Fuse movie night. Gay and Lesbian Community Center, 2701 Reagan St. 7 p.m. Free. 214-540-4410.
Triangle Networking Tarrant, for gay-owned and gay-friendly businesses. Dos Gringos, 1510 University Ave., Fort Worth. 6 p.m. $5. 817-496-3479.
Friends Associating and Relating. Dining out. Call Kurt for details. 972-571-2226.
DFW Bi Net, a social and support group for bisexual men and women, brunch. La Madeleine, 3906 Lemmon Ave. 10:30 a.m.
Fort Worth Men’s Chorus holiday concert. Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell Ave., Fort Worth. 2 p.m. 817-731-7878.
Dallas FrontRunners fun run. Runners and walkers at all levels welcome. Meet on the patio of the recreation house at Sunset Bay at White Rock Lake Park. 8 a.m.
Fuse holiday party. Gay and Lesbian Community Center, 2701 Reagan St. 7 p.m. Free. 214-540-4410.
Lutherans Concerned, GLBT affirming group for Lutherans. King of Glory Lutheran Church, 6411 LBJ Freeway. 7 p.m. 214-855-4998.
Family Pride Coalition, a monthly support group for gay and lesbian parents and their children, meets at a private home. For time and location 214-521-5342 ext. 1708.
Dignity Dallas sponsors Roman Catholic liturgy. Bethany Presbyterian Church, 4523 Cedar Springs Road. 6 p.m. 214-521-5342 ext. 1732.
Youth First Texas Collin County. 6000 Custer Road, Building 9, Plano. 6 p.m. 214-879-0400.
Longhorn Bowling League of Ft. Worth. Don Carter Cityview, 6601 Oakmont Blvd. Fort Worth. 5:30 p.m. 817-721-4110.
Oak Lawn Bowling Association awards party. Woody’s Sports and Video Bar, 4011 Cedar Springs Road. 7 p.m.
Winter SolstiCelebration. Seating music with music by Annie Benjamin at 6:30 p.m. Service 7-9 p.m. Social hour with music by Tao Jonesin at 9 p.m. Cathedral of Hope, 5910 Cedar Springs Road.
Leather Knights. Dallas Eagle, 2515 Inwood Road Suite 107. 7:30 p.m.
Stonewall Democrats of Dallas. Ojeda’s Restaurant, 4617 Maple Ave. 6:30 p.m. 214-328-4906.
United Court of the Lone Star Empire deals blackjack to benefit AIDS Services of Dallas. Dallas Eagle, 2515 Inwood Road #107. 9 p.m.
Dallas FrontRunners run on the Katy Trail. Meet at Knox Street entrance. 6:30 p.m.
Journey Out, ages 16-22. Affiliated with Cathedral of Hope. Youth First Texas, 5415 Maple Ave. Suite 221. 7 p.m. 214-351-1901.
Apartment Managers and Stakeholders Crime Watch. Oak Lawn Branch library, 4100 Cedar Springs Road. Noon. 214-670-1359.
Rainbow Roller Skating. Forum Roller World, 1900 S. Great Southwest Parkway, Grand Prairie. 8 p.m. $5. 214-478-2649.
North Texas GLBT Chamber of Commerce monthly dinner. 6 p.m.
Fuse presents Sex & Men about dating and relationships. Gay and Lesbian Community Center, 2701 Reagan St. 7 p.m. 214-540-4410.
Gay Teen Project. 909 W. Magnolia St., Suite 2, Fort Worth. 7 p.m. 817-332-7722.
Dallas FrontRunners run on the Katy Trail. Meet at Knox Street entrance. 6:30 p.m.
Fuse for young gay men ages 18 to 24. Gay and Lesbian Community Center, 2701 Reagan St. 7:30 p.m. 214-540-4410.
Youth First Texas Christmas party. 5415 Maple Ave. Suite 221. 7:30 p.m. 214-879-0400.
Congregation Beth El Binah Shabbat service. Gay and Lesbian Community Center, 2701 Reagan St. 8:15 p.m. 214-521-5342 ext. 1784.
Cathedral of Hope. 5910 Cedar Springs Road. Children and family service at 5 p.m. Christmas Eve service at 9 and 11 p.m. 214-351-1901.
