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Jessica Rose performs at Who's on Third in La Crosse as part of the radio promotion tour for her new single, "Look for Me."


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Johnny Depp plays a gangster in the new version of "Murder on the Orient Express."


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THIS WEEKEND IN ENTERTAINMENT
THIS WEEKEND IN ENTERTAINMENT

Comedy

Comedy Night, 8:30 p.m Friday, Moxie’s Pub, 1835 Rose St., $10, 608-781-7070.

Friday Night Comedy, 9 to 11 p.m. Friday, Piggy’s Restaurant and Blues Lounge, 501 S. Front St., $8, 608-784-4877.

Dance

Orange Blossom Special, 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Concordia Ballroom, 1129 La Crosse St., $10, 608-782-7049.

Music

Under Paris Skies, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Peoples Food Cooperative, 315 Fifth Ave S., 608-784-5798.

Ricky Weeth, 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, The Verse Lounge & Grill, 717 Rose St., 608-782-1650.

YUP!, 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, The Dugout 47, 1305 Bainbridge St., 608-784-3390.

Deep Track, 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Pearl Street Brewery, 1401 Saint Andrew St., 608-784-4832.

The Tequila Brothers, 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Boot Hill Pub, 1101 Saint Andrews St., 608-782-3826.

Matt Mahlum, 7 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Waterfront Restaurant and Tavern, 328 S. Front St., 608-782-5400.

Stanton West and Teague Alexy, 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Charmant Hotel, 101 State St., 608-519-8825.

Ben Chitek, 7 p.m. Friday, Trempealeau Hotel, 11332 Main St., Trempealeau, donations, 608-534-6898.

Druzhba String Trio, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Old Main Community Arts Center, 20869 College Ave. S., Galesville, $5 to $10, 608-582-3618.

Chicago Farmer, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Bluffview House Concerts, N7916 Bluffview Court, Holmen, $15 suggested donation, 608-526-9051.

Karaoke, 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Friday, Onalaska American Legion, 731 Sand Lake Road, 608-783-3300.

Album Encounter: “Colors” by Beck, with multimedia light and laser show, 8 to 9 p.m. Friday, UW-L Planetarium, 20 Cowley Hall (basement), $5, 608-785-8669.

Don D. Harvey and Sam, 8 to 11 p.m. Friday, Schmidty’s Bar and Grill, 3119 State Road, 608-788-5110.

Barbaro and Anima, 8 to 11 p.m. Friday, Leo & Leona’s Tavern and Dancehall, W1436 Hwy. 33, Bangor, 608-452-3637.

The Mayfield Experience, 8 to 11 p.m. Friday, 4 Sisters Fourth Street Wine Bar, 133 S. Fourth St., 608-519-5940.

Lil Twist with Lil Donald and JMAYZ, 8 to 11 p.m. Friday, Cavalier Theater, 114 Fifth Ave. N.

Classic Rockers, 8 p.m. Friday, Robins Nest, 328 Goddard St., 608-784-4847.

Jonny O Band, 8 p.m. to midnight Friday, Our Corner Bar, 2104 George St., 608-783-9847.

Jonny O Band, 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Friday, Our Corner Bar, 2104 George St., 608-783-9847.

Jacked Up, 9 p.m. Friday, The Brickhouse, 228 Fifth Ave. S., 608-790-5739.

Nick Anderson and the Skinny Lovers with Stronger Sex, 9 p.m. Friday, The Root Note, 115 S. Fourth St., 608-782-7668.

Heatbox with Paulie Matushek, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday, Popcorn Tavern, 308 S. Fourth St., 608-782-9069.

Da Capo Band Veterans Day concert, 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, American Legion Post 284, 419 First Ave. W., Holmen.

La Crosse Youth Symphony fall concert, 2 p.m. Saturday, Logan Middle School, 1450 Avon St., $8, $4 for seniors and students, 608-788-0159.

Open jam hosted by Doc Williams (bring your own equipment), 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, The Verse Lounge & Grill, 717 Rose St., 608-782-1650.

Last Call with Midnight Sunshine, 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, The Brickhouse, 228 Fifth Ave. S., 608-790-5739.

