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February 21 through February 28, 2013
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Ross Country Jamboree: Will feature Natlie Berry, Billy Nett and Terry Vincent at 7 p.m. Feb. 23. The doors open at 6:15 p.m. Tickets are $10. To purchase tickets or for more information call (812) 752-8877 or visit www.rosscountryjamboree.com.
Instrumentalists in Recital: Hanover College instrumentalists will perform Feb. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fitzgibbon Recital Hall in the Lynn Center for Fine Arts on the Hanover College Campus.
Saturday, February 23
Chris Wolf: Will perform at 8 p.m. at JoeyG's.
Iron Curtain Breakdown: Will perform an assortment of rocked-out European and Eastern Bloc folk tunes from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Thomas Family Winery.
The Gary Sanders Band: Will perform from 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. at The Electric Lady.
Firemen: 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.
Monday, February 25
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 26
Irish Jam Session: Will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at Dusty Fiddles. For more information call (812) 701-9300.
Wednesday, February 27
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 Honky Tonk Band 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.
Court Street Cinemas: Will show Ben Affleck's Argo Feb. 25 at 6 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library with popcorn and soft drinks. The film is rated R.
The Help: The Jefferson County Public Library Madison Branch will host a showing of "The Help" Feb. 26 at 5:30 p.m. in the library auditorium. A local book club lead by Michelle Barlow will lead a discussion on the movie and film. Light snacks will be provided.
Author Reception: Will be held March 1 for Phyllis McLaughlin, author of "America: Carroll County, Kentucky," at 6 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.
The Intergalactic Nemesis: Three actors, a sound-effects maestro, a live pianist and a huge projection screen immerse the audience in an epic journey of danger, adventure and fun March 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Hanover College's Parker Auditorium. Tickets for adults are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Tickets for seniors are $15, and tickets for students in high school or younger are $5. For more information or to purchase tickets call (812) 866-7110 or visit www.hanover.edu/arts.
The Drowsy Chaperone: Madison Consolidated High School Theatre presents "The Drowsy Chaperone," a musical within a comedy with shows at 7 p.m. March 1 and March 2, and at 2:30 p.m. March 2 and March 3. Tickets are $10 for main floor seating, $5 for balcony seats. Tickets for all shows are $5 for students. Discounted tickets are $8 for seniors for Saturday's matinee. Tickets are available at the River Valley Financial Bank on Clifty Drive.
Troilus and Cressida: Hanover College will present Shakespeare's "Troilus and Cressida," directed by Jim Stark at 7:30 p.m. March 28-30. 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.
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.
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.
Monday Matinee Classics: The Ohio Theatre will screen classic films each Monday in February with free showings at 1:30 p.m. Buster Keaton's "The General" will be shown Feb. 25.
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Escape from Planet Earth (PG): Astronaut Scorch Supernova finds himself caught in a trap when he responds to an S.O.S. from a notoriously dangerous alien plant. The film features the voice talents of Brendan Fraser, Sarah Jessica Parker and Jessica Alba.
Beautiful Creatures (PG13): When Ethan meets a mysterious new girl in his small southern town, the couple uncover dark secrets about their families, their history and their town. The film stars Alice Englert, Viola Davis and Emma Thompson.
A Good Day to Die Hard (R): John McClane travels to Russie to help out his seemingly wayward son, Jack, only to discover that Jack is a CIA operative working to prevent a nuclear-weapons heist, forcing father and son to team up against nefarious forces. The film stars Bruce Willis, Jai Courtney and Sebastian Koch.
Safe Haven (PG13): A young woman with a past shrouded in mystery lands in Southport, N.C. where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her. The films tars Julianne Hough, Josh Duhamel and Cobie Smulders.
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.