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Classical Music

Carolina Pro Musica Concert features works by Telemann, Roman, Bach, and Buxtehude. www.carolinapromusica.org. Fri., Oct. 29, 8:15 p.m. $7.50-$15. St. Martin's Episcopal Church, 1510 E. 7th St. 704-334-3468.

Charlotte Chamber Singers Repertoire includes music by Hovland, Hogan, Gardner, Costantini, Este, and Mulholland. Belk Chapel. Wed., Oct. 27, 8 p.m. Free. Queens University, 1900 Selwyn Ave. 704-337-2269.

Charlotte Symphony Conducted by Alan Yamamoto, the Charlotte Symphony will accompany harpist Catrin Finch. www.charlottesymphony.org. Oct. 29-30, 8pm. $14-$68. Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, 130 N. Tryon St. 704-372-1000.

Davidson College Concert Choir Soloists and an orchestra performing works by Mozart and Haydn. Presbyterian Church. Wed., Oct. 27, 8 p.m. Free. Davidson College.

First Tuesday Concerts Chamber Music at St. Peter's offers Arensky String Quartet with the unusual combination of two cellos. www.chambermusicatstpeters.org. Tue., Nov. 2, 12:10 p.m. & 5:30 p.m. Free. St. Peter's Episcopal Church, 115 West 7th St. 704-335-0009.

Organ Concert Performance will include a variety of music from Harry Potter to Bach. Sun., Oct. 31, 7:30 p.m. Free. Memorial United Methodist Church, 4012 Central Ave. 704-537-2060.

University Choirs Concert Presented by the Department of Music. www.uncc.edu/music. Thu., Oct. 28, 7 p.m. Free. Rowe Recital Hall, UNCC. 704-687-4473.

Winthrop Guitar Ensemble Directed by Lewis H. Dickert, Jr. Mon., Nov. 1, 8 p.m. Free. Frances May Barnes Recital Hall, Winthrop University. 803-323-2255.

Women's Brass Recital Faculty and guest artists from the area. Wed., Oct. 27, 8 p.m. Free. Frances May Barnes Recital Hall, Winthrop University. 803-323-2255.

Comedy

Charlotte Comedy Theater Extreme Improv. A high energy, audience interactive show similar to "Who's Line Is It Anyway?" Shows rated R. www.extremeimprov.com. Fri, 10pm; Sat, 8pm (non-smoking), 10pm (No Sat. shows Oct. 30 and Nov. 6). $10. 1111 - D Hawthorne Ln. 866-467-7681.

The Comedy Zone Upcoming Performances. Oct. 27-30: Scott Angrave and Andy Hendrickson. www.comedyzone.net. 516 N. College St. 704-348-4242.

Dilworth Neighborhood Grille The Pink Turtle Sketchprov Experience. Whose Line, Second City, and Sketchprov style improv comedy. Reservations suggested. www.pinkturtle.net. Saturdays, 8pm. Free. 911 E. Morehead St. 704-301-1564.

Tyber Creek Pub The Pink Turtle Sketchprov Experience. "Whose Line" type short form improv. Reservations suggested. www.pinkturtle.net. Fridays, 8pm. Free. 1933 S. Blvd. 704-301-1564.

Dance

Casanova Frankenstein & A Beautiful Murder Moving Poets present a political horror satire in which Frankenstein's monster becomes President. www.movingpoets.org. Oct. 27, 29, 31, Wed.-Sat., 8pm; Sun. 7pm. $12-$22.50. Hart-Witzen Gallery, 136 E. 36 St. 704-527-6683.

Dracula Presented by Moving Poets. Oct. 24, 28, 30, Wed.-Sat, 8pm; Sun. 7pm. $12-$22.50. Hart-Witzen Gallery, 136 E. 36 St. 704-527-6683.

On Your Toes Dept. of Dance and Theatre at UNCC presents a musical comedy which combines the music and lyrics of Rodgers and Hart with the choreography of George Balanchine. Robinson Hall. Wed. Nov 3-Sat., Nov. 6, & Thurs. Nov. 11- Sat. Nov. 13 at 8pm; Sun., Nov. 14 at 2pm. $5-$15. UNC-Charlotte. 704-687-4473.

Museums

Charlotte Museum of History Haunted Homesite. Bring the family for an evening at the Hezekiah Alexander homesite with tours, apple bobbing, fall craft activities, and more. Reservations requested. Sat., Oct. 30, 6-10 p.m. $6. Haunted Homesite. A tour of the Hezekiah Alexander Homesite including fun fall family activities. Sat., Oct. 30, 6-9 p.m. $6. Main Streets of Our State. A traveling photography exhibit. Oct. 21-Jan. 2. Our Changing Landscape: Early Views of People and Place in the Carolina Piedmont. An exhibition that illustrates and interprets the changes in the Carolina Piedmont landscape. Oct. 21-May 25. Stitched from the Soul. The Farmer-James collection of African American quilts. Oct. 21-March 25. 3500 Shamrock Dr. 704-568-1774.

Discovery Place Amazing Inventor's Festival. Discover the secrets of engine function, explore the history of clocks and their technology and see demonstrations of products used in space programs and learn how they relate to our everyday lives. Sat., Oct. 30, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Communication Exhibit. Follow electronic messages around the world, see your voice, and get a glimpse at the next generation of the information age. Oct. 21-Jan. 10. Lunar Eclipse Viewing Party. Presented by Discovery Place and the Charlotte Amateur Astronomers Club. Wed., Oct. 27, 8 p.m. Free. Omnimax. Omnimax is closed for renovations through mid-November. www.discoveryplace.org. 301 N. Tryon St. 704-372-6261.

Levine Museum of the New South Cotton Fields to Sky Scrapers. Tue.-Sun. Living Traditions. Folk Arts of the American South. Oct. 21-Jan. 9. We're Still Here: Native Americans in the Southeast. Oct. 21-Jan. 9. 200 E. 7th St. 704-333-1887.

Mint Museum of Art Andrew Wyeth: The Helga Pictures. An opportunity to see the work of America's foremost realist artist. Oct. 21-Jan. 9. Guild of Charlotte Artists. Monthly meeting including program with Carolyn DiGiovanni. Guests welcome. Wed., Oct. 27, 7 p.m. North Carolina Pottery: A Restless Tradition. Oct. 30-Feb. 27. Porcelain American Style. July 31, 2004-June 14, 2005. Pottery American Style. Oct. 21-Feb. 20. VantagePoint III: Elizabeth Turk - The Collars. Oct. 21-Dec. 31. 2730 Randolph Rd. 704-337-2000.

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