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Classical Music

Charlotte Symphony An evening of Schumann with guest cellist Alban Gerhardt. www.charlottesymphony.org. April 2; April 3, 8 p.m. $14-$64. Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, 130 N. Tryon St. 704-972-2000.

Davidson College Chambers Singers Concert will include works by Mozart and Henry Purcell. Wed., April 7, 8 p.m. Free. Sloan Music Center, Davidson College, Davidson. 704-894-2357.

Debojyoti Bose A Hindustani (North Indian) classical performance on Sarod (a sitar-like instrument) with Kaushik Sen on tabla. After Hours, Cone Center, UNCC, 9201 University City Blvd. anasipur@uncc.edu. Sun., April 4, 3 p.m. $15, Free for UNCC students and under 14. 704-697-8189.

First Tuesday Concerts Chamber Music at St. Peter's will offer two pieces scored for violin, viola and cello by Max Reger and Ernst Von Dohnanyi. St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 7th & N. Tryon.AfterWork Concert (5:30pm).www.chambermusicatstpeters.org. Tue., April 6, 12:10 p.m. Free. 704-335-0009.

The Fry Street Quartet Chamber music performance by the faculty quartet-in-residence at Utah State Univ. Mon., April 5, 8 p.m. $15, $10 seniors. Sloan Music Center, Davidson College, Davidson. 704-894-2135.

Spring Choral Concert Prsented by Queens University Choral Dept., featuring selections spanning the Renaissance to American 20th century.Belk Chapel, Queens Univ. Wed., April 7, 8 p.m. Free. 704-337-2269.

Comedy

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. 31-Apr. 3: Michael Reed, Andy Ritchie, D. Cameron; Apr. 3: The Perch & Talking Baby (11pm); Apr. 4: Mark Mathis & Michael Reed; Apr. 7-10: Michael Mack, Kurt Green & Glen Snyder. 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.

Dance

1001 Arabian Nights These 10th century epic tales will be performed by the Moving Poets Theater of Dance. www.movingpoets.org. Mar. 31-Apr. 3, 8pm; Apr. 4, 7pm. $18.50-$23. Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, 130 N. Tryon St. 704-527-6683.

Eclectic Motion Emotions take flight: Spring dance concert features eight works that cover a wide range of emotions, styles and genres. Presented by UNCC Dept. of Dance. Mar. 31-Apr. 3, 8pm; Apr. 4, 2pm. $5 students, $6 faculty, $10 public. Rowe Recital Hall, UNCC. 704-687-2599.

Le Corsaire A ballet of love and betrayal set in early 19th century Turkey featuring pre-professional dance students from Northwest School of the Arts. April 1; April 2; April 3, 7:30 p.m. $5. Spirit Square, 345 N. College St. 704-372-1000.

Museums

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. Omnimax. Now showing: NASCAR: The IMAX Experience, T. rex: Back to the Cretaceous, and Lost Worlds: Life in the Balance. 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 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 25-May 2. Through the Eye of the Camera. 19th and 20th century photography. March 25-May 2. VantagePoint II. Julie Heffernan: Interior Transformations, featuring large scale paintings. Mar. 15: Heffernan will discuss her paintings at 3pm. March 25-Sept. 5. 2730 Randolph Rd. 704-337-2000.

Mint Museum of Craft & Design The Art of Gold. Exhibit presents 80 contemporary gold objects. Apr. 3-Aug. 8. 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. 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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