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January 30 through February 6, 2014
Thursday, January 30, 2014 10:00 AM
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Ross Country Jamboree: Will feature Daniel Hobbs, Roger Conley and Danny Berry 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.
Timothy Noble and His Studio: Baritone Timothy Noble will be in concert as part of the Hanover College Community Arts Series Feb. 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Lynn Center for Fine Arts. Tickets are $15 in advance, $18 at the door. Tickets are available for $15 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 31
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, February 1
Paul BoggsBand: 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.
D.J. Stingy: Will be at the Electric Lady from 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.
Monday, February 3
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, February 4
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 Repeat Offenders. The doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $3.50 per person.
Dead Serious About Life: For more than 24 years 'Mispachah' a non-profit group based out of Ohio, has been performing this musical in high schools, churches and youth conventions. It deals with issues like suicide, drug addiction, sex, bullying, cutting, alcohol abuse, self-esteem and teen pregnancy. The play was postponed to Feb. 22 at 2 p.m. and Feb. 23 at 3 p.m. It will be held in the cafeteria of Switzerland County 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.
Behind the Scenes Tour: Take a behind the scenes tour of the Lanier Mansion on the second Saturday of the month at 4 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors over 60 and $5 for children. The tours, which are limited to 15 people, include the basement, cupola, East wing and information not included on the standard tour. Reservations are required. For more information call (812) 273-0556.
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.
Harvest: Will be performed Feb. 13-16 at 7:30 p.m. in Hanover College's Parker Auditorium. The sci-fi drama unfolds in a near-future world where the rich buy the rights to the bodies of the poor. The performance has mature themes and actions. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and $5 for students high school and younger. For more information visit www.hanover.edu/arts.
Murdered to Death: Madison Community Players will stage Peter Gordon's "Murdered to Death" as dinner theater at the Livery Stable. Performances will be at 6 p.m. Feb. 14 and Feb. 15 and at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 16. Tickets are $30. For more information or reservations call (812) 493-3357.
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 exhibition 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.
Black History Month Exhibit: The Madison Art Club's Art on Main will host a special exhibit of original artwork in celebration of Black History Month. The exhibit will be on display during February. A reception will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Feb. 23. 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.
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.
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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That Awkward Moment (R): Three best friends find themselves where we've all been -at that confusing moment in every dating relationship when you have to decide, "So...where is this going?" The film stars Zac Efron, Michael B. Jordan and Miles Teller.
American Hustle (R): A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive British partner, Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso. Everyone hustles to survive as DiMaso pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia. The film stars Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner and Jennifer Lawrence.
The Wolf of Wall Street (R): Based on the true story of Jordan Belfort from his rise to a wealthy stockbroker living the high life, to his fall involving crime, corruption and the federal government. The films tars Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill and Margot Robbie.
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.