CLUBS/CONCERTS

Wednesday 10 

Bertha’s. Whale Show.

The Birchmere. Aaron Neville Quintet.

Cat’s Eye Pub. Muleman Band.

Creme Restaurant and Lounge. Live jazz.

The 8x10. Alan Evan’s Playonbrother, Elephant Wrecking Ball.

The Fillmore. French Montana, Jeremih, K.O.V.E.

Liam Flynn’s Ale House. Traditional Irish Music Session.

Metro Gallery. The Flying Eyes, Old Testament, The Shine Brothers, George Cessna.

9:30 Club. Robert Randolph and The Family Band.

Phaze 10. Open mic.

Rams Head Live. Chevelle, Crobot, Raw Fabrics.

Rams Head On stage. Peter White’s Christmas.

Red Maple. Internationalism with DJ Babak.

The Sidebar. Hank and The Cupcakes, Radar, The Fun Never Starts, Intandum.

The Tin Roof. Dirt.

Thursday 11 

An Die Musik. Jamal Moore.

Baltimore Soundstage. Attila, Crown The Empire, Like Moths to Flames, Sworn In.

Bertha’s. Jeff Reed Trio.

The Birchmere. Tab Benoit, Tommy Castro, The Samantha Fish Band.

The Black Cat. Exit Verse, The Effects.

Cat’s Eye Pub. Skyla Burrell Blues Band.

The 8x10. Better Off Dead.

The Fillmore. 3BallMTY, Los Rakas, Maracuyeah.

Germano’s Piattini. Beth McDonald and Joe Holt.

The Get Down. Spirit - Weekly Rave Event. 

Hard Rock Café. Live Music Thursdays.

Joe Squared. June Star, Michael Kelly.

Metro Gallery. 20ooo, Bug Martin, The Tool Shed, Prettyboy Tapwater.

The Ottobar. Animal Collective DJ Set.

Rams Head Center Stage. Art Sherrod Jr.

Rams Head On stage. Cheryl Wheeler, Patty Larkin.

Red Maple. Afrodesiac with DJ Chris Brooks & JFell, Deeper Roots with Quincy and Cian.

The Sidebar. Enemy Insects, Apathy Cycle, Blackwolf Beach, Ninety Six Ghosts, Bouncing Betty.

The Tin Roof. Sly 45.

The Windup Space. Chris Pumphrey Sextet, Disappearing Ink, Mink Hollow.

Friday 12 

An Die Musik. Michael Thomas Quintet.

Baltimore Soundstage. Chiodos, We Came As Romans, Sleepwave, Slaves.

Bertha’s. The Juke Drivers.

The Birchmere. Nick Lowe’s Quality Holiday Revue, Los Straitjackets, Ian McLagan.

The Black Cat. DJs Shea Van Horn and Matt Bailer.

Cat’s Eye Pub. Nothin’ But Trouble, Billy Thomson and Jeff Baynum.

The 8x10. See-I, Evokatones.

The Fillmore. HIM, Motionless in White, Wounds.

Germano’s Piattini. A Very “Mary” Evening.

Hard Rock Café. Hard Rock After Dark.

The James Joyce Pub. Ed and Frank.

Joe Squared. Craig Cummings, The Hummingbyrds.

Metro Gallery. The Skull, ConClave, Crypt Sermon.

The Ottobar. Civil City, Over Andover, Chononauts, Danger Parker.

Phaze 10. Live jazz and DJ. 

Rams Head Center Stage. The Morrison Brothers Band.

Rams Head Live. Bro Safari, Craze, ETC!ETC!, CRNKN, Ape Drums.

Rams Head On stage. Paula Poundstone.

The Tin Roof. Under The Covers.

Concerts

Smokey Robinson. The super smooth Motown legend and former Miracles frontman returns to Baltimore. 8 p.m., Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric, (410) W. Mt. Royal Ave., (410) 900-1150lyricoperahouse.com, $55-$130.

Saturday 13 

An Die Musik. Benito Gonzalez.

Baltimore Soundstage. GWAR, Corrosion of Conformity, American Sharks.

