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November 7, 2013 through November 14, 2013
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Ross Country Jamboree: Will host The Marlinaires at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Admission is $12. To purchase tickets or for more information call (812) 752-8877 or visit www.rosscountryjamboree.com.
Ross Country Jamboree: Will feature Roger Conley and Natalie Berry at 7 p.m. Nov. 9. 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.
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.
Arial String Quartet: Will perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Hanover College Lynn Center for Fine Arts as part of the Community Arts Series. For more information visit www.hanover.edu/arts.
Starla Hibler Raley: The sixth Village Lights Bookstore Salon Concert will feature classical pianist Starla Hibler Raley at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16. Raley will perform an evening of repertory by Johann Sebastian Bach, Franz Liszt, George Gerswhin, Frederic Chopin and Alberto Ginastera. Seating is limited. Admission is a suggested donation of $15. For more information call (812) 265-1800.
Friday, November 8
Lost at Sea: Johnandrew Bellner and Matt Hill will perform from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Thomas Family Winery.
Nappy Roots: Will perform at the Electric Lady with other live bands from 8 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Tickets are available online or at the Electric Lady.
Karaoke: Will be held from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Moose Family Center, 1340 Michigan Road.
Saturday, November 9
Elbow Room: Will perform 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.
DJ: Will play at the Electric Lady from 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.
Monday, November 11
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 12
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 13
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.
Steve David Retirement Party: Miss Madison Inc. will give hydroplane fans a chance to wish a happy retirement to driver Steve David Nov. 8 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Boneyard Grill. The event is open to anyone who wants to congratulate David on his retirement after 13 years as the driver of the Oh Boy! Oberto sponsored Miss Madison. Admission is free. For more information visit www.missmadisonhydro.com.
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.
David Ferrell: Clean comedian David Ferrell will perform all-ages comedy at 6 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Madison Assembly of God, 1636 Clifty Drive. Admission is free. For more information call (812) 273-3129.
LuAnn McLane: Kentucky romance author LuAnn McLane will discuss her books and writing history, including her work as a ghostwriter for Wynonna Judd's novel, "Restless Heart" at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Trimble County Public Library. Advanced registration is requested. To register or for more information call (502) 255-7362.
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.
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying: The Madison Consolidated High School Theatre Department will present "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," Nov. 15 and Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 17 at 2:30 p.m. in the Opal E. Sherman Auditorium. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students and $5 for balcony seats.
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.
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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Thor - The Dark World (PG13): Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal journey yet, one that will reunite him with Jane Foster and force him to sacrifice everything. The film stars Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman and Tom Hiddleston.
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.
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.