Entertainment

Your guide to entertainment in Charlotte in the week ahead

Pianist George Winston plays a benefit concert Wednesday in Davidson for Ada Jenkins Center and four other community organizations.
Pianist George Winston plays a benefit concert Wednesday in Davidson for Ada Jenkins Center and four other community organizations. JOE DEL TUFO

Movie

‘Insurgent’

Mon 3.16 Beatrice Prior (Shailene Woodley) must confront her inner demons and, with help from others on her side, continue her fight against a powerful alliance that threatens to tear her society apart.

WIN TICKETS: “Insurgent” (rated PG-13) opens March 20, but a promotional screening of the sci-fi adventure will take place in south Charlotte at 7:30 p.m. Monday. To enter a drawing for a pair of passes, email CLT@charlotteobserver.com with “Insurgent” in the subject line and your name, age and phone number in the body. Deadline: 4 p.m. Friday.

Music

George Winston

Wed 3.18 7:30 p.m. St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, 301 Caldwell Lane, Davidson. $50-$100. www.carolinatix.org.

The solo pianist will play his Winter Show, which ranges from folk songs to New Orleans-style R&B to Vince Guaraldi’s “Peanuts” music, in a benefit concert for Ada Jenkins Center and other groups.

Theater

‘Macbeth’

Wed 3.18 7:30 p.m. (also March 19-21). Robinson Hall, UNC Charlotte. $18 ($9 seniors, $6 students). coaa.uncc.edu.

Actors From the London Stage makes its annual visit to UNCC with a stripped-down version of Shakespeare’s tragedy, using just five actors, minimal props and no set.

Family

Disney Live! Mickey’s Magic Show

Thu 3.19 6:30 p.m. Ovens Auditorium, 2700 Independence Blvd. $34.57-$74.87. www.ovensauditorium.com.

Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and a host of Disney friends team up with world-class magicians to perform magic from legendary Disney films.

Dance

Charlotte Dance Festival

Sat 3.21 2:30, 5 and 8 p.m. Booth Playhouse, 130 N. Tryon St. $15-$20. www.carolinatix.org.

Baran Dance performs at 2:30. Caroline Calouche and Caliince Dance team up at 5. Ten companies go on the Dance Charlotte bill at day’s end. At 6 p.m. Sunday, Charlotte Emerging Dance Awards will be given at McBride-Bonnefoux Center.

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