Bertha’s. Garnet Hearts.

The Birchmere. Judy Collins.

The Black Cat. DJs Carrie Nation and Jennder.

Cat’s Eye Pub. Nothin’ But Trouble, Eddy and the Haskyls.

The 8x10. Soohan, Space Jesus, James Nasty.

Germano’s Piattini. Larry Brown Quartet.

The James Joyce Pub. Danny Burns.

Joe Squared. Ms. Sara, Rachel and Lauren from Gunwife Gone.

Metro Gallery. Tiny Moving Parts, Seaway, Wish List, Something More.

9:30 Club. Scythian, Driftwood.

The Ottobar. Dog Fashion Disco, Smile Culture, Vessel,  Seventh Seal.

Phaze 10. Live jazz and DJ.

Rams Head Center Stage. KleptoRadio.

Rams Head Live. The Legwarmers.

Rams Head On stage. Dublin 5, Seamus Kennedy.

Red Maple. Goodlife Saturdays with Tony Smooth and Nick Callahan.

The Sidebar. Braceface, Kill Lincoln, Aspiga, Rooney’s Shoe, Imaginary Hockey League.

The Windup Space. Onespot Fringehead, The Stars and the Sea, Lushfarm.

Sunday 14 

Bertha’s. Garnet Hearts.

The Birchmere. Sweet Honey In The Rock.

Cat’s Eye Pub. Steve Kraemer & the Bluesicians, Linwood Taylor Band.

Germano’s Piattini. Todd Harrison Twining.

Looney’s Pub Canton. Looney’s Pub Sunday Fundays.

9:30 Club. Netsky, Kove.

Rams Head On stage. Jon McLaughlin, Andy Davis.

Red Maple. Dream with DJ Tanz.

Monday 15 

Baltimore Soundstage. The Ghost Inside, Every Time I Die, Architects, Hundredth, Backtrack.

The Birchmere. Aimee Mann’s Christmas Show.

Cat’s Eye Pub. Phil Cunneff New Trio.

Charm City Art Space. Knockout Kid, A Brighter Life, Suburbs.

The Fillmore. Train, Matt Nathanson, Mary Lambert.

Liam Flynn’s Ale House. Gypsy jazz jam.

The Windup Space. Electric Shrine open mic.

Tuesday 16 

The Birchmere. Aimee Mann’s Christmas Show.

Cats Eye Pub. Carl Filipiak Jazz Band.

Charm City Art Space. Death Before Dishonor, Lifetime Shitlist, Monger, Bereave.

Club 347. Essence Jam Session.

9:30 Club. Flosstradamus, Curtis Williams, Two-9, DJ Money.

Rams Head Center Stage. Ms. Yendy and The Affliated Project.

The Sidebar. Backslider, Knife Hits, Genocide Pact, WarXGames.

Slainte Irish Pub and Restaurant. Irish Acoustic Session.

The Tin Roof. The Harikaraoke Band and Gong Show.

The Windup Space. Out of Your Head Improvised and Experimental Music Collective.

Wednesday 17 

Bertha’s. Baltimore Songwriters Association Songwriters Showcase.

The Birchmere. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy.

The Black Cat. Drgn King.

Cats Eye Pub. Robert Frahm Trio.

Creme Restaurant and Lounge. Live jazz.

The 8x10. DELTAnine, Sistine Criminals, Flux Capacitor.

Germano’s Piattini. Marcus Dagan.

Joe Squared. Jacob Panic.

Liam Flynn’s Ale House. Traditional Irish Music Session.

The Ottobar. Vanna, Texas in July, Sirens and Sailors, Definite, Demeanor.

Phaze 10. Open mic.

Rams Head On stage. Pieces of a Dream.

Red Maple. Internationalism with DJ Babak.

The Tin Roof. Dirt.

CLASSICAL

Wednesday 10

Baltimore Baroque Band. The classical group performs the music of Lully, Rebel, Locke, Avison, and Mudge. 7:30 p.m., Leith Symington Griswold Hall, 17 E. Mt. Vernon Place, (410) 234-4800peabody.jhu.edu, free.

