good bets 3/5/09

Thursday, March 5, 2009
'Hairspray'
The pleasantly plump fashionista Tracy Turnblad starts a new trend when she lands a role on a dance show and teaches the audience a little something about acceptance.
Where: Bedell Performance Hall When: 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday

PERFORMING ARTS

"A Powerful Noise Live"

The documentary that highlights the role women play in bringing lasting solutions to global poverty will be followed by a town-hall discussion with humanitarian experts and activists broadcast live from New York City.

Where: Town Plaza Cinema

When: 6:30 p.m. today

Mike Zito
St. Louis native-turned-Texan brings his Americana and blues dance tunes to Cape Girardeau.
Where: Rude Dog Pub When: 9 p.m. Tuesday

"The Vagina Monologues"

Students and community members celebrate the 11th annual V-Day with "The Vagina Monologues," bringing attention to mental and physical violence against women worldwide.

Where: Rose Theatre

When: 7:30 p.m. today

VISUAL ARTS

First Friday receptions

Art Galleries in town open up to get people out. See page 05 for more details.

Where: Various galleries

When: Various times Friday

LIVE MUSIC

Live acoustic music with Matt Murphy

Get the weekend started early with a solo artist.

Where: Slingers

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

Doug Rees

Jackson regular joined by special guest Chris Moore.

Where: Stooges, Jackson

When: 7 to 10 p.m. today

Ivas John Band

Hot guitar licks for a cold night.

Where: Broussard's

When: 8 p.m. today

Crossed Timbers

Country music.

Where: Stan's Wagon Wheel, Sikeston, Mo.

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

Classic Country Band

Classic country music and a big dance floor.

Where: American Legion hall, Jackson

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

Ninth Life

Five-piece plays straight American rock with no twists, no turns and no disappointments.

Where: Schock's Pub, Scott City

When: 9 p.m. Friday

Phat Cat Fridays with DJ Vince Brown

Brown rocks the house.

Where: Phat Cat

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

Westward Sons

St. Louis-based four piece plays everything from Southern Rock to Irish tunes.

Where: Buckner Brewing Co.

When: 9 p.m. Friday

Maxx Roby

Virgins on the Cape music scene.

Where: Rude Dog Pub

When: 9 p.m. Friday

Justin and Lindsey

Rock duo

Where: Club Moxy

When: 9 p.m. Friday

Live piano music by Jennifer Jolls

Something different from the usual live music fare.

Where: Royal N'Orleans

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

Ozark Opry Band

Good old country.

Where: Ozark Opry, 181 Lillie Kaye Ann Drive, Jackson

When: 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday

Artifakt, Legends Never Die, What We Call Sanity and Corvidae

Alt-metal, metal, rock and more.

Where: Mississippi Mud House

When: 7 p.m. Saturday

Contra Dance featuring music by Quittin' Time

Weekly dance sponsored by Cape Friends of Traditional Music and Dance.

Where: Christ Episcopal Church

When: free beginner's lessons 6:45 to 7 p.m.; dance 7 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday

Shelby Engert and Echoes of the Past

A blast from the past in Jackson.

Where: American Legion hall, Jackson

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

Oh For Audio

Strong vocals and progressive rock beats.

Where: Broussard's

When: 9 p.m. Saturday

County Line

Modern bluegrass with party lyrics.

Where: Rude Dog Pub

When: 9 p.m. Saturday

Dance Party with the Male Man

Shake your booty in Sikeston.

Where: Double Nickel II, Sikeston

When: 8 p.m. Saturday

DJ Lance

You dance, I dance, we all dance for DJ Lance.

Where: Slingers

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

Doug Rees

Country-infused rock and folk from Jackson singer/songwriter.

Where: California Juice Club

When: 8 to 11 p.m. Tuesday

MISC

Open Mic

Test your might before a live audience.

Where: Broadway Books & Roasting Co.

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday

Poetry at the Mud House

Second installment of the Journey Reading Series.

Where: Mississippi Mud House

When: 4 p.m. Friday

Antiques & Collectibles Show

Ladies Auxiliary in Cape Girardeau hosts a spring antique and collectible show to benefit local veterans.

Where: VFW Post 3838

When: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday

KARAOKE

Karaoke with Tiny & Friends

Where: Broussard's

When: 9 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

Where: Thirsty's, across from Thorngate

When: 8 p.m. to midnight Friday

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

Karaoke

Where: Schock's Pub, Scott City

When: 9 p.m. Saturday

Wattz Up Karaoke

Where: Cue & Brew

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

Karaoke

Where: Willa's Getaway, McClure, Ill.

When: 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday

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