10 a.m.-5 p.m. (show opens Friday, Oct. 17, runs through Dec. 10). Van Every/Smith Galleries, Belk Visual Arts Center at Davidson College. Free. www3.davidson.edu.
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This exhibition combines photos and text from Fazal Sheikh's two most recent book projects that explore the lives of women in India.
‘Defending the Caveman'
7:30 p.m. (also through Oct. 26). Booth Playhouse,
130 N. Tryon St. $29.50-$34.50. 704-372-1000.
One-man show about fundamentally comic differences between men and women seems to have been playing since the dawn of man.
7:30 p.m. (also through Oct. 26). Duke Family Performance Hall, Davidson College. $11-$15. 704-894-2135.
A student cast performs Alan Ayckbourn's comedy about hotel room doors that connect rooms and are vehicles for traveling in time.
Three 6 Mafia
Doors open at 8 p.m. Amos' Southend, 1423 S. Tryon St. $30-$38. 704-377-6874.
The veteran Memphis-based rap outfit won an Academy Award in 2005 for “It's Hard Out Here for a Pimp” from “Hustle and Flow.”
“High School Musical 3: Senior Year” brings the amazingly popular Disney Channel franchise to the big screen for the first time.
‘A Thousand Cranes'
7:30 p.m. (also through Nov. 2). ImaginOn, 300 E. 7th St. $14-$18. 704-973-2828.
Children's Theatre of Charlotte presents a play about a Japanese girl who developed leukemia from exposure to the Hiroshima bomb.
The Pointer Sisters
8 p.m. Ovens Auditorium, 2700 E. Independence Blvd. $32-$78. 704-335-3100.
The legendary trio behind pop and R&B hits like “Jump” and “I'm So Excited” performs with the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra.
Goodguys Southeastern Nationals
8 a.m.-5 p.m. (also 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday). Lowe's Motor Speedway. $17, $6 for children. 704-455-3205.
More than 3,000 custom and modified cars will be displayed; there's also a swap meet, along with a car corral with vehicles for sale.
Doors open at 6 p.m. Dixie's Tavern, 301 E. 7th St. $15. 704-374-1700.
Katy “I Kissed a Girl” Perry headlines this Halloween bash at the uptown bar. Details on how to win a pair of tickets are on Page 2.
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 260 Hanger Drive, Statesville. $8, free for 4 and younger. www.carolinaballoonfest.com.
This three-day event ends today with more than 50 brightly colored hot air balloons, music, food and North Carolina wine tastings.