Screenings of ‘Hail, Caesar!’ and ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies’
Tue 2.2 The “Hail, Caesar” promotional screening is at 7 p.m. Tuesday; “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies” is at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. (These screenings are at different south Charlotte theaters at the same time, so there is no way you can attend both!) Passes to both will be available in the lobby of the Charlotte Observer, 600 S. Tryon St., starting at 8 a.m. Friday. Limited quantities.
“Pride and Prejudice and Zombies”: Jane Austen’s classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th century England is faced with a new challenge – an army of undead zombies. Starring Lily James, Lena Headey and Douglas Booth. Rated PG-13.
“Hail, Caesar!”: A Hollywood fixer in the 1950s works to keep the studio’s stars in line. Starring George Clooney, Josh Brolin, Scarlett Johansson, Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill. Rated PG-13.
Charlotte Hornets vs. Cleveland Cavaliers
Wed 2.3 7 p.m. Time Warner Cable Arena, 333 E. Trade St. $40 and up. www.ticketmaster.com
The LeBron James-led 2015 NBA Finals team has a new coach after the Cavaliers fired David Blatt last week. See Kemba Walker take on the squad now led by Tyronn Lue.
Poetry and more
The Children of Children Keep Coming
Wed 2.3 7:30 p.m. (also performances through Feb. 6). Duke Energy Theatre, 345 N. College St. $28. www.blumenthalarts.org.
A form of poetic expression – strung together by poetry and prose, bluse, and gospel, hymns and jazz – that presents a chronicle of the African-American experience in the U.S.
Fri 2.5 8 p.m. (and 8 p.m. Feb. 6). Belk Theater. 130 N. Tryon St. $25.50-$89.50. www.charlottesymphony.org.
Christopher Warren-Green conducts the CSO in a suite from Prokofiev’s ballet “Romeo and Juliet,” Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto – soloist Michael Collins will play the original orchestration, with lower notes – and Lars-Erik Larsson’s music for “A Winter’s Tale.”
Jimmy Webb: The Glen Campbell Years
Sat 2.6 8 p.m., McGlohon Theater, 345 N. College St. $20-$39.50. www.blumenthalarts.org
Songwriter Jimmy Webb has had chart-topping hits over the last 50 years that include, “Worst That Could Happen,” “The Highway Man,” and “Up, Up and Away.” This performance features some of the 100-plus recordings from the Webb/Glen Campbell songbook, such as, “Honey Come Back,” “Galveston,” and more.