White Rock Community Church. Candlelight service. 9353 Garland Road. 11 p.m. 214-320-0043.
Agape MCC. Christmas Eve service. 4615 East California Parkway, Fort Worth. 8 p.m. 817-535-5002.
Bethany Presbyterian Church. Christmas Eve candlelight service. 4523 Cedar Springs Road. 9 p.m. 214-528-4084.
Celebration Community Church. Christmas Eve service. 908 Pennsylvania Avenue, Fort Worth. 9 p.m. 817-335-3222.
Crossroads Community Church. Christmas Eve concert. 2800 Routh St. 7:30 p.m. 214-520-9090.
Harvest Metropolitan Community Church. Christmas Eve service. 525 S. Loop 288, Suite E, Denton. 7 p.m. 940-320-6150.
Promise MCC. Christmas Eve service. 2527 West Colorado Blvd. 7 p.m. 214-623-8400.
MCC of Greater Dallas. Christmas Eve service. 7 p.m. Radisson Hotel, 2330 West Northwest Highway.
Trinity Presbyterian Church. Christmas Eve service. 901 North Zang Blvd. 9 p.m. 214-948-7134.
Mychal Judge Liberal Catholic Church. Midnight mass. 11:30 p.m. Call for location. 972-346-6853.
The Gathering Place. Christmas Eve service. 5415 Maple Ave. Suite 202-A. 6 p.m.
New Hope Fellowship. Christmas service. 2438 Butler St. Suite 110. 10:45 a.m. 214-9005-8082.
Community Unitarian Universalist Church. Christmas Eve service. 2875 East Parker Road, Plano. 7 p.m. 972-424-8989.
Harvest MCC. Christmas service. 525 S. Loop 288, Suite E, Denton. 11 a.m. 940-320-6150.
MCC of Greater Dallas. Christmas service. 10 a.m. Radisson Hotel, 2330 West Northwest Highway.
Promise MCC. Christmas service. 2527 West Colorado Blvd. 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. 214-623-8400.
Trinity Presbyterian Church. Christmas service. 901 North Zang Blvd. 11 a.m. 214-948-7134.
Cathedral of Hope. Christmas Sunday worship. 5910 Cedar Springs Road. 11 a.m. 214-351-1901.
White Rock Community Church. Christmas service. 9353 Garland Road. 10:45 a.m. 214-320-0043.
Celebration Community Church. Christmas service. 908 Pennsylvania Avenue, Fort Worth. 11 a.m. 817-335-3222.
Congregation Beth El Binah Chanukah party at a private residence in Richardson. 214-521-5342 ext. 1784.
Midnight Snack: “The Thing.” Alan Cumming introduces the film about a creature from outer space that wreaks havoc as it assumes the appearance of the local residents. (1:48) Sundance Channel at 11 p.m.
Hot Properties. Lola tries to figure out her attraction to gay men. (:30) ABC at 8:30 p.m.
Made: “Soccer.” An overweight gay teenager wants to be made over from a cheerleader to a soccer player to gain respect from the other guys. (1:00) MTV at 5 p.m.
XX/XY. A highly charged menage-a-trois becomes a complicated relationship, even when they meet up a decade later. (1:31) Showtime Too at 8 p.m.
Ballroom Bootcamp features gay Dallas actor Chris Woods. (1:00) TLC at 9 p.m.
Hairspray. The original John Waters film with a plump Ricki Lake as Traci Turnblad and Divine as her mother. (1:32) Sundance Channel at 11 a.m.
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. Kevin Spacey plays a wealthy Savannah host suspected of killing his lover, played by Jude Law. Lady Chablis plays herself. (2:35) Cinemax at 9 a.m.
Awesomely Oversexed. The active sex lives of a number of celebrities are discussed. (1:00) VH1 at 1 p.m.
Diary of a Porn Virgin. In Britain, pornography has entered the mainstream with people from all walks of life quitting their day jobs to appear in adult films. This documentary follows a 38-year-old wife, mother and successful corporate manager and a young Muslim who previously worked in the fashion industry. (1:00) Sundance Channel at midnight.
Lambda Weekly. Gay and lesbian radio for north Texas. (1:00) 89.3 KNON-FM at 1 p.m.
Cathedral of Hope worship service. (1:00) DCTV 14B or digital 75 at 1 p.m.
