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Brenda Harris creates a bold Abigaille in one of opera’s most difficult roles in new staging of Verdi’s ‘Nabucco,’ Oct. 23 and 26 at Belk Theater.

Former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani joined demonstrators outside the Metropolitan Opera on Monday for an emotional protest against a musical work about the death of a Jewish man they say glorifies his Palestinian killers.

Waxhaw Bible Church will holds its annual Craft Fair on Oct. 25, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The church is at 6810 Pleasant Grove Road in Waxhaw.

Visual art exhibits at Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte and Winthrop University in Rock Hill.

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Lawrence Toppman: Every time I prepare this preview guide for the arts season, I wish I were rich and retired. Rich because I’d indulge every whim, from seeing the immortal Audra McDonald and Chita Rivera in the same month (next February, courtesy of Blumenthal Performing Arts) to attending musicals ranging from “Jesus Christ Superstar” to “101 Dalmatians.”

I saw just one movie last week on my vacation, the British import "Pride." I'd say Roger Moore, t...

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