Charlotte-area events for the week ahead
05/29/2014 12:00 AM
05/28/2014 5:08 PM
‘Edge of Tomorrow’
Mon 6.2 A soldier (Tom Cruise) fighting in a war with aliens finds himself caught in a time loop of his last day in the battle, though he becomes better skilled along the way.
WIN TICKETS: “Edge of Tomorrow” (rated PG-13) opens June 6, but an advance screening of the film is set for 7:30 p.m. Monday, June 2, in south Charlotte. To enter to win a pair of passes via random drawing, email CLT@charlotteobserver.com with “Edge of Tomorrow” in the subject line and your name, age and phone number in the body of the email. Deadline is 4 p.m. Friday.
‘Walking the Camino’
Tue 6.3 7:30 p.m. Visulite Theatre, 1615 Elizabeth Ave. $10 in advance, $14 day of show. www.visulite.com.
A screening of the award-winning documentary (narrated by Martin Sheen) about walking the world-renowned Camino de Santiago de Compostela in Spain.
‘The Fault in Our Stars’
Tue 6.3 Hazel (Shailene Woodley) and Gus (Ansel Elgort) are two teenagers who share an acerbic wit, a disdain for the conventional, and a love that sweeps them on a journey. Their relationship is all the more miraculous given that Hazel’s other constant companion is an oxygen tank, Gus jokes about his prosthetic leg, and they met and fell in love at a cancer support group.
WIN TICKETS: “The Fault in Our Stars” (rated PG-13) opens June 6, but an advance screening of the film is set for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 3, in south Charlotte. To enter to win a pair of passes via random drawing, email CLT@charlotteobserver.com with “The Fault in Our Stars” in the subject line and your name, age and phone number in the body of the email. Deadline is 11:59 p.m. Sunday.
Wed 6.4 6:30 p.m. The Fillmore Charlotte, 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd. $25. www.fillmorecharlottenc.com.
A showcase for social media stars, including Before You Exit, Fifth Harmony, O2L, Nash Grier & Cameron Dallas, Tyler Oakley and others.
Jazz at the Bechtler
Fri 6.6 6 and 8:15 p.m. Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, 420 S. Tryon St. $12. www.bechtler.org.
The Ziad Jazz Quartet pays tribute to bassist/composer/pianist Charles Mingus, who worked with musicians from Louis Armstrong to Miles Davis.
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