Charlotte-area events for the week ahead


‘From the Depths’

Wed 11.5 7:30 p.m. (and 8 p.m. Nov. 6-8). Booth Playhouse, 130 N. Tryon St. $15 ($5 for students); all other performances are $30 ($15 for students). www.blumenthalarts.org.

Moving Poets Charlotte uses spoken word, dance, music and visual arts in a mix of revived and original work based on the life and late writings of Oscar Wilde.



Thu 11.6 Explorers (Matthew McConaughey, Wes Bentley, Anne Hathaway) make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.

WIN TICKETS: Enter to win one of just five pairs of tickets to an IMAX showing of “Interstellar” at www.charlotteobserver.com/contests. The showing will be at 8 p.m. Thursday at Regal Stonecrest. Deadline: 11:59 p.m. Sunday.



Fri 11.7 7 p.m. (also 3 p.m. Nov. 9 and 7 p.m. Nov. 15). Cornelius Arts Center, 19725 Oak St., Studio C, Cornelius. $13. www.carolinatix.org.

The new Mosaic Arts group joins Opera Carolina in presenting a 90-minute distillation of the Faust story, combining themes from Goethe’s poem and Gounod’s opera.


Yo Gabba Gabba! Live!

Sun 11.9 2 and 5 p.m. Ovens Auditorium, 2700 E. Independence Blvd. $35.91-$47.30. 800-745-3000.

The touring show based on the Nick Jr. TV series is back with its new “Music Is Awesome!” production, for which DJ Lance Rock and Yo Gabba Gabba! creators Christian Jacobs and Scott Schultz hand-picked the setlist.