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Earth's mightiest heroes save the day — or at least the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena — as "Marvel Universe Live!" continues through Sunday. Look for Elkhorn natives Phil Smage and Troy Neault as Captain America and Wolverine, respectively, amid the show's pyrotechnics. The action returns to the arena, 400 W. Kilbourn Ave., at 7 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m., 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday; and 1 and 5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $23 to $123 at the box office, (414) 908-6001 and the show's website.
Winter's still making a bit of a fight of it, but they'll be rooting for the sun Saturday at the 11th annual Riverwest Follies at Falcon Bowl, 801 E. Clarke St. The doors open at 6 p.m., with the show starting at 7 p.m. The party is scheduled to run until the sun crosses the equator around 11:30 p.m. They'll be collecting donations for the Riverwest Co-Op Solar Seed Fund.
There's a world of world music on tap at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts, 19805 W. Capitol Drive, Brookfield, Saturday at "globalFEST: Creole Carnival," with music by Haitian songstress Emeline Michel, Brazilian samba master Casuarina and Jamaica guitarist Brushy One String. The evening begins at 7 p.m. with a complimentary preshow performance by Panadanza Dance Company and the Samba unit from the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music. globalFEST starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $42 to $73, and available at (262) 781-9520 and the Wilson Center website.