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March 6 through March 13, 2014
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Tamara Dearing and Her Band: Hanover College graduated and singer-songwriter Tamara Dearing will be in concert Friday 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. Saturday 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.
Ross Country Jamboree: Will feature Billy Nett, Amber Martin and Rodger Riggs 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.
Skip Clevenger: The Madison Performing Arts Foundation will present a tribute to St. Patrick's Day with Skip Clevenger and his band's Irish and Celtic music March 14 at 7 p.m. at Madison Presbyterian Church, 202 Broadway.
Friday, March 7
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 8
Whiskey Tango Band: Will play country, oldies and rock and roll 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.
Monday, March 10
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 11
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 Charlie Humphrey. The doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $3.50 per person.
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.
Mark Nichols: The 1974 Hanover College graduate and author of "From Azaleas to Zydeco: My 4,600-Mile Journey through the South," will sign and read from his book March 13 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Village Lights Bookstore. His presentation will also include music from points along his travels.
Author Fair: That Book Place will host an author fair from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 15. The event will include more than 40 authors including, James William Peercy, C.S. Marks, Tony Acree, Brick Marlin and Mysti Parker.
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.
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-March 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.
Bill Borden: The Madison Art Club's Art on Main will feature the work of William "Bill" Borden's watercolors during the month of March. The exhibit of original artwork will be on display through March 31. 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.
Youth Art Month Reception: Trimble County Public Library will host a special reception at 11 a.m. as the culmination of its National Youth Art Month festivities. Rebekka Seigel will exhibit some of her quilts along with the art children created in her classes. Art created at the Senior Social and Teen Art Night will also be on display. The display will be open March 22 until 1 p.m.
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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300 - Rise of an Empire (R): Greek general Themistokles leads the charge against invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes and Artemisia, vengeful commander of the Persian navy. The film stars Sullivan Stapleton, Eva Green and Lena Headey.
Mr. Peabody & Sherman (PG): Follow the time-travelling adventures of an advanced canine and his adopted son, as they endeavor to fix a time rift they created. The film features the voices of Ty Burrell, Max Charles and Stephen Colbert.
Son of God (PG13): The life story of Jesus is told from his birth through his teachings, crucifixion and resurrection. The film stars Diogo Morgado, Amber Rose Revah and Sebastian Knapp.
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.
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.