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November 1 through 8, 2012
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Ross Country Jamboree: The Doo-Wop All-Stars Show will start at 7:30 p.m. Friday. For reservations call (812) 752-8877.
Ross Country Jamboree: Will The Kinmans with Freddy Helm. The Saturday show starts at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Tickets are $10. For reservations call (812) 752-8877.
Thursday, November 1
Ryan Spearman and Mike Oberst: Join "Tillers" veteran banjo player Mike Oberst and St. Louis fiddler Ryan Spearman at The Thomas Family Winery.
Jimmy D: Will perform from 8:30 to 10 p.m. at the Madison Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1969.
Friday, November 2
Crossfire: Will perform from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Madison Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1969.
Gary Applegate: Will perform starting at 9 p.m. at Tiffany's Lounge, 320 Mulberry St.
Audible Point Halloween Costume Party: The annual event will be held form from 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. at the Electric Lady.
Saturday, November 3
Delta Duo: Featuring Roy Gentry will perform at 8 p.m. at JoeyG's.
Highland Reign: The Scottish Warrior Band featuring bagpipes, drums, strings and vocals will perform from 8 to 11 p.m. at The Thomas Family Winery.
Axis: Will perform from 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. at the Electric Lady.
Sunday, November 4
Ryder McQueen: Solo acoustic rock from 7 to 10 p.m. at JoeyG's.
Monday, November 5
The Madisonians: Will perform from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at JoeyG's.
Tuesday, November 6
Irish Jam Session: Will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at Dusty Fiddles. For more information call (812) 701-9300.
Mathew Barringer: Americana/Country with the singer/songwriter from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at JoeyG's.
Wednesday, November 7
Acoustic Open Stage: All skill levels are welcome starting at 7 at JoeyG's. No cover.
Senior Dance: Will be held Friday by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym featuring the music of Charlie Humphrey. The doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $3 and includes snacks, drinks and door prizes.
Senior Dance: Will host the Hardcore Country Saturday from 5:15 to 9:30 p.m. at the Lide White Boys and Girls Club. Doors open at 5:15 p.m. The band will perform from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Admission is $5. For more information call (812) 599-0848 or (812) 274-0338.
Norbert Krapf Poetry Reading and Signing: Village Lights Bookstore will host former Indiana Poet Laureate Norbert Krapf Nov. 3 from 1 to 3 p.m. to read and sign his latest book, "Songs in Sepia and Black & White." The book is a collaboration with Richard Fields, whose photographs will be exhibited in the Twain Room during the event.
RiverRoots Half-Way Party: Celebrate the half-way point to the 2013 RiverRoots Music and Folk Arts Festival at 7 p.m. Nov. 10 at The Livery Stable with live music from Jessi Curtis and BlueGrazz Junction. The event will also include craft brew beer tasting, raffles, arts and crats. Admission is $10. Proceeds go towards the 2013 event.
BINGO: Will be held at the Madison Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1969, 3100 Michigan Road, Saturdays starting at 7 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m.
BINGO: The Jefferson County Goodwill Conservation Club will host bingo Fridays at 10:15 p.m. and Mondays at 7 p.m. Early birds begin at 9:30 p.m. Fridays and 6:30 p.m. Mondays. Non-smoking.
The Cashore Marionettes: The Hanover College Community Arts Series will present The Cashore Marionettes Nov. 9 at 7:30 p.m. in Fitzgibbon Recital Hall in the Lynn Center for Fine Arts. Tickets are $10 for adults in advance and $15 the day of the show. Seats are $8 for seniors and $5 for youth. For more information call (812) 866-7110 or visit www.hanover.edu/arts.
Fools: The Madison Consolidated High School Theatre Department will perform Neil Simon's comedy "Fools" Nov. 9-10 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 10 and 11 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students and free for pre-kindergarten children.
The Mousetrap: Derby Dinner Playhouse continues the 2012-2013 with Agatha Christie's "The Mousetrap" on stage through Nov. 18. Tickets range from $35 to $44 and are available by calling (812) 288-8281 or visiting www.derbydinner.com.
Captain Louie: Derby Dinner Playhouse's Children's Musical Theater season features "Captain Louie" every Saturday Oct. 13 through Nov. 17. The production features a lesson of friends - new and old - as well as songs including "Trick or Treat," "New Kids in the Neighborhood," "Big Red Plane" and more. Tickets range from $16 to $21 and are available by calling (812) 288-8281 or visiting www.derbydinner.com.
Bob Saueressig B&W/Color: Will be on display in the Twain Room Gallery at Village Lights Bookstore through December. The exhibit features linocuts and new acrylic paintings created in the oil patch of North Dakota and on the North Country lakes.
On the Wall - 13th Annual Halloween Art Show: Joeyg's Restaurant and Nightclub will host the 13th annual Halloween art show with works by Melodie Yvonne Ramey, The Grand Conundrum, Jane Vonderheide, Traci Lytle, Mary Jo O'Connor, Patty Cooper Wells, Cindie Underwood Vandebur, Jenny Straub Youngblood and Paul Hassfurder. The display will be featured until Nov. 2.
Theresa Strohl: An exhibition of Theresa Strohl's art photography will be on display through November at the Thomas Family Winery.
Trouble with the Curve (PG13): A baseball scout's eyesight is failing in his twilight years. His daughter leaves her job to go on one last recruiting trip with her father.
Frankenweenie (PG): Young Victor conducts a science experiment to bring his beloved dog Sparky back to life, only to face unintended, sometimes monstrous, consequences. The Tim Burton film features the voice talents of Winona Ryder, Catherine O'Hara and Martin Short.
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Wreck-It Ralph (PG): A video game villain wants to be a hero and sets out to fulfill his dream, but his quest brings havoc to the whole arcade where he lives.
Fun Size (PG13): Wren's Halloween plans go awry when she's made to babysit her brother, who disappears into a sea of trick-or-treaters. With her best friend and two nerds at her side, she needs to find her brother before her mom finds out he is missing. The film stars Victoria Justice and Chelsea Handler.
Silent Hill - Revelation (R): When her father disappears, Heather Mason is drawn into a strange and terrifying alternate reality that holds answers to the horrific nightmares that have plagued her since her childhood.
Paranormal Activity 4 (R): It has been five years since the disappearance of Katie and Hunter, and a suburban family witness strange events in their neighborhood when a woman and a mysterious child move in. The film stars Katie Featherstone, Kathryn Newton and Matt Shively.
Here Comes the Boom (PG): A high school biology teacher looks to become a successful mixed-martial arts fighter in an effort to raise money to prevent extra-curricular activities from being axed at his cash-strapped school. The films tars Kevin James, Salma Hayek and Henry Winkler.
Sinister (R): Found footage helps a true-crime novelist realize how and why a family was murdered in his new home, though his discoveries put his entire family in the path of a supernatural entity. The film stars Ethan Hawke, Juliet Rylance and James Ransome.
Hotel Transylvania (PG): Dracula, who operates a high-end resort away from the human world, goes into overprotective mode when a boy discovers the resort and falls for the count's teenage daughter. The film features the voices of Adam Sandler, Kevin James and Andy Samberg.