Handel & Hayden Society Quartet
Tue 1.6 Noon and 6 p.m. $12. Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, 420 S. Tryon St. 704-353-9200.
The Boston-based performing arts organization kicks off its bicentennial celebration concert series with compositions by Haydn and Mozart, as part of the Bechtler’s Music and Museum program.
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Tue 1.6 A chronicle of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala., in 1965. Starring David Oyelowo and directed by Ava DuVernay.
“Selma” (rated PG-13) opens Jan. 9, but a special advance screening will take place in south Charlotte at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The Charlotte Observer is giving away 40 admit-two passes to this screening; pick up one beginning at 8 a.m. Friday in the lobby of the Observer building, 600 S. Tryon St., while supplies last.
Fri 1.9 7:30 p.m. (also 2 and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 10). Time Warner Cable Arena, 333 E. Trade St. $29.39-$63.09. www.monsterjam.com.
Watch as the 12-foot-tall, 10,000-pound trucks mash the throttle and perform breathtaking stunts on a custom-designed track full of obstacles.
Charlotte Symphony Pops
Fri 1.9 8 p.m. (also Jan. 10). Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St. $25-$79. www.charlottesymphony.org.
Darius de Haas and Capathia Jenkins (who sang last year in the Broadway Rocks concert) pay tribute to the giants of soul music. Albert-George Schram conducts the Charlotte Symphony.
Wine and Dance
Sat 1.10 8 p.m. (also Jan. 10). The Chop Shop, 399 E. 35th St. $20 advance, $25 door. 704-765-2467.
Seven local choreographers contribute to an evening that alternates short pieces of modern dance and wine tastings.