At 6 p.m. Thursday, Gail Wight, associate professor in the Department of Art and Art History at Stanford University, will speak in the first "Intersection of the Arts & Sciences" lecture at the Clay Center. In the free talk, Wight will discuss how she integrates science into her artwork as she investigates issues of biology and the history of science and technology. Call 304-561-3570.
Alison Krauss tickets
Alison Krauss & Union Station will perform at the Charleston Municipal Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 29. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday and are $47 and $57. Call 800-745-3000 or visit www.ticketmaster.com.
Landau in Beckley
Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Beckley-Raleigh Convention Center. Tickets are $37 for floor seating and $27 for balcony seating. Call 888-695-0888 or visit www.beckleyconventioncenter.com for tickets. Call 304-252-7361 with questions.
Children have the chance to meet Smurfette, Papa Smurf and Clumsy Smurf from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in Charleston Town Center Mall's food court. Bring your camera. Call 304-345-9525.
Opera at the movies
The Metropolitan Opera's live performance of "The Enchanted Island" screens live at Cinemark Huntington Mall and Great Escape Nitro at 12:55 p.m. Saturday. In the production, the lovers from Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" are shipwrecked on the island from "The Tempest."
Tickets at Nitro are $20 for adults and $16 for seniors and children. At Huntington, they are $22 for adults, $20 for seniors and $15 for children. Call 304-769-0405 (Nitro) or 304-733-3984 (Huntington).
New Clay Center exhibit
"Sustainable Choices" opens Saturday in the Clay Center's Mylan Explore-atory. It explores electricity, the water cycle, recycling and more in an interactive exhibit for all ages.
'Carnaval Rio' sold out
The Clay Center and Charleston Ballet fundraiser, "Carnaval Rio," to be held Saturday is sold out. A waiting list is open for those interested in single tickets. Call 304-561-3570.