Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more

Plan your week with our guide to everything going on through 1/22.

A Dangerous Method
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
Red Tails
Underworld Awakening


Alcatraz (series premiere; 8 p.m.; Fox)
Gossip Girl (returns; 8 p.m.; the CW)
Betty White’s 90th Birthday: A Tribute to America’s Golden Girl (special; 8 p.m.; NBC)
Betty White’s Off Their Rockers (sneak peek; 8:30 p.m.; NBC)
Being human (season premiere; 9 p.m.; Syfy)
Fashion Police: 2012 Golden Globe Awards (special; 9 p.m.; E!)
Republican Primary Debate (special; 9 p.m.; Fox News)
Los Girl (series premiere; 10 p.m.; Syfy)

90210 (returns; 8 p.m.; the CW)
Glee (returns; 8 p.m.; Fox)
New Girl (returns; 9 p.m.; Fox)
Remodeled (series premiere; 9 p.m.; the CW)
Raising Hope (returns; 9:30 p.m.; Fox)
Ragin’ Cajuns (series premiere; 10 p.m.; Discovery)
Justified (season premiere; 10 p.m. FX)
Southland (season premiere; 10 p.m.; TNT)
White Collar (season premiere; 10 p.m.; USA)
Guy Code (season finale; 11 p.m.; MTV2)

American Idol (season premiere; 8 p.m.; Fox)
Criminal Minds (returns; 9 p.m.; CBS)
CSI (returns; 10 p.m.; CBS)
Royal Pains (season premiere; 10 p.m.; USA)
Mistresses (season premiere; 10 p.m.; BBC America)

South Carolina Republican Presidential Debate (special; 8 p.m.; CNN)
Symon’s Suppers (series premiere; 9:30 p.m.; Cooking)
Archer (season premiere; 10 p.m.; FX)
Beyond Scared Straight (season finale; 10 p.m.; A&E)
Unsupervised (series premiere; 10:30 p.m; FX)

Shark Tank (season premiere; 8 p.m.; ABC)
On Freddie Roach (series premiere; 9:30 p.m.; HBO)
Swanderosa (series premiere; 10 p.m.; CMT)

Bayou Billionaires (season premiere; 9 p.m.; CMT)
My Big Redneck Vacation (season premiere; 9:30 p.m.; CMT)
Scorned: Love Kills (series premiere; 10 p.m.; ID)

The Color Purple [Blu-ray]
Dead Poets Society [Blu-ray]
The Ides of March
Kevin Hart: Laugh at My Pain

NEW BOOKS (Tuesday)
“Ameritopia: the Unmaking of America,” Mark R. Levin
“Death of Kings,” Bernard Cornwell
“Hallowed,” Cynthia Hand
“Shadows in Flight,” Orson Scott Card
“Raylan,” Elmore Leonard
“The Flame Alphabet,” Ben Marcus
“American Sniper,” Chris Kyle

NEW ALBUMS (Tuesday)
The Anabasis, “Back From Being Gome”
Attack Attack!, “This Means War”
Jessie Baylin, “Little Spark”
The Big Pink, “Future This”
Bombay Bicycle Club, “A Different Kind of Fix”
Coldplay, “Mylo Xyloto (special edition)”
Ani DiFranco, “Which Side Are You On?”
Kathleen Edwards, “Voyageur”
Matt Elliot, “The Broken Man”
Enter Shikari, “A Flash Flood of Colour”
Girls Generation, “Boys”
Anthony Green, “Beautiful Things”
Guided by Voices, “Let’s Go Eat the Factory”
Howler, “America Give Up”
The Life and Times, “No One Loves You Like I Do”
Martina McBride, “Hits and More”
Modern English, “Ricochet Days”
Walter Rose, “Cast Your Stone”
Secrets, “The Ascent”


RAMS HEAD LIVE: Domino Falls/Alice Anna (Friday); Dru Hill (Saturday)

BALTIMORE SOUNDSTAGE: Battle of the Bands (Sunday)

SONAR: Jucifer (Wednesday); Welcome 2 the Court Vol. 15 (Thursday); In Fate We Trust (Friday); Part Death (Friday); A389 Anniversary Bash (Saturday)

GOLDEN WEST: Bad Liquor Pond (Friday)

METRO GALLERY: Bamboo, Vlonde, Nest (Thursday); Lush Farm, Asexual Woods (Friday)

OTTOBAR: HaVoC, Apple Scruff (Wednesday); the Evokatones, the Players (Thursday); Cass McComba (Saturday); Ace Enders, Antony Raneri, etc. (Sunday)

RECHER: Executioner, Born of Kings (Thursday); Pandas, Big Ego (Friday); Taproot (Saturday)

8x10: Greensky Bluegrass, Todd Sheaffer (Tuesday); Ha Ha Night of Acoustic Jams and Comedy (Thursday); Garrett Anderson, 3 Fifths (Friday); Hangdog, Swarm the North (Saturday)

RAMS HEAD ON STAGE: Burton Cummings (Tuesday); Robert Earl Keen (Wednesday; sold out); NRBQ (Thursday); Bruce in the USA (Friday); Tom Wopat (Saturday); Cheryl Wheeler (Sunday)

FILLMORE SILVER SPRING: Strange Design (Friday)

9:30 CLUB: The Morrison Brothers Band (Thursday); Collie Buddz (Friday); Ozomatli (Saturday)

BLACK CAT: Bike Trip (Tuesday); Screen Vinyl Image (Wednesday); Liftoff (Thursday); Jucifer (Friday); Real Estate (Sunday; sold out)

ROCK AND ROLL HOTEL: Ghost, Blood Ceremony (Thursday); the Wanted (Friday); the Electric 11s (Saturday)

“Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto” (Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday; Meyehoff)
Comedian Josh Blue (Wednesday; Sully’s Comedy Cellar)
“Fifty Words” play (Opens Wednesday, runs through Feb. 19; Everyman Theatre)
“Dark Girls” film screening (Thursday; Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric)
Comedian Iliza Shlesinger (Thursday-Saturday; Baltimore Comedy Factory)
Comedian Mickey Cucchiella (Thursday-Saturday; Magooby’s Joke House)
Baltimore Boat Show (Thursday-Sunday; Baltimore Convention Center)
Charm City LGBT Film Festival (Friday-Saturday; Creative Alliance)
Baltimore Blast vs. Norfolk SharX (Friday; 1st Mariner)
Baltimore Winter Restaurant Week (Friday-Jan. 29; various locations)
“Also Sprach Zarathustra!” (Saturday; Meyerhoff)
Adam Carolla (Saturday; Fillmore Silver Spring)
Comedian Kevin Lee (Saturday; Baltimore Comedy Factory)
Orioles FanFest (Saturday; Baltimore Convention Center)
Peer One Video Tour launch (Saturday; Walters Art Museum)
“Touch and the Enjoyment of Sculpture: Exploring the Appeal of Renaissance Statuettes” exhibit (opens Saturday, runs through April 15; Walters Art Museum)
Save Our Earth Eco Conference (Sunday; AVAM)

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