Alice Coote A concert by mezzo soprano with pianist Julius Drake. Tue., March 23, 8 p.m. $10-15. Sloan Music Center, Davidson College, Davidson. 704-894-2101.
Anonymous 4 An international vocal ensemble will perform as part of their farewell tour. www.cultureandheritagemuseums.org. Sat., March 20, 8 p.m. $15, $12 CHM members, $5 students. McCelvey Center, York, 212 E. Jefferson St., York. 803-684-3948 Ext. 21.
Vijay Siva A Carnatic vocal recital accompanied by Shriram Kumar on Violin and J. Vaidyanathan on Mridangam (south Indian percussion).At Tyler-Tallman Hall. Sun., March 21, 2 p.m. Sloan Music Center, Davidson College, Davidson. 704-894-2244.
Bayou Kitchen Comedy. Extreme Improv: Fridays 8pm - Chicago Style long from improv "The Gallery"; Saturdays 8pm - "Who's Line Is it?" style improv; Psychotic Pooch at 10pm. Fridays and Saturdays. www.extremeimprov.comwww.psychoticpooch.com. $10. 1958 E 7th St. 866-467-7681.
The Comedy Zone Upcoming Performances:. Mar. 18-20 & Mar. 25-27: James Gregory. www.thecomedyzone.net. 516 N. College St. 704-348-4242.
Katchikally NickLewis Comedy Corner. Best of Urban Comedians from HBO, BET Comicview. Fri & Sat 10pm. 204 W. Woodlawn Road Suite A. 704-567-2634.
The Perch Theatre New Location. Sketch comedy club/theater. www.theperch.com. 830 Lamar Ave. 704-372-7724.
Charlotte Museum of History The Faces of Our State. Through June 2004. Powerful Persuaders: World War II Posters. Guns, tanks, and bombs may have been the chief weapons of World War II, but there were other forms of warfare. Propaganda posters waged an ongoing campaign for the hearts and minds of the American people. Through Sept. 1. 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. Through Apr. 4. 3500 Shamrock Dr. 704-568-1774.
Discovery Place Machine Shop. Get a lift from the pulley, spin wheels, gears and learn about inclined planes and more. Daily. Mix & Max: Omnimax after hours. The program is aimed at anyone looking for something different. Live music, Omnimax films, food and cash bar. Mar. 18 featuring Rudy Currence. $10 members $12 (non-members). Omnimax. Now showing: Space Station, Top Speed, and Journey Into Amazing Caves. Call or visit website for times, www.discoveryplace.org. A T. Rex Named Sue. A fully articulated cast of a T-Rex fossil now on display. www.discoveryplace.org. 301 N. Tryon St. 704-372-6261.
Levine Museum of the New South Cotton Fields to Sky Scrapers. Tue.-Sun. Courage: The Carolina Story That Changed America. The 1954 decision, Brown v. Board of Education (the Supreme Court declared racially segregated public schools unconstitutional), initiated massive change in race relations across the country. Through Aug. 15. 200 E. 7th St. 704-333-1887.
Mint Museum of Art Artful Dining. A celebration of foods through the history of art. Mar. 16 & 23, 7:30-9pm. $10-15. 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. Margaret Bourke-White. The photography of design, 1927-1936. March 11-May 2. Through the Eye of the Camera. 19th and 20th century photography. March 11-May 2. VantagePoint II. Julie Heffernan: Interior Transformations, featuring large scale paintings. Mar. 15: Heffernan will discuss her paintings at 3pm. March 11-Sept. 5. 2730 Randolph Rd. 704-337-2000.
Mint Museum of Craft & Design The Artful Teapot: 20th Century Expressions from the Kamm Collection. An exhibit examining the chameleon-like form of the teapot and how it has become an inventive vehicle for artistic expression in the 20th century. Through May 30. Spectrum: The Sculpture of Jon Kuhn. Works in blown glass. Through Mar. 21. Tradition & Change: 19th and 20th Century Craft At The Mint. Ongoing exhibit. Tue.-Sun. 220 N. Tryon St. 704-337-2009.
Museum of York County Paper Quilting. Children, ages 5 and older with an accompanying adult, will tour through the exhibit Piecing a Quilt of Life: World Connections. Children will learn to make quilted creations without using a needle, but with paper, fabric and magazines. Sat., March 20, 10 a.m. regular museum admission, free for CHM members. Piecing a Quilt of Life: World Connections. Features contemporary art quilts made by 23 women with stories to tell. Through Apr. 25. Student Art Competition and Exhibition. 23rd Annual exhibit. March 11-April 11. Vernon Grant. An exhibit of Grant's work, Storybook Village. Through Oct. 31. 4621 Mount Gallant Rd., Rock Hill. 803-329-2121.
Readings & Signings
Barnes & Noble, Arboretum Jonathan Marks. UNCC Professor of Anthropology will discuss his book What it Means to Be 98% Chimpanzee. Wed., March 24, 7 p.m. 3327 Pineville-Matthews Rd. 704-341-9365.
Borders, Morrocroft Steve Brown. Meet the author of the popular Susan Chase Mystery series. Sat., March 20, 1 p.m. 3900 Colony Rd. 704-365-6261.