The Staircase. Chapter 4 and 5. Documentary about the murder trial of bisexual novelist Michael Peterson, convicted of killing his wife. (1:35) Sundance Channel at 4 p.m.
Desperate Housewives: Susan finds out who Edie’s new boyfriend is. Lynette goes back to work, leaving Tom at home. Bree’s mother-in-law, continues to drive her crazy. (1:00) ABC at 8 p.m.
Grey’s Anatomy. As Meredith and Cristina discuss their relationship woes at the Emerald City Bar, Joe, the bartender who is gay, collapses. (1:00) ABC at 9 p.m.
Out of Practice: Paula Marshall plays a lesbian physician in this family of doctors. (:30) CBS at 8:30 p.m.
Half & Half: Alec Mapa co-stars as the wisecracking assistant at Delicious Records. (:30) UPN Ch. 21 at 8:30 p.m.
Real World: Road Rules Challenge: Gauntlet 2. Gay and lesbian contestants from previous Real Worlds include Ruthie (Hawaii), Aneesa (Chicago) and Danny (“Road Rules: Extreme”). (:30) MTV at 9 p.m.
Best Friend’s Date: “The Boys’ Night Out Date.” Allison chooses a date for her gay friend Alan. (:30) Noggin at 4:30 a.m.
Middle Sexes: Redefining He and She. Gore Vidal narrates this exploration of attitudes and practices regarding transsexuals, transgenders and intersexuals around the world. (1:10) HBO at midnight.
Kathy Griffin: Allegedly. A concert performance by the comedian. (2:00) Bravo at 7 and 9 p.m.
Grounded for Life. When Sean finds out that one of his co-workers is gay, he lets the secret out by accident. (:30) ABC Family at
Nip/Tuck: “Cherry Peck.” A transgender woman blackmails Sean. (1:00) FX at 9 p.m.
Iconoclasts: Batali on Stipe. Award-winning restaurant owner and Food Network chef Mario Batali serves up a tribute to Michael Stipe, gay founding member of R.E.M. (1:00) Sundance Channel at 10 p.m.
When Night Is Falling. When a professor in Toronto meets a beautiful young trapeze artist, she must choose between her boyfriend and an exciting new life. (1:32) Sundance Channel at 11 p.m.
Project Runway. Designers compete in weekly design challenges, until only three remain to face off at New York Fashion Week in February. (1:00) Bravo at 9 p.m.
Fabulous Life Of … “Celebrity Religion.” Madonna, Richard Gere and Tom Cruise are featured. (1:00) VH1 at noon.
Win a Date With Tad Hamilton! A wholesome rural grocery clerk enters a contest for a once-in-a-lifetime dream date with a handsome movie star and wins his heart. Sean Hayes and Nathan Lane co-star. Sam Pancake plays a gay hotel clerk. (1:40) Cinemax at 2:10 p.m.
Secret Lives of Women: “Transsexuals.” For his 50th birthday, Chris will undergo surgery to become a woman. How she adapts to her new life and how her family accepts her are explored. (1:00) Women’s Entertainment at 10 p.m.
Will & Grace: “The Old Man and the Sea.” Jack teaches Will to swim. Karen sets Grace up on a blind date. (:30) KXAS Ch. 5 at 8:30 p.m.
Pills, Profits, Protest: Chronicle of the Global AIDS Movement. A documentary about the effort to provide medical treatment to the world’s 40 million people with AIDS, in spite of the corporate profiteering and government disinterest. (1:00) Showtime Too at 5:30 p.m.
Confessions of an American Girl. A pregnant, suicidal, trailer-park teen persuades her family to visit her incarcerated father at the prison’s annual picnic. Brad Renfro plays her gay brother. (1:30) Showtime Next at 11 a.m.
Mario Cantone: Laugh Whore. Gay comedian’s Showtime version of his Broadway stand-up concert. (1:00) Comedy Central at 9 and 11 p.m.
The following productions are scheduled to open this week:
“The Sound of Music” presented by Repertory Theater Company. University of Texas at Dallas, 800 W. Campbell Road, Richardson. Dec. 16-18. Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at 2 p.m. $18. 972-690-5029.
