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May 9 through May 16, 2013
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Ross Country Jamboree: Will feature Megan Stout, Lanny McIntosh and Brandi Anderson at 7 p.m. on May 11. 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.
Friday, May 10
Jam Session: Will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. at Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.
Saturday, May 11
Jimmy Storms: Will perform from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Steinway Grand Piano at Village Lights Bookstore.
The Troubadours of Divine Bliss: Duo Aimee and Renee will perform featuring the guitar and accordion from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Thomas Family Winery.
CrossFire: Will perform from 8 p.m. to midnight at Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.
The Gary Sanders Band: Will be at The Electric Lady from 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.
Monday, May 13
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.
Tuesday, May 14
Irish Jam Session: Will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at Dusty Fiddles. For more information call (812) 701-9300.
Wednesday, May 15
Open Mic Night: Bring a USB and record yourself starting at 7:30 p.m. at The Electric Lady.
Senior Dance: Will be held Friday by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym featuring the music of the 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.
A Flair for Wine: The fourth annual benefit wine tasting will be presented May 10 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Ogle Haus. The Vevay Main Street event will feature wine and food tastings, live music from The Doctors Band and a live art auction. Tickets are $60 and are available by calling (812) 427-9663 or (812) 427-9406.
Senior Dance: Will host Country Rhythm 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.
Taste of Spring: The Ogle Haus in Vevay will host a wine tasting event May 11 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. featuring 10 wineries, food, live entertainment and a silent auction. The event is $20 and includes a souvenir wine glass. For more information call (812) 290-9733.
Meet the Author - Skip Dine Young: Skip Dine Young, professor of psychology at Hanover College, will discuss his book "Psychology at the Movies" May 11 from 1 to 3 p.m. with a meet and great, talk and book signing at Village Lights Bookstore.
La Casa Amiga Hispanic Dinner: Will be held May 11 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Pope John Cafeteria, 221 W. State St. Tickets are $10 per person for the all-you-can-eat meal. Process will benefit La Casa Amiga. For more information call (812) 273-2394.
Foodstock Preview Party: A tasteful event to benefit Girls Inc. will be held May 11 at The Old Market on Main, 801 W. Main St. with a suggested admission donation of $15. The doors open at 6:30 p.m. with the event to begin at 7 p.m. To R.S.V.P. call (812) 265-5863, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.girlsincmadison.org.
Madison in Bloom: The spring garden tour will be held May 11-12 and May 18-19. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. Admission is $10 in advance, $12 after April 19. Children under the age of 12 receive free admission. Advance tickets are available at the Jefferson County Historical Society, 615 W. First St. For more information call (800) 559-2956 or (812) 265-2335.
Nickel and Dimed: The Madison Community Players will present "Nickel and Dimed," by Joan Holden, based on Barbara Ehrenreich's book "Nickel and Dimed, on (Not) Getting by in America." The play will be presented at Democratic Headquarters, 406 E. Main St., at 7 p.m. May 10-11, and at 2:30 p.m. May 12. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students. For more information visit www.madisonplayers.org.
Indiana, That's Where I Belong: Grades 4-6 of the Canaan Community Academy will perform "Indiana, That's Where I Belong," at 7 p.m. May 14 at the school.
Stan Attenberger: The artwork of Stan Attenberger will be on display during the month of May at Art on Main, 309 W. Main St. Attenberger 's paintings often include, people, animals and nature, and feature the use of vibrant colors. Gallery hours are from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. They are closed Wednesdays. For more information visit www.madisonartclub.com or call (812) 265-2923.
Mary Ann Gentry Memorial Art Show: The Carroll County Public Library will host the Mary Ann Gentry Memorial Art Show during May. A reception will be held with live music from Small Time Napoleon at 6 p.m. May 10. Artwork for the event will be accepted until May 3. For more information call (502) 732-7020.
Gigi Straub: The artwork of Gigi Straub will be on display during the month of May at the Thomas Family Winery.
Imagination - Of Light and Texture: The photography and bead work of Hanover resident, Tatiana Van Iten, will be on display at Village Lights Bookstore though May 21.
Quartet (PG13): At a home for retired musicians, the annual concert to celebrate Verdi's birthday is disrupted by the arrival of Jean, an eternal diva and the former wife of one of the residents.
Oz The Great and Powerful (PG): A small-time magician arrives in an enchanted land and is forced to decide if he will be a good man or a great one. The film stars James Franco, Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz and Mila Kunis.
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The Great Gatsby (PG13): A midwestern war veteran finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor. The film is an adaptation of the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald. The film, directed by Baz Luhrman, stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Joel Edgerton, Tobey Maguire and Carey Mulligan.
Iron Man 3 (PG13): When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution. The film stars Robert Down Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow and Don Cheadle.
Pain & Gain (R): A trio of bodybuilders in Florida get caught up in an extortion ring and a kidnapping scheme. The film stars Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson and Anthony Mackie.
42 (PG13): The life story of Jackie Robinson and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey. The film stars Chadwick Boseman and Harrison Ford.
The Croods (PG): Everything begins. The world's very first prehistoric family goes on a road trip to an uncharted and fantastical world. The film features the voices of Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds and Emma Stone.