by Robert Bell
Stickyz has an 18-and-older show with Midwest Caravan, Isaac Alexander (playing with a full band) and Collin vs. Adam, 9 p.m.
Mandy McBryde plays a free show at Maxine's, 8 p.m.
Tonight is the season finale of Tales from the South, but unless you've already got tickets, don't count on getting in. Includes highlights from 2011 and music from Montgomery Trucking and Mark Simpson, Starving Artist Cafe, 5 p.m., show starts at 7 p.m.
Carmike Central City 10 theater in Hot Springs screens "The Nutcracker" from London's Royal Ballet, 7 p.m., $17-$20.