Thursday, December 22, 2005
| theater opening
Christmas Bent: Selected Shorts To Soothe the Savage Shopper Opens 8pm Thu; continues 8pm Fri. Non-traditional literary works, presented in reader’s theater format. The perfect counterpoint to this season’s flood of Nutcrackers and “Scrooges.” Includes holiday writings by such unlikely authors as Dorothy Parker, H.L. Mencken and Loudon Wainwright, along with old friends Lincoln Jeffers and Mark Twain. $15/adults; $10/children. Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, 4th at Guadalupe, Carmel. 649-0259 or www.unicorntheatre.org. Ends 12/23.
| theater ongoing
The Roots of Rock ‘n’ Roll 7:30pm Thu-Fri; 2pm and 7:30pm Sat; 2pm Sun. PacRep melts faces this month with a tribute concert featuring the roots of rock from Buddy Holly to the Beatles. $22-$36/general; discounts for seniors, students, children, teachers and active military. Golden Bough Playhouse, Monte Verde between 8th and 9th, Carmel. 622-0100 or www.pacrep.org. Ends 1/29.