Saturday events in the Charlotte area
08/14/2014 12:00 AM
08/13/2014 11:50 AM
7 p.m. Bojangles’ Coliseum, 2700 E. Independence Blvd. $35.23-$50.73. www.ticketmaster.com.
The Australian Christian music and worship giant puts on an elaborate arena spectacle of song and praise that’s on par with large-scale pop tours. Named for its latest album, the 14-city “No Other Name Tour” features some of the performers, church leaders and musicians that appear on the church’s recordings.
7:30 p.m. Theatre Charlotte, 501 Queens Road. $5-$10. www.charlottefilmsociety.org.
In this Orwellian dark comedy, Jesse Eisenberg (“The Social Network”) plays two characters who are total opposites except for their identical looks. Based on a Dostoevsky novella and also starring Mia Wasikowska (“Jane Eyre”). Observer arts writer Lawrence Toppman will lead the post-film discussion.
10 a.m.-5 p.m. (and noon-5 p.m. Sunday). Levine Museum of the New South. 200 E. Seventh St. $8. www.museumofthenewsouth.org.
It’s the last weekend to view 102 photographs taken by Herbert Randall in Hattiesburg, Miss., in the summer of 1964, showing the struggles and triumphs of civil rights activists and African-American voters.
7 and 9:30 p.m. Charlotte Comedy Zone. 900 NC Music Factory Blvd. $20-$25. www.cltcomedyzone.com.
Maron, who’s been on everything from HBO to Fallon to Kimmel to Conan (where he tops the comedy-appearance list), also does a monthly conversation-with-stars podcast that averages millions of downloads. This show is for 18 and older.
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