Baltimore Christmas Concert: Holly Jolly Pops. A full chorus and orchestra plus artists from Cirque de la Symphonie and Jack Everly and the Tap-Dancing Santas put on a musical holiday extravaganza. Through Dec. 14, Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St., (410) 783-8000bsomusic.org, $18-$80.

Thursday 11

The Piano Guys. The viral video stars perform classical interpretations of popular songs. 8 p.m., Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral St., (410) 783-8000bsomusic.org, $48-$113.

Friday 12

Peabody Wind Ensemble. Led by conductor Harlan D. Parker, the Wind Ensemble performs works by Ralph Vaughn Williams, Frank Ticheli, Frank Gulino, and Armando Bayolo. 7:30 p.m., Miriam A. Friedberg Concert Hall, 17 E. Mt. Vernon Place, (410) 234-4800peabody.jhu.edu, $5-$15.

Sunday 14

A Renaissance Christmas. The Folger Consort performs Renaissance Flemish and Italian music in the Sculpture Court. 2 p.m., Walters Art Museum, 600 N. Charles St., (410) 547-9000thewalters.org, free.

Dance & Dancing

Wednesday 10 

Adult Ballet Classes. Ongoing and open to all. Mondays and Wednesdays, Meadow Mill Athletic Club, 3600 Clipper Mill Road, (410) 235-7000, $13 drop-in. 

American Contra and Square Dancing. The Baltimore Folk Music Society will walk students through a range of New England, Southern Appalachian, and Celtic styles. 7:30 p.m., Lovely Lane Methodist Church, 2200 St. Paul St., bfms.org, $4-$13.

Argentine Tango Lessons. Everyone welcome to the entire series or just individual classes, and no experience is required. 7 p.m., Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 811 Cathedral St., theotherkiss.com, $12-$15.

Belly Dance Classes with R’aina. Learn the art of belly dance. 7:30 p.m., Homewood Friends Meeting House, 3107 N. Charles St., (410) 235-4438, $10.

Friday 12 

Ballroom Dance Lessons. Learn to waltz, rumba, tango, and more during these weekly dance lessons. 8 p.m., The Johns Hopkins University ROTC building, 3300 N. Charles St., (410) 599-3725, free.

Drop-in Swing Classes. Learn the basics every Monday and Friday. No registration required. 8-9 p.m., The Mobtown Ballroom, 859 Washington Blvd., (425) 218-8197mobtownballroom.com, lesson $5, dance $5.

STAGE

“Aspects of Beauty: Tragedy.” The new variety show explores beauty through different themes with burlesque, improv, readings, and more. This installment tackles the subject of tragedy and features Maria Bella, Lekker, John Higgins, and more. Dec. 11, 8 p.m., The Mercury Theater, 1823 N. Charles St., $10.

“The Color Purple.” The musical based on Alice Walker’s award-winning novel explores race and womanhood in America. Dec. 12-Jan. 4, Best Western Hotel, 5625 O’Donnell St., (410) 205-5130artscentric.net, $25.

“Deathtrap.” A writers block-plagued playwright plots to steal a masterpiece manuscript written by a former student. Through Jan. 11, Everyman Theatre, 315 W. Fayette St., (410) 752-2208everymantheatre.org, $32-$40.

“It’s a Wonderful Life.” Based on the classic film starring Jimmy Stewart, the holiday drama demonstrates that life is worth living, even when you’re being followed around by an annoying angel. Through Dec. 21, Center Stage, 700 N. Calvert St., (410) 332-0033, centerstage.org, $19-$64.

“The Man Who Came To Dinner.” Everyone’s had that guest who just won’t leave, staying hours after everyone else has left. Try six weeks. Through Dec. 21, Spotlighters Theatre, (410) 752-1225, spotlighters.org, $16-$20.

“The Odyssey.” Charlie Bethel performs his solo adaptation of Homer’s epic. Through Dec. 14, Baltimore Theatre Project, 45 W. Preston St., (410) 752-8558, theatreproject.org, $12-$22.

