United Artists Circle Centre hosts a Dec. 2 screening of “It’s a Wonderful Life,” benefiting downtown beautification. The $5 tickets include pre-show refreshments and a silent auction. Details here.
Butler Ballet presents “The Nutcracker,” Dec. 2-5 at Clowes Hall. Details here.
Irish storyteller Niall de Burca is featured Dec. 3-4 at the Basile Theater at the Indiana History Center—with drinks to follow at Zing Restaurant. Details here.
Bobdirex presents “Silver Bells … Silver Screen,” Dec. 3-17, featuring holiday tunes and music from the movies, sung by a cast that includes Karlton D. Turner and Phebe Taylor. Details here.
John Prine performs Dec. 4 at the Murat Theatre at Old National Centre. Details here.
Trombone great Wycliff Gordon is just one of the guests in a Dec. 5 show headlined by tenor sax player Gust Spenos at The Jazz Kitchen. Details here.