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February 14 through February 21, 2013
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Ross Country Jamboree: The Doo Wop All Stars show begins at 7 p.m. Feb. 15. The doors open at 6:15 p.m. Tickets are $12. To purchase tickets or for more information call (812) 752-8877 or visit www.rosscountryjamboree.com.
Ross Country Jamboree: Will feature Allie Shea Hash, Lanny McIntosh and Rodger Riggs at 7 p.m. Feb. 16. The doors open at 6:15 p.m. Tickets are $10. To purchase tickets or for more information call (812) 752-8877 or visit www.rosscountryjamboree.com.
Dancing the Night Away: The Weekend Classic will perform with Parkview Sound and Ataribasements Feb. 16 at the Democratic Headquarters, 406 E. Main St. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $3.
Foreigner: The British-American classic rock band will perform at Belterra Feb. 16. Tickets are available through www.ticketmaster.com.
Thursday, February 14
Brooke Reindollar and Carrie Hart: Will perform as part of a special Valentine's Day celebration at 7 p.m. at JoeyG's.
Gary Applegate: Will perform at 8 p.m. at Tiffany's Lounge.
Darryl Hewitt: Will perform as part of a Valentine's Day celebration from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Mo's Steakhouse Moasis Bar in Vevay.
Friday, February 15
Horizon Karaoke: Will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. at Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion. For more information call (812) 265-4417.
Lewis Mathis: The solo acoustic artist will perform at 8 p.m. at JoeyG's.
Saturday, February 16
David Mikeska: The solo acoustic artist will perform at 8 p.m. at JoeyG's.
Lance Minnis: Will perform sea shanties, rebel rants and sailor songs from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Thomas Family Winery.
Howard, Lewis and Lovins: Will perform from 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. at The Electric Lady.
Hotwired: Will perform from 8 p.m. to midnight at Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion, 707 Jefferson St. For more information call (812) 265-4417.
Blue Hearts: Will perform as part of a Valentine's weekend celebration from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Mo's Steakhouse Moasis Bar in Vevay.
Monday, February 18
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, February 19
Irish Jam Session: Will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at Dusty Fiddles. For more information call (812) 701-9300.
Wednesday, February 20
Acoustic Open Stage: Will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. at JoeyG's.
Champagne, Chocolate and Art: The Madison Art Club will host a champagne and chocolate event Feb. 14 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Art on Main, 309 W. Main St. Artists who have work on display at the gallery will be on hand to answer questsions. The event is free and open to the public.
Senior Dance: Will be held Friday by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym featuring the music of Mayor's Magic with music from the 1960s and 1970s. The doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $3.50 per person.
Senior Dance: The Saturday night dance held at the Lide White Boys and Girls Club will not be held Feb. 16. The Feb. 23 dance will feature Honky Tonk. For more information call (812) 599-0848 or (812) 274-0338.
Fine Arts Academy Senior Presentation: The Madison Consolidated High School Fine Arts Academy seniors will present a concert of Broadway show tunes and a performance of "The Actors Nightmare" at 7 p.m. April 25.
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.
God of Carnage: Hanover College will present the adult comedy by Yasmina Reza, directed by Nichole Marquez at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15-17. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, and $5 or students in high school or under. For more information or to purchase tickets call (812) 866-7110 or visit www.hanover.edu/arts.
Little Shop of Horrors: The Derby Dinner Playhouse will present the off-Broadway cult classic Feb. 19 to March 30. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (812) 288-8281 or visit www.derbydinner.com.
The Drowsy Chaperone: Madison Consolidated High School Theatre presents "The Drowsy Chaperone," a musical within a comedy with shows at 7 p.m. March 1 and March 2, and at 2:30 p.m. March 2 and March 3. Tickets are $10 for main floor seating, $5 for balcony seats. Tickets for all shows are $5 for students. Discounted tickets are $8 for seniors for Saturday's matinee. Tickets are available at the River Valley Financial Bank on Clifty Drive.
The Sound of Music: Madison Consolidated High School Theatre presents "The Sound of Music," with shows at 7 p.m. April 12 and April 13, and at 2:30 p.m. April 13 and April 14. Tickets are $10 for main floor seating, $5 for balcony seats. Tickets for all shows are $5 for students. Discounted tickets are $8 for seniors for Saturday's matinee. Tickets are available at the River Valley Financial Bank on Clifty Drive.
Book of Hours: Texas-based artist Jill Bedgood's exhibit "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.
Norma Birchfield: The photography of Norma Birchfield will be on display during the month of February at the Carroll County Public Library. An artist reception will be held Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. with live music from Vanessa Birchfield.
Lincoln (PG13): As the Civil War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield and as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves. The film stars Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field and David Strathairn.
The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey (PG13): A curious Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, journeys to the Lonely Mountain with a group of Dwarves to reclaim a treasure stolen from them by the dragon Smaug. The film stars Martin Freeman, Ian McKellen and Richard Armitage.
The Little House That Stood: The Ohio Theatre will host a free showing of "Veggie Tales - The Little House That Stood" at 2 p.m. Feb. 17. The event is sponsored by Kidzstreet at North Madison Christian Church.
Monday Matinee Classics: The Ohio Theatre will screen classic films each Monday in February with free showings at 1:30 p.m. Roy Rogers in "My Pal Trigger" will be shown Feb. 18. Buster Keaton's "The General" will be shown Feb. 25.
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Escape from Planet Earth (PG): Astronaut Scorch Supernova finds himself caught in a trap when he responds to an S.O.S. from a notoriously dangerous alien plant. The film features the voice talents of Brendan Fraser, Sarah Jessica Parker and Jessica Alba.
Beautiful Creatures (PG13): When Ethan meets a mysterious new girl in his small southern town, the couple uncover dark secrets about their families, their history and their town. The film stars Alice Englert, Viola Davis and Emma Thompson.
A Good Day to Die Hard (R): John McClane travels to Russie to help out his seemingly wayward son, Jack, only to discover that Jack is a CIA operative working to prevent a nuclear-weapons heist, forcing father and son to team up against nefarious forces. The film stars Bruce Willis, Jai Courtney and Sebastian Koch.
Safe Haven (PG13): A young woman with a past shrouded in mystery lands in Southport, N.C. where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her. The films tars Julianne Hough, Josh Duhamel and Cobie Smulders.
Identity Thief (R): Mild-mannered businessman Sandy Patterson travels from Denver to Miami to confront the deceptively harmless-looking woman who has been living it up after stealing his identity. The film stars Jason Bateman and Melissa McCarthy.
Warm Bodies (PG13): After R, a highly unusual zombie, saves Julie from an attack, the two form a relationship that sets in motion a sequence of events that might transform the entire lifeless world. The film stars Nicholas Hoult, Teresa Palmer and John Malkovich.