SATUR­DAY

PIANO CLAS­SICS

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Award-win­ning pi­anist and record­ing artist Cy­prien Kat­saris per­forms two big con­certi this week­end with the Eroica En­sem­ble un­der con­duc­tor Michael Gil­bert. Along with Beethoven’s Piano Con­certo No. 3 in C mi­nor and Liszt’s Piano Con­certo No. 2 in A Ma­jor, the orches­tra plays Mozart’s over­ture to “The Magic Flute” and Liszt’s “Les Pre­ludes.” 8 p.m. Satur­day at the Ger­man­town Per­form­ing Arts Cen­tre, 1801 Ex­eter, and 3 p.m. Sun­day at First Con­gre­ga­tional Church, 1000 S. Cooper. Ad­mis­sion is free, do­na­tions ac­cepted. On the web at eroicamem­phis.org.

HELP FOR HAITI

Café Ole hosts an auc­tion of Haitian art to ben­e­fit the Lou­ver­ture Cleary School , which pro­vides free ed­u­ca­tion to the coun­try’s need­i­est chil­dren. All pro­ceeds of the event — which also in­cludes live mu­sic, free ap­pe­tiz­ers and a cash bar — will go di­rectly to the school. 5-8 p.m. 959 S. Cooper. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 210-7463, or go to haitian­pro­ject.org. Doors open at 9 p.m. 1913 Po­plar Tick­ets are $10. hi­tone­mem­phis.com, or call 278-8663.

Dic­ta­tor Ade­noid Hynkel tries to con­quer the world in the 1940 film “The Great Dic­ta­tor,” show­ing Thurs­day at the Brooks.

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