
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 Gary Hewitt and the Honky Tonk Band. The doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $3.50 per person.
Senior Dance: Will host 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. The Feb. 16 dance has been canceled. For more information call (812) 599-0848 or (812) 274-0338.
Mardi Gras Winter Gala: Will be held in Struck Gymnasium Feb. 8 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.
Valentine's Day Champagne and Chocolate: The Madison Art Club will host a champagne and chocolate event Feb. 14 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Art on Main, 309 W. Main St.
Ol' Blue Eyes: General Butler State Resort Park Dinner Theatre will present The Cincinnati Sinatra, Matt Snow on 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Million Dollar Quartet: The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts will host a production of "Million Dollar Quartet" Feb. 12-Feb. 17. The show dramatizes the early years of Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis.
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.
God of Carnage: Hanover College will present the adult comedy by Yasmina Reza, directed by Nichole Marquez at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15-17. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, and $5 or students in high school or under. For more information or to purchase tickets call (812) 866-7110 or visit www.hanover.edu/arts.
Girlfriend: Actors Theater will host the rock musical "Girlfriend" through Feb. 17 as part of the Brown-Forman Series. Tickets for the show are available by calling the Actors Theatre Box Office at (502) 584-1205 or online at www.actorstheatre.org. Prices and times vary for the production.
Book of Hours: Texas-based artist Jill Bedgood's exhibit "Books of Hours: Interventions" runs through February 20 at the Greiner Art Gallery in the Lynn Center for Fine Arts on the Hanover College campus. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The gallery is also open during events in the CFA and performances in the Fitzgibbon Recital Hall.
Norma Birchfield: The photography of Norma Birchfield will be on display during the month of February at the Carroll County Public Library. An artist reception will be held Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. with live music from Vanessa Birchfield.
Lincoln (PG13): As the Civil War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield and as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves. The film stars Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field and David Strathairn.
The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey (PG13): A curious Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, journeys to the Lonely Mountain with a group of Dwarves to reclaim a treasure stolen from them by the dragon Smaug. The film stars Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen and Richard Armitage.
Monday Matinee Classics: The Ohio Theatre will screen classic films each Monday in February with free showings at 1:30 p.m. Irene Dunne's Love Affair will be shown Feb. 11. Roy Rogers in "My Pal Trigger" will be shown Feb. 18. Buster Keaton's "The General" will be shown Feb. 25.
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Identity Thief (R): Mild-mannered businessman Sandy Patterson travels from Denver to Miami to confront the deceptively harmless-looking woman who has been living it up after stealing his identity. The film stars Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy.
Warm Bodies (PG13): After R, a highly unusual zombie, saves Julie from an attack, the two form a relationship that sets in motion a sequence of events that might transform the entire lifeless world. The film stars Nicholas Hoult, Teresa Palmer and John Malkovich.
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.
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.
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.