Kanye in concert

Grammy award-winning hip hop performer Kanye West, above, did his first solo performances in Atlantic City in July at Revel. Less than six months later, he's back for a return engagement Friday through Dec. 30 at Revel.

Other entertainment in town Friday includes The Roots at the House of Blues Atlantic City in the Showboat Casino Hotel and David Guetta in the Event Center at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa.

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Doctor Who's Christmas

Instead of watching "A Christmas Story" multiple times Tuesday on TBS, you can try something new by checking out "The Doctor Who Christmas Special" at 9 p.m. on BBC America.

The Doctor (Matt Smith, above) is an adventurer through time and space. In this holiday episode, a mournng and reclusive Doctor has to decide whether to fight to save the world from a chilling menace threatening Earth.

Funny guidance

Bette Midler and Billy Crystal, above, play old-school grandparents looking after their 21th century grandchildren in the comedy "Parental Guidance," which opens Tuesday.

Other nationwide releases are the western "Django Unchained" and the musical "Les Miserables."

Bipolar traveler

Juliann Grey's first novel, "Too Bright To Hear Too Loud to See," will be released Wednesday.

In the book, a high-flying movie executive with a bipolar disorder he's kept hidden for almost 20 years, leaves his job, wife and daughter and travels the world for 10 years.