Concert on the Green The first show of the season features the Davidson College jazz ensemble and a variety of vocal groups from the college. Sun., April 27, 6-8 p.m. Free. Davidson Town Green.
Ensemble Series: Winthrop Chorale Presenting a concert of choral works under the direction of Dr. Katherine Kinsey. Byrnes Auditorium. Thu., April 24, 8 p.m. Free. Winthrop University, Rock Hill. 803-323-2399.
Ensemble Series: Winthrop/ Olde English Wind Ensemble Students and area band directors will present a concert of instrumental selection. Byrnes Auditorium. Mon., April 28, 8 p.m. Free. Winthrop University, Rock Hill. 803-323-2399.
Instrumental Jazz Concert Groups scheduled to play include both the Nine O'Clock and Two O'Clock Jazz Combos, and the larger Jazz Ensemble. Thu., April 17, 8 p.m. Free. Rowe Recital Hall, UNCC. 704-687-4469.
Jazz & Classical Essentials Sunday Brunch Borders will be playing jazz and classical music from their essential catalogs. Coffee and pastry provided. Sundays, 1-3 p.m. Free. Borders, Morrocroft, 3900 Colony Rd. 704-365-6261.
Marina Alexandra The classical guitarist will perform a solo concert at Wingate University School of Music. Fri., April 25. Free. Wingate University. 704-233-8117.
Queens Community Orchestra A variety of classical pieces will be performed. Mon., April 28, 8 p.m. Free. Dana Auditorium, Queens University. 704-531-8095.
Season Finale A performance by the Charlotte Civic Orchestra. Sun., April 27, 3 p.m. Adults $8; seniors/students $6; families $17 (up to 2 adults + children). First United Methodist Church, 501 N. Tryon St. 704-344-0098.
Sister Cities Musical Collaboration- Saxemble Presented by the Friends of Music at Queens University. Sat., April 26, 8 p.m. $20 general admission; students through college age admitted at no charge. Dana Auditorium, Queens University.
University Chorale & Chamber Singers Presented by the Department of Music at UNCC. Fri., April 25, 7:30 p.m. Free. University City United Methodist Church, 6100 W. Sugar Creek Road.
Vocal Variety Presented by the Charlotte Philharmonic Orchestra. Featuring Jeffrey Price, tenor & Stephen King, baritone. Sat., April 26, 8 p.m. $20. Calvary Church, 5801 Pineville-Matthews Rd. 704-846-2788.
Wingate University Dedicatory Recital Featuring Daria Robotkina. April 27, 3 p.m.; April 28, 7:30 p.m. Free. George A. Batte Jr. Fine Arts Center, Wingate University. 704-233-8300.
Bayou Kitchen Extreme Improv. Live improvised comedy created from your suggestions. Visit www.extremeimprov.com for more information. Call for reservations. Saturdays, 8 p.m. $5. 1958 E 7th St. 1-800-467-7681.
The Comedy Zone College Night and "SIN" (Service Industry Workers) Night. Get free admission for the 8pm show and with your Comedy Zone ticket, get in free to Have a Nice Day Cafe. Wednesdays. Tommy Davidson. April 18-19. 516 N. College St., Wed. & Thurs.- 8pm, Fri. & Sat.- 8pm, 10:15pm. Visit www.thecomedyzone.net. 704-348-4242.
The Perch Theatre Perch Comedy. Cheerfully offending Charlotte since 1994. Showtimes are 9pm, 11pm, & 1am on Friday and Saturday nights. The 9pm show is non-smoking. The Talking Baby Talk Show is every Thursday at 9:30pm. Performances are rated R for verbal content. www.theperch.com. Fri., Sat. $10/$9 with students/military I.D. 1500 B. Central Ave. 704-372-7724.
American Repertory Ballet The program, which includes two major works, begins at 8 pm. Fri., April 25. $10-$30. Duke Family Performance Hall, Davidson College, Davidson. 704-894-2135.
Don Quixote The ballet w/ original Russian choreography from 1850. Presented by Northwest School of the Arts Ballet Department. April 24-25, 7:30 p.m. $5. Spirit Square, 345 N. College St. 704-517-3806.
Expressions Presented by the AACC's Teen Dance Ensemble. A showcase of modern and jazz performances. April 25-26, 8 p.m.; April 27, 4 p.m. $5. Afro-American Cultural Center, 401 N. Myers St. 704-374-1565.
Winthrop Choreography Showcase Dance pieces choreographed by senior students. Dance styles include hip-hop, jazz, modern, ballet & more. April 23-26, 8 p.m. $3 w/ Winthrop ID, $7 general admission. Winthrop University, Rock Hill. 803-323-2399.
Charlotte Museum of History/Hezekiah Alexander Homesite & American Freedom Bell Expressions from the Palette. The Guild of Charlotte Artists Spring Show. April 10-June 8. Highways & Byways of Our State. Continues through June. Soldier's Stories: War in the First Person. Continues through Sept. 30, 2004. Regular Museum admission. 3500 Shamrock Dr., Between Eastway and Sharon Amity. 704-568-1774.
Gaston County Museum of Art & History Carolinas Textile Exhibit- The Ties That Bind. Tue.-Sun. 131 W. Main St., Dallas. 704-852-6025.
Levine Museum of the New South Cotton Fields to Sky Scrapers. Tue.-Sun. New South, Old South, Somewhere in Between. Continues through Aug. 7. Pen and Ink Politics: Thomas Nast's Reconstruction-era Cartoons and African American Equality. Continues through Sept. 29. Row Upon Row: Sea Grass Baskets of the South Carolina Lowcountry. Continues through Apr. 20. 200 E. 7th St. 704-333-1887.
Mint Museum of Art Burlon Craig and His Legacy. Continues through Oct. 19. Distant Vistas: Images of Europe from the Mint Museum of Art Collection. Continues through June 1. Edward Hopper: The Paris Years. Continues through June 1. 2730 Randolph Rd. 704-337-2000 or 704-333-MINT.