‘Armed Man: Mass for Peace’
Duke Family Performance Hall, Davidson College, Davidson
Monday, 7:30 p.m.: The Davidson Choirs and Pro Arte Orchestra perform Karl Jenkins’ piece, which combines the traditional Mass with a fifteenth-century folk song, the Islamic call to prayer, texts from the Bible and the Mahabharata and words by 20th-century authors. Tickets $4.66-$13.99, www.davidson.edu.
Pulitzer NC: The Future of the News
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Barnhardt Student Activity Center, UNC Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd.
Monday, 7-9 p.m.: Who will report the news, how will readers get it and what will it mean for a rapidly diversifying America? Observer Editor Rick Thames and other journalists discuss how news coverage is evolving. Free, but registration requested at http://nchumanities.org/content/pulitzernc.
Visulite Theatre, 1615 Elizabeth Ave.
Wednesday, 8 p.m.: Radio Birds describes their sound as “plain old rock ‘n’ roll music with a distinctly hair touch.” Tickets $10, www.visulite.com.
Ovens Auditorium, 2700 E. Independence Blvd.
Wednesday, 7 p.m.: A mellowed lead singer Billy Corgan leads the Smashing Pumpkins with Liz Phair. Tickets $43-$77.50, www.ticketmaster.com.
Charlotte Millennial Art Program
Elder Gallery, 1520 S. Tryon St.
Thursday, 6-7:30 p.m.: Designed for anyone between the age of 21 and 35 who wishes to learn about what constitutes “good art.” Discussion begins at 6:30, followed by networking until 7:30 p.m. Free. Complimentary beer, wine and refreshments. www.elderart.com/