Gifts of David Murphy Collection at PAAM
The exhibit “Recent Gifts From the David Murphy Collection” will have an opening reception at the Provincetown Art Association and Museum at 460 Commercial St. on Friday, Dec. 6, from 6 to 8 p.m. It will be on view through May 19, 2020.
Sharing the opening reception is another exhibit, “Highlights From the Permanent Collection.” It will be on view through Feb. 2.
Both shows were curated by Christine McCarthy, CEO of PAAM.
Julia Salinger Artwork at Preservation Hall
An exhibit of work by Julia Salinger, “What’s Now?,” is at Wellfleet Preservation Hall at 335 Main St. through Jan. 6. An artist’s reception will be held on Thursday, Dec. 12, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Salinger is a visual artist, poet, printmaker, playwright, performer, and actor (currently appearing in the Provincetown Theater’s production of It’s a Wonderful Life) who lives in Wellfleet.
Writer’s Café Features Jere Lorenzo Miller
Author Jere Lorenzo Miller will discuss the writing and publishing of his book, Family: A Battle at Kruger Lake, at this month’s Writer’s Café at the Provincetown Public Library at 356 Commercial St. on Wednesday, Dec. 11, from 6 to 8 p.m.
The evening will begin with an open mic. Coffee, tea, and snacks will be served. Admission is by free will donation.
Boston Gay Men’s Chorus, “A Super Gay Christmas,” Saturday, Dec. 7, at 8:30 p.m. (doors open at 7:30 p.m.) at Provincetown Town Hall, 260 Commercial St. $45-$75 at eventbrite.com.
Bronx Jazz: ZYG 808 and Mwalim: a hip-hop jazz conversation between father and son, Tuesday, Dec. 10, at 7 p.m. at Wellfleet Public Library, 55 West Main St. Free.
Peter Donnelly and Jon Richardson: Music Salon on Wednesday, Dec. 11, at 1:30 p.m. at Provincetown Council on Aging, 2 Mayflower St. Free.
Sensible Shoes and open mic, Monday, Dec. 9, at 7 p.m. at Coffeehouse at the Mews, 429
Commercial St., Provincetown. $5 donation benefits WOMR and Provincetown Theater.
“Yule for Fuel”: hosted by Stephen Russell, with Ellen Anthony, Bourbon Sunset, Alex Brewer, Rose Clancy & Max Cohen, Ding & Danny, Christine Ernst, Robert Finch, Kathleen Healy, Michael Holt, Jim Rohrer & Billingsgate, Kathy Shorr, John Shuman, The Ticks, Toast and Jam, and Chandler Travis. Saturday, Dec. 7, 7:30 p.m. at Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater, 2357 Route 6. $25 at what.org, benefits Lower Cape Outreach Council.
Billy Hough: Friday-Saturday, Dec. 6-7, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Gifford House Lobby Bar, 9 Carver St. in Provincetown. No cover.
Jon Richardson: Thursday-Saturday, Dec. 5-7, from 9 p.m. at Crown & Anchor Dive Bar, 247 Commercial St. in Provincetown: No cover.
Tin Pan Alley, 269 Commercial St., Provincetown: Holly Folly Cabaret, Friday-Saturday, Dec. 6-7, 6 p.m.; Gerald Goode, Sunday, Dec. 8, 7-10 p.m.; Jim Brosseau & Friends, Monday, Dec. 9, 7-10 p.m. No cover.
Elf: The Musical, songs by Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin, book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin: Shows Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday-Sunday at 2 p.m. (also Monday, Dec. 23, and Thursday, Dec. 26, at 7 p.m.), through Jan. 5 at Cape Cod Theatre Company/Harwich Junior Theatre, 105 Division St., Harwich. Tickets $27, students $15, seniors $25, at capecodtheatrecompany.org.
It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, adapted from the Frank Capra movie by Joe Landry: Shows Thursday-Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. (last show of run) at Provincetown Theater, 238 Bradford St. Tickets are $35 at provincetowntheater.org.
Something Rotten! book by Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell, music and lyrics by Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick: Shows Thursday at 7 p.m., Friday-Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. (last show of run) at Cape Rep, 3299 Route 6A, Brewster. Tickets are $35-$40 at caperep.org
“All I Want for Christmas Is Attention,” with BenDeLaCreme and Jinkx Monsoon, Saturday, Dec. 7, at 6:30 & 9 p.m., at Crown & Anchor Paramount, 247 Commercial St., Provincetown. $50-$80.
Drag Bingo with Tiki Bronstein, Wednesday, Dec. 10, at 9:30 p.m. Atlantic House, 4-6 Masonic Place, Provincetown.
Drag Karaoke at Governor Bradford, 312 Commercial St., Provincetown: Dana Danzel, Friday-Saturday at 9:30 p.m. No cover.
“Fa-La-La Lee Squared: The Liberace & Peggy Lee Holiday Tour,” Friday-Saturday, December 6-7, at 7 p.m. at Pilgrim House, 336 Commercial St., Provincetown. $30-$40 at pilgrimhouseptown.com.
Holly Folly Drag Bingo with Mackenzie, Sunday, Dec. 8, at 2 p.m. at Pilgrim House, 336 Commercial St., Provincetown. $25 for eight rounds of bingo at eventbrite.com.
Pajama Drag Brunch, Sunday, Dec. 8, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at Bayside Betsy’s. $20.
RuPaul’s Drag Race UK (on TV) with Thirsty Burlington and Bang: Thursday, Dec. 5, at 7
p.m. at Crown & Anchor Wave Bar, 247 Commercial St. in Provincetown. No cover.
“’Tis the Season for Giving,” with Anita Cocktail and Barbie Que, Friday, Dec. 6, at 7:30 p.m., at Crown & Anchor Paramount, 247 Commercial St. in Provincetown. $10 at door benefits AIDS Support Group of Cape Cod.