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October 24 through October 31, 2013
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Ross Country Jamboree: Will host a Doo-Wop All Stars Show at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 25. Admission is $10. To purchase tickets or for more information call (812) 752-8877 or visit www.rosscountryjamboree.com.
Ross Country Jamboree: Will feature Christy Miller, Brad Sparks and Kayla Griffin at 7 p.m. on Oct. 26. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Admission is $10. To purchase tickets or for more information call (812) 752-8877 or visit www.rosscountryjamboree.com.
Friday, October 25
Esther Bock: Will perform from 7 to 9 p.m. at Gallery 115, 115 E. Main St.
Karaoke: Will be held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Moose Family Center, 1340 Michigan Road.
Saturday, October 26
Tom Schneider: Will perform selections from the American Songbook, Broadway show tunes and more on the Steinway grand piano in the Village Lights Bookstore Twain Room from 1 to 3 p.m.
JDJ Band: Will play from 8 to 11 p.m. at the 19th Hole Bar and Grill in Springs Hills Golf Course Clubhouse, 4766 W. Butler Falls Drive, Hanover. For more information call (812) 866-4727.
DJ Stingy: Will be at the Electric Lady from 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.
Monday, October 27
Dulcimer Jam: The Circle of Friends Dulcimer Society will host a dulcimer jam from 7 to 9 p.m. For the location or more information call (812) 801-5192.
Tuesday, October 28
Irish Session and Acoustic Jam: Will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. For the location or more information call (812) 701-9300.
Wednesday, October 29
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 Canyon River Band. The doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $3.50 per person.
Fourth Friday - Harvest Hoot: The Madison Main Street Program will host the monthly Fourth Friday event Oct. 25 in downtown Madison from 5 to 8 p.m. Shops will have extended hours, trolley rides will be available and several locations will host live music. Kriss Luckett-Ziesemer will perform at the Red Bicycle Hall, Tim Pearson will be at Fine Threads, Dave Dwyer will be at Galena Garlic Company, Gallery 115 will host Esther Bock and the Grotto Band will be at Madison Coffee and Tea. For more information call (812) 493-4984.
Poetry Nights: Will begin at 7 p.m. Oct. 25 at Village Lights Bookstore as part of the Fourth Friday events. All are welcome to read their own work or that of a favorite poet. The emcee is Madison poet Jill Kelly Koren.
70 Scenes of Halloween: Will be held Oct. 24-27 at 7:30 p.m. in Hanover College's Parker Auditorium. In this surreal comedy, a young couple tries to survive the scariest night of the year, pursued by bloodthirsty monsters in the closet and sugar-hungry children on the porch. The production contains mature language. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and $5 for students high school and younger. For more information visit www.hanover.edu/arts.
Death Trap: Derby Dinner Playhouse will host "Death Trap" from Oct. 1 to Nov. 10. The play, which is the longest running comedy-thriller on Broadway, follows Sidney, a successful writer of Broadway plays who has hit a dry spell in his career. At the breaking point, Sidney is prepared to go to any lengths - even murder. For more information or ticket prices call (812) 288-8281 or visit www.derbydinner.com.
Miss Nelson Has A Field Day: Derby Dinner Playhouse will present "Miss Nelson Has A Field Day" Saturdays from Oct. 5 through Nov. 9. Coach Viola Swamp is hired to whip the Smedley Tornadoes, who have never won a football game or even scored a single point, into shape. The production opens the 2013-2014 Children's Musical Theatre Series. The show was adapted from the children's book by Harry Allard. For more information or ticket prices call (812) 288-8281 or visit www.derbydinner.com.
John Douglas Powers: Will speak at Hanover College Oct. 25 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Center for Fine Arts Building, Lecture Hall 107. The Hoosier's nationally-exhibited work is on display in the Greiner Art Gallery through Oct. 25. The gallery is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information visit http://art.hanover.edu.
Annual Quilt Show: Quilts from more than 30 individuals will be on display throughout October at the Carroll County Public Library.
Floyd County Crit Club: Will have items on display in the front of the Madison Art Club's Art on Main, 309 W. Main St. The exhibit will run through the month, with extended hours Oct. 26 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. for the Fourth Friday Art Jam. 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.
Bob Saueressig and Linda Wood: Are the featured artists for October at the Madison Art Club's Art on Main, 309 W. Main St. The exhibit will run through the month, with extended hours Oct. 26 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. for the Fourth Friday Art Jam. 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.
Here and There: Summer of 2013: The art of Bob Saueressig, with new paintings of Indiana and New Mexico, will be on display in the Twain Room of Village Lights Bookstore through Nov. 19.
RED 2 (PG13): Retired black-ops CIA agent Frank Moses reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device. The film stars Bruce Willis, John Malkovich, Mary-Louise Parker, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Byung Hun Lee, Anthony Hopkins and Helen Mirren.
The Lone Ranger (PG13): Native American warrior Tonto recounts the untold tales that transformed John Reid, a man of the law, into a legend of justice. The film stars Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer and William Fichtner.
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The Counselor (R): A lawyer finds himself in over his head when he gets involved in drug trafficking. The film stars Michael Fassbender, Penelope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Javier Bardem and Brad Pitt.
Jackass Presents - Bad Grandpa (R): 86-year-old Irving Zisman is on a journey across America with the most unlikely companion: his 8-year-old grandson, Billy. The film stars Johnny Knoxville, Jackson Nicoll and Spike Jonze.
Carrie (R): A reimagining of Stephen King's classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes her telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom. The film stars Chloe Grace Mortez and Julianne Moore.
Escape Plan (R): When a structural-security authority finds himself set up and incarcerated in the world's most secret and secure prison, he has to use his skills to escape with help from the inside. The film stars Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger and 50 Cent.
Captain Phillips (PG13): The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years. The film stars Tom Hanks.
Gravity (PG13): A medical engineer and astronaut work together to survive after an accident leaves them adrift in space. The film stars Sandra Bullock and George Clooney.