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February 28 through March 7, 2013
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Ross Country Jamboree: Will feature Amber Martin, Mike Boughey and Jordan Bales at 7 p.m. on March 2. 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.
Barefoot Best Friends :The Madison Performing Arts Foundation will present the Barefoot Best Friends at 7 p.m. March 15 at the First Baptist Church, 416 Vine St. The group of young performers returns to Madison for an evening of Irish, Celtic and folk music.
Thursday, February 28
Kriss Luckett-Ziesemer: The solo acoustic artist will perform at 7:30 p.m. at JoeyG's.
Saturday, March 2
Doghouse Kitchen: Will perform blues music at 9 p.m. at JoeyG's.
Guilderoy Byrne: Will perform reels, jigs and ballads from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Thomas Family Winery.
DJ Kush: Will be at The Electric Lady from 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.
Sunday, March 3
Ryder McQueen: Will perform acoustic rock at 5 p.m. at JoeyG's.
Monday, March 4
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, March 5
Irish Jam Session: Will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at Dusty Fiddles. For more information call (812) 701-9300.
Wednesday, March 6
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 Charlie Humphrey. The doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $3.50 per person.
Senior Dance: Will host Silas and the Sidekicks 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.
Images of America - Carroll County: Will be held March 1 for Phyllis McLaughlin, author of "Images of America: Carroll County, Kentucky," at 6 p.m. at the Carroll County Public Library.
First Friday: Vevay will continue to honor their Swiss heritage with the "fete de l'Escalade" during March 1 First Friday events. The program will feature a soup-tasting event at Vevay's Community Art Center, 217 Ferry St. from 6 to 9 p.m.
The German Corner - A Love Story: Johanna Welch will sign copies of "The German Corner, A Love Story," during Vevay's First Friday events March 1 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Switzerland County Visitors Center, 128 W. Main St., Vevay.
Secrets of the Future: Former Madison resident Janie Mclean will debut her first novel, "Secrets of the Future," which is the first in her Jennie Madison trilogy, from 1 to 3 p.m. March 2 at the Madison Coffee and Tea.
The Intergalactic Nemesis: Three actors, a sound-effects maestro, a live pianist and a huge projection screen immerse the audience in an epic journey of danger, adventure and fun March 8 at 7:30 p.m. in Hanover College's Parker Auditorium. Tickets for adults are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Tickets for seniors are $15, and tickets for students in high school or younger are $5. For more information or to purchase tickets call (812) 866-7110 or visit www.hanover.edu/arts.
Author Fair: That Book Place, 337 Clifty Drive, will host their anniversary celebration with author's seminars and author's fair March 15-16 with more than 60 authors discussing and signing their books. Saturday's author fair will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Growin' Up Kentucky: Reminisce with author, Eva Johnson Allan, about childhood and growing up in rural Carroll County, Ky. Allan will talk about her book, "Growin' Up Kentucky," from 10 to 11 a.m. on March 16 at Trimble County Public Library, 35 Equity Drive, Bedford, Ky. For more information call (502) 255-7362.
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.
Troilus and Cressida: Hanover College will present Shakespeare's "Troilus and Cressida," directed by Jim Stark at 7:30 p.m. March 28-30. 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.
On the Wall - The Collection of JoeyG: Works selected from the personal art collection of Joey G. will be on display at JoeyG's through March 10, with an art sale and reception from 2 to 5 p.m.
Art on Main: March's featured artist will be Teresa L. Waller. Waller, a Madison resident, has a bachelor of fine arts degree from the Louisville School of Art. Her paintings will be on exhibit at Art on Main, 309 W. Main St., through March 31. The gallery is open Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. For more information visit www.madisonartclub.com.
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.
Life of Pi (PG): A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor ... a Bengal tiger.
Monday Matinee Classics: The Ohio Theatre will screen classic films each Monday with free showings at 1:30 p.m. John Wayne's "The Lucky Texan" will be shown March 4.
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Jack the Giant Slayer (PG13): The ancient war between humans and a race of giants is reignited when Jack, a young farmhand fighting for the love of a princess, opens a gateway between the two worlds. The film stars Nicholas Hoult, Stanley Tucci and Ewan McGregor.
21 and Over (R): The night before his big medical school exam, a promising student celebrates his 21st birthday with his two best friends. The film stars Miles Teller, Justin Chon and Jonathan Keltz.
The Last Exorcism Part II (PG13): As Nell Sweetzer tries to build a new life after the events of the first movie, the evil force that once possessed her returns with an even more horrific plan. The film stars Ashley Bell, Julia Garner and Spencer Treat Clark.
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.
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.