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Posted: Friday, Jan. 30, 2009

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Opera

‘The Barber

of Seville'

8 p.m. Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. $16-$125. 704-372-1000; www.operacarolina.org.

Final chance to see Opera Carolina's presentation of the popular Gioacchino Rossini comedy about a barber named Figaro who enables romance to blossom.

Concert

Tosco Music Party

7 p.m. Halton Theater, Central Piedmont Community College, 1206 Elizabeth Ave. $8-$15. 704-563-6961; www.toscomusicparty.com.

More than 20 eclectic acts – including cellist Alan Black, funk band Soul Survivor and bluegrass group the Snyder Family – perform.

Exhibit

‘Charlotte Neighborhoods'

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Charlotte Museum of History, 3500 Shamrock Drive. $3-$6. 704-568-1774;

www.charlottemuseumofhistory.org.

The ongoing project shifts its focus to NoDa, tracing the area from the pre-Civil War era to its current incarnation as a hip arts area.

Theater

‘So Help Me, God'

8 p.m. Booth Playhouse, 130 N. Tryon St. $40-$50. 704-372-1000; www.carolinatix.org.

Proceeds from this play, which “explores the attack of secular humanism on Christian precepts,” fund Charlotte Christian students' upcoming trip to perform in Scotland's Fringe Festival.

Sports

Charlotte 49ers basketball doubleheader

4:30 and 7 p.m. Halton Arena, UNC Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd. $15-$25. 704-687-4949; www.charlotte49ers.com.

The women's team plays Fordham, then the men's squad hosts local rival Winthrop in their final nonconference clash of the season.

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