Your guide to entertainment in Charlotte in the week ahead



Tue 10.13 6:30 p.m. Uptown Amphitheatre, 1000 NC Music Factory Blvd. $25-$45. www.livenation.com.

The DJ who has collaborated with Ariana Grande, Selena Gomez and Paramore’s Hayley Williams takes center stage for the final show of the amphitheater’s 2015 season. With Dillon Francis and Alex Metric.


Nicholas Sparks

Wed 10.14 7 p.m. Barnes & Noble Arboretum, 3327 Pineville-Matthews Road. 704-341-9365.

The best-selling author makes an in-store appearance. You will need a ticket and a copy of his new novel, “See Me,” from Barnes & Noble to enter the line; tickets are free and available beginning at 9 a.m. that day.


Charlotte Ballet: Fall Works

Thu 10.15 7:30 p.m. (also 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16 and 2 and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17). Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St. $25-$95. charlotteballet.org.

Charlotte Ballet does Jean-Pierre Bonnefoux’s “Shindig” (with live bluegrass by Greasy Beans), a new Sasha Janes piece set to “The Four Seasons” and Jiri Kylian’s “Forgotten Land.”


Frank Caliendo

Sat 10.17 7 p.m. Ovens Auditorium, 2700 E. Independence Blvd. $37.50. www.ovensauditorium.com.

The “Mad TV” alum breaks out his funniest celebrity impressions, including presidential candidate Donald Trump, actors Al Pacino and Robert De Niro, and sports broadcasters Dan Patrick and Jon Gruden.



Sat 10.17 8 p.m. (also 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22 and 2 p.m. Oct. 25). Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. $19-$150. www.operacarolina.org.

Opera Carolina does Beethoven’s only opera, now updated to the time when East Berlin hid behind its famous wall. It’s about a political prisoner whose wife disguises herself as a young man to set him free.