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monday 10.6



Doors open at 7 p.m. Amos' Southend, 1423 S. Tryon St. $25-$30. 704-377-6874; www.amossouthend.com.

The South African post-grunge band plays hits such as “Broken” and “Fake It.”

tuesday 10.7



7:30 p.m. (also various times through Nov. 16). McGlohon Theatre, 345 N. College St. $19.50 first two nights, $29.50-$44.50 thereafter. 704-372-1000.

Contemporary circus show blends acrobatics, dance and theatrical techniques to open Blumenthal's Broadway Lights season.


Charlotte Chamber Music

12:10 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 115 W. 7th St. Free. www.chambermusicatstpeters.org.

A trio performs Rachmaninoff's Trio elegiaque No. 2. The 5:30 concert is followed by a reception at nearby Hodges Taylor Gallery.

wednesday 10.8


Disney on Ice: ‘Worlds of Fantasy'

7 p.m. (also various times through Oct. 12). Time Warner Cable Arena, 333 E. Trade St. $7-$60. www.ticketmaster .com.

This new production blends four classic and current Disney tales: “Cars,” “The Lion King,” “The Little Mermaid” and “Tinker Bell.”

thursday 10.9


‘Die Mommie Die!'

8 p.m. (also various times through Oct. 26). Duke Energy Theatre, 345 N. College St. $16-$24. 704-372-1000.

Hank West stars (in drag) as Angela Arden, a larger-than-life actress who murders her husband and triggers revenge by her children.

friday 10.10


Opening today

Ridley Scott's spy drama “Body of Lies” stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Russell Crowe as men trying to keep the CIA doing the right thing.


Fresh Fest Old School Reunion

8 p.m. Cricket Arena, 2700 E. Independence Blvd. $35.50-$42.50. 704-372-3600.

Rappers Naughty By Nature, Doug E. Fresh, Slick Rick, Big Daddy Kane, Whodini and the Force MDs are scheduled to perform.


Charlotte Symphony

8 p.m. CPCC Halton Theater, 1201 Elizabeth Ave. $22-$42. 704-972-2000; www.charlottesymphony.org.

Stylish jazz singer Jane Monheit returns to join the orchestra in a pops concert.

saturday 10.11


WordPlay Saturday

11 a.m.-4 p.m. ImaginOn, 300 E. 7th St. Free. www.plcmc.org/novello.

This Novello Festival of Reading event features kids activities, talks by youth-fiction authors and more.

sunday 10.12


Latin American Festival

Noon-7 p.m. Symphony Park at SouthPark mall. $3-$5, free for 7 and younger. www.mintmuseum.org.

It's a new location for the annual event, which features Latin music, dancing, food and craft-making.