This Week's Best Bets - April 20, 2017
Thursday, April 20, 2017 3:00 PM
Thursday, April 20
Lexi Dunn: Will perform from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Off Broadway Taproom.
Friday, April 21
The Flavors: Will perform from 9 p.m. to midnight at the Off Broadway Taproom.
Power Plant: Will perform from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. at the VFW.
Saturday, April 22
Tom Schneider: The Cincinnati-based artist will play American Songbook standards, Broadway show tunes, bossa-nova/Latin, blues and jazz on the Steinway grand piano from noon to 3 p.m. at Village Lights Bookstore.
Highland Reign: The Scottish warrior band will perform with bagpipes, drums and strings from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Thomas Family Winery.
Jordan Wilson Trio: Will perform from 9 p.m. to midnight at the Off Broadway Taproom.
Tuesday, April 25
Jimmy Davis: Will host an open mic night from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Off Broadway Taproom.
Thursday, April 27
Amy Noel: Will perform from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Off Broadway Taproom.
Friday, April 28
Andrew Pittman: Will perform from 9 p.m. to midnight at the Off Broadway Taproom.
Saturday, April 29
Rusty Bladen: Madison’s own will bring family and friends to the stage from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Thomas Family Winery.
Scottie Geer: Will perform from 9 p.m. to midnight at the Off Broadway Taproom.
Harlem Wizards vs. Carroll County Crushers: The fundraiser will be held at 7 p.m. April 20 at the Carroll County High School gym. Tickets are $10 at the door. Doors open at 6 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Family Ties Resource Center. There will be a free autograph session after the game. To purchase tickets, or for more information, call (502) 732-7008.
Senior Dance: The Madison Parks Department will host a dance featuring the music of Paul Boggs at 6 p.m. April 21 at the Brown Gym. Doors open at 5 p.m. Admission is $5. For more information, call (812) 265-4758.
Pedal and Picnic: Take part in a social bike ride around Clifty Canyon and through Clifty Falls State Park in recognition of Earth Day on April 22. The path is a moderate ride, that is approximately 4 miles. After the ride, participants are encouraged to bring lunch to eat at the Clifty Shelter, where fruit and dessert will be provided. Riders will depart from the swimming pool parking lot at 11 a.m.
Elvis Tribute Fundraiser: The Scholarships and Christmas for Children group will host a fundraiser to raise money for scholarships for Southwestern High School seniors on April 22. The event will feature Elvis tribute artist Travis Albertson of Austin. The event will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Salvation Army. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10, $15 for couples, $5 for children age 6 to 12, and free for children under age 5. Concessions will also be available along with auction items.
Chick Flick: Tri Kappa will host its annual Chick Flick at the Old Market on Main with a showing of “When in Rome” on April 27. Doors open at 5 p.m. with dinner, a silent auction, a raffle and a cash bar. The film starts at 7:20 p.m. Tickets are $15. Tickets can be purchased at the door, or by emailing email@example.com. Proceeds benefit local scholarships.
Annie Get Your Gun: The MCHS Theatre Department will present Irving Berlin’s “Annie Get Your Gun” at 7 p.m. April 21 and April 22, and at 2:30 p.m. April 22 and April 23. in the Opal E. Sherman Auditorium at MCHS. Tickets are $10 for the main floor, and $5 for the balcony.
Sister Act: Derby Dinner Playhouse will close its 43rd season with a musical production based on the 1992 film featuring an original score by Alan Menken from April 12 to May 28. For more information, or to purchase tickets, call (812) 288-8281 or visit www.derbydinner.com.
Artapalooza: Will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 20 at Trimble County High School. The free event features visual art, drama, band, choir, dance and food. The public is invited to attend.
15th Annual Student Art Exhibit: Will be held with an open house and reception from 6 to 8:30 p.m. April 20 at the Jefferson County Historical Society.
Gigi Straub: An exhibition of artwork by Gigi Straub will be on display during April at the Thomas Family Winery.
Floyd County Crit Club: Will have items on display in the front of the Madison Art Club’s Art on Main Gallery, 309 W. Main St., as part of its 37th annual member art show from April 1-30. Regular gallery hours for Art on Main Gallery, 309 W. Main St., are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday through Saturday, and from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday.
The Art of Healing: Selections from 17 regional artists were chosen by a three-panel committee to bring artwork to the Seasons Cafe of King’s Daughters’ Hospital. The quarterly exhibit runs from April 3 to July 2. Artists selected for the rotation include John Benzing, Nancy Dornbusch, Natalie Gray, Stacy Hardesty-Gray,. Brenda Holbrook,. Sandy King, Lou Knoble, Richard Leep, Belva Lowry, Cyndi Myers, Edgar Polley, Dottie Shepherd, Alice Jane Smith, Barbara Tompary, Carole Williams, Lillie Wingham and Linda Wood. A reception will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. May 7. For more information, call the Madison Art Club at (812) 265-2923 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friends of the Ohio Theatre
Wig’d Out: The Madison Human Relations Commission will host a screening of the movie “Wig’d Out” at 6 p.m. April 21. The film, which has a theme of self-acceptance and confidence, is based on a bald young lady who chooses to go “wigless.”
Blazing Saddles: The Ohio Theatre will screen the 1974 Mel Brooks comedy “Blazing Saddles” at 7 p.m. April 22. Tickets are $5.
Going in Style (PG13): Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, three lifelong pals risk it all by embarking on a daring bid to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money. The film stars Joey King, Ann Margret, Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Alan Arkin and Christopher Lloyd.
The Case for Christ (PG): An investigative journalist and self-proclaimed atheist sets out to disprove the existence of God. The film stars Mike Vogel and Erika Christensen.
The Fate of the Furious (PG13): When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of terrorism and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew face trials that will test them as never before. The eighth installment in the Fast and the Furious series stars Vin Diesel, Jason Statham and Dwayne Johnson.
Smurfs - The Lost Village (PG): A mysterious map sets Smurfette and her friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting race through the Forbidden Forest leading to the discovery of the biggest secret in Smurf history. The film features the voices of Ariel Winter, Michelle Rodriguez and Joe Manganiello.
The Boss Baby (PG): A suit-wearing briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his seven-year-old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co. The film features the voices of Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi and Jimmy Kimmel.
Beauty and the Beast (PG): Disney’s animated classic takes on a new form. A young prince, imprisoned in the form of a beast, can be freed only by true love. What may be his only opportunity arrives when he meets Belle, the only human girl to ever visit the castle since it was enchanted. The film stars Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Josh Gad and Kevin Kline.