"Welcome to the White Room." Glass Mind Theatre presents a play about three strangers in an unknown world who must work together. Dec. 13 at 8 p.m., Dec. 14  at 4 p.m., Gallery 788, 3602 Hickory Ave., glassmindtheatre.com.

COMEDY

Wednesday 10

Brian McDaniel and Maryland All Stars. TMZ’s Brian McDaniel is joined by Rob Maher, Joe Robinson, Wendi Townsend, Jeremy Hall. 8 p.m., Baltimore Comedy Factory, 5625 O’Donnell St., (410) 547-7798, baltimorecomedy.com, $10.

Thursday 11

Ian Bagg. This guy apparently dated Britney Spears for a second, so that’s something. Through Dec. 13, Baltimore Comedy Factory, 5625 O’Donnell St., (410) 547-7798, baltimorecomedy.com, $17-$28.

Pete Correale. Performing all over the world from Lebanon to Ireland, Pete Correale is building an international fanbase. Through Dec. 13, Magooby’s Joke House, 9603 Deereco Road, Timonium, (410) 252-2727, magoobys.com, $10.

Friday 12 

Spencer Horsman. Live comedy and magic as seen on “America’s Got Talent” every Friday and Saturday night at 9 p.m., Illusions Magic Bar & Lounge, 1025 S. Charles St., (410) 727-5811, illusionsmagicbar.com, $12.

ToiGIF! (That Friday Night Thing!). Every Friday come out for long-form, Chicago style improv comedy presented by Temple of Improv. 8 p.m., Zissimos Bar, 1023 W. 36th St., (410) 467-4707, facebook.com/templeofimprov, free.

Monday 15 

Standup Comedy Open Mic Night. Flex your comedy muscles. 8:30 p.m., The Sidebar, 218 E. Lexington St., (410) 659-4130, sidebarbaltimore.com, free.

ART

American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Highway, (410) 244-1900, avam.org. “Donald Pass: The Hope We Seek,” An exhibit of 13 works by the late British visionary artist that depict ethereal spirits and the afterlife in watercolor, charcoal, and other mixed-media. Through Feb. 22. “The Visionary Experience: Saint Francis to Finster,” Featuring artist Rev. Howard Finster, Robert Crumb, and many more, “The Visionary Experience” offers a perspective on some of the most important moments in history, invention, science, politics, and religion. Through Aug. 30.

Baltimore Museum of Art, 10 Art Museum Drive, (443) 573-1700, artbma.org. “Black Box: Anri Sala,” Sala demonstrates the horror of the siege of Sarajevo. Through Feb. 22. “Front Room: Dario Robleto,” The multidisciplinary artist’s sculptural installations dive into natural history, outer space, and family legacies. Through March 29.“On Paper: Alternative Realities,” 26 previously unexhibited prints by a selection of artists including Wangechi Mutu and Amy Cutler explore the visual language of pop culture. Through April 12.

E.M.P. Collective, 307 W. Baltimore St., empcollective.org. “Strange Terrain,” Aaron McIntosh and Nick Clifford Simko collaborate to create mixed media works exploring themes of queerness, concealed histories, nature, and decorative textiles. Through Dec. 21.

Full Circle Gallery, 33 E. 21st St., (410) 528-1868, fullcirclephoto.com. "Emulsion," Works by Nelson Adlin and Ajay Malghan demonstrate different techniques of manipulating emulsion in photography. Reception Dec. 13 from 5-8 p.m. Through Jan. 17.

Goya Contemporary, Mill Center, Studio 214, 3000 Chestnut Ave., (410) 366-2001, goyacontemporary.com. “Jo Smail: Leaning Over the Edge of the Moon,” Jo Smail presents photographs taken during a recent four-month excursion to Florence, Italy, and paintings created upon her return to Baltimore. Through Jan. 28.

Guest Spot At The Reinstitute, 1715 N. Calvert St., (718) 541-9672, guestspot.org. “Terence Hannum: Decay,” Baltimore artist and member of local metal band Locrian presents new collages made from cassette tape. Through Jan. 17.

