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Choral Concert The Chamber Singers and Davidson College Concert Choir will present works by Dawson, Dello Joio, Ferko, Kirbye, and others. Davidson College Presbyterian Church. Wed., Oct. 8, 8 p.m. Free. 704-894-2357.

Evelyn Glennie Percussionist brings to life Joseph Schwantner's Concerto for Percussion. Music Director of the London Chamber Orchestra, Christopher Warren-Green, guest conducts. Oct. 10-11, 8 p.m. $15-$70. Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, 130 N. Tryon St. 704-972-2000.

An Evening Of International Song Kathleen Colwell, soprano, and others; Music of Schumann and Schubert. Karen Hite Jacob, piano. Tue., Oct. 14, 8 p.m. Donations suggested. Belmont Abbey Basilica, 100 Belmont-Mount Holly Rd., Belmont. 704-334-3468.

Fall Choral Concert Wed., Oct. 8, 8 p.m. Free. Davidson College Presbyterian Church, Corner of Main St. & Concord Rd., Davidson. 704-894-2357.


Bayou Kitchen Extreme Improv. Live improvised comedy created from your suggestions. Visit 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.

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. Upcoming Performances. Oct 10-11: John Henton; Oct 17-18: Craig Shoemaker; Oct 24-25: Brad Sherwood. 516 N. College St., Visit 704-348-4242.


Blackberry Mountain CPCC'S Dance Central presents a work based on the Appalachian legend of the Brown Mountain lights. Oct. 10-11 at 8pm & Oct. 12 at 2:30pm. $12.00. Pease Auditorium, CPCC, 1200 Elizabeth Ave. 704-330-6534.

Krasnoyarsk National Dance Company of Siberia Russian folk art is brought to life through a symphony of dances. Sun., Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m. $18-$50. Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, 130 N. Tryon St. 704-348-5800.


Charlotte Museum of History The Faces of Our State. Through June 2004. Peter Smolovitz. Coffee and Conversation with the Charlotte Observer Reporter. Thu., Oct. 9, 6:30-8 p.m. Soldier's Stories: War in the First Person. Continues through Sept. 30, 2004. Where Eagles Soar. This collaborative exhibit with the Carolina Raptor Center compares and contrasts eagles in their natural habitats with their symbolic and historical importance. Exhibit runs Oct. 4 through Apr. 4. 3500 Shamrock Dr. 704-568-1774.

Discovery Place 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, Speed. Exhibit and experience delivering a high-speed plunge into the world of high-performance, limit-stretching and barrier-smashing motion. Through Feb. 2004. 301 N. Tryon St. 704-372-6261.

Levine Museum of the New South Cotton Fields to Sky Scrapers. Tue.-Sun. Elmwood/Pinewood Cemetery Walking Tour. The Cemetery is located two blocks west of 6th and Graham Streets. Look for tour signs. Tours last approximately one hour and involve walking on uneven ground. There are no toilet facilities. Call for details. Sat., Oct. 18, 11 a.m. Free. A Novello Evening with Stuart Woods. Suspense novelist Woods is promoting his newest book, Capital Crimes. Tue., Oct. 14, 7:30 p.m. $15. A Portion of the People: 300 Years of Southern Jewish Life. Exhibit runs Sept. 14 through Nov. 30. Writing Our Stories: Southern Jewish Writers. Explore the world of Southern Jewish literature with Tony Award, Academy Award, and Pulitzer Prize winner Alfred Uhry, playwright of Driving Miss Daisy among others. Thu., Oct. 9, 7 p.m. $10 for museum members, $15 for non-members. 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. Through 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. Oyster Roast. Food, beverages, live entertainment. Fri., Oct. 10, 7-10 p.m. Members in advance $20, non-membersin advance $25; all $30 at door. Raphael to Monet. Features 58 masterpieces from one of the nation's most celebrated collections of European art from the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore. Exhibit runs Oct. 18 through Jan. 11. 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. 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. Wine Classes. Carolina Wine Club, Fall Series. Oct. 14: Rogue Blends from Australia; Oct. 21: Influence of Oak Aging in Red Wine; Oct. 28: Petite Sirah, Syrah, Shiraz-A Comparison. All 6:30 - 8pm. email: $30 per session. 220 N. Tryon St. 704-337-2009.

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