Take a trip back in time with On Q Productions. Its latest take to the stage The Colored Museum is set on an airplane that lands at different museums — each remembering significant periods in time related to African-Americans. From slavery days and the Civil Rights Movement to present day, the vignette-like pieces carry a powerful message. $22. April 3, 3 p.m.; April 7, 7:30 p.m.; April 8-9, 8 p.m.; April 10, 3 p.m. Duke Energy Theatre, 345 North College St. 704-372-1000. www.blumenthalcenter.org.