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Thursday, April 1, 2010

Weekender

Posted By on Thu, Apr 1, 2010 at 4:19 PM

Check out these events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area this weekend— as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing.

Friday, April 2

Flights of Fancy

Ciel Gallery

Tonight during Southend's gallery crawl, Ciel Gallery will have an opening reception for its newest exhibition, titled Flights of Fancy. Featured in the show are mixed media mosaics, textile art and photography by 28 artists from the U.S., Australia, Monaco, Ireland and Canada.

Food Tropical Bakery & Café is primarily a bakery with tasty treats that include bread, cakes, juices, snacks and Brazilian soft drinks. Stop in and try the coxinhas. more...

Comedy Sharazad Improv performs its totally non-scripted, created on the spot comedy show at Wine Up tonight. more...

Saturday, April 3

Jersey Boys

Belk Theater

Belk Theater welcomes Jersey Boys - the Tony Award-winning musical about the popular 1960s band, The Four Seasons (Think: "Big Girls Don't Cry") - with a wop-boppin' performance tonight. This production tells the story of how the band members -Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi - rose from a working-class lifestyle to peg a successful spot in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and pop music history.

Benefit In its fourth year, the annual Dogswalk Against Cancer lets you walk for a good cause. Hosted by The American Cancer Society, the non-competitive walk raises awareness and funds for the fight against cancer in both humans and animals. more...

Sports You can expect action, as Ring Of Honor presents its show, The Big Bang – featuring aspects of the Japanese, Mexican and mixed-martial arts schools with full ring combat - at Grady Cole Center tonight. more..

Sunday, April 4

The Mojo & The Sayso

Duke Energy Theatre

On Q Productions’ The Mojo & The Sayso is dedicated in part to Clifford Glover, a 10-year-old boy who was shot and killed by New York City Police. In the play, a family loses their child in the same way and must learn to cope with the terrible crime.

Music NYC's Outernational brings its defiant brand of rock, laced with bits of ska and punk to The Milestone tonight. With Soft Opening and For Disaster. more...

Comedy It’s Funny First Sunday at House of Jazz and stand-up comedy is in full swing with performances by Nick Lewis and headlining comedian Shuckey Duckey. more...

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