Under Paris Skies, 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, The Wine Guyz, 122 King St., 608-782-9463.

Tom Irwin, 7 p.m. Saturday, Trempealeau Hotel, 11332 Main St., Trempealeau, donations, 608-534-6898.

10th annual Raise the Roof concert, 7 to 11:55 p.m. Saturday, Pearl Street Brewery, 1401 Saint Andrew St., $15 to $35, 608-785-2373.

WELS National Lutheran Choral Festival pops concert, 7 p.m. Saturday, La Crosse Center, 300 Harborview Plaza, 608-789-7400.

The Caminos, 7 p.m. Saturday, JT’s Longshots, 153 S. Leonard St., West Salem, 608-612-0517.

Embral, United Hallucinations and Zobin, 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Cavalier Theater (in the lounge), 114 Fifth Ave. N..

JCat and Skeeter, 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, CreekSide Grill & Pub, W5450 Keil Coulee Road , 608-519-5940.

Missy Raines & The New Hip, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Leo and Leona’s Tavern and Dancehall, W1436 Hwy. 33, Bangor, $20, 608-452-3637.

Dan Van Ravenhorst and Ricky Weeth, 8:30 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, 4 Sisters Fourth Street Wine Bar, 133 S. Fourth St., 608-519-5940.

Vertigo, 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Dewey’s Side Street Saloon, 621 Saint Paul St., 608-782-9416.

Everett Smithson Band, 8 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, Piggy’s Restaurant & Blues Lounge, 501 S. Front St., 608-784-4877.

Radio Waves, 8 p.m. Saturday, Robins Nest, 328 Goddard St., 608-784-4847.

Medicine Brothers, 8:30 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Westby Rod & Gun Club, 215 S. Main St., Westby, 608-634-4314.

Dude Fresh, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, Smokey’s Bar and Grill, 112 Mill St., Holmen, 608-526-4984.

Smoking Gun Showdown, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, The Vault, 101 W. Rock St., Rockland, 608-486-1113.

Karaoke, 9 p.m. Saturday, Features Sports Bar & Grill, 504 N. Holmen Drive, Holmen, 526-3848.

The Worst with Dead Country Gentlemen, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday, Popcorn Tavern, 308 S. Fourth St., 608-782-9069.

Simple Roots music series, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, The Root Note, 115 S. Fourth St., 608-782-7668.

WELS National Lutheran Choral Festival sacred concert, 2 p.m. Sunday, La Crosse Center, 300 Harborview Plaza, 608-789-7400.

Saint Mary’s University student concert, 3 p.m. Sunday, Old Main Community Arts Center, 20869 College Ave. S., Galesville, $5 to $10, 608-582-3618.

Otherwise with The Homeland Conspiracy and more, 6 p.m. Sunday, The Brickhouse, 228 Fifth Ave. S., 608-790-5739.

The Lords of Liechtenstein with the Yellow-Bellied Sapsuckers, 7 to 11 p.m. Sunday, Driftless Books and Music, 518 Walnut St., Viroqua, 608-638-2665.

Isaac Dummer, 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Sunday, Popcorn Tavern, 308 S. Fourth St., 608-782-9069.

Theater

Viterbo University production of “How the Other Half Loves,” 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Weber Center for the Performing Arts, 428 S. Front St., $20, 608-796-3100.

“Godspell,” 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Aquinas High School, 315 S. 11th St., $10, $5 for students, 608-784-0287.

La Crosse Community Theatre production of “Miss Electricity, 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, Weber Center for the Performing Arts, Veterans Studio Theatre, 428 S. Front St., $9, 608-784-9292.

Improv class, with The Webernauts, 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Weber Center for the Performing Arts, 428 S. Front St., 608-784-9292.

“Night of the Living Dead,” 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, G-E-T High School, 17511 N. Main St., Galesville, 608-582-2291.

Stage on Screen showing of “Twelfth Night,” 6 p.m. Sunday, Weber Center for the Performing Arts, 428 S. Front St., $15, $8 for students, 608-784-9292.