The following productions are scheduled to close this week:
“The Reason for the Seizure.” Punch Drunk Comedy. Studio Theatre at the Addison Theatre Centre, 15650 Addison Road, Addison. Through Dec. 19. Friday and Saturday at 10:30 p.m. Sunday and Monday at 8 p.m. $10.
“(The) Book of Matches” presented by Our Endeavors Theater Company. Dallas Museum of Art, 1717 North Harwood St. Through Dec. 18. Saturday and Sunday at 3 p.m. Free. 214-327-4001.
“Debbie Does Dallas.” Kitchen Dog Theater, McKinney Avenue Contemporary, 3120 McKinney Ave. Through Dec. 17 at 8 p.m. $15-$25. 214-953-1055.
“Guys on Ice” is a musical about ice fishermen in northern Wisconsin. Circle Theatre, 230 W. Fourth, Fort Worth. Through Dec. 17. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Saturday at 3 p.m. $15-$25. 817-877-3040.
“A Commedia Carol.” Dickens’ classic tale told in the style of comedia dell’arte. Dallas Hub Theater, 2809 Canton St. Through Dec. 17 at 8 p.m. $15-$20. 214-749-7010.
“A Very Fit Christmas.” Four short plays including one that sets Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart” to Christmas carols and another set in the most traditional Christmas venue, Macy’s. Bath House Cultural Center, 521 E. Lawther Drive. Through Dec. 18. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Sunday at 5 p.m. $8-10. Thursday pay what you can. 214-670-8749.
Trans-Siberian Orchestra. American Airlines Arena. Dec. 17 at 3 p.m. $29.50-$49.50. 214-373-8000.
Patrice Pike. Galaxy Club, 2820 Main St. Dec 17 at 9 p.m. $10. 214-373-8000.
Turtle Creek Chorale holiday concert. Soloists include Gary Floyd and Denise Lee. Meyerson Symphony Center, 2301 Flora St. Dec. 19-21 at 8 p.m. $20-$53. 214-526-3214 ext. 102.
Tiffany Shea. Poor David’s Pub, 1313 South Lamar St. Dec. 22 at 8 p.m. $10. 214-565-1295.
“The Nutcracker.” Presented by The Tuzer Ballet. Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Drive. Richardson. $10-$50. Dec. 17-18. Saturday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday at 2 p.m. 972-744-4650.
“The Nutcracker.” Presented by Texas Ballet Theater. Music Hall at Fair Park, 909 First Ave. Dec. 20-23. Tuesday to Friday at 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday at 2 p.m. $18-$70. 877-212-4280.
“The Nutcracker.” Presented by Metropolitan Classical Ballet. Texas Hall, University of Texas at Arlington, 701 South Nedderman Drive, Arlington. Dec. 16-18. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Sunday at 2 p.m. $10-$30. 817-465-4644.
“The Ebony Nutcracker” presented by Etta’s Dance Expression starring Erykah Badu. Majestic Theatre, 1925 Elm St. Dec. 18 at 2 and 7 p.m. $15-$60. 214-373-8000.
“Barefoot Brigade NOTcrac-ker” presented by Beckles Dancing Company. Atrium, Dallas Museum of Art, 1717 Harwood St. Dec 17 at 2 p.m. Free with $10 museum admission. 214-922-1200.
“Gauguin and Impressionism.” Paintings from 1875 to 1887, before his exotic South Seas images for which he became known. The first comprehensive survey of Paul Gauguin’s early career. Kimbell Art Museum, 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth. Dec. 18-March 26. Tuesday to Thursday, Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday from noon to 8 p.m. Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. $12. 817-467-2787.
Winter SolstiCelebration. Whole-bodied and experiential, singing, dancing, chanting, yoga and participatory rituals blended with performances. Cathedral of Hope, 5910 Cedar Springs Road. Dec. 20 at 7 p.m. 972-999-1337.
“A Queertown Christmas.” West End Comedy Theatre, 603 Munger Avenue, Suite 100B. Dec. 16 and 17 at 11 p.m. $15. 214-880-9990.
Sinbad. Bass Performance Hall, 525 Commerce, Fort Worth. Dec. 20 at 7 p.m. $24.50-$100. 877-212-4280.
E. L. Doctorow discusses and signs his new novel, “The March.” Borders Books & Music Dallas, 10720 Preston Road. Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. 214-363-1977.