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
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.
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.