This Week's Best Bets
April 4 through April 11, 2013
Thursday, April 04, 2013 10:59 AM
Ross Country Jamboree: Country Crossroads show will feature Billy Net, Christy Miller, Rodger Riggs, Kim Quire, Megan Stout and Roger Conley at 7 p.m. on April 6. 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.
The Black Lillies: Will perform April 5 at The Livery Stable. Doors open at 7 p.m. The concert serves at the kickoff event for the 2013 RiverRoots Festival. Tickets for the show are $15, and are limited to 250. Tickets can be purchased by calling (800) 599-2956. Tickets are also available at the Little Golden Fox, Village Lights Bookstore, Madison Visitors Center, the Historic Broadway Tavern, The Barbershop and at MainSource Bank's hilltop branches.
Saturday, April 6
Tim Brickley and The Bleeding Hearts:Will perform from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Thomas Family Winery.
Monday, April 8
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.
Tuesday, April 9
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 Charlie Humphrey. 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 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.
Dance: The Madison Moose Family Center will host a dance April 6 from 8 p.m. to midnight. The event will feature live music from the Canyon River Band.
Hats Off to Spring: Vevay's First Friday will include a competition to determine the most stylish headgear in the following categories: Vintage, men's, children's, creative, historical and Swiss-inspired. Participants are asked to stop by the Historic Hoosier Theater between 6 and 7:30 p.m. April 5. The event will also include sidewalk entertainment from Scott Center and Friends on Ferry Street. For more information call (812) 427-9406.
Grand Illusion Show: The Madison Kiwanis Club will host the Grand Illusion show April 6 at 7 p.m. in the Madison Consolidated High School gymnasium. The show will feature "The Windshear" illusion. Tickets are $7.50. Children age 5 and younger are admitted free. For tickets email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Imagination - Of Light and Texture: The photography and bead work of Hanover resident, Tatiana Van Iten, will be on display at Village Lights Bookstore though May 21.
Pam and Bud Acton: The husband and wife photographers will have their work on display at the Switzerland County Visitors Center, 128 W. Main St., Vevay, on April 5 from 6 to 9 p.m. during Vevay Main Street's First Friday. The display is free and open to the public.
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.
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.
Monday Matinee Classics: Will screen "Little Lord Fontleroy" at 1:30 p.m. April 8. Admission is free.
The Passion of The Christ: A free screening of "The Passion of The Christ" will be held at 7 p.m. April 12. A free will donation to St. Vincent DePaul Food Pantry will be collected. The film is rated R.
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Evil Dead (R): Five friends head to a remote cabin, where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads them to unwittingly summon up demons living in the nearby woods. The evil presence possesses them until only one is left to fight for survival.
The Host (PG13): When an unseen enemy threatens mankind by taking over their bodies and erasing their memories, Melanie will risk everything to protect the people she cares most about, proving that love can conquer all in a dangerous new world. The film is based on a novel by Stephenie Meyer.
G.I. Joe - Retaliation (PG13): The G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their programs very existence.
The Croods (PG): Everything begins. The world's very first prehistoric family goes on a road trip to an uncharted and fantastical world. The film features the voices of Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds and Emma Stone.
Olympus Has Fallen (R): Disgraced former Presidential guard Mike Banning finds himself trapped inside the White House in the wake of a terrorist attack. Using his insider knowledge, Banning works with national security to rescue the President from his kidnappers. The film stars Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart and Morgan Freeman.
Oz The Great and Powerful (PG): A small-time magician arrives in an enchanted land and is forced to decide if he will be a good man or a great one. The film stars James Franco, Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz and Mila Kunis.