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Weekend Guide

December 10, 2009

A CHRISTMAS GIFT FOR YOU: Together '60s girl group singers Ronnie Spector and Darlene Love have recorded more Christmas hits than anyone else. For this concert, the singers team up for a live version of 1963's "A Christmas Gift for You" at Robert E. Parilla Performing Arts Center at Montgomery College, 51 Mannakee St. in Rockville. The show includes performances of "Frosty the Snowman," "Sleigh Ride," "White Christmas" and "Winter Wonderland." The event starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $33 to $35. Call 240-567-5301.

MOBTV'S HOLIDAY SCREENING BASH: See the latest offbeat offerings from MobTV, including six holiday shorts, at The Patterson, 3134 Eastern Ave., at 8 p.m. There will be cookies and door prizes, plus a visit from the man in red, but that doesn't mean this is a kid-friendly event. Tickets are $5 for members and $7 general. Call 410-276-1651 or go to creativealliance.org.

PSYCHOSTICK: Influenced by the Bloodhound Gang, video games and bad movies, Psychostick brings a humorous spin to its metal offerings at Bourbon Street, 316 Guilford Ave., for its BSM Metal X-mas Food Drive. Dead by Wednesday, 25ta Life, Carbonstone, Moniker, Life Denied and Orphan Project also perform. Tickets are $12 in advance and $14 at the door, but bring a can of food for the Maryland Food Bank, as well. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for this all-ages show. Go to bourbonstreetbaltimore.com.

PAULA POUNDSTONE: "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me" panelist and stand-up comedian Paula Poundstone brings her jokes to Rams Head On Stage, 33 West St. in Annapolis, at 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $37.50. Call 410-268-4545 or go to ramsheadonstage.com.

THE JASON DOVE DIARIES SCREENING: "The Jason Dove Diaries: Season Two" highlights more "true life" adventures from the Baltimore musician's life. The premiere of the second season of the Webisodes takes place at 8 p.m. at The Windup Space, 12 W. North Ave. Go to myspace.com/thewindupspace.

ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS: Opera Vivente devotes most of its attention to staging full operas, but the company also has a fun side that breaks into cabaret periodically. Several singers from past productions will perform a cabaret show called "All I Want for Christmas Is ..." at 8 p.m. at Emmanual Episcopal Church, 811 Cathedral St. Tickets are $30. Call 410-547-7997 or go to operavivente.org.

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