This Week's Best Bets - March 16, 2017
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Thursday, March 16
Chris Sutton: The solo blues artist will perform from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Off Broadway Taproom.
Friday, March 17
Lance Minnis and Adin Pemberton: Will perform starting at 6 p.m. at the Thomas Family Winery as part of its annual St. Patrick’s Day Party.
The Ragged Arse Tinkers: Will perform starting at 8 p.m. at the Thomas Family Winery as part of its annual St. Patrick’s Day Party.
Jimmy Davis and Bill Lancton: Will perform from 9 p.m. to midnight at the Off Broadway Taproom.
Saturday, March 18
SPKR: Will perform from 9 p.m. to midnight at the Off Broadway Taproom.
Tuesday, March 21
Jimmy Davis: Will host an open mic night from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Off Broadway Taproom.
Wednesday, March 22
Karaoke: Will be hosted starting at 9 p.m. at the Off Broadway Taproom.
Friday, March 24
Mikial Robertson: Will perform from 9 p.m. to midnight at the Off Broadway Taproom.
Saturday, March 25
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.
Tim Brickley and The Bleeding Hearts: Will perform from 9 p.m. to midnight at the Off Broadway Taproom.
Ohio Valley Celtic Society Movie Night: Will present a screening of the 1959 Walt Disney film, “Darby O’Gill and the Little People,” at 7 p.m. March 16 at the Red Bicycle Hall. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 and proceeds go to support the Madison Ulster Project. For more information, call (812) 273-3755.
St. Patrick’s Day Party: Madison salutes its Irish heritage with an afternoon and evening of entertainment on March 17. Road bowling will begin at 3 p.m. with a short riverfront track on Vaughn Drive between Jefferson and West streets. An evening pub crawl-type event will begin at 6 p.m. free trolley ride pick ups from West Street near The Madison Courier. For more information call (812) 265-2956.
Senior Dance: The Madison Parks Department will host a dance featuring the music of Steel Country at 6 p.m. March 17 at the Brown Gym. Doors open at 5 p.m. Admission is $5. For more information, call (812) 265-4758.
Hike & Hunt: A St. Patrick’s Day scavenger hunt will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. March 18 along Hatcher Hill and Mulberry Street. Collect all the clues to win prizes. Participants should bring a smart phone or camera to play. For more information, call (812) 265-3135.
Madison Community Band: Will open its 2017 season with a performance at 7:30 p.m. at the Brown Gym.
Senior Dance: The Madison Parks Department will host a dance featuring the music of Gary Hewitt at 6 p.m. March 24 at the Brown Gym. Doors open at 5 p.m. Admission is $5. For more information, call (812) 265-4758.
Poetry Nights: Village Lights Bookstore will host an open sign-up, open mic event from 6 to 8 p.m. March 24 as part of Fourth Friday. Everyone is invited to participate. Read original work or that of a favorite poet. The emcee will be Jill Kelly Koren. The event will feature special guest poet Kyle Craig, who will read from his new book of haiku, “Invisible Tea.”
Louisville Pipe and Drum Ensemble: The Madison Performing Arts Foundation will host the Louisville Pipe and Drum Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. March 24 at Madison Presbyterian Church. Concerts are free to the public, but donations are welcome. Doors open 30 minutes prior to the concert.
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.
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.
Stan Attenberger and Jennifer Ripley: The Madison Art Club will feature the works of Stan Attenberger and Jennifer Ripley during March at the Art on Main Gallery, 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 email@example.com.
Lou Knoble: The unique artwork of former art teacher Lou Knoble will be on display during March at the Thoma Family Winery.
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. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
The Shack (PG13): After the abduction and presumed death of Mackenzie Allen Phillips’ youngest daughter, Missy, he receives a letter and suspects it is from God, asking him to return to The Shack where Missy may have been murdered. The film stars Sam Worthington, Octavia Spencer and Tim McGraw.
Kong - Skull Island (PG13): A team of explorers and soldiers travel to an uncharted island in the Pacific, unaware that they are crossing into the domain of monsters, including the mythic Kong. The film stars Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson and Samuel L. Jackson.
Logan (R): In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hide out on the Mexican border. But Logan’s attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are up-ended when a young mutant arrives, as she is pursued by dark forces. The film stars Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart and Dafne Keen.
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.