Thursday, October 29, 2009

Weekender

Posted By on Thu, Oct 29, 2009 at 4:06 PM

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

Friday, Oct. 30

Dr. Cornel West

Knight Theater

Dr. Cornel West is one heavy thinker, who ponders big issues, usually related to race, democracy, and human rights. Don’t miss him when he addresses the "State of the Union" at Knight Theater.• Comedy Mitosis, a two-man improv team, presents a special show titled Halloween Eveill at Carolina Actors Studio Theatre tonight. With Crackers and Snackmeat. more...

Special Event Tonight the Visulite Theatre becomes home of the 2009 Glitterati Masquerade Ball: The Devil’s Last Waltz. Break out your craziest outfit or costume and join DJ Wiiz Kid, George Brazil, The J Studio Dancers, Angela Lopez, Roxy C. Moorecox and more for a night of festive dancing, mingling, and drinking. more...

Saturday, Oct. 31

CarnEvil 2009

Amos' Southend

CarnEvil 2009 will feature live performances by Lilith Deville and Beth Ann Phetamine, as well as La Petite Mort Burlesque Troupe and music from a variety of DJs. There will also be a “Zombie Fashion Show,” fire performances and more.

Special Event For a good fright on Halloween, The Haunted Mill comes alive with a staff of scary-looking folks on hand to disturb you and send you home screaming. For the less adventurous, there’s also a game room and mini-golf. more...

Special Event Danse Macabre at Dammit Janet, - presented by Single Cell Productions – will offer live music from Angels On Acid, S.O.U.L and Grevious, as well as a surplus of DJs (DJ Karma, DJ Torchure and DJ Spider, among others). Also, you can expect drink specials, giveaways and lots of fetish performances. more...

Sunday, Nov. 1

Dia de los Muertos

Levine Museum of the New South

Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead, will be celebrated at Levine Museum of the New South today. Those attending can enjoy authentic food and a variety of entertainment, including dancing, art/altar displays, crafts - like decorating a sugar skull with colorful icing and sequins - and more.

Music Eric Benet may be better known as the ex-husband of actress Halle Berry, but he can also play music. You can expect him to crank out a series of melodic soul tunes when he performs at Ovens Auditorium tonight. more...

Theater Theatre Charlotte’s latest production The Woman in Black was adapted by Stephen Mallatratt from Susan Hill’s book. It’s a haunting tale about a ghost that no one wants to encounter, as those who see it die shortly afterwards. more...

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