This Week's Best Bets - February 23, 2017
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Friday, February 24
Derrick Howard and the House Burners: Will perform from 9 pm. to midnight at the Off Broadway Taproom.
Saturday, February 25
Greg and Kris: The local acoustic duo will perform from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Thomas Family Winery.
Bigelow P Funk: Will perform from 9 p.m. to midnight at the Off Broadway Taproom.
Tuesday, February 28
Jimmy Davis: Will host an open mic night from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Off Broadway Taproom.
Senior Dance: The Madison Parks Department will host a dance featuring the music of Paul Smith at 6 p.m. Feb. 24 at the Brown Gym. Doors open at 5 p.m. Admission is $5. For more information, call (812) 265-4758.
Souper Saturday: The Indiana Wine Trail will host its annual Souper Saturday event from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 25 at Ertel Cellears Winery in Batesville, Lanthier Winery, Madison Vineyards Estate Winery and Thomas Family Winery in Madison, The Ridge Winery in Vevay, Stream Cliff Farm Winery in Commiskey, and the newest winery added to the trail, Holtkamp Winery and Vineyards in Dearborn County.
Young Musicians Concert: The Madison Performing Arts Foundation will host a concert featuring area ISSMA and State contest winners in solos and ensemble performances at 4 p.m. Feb. 26 at Madison Presbyterian Church. Concerts are free to the public, but donations are welcome. Doors open 30 minutes prior to the concert.
Death by Dessert: The Southwestern High School Drama Club will present the comedic murder mystery “Death by Dessert” at 7 p.m. Feb. 24 in the high school cafeteria the club. A spaghetti dinner will be served during intermission by the play’s actors. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. Tickets should be reserved by Feb. 23 and reservations can be made by email Hollis at email@example.com.
The Addams Family: Derby Dinner Playhouse will continue its 43rd season with a bit of the macabre in the form of a musical comedy based on the characters created by Charles Addams from Feb. 22 to April 9. For more information, or to purchase tickets, call (812) 288-8281 or visit www.derbydinner.com.
Down But Not Out w/Joshua: The Madison Art Club will host its fourth annual Black History Month exhibit featuring the photography of Hanover College senior Malik Hairston during February. The Art on Main Gallery is located at 309 W. Main St. Gallery hours are from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call the Madison Art Club at (812) 265-2923 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friends and Masters: Will be on display during February at Swiss Perks Cafe in Vevay. The exhibit features the works of seven regional artists from the collection of Ann Farnsley.
The Art of Healing: Selections from 16 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 Jan. 9 to April 2. A meet-the-artists reception will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 26. Artists selected for the rotation include Bill Borden, Harry Elburg, Ann Farnsley, Catherine Fisher, Natalie Gray, Brenda Holbrook, Wanda Jackson, Sandy King, Lou Knoble, Richard Leep, Kevin Rose Schultz, Dottie Shepherd, Debbie Welsh, Kara Wiercioch, Carole Williams and Linda Wood. For more information, call the Madison Art Club at (812) 265-2923 or email email@example.com.
Get Out (R): A young African-American man visits his Caucasian girlfriend’s family estate, where he learns that many of its residents, who are black, have gone missing. He soon discovers the truth when he is warned to “get out,” which may be easier said than done. The film stars Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams and Bradley Whitford.
Rock Dog (PG): When a radio falls from the sky into the hands of a wide-eye Tibetan Mastiff, he leaves home to fulfill his dream of becoming a musician, setting into a series of completely unexpected events. The film features the voices of Luke Wilson, Eddie Izzard and J.K. Simmons.
Fist Fight (R): When one school teacher gets the other fired, he is challenged to an after-school fight. The film stars Ice Cube, Charlie Day, Tracy Morgan and Jillian Bell.
The Great Wall (PG13): European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures. The film stars Matt Damon, Tian Jing and Willem Dafoe.
The Lego Batman Movie (PG): Bruce Wayne must not only deal with the criminals of Gotham City, but also the responsibility of raising a boy he adopted. The film features the voices of Will Arnett, Michael Cera and Rosario Dawson.
Fifty Shades Darker (R): While Christian wrestles with his demons, Anastasia must confront the anger and envy of the women who came before her in Christian’s life. The film stars Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan.