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Local arts & entertainment news May 16-22

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China Grove Veteran’s Memorial Wall dedication
10 a.m. Friday May 17
CHINA GROVE — Friday ceremony starts 10 a.m. China Grove Community Park, 412 S. Myrtle Ave. Breakfast for vets, social hour, military displays 9-10 a.m. Info 704-857-2466.

‘Asperger’s Are Us’ Comedy Show

7-9 p.m. Tuesday, May 21

Hot off Netflix and HBO, Asperger’s Are Us is an absurdist comedy troupe — the first troupe of people with Asperger’s Syndrome.
Monty Python- and Andy Kaufman-style humor focuses on dark absurdism and wordplay, which Aspies seem to enjoy a lot.
No self deprecation or Autism jokes, they solely focus on making each other and you laugh.
Great for ages 11+ with mild rude humor for kids who can stay seated for a hour and half performance. Refreshments available on site.
Handicap accessible. Tickets are $13-$15.
Grievous Gallery, 111 W. Bank St., 980-330-1278 or grievous-gallery.ticketleap.com

‘Best Laid Plans’ Mystery Dinner Theater
7 p.m. May 31
Jump into a 1930s Hollywood whodunit performed by the Murder Mystery Company from Charlotte. Come dressed as your favorite actor or dressed to impress as your best self.
Choose a meal of pork loin or baked chicken; cost $30 per person. Tickets are limited to 150.
Held at Christ United Methodist Church. Call 704-433-4802, 704-213-1161, 704-213-1256 or 704-223-3427 for tickets.

Kannapolis hosts Sunday Afternoon jazz in Veterans Park
1-3 p.m. Sunday
KANNAPOLIS — Andre Ferreri and Dawn Anthony.
Andre’s signature style combines the sound and energy of rock with improvisational jazz.
Dawn sings everything from classical to jazz, and musical theater to gospel.
Veterans Park, 118 N. Main St., www.kannapolisnc.gov

Salisbury Swing Band live in Albemarle
ALBEMARLE — 7:30-9:30 pm May 23: Part of the Market Station Summer Concert Series. Under the direction of Catawba’s Dr. Stephen Etters and featuring award-winning vocalist Laura Millspaugh. 501 W Main St. under a covered pavilion; bring a lawn chair. Free. Concessions available for purchase. Info 704-798-5840.

Intimidators host last season home game fireworks
KANNAPOLIS — The Intimidators are in their last year at Intimidators Stadium.
7 p.m. May 14-16:Lexington Legends
7 p.m. May 18-20: Delmarva Shorebirds. Fireworks follow the May 18 game.
The Intimidators will also celebrate Independence Day for back-to-back nights on July 2-3, both at 7 p.m.
Finally, Kannapolis will blowout Intimidators Stadium one last time on Thursday, Aug. 29 at 7 p.m. against Hagerstown.
Tickets and info at 704-932-3267 or intimidatorsbaseball.com

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