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01/30/2009 12:00 AM

01/29/2009 10:43 AM


‘The Barber

of Seville'

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

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


Tosco Music Party

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

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


‘Charlotte Neighborhoods'

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

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.


‘So Help Me, God'

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

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.


Charlotte 49ers basketball doubleheader

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

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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