Calendar
AT THE MOVIES
AT THE MOVIES

“American Made” (R): Tom Cruise stars as an unlikely pilot flying secret undercover missions for the CIA. Four stars. (Rivoli)

“A Bad Mom’s Christmas” (R): Three under-appreciated and over-burdened women (Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn) rebel against the challenges and expectations of the Super Bowl for moms: Christmas. One star. (Marcus)

“Daddy’s Home 2” (PG-13): Dusty (Mark Wahlberg) and Brad (Will Ferrell) plans to give their kids the perfect Christmas are tested when Dusty’s macho dad (Mel Gibson) and Brad’s touchy-feely dad (John Lithgow) throw the holiday into chaos. Two stars. (Marcus)

“Happy Death Day” (PG-13): A college student (Jessica Rothe) relives the day of her murder with both its unexceptional details and terrifying end until she discovers her killer’s identity. Two stars. (Marcus)

“The Hitman’s Bodyguard” (R): The world’s top protection agent (Ryan Reynolds) is called upon to guard the life of his mortal enemy, one of the world’s most notorious hitmen (Samuel L. Jackson). Two stars. (Rivoli)

“Jigsaw” (R): The “Saw” series returns with a ninth installment as police investigate a series of murders that bear all the marks of the Jigsaw Killer. Not yet reviewed. (Marcus)

“Marshall” (PG-13): Chadwick Boseman portrays a young Thurgood Marshall — before becoming a Supreme Court justice — as he takes on a high-profile case that served as a template for Marshall’s creation of the NAACP legal defense fund. Three stars. (Rivoli)

“Murder on the Orient Express” (PG): Kenneth Branagh directs and leads an all-star cast including Penélope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Judi Dench, Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer, Daisy Ridley and Josh Gad in this new big-screen version of Agatha Christie’s whodunit. Two stars. (Marcus)

“Thank You for Your Service” (PG): Soldiers returning from Iraq struggle to integrate back into family and civilian life, living with memories of a war that threatens to destroy them long after they’ve left the battlefield. Two stars. (Marcus)

“Thor: Ragnarok” (PG)-13: Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok — the destruction of his homeworld. Three stars. (Marcus)

“Victoria and Abdul” (PG-13): In the waning days of her reign, Britain’s Queen Victoria (Judi Dench) forms an unlikely friendship with a young clerk from India. Three stars. (Rivoli)

SPECIAL SCREENINGS: “Leap,” 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Rivoli; “My Little Pony: The Movie,” 12:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Rivoli; “Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You!,” 12:55 p.m. Saturday, Marcus; Packers vs. Bears, noon Sunday, Rivoli; “Genesis: Paradise Lost,” 7 p.m. Monday, Marcus; “Casablanca,” 7 p.m. Wednesday, Marcus; “Lazer Team 2,” 7 p.m. Wednesday, Marcus; “Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn: The Broadway Musical,” 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Marcus


Entertainment
UW-La Crosse Wind Ensemble to offer premiere at Nov. 19 concert

Wind Ensemble

The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Wind Ensemble will premier a piece during its annual fall concert, which starts at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19. The concert will be held at the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center, 929 Jackson St.

The wind ensemble, conducted by Associate Professor Tom Seddon, will feature the premiere performance of “Lights and Smoke” by Rachel Elizabeth Matthews.

The ensemble will also perform variations on “America” by Charles Ives; “This Cruel Moon” by John Mackey; “Sketches on a Tudor Psalm” by Fisher Tull; “Beyond the Walls and the Water” by Stuart Folse; and Ralph Vaughan Williams’ “Linden Lea.”

Orchestra

The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Orchestra will perform its annual fall concert starting at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, at Christ Episcopal Church, 111 N. Ninth St.

The orchestra, conducted by Associate Professor Tom Seddon, will feature “The Mikado: Overture” by Arthur Sullivan. The orchestra also will perform “Una furtive logrima” from L’Elisir d’amore by Gaetano Donizetti; “La donna e mobile” from Verdi’s “Rigoletto”; Vivaldi’s Concerto in C Major for Two Trumpets and Strings and Mozart’s Symphony No. 12.

Both the wind ensemble and orchestra concerts are free and open to all.