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June 12 through June 19, 2014
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Ross Country Jamboree: Will feature Maisy Reliford, Natalie Berry, Billy Nett and Brad Sparks at 7 p.m. June 14. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. To purchase tickets or for more information call (812) 752-8877 or visit www.rosscountryjamboree.com.
Music in the Park: The Madison Main Street Program event will feature the Rumors and opening act Kris and Greg Ziesemer with live music, hot food vendors, an arts and crafts market, face painting and balloons June 13 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Broadway Fountain.
Backyard Concert Series: General Butler State Resort Park and Friends of Butler will present the 2014 Backyard Concert Series June 21 at 7 p.m. on the lawn of the Butler-Turpin State Historic House in Carrollton, Ky. The free concert will feature the Walnut Street Blues Band.
Friday, June 13
Bill Lackner: Will perform from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Elks Lodge, 1251 W. Main St.
Karaoke: Will be held from 9 p.m. to 2 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, June 14
Tom Schneider: Will perform American Songbook standards, Broadway show tunes, bossa nova, Latin, blues and jazz from noon to 2 p.m. at Village Lights Bookstore.
Jimmy Storms: Will perform a wide selection of standards from 2 to 4 p.m. at Village Lights Bookstore.
Karaoke: Will be held from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. at the Crown Room Lounge.
DJ Stingy: Will be at the Electric Lady from 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.
Monday, June 16
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, June 17
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 Tommy Day & Cool Country. The doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $3.50 per person.
Carroll County Fair: Will be held June 6-14 at the Carroll County Fairgrounds. Exhibit hall hours are 6 to 10 p.m. Carnival rides will be open June 9-14.
WIKI 33rd Annual Country Showdown Qualifying: Will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 14 at Anderson's Sales & Service, 2914 Clifty Drive. For more information call (812) 273-3139.
Paddle & Pedal at the Point: Will be held June 14 at Point Park, 101 Main St., Carrollton, Ky. For more information or to pre-register call (502) 732-7035 or email email@example.com.
Rivers Institute Traveling Theater: Will premiere their summer series June 14 at 7 p.m. at the Historic Hoosier Theater in Vevay. For more information call (812) 427-2319.
Keven McQueen Reading and Book Signing: Meet the author Keven McQueen June 21 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Village Lights Bookstore. McQueen is the author, "Murder & Mayhem in Indiana."
Wine, Stein & Barrel: A fundraising event for the Madison Riverfront Redevelopment Project will be held June 21 from 6 to 9 p.m. on the riverfront. Tickets are $40 for general admission and $55 for VIP tickets. For more information or to purchase tickets visit the Madison Visitors Center, 601 W. First St., call (812) 265-2956 or online at www.visitmadison.org.
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.
Cash on Delivery: Derby Dinner Playhouse in Clarksville will open its 40th anniversary season with the fast-paced farce "Cash on Delivery." The show will run May 20 through June 29. For more information or to purchase tickets call (812) 288-8281 or visit www.derbydinner.com.
Princess Penelope's Dragon: Derby Dinner Playhouse in Clarksville's Children's Musical Theater will present "Princess Penelope's Dragon" will take the stage Saturdays from May 24 through June 28. Penelope is the most precocious princess in the land, blaming everything she does wrong on her pink dragon. For more information or to purchase tickets call (812) 288-8281 or visit www.derbydinner.com.
The Art of Healing: Twenty-two pieces by 17 local artists were chosen to bring artwork to the walls of King's Daughters' Hospital from April 6 to June 28. For more information call the Madison Art Club at (812) 265-2923 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Belva Lowry: The Madison Art Club's Art on Main will feature the oil paintings of Madison's Belva Lowry during the month of June. 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.
Plein Air or Not: Well-known Madison painter Larry Rudolech will present works in oil on canvas at Village Lights Bookstore. Half of the pieces were created en plein air and the other half are studio works. The viewer is challenged to distinguish between the two. The exhibit will run through July 22.
The Amazing Spiderman 2 (PG13): His greatest battle begins. Peter Parker runs the gauntlet as the mysterious company Oscorp sends up a slew of supervillains against him, impacting his ordinary life and his extraordinary responsibilities. The film stars Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone and Jamie Foxx.
Family Film Series: The Ohio Theatre will host free showings during their family film series. Movies show at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Mondays and at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays. The scheduled films are: Epic, June 16-17; Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, June 23-24; Despicable Me 2, June 30-July 1; The Croods, July 7-8; The Nut Job, July 14-15; Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters, July 21-22; and The Lego Movie, July 28-29. For more information visit www.ohiotheatremadison.com.
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How To Train Your Dragon 2 (PG): When Hiccup and Toothless discover an ice cave that is home to hundreds of new wild dragons and the mysterious Dragon Rider, the two friends find themselves at the center of a battle to protect the peace. The film features the voices of Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett and Gerard Butler.
22 Jump Street (R): After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college. The films tars Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill.
Edge of Tomorrow (PG13): An officer finds himself caught in a time loop in a war with an alien race. His skills increase as he faces the same brutal combat scenarios, and his union with a Special Forces warrior gets him closer and closer to defeating the enemy. The film stars Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt and Bill Paxton.
The Fault in Our Stars (PG13): Hazel and Gus are two teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them on a journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous given that Hazel's other constant companion is an oxygen tank, Gus jokes about his prosthetic leg, and they met at a cancer support group. The film, which is based on the book by Hoosier resident John Green and set in Indianapolis, stars Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort.
Maleficent (PG): A vindictive fairy is driven to curse an infant princes only to realize the child may be the only one who can restore peace to the land. The film stars Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning and Sharlto Copley.
X-Men - Days of Future Past: The X-Men send Wolverine to the past in a desperate effort to change history and prevent an event that results in doom for both humans and mutants. The film stars Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Halle Berry, Nicholas Hoult, Anna Paquin, Ellen Page, Shawn Ashmore and Peter Dinklage.