Pull up a chair at Blue Table Kitchen and you just might leave with a new friendship. Rocket Bakery owners Julia and Jeff Postlewait and their friends Karen and Wayne Johnson have opened a new place behind the Rocket Bakery in Millwood. Dinners range from five-course meals paired with wines to simple comfort fare, but the point is to bring people together around the table.
Plus, correspondent Rick Bonino introduces Big Barn Brewing from Green Bluff and rounds up some pumpkin and winter seasonal brews in the On Tap column.
On CD (Tuesday)
Barbra Streisand, “Release Me”
Celtic Woman, “Home for Christmas”
The Wallflowers, “Glad All Over”
Rick Springfield, “Songs for the End of the World”
Ellie Goulding, “Halcyon”
On DVD (Tuesday)
In theaters (Friday)
“Here Comes the Boom”
Today: Miniseries “Titanic: Blood and Steel” – with Chris Noth playing financier J.P. Morgan – tells the story of the building of the ill-fated ship. 8 p.m., Encore.
Tuesday: Internet sensation “Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog” makes its TV debut. 9 p.m., The CW.
Wednesday: The season premiere of “Nature” features the work of Sooyong Park, a wildlife filmmaker who worked for years to film Siberian tigers in their natural habitat. 7 p.m., KSPS/KCDT.
Thursday: Kristin Kreuk plays a New York cop who is saved by a man who has both physical and emotional scars in the latest version of “Beauty and the Beast.” 9 p.m., The CW.
Friday: “CSI: NY” heads to San Francisco in search of a missing girl. 8 p.m., CBS.
Saturday: Ghosts and a housemother on a killing spree haunt sorority girls on “American Horror House.” 9 p.m., Syfy.
Sunday: The zombies are back in the third season of “The Walking Dead.” 9 p.m., AMC.
Shaolin Warriors, Monday, Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox
The Crazy Cool of Nellie McKay, Tuesday, Bing Crosby Theater
Brandi Carlile, Thursday, Knitting Factory
HeartSongs from the Edge of the World, Friday, Bing Crosby Theater
“Duck Soup” and “My Little Chickadee,” Wednesday, Bing Crosby Theater