Weekend Picks: Holiday Cheer Turned Upside Down06:11

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Tired of the holiday festivities? Jim Sullivan of JimSullivanInk, a Boston arts an events guide, offers up some alternatives.

Weekend Pick #1: "Wreck The Halls"

The politically charged punk band, the Street Dogs, is on its "Wreck The Halls" tour and will be performing at the Paradise Rock Club on Friday, December 21 and Saturday, Decemeber 22. Tickets are $17, and doors open at 6 p.m.

Weekend Pick #2: Ken Burns's New, Gritty Documentary

The new Ken Burns' documentary, "The Central Park Five" is the story of a horrific beating and rape of a female jogger in New York's Central Park. It's playing for one week only at the Kendall Square Cinema in Cambridge.

This segment aired on December 20, 2012.