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ROYAL RAP

Alternative hip-hop artist Royal’T un­veils the lat­est cas­sette-re­lease of his al­ter ego Lvkah Lv­ciano, Made Man, with a show at the Down­town fash­ion and art cen­ter The Seen. Knowl­edge Nick and DJ M3 also per­form. Doors open at 9 p.m.; show at 10 p.m. 502 S. Sec­ond. Cover: $1, in­cludes a copy of the tape. Call 901-2770792, or visit check­the­seen.com.

BAL­LET ON SCREEN

Mem­phis Brooks Mu­seum of Art com­bines dance and film in its

FOLK RE­VIVAL­ISTS

Mix­ing old-timey blue­grass sounds with an al­most punk-rock vigor and mod­ern lyri­cal sen­si­bil­ity, the new­fan­gled string band Old Crow Medicine Show is part of the van­guard of the cur­rent folk re­vival that also in­cludes Mum­ford & Sons and The Avett Brothers. Over the sum­mer, they re­leased their fourth full-length, Carry Me Back. They per­form at Min­gle­wood Hall with former BR549 singer Chuck Mead, the mu­sic di­rec­tor for the re­cent Broad­way juke­box mu­si­cal “Mil­lion Dol­lar Quar­tet.” 1555 Madi­son. Doors: 7 p.m. Tick­ets: $29, avail­able at the box of­fice and at min­gle­wood­hall.com. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 901-312-6058.

CHRIST­MAS CLAS­SIC REIMAG­INED

Does Eb Scroo find re­demp­tion? Hat­tiloo The­atre brings back its en­dur­ing ur­ban take on “A Christ­mas Carol” with “If Scrooge Was a Brother,” writ­ten by Ekun­dayo Ban­dele. Opens Thurs­day and runs through Dec. 16. Hat­tiloo is at 656 Mar­shall Ave. Tick­ets $18-$25. Go to hat­tiloo.org, or call 901-525-0009.

‘SHORTS’ PEO­PLE

Judi Dench, Lily Tom­lin, Colin Firth and Keira Knight­ley are among the ac­tors ap­pear­ing in the seven short films col­lected for the an­thol­ogy “Stars in Shorts.” The shorts cover a va­ri­ety of styles and gen­res, from the rau­cous mu­si­cal “Not Your Time,” with Ja­son Alexan­der as a sui­ci­dal screen­writer, to the sci­encefic­tion ad­ven­ture of “Prodi­gal,” with Ken­neth Branagh. 7 p.m., Mem­phis Brooks Mu­seum of Art. Tick­ets: $8, or $6 for mu­seum mem­bers. Visit brooksmu­seum .org.

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