The Short List

The Nutcracker—A Holiday Hip Hop Dance Theatrical; Repetition, Rhythm and Pattern; So Proudly We Hail

Our top three picks of San Diego events this week

From Friday, Jan. 3, through Sunday, Jan. 5, Culture Shock will present The Nutcracker—A Holiday Hip Hop Dance Theatrical at the Birch North Park Theater (2891 University Ave.).

Theater The best San Diego plays of 2013 DEC 31 | By David L. Coddon The Old Globe, Ion Theatre and San Diego Rep scored big this year
Film A little terror DEC 31 | By Glenn Heath Jr. The latest ‘Paranormal Activity’ highlights a slow week in movie openings and screenings
If I Were U Chain and the Gang, The Dragons and more San Diego concerts DEC 31 | By Jeff Terich Corrections House, Neil Hamburger, Matthew Sweet and all the other shows we’re stoked about this week