Saturday events in the Charlotte area


Jen Kirkman

7 and 9:30 p.m. (also 8 and 10:15 p.m. Friday). The Comedy Zone, 900 NC Music Factory Blvd. $18-$20. 980-321-4702.

The New England-born and -raised stand-up comedian is known for appearances on “Chelsea Lately,” “Drunk History,” and as author of the 2013 New York Times best-seller “I Can Barely Take Care of Myself.”


A Night with Charlotte Legends

8 p.m. Visulite Theatre, 1615 Elizabeth Ave. $10. www.visulite.com.

Donna Duncan, Gigi Dover and Lenny Federal open this series, which showcases artists who laid the foundation for the local music scene. The first installment focuses on three staples in blues, Americana and soul.


‘Attila Marcel’

7:30 p.m. Theatre Charlotte, 501 Queens Road. $5-$10. www.charlottefilmsociety.org.

This quirky 2013 French comedy from director Sylvain Chomet (“The Triplets of Belleville”) tells the story of a piano virtuoso whose sheltered life opens up when he meets a mysterious neighbor. Post-film discussion led by Sam Shapiro of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Public Library.


Charlotte Symphony Pops

8 p.m. (also Friday). 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.