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Classical Music

Concert on the Green The Davidson College Jazz Ensemble will present an outdoor concert on the Village Green at the corner of Main St & Concord Rd. Sun., Sept. 21, 6 p.m. Free. Davidson College. 704-894-2357.

Morgan State University Choir Performance of traditional and contemporary gospel music and spiritual music. Mon., Sept. 22, 6 p.m. Free. University Park Baptist Church, 6029 Beatties Ford Road. 704-392-1681.

Mostly Mozart The Charlotte Symphony series brings musical evenings to neighborhoods throughout Mecklenburg County. Sept. 24 at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 1400 Suther Rd; Sept. 25 at Duke Family Performance Hall - Davidson College; Sept. 27 at First Baptist Church - Downtown. 8pm. $15 gen., $5 students. 704-972-2000.

O. S. Tyagarajan Indian Classical music vocal performance with Delhi P. SunderRajan on Violin and Neyveli Narayanan on Mridangam. Performance in the Tyler-Tallman Hall. Sun., Sept. 21, 2 p.m. Call for ticket information. www.geocities.com/cmacmusic. Sloan Music Center, Davidson College, Davidson. 704-894-2353.

Sing Out, Charlotte! Carolina Voices will sponsor a daylong concert which will be kicked off by the Greater Salem Baptist Church Choir. Also featuring Gospel Choirs as well as an eclectic mix of jazz and classical vocal ensembles. Sun., Sept. 21, 2 p.m. Free. Great Aunt Stella Center, 926 Elizabeth Ave. 704-374-1564.

Symphony on the Square A fall mainstay of the Charlotte's Symphony's Season, held annually at the corner of Trade and Tryon Streets. Wed., Sept. 17, 12 p.m. 704-972-2000.

Comedy

Bayou Kitchen Extreme Improv. Live improvised comedy created from your suggestions. Visit www.extremeimprov.com for more information. Call for reservations. Fridays: Long Form Fridays, scenes and monologues from a single audience suggestion, $5; Saturdays: improv comedy with audience suggestions, Rated R, $10. 8pm both nights. 1958 E 7th St. 1-866-467-7681.

Belk Arena, Davidson College Bill Cosby. Legendary comedian's NC appearance. Tue., Sept. 23, 8 p.m. $40. 102 N. Main St. 704-894-2000.

Central Ave Playhouse Psychotic Pooch. Live Sketch Comedy and improv. Material is NC-17, seating is limited. Call for reservations. Fri., Sat., 11 p.m. $10. 1118 Clement Ave. 704-502-8423.

The Comedy Zone Mathis Madness. With Mark Mathis, from TV's Fox Edge. Sundays. Jay Moore & Steve Mazan. Sep 17-20, Showtimes 8pm Wed & Thurs & 8pm & 10:15pm Fri & Sat. 516 N. College St., Visit www.thecomedyzone.net. 704-348-4242.

Dance

Red Hot 'N' Bluegrass Featuring Alvin Ailey's The River, Nicolo Fonte's Brave!, and Mark Godden's Double Blind w/ live bluegrass music from the NC band Greasy Beans. September 18-20. Thursday 7:30pm. Friday-Saturday 8pm. $10-$55. Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, 130 N. Tryon St. 704-348-5800.

West Liturgical Dance Ministry Recital Several liturgical dance ministries from the Metrolina area will participate. Call for further details. First Baptist Church, 1801 Oaklawn Ave. Sun., Sept. 21, 4 p.m. Free. 704-372-1075.

Museums

Charlotte Museum of History/Hezekiah Alexander Homesite The Faces of Our State. Through June 2004. Soldier's Stories: War in the First Person. Continues through Sept. 30, 2004. 3500 Shamrock Dr. 704-568-1774.

Discovery Place Danger Rangers Hollywood Fundraiser. The launch of the Danger Rangers exhibit. Sat., Sept. 20, 6:30-10:30 p.m. Mix & Max: Omnimax after hours. The program is aimed at anyone looking for something different on Friday night. Live music, Omnimax films, food and cash bar. Third Friday of every month. $10 members $12 (non-members). Omnimax. Now showing: Top Speed, Journey Into Amazing Caves and Coral Reef Adventure. Call or visit website for times, www.discoveryplace.org. 301 N. Tryon St. 704-372-6261.

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. Pen and Ink Politics: Thomas Nast's Reconstruction-era Cartoons and African American Equality. Continues through Sept. 29. A Portion of the People: 300 Years of Southern Jewish Life. Exhibit runs Sept. 14 through Nov. 30. 200 E. 7th St. 704-333-1887.

Mint Museum of Art All Aglow. Through February 15, 2004. The Art of Romare Bearden. The museum will put on display its 19 remaining works by Charlotte native. Sept. 17-Jan. 4. Burlon Craig and His Legacy. Continues through Oct. 19. Fashions of the Crinoline Era: 1840-1865. Eight mid 19th century crinoline fashions, featuring wide hoop skirts, from the museum's costume collection are currently on display. Through May 2004. Vantage Point 1. Julie Moos: Friends and Enemies, featuring portraits of couples who are either best friends or worst enemies and places them against a non-descript background. Exhibit through Dec. 7. 2730 Randolph Rd. 704-337-2000.

Mint Museum of Craft & Design American Quilt Classics 1800 - 1980: The Charles and Fleur Bresler Collection. Through Jan. 4, 2004. MeraLee Goldman. A free lecture on the history of human adornment from antiquity to the present, in conjunction with the exhibition Sculptural Radiance: The Jewelry and Objects of Linda MacNeil. Registration required. Sun., Sept. 21, 2 p.m. Quilt Demonstration. Sherry Nagel will demonstrate trapunto quilting in the galleries featuring the exhibition American Quilt Classics, 1800-1980. Sun., Sept. 21, 2 p.m. Free, after museum admission. Sculptural Radiance: The Jewelry & Objects of Linda MacNeil. A fusion of glass and gold, featuring 25 works. Through November 23. Tradition & Change: 19th and 20th Century Craft At The Mint. Ongoing exhibit. Tue.-Sun. 220 N. Tryon St. 704-337-2009.

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