Leroy Merritt Center for the Art of Joseph Sheppard, 3501 E. University Blvd., Adelphi, (240) 582-2509, umuc.edu. “Joseph Sheppard: On a Grand Scale,” For a fifth time, UMUC’s Leroy Merritt Center will showcase works from world-renowned realist artist, Joseph Sheppard. Explore the large format paintings of the Owings Mills native and MICA alum through an exhibit featuring 21 of Sheppard’s portraits of rural and urban life, some of which span more than seven feet. Through Mar. 29.

Maryland Art Place, 218 West Saratoga St., (410) 962-8565, mdartplace.org. “Under $500.” Works by Baltimore area artists, including CP staffer Rebekah Kirkman, are on view and on sale for less than $500. Dec. 12, 6 p.m.

Maryland Historical Society, 201 W. Monument St., (410) 685-3750, mdhs.org. “In Full Glory Reflected: Maryland During the War of 1812,” The Maryland Historical Society retells the dramatic story of the War of 1812 with 5,000 square feet of displays and more than 100 historic artifacts.

Metro Gallery, 1700 N. Charles St., (410) 244-0899, themetrogallery.net. “Existence: New Works by Jeremy Crawford,” The Baltimore painter shows his new expressive figurations. Through Jan. 11.

Platform Gallery, 116 W. Mulberry St., platformbaltimore.com. “B¡NGO” A group show juried by Deana Haggag, Stewart Watson, and Cara Ober. Featuring works by Mike McConnell, Ryan Doyle, Melodie Provenzano, Mary Henderson, Steven Durow, Audrey Van de Castle, Rosemary Liss, Sasha Baskin, (CP staffer) Rebekah Kirkman, Oskar Kalinowski, Chris Owen, Dave Eassa, Esther Hwang, Erin High, Holden Brown, Justin Hoekstra, June Culp, and Curtis Miller. Through Dec. 14.

RandallScottProjects, 216 W. Read St., (410) 617-0091, randallscottprojects.com. “James Busby: Eyelid Movements,” The gallery’s first show in their new location exhibits James Busby’s grid and line paintings. Through Dec. 20.

Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture, 830 E. Pratt St., (443) 263-1800, africanamericanculture.org. “For Whom It Stands: The Flag and the American People,” Portraits by Sheila Pree Bright show subjects posing with the American flag and demonstrating how they feel to be citizens of the U.S. Through Feb. 28. “Struggle: Portraits of Civil Rights and Black Power” City Paper’s J.M. Giordano highlights both known and unknown civil rights and black power leaders in his photographic portraits. Through Jan. 19.

School 33 Art Center, 1427 Light St., (410) 396-4641, school33.org. “Block Stitch,” six photographers and filmmakers explore self-representation throughout the geography of Baltimore. Through Jan. 3. “Co-Lab(oration): Nanotecture,” Part of an ongoing project between two different artists to encourage creative exploration. “Nanotecture”’ is the first such collaboration between Jonathan Latiano and Jennifer Strunge. Through Dec. 31.

Subbasement Artist Studios, 118 N. Howard St., (410) 659-6950, sbastudios.com. Jeffrey Kent, For the final show following a 10-year run, the gallery’s founder exhibits his paintings. Through Dec. 13.

The Walters Art Museum, 600 N. Charles St., (410)547-9000, thewalters.org. “From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story,” The Walters celebrates its 80th birthday with artworks, artifacts, and never-before seen photographs of the Walters family. Through Apr. 17.

WORDS

Wednesday 10 

Warm Wednesdays. Open mic poetry hosted by Walter M. Jones. 8 p.m., The 5 Seasons, 830 Guilford Ave., (410) 207-9832, the5seasons.com.

Thursday 11 

A Cornucopia of Writers: LED Baltimore Presents LED Haiku. After seeing them glowing from the LED billboard, listen to the haikus read aloud at the Crown then gather around the billboard to see the haikus one last time. 6 p.m., The Crown, 1910 N. Charles St., (410) 625-4848, facebook.com/TheCrownBaltimore.

Poets and Pastries. A spoken word and poetry open mic featuring small plates, desserts, coffee, and tea. Hosted by Last Born Child. 8-10 p.m., Herb and Soul, 1702 Yakona Road, Parkville, (410) 668-1886, herbandsoul.net, $5.

