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March 27 through April 3, 2014
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Ross Country Jamboree: The Doo Wop All Stars show will start at 7:30 p.m. Friday. To purchase tickets or for more information call (812) 752-8877 or visit www.rosscountryjamboree.com.
Ross Country Jamboree: Will feature Western swing with Roger Conley and Natalie Berry 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.
Queensryche: The American progressive heavy metal band will perform at 7 p.m. March 29 at Belterra Casino Resort. Tickets are $37.50 and can be purchased through www.ticketmaster.com or at (800) 745-3000. The show is 21 and older.
Friday, March 28
Yvonne Davis: Will present lively jazz from 6 to 8 p.m. on the Steinway grand piano at Village Lights Bookstore. Requests encouraged.
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, March 29
John Sheckler: The local folk musician will play original and traditional songs on a hand-crafted mountain dulcimer from 1 to 3 p.m. at Village Lights Bookstore.
Paul Boggs 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 2 a.m. at the Crown Room Lounge.
Peanut Brothers and Jam: Will perform at 10 p.m. at the 1st Street Saloon.
DJ Stingy: Will be at the Electric Lady from 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.
Monday, March 31
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, April 1
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 Steel Country. The doors open at 5 p.m. Music begins at 6 p.m. Admission is $3.50 per person.
Fourth Friday: Will be held March 28 from 5 to 8 p.m. in downtown Madison with free trolley rides and extended hours for businesses. The theme is "Madness in March."
Organ Crawl: Madison's second annual organ crawl will be held March 29 in downtown Madison. Learn how the pipe organ works from 1 to 1:30 p.m. at Madison Presbyterian Church. Listen to the sounds of the pipe organ from 1:45 to 2:15 p.m. at the First Christian Church. Play the pipe organ from 2:30 to 3 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church. The event features organists, Starla Raley, Linda Roaks and Jonathan Stanley. The event is free to the public, but donations are appreciated. For more information call (812) 265-9397.
Bravo! The President Honors the Arts: Hanover College president Sue DeWine will host the annual event April 5 with a 90-minute stage show featuring student performances in theater, music, visual arts and creative writing at 7:30 p.m. in the Lynn Center for Fine Arts. For more information call (812) 866-7110 or visit www.hanover.edu/arts.
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.
Twelve Angry Men: The Jennings County Players will present "Twelve Angry Men" April 4 and 5 at 7:30 p.m., and April 6 at 2 p.m. at the Park Theatre Civic Centre, 25 N. Madison Ave., North Vernon. Tickets are $10 at the door for adults, $3 for students, and $1 for pre-school children. For more information call (812) 346-0330.
Singin' in the Rain: Derby Dinner Playhouse in Clarksville's "Singin' in the Rain" will take the stage April 1 through May 18. Show-stopping dance numbers and unforgettable music take place in the Hollywood of the 1920s. 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.
Jennifer and Jessica Leake: Will display drawings and paintings during the month of March in the community room of the Carroll County Public Library.
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.
Courage and Hope: A new series of paintings by local artist Jenny Straub Youngblood will be on display in Butler University's Clowes Memorial Hall March 11 through May 19. Youngblood is among seven Indiana artists featured in the exhibit. A gallery talk will be held at 6 p.m. April 8.
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 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.
Ride Along (PG13): Fast-talking security guard Ben joins his cop future brother-in-law James on a 24-hour patrol of Atlanta in order to prove himself worthy of marrying Angela, James' sister. The film stars Ice Cube, Kevin Hart and Tika Sumpter.
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Noah (PG13): A man is chosen by God to undertake a momentous mission of rescue before an apocalyptic flood destroys the world. The film stars Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly and Anthony Hopkins.
Divergent (PG13): In a world divided by factions based on virtues, Tris learns she's Divergent and won't fit in anywhere. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous so before it's too late. The film stars Shailene Woodley, Theo James and Kate Winslet.
Muppets Most Wanted (PG): While on a grand world tour, The Muppets find themselves wrapped into a European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his dastardly sidekick. The film stars Ricky Gervais, Ty Burrell and Tina Fey.
Need for Speed (PG13): Fresh from prison, a street racer who was framed by a wealthy business associate joins a cross-country race with revenge in mind. His former partner, learning of the plan, places a massive bounty on his head as the race begins. The film stars Aaron Paul, Dominic Cooper and Scott Mescudi.
Mr. Peabody & Sherman (PG): Follow the time-traveling 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.