‘Alton Brown Live!’
Mon 2.24 7:30 p.m. Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. $24.50-$79.50. www.blumenthalarts.org.
The celebrity chef’s “The Edible Inevitable Tour” is a two-hour show that blends stand-up comedy, food experimentation, talk-show antics, multimedia lecture, audience interaction and live music.
‘By the Way, Meet Vera Stark’
Wed 2.26 7:30 p.m. (also various performances through March 15). 650 E. Stonewall St. $26-$31. 704-342-2251.
Actor’s Theatre of Charlotte does Lynn Nottage’s play, which begins as a 1930s screwball comedy and becomes a 40-year glimpse into the life of a headstrong African-American actress.
International Collectible and Antique Show
Thu 2.27 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (also Feb. 28-March 2). Metrolina Tradeshow Expo, 7100 Statesville Road. $5 (covers all four days). www.icashow.com.
Browse home decor, antique furniture, collectibles, art, jewelry, rugs, crafts, vintage toys and games, silver, pottery, china, re-purposed items, sustainable goods, outdoor décor and more.
Fri 2.28 8 p.m. (also Saturday). Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. $19.50-$85.50. www.carolinatix.org.
Charlotte native Dan Locklair’s “Phoenix for Orchestra” joins Samuel Barber’s “Knoxville: Summer of 1915” and Berlioz’ masterwork in this Charlotte Symphony concert. Robert Moody conducts.