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September 19 through 26, 2013
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Ross Country Jamboree: Will host a Doo-Wop All Stars Show at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 20. To purchase tickets or for more information call (812) 752-8877 or visit www.rosscountryjamboree.com.
Ross Country Jamboree: Will feature Mike Fryman, Al Hilbert and Ronnie Murphy at 7 p.m. on Sept. 21. The 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, September 20
Karaoke: Will be held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Moose Family Center, 1340 Michigan Road.
Saturday, September 21Tom Roznowski: The Bloomington-based artist will celebrate the American Standards from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Thomas Family Winery.
Canyon River Band: Will play from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Moose Family Center, 1340 Michigan Road.
Monday, September 23
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, September 24
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, September 25
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 Tommy Day and Cool Country . The doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $3.50 per person. Those who bring in a bag of chips or pretzels will receive 50 cents of admission.
Senior Dance: Will not be held Saturday at the Lide White Memorial Boys and Girls Club/Family and Community Center. The dance will resume Sept. 28 with the music of the SideKicks. For more information call (812) 274-0338.
Historic Eleutherian College Fall Celebration: Will be held from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 21 with tours, lectures, demonstrations, exhibits, food and music. For more information call (812) 866-7291.
Fallen Friends Memorial Fly In: Try your hand at flying a radio control model aircraft Sept. 21 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bring a chair and see some flying at the Broken Wings Radio Control Flying Field at the Jefferson Proving Grounds. There will be refreshments. Donations will be accepted for the Wounded Warrior Project. For more information visit www.brokenwingsrcclub.weebly.com or call (812) 701-0499.
Hispanic Cultural Festival: Will be held Sept. 21 from 4:30 to 9 p.m. at the Broadway Fountain with mariachis, pinatas, music, dancing, food, puppets, social services information and job opportunities. In case of rain the event will be moved to the Brown Gym.
Black and White with a Touch of Steampunk: The seventh annual black and white party will be held Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. at the Lanier Mansion. Guests are asked to dress in black and white. Admission is $25 in advance or $30 at the door. The event will include music from the Slick River Rockets, one drink, a cash bar and hors d'eouvres. A prize will be awarded or most creative outfits. For more information call (812) 273-0556.
Great River Paint Out: Will be held Sept. 21-22 at The Point on the Hanover College campus. Experience the beautiful vistas and serene surroundings at the fifth annual event hosted by the Rivers Institute. All ages, levels of experience and media are welcome. For more information visit http://rivers.hanover.edu.
Dewayne Perry Benefit: Will be held Sept. 22 from noon to 6 p.m. with food, music and an auction at the Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion. The benefit is to help defray medical costs related to stage 4 lung cancer. Perry is the son of Clark and Linda Perry of Milton, Ky. Admission is $5 per person.
"Don't Look Back": Hanover College will screen the documentary "Don't Look Back" at 7 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Hanover College Withrow Student Activities Center. The film was made during Bob Dylan's 1965 U.K. tour. The presentation is part of a series of events highlighting the life and music of the American icon. The event is free and open to the public.
Dylan Takes the Night: Will feature selections from Bob Dylan's entire official catalogue starting at 7 p.m. Sept. 25 in the Hanover College Withrow Student Activities Center. The presentation is part of a series of events highlighting the life and music of the American icon. The event is free and open to the public.
Bob Dylan & The Poetry of the Blues: Michael Gray, an expert on Bob Dylan, will speak at 7 p.m. Sept. 26 in Hanover College's Duggan Library. The presentation is part of a series of events highlighting the life and music of the American icon. The event is free and open to the public.
Southern Crossroads: Derby Dinner Playhouse will present the new musical "Southern Crossroads" from Aug. 20 to Sept. 29. The production is set in the midst of the Great Depression and features a variety of music from bluegrass, to ragtime and gospel. For more information or ticket prices call (812) 288-8281 or visit www.derbydinner.com.
Zombies from the Beyond - A Musical: The Madison Community Players will present "Zombies from the Beyond - A Musical" by James Jaleq at 7 p.m. Sept. 20 and Sept. 21 and at 2:30 p.m. Sept. 22 at 125-127 E. Main St. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for students. For more information call (812) 493-3357.
Jill Mahoney: The artwork of Jill Mahoney will be on display throughout September at the Carroll County Public Library. Her work is a combination of drawing and painting with unique display methods.
15th Annual Regional Fall Art Show: The Madison Art Club, 309 W. Main St., will host the art show from Sept. 14-Oct. 1. For more information or to participate in the show visit www.madisonartclub.com or call (812) 265-2923.
Up and Out: The artwork of Madison native Emi Knight will be on display in the Twain Room at Village Lights Bookstore through Sept. 24.
Hal Davis: The artwork of Hal Davis will be on display during the month of September at the Thomas Family Winery.
The Awful Truth: Celebrate Madison's Irene Dunne with a screening of the 1937 screwball comedy, "The Awful Truth," at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Admission is $5.
The Smurfs 2 (PG): The Smurfs teem up with their human friends to rescue Smurfette, who has been kidnapped by Gargamel since she knows a secret spell that can turn the evil sorcerer's newest creation - creatures called the Naughties - into real Smurfs. The films stars Neal Patrick Harris and Jayma Mays.
The Wolverine (PG13): Summoned to Japan by an old acquaintance, Wolverine becomes embroiled in a conflict that forces him to confront his own demons. The film stars Hugh Jackman.
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Prisoners (R): When Keller Dover's daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. How far will this desperate father go to protect his family? The film stars Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis.
The Family (R): The Manzoni family, a notorious mafia clan, is relocated to Normandy, France under the witness protection program, where fitting in soon becomes challenging as their old habits die hard. The film stars Robert DeNiro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dianna Agron and John D'Leo.
Insidious - Chapter 2 (PG13): The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world. The film stars Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne and Barbara Hershey.
Riddick (R): Left for dead on a sun-scorched planet, Riddick finds himself up against an alien race of predators. Activating an emergency beacon alerts two ships: one carrying a new breed of mercenary, the other captained by a man from Riddick's past. The film stars Vin Diesel, Karl Urban and Katee Sackhoff.
Percy Jackson - Sea of Monsters (PG): In order to restore their dying safe haven, the son of Poseidon and his friends embark on a quest to the Sea of Monsters to find the mythical Golden Fleece while trying to stop an ancient evil from rising.
We're the Millers (R): A veteran pot dealer creates a fake family as part of his plan to move a huge shipment of weed into the United States from Mexico. The film stars Jennifer Aniston and Jason Sudeikis.