37105_10151940140010676_1762917283_nThe Texas Theatre shows the 2013 Sundance Film Festival short films Thursday, Dec. 26. The theater also is showing an animated feature about the life and work of Noam Chomsky and “Backbeat,” a feature film about the early years of the Beatles.

The Kessler Theater has Shinyribs Friday, Dec. 27. Robert Ellis and Shakey Graves perform Saturday, Dec. 28.

Maroches Bakery celebrates “navidad en el barrio” from noon-8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 28. The block party includes hot chocolate, tamales, piñatas, food, music, arts and crafts and luchadores.