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October 31, 2013 through November 7, 2013
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Ross Country Jamboree: Will feature Mike Boughey, Rodger Riggs and Allen Drury at 7 p.m. on Nov. 2. 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.
O Madison Where Art Thou?: River Run Theatre Company and the Cultural Continuum will present a musical event at 7 p.m. Nov. 2 and at 2 p.m. Nov. 3 at Red Bicycle Hall, 125 E. Main St. The event features live music from " O Brother, Where Art Thou?" Seating is limited. For more information visit the Cultural Continuum on Facebook.
Conch Republic Band on the Half Shell: General Butler State Resort Park Dinner Theatre presents "Conch Republic Band on the Half Shell" Nov. 9 at 6:30 p.m. with a Hawaiian luau party. Tickets are $40 and are available at the lodge. For more information call (866) 462-8853 or visit www.parks.ky.gov.
Friday, November 1
Karaoke: Will be held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Moose Family Center, 1340 Michigan Road.
Saturday, November 2
High Octane: Will play Bluegrass from 8 to 11 p.m. at the 19th Hole Bar and Grill in Springs Hills Golf Course Clubhouse, 4766 W. Butler Falls Drive, Hanover. For more information call (812) 866-4727.
Audible Point: Will perform at the Electric Lady from 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. along with a costume Halloween party.
Monday, November 4
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, November 5
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, November 6
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 Charlie Humphrey. The doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $3.50 per person.
Pumpkins, Gourds and Squash - Vevay First Friday: The Switzerland County Visitors Center will feature pumpkin bowling for adults and youth from 6 to 9 p.m. on Liberty St. during Vevay's First Friday. A friendly headless horseman will also roam the streets, making stops for pictures on Liberty St. For more information visit www.switzcotourism.com or call (812) 427-3237.
Death Trap: Derby Dinner Playhouse will host "Death Trap" from Oct. 1 to Nov. 10. The play, which is the longest running comedy-thriller on Broadway, follows Sidney, a successful writer of Broadway plays who has hit a dry spell in his career. At the breaking point, Sidney is prepared to go to any lengths - even murder. For more information or ticket prices call (812) 288-8281 or visit www.derbydinner.com.
Miss Nelson Has A Field Day: Derby Dinner Playhouse will present "Miss Nelson Has A Field Day" Saturdays from Oct. 5 through Nov. 9. Coach Viola Swamp is hired to whip the Smedley Tornadoes, who have never won a football game or even scored a single point, into shape. The production opens the 2013-2014 Children's Musical Theatre Series. The show was adapted from the children's book by Harry Allard. For more information or ticket prices call (812) 288-8281 or visit www.derbydinner.com.
A Collection of Short Plays: The Little Grand Theatre Company will present a collection of three plays, "Carla and the Greedy Merchant," by Robert Scotellaro; "The Fairy Godmother's Assistant," by Bruce Lansky; and "Dorothy Meets Alice or the Wizard of Oz," by Joseph Robinette. Local youth in grades three through eleven will perform at 7 p.m. Nov. 8 and at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 9 and Nov. 10 at The Ohio Theatre. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children. For more information visit www.lgtc.org.
Annual Quilt Show: Quilts from more than 30 individuals will be on display throughout October at the Carroll County Public Library.
Apple Tree Studio: Drawings and paintings from the artists of Apple Tree Studio in Bedford, Ky. will be on display during November at the Carroll County Public Library. Artwork from Corie Edens Carroll County High School art classes will also be on display in the alcove.
Floyd County Crit Club: Will have items on display in the front of the Madison Art Club's Art on Main, 309 W. Main St. The exhibit will run through the end of October. Gallery hours are from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. They are closed Wednesdays. For more information visit www.madisonartclub.com or call (812) 265-2923.
Bob Saueressig and Linda Wood: Are the featured artists for October at the Madison Art Club's Art on Main, 309 W. Main St. The exhibit will run through the end of October. Gallery hours are from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. They are closed Wednesdays. For more information visit www.madisonartclub.com or call (812) 265-2923.
Square Deal Art Show: The second annual Square Deal Art Show will be on display from Nov. 1 to Dec. 31 at the Madison Art Club's Art on Main, 309 W. Main St. An opening reception will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 15, during the Christmas in Madison Open House. The exhibit features the unframed 12"x12" canvases from more than 50 artists. Gallery hours are from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m. The gallery is closed Wednesdays. For more information visit www.madisonartclub.com or call (812) 265-2923.
Here and There: Summer of 2013: The art of Bob Saueressig, with new paintings of Indiana and New Mexico, will be on display in the Twain Room of Village Lights Bookstore through Nov. 19.
RED 2 (PG13): Retired black-ops CIA agent Frank Moses reunites his unlikely team of elite operatives for a global quest to track down a missing portable nuclear device. The film stars Bruce Willis, John Malkovich, Mary-Louise Parker, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Byung Hun Lee, Anthony Hopkins and Helen Mirren.
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 (PG): Flint Lockwood now works at The Live Corp Company for his idol Chester V. But he's forced to leave his post when he learns that his most infamous machine is still operational and is churning out menacing food-animal hybrids. The film features the voices of Bill Hader and Anna Faris.
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Ender's Game (PG13): The International Military seek out a leader who can save the human race from an alien attack. Ender Wiggin, a brilliant young mind, is recruited and trained to lead his fellow soldiers into a battle that will determine the future of Earth. The film stars Harrison Ford and Asa Butterfield.
Free Birds (PG): Two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks must put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to change the course of history - and get turkey off the holiday menu for good. The film features the voices of Woody Harrelson, Owen Wilson and Amy Poehler.
Last Vegas (PG13): Three sixty-something friends take a break from their day-to-day lives to throw a bachelor party in Las Vegas for their last remaining single pal. The film stars Robert DeNiro, Michael Douglas, Morgan Freeman and Kevin Kline.
The Counselor (R): A lawyer finds himself in over his head when he gets involved in drug trafficking. The film stars Michael Fassbender, Penelope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Javier Bardem and Brad Pitt.
Jackass Presents - Bad Grandpa (R): 86-year-old Irving Zisman is on a journey across America with the most unlikely companion: his 8-year-old grandson, Billy. The film stars Johnny Knoxville, Jackson Nicoll and Spike Jonze.
Gravity (PG13): A medical engineer and astronaut work together to survive after an accident leaves them adrift in space. The film stars Sandra Bullock and George Clooney.