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Arts Agenda 

Classical Music

Nova Voce A women's choral ensemble dedicated to the art of women's voices in ensemble singing will present their spring concert. www.novavoce.org. Sat., May 7, 8 p.m. $10-$12. Myers Park United Methodist Church, 1501 Queens Rd. 704-577-6273.

Reach Out Chamber Music at St. Peter's Outreach Concert Festival. May 5 (7pm), International House, 332 Hawthorne Ln.; May 6 (7:30pm), Matthews Community Center, 100 McDowell St. East; May 15 (4pm), St. Alban's Episcopal Church, 301 Caldwell Ln., Davidson. www.chambermusicatstpeters.org. International House, 322 Hawthorne Lane. 704-335-0009.

Comedy

Charlotte Comedy Theater Live Improvised Comedy. Interactive, improvisational comedy similar to Whose Line Is it Anyway. Rated R. www.charlottecomedy.com. Thursdays - The Perch sketch comedy 9pm & 10:15 call 704-566-0053. Fri & Sat, 8 & 10pm. $10. 1111 - D Hawthorne Ln. 866-467-7681.

The Comedy Zone Upcoming Performances:. May 4-7: Todd Barry; May 11-14: Hypnotist Mike Mesmer "eyes". www.thecomedyzone.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. Fri. & Sat., 8:30pm. $5. 911 E. Morehead St. 704-301-1564.

SK Netcafe Stand-Up Wednesday. Featuring acts and open mic. Bring canned goods to feed the hungry. Wed., May 4, 10 p.m. 1425 Elizabeth Ave. 704-334-1523.

Dance

World Beat Choreographer Alonzo King joins forces with musicians from Spain, South Africa, and Spain to present a United Nations of dance. May 5, 7:30pm; May 6, 8pm; May 7, 2 & pm. $27-$55. Blumenthal Performing Arts Center, 130 N. Tryon St. 704-372-1000.

Museums

Charlotte Museum of History Kites to Kitty Hawk. A multi-media interactive exhibit. April 30-Sept. 6. 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. April 28-May 25. 3500 Shamrock Dr. 704-568-1774.

Discovery Place If These Walls Could Talk. The exhibit investigates the science and history of the structures that humans create. April 28-May 31. IMAX Dome. Now showing Roar: Lions of the Kalahari, Bugs! A Rainforest Adventure and Forces of Nature. www.discoveryplace.org. 301 N. Tryon St. 704-372-6261.

Levine Museum of the New South Cotton Fields to Sky Scrapers. Tue.-Sun. Project Hometown's Create. Don't Hate. Moving Poets collaborates with the museum for exhibit. Reception: May 6, 6:30pm. Through May. 200 E. 7th St. 704-333-1887.

Mint Museum of Art Creighton Michael: Patterns of Perception. April 28-July 3. Porcelain American Style. Through June 14. Retrospective of Prints by Chuck Close. April 28-Aug. 7. Run for the Roses. The Young Affiliates of the Mint present the Derby Daze 2005. Featuring music by Rick Spreitzer Band, food and more. www.youngaffiliates.org. Sat., May 7, 4-7 p.m. $20-$30. 2730 Randolph Rd. 704-337-2000.

Mint Museum of Craft + Design Murano: Glass from the Olnick Spanu Collection. April 28-Dec. 31. Point of View III: North Carolina Artists as Collectors. May 7-Oct. 9. Tradition & Change: 19th and 20th Century Craft At The Mint. Tue.-Sun. Wine Classes. Ordering wine in a restaurant. May 3, 6:30-8pm. $30. 220 N. Tryon St. 704-337-2009.

Museum of York County Eewww, Yuck!. Understanding Nature's Most Unhuggable Creatures. Through Summer 2005. Our Changing Landscapes: Early views of people and places in Carolina Piedmont. April 28-May 15. 4621 Mount Gallant Rd., Rock Hill. 803-329-2121.

Readings & Signings

Barnes & Noble, Huntersville Dr. Robert Cochran. Author will discuss and sign Understanding Chronic Pain: A Doctor Talks to His Patients. Fri., May 6, 7 p.m. Birkdale Village, 8725 Townley Rd., Huntersville. 704-895-8863.

Books-A-Million, Concord Mills Dusty Rhodes. Author will sign Dusty: Reflections of an American Dream. Fri., May 6, 7 p.m. 8301 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord Mills Mall.

Borders, Stonecrest Dusty Rhodes. Author will sign Dusty: Reflections of an American Dream. Sat., May 7, 11 a.m. 7836 Rea Rd. 704-752-3782.

Park Road Books Dean King. Author will sign Skeletons on the Zahara. Thu., May 12, 7 p.m. Thomas Rain Crowe. Author will sign Zoro's Field. Sat., May 14, 1 p.m. Park Road Shopping Center, 4139 Park Rd. 704-525-9239.

RealEyes BookStore Claudette Milner. Author will sign her book Children of Plains Estates. Sun., May 15, 2-5 p.m. 3306-A N. Davidson. 704-377-8989.

Spoken Word

Jackson's Java Poetry Open Mic. Hosted by Jonathan Rice. Thu., May 12, 8 p.m. 8544 University City Blvd. 704-595-9526.

Tea Rex Teahouse Poetry Open Mic. Hosted by Jonathan Rice. Fri., May 6, 7:30 p.m. 2102 South Blvd. 704-595-9526.

Theater: Openings

The Commedia Princess and the Pea A Tarradiddle Players production based loosely and laughingly on the classic fairy tale by Hans Christian Anderson. May 6, 7:30pm; May 7 1pm & 3pm; May 8, 2pm & 4pm; May 13, 7:30pm; May 14, 1pm & 3pm; May 15, 2pm & 4pm. $10. Children's Theatre of Charlotte, 1017 E. Morehead St. 704-376-5745.

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