Saturday 13 

Litscape 2014. The first annual Litscape features a pop-up shop of independent and local presses, live readings from local authors, demonstrations, live music, and more, all followed by an after party. 2-10 p.m., E.M.P. Collective, 307 W. Baltimore St., empcollective.org, free.

Sunday 14

Jewish Book Festival. Find Chanukah gifts for your literary family members and friends as local Jewish writers discuss and sign their work. Visiting authors include Leroy Hoffberger and children’s book author Deborah de Costa. 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Jewish Museum of Maryland, 15 Lloyd St., (410) 732-6400, jewishmuseummd.org, free with museum admission.

BENEFITS

Wednesday 10 

Gay Bingo. This weekly event includes cash prizes and a progressive jackpot. Proceeds benefit the House of Ruth. 8:30 p.m., Club Hippo, 1 W. Eager St., (410) 547-0069, clubhippo.com, free.

TALKS PLUS

Friday 12

Drug War Capitalism. Journalist Dawn Paley discusses the role of capitalism in the modern “drug wars,” from Latin America to the United States. 7:30 p.m., Red Emma’s, 30 W. North Ave., (443) 602-7585, redemmas.org, free.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Wednesday 10 

Baltimore Christmas Village. Shop for crafts and ornaments and enjoy German food at this German-style Christmas market. Through Dec. 24, West Shore Park, 501 Light St., baltimore-christmas.com, prices vary.

Trivia Happy Hour! Every Wednesday, come to Ottobar for Team Trivia Night, happy hour drink specials, and prizes. Wednesdays 7-9 p.m., The Ottobar, 2549 N. Howard St., (410) 662-0069, theottobar.com.

JJAM Ping Pong Happy Hour. Enjoy drink specials and a few rounds of ping pong. 5 p.m., The Windup Space, 12 W. North Ave., (410) 244-8855, thewindupspace.com.

MiCA Art Market. Shop for beautiful or weird but always original gifts made by MICA students, alumni, faculty, and staff. Through Dec. 13, Maryland Institute College of Art, Brown Center, 1301 W. Mt. Royal Ave., (410) 669-9200, mica.edu.

Thursday 11 

Constellation Thursday Nights. Every Thursday night, visitors are able to walk through the galleries, visit the special exhibitions for free, and eat at the Q at the Walters cafe. 5-9 p.m., Walters Art Museum, 600 N. Charles St., (410) 547-9000, thewalters.org.

Friday 12

Night of the Krampus. Celebrate Europe’s favorite Christmas demon with a Krampuslauf parade, ice cream, caroling, and Krampus himself. 7 p.m., Bazaar, 3534 Chestnut Ave., (410) 844-3015, bazaarbaltimore.com, free.

Presents. Area 405’s two-day holiday art and craft market features live glass working, live painting, live illustrations, and even live sculptural haircuts. Friday 4 p.m. - 9 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Area 405, 405 E. Oliver St., area405.com.

Saturday 13 

Pints and Panic. Finish up your holiday shopping while guzzling pints of Heavy Seas. Food trucks and vendors will gather at to brewery to satisfy all your lunch and shopping needs. Noon - 4 p.m., Heavy Seas Beer, 4615 Hollins Ferry Road, (410) 247-7822, heavyseasbeer.com, free.

Santarchy 2014. Throw on your jolliest holiday garb, grab a drink, and spread some drunken blithering holiday cheer. 3 p.m., Federal Hill Park, 300 Warren Ave., facebook.com/SantarchyBaltimore, free.

Tuesday 16

Chanukah Festival. Kick off the holiday season at McKeldin Square to watch the lighting of the city’s tallest menorah. 7:30 p.m., McKeldin Square, 101 E. Pratt St., (410) 605-0505, baltimorechanukahfestival.com, free.

LGBT

Wednesday 10 

POZ Men. POZ Men is a peer support group for men who are HIV-positive. 7 p.m., GLCCB, 1000 Cathedral St.,(410) 777-8145, glccb.org, free.

