Through Sept. 29: Carolina Actors Studio Theatre, 2424 N. Davidson St. $18-$28. 704-455-8542; www.nccast.com.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Through Sept. 23: Theatre Charlotte, 501 Queens Road. 704-376-3777; www.theatrecharlotte.org.
Kiss My Black Angst
Through Sept. 22: JCSU ArtsFactory, 1545 W. Trade St. 704-372-1000; www.blumenthalarts.org.
The Smell of the Kill
Sept. 20-Oct. 6: The Warehouse Performing Arts Center, 9216-A Westmoreland Road, Cornelius. 704-619-0429; www.warehousepac.com.
9 to 5: The Musical
Sept. 20-Oct. 7: Old Courthouse Theatre, 49 Spring St., Concord. 704-788-2405; www.oldcourthousetheatre.org.
God of Carnage
Sept. 26-Oct. 13: Actors Theatre of Charlotte, 650 E. Stonewall St. 704-342-2251; www.actorstheatrecharlotte.org.
Charlotte Symphony Classics
Sept. 21-22: All Beethoven. Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St.704-372-1000; www.charlottesymphony.org.
Charlotte Civic Orchestra
Sept. 23: Works by Rossini, Debussy, John Williams. Northlake Assembly of God, 2632 Sunset Road. 704-344-0098; charlottecivicorchestra.org.
Sept. 27: CPCC, Tate Hall, Overcash Building. tix.cpcc.edu.
Andre Christine Gallery
Through Oct. 6: Art of Politics. 148 Ervin Road, Mooresville. www.andrechristinegallery.com.
Cabarrus Arts Council
Through Oct. 4: High Five. Historic Courthouse, 65 Union St. S., Concord. 704-920-2787; www.cabarrusartscouncil.org.
Charlotte Art League
Through Sept. 28: My Carolina Home. Sept. 20: Critique Night. 1517 Camden Road. 704-376-2787; www.charlotteartleague.org.
Charlotte Fine Art Gallery
Through Sept. 30: Pride & Patriotism: American Expression. 7510 Pineville-Matthews Road, Suite 12A. 704-541-0741; www.charlottefineart.com.
Charlotte Artery Gallery
Through Sept. 30: There and Back. 1515-C S. Mint St. 704 562-4099, www.charlotteartery.com.
Ciel Gallery + Mosaic Studio
Through Oct. 27: Articulate: The Artists Voice. 128-C E. Park Ave. 704-577-1254; www.cielcharlotte.com.
Through Sept. 29: All Things Political. 1520 S. Tryon St.; 704-370-6337; www.elderart.com.
Through Oct. 4: American Gods, works by Chris Watts. 120 Brevard Court. 704-332-4322;
Hidell Brooks Gallery
Through Oct. 27: Arless Day: Artistic Vistas. 1910 South Blvd., Suite 130. 704-334-7302; hidellbrooks.com.
Hearst Tower Plaza
Through Nov. 1: Chrys Riviere-Blalock: North Carolina Landscapes. 214 N. Tryon St.
Lark & Key
Through Sept. 29: Recollections. 128 E. Park Ave, Suite B. 704-334-4616; www.larkandkey.com.
McColl Center for Visual Art
Through Nov. 3: America Now. Reception 6-9 p.m. Sept. 21, includes presentation of 10 Days by Herb Jackson and Alan Michael Parker. 721 N. Tryon St. 704-332-5535. www.mccollcenter.org.
New Gallery of Modern Art
Through Sept. 27: Shepard Fairey: Fact or Fiction; Alberto Giacometti: Paris san fin. 435 S. Tryon St. Suite 110. 704-373-1464; newgalleryofmodernart.com.
Through Sept. 29: The Best of the Best. 601-A Providence Road. 704-333-4535; www.providencegallery.net.
Sept. 21-Oct. 13: Paradiso, new works by artist, Lauren Jones Worth. Reception 6-9 p.m. Sept. 21. 2823 Selwyn Ave. 704-334-7744; www.shaingallery.com.
Through Nov. 1: E Pluribus Unum. Center City Building, 320 E. Ninth St. Through Sept. 28: Faculty Biennial. Rowe Galleries, 9201 University City Blvd. www.coaa.uncc.edu.
At Levine Center for the Arts
Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
Sept. 21: Architecture + Film: Birds Nest: Herzog & de Meuron in China. 420 S. Tryon St. 704-353-9200; www.bechtler.org.
Mint Museum Uptown
Sept. 20: Lines in Space, furniture designer Matthias Pliessnig. 500 S. Tryon St. 704-337-2000; www.mintmuseum.org.
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