Dances of India
Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon St.
Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.: Experience traditional Indian classical and folk dances as student dancers perform. Learn more about the event’s signature dance, “Unity in Diversity,” featuring internationally acclaimed performer Dr. Maha Gingrich and group. Free. www.mintmuseum.org
New South for the Southerner: Art Controversies!
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Levine Museum of the New South, 200 E. 7th St.
Wednesday, 5:30 p.m.: Robert Bush, president of the Arts & Science Council, recalls how a battle over the play “Angels in America” became a turning point in Charlotte cultural history, and shares a sheaf of other controversies, past and present. Historian Tom Hanchett hosts. Cost $5 members, $12 non-members; includes program, wine and a Southern chicken dinner from Mert’s Heart and Soul. Reservations required at www.museumofthenewsouth.org.
‘Variation:’ William Fried, piano
Sloan Music Center, Davidson College, 209 Ridge Road, Davidson
Thursday, 7:30 p.m.: Three musical characters create a rich mosaic in “Variation,” by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Roger Reynolds, in this free concert. www.davidson.edu/the-arts/music/faculty-recitals
Bunny Hop Bar Crawl
EpiCentre, 210 E. Trade St.
Saturday, 6 p.m.: Pick up a T-shirt and complete tasks. Bring a Sharpie marker so you can sign your friends shirts and check off what tasks you’ve completed. Cost $18.93, BunnyHop2016.Eventbrite.com/.
Fashion D’Lux Fashion Show
NASCAR Hall of Fame, 400 E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Saturday, 7:30 p.m.: Join Fashion D’Lux and the Kyle Busch Foundation in a fashion presentation consisting of world-renowned designer collections. Live entertainment, cocktails, live and silent auction, fashion presentations and more. Tickets $100 and up, fashiondlux.com/tickets.