by Robert Bell
Low Key Arts screens the "Valtari Film Experiment," which consists of several short films to accompany the release of the new album from Sigur Ros, all ages, 8:30 p.m., $7. The film is screening on all seven continents, and Low Key Arts has the only Arkansas showing. More information here.
Ballet Arkansas presents its production of the holiday classic "The Nutcracker," Robinson Center Music Hall, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, $20-$45.
Fayetteville's The 1 Oz. Jig plays Vino's, 9 p.m., $5.
The Arkansas Chamber Singers present "Singing for Joy," 7:30 p.m., Old State House Museum, free (see calendar for additional performances).
Electro-rockers Super BOB play Juanita's, with openers After the Fifth and Cinders to Ascension, 9 p.m., $8 adv., $10 day of.
Maxine's has an evening of tasty psych-blues, with Tyrannosaurus Chicken and Deep Fried Squirrel, 8 p.m., $5 adv., $7 door.
Weakness for Blondes plays The Afterthought, 9 p.m., $7.