Charlotte-area events for the week ahead


‘In the Mood’

Mon 2.2 2 and 7:30 p.m. Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St. $27.50-$49.50. www.blumenthalarts.org.

A 13-piece big band and singer-dancers do a staged tribute to Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey and other musical greats of the ’40s, complete with period costumes and choreography.


‘Seventh Son’

Wed 2.4 Young Thomas (Ben Barnes) is apprenticed to the local Spook (Jeff Bridges) to learn to fight evil spirits. His first great challenge comes when the powerful Mother Malkin (Julianne Moore) escapes her confinement while the Spook is away.

“Seventh Son” (rated PG-13) opens Feb. 6, but a promotional screening of the action-adventure film will take place in south Charlotte at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The Charlotte Observer is giving away 100 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.


‘The Phantom of the Opera’

Wed 2.4 7:30 p.m. (and through Feb. 15). Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. $30-$175. www.blumenthalarts.org.

Broadway’s longest-running musical goes on tour with new scenic design, direction and choreography.


‘A Waltz to Remember’

Fri 2.6 Noon and 7:30 p.m. Knight Theater, 430 S. Tryon St. $18 and $29. www.charlottesymphony.org.

Roger Kalia leads the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra and Metropolitan Ballroom dancers through a KnightSounds concert of Johann Strauss’ waltzes and polkas.



Sat 2.7 7 p.m. (and Feb. 8). Cornelius Art Center, 19725 Oak St., Cornelius. $10. 704-996-7724.

Studio-C Cinema brings back John Waters’ bizarre comedy (shot in Odorama) with a wine and cheese reception beforehand and discussion afterward. Cornelius residents save a dollar.