Harlem choir: The Boys Choir of Harlem brings its holiday show of classical favorites, gospel selections and pop standards to the Aronoff Center, 8 p.m. today, Procter & Gamble Hall. $16-$28. 562-4949.
John Painter: The collector is at the Cincinnati Art Museum to discuss his famous collection of American Indian dress and craft, A Window on the Past, currently on view at the CAM, 7:30 p.m. today. Free with admission.
CD release: Local favorites the Flock play at BarrelHouse Brewing Company to introduce their new CD, 8 p.m. today, 22 E. 12th St., Over-the-Rhine.
At Shadowbox: Shadowbox Cabaret at Newport on the Levee is running its Holiday Hoopla show of one-acts, sketch comedy and rock tunes seven nights a week including
7 p.m. today. $10-$25. (859) 581-7625.
TV pick: Actor Tim Busfield has a busy night on NBC, playing Ed's hapless brother, Lloyd, with his latest get-rich scheme on Ed
(8 p.m., Channels 5, 22), then returning as Danny the newspaper reporter on The West Wing Christmas episode (9 p.m., Channels 5, 22).
Critic John Kiesewetter also says Dalgety (John Hannah) loses his patience with a man who doesn't want surgery on MDs (10 p.m., Channels
River rats: And this for people who get into watching the river flow - Little Miami Inc. is giving away a new 11-by-17-inch map of the Little Miami Scenic River and Trail. Aimed at folks who use the river and trail for recreation - hikers, bikers, kayakers, in-line skaters, fishing fans - it details the Warren County section of the river and trail. 965-9344 or www.littlemiami.org.
24 hours out: The Irish Tenors bring their Christmas show of traditional Irish songs and holiday music to the Aronoff Center, 8 p.m. Thursday, Procter & Gamble Hall. $38-$68. 562-4949.
48 hours out: The Promont House Museum historic site in Milford holds its Victorian Candlelight Christmas Celebration, 7-9 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 906 Main St. $3. 248-0324.
72 hours 'til Saturday: The Mary Ann Mongan Branch Library hosts musician and storyteller Tom Scheidt for a Celtic-inspired holiday celebration, 1 p.m., 502 Scott Blvd., Covington. (859) 962-4060.