5 Things You Have to Do This Week


Monday, December 7
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation Movie Party

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Spend time with the Clark Griswold and his family, as he tries to create the perfect holiday memories only to see Christmas turn into a complete and total disaster. This special Alamo Drafthouse screening comes with special props and prizes. $12, 7:30pm, Mon., Dec. 7, Alamo Drafthouse Westlakes, 1255 S.W. Loop 410, (210) 677-8500, drafthouse.com

Tuesday, December 8
Holiday Laser Show

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For the past 40 years, URBAN-15 has presented performance-based art, in a multitude of different forms, to communities in San Antonio and beyond. As it has grown, the multidisciplinary group of artists, dancers and musicians has parlayed its enthusiasm for the arts into a tremendous boon for our community in terms of both education and entertainment. The collective’s latest effort, the 11th annual Holiday Laser Show, promises a multimedia extravaganza of choreographed laser beams, colorful 3D animation and light, paired with holiday favorites and experimental electronic compositions. $10-$15, 7pm, Tue. Dec. 8, Lila Cockrell Theatre, 200 E. Market St., urban15.org

Tuesday, December 8
Girlie Night Love Actually Quote-Along


Bollocks to all the online haters who say Love Actually is really a horrible, sexist movie (even if they do have a point.) Ignore the annual backlash and go see the movie that gives you all the feels, courtesy of the Alamo Drafthouse. $12, 7:30pm, Tue., Dec. 8, Alamo Drafthouse Park North, 618 N.W. Loop 410, (210) 677-8500, drafthouse.com

Tuesday, December 8
Conspirare Christmas


Craig Hella Johnson and Grammy award-winning choral ensemble Conspirare are sure to warm your heart and stir your soul as they weave together a musical collage of pop, folk, classical and seasonal favorites$16-$75, 7:30pm, Tue., Dec. 8, Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, 100 Auditorium Circle, (210) 223-8624, conspirare.org

Wednesday, December 9
Chanukah Celebration and Menorah Lighting


Pearl is excited to announce a new holiday tradition in partnership with Young & Jewish San Antonio with the inaugural Chanukah Menorah lighting celebration. The festivities at Pearl will bring the entire San Antonio community together from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. and give guests the opportunity to experience traditional kosher food from Green Vegetarian Cuisine along with music from Tera Ferna and Brent Michael Woods throughout the evening. The Menorah at Pearl will be lit each successive evening at Chanukah. Free, 6pm-9:30pm, Wed., Dec. 9, Pearl Stable, 312 Pearl Pkwy. #2, atpearl.com