Russian Romance and Revolution
Tue 4.8 Noon and 6 p.m. Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, 420 S. Tryon St. $5 (noon) and $10. www.bechtler.org.
Violinist Rosemary Furniss, flutist Elizabeth Landon and pianist Phillip Bush play short pieces by Prokofiev and Stravinsky.
‘An Evening of J.S. Bach’
Wed 4.9 7:30 p.m. Belk Theater, Robinson Hall, UNCC. $9 ($7 seniors, $6 students). coaa.uncc.edu.
Violinist David Russell, cellist Mira Frisch and others team for Brandenburg Concertos No. 3 and 6, plus more pieces.
NHRA Four-Wide Nationals
Fri 4.11 8 a.m.-6 p.m. (also April 12-13). zMAX Dragway, 6570 Bruton Smith Blvd., Concord. $20-$55 (kids 13 and younger free). 800-455-3267.
The only four-lane concrete drag strip in the world plays host to a one-of-a-kind event as the NHRA’s top categories – Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle – break from conventional two-wide racing.
Sat 4.12 8 p.m. Bojangles’ Coliseum, 2700 E. Independence Blvd. $60.70-$148.05. www.bojanglescoliseum.com.
The funnyman best known for his role as Money Mike in the 2002 comedy “Friday After Next” brings his “Growth Spurt” stand-up tour to the venerable arena.