Week ahead

02/20/2014 12:00 AM

02/19/2014 5:22 PM

Cooking

‘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.

Movie

‘Non-Stop’

Tue 2.25 An air marshal (Liam Neeson) springs into action during a trans-Atlantic flight after receiving a series of text messages that put his fellow passengers at risk unless the airline transfers $150 million into an offshore account.

WIN TICKETS: “Non-Stop” (rated PG-13) opens Friday, Feb. 28, but an advance screening of the film is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday in south Charlotte. Free passes will be distributed in the main lobby of The Charlotte Observer building, 600 S. Tryon St., noon-6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21. One pass – good for two people – per person, while supplies last.

Theater

‘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.

Shopping

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.

Music

‘Symphonie Fantastique’

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.

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