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November 14 through November 21, 2013
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Hanover College Jazz Band: Will perform at 7 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Campus Center.
Ross Country Jamboree: Will feature Billy Nett, Ron Meeh and Al Hilbert at 7 p.m. Nov. 16. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Admission is $10. To purchase tickets or for more information call (812) 752-8877 or visit www.rosscountryjamboree.com.
Ariel String Quartet: Will perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Hanover College Lynn Center for Fine Arts as part of the Community Arts Series. For more information visit www.hanover.edu/arts.
Starla Hibler Raley: The sixth Village Lights Bookstore Salon Concert will feature classical pianist Starla Hibler Raley at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16. Raley will perform an evening of repertory by Johann Sebastian Bach, Franz Liszt, George Gerswhin, Frederic Chopin and Alberto Ginastera. Seating is limited. Admission is a suggested donation of $15. For more information call (812) 265-1800.
Greg Foresman: Will perform Nov. 16 at 8 p.m at the Livery Stable, 309 Broadway, with opening act The Jimmy Davis band. Doors open at 7 p.m. For more information or to purchase tickets call (812) 599-3063 or (812) 599-2231.
Hanover College-Madison Area Orchestra: Will perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20 in the Fitzgibbon Recital Hall in the Lynn Center for Fine Arts on the Hanover College Campus.
Hanover College Jazz Band: Will perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21 in the Lynn Center for Fine Arts.
Friday, November 15
Karaoke: Will be held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Moose Family Center, 1340 Michigan Road.
Saturday, November 16
Tom Schneider: Will perform selections from the American Songbook, Broadway show tunes and more on the Steinway grand piano in the Village Lights Bookstore Twain Room from 1 to 3 p.m.
Highland Reign: The Scottish warrior band will perform from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Thomas Family Winery.
The Paul Boggs Band: Will play classic country and oldies rock and roll from 8 to 11 p.m. at the 19th Hole Bar and Grill in Springs Hills Golf Course Clubhouse, 4766 W. Butler Falls Drive, Hanover. For more information call (812) 866-4727.
DJ Stingy: Will perform at the Electric Lady from 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.
Monday, November 18
Dulcimer Jam: The Circle of Friends Dulcimer Society will host a dulcimer jam from 7 to 9 p.m. For the location or more information call (812) 801-5192.
Tuesday, November 19
Irish Session and Acoustic Jam: Will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. For the location or more information call (812) 701-9300.
Wednesday, November 20
Open Mic Night: Bring a USB and record yourself starting at 7:30 p.m. at The Electric Lady.
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.
Downtown Christmas Open House: Will begin at 5 p.m. Nov. 15 in downtown Madison with live music, refreshments and extended hours for many downtown businesses.
LuAnn McLane: Kentucky romance author LuAnn McLane will discuss her books and writing history, including her work as a ghostwriter for Wynonna Judd's novel, "Restless Heart" at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Trimble County Public Library. Advanced registration is requested. To register or for more information call (502) 255-7362.
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying: The Madison Consolidated High School Theatre Department will present "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," Nov. 15 and Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 17 at 2:30 p.m. in the Opal E. Sherman Auditorium. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students and $5 for balcony seats.
Rumors: The Trimble County High School Drama Department will present Neil Simon's "Rumors" Nov. 14-16 at 7 p.m. in the school gymnasium. Tickets are $5 general admission. Kids age 5 and younger are free.
The Importance of Being Earnest: Will be performed Nov. 22-24 at 7:30 p.m. in Hanover College's Parker Auditorium. An additional matinee performance will be at 2 p.m. Nov. 23. Widely acclaimed as one of the funniest and most quotable plays ever written, the farce about a hero who enters life through a misplaced hand-bag is Oscar Wilde's monument to triviality. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and $5 for students high school and younger. For more information visit www.hanover.edu/arts.
Apple Tree Studio: Drawings and paintings from the artists of Apple Tree Studio in Bedford, Ky. will be on display during November at the Carroll County Public Library. Artwork from Corie Edens Carroll County High School art classes will also be on display in the alcove.
Square Deal Art Show: The second annual Square Deal Art Show will be on display from Nov. 1 to Dec. 31 at the Madison Art Club's Art on Main, 309 W. Main St. An opening reception will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 15, during the Christmas in Madison Open House. The exhibit features the unframed 12"x12" canvases from more than 50 artists. Gallery hours are from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. The gallery is closed Wednesdays. For more information visit www.madisonartclub.com or call (812) 265-2923.
Here and There: Summer of 2013: The art of Bob Saueressig, with new paintings of Indiana and New Mexico, will be on display in the Twain Room of Village Lights Bookstore through Nov. 19.
Jenny Straub Youngblood: Will open her show "The Color of Dreams" from 5 to 9 p.m. Nov. 22 in the Twain Room of Village Lights Bookstore. The exhibit will run through Jan. 21.
RED 2 (PG13): Retired black-ops CIA agent Frank Moses reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device. The film stars Bruce Willis, John Malkovich, Mary-Louise Parker, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Byung Hun Lee, Anthony Hopkins and Helen Mirren.
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (PG): Flint Lockwood now works at The Live Corp Company for his idol Chester V. But he's forced to leave his post when he learns that his most infamous machine is still operational and is churning out menacing food-animal hybrids. The film features the voices of Bill Hader and Anna Faris.
Christmas Classics: The Ohio Theatre will present the 1946 film "It's A Wonderful Life" from Nov. 29-Dec. 4. The 1954 musical film "White Christmas" will be shown Dec. 6-12. The series will close with the 1983 comedy "A Christmas Story" from Dec. 13-19. Admission is $5. For more information visit www.ohiotheatremadison.com.
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Thor - The Dark World (PG13): Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal journey yet, one that will reunite him with Jane Foster and force him to sacrifice everything. The film stars Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman and Tom Hiddleston.
Ender's Game (PG13): The International Military seek out a leader who can save the human race from an alien attack. Ender Wiggin, a brilliant young mind, is recruited and trained to lead his fellow soldiers into a battle that will determine the future of Earth. The film stars Harrison Ford and Asa Butterfield.
Free Birds (PG): Two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks must put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to change the course of history - and get turkey off the holiday menu for good. The film features the voices of Woody Harrelson, Owen Wilson and Amy Poehler.
Last Vegas (PG13): Three sixty-something friends take a break from their day-to-day lives to throw a bachelor party in Las Vegas for their last remaining single pal. The film stars Robert DeNiro, Michael Douglas, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Kline.
Jackass Presents - Bad Grandpa (R): 86-year-old Irving Zisman is on a journey across America with the most unlikely companion: his 8-year-old grandson, Billy. The film stars Johnny Knoxville, Jackson Nicoll and Spike Jonze.
Gravity (PG13): A medical engineer and astronaut work together to survive after an accident leaves them adrift in space. The film stars Sandra Bullock and George Clooney.