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May 23 through May 30, 2013
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Ross Country Jamboree: Will feature Billy Nett, Rodger Riggs, Mary Kutter and Natalie Berry at 7 p.m. on May 25. 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.
Friday, May 24
Slick River Rockets: Will perform live rockabilly from 7 to 9 p.m. at Gallery 115.
Horizon Karaoke: Will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. at Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.
Kenny Guthrie: Will perform at The Electric Lady from 9 p.m. to midnight.
Saturday, May 25
Tom Schneider: Will perform American standards, Broadway show tuns and more from 1 to 3 p.m. on the Steinway Grand Piano at Village Lights Bookstore.
Gas Money Band: Will perform from 8 p.m. to midnight at Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.
Blue Grazz: Will perform a fusion of bluegrass and jazz led by Bill Lancton with LuAnn Lancton and other musicians from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Thomas Family Winery.
Radio Head: Will perform at The Electric Lady from 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.
Sunday, May 26
Gary Applegate: Will perform from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Madison Vineyards Estate Winery as part of the "Last Sunday Concert Series." The concert is free and open to the public.
Monday, May 27
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, May 28
Irish Jam Session: Will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at Dusty Fiddles. For more information call (812) 701-9300.
Wednesday, May 29
Open Mic Night: Bring a USB and record yourself starting at 7:30 p.m. at The Electric Lady.
Old Court Days: Pilot Club of Madison's 45th annual Old Court Days will be held May 24-26 in downtown Madison. To register for a booth or for more information call (812) 273-6226 or (812) 273-0550.
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 p.m. Admission is $3.50 per person.
Fourth Friday - Main Street in Bloom: Will be held May 24 from 5 to 8 p.m. in downtown Madison with art, music, and extended business hours.
Alley Art Fair: As part of the Fourth Friday Art Jam, the Art on Main gallery will host an alley art fair May 24 from 5 to 8 p.m. with an outdoor display of original artwork. Anyone interested in participating in the display can email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Riverfront Run Car Show: The third annual Madison Regatta Riverfront Run Car Show will be held rain or shine on Vaughn Drive from West Street to Plum Street and up to First Street starting at 8 a.m. with prizes awarded at 4:30 p.m. For more information call (812) 599-6635 or visit www.madisonregatta.com.
Texaco Country Showdown: WIKI will host preliminary events from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. May 25 at The Flooring Gallery in Madison, June 8 at Gold Star Chili/George's Pharmacy in Versailles, and June 22 at Chandler Select. The finals will be held July 5 at Fireman's Park as part of the Madison Regatta. The registration fee is $20. For more information call (812) 273-3139.
Book Signing - Lynn Tincher: Meet Lynn Tincher, author of "Left in the Dark," "After Thoughts" and "Buried Deep" from noon to 3 p.m. at That Book Place, 337 Clifty Drive. For more information visit www.lynntincher.com.
Senior Dance Fundraiser: Will host the Madison Mayor Damon Welch and his band from 5:15 to 9:30 p.m. May 25 at the Lide White Boys and Girls Club on the gym side. Doors open at 5:15 p.m. The band will perform from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Admission is $5. There will be a cake walk and other special activities for the fundraiser. For more information call (812) 599-0848 or (812) 274-0338.
Lend Me A Tenor: The Little Grand Theatre Company will present Ken Ludwig's "Lend Me A Tenor" at 7 p.m. May 24-25 and 2:30 p.m. May 26 at the Ohio Theatre. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. The production may not be suitable for children. For tickets or more information visit www.lgtc.org.
Stan Attenberger: The artwork of Stan Attenberger will be on display during the month of May at Art on Main, 309 W. Main St. Attenberger 's paintings often include, people, animals and nature, and feature the use of vibrant colors. Gallery hours are from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. They are closed Wednesdays. For more information visit www.madisonartclub.com or call (812) 265-2923.
Mary Ann Gentry Memorial Art Show: The Carroll County Public Library will host the Mary Ann Gentry Memorial Art Show during May. For more information call (502) 732-7020.
Gigi Straub: The artwork of Gigi Straub will be on display during the month of May at the Thomas Family Winery.
Art Opening Reception - Jeremy Miller: Jeremy Miller will open his show of original works, "Low Down Brow," with a reception May 24 from 5 to 9 p.m. in the Twain Room Gallery of Village Lights Bookstore. The show explores so-called "low brow" arts such as tattoo, graphic design and sequential art. The exhibit will run through July 23.
Oblivion (PG13): A veteran assigned to extract Earth's remaining resources begins to question what he knows about his mission and himself. The film stars Tom Cruise and Morgan Freeman.
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.
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Fast & Furious 6 (PG13): Hobbs has Dom and Brian reassemble their crew in order to take down a mastermind who commands an organization of mercenary drivers across 12 countries. Their payment? Full pardons for everyone. The film stars Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster and Dwayne Johnson.
The Hangover Part III (R): This time, there's no wedding. No bachelor party. What could go wrong, right? But when the Wolfpack hits the road, all bets are off. The film stars Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Zach Galifianakis.
Star Trek Into Darkness (PG13): After the crew of the Enterprise find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruction. The film stars Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto and Benedict Cumberbatch.
The Great Gatsby (PG13): A midwestern war veteran finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor. The film is an adaptation of the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald. The film, directed by Baz Luhrman, stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Joel Edgerton, Tobey Maguire and Carey Mulligan.
Iron Man 3 (PG13): When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution. The film stars Robert Down Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow and Don Cheadle.
Pain & Gain (R): A trio of bodybuilders in Florida get caught up in an extortion ring and a kidnapping scheme. The film stars Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson and Anthony Mackie.
42 (PG13): The life story of Jackie Robinson and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey. The film stars Chadwick Boseman and Harrison Ford.
Will be showing Fast & Furious 6 and Oblivion. The movie line is (812) 689-5525.