This Week's Best Bets - March 30, 2017
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Thursday, March 30
Leah and Craig: Will perform from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Off Broadway Taproom.
Friday, March 31
Derek Howard: Will perform from 9 p.m. to midnight at the Off Broadway Taproom.
Saturday, April 1
John Sheckler: The local folk musician will play original and traditional songs on a handcrafted mountain lap dulcimer with a sing-along for kids from 1 to 3 p.m. at Village Lights Bookstore.
Tom Roznowski: The Bloomington-based musician will perform from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Thomas Family Winery.
Power Plant: Will perform rock ‘n’ roll classics and original tunes from 9 p.m. to midnight at the Off Broadway Taproom.
Tuesday, April 4
Jimmy Davis: Will host an open mic night from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Off Broadway Taproom.
Thursday, April 6
Lexi Dunn: Will perform from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Off Broadway Taproom.
Friday, April 7
Greg and Kriss: Will perform from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Off Broadway Taproom.
Saturday, April 8
SPKR: Will perform from 9 p.m. to midnight at the Off Broadway Taproom.
Senior Dance: The Madison Parks Department will host a dance featuring the music of Paul Boggs at 6 p.m. March 31 at the Brown Gym. Doors open at 5 p.m. Admission is $5. For more information, call (812) 265-4758.
Ben Sollee: The Louisville artist will bring his cello to Madison for a performance at 8 p.m. April 1 at the Ohio Theatre. Former Madison resident Andrea Davidson will open for Sollee. The concert is part of the River Roots Music Series. Tickets are $12 at the door. Advanced tickets can be purchased at www.riverroots.org.
21st Annual Hot Luck and Fiery Foods: The celebration of hot peppers and salsas will be held April 7-9 at the Thomas Family Winery. Friday will feature a “hot luck” starting at 7 p.m., where participants bring a spicy dish to share along with the recipe. Friday is also home to the annual salsa competition. Saturday at noon opens the Fiery Foods Marketplace featuring a variety of vendors. Sunday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. is the bagels and pepper jam brunch. For more information, call (812) 273-3755.
Laila Anwarzai Ayoubi Book Signing: The author of “Niki’s” Honor” will be at Village Lights Bookstore from 1 to 3 p.m. April 8. The book tells the story of an innocent victim of an “honor killing.” The author grew up in Afghanistan. She taught at Butler University and is now an associate professor at Martin University in Indianapolis.
Historic Hoosier Theater: Vevay’s theater will host a grand opening to celebrate the start of monthly movie nights. It has been more than 75 years since movies have been shown at the theater. The premier will be at 7 p.m. April 8 and will feature the only movie ever filmed in Vevay, “A Girl Named Sooner.” Advanced tickets are available by calling (812) 427-3237 or through Switzerland County Tourism, 128 W. Main St., Vevay.
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 Thomas Family Winery.
Gigi Straub: An exhibition of artwork by Gigi Straub will be on display during April at the Thomas 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.
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. A reception will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. April 9 at the gallery. 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 email@example.com.
Friends of the Ohio Theatre
1984: Will be shown at 6:30 p.m. April 4 at the Ohio Theatre. The film is based on George Orwell’s 1949 dystopian novel. The 1984 feature film looks into the future of a totalitarian society where one man dares to break the rules by falling in love. The film stars John Hurt, Richard Burton and Suzanna Hamilton. Tickets are $1. Doors open at 6 p.m. A cash bar and concessions will be available. Patrons are encouraged to wear a coat or bring a light blanket in case it is chilly inside the theatre.
Ghost in the Shell (PG13): In the near future, Major is the first of her kind. A human saved her from a terrible crash and she is now cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world’s most dangerous criminals. The film stars Scarlett Johansson, Pilou Asbaek and Takeish Kitano. The film is a live-action remake of the anime by the same name.
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.
Life (R): A team of scientists aboard the International Space Station whose mission of discovery turns to one of fear when they find a rapidly evolving life form that caused extinction on Mars, and now threatens the crew and all life on Earth. The film stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Ryan Reynolds and Rebecca Ferguson.
Power Rangers (PG13): High school outcasts stumble upon an old alien ship, where they acquire superpowers and are dubbed the Power Rangers. Learning that an old enemy of the previous generation has returned to exact vengeance, the group must harness their powers and use them to work together and save the world.
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.
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.