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January 16 through 23, 2014
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Ross Country Jamboree: "Stars of Tomorrow" show will feature Brad Sparks, Brooke Thornsberry, Brady Meenach and Freddy Helm at 7 p.m. Saturday. 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.
Le Vent du Nord: Hanover College will host French-Canadian Le Vent du Nord Jan. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Lynn Center for Fine Arts. Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door. Tickets are available for $12 to seniors and Hanover College faculty and staff and $5 for students in high school or younger. For more information call (812) 866-7110 or visit www.hanover.edu/arts.
Friday, January 17
Karaoke: Will be held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Moose Family Center, 1340 Michigan Road.
Karaoke: Will be held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Crown Room Lounge.
Saturday, January 18
Paul Boggs Band: Will play from 8 to 11 p.m. with dancing at the 19th Hole Bar and Grill in Spring Hills Golf Course Clubhouse, 4766 W. Butler Falls Drive, Hanover. For more information call (812) 866-4727.
Karaoke: Will be held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Crown Room Lounge.
Monday, January 20
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, January 21
Irish Session and Acoustic Jam: Will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. For the location or more information call (812) 701-9300.
Senior Dance: Will be held Friday by the Madison Parks Department at the Brown Gym featuring the music of 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.
Comedy Caravan: Will be at the Madison Consolidated High School's Opal E. Sherman Auditorium at 7 p.m. Saturday. The show will feature host Billy Goldsmith, Jacob Williams and headliner Mack Dryden, along with special guest Greg Ison, Madison Junior High School teacher. Advance tickets are available at River Valley Financial Bank on Clifty Drive for $10. Tickets will be $12 at the door. All proceeds go to Madison Bands.
Dead Serious About Life: For more than 24 years 'Mispachah' a non-profit group based out of Masion, Ohio has been performning this musical in high schools, churches and youth conventions and deals with issues like suicide, drug addiction, sex, bullying, cutting, alcohol abuse, self-esteem and teen pregnancy. The play will be held Jan. 25 at 6 p.m. and Jan. 26 at 3 p.m. in the cafeteria of Switzerland Conty High School. Tickets are $8 in advance and can be ordered at (800) 459-7268. Both shows are expected to sell out, but remaining tickets may be available for $9 at the door. For more information call (812) 427-2311.
The Necessities of Life: The Community Arts Series will screen "The Necessities of Life" at 7 p.m. Jan. 29 in Fitzgibbon Recital Hall of the Lynn Center for Fine Arts at Hanover College. The 2008 drama stars Natar Ungalaaq and Eveline Gelinas. The 102-minute film was the winner of 14 international film awards. Admission is $5 or free for those with a Hanover ID.
Pirates of Penzance: Actors Theatre's humorous pirate tale will be shown in the Bingham Theatre, 316 W. Main St., Louisville, Ky., from Jan. 7 through Feb. 4. For more information or to purchase tickets call (502) 584-1205 or visit actorstheatre.org.
Don't Dress for Dinner: Derby Dinner Playhouse in Clarksville's "Don't Dress for Dinner" will take the stage Jan. 7 through Feb. 16. The comedy about an intimate dinner gone awry features the same characters from "Boeing, Boeing." For more information or to purchase tickets call (812) 288-8281 or visit www.derbydinner.com.
And Then They Came for Me - Remembering the World of Anne Frank: The unique theatrical experiences combines video and live performance to bring history to life at the Indiana Repertory Theater from Jan. 17 to Feb. 15. For more information visit www.irtlive.com.
Kurt Vonnegut's Who am I this Time? (& other conundrums of love): Janet Allen directs three fun-loving stories in one night at the Indiana Repertory Theater from Jan. 28 to Feb. 23. The play combines Vonnegut's "Long Walk to Forever," "Who am I This Time?" and "Go Back to Your Precious Wife and Son." For more information visit www.irtlive.com.
Jenny Straub Youngblood: "The Color of Dreams" will be on display in the Twain Room of Village Lights Bookstore through Jan. 21.
Robert Saueressig: Robert H. "Bob" Saueressig will be the featured artist at the Madison Art Club's Art on Main from Jan. 2-31 in the front of the gallery. Gallery hours are from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. The gallery does not have set hours on Wednesdays. For more information visit www.madisonartclub.com or call (812) 265-2923.
Mark Austin Hunt: Hunt's large-scale, dynamic drawings, paintings and album cover designs in the realm of fantasy and the surreal will be on display in the community room of the Carroll County Public Library for January.
Sean M. Starowitz: A Missouri artist's work kicks off the first exhibition of the new year at Hanover College's Greiner Art Gallery. His work often features a variety of social, political and community-engaged themes. His work will be on display through Feb. 14. The Greiner Art Gallery is free and open to the public Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The gallery also opens to the public during recital hall performances in the Lynn Center for Fine Arts at Hanover College.
Hunger Games - Catching Fire (PG13): Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark become targets of the Capitol after their victory in the 74th Hunger Games sparks a rebellion in the Districts of Panem. The film stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth.
Frozen (PG): Fearless optimist Anna teams up with Kristoff in an epic journey, encountering Everest-like conditions, and a hilarious snowman named Olaf in a race to find Anna's sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in an eternal winter. The film features the voices of Kristen Bell, Josh Gad and Idina Menzel.
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Jack Ryan - Shadow Recruit (PG13): Jack Ryan, as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack. The film stars Chris Pine, Kevin Costner and Keira Knightley.
Ride Along (PG13): Fast-talking security guard Ben joins his cop future brother-in-law James on a 24-hour patrol of Atlanta in order to prove himself worthy of marrying Angela, James' sister. The film stars Ice Cube, Kevin Hart and Tika Sumpter.
The Nut Job (PG): Surly, a curmudgeon, independent squirrel is banished from his park and forced to survive in the city. Lucky for him, he stumbles on the one thing that may be able to save his life, and the rest of the park community, as they gear up for winter - Maury's Nut Store. The film features the voices of Will Arnett, Brendan Fraser, Liam Neeson and Katherine Heigl.
Lone Survivor (R): Based on the failed June 28, 2005 mission "Operation Red Wings." Four members of Seal Team 10 were tasked with the mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader Ahmad Shahd. The film stars Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch and Emile Hirsch.
The Legend of Hercules (PG13): The origin story of the mythical Greek hero. Betrayed by his stepfather, the King, and exiled and sold into slavery because of a forbidden love, Hercules must use his formidable powers to fight his way back to his rightful kingdom. The film stars Kellan Lutz, Gaia Weiss and Scott Adkins.
Paranormal Activity - The Marked Ones (R): After being "marked," Jesse begins to be pursued by mysterious forces while his family and friends try to save him. The film stars Andrew Jacobs, Molly Ephraim and Richard Cabral.
Anchorman 2 - The Legend Continues (PG): With the 70s behind him, San Diego's top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm. The film stars Will Ferrell, Christina Applegate, Paul Rudd and Steve Carell.