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music Over the Rhine (husband and wife Linford Detweiler and Karin Bergquist) perform at Highline Ballroom on December 7, singing from their new Christmas album Blood Oranges in the Snow. Their holiday songs aren't your holly jollies—reflecting, instead, the complicated feelings many people have about this time of year.

movie At Maysles Cinema, November 22-26, 7:30pm, The Homestretch, an affecting documentary about three homeless teens in Chicago as they fight for their future. The filmmakers, Anne de Mare and Kristen Kelly, will do a Q&A each night.

game Mah Jongg: The Art of the Game—A Collector's Guide to Mah Jongg Tiles and Sets, by Ann Israel and Gregg Swain, looks at the beautiful world of the game's tiles. Lots of interesting info and fine photos by Michel Arnaud.

On December 7, noon-5, at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, the fourth annual Mah Jongg Marathon.

dance Simply put, the world has had more joy the last 40 years with The Trocks in it. They're at the Joyce, December 16-January 4.

theater Still more joy: a sun-splashed score from the gifted composer Jason Robert Brown for Honeymoon in Vegas, in previews now at the Nederlander.

shopping Headphone maker Sennheiser opens a pop up for the holidays at 11 Kenmare [Eliz/Bowery] starting this Saturday.

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