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February 27 through March 6, 2014
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Ross Country Jamboree: Will feature Brad Sparks, Ronnie Murphy, Brooke Thornsberry and Brady Meenach 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.
Sophie Reen: The Madison Performing Arts Foundation will present an evening of cello music from Sophie Reen accompanied on the piano by her husband Dr. Stephen Reen Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. at Madison Presbyterian Church, 202 Broadway.
Tamara Dearing and Her Band: Hanover College graduated and singer-songwriter Tamara Dearing will be in concert March 7 as part of the Hanover College Community Arts Series 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.
Gloriana: The American country music trio will perform at 7 p.m. March 8 at Belterra Casino Resort. Tickets are $32.50 and can be purchased through www.ticketmaster.com or at (800) 745-3000. The show is 21 and older.
Friday, February 28
Karaoke: Will be held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Crown Room Lounge.
Karaoke: Will be held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Moose Family Center, 1340 Michigan Road.
Saturday, March 1
Gary Hewitt and the Honky Tonk Band: Will play country and oldies 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.
Audible Point: Will perform at the Electric Lady from 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.
Monday, March 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, March 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 Steel Country. The doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $3.50 per person.
Guns and Hoses: The third annual law enforcement versus firefighters charity boxing event will be held Saturday at Belterra Casino Resort featuring officers and firefighters from Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky, including several individuals from Jefferson County. The event will benefit the regional Children's Advocacy Center and the non-profit Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy charity Angels for Isaac. Tickets for the 7 p.m. event are available through Ticketmaster and at Belterra. For more information visit www.911giveshope.com/southeast.
St. Paddy's at St. Mike's: Celebrate St. Patrick's Day with the Ohio Valley Celtic Society and Historic Madison Inc. from 4 to 8 p.m. March 7 in St. Michael's Grogan Hall, 521 E. Third St.. The event will feature music from the Ragged Arse Tinkers and tours of St. Michaels. Tickets are $15 for adults, $7 for children ages 6 to 16. The meal includes corned beef, cabbage, colcannon, roast vegetables, soda bread and apple cake. Hard cider, beer and soft drinks available separately. Carryout is available. Tickets can be purchased at the Madison Visitors Center, Thomas Family Winery or Historic Madison Inc. For more information call (812) 265-2967.
Copacabana: Derby Dinner Playhouse in Clarksville's "Copacabana" will take the stage Feb. 18 through March 30 as Barry Manilow's Grammy Award-winning song is brought to life onstage. For more information or to purchase tickets call (812) 288-8281 or visit www.derbydinner.com.
The Jungle Book: Derby Dinner Playhouse in Clarksville's Children's Musical Theater will present "The Jungle Book" will take the stage Saturdays from Feb. 22 through March 29. Join Mowgli, a boy raised by wolves in the jungle, as he discovers life lessons with his friends. For more information or to purchase tickets call (812) 288-8281 or visit www.derbydinner.com.
The Good Body: Hanover College's V-Day Committee will present "The Good Body" by Eve Ensler from 7 to 8:30 p.m. March 14 and 15 with a suggested donation of $3. Profits will be donated to Turning Point Women's Shelter, with 10 percent going towards the V-Day organization. Village Lights Bookstore will host a preview t 8 p.m. March 8.
School House Rock Live! Jr.: The Little Grand Theatre Company will present "School House Rock Live! Jr. March 14 at 7 p.m. and March 15 and March 16 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $5 for children and $8 for adults.
Art Opening Reception - Jane Andreasen: Madison native and Earlham College graduate Jane Andreasen will present, "Sacra Systemata," a series of works in mixed-media and pencil, utilizing anatomical illustration and iconographic imagery, at Village Lights Bookstore. The opening reception will be held March 28 from 5 to 9 p.m. The exhibit will run through May 20.
The Hobbit - The Desolation of Smaug (PG13): The dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, continue their quest to reclaim Erebor, their homeland from Smaug. Bilbo Baggins is in possession of a mysterious and magical ring. The Peter Jackson film stars Ian McKellen and Martin Freeman.
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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The Monuments Men (PG13): An unlikely World War II platoon is tasked with rescuing art masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their owners. The film stars George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, John Goodman and Cate Blanchett.
3 Days to Kill (PG13): A dying Secret Service Agent trying to reconnect with his estranged daughter is offered an experimental drug that could save his life in exchange for one last assignment. The film stars Kevin Costner, Hailee Stenfeld and Connie Nielsen.
Endless Love (PG13): The story of a privileged girl and a charismatic boy whose instant desire sparks a love affair made only more reckless by parents trying to keep them apart. The film stars Gabriella Wilde and Alex Pettyfer.
RoboCop (PG13): In 2028 Detroit, when Alex Murphy - a loving husband, father and good cop - is critically injured in the line of duty, the multinational conglomerate OmniCorp sees their chance for a part-man, part-robot police officer. The remake of the 1987 film stars Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman and Michael Keaton.
Winter's Tale (PG13): This is not a true story. This is true love. A burglar falls for an heiress as she dies in his arms. When he learns that he has the gift of reincarnation, he sets out to save her. The film stars Colin Farrell, Jessica Brown Findlay and Russell Crowe.
The LEGO Movie (PG): A story of a nobody who saved everybody. An ordinary LEGO minifigure, mistakenly thought to be the extraordinary MasterBuilder, is recruited to join the quest to stop an evil LEGO tyrant from gluing the universe together. The film features the voices of Will Arnett, Elizabeth Banks and Craig Berry.