MOVIES OPENING (Friday)
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
The Tourist (left)
A Woman, a Gun and a Noodle Shop
American Country Awards (special, 8 p.m. Monday, Fox)
The Sing-Off (season premiere, 8 p.m. Monday, NBC)
Next Great Baker (series premiere, 9 p.m., TLC)
The Closer (season premiere, 9 p.m. Monday, TNT)
Tabatha's Salon Takeover (season premiere, 10 p.m. Monday, Bravo)
Men of a Certain Age (season premiere, 10 p.m. Monday, TNT)
Cupcake Wars (season premiere, 9 p.m. Tuesday, Food)
Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys (series premiere, 10 p.m. Tuesday, Sundance)American Ninja Warrior (season premiere, 8 p.m. Wednesday, G4)
Fashion Forward: Making It (special, 9 p.m. Wednesday, The CW)
The Fabulous Beekman Boys (season premiere, 9 p.m. Wednesday, Planet Green)
2nd TeenNick HALO Awards (special, 8 p.m. Friday, TeenNick)
Stuck With Hackett (series premiere, 10 p.m. Friday, Science)
Leverage (season premiere, 9 p.m. Sunday, TNT)
Basketball Wives (season premiere, 10 p.m. Sunday, VH1)
Ax Men (season premiere, 10 p.m. Sunday, History)
DVDS RELEASED (Tuesday)
Shrek Forever After
ESPN Films 30 for 30 Gift Set Collection, Volume 1
God in America
A Dog Year
Fox 75th Anniversary Collection
Milk of Sorrow
ALBUMS DROPPING (Tuesday)
Avant, "The Letter"
Natasha Bedingfield, "Strip Me"
Daft Punk, "Tron Legacy" [soundtrack]
Flyleaf, "Remember to Live"
Hinder, "All American Nightmare"
Adam Lambert, "Take Two"
Plain White T's, "Wonders of the Younger"
The Sorrow, "The Sorrow"
Sufjan Stevens, "All Delighted People"
Robin Trower, "The Playful Heart"
T.I., "No Mercy"
Charlie Wilson, "Just Charlie"
RAMS HEAD LIVE: Matisyahu (Tuesday); Hinder (Wednesday); Jukebox the Ghost — WTMD Holiday Party (Thursday); Come Together 2010 (Friday); The Legwarmers — Winter Ball '85 (Saturday)
1ST MARINER: Usher (Wednesday)
THE G-SPOT (2980 Falls Road): Ted Leo and the Pharmacists (Tuesday)
THE OTTOBAR: Where's the Band? Tour (Thursday); BSM Rap Series (Friday); Wreck the Halls 2010 (Sunday)
RECHER THEATRE: Old 97's (Tuesday); Nonpoint (Thursday)
BOURBON STREET: Soulfly (Monday); The Misfits (Friday); Murderdolls (Friday)
9:30 CLUB: The Sword (Monday); Better Than Ezra (Wednesday); Railroad Earth (Friday); George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic (Saturday); Next Big Thing (Sunday)
Towson Fall Film Series closes with "Stand and Deliver" (Monday, Towson University)
MICA Art Market (Wednesday-Saturday, MICA)
"The Other Shore" play opens (Wednesday, through Jan. 16; Single Carrot Theatre)
"Agitated Histories: Ueno at 40" concert (Wednesday; Windup Space)
Stoop Storytelling: O Little Town of Baltimore, A Holiday Live Radio Show (Thursday-Sunday and Dec. 16-19; Center Stage)
"The Narcissism of Minor Differences" exhibit opens (Thursday, runs through March 13; MICA — left)
Mink Stole Unwrapped (Thursday-Friday; Creative Alliance)
Holiday Spectacular opens (Friday, through Dec. 19; Meyerhoff)
"The Great Russian Nutcracker" (Saturday; Hippodrome)
Baltimore Blast vs. Missouri Comets (Saturday)
Mobtown Modern's "Unsilent Night" (Saturday; Windup Space)
Sock Monkey Saturday (Saturday, AVAM)
Squidfire's Art Mart (Saturday; First Unitarian Church)
"The Snow Queen" play opens (Saturday through Dec. 18; MICA)
20th Kwanzaa Family Day (Sunday, BMA)
Drop 3 Sketch Comedy and Improv (Sunday, Spotlighters Theatre)
Photo credits: "The Tourist" (Sony); "Inception" (Warner Bros.); "Narcissism" (Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv)