Your guide to entertainment in Charlotte in the week ahead

Tip (Rihanna) and Oh (Jim Parsons) take to the skies as they embark on an incredible global adventure.
Tip (Rihanna) and Oh (Jim Parsons) take to the skies as they embark on an incredible global adventure. DREAMWORKS ANIMATION



Tue 3.24 When Oh lands on Earth and finds himself on the run from his own people, he forms an unlikely friendship with an adventurous girl named Tip who is on a quest of her own. Featuring the voices of Jim Parsons, Rihanna and Steve Martin.

WIN TICKETS: “Home” (rated PG) opens March 27, but a promotional screening of the animated adventure-comedy will take place in south Charlotte at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. To enter a drawing for a family four-pack of passes, email CLT@charlotteobserver.com with “Home” in the subject line and your name, age and phone number in the body. Deadline: 11:59 p.m. Sunday.


Sir James Galway

Tue 3.24 7:30 p.m. Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. $39-$95. www.charlottesymphony.org.

The eminent flutist plays Mozart’s Concerto No. 2 and joins his wife, Lady Jeanne Galway, in Cimarosa’s Concerto for Two Flutes. The Charlotte Symphony plays Mozart’s “Serenata Notturna” and Symphony No. 15.


John Mellencamp

Fri 3.27 7:30 p.m. Ovens Auditorium, 2700 E. Independence Blvd. $55.27-$139.83. 800-745-3000.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer (and former Cougar) tours in support of 2014 album “Plain Spoken,” although hopefully he’ll also do a little ditty about “Jack and Diane.” With Carlene Carter.


Rennie Harris Pure Movement

Fri 3.27 8 p.m. Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St. $20-$44.50. www.blumenthalarts.org.

The Philadelphia native designs hip-hop pieces (some more historical, some modern) to cross boundaries of age, class and race. He’ll lead a free hip-hop master class Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Knight.


Carolina Pro Musica

Sat 3.28 8 p.m. St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, 1510 E. Seventh St. $16 ($8 students/seniors). www.carolinapromusica.org.

The early music group ends its season with the world premiere of J.A. Hasse’s cantata “Pallido il volto,” plus works by Boismortier and J.S. Bach.