CONCERTS

Ross Country Jamboree: Will feature a Doo-Wop All Stars show at 7:30 p.m. on May 17. 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.

Ross Country Jamboree: Will feature Jimmy Fortune at 7 p.m. on May 18. 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.



MUSIC

Friday, May 17

Horizon Karaoke: Will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. at Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.

Rumpke Mountain Boys: Will perform at The Electric Lady from 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.

Saturday, May 18Blue Heart Band: Will perform from 8 p.m. to midnight at Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.

Bigelow P.: Will perform at The Electric Lady from 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.

Monday, May 20

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 21

Irish Jam Session: Will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. at Dusty Fiddles. For more information call (812) 701-9300.

Wednesday, May 22

Open Mic Night: Bring a USB and record yourself starting at 7:30 p.m. at The Electric Lady.

Friday, May 24

Slick River Rockets: Will perform live rockabilly from 7 to 9 p.m. at Gallery 115.

Horizon Karaoke: Will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. at Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.

Saturday, May 25

Tom Schneider: Will perform American standards, Broadway show tuns and more from 1 to 3 p.m. on the Steinway Grand Piano at Village Lights Bookstore.

Gas Money Band: Will perform from 8 p.m. to midnight at Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.



SPECIAL EVENTS

Senior Dance: Will be held Friday by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym featuring the music of the Gary Hewitt and the Honky Tonk Band. The doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $3.50 per person.

Senior Dance: Will host Cool Country 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.

Kelly Miller Circus: Will host performances at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. May 17 at the Madison Consolidated High School. Tickets are available at Chandler Chevrolet, River Valley Financial Bank, MainSource Bank and Farmers Bank of Milton.

Meet the Author - Lisa Trimble Actor: Lisa Trimble Actor, a former resident of southern Indiana, will discuss "Rebel Raiders," her tale of the Civil War, based on events experienced by the author's ancestor, May 17 from 7 to 9 p.m. with a meet and great, talk and book signing at Village Lights Bookstore.

RiverRoots Music and Folk Arts Festival: Will be held May 17-18 at Bicentennial Park in downtown Madison. Music starts at 6 p.m. Friday and at 1 p.m. Saturday. Wristbands are $25 for both days, wristbands purchased prior to April 30 will include $10 in food tickets to use at the event. Tickets are available at many local businesses, online at www.riverroots.org and by calling 1-800-559-2956.

Madison in Bloom: The spring garden tour will be held May 18-19. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $12. Children under the age of 12 receive free admission. Tickets are available at the Jefferson County Historical Society, 615 W. First St. For more information call (800) 559-2956 or (812) 265-2335.

Willie Strong Benefit: The Lexington Firehouse will host a benefit auction May 18 starting at 1 p.m. with auctioneer Rex Richey. The event will also include food, drinks and a 50/50 raffle. Proceeds will go towards funeral expenses. For more information call (812) 889-3167 or (812) 595-5737.

Meet the Authors - Bob Ostrander and Derrick Morris: Village Lights Bookstore will host a meet and greet and book signing May 18 with Indiana beer enthusiasts Bob Ostrander and Derrick Morris on a pub crawl through the state's beer history from 1 to 3 p.m. in the beer tent at the RiverRoots Festival.

Meet the Author - Marianne Wallace: Village Lights Bookstore will host a meet and greet, book launch and book signing May 18 with writer and illustrator Marianne D. Wallace, for her book, "River Life: A Journey from Headwaters to the Sea." The event will be held from 1 to 3 p.m.

Hold 'Em Tournament: The Madison Moose Family Center will host a Hold 'Em Tournament May 18 starting at 4 p.m. Registration opens at 2 p.m. Buy in is $65. For more information call (812) 595-4005.

Bob Weatherford Benefit: Will be held May 18 at Madison Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1969 from 5 to 9 p.m. with a cornhole tournament, raffle, 50/50 draws and live music from Hired Gun. Dinner will be available for $8 a plate. Registration for the cornhole tournament is $20 per team.

Deputy Alumni Banquet and Dance: Will be held May 18 at Deputy Elementary School. The class reunion is for all former graduates and teachers of Deputy High School. Classes ending in a -3 or -8 will be honored this year. The meal will begin at 6 p.m. followed by the dance at 9 p.m. with DJ Charlie Daugherty. The dance is open to the public. Tickets are $5. The dinner and meeting is for alumni and their guests only and tickets are $18. For reservations or more information call (812) 866-5992.



THEATER

Lend Me A Tenor: The Little Grand Theatre Company will present Ken Ludwig's "Lend Me A Tenor" at 7 p.m. May 24-25 and 2:30 p.m. May 26 at the Ohio Theatre. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. The production may not be suitable for children. For tickets or more information visit www.lgtc.org.



EXHIBITS

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. 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.

Art Opening Reception - Jeremy Miller: Jeremy Miller will open his show of original works, "Low Down Brow," with a reception May 24 from 5 to 9 p.m. in the Twain Room Gallery of Village Lights Bookstore. The show explores so-called "low brow" arts such as tattoo, graphic design and sequential art. The exhibit will run through July 23.



MOVIES

Ohio Theatre

(812) 273-4880

Oblivion (PG13): A veteran assigned to extract Earth's remaining resources begins to question what he knows about his mission and himself. The film stars Tom Cruise and Morgan Freeman.

Regal Madison 6

(812) 273-6061

Star Trek Into Darkness (PG13): After the crew of the Enterprise find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one-man weapon of mass destruction. The film stars Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto and Benedict Cumberbatch.

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.