Friday 5 

Bear Night. A night for the bear group in the Saloon. 9 p.m. - 1 a.m., Club Hippo, 1 W. Eager St., (410) 547-0069, clubhippo.com.

Saturday 6 

Sufficient As I Am (SAIM). A support group for LGBT youth and young adults. Youth are welcome to drop in and try out this long running program that features discussion sessions, special events, guest speakers, and trips. For ages 24 and under. Noon-3 p.m., GLCCB, 1000 Cathedral St., (410) 777-8145, glccb.org, free.

Monday 8 

Spot Light Mondays. Club Hippo hosts their weekly Spotlight Drag Show. 9 p.m., Club Hippo, 1 W. Eager St., (410) 547-0069, clubhippo.com, no additional fee.

Tuesday 9 

Showtune Video Madness. Enjoy singing to your favorite showtunes and musicals every Tuesday in the karaoke bar. 8 p.m., Club Hippo, 1 W. Eager St., (410) 547-0069, clubhippo.com.

TOURS

Saturday 13 

Bromo Arts Holiday Hike. Instead of dragging yourself through the mall, explore the galleries and venues in the Bromo Arts district to find unique gifts while enjoying snacks and drinks. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Bromo Tower Arts and Entertainment District, 217 N. Charles St., bromodistrict.org, free.

SCREENS

Wednesday 10 

"Goodbye to Language." Jean-Luc Godard's new, immersive 3-D film is screened. 7 p.m., Sunday 12: 30 p.m., The Senator Theatre, 5904 York Road, (410) 323-4424, thesenatortheatre.com.

KIDS

Wednesday 10 

“Curious George: Let’s Get Curious!” Come along as Curious George inspires kids to explore math, science, and engineering through interactive play. Through Feb. 6, Port Discovery, 35 Market Place, (410) 727-8120, portdiscovery.org.

Saturday 13 

Train Ride to Mount Clare Museum House. Enjoy the Mount Clare Museum House at a discounted rate when you purchase a regular admission ticket to the B&O Railroad Museum. Saturday at 1 p.m., Sunday at 12:30 p.m., B&O Railroad Museum, 901 W. Pratt St., (410) 752-2490, borail.org, $5 adults, $4 kids 2-12, free for B&O members.

HEALTH & FITNESS

Wednesday 10 

Beginner Yoga. Students will be taught the basics of yoga including different poses and breathing techniques. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays, Padma Yoga Studio, 1620 St. Agnes Lane, Gwynn Oak, (702) 343-1319, padmayogastudio.com, $15.

Hatha Yoga. Hatha yoga helps build inner and outer strength through a series of poses. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, Inn at the Colonnade, 4 W. University Parkway, (410) 235-5400, colonnadebaltimore.com, $15 for one class, $50 for six classes.

Thursday 11 

Better Balance and Fall Prevention Class. Seniors learn skills and techniques to prevent injury and falling. 10 a.m., Weinberg Senior Center, 5828 York Road, (410) 323-7131, $25 for 4 classes.

Parkinson’s Disease Education and Support Group. Discussions led by a trained facilitator. Topics include research, treatment, coping skills, alternative therapies, diet and exercise and more. 2-4 p.m., Johns Hopkins at Green Spring Station Foxleigh Building, 2330 Joppa Road, Lutherville, (410) 616-2811, free.

Friday 12

Tai Chi for Seniors. Improves health and is recommended for improved balance, reducing the risk of falls. 10:30-11:30 a.m., Edward A. Myerberg Senior Center, 3101 Fallstaff Road, (410) 358-6856, myerbergseniorcenter.org, $90, members $60.

Saturday 13 

Baltimore Frontrunners and Walkers. Start your Saturday off with the Baltimore Frontrunners and Walkers, an LGBT group. Afterward, meet back up and have brunch at Panera. 8:45-11:15 a.m., Panera Bread, 3600 Boston St., baltimorefrontrunners.com, free.

Sunday 14

Baltimore Insight Meditation. The Baltimore Insight Meditation group meets for a one hour meditation. 7 p.m., Universalus Community, 2-B Oakway Road, Timonium, universalusmonks.org, free.