Dinner with Friends will be presented by Charlotte Repertory Theatre tonight through November 18 in the Booth Playhouse at the Performing Arts Center. Showtimes are Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30pm, Friday and Saturday at 8pm, Sunday November 10 at 2 and 7:30pm, and Sunday November 17 at 2pm only. Tickets range from $19-$26.50. For more information, call 704-372-1000 or visit online at www.charlotterep.org.
Winthrop Dance Theatre will present more than 40 dancers in 8 works tonight through November 10. The event will start each night at 8pm in the Johnson Hall Theatre on Winthrop campus. Tickets are $7 for general admission. For more information, call 803-323-4014.
The Charlotte Hornets take on Tim Duncan, David Robinson, and the rest of the San Antonio Spurs tonight at 7pm at the Charlotte Coliseum. Tickets are $9-39, available by calling 704-522-6500.
The BareBones Theatre Group production of Henry James' Turn of the Screw continues today through Saturday at 8pm, and Sunday at 2pm. Tickets are $10 for Thursday and Sunday shows, $12 for Friday and Saturday shows, and $8 for students and seniors to all shows. For more information, call 704-577-7274 or visit online at www.barebones.org.
The Southern Christmas Show begins today (and runs through November 18) at the Charlotte Merchandise Mart. Featured will be loads of vendors, arts, crafts, holiday foods, and more. Show hours are weekdays and Saturdays from 10am to 9:30pm, and Sundays from 10am to 6pm. Tickets are $7 at the door and $6 in advance, with two day passes available. For more information, call 704-376-6594 or visit www.southernchristmasshow.com.
Off-Tryon's new production Baltimore Waltz starts tonight at the Off-Tryon theatre. The show will run Thursday-Saturday through November 17, and all shows are at 8pm. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students and seniors. For more information, call 704-375-2826 or visit online at www.offtryon.org.
Victory Pictures presents their second performance of the season, Talking With, which runs through November 17. All performances are held at the Matthews Community Center, 100 McDowell St. Showtimes are Thursday at 7:30pm, Friday and Saturday at 8pm, and Sunday at 3pm. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for seniors and students. For more information, call 704-321-PARK or visit online at www.victorypictures.net.
Former Good Times actor John Amos, who played the firm-handed father James Evans, brings his one man show Halley's Comet to Spirit Square's McGlohon Theatre tonight at 8pm. Tickets are $30-$35. For more information, call 704-372-1000 or visit online at www.performingartsctr.org.
Amos will also appear in Johnson C. Smith University's Biddle Auditorium at 1pm today to speak, as part of the university's Lyceum series. Admission is free, and the event is open to the public.
The Charlotte Checkers take on the Trenton Titans tonight at 7:30pm at Cricket Arena. Tickets are $6-19, available by calling 704-522-6500.
The Charlotte Symphony Classics will present Supersonic tonight and tomorrow at 8pm in the Belk Theater of the Performing Arts Center. The performance will feature the works of Vaughan Williams, Handel, and Corigliano. Tickets are $12-$55. For more information, call 704-972-2000 or visit online at www.charlottesymphony.org.
Andrew Lloyd Webber's Broadway musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat will be presented by the Central Piedmont Community College Theatre starting this evening at 8pm. The show will run November 10, 16 and 17 at 8pm and November 11 at 2:30pm. All performances will be held in Pease Auditorium on the CPCC campus. Tickets are $10 each. For more information, call 704-330-6534.
The Tarradiddle Players will present Under the Rainbow at the Children's Theatre of Charlotte today and tomorrow. Tickets are $7 for center seats and $5 for side seats. There are multiple showtimes to best fit your schedule, but some shows are already sold out so contact the theatre for more information -- 704-333-8983 or visit online at www.ctcharlotte.com.
Humorist David Sedaris will try to bring down the house to close the Novello Festival tonight at 7:30pm at Spirit Square. Alas, the show is sold out, so might we recommend picking up the side-splitting "books on tape" version of the SantaLand Diaries?
The Whitman String Quartet will perform as part of the Chamber Music at Queens series tonight at 8:15pm in Dana Auditorium on the campus of Queens College. Tickets are $20 for general admission. There will be a pre-concert lecture at 7:15pm. For more information, call 704-337-2213.
Tonight at 7:30pm Spirit Square will showcase Three - Works in Progress by artists currently in residence at the Tryon Center for Visual Art. As the evening's entertainment, three performance artists, each with vastly different backgrounds and methods of expression, will share their work at its most formative stage. The performance is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. For more information, call 704-332-5535 or visit online at www.performingartsctr.org/tryoncenter/.
Comedian Sinbad will appear at Ovens Auditorium tonight at 7pm as part of his "Nuthin But The Funk Tour." Tickets are $32.75 and $37.75, available by calling 704-522-6500 or 704-335-3100.
The Levine Museum of the New South presents Clyde Edgerton, author of Raney, The Floatplane Notebooks and more, performing with his band the Rank Strangers, tonight at 7:30pm at Spirit Square. Tickets are $15, available at the Performing Arts Center box office. For more information about the show, call 704-333-1887.
Guys & Dolls starring Maurice Hines opens at Belk Theater tonight and runs through November 18. The performance schedule is Tuesday-Thursday at 8pm, Friday and Saturday at 8:15pm, Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2pm, and Sunday evening shows at 7:30pm. Tickets range from $18-$58. For more information, call 704-372-1000 or visit online at www.performingartsctr.org.
Chickspeare will present a reading of Why We Have a Body tonight and tomorrow at 7:30pm at Garbo's, 403 W. Summit Ave. Tickets are $5. For more information, call 704-370-0201 or visit online at www.chickspeare.org or www.garboscharlotte.org.
The Charlotte Checkers take on the Pee Dee Pride tonight at 7pm at Cricket Arena. Tickets are $6-19, available by calling 704-522-6500.