'The Belle of Amherst'
Contemporary Youth Arts Company closes its production of the one-woman play "The Belle of Amherst" with performances at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday at the Capitol Center Theater, 123 Summers St.
Star Mandy Harper worked for a year on the production, wherein she brings to life Emily Dickinson and 14 other characters in the poet's life.
Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for students and seniors. Call 304-342-6522.
Leon Sullivan documentary
"A Principled Man: Rev. Leon Sullivan" will screen for free at 7 p.m. Friday at the Culture Center Theater.
The 60-minute documentary produced by Charleston's MotionMasters studio is a look at the life and legacy of the Charleston native who mentored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., helped free Nelson Mandela, spent years fighting apartheid in South Africa and worked tirelessly for equal pay for equal work and integration of the races in all eating, comfort and work facilities.
Executive producer Diana Sole Walko, who worked closely with Sullivan while making the film, will lead a question and answer session after the screening. Call 304-558-0220.
'Breaking Dawn' release party
The Target store at The Shops at Trace Fork will hold a late-night event Friday to celebrate the DVD release of "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn -- Part 1."
Beginning at 11 p.m., fans can see an exclusive, world-premiere scene from the first half of the final film.
At midnight, sales begin for the store's Limited-Collector's Edition DVD, which includes an authentic prop flower from the film's wedding scene. Visit www.target.com/twilight.
Opera at the movies
The Metropolitan Opera's live performance of "Götterdämmerung," the final of Wagner's "The Ring" operas, screens live at noon Saturday at Cinemark Huntington Mall and Great Escape Nitro.
Tickets at Nitro are $20 for adults and $16 for seniors and children. Call 304-769-0405. At Huntington, they are $22 for adults, $20 for seniors and $15 for children. Call 304-733-3984.