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January 17 through January 24, 2013
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Violin Virtuosi: The Hanover College Community Arts Series will present Violin Virtuosi at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 18 in Fitzgibbon Recital Hall in Lynn Center for Fine Arts. Advance tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and $5 for youths. Tickets will be $15 if purchased on the day of the show. For more information or to purchase tickets visit www.hanover.edu/arts or call (812) 866-7110.
Ross Country Jamboree: Will not be held during the month of January due to water damage from a fire that occurred Dec. 30 in an adjacent building. For more information call (812) 752-8877.
Thursday, January 17
Leah Pruitt: Will perform solo acoustic music at 7:30 p.m. at JoeyG's.
Friday, January 18
Karaoke: Will be held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Moose Family Center, 1340 Michigan Road.
Rusty Bladen: Will perform at 9 p.m. at JoeyG's. No cover.
Jimmy Davis: Will perform at 9 p.m. at Tiffany's Lounge, 320 Mulberry St.
Saturday, January 19
Dusty Rhoads Band: Will perform from 8 p.m. to midnight at Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion. For more information call (812) 265-4417.
Robby Cox: Will perform acoustic rock at 8 p.m. at JoeyG's.
Sunday, January 20
Ryder McQueen: Will perform acoustic rock at 7 p.m. at JoeyG's.
Monday, January 21
Dulcimer Jam: The Circle of Friends Dulcimer Society will host a dulcimer jam from 7 to 9 p.m. at Dusty Fiddles. For more information call (812) 801-5192 or (812) 701-9300.
Soundz of Dixieland: Will perform at 7:30 p.m. at JoeyG's.
Tuesday, January 22
Irish Jam Session: Will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at Dusty Fiddles. For more information call (812) 701-9300.
Wednesday, January 23
Acoustic Open Stage: Will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. at JoeyG's.
Senior Dance: Will be held Friday by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym featuring the music of Tommy Day and Cool Country. The doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $3.50 per person.
Senior Dance: Will host Cool Country with Tommy Day 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.
Spoofydoofs' Funnybone: The Little Grand Theatre Company will present Spoofydoofs' Funnybone Jan. 25-27 at 7 p.m., with an additional showing Jan. 26 at 2:30 p.m. at The Ohio Theatre. Tickets cost $8 for adults and $5 for children.
Ol' Blue Eyes: General Butler State Resort Park Dinner Theatre will present Ol' Blue Eyes performed by Matt Snow Feb. 9 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $40 and are available at the lodge. For more information call 1-866-462-8853.
French Kisses: The Madison Community Players will present the comedy "French Kisses." The dinner theater will be held Feb. 15 and Feb. 16 at the Livery Stable. The doors open at 6 p.m. and dinner starts at 6:30 p.m., with the show to follow the meal. Tickets are $28 and are available at Nice Shots!, 131 E. Main St. For more information call (812) 493-3357 or (812) 701-3028.
The World Comes to Madison: The Seifert-Short Museum and Learning Center, 113 E. Third St., will display nativities and crèches from around the world during the holiday season. The museum will be open from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays in December and January. Free admission.
Lou Knoble: Paintings from the 1960s and 1970s by local artist Lou Knoble will be on display during January in the front showroom at Art on Main, 309 W. Main St. The gallery is open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.
Book of Hours: Texas-based artist Jill Bedgood's ehibit "Books of Hours: Interventions" runs through February 20 at the Greiner Art Gallery in the Lynn Center for Fine Arts on the Hanover College campus. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The gallery is also open during events in the CFA and performances in the Fitzgibbon Recital Hall.
Twilight Breaking Dawn Part 2 (PG13): After the birth of Renesmee, the Cullens gather other vampire clans in order to protect the child from a false allegation that puts the family in conflict with the Volturi.
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. The animated movie stars the voice talents of John C. Reilly, Sarah Silverman, Jack McBrayer, Alan Tudyk and Jane Lynch.
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Broken City (R): In a city rife with injustice, former cop Billy Taggart seeks redemption and revenge after being double-crossed and then framed by its most powerful figure: Mayor Nicholas Hostetler. The film stars Mark Wahlberg, Russell Crowe and Catherine Zeta-Jones.
The Last Stand (R): The leader of a drug cartel busts out of a courthouse and speeds to the Mexican border, where the only thing in his path is a sheriff and his inexperienced staff. The film stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Forest Whitaker and Johnny Knoxville.
Mama (PG13): Annabel and Lucas are faced with the challenge of raising his young nieces that were left alone in the forest for 5 years ... but how alone were they? The film stars Jessica Chastain, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Megan Charpentier.
Gangster Squad (R): No names. No badges. No mercy. Follow the Los Angeles Police Department's fight to keep East Coast Mafia types out of their city in the 1940s and 1950s. The film stars Sean Penn, Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone.
Zero Dark Thirty (R): The chronicle of the decade-long hunt for al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden following the September 11, 2001 attacks on the United States culminates in his death at the hands of Navy S.E.A.L. Team 6 in May 2011.
Texas Chainsaw (R): A young woman travels to Texas to collect an inheritance; little does she know that an encounter with a chainsaw-wielding killer is part of the reward.