Charlotte-area events for Friday


‘We Will Rock You’

8 p.m. (also 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday and 1:30 and 7 p.m. Sunday). Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. $20-$89.50. www.blumenthalarts.org.

Rebel Bohemians in a washed-out future wait for a rock ‘n’ roll hero to inspire them with the music of Queen in this PNC Broadway Lights touring show.


Leyte Dance Theater

7 p.m. Pease Auditorium, 1200 Elizabeth Ave. $25 ($15 for students). 704-330-6868.

Dancers from Tacloban, a city in the Phillipines, perform ballet, jazz, modern dance and authentic Philippine folk dances. Proceeds will benefit Typhoon Haiyan survivors.


George R.R. Martin

5 p.m. (fans can start lining up at 4). Hilton Charlotte University Place, 8629 J.M. Keynes Drive. $20. www.concarolinas.org.

The author of the “A Song of Ice and Fire” series – which HBO turned into “Game of Thrones” – will hold an autograph session at ConCarolinas. He will sign up to two items (no personalization).