Good bets 11/20/08

Thursday, November 20, 2008
"Damnation of Faust"
The Met uses a plethora of special effects to stage this opera live in HD.
Where: Town Plaza Cinema
When: Noon Saturday
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Performing arts

"George Washington Slept Here"

A comedy about the trials and tribulations of one family who decides to renovate a house rumored to have hosted the country's first president for a night.

Where: Central Junior High Auditorium

When: 7:30 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday

Almost Always
Punk rock you know and love.
Where: Last Call l When: 9 p.m. Friday

Live music

Doug Rees

Singer/songwriter joined by special guest Chris Moore.

Where: Stooges, Jackson

When: 7 to 11 p.m. today

Faculty Showcase Series

This classic installment features Robert Conger.

Where: Shuck Recital Hall, River Campus

When: 7:30 p.m. today

Ivas John Band

Mighty good blues.

Where: Water Street Lounge, Port Cape

When: 8 p.m. to midnight today

Lost Possum and the Faceless Stallions

Rock 'n' roll.

Where: Rude Dog Pub

When: 9 p.m. today

Live acoustic music with Matt Murphy

St. Charles, Mo., player comes to Cape.

Where: Slingers

When: 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. today

Michael O'Brien

Former lead vocalist for the contemporary Christian group NewSong.

Where: Chaffee General Baptist Church

When: 7 p.m. Friday

Country Touch Band

Another opportunity to dance the night away to traditional country.

Where: Jackson Elks Lodge, Jackson

When: 7 to 10 p.m. Friday

Classic Country Band

Get your dose of old-time country

Where: American Legion hall, Jackson

When: 7 to 10:30 p.m. Friday

Ivas John Band

Smoking blues guitar licks.

Where: Jimmi's Restaurant & Bar

When: 8 p.m. Friday

The Darrells

Country like Cash.

Where: Broussard's

When: 9 p.m. Friday

Oh for Audio

Strong vocals and progressive rock beats.

Where: Buckner Brewing Co.

When: 9 p.m. Friday

The Intention

Five-piece rock band with backgrounds ranging from jazz, alternative, funk and rock.

Where: Rude Dog Pub

When: 9 p.m. Friday, Saturday

DJ Lance

Make you dance.

Where: Slingers

When: 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday

Live piano music by Jennifer Jolls

Easy keys.

Where: Royal N'Orleans

When: 6:30 to 10 p.m. Friday, Saturday

Bill Booth

You'll hear influences from the likes of Little Richard, Elvis, The Beatles, Eric Clapton, Ian Moore and Kris Kristofferson.

Where: Jimmi's Restaurant and Bar

When: 8 p.m. Saturday

John D. Hale Band

Homegrown country and rock.

Where: Club Moxy

When: 9 p.m. Saturday

The Reminisce Band

Remember the good times.

Where: American Legion hall in Jackson

When: 7 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday

Mike Renick Band

Renick and friends rock the house.

Where: Broussard's

When: 9 p.m. Saturday

Blues Bandits

It's a blues band.

Where: Buckner Brewing Co.

When: 9 p.m. Saturday

Almost Always

These young punks play their rock.

Where: 2 North Bistro

When: 9 p.m. Saturday

Woody Brothers

Soft rock covers with good harmony; very Crosby, Stills and Nash.

Where: Water Street Lounge, Port Cape

When: 8 to 11 p.m. Sunday

Mike Renick Band

Mike Renick midweek? That's pop rock heaven.

Where: Rude Dog Pub

When: 9 p.m. Wednesday

Harry Martin Band

Everything from Elvis to Otis.

Where: The Phat Cat

When: 7 to 11 p.m. Wednesday

Misc

HI-Cot'N Line Dancers

Can't dance? They'll teach you.

Where: American Legion Post 63

When: beginners lessons, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.; dance lessons, 7:30 to 10 p.m. today

Benefit dance

Mike Smith and the Runaways return to benefit the Humane Society of Southeast Missouri.

Where: the Eagles Club

When: 8 to midnight Saturday

13th annual crafts, gifts & collectibles

More than 100 venders to stock you up for Christmas.

Where: Bavarian Hall, Fruitland

When: 5 to 9 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday

Christmas Arts & Crafts Extravaganza

A craft show so big it can't be confined to one place.

Where: Show Me Center and Osage Community Centre

When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday

River Valley Craft Fair

A crafty sale for the holidays.

Where: Arena Building and Plaza Conference Center

When: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday

Sightseeing excursion

Take an afternoon ride.

Where: St. Louis Iron Mountain & Southern Railway, Jackson

When: 1 p.m. Saturday

Ozark Opry Band

A big ole party.

Where: Ozark Opry, 181 Lillie Kaye Ann Drive

When: 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday

Dance Party with the Male Man

Shake your booty.

Where: Double Nickel II, Sikeston, Mo.

When: 8 p.m. Saturday

Top female impersonators

It's a show.

Where: Independence Place

When: 11 p.m. Saturday

Irene's Country Dancers

She keeps the music going.

Where: singles/line, Cape Eagles No. 3775, 321 Spring Ave.

When: 7 to 9 p.m. Beginners class starts at 6 p.m. Wednesday

Karaoke

Karaoke

Where: Show-Me's

When: 8 p.m. today

Karaoke

Where: Club Moxy

When: 9 p.m. today

Karaoke with T.J. Jackson

Where: Cape Girardeau VFW hall

When: 6:30 p.m. Friday

Karaoke contest

Where: Schock's Pub, Scott City

When: 9 p.m. Friday

Karaoke

Where: Pockets

When: 9:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday

Lil Star Karaoke and Sound System

Where: Rustic Lounge, Zalma, Mo.

When: 8 p.m. to midnight Friday

Renegade Karaoke

Where: Daytimer's Lounge

When: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday

Wattz Up Karaoke

Where: Cue & Brew

When: 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Saturday

Karaoke

Where: Show-Me's

When: 8 p.m. Wednesday

Karaoke

Where: Shamrock's Irish Pub

When: 8:30 p.m. Wednesday

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