Guild Hall will be the home of a literal variety of events beginning tonight with the visiting group Our Fabulous Variety Show presenting “An Eclectic Cabaret,” an evening of burlesque, melodies, comedy, and dances, hosted by the Rev. Ricky Ray and featuring a large ensemble of local talent. Shows will begin at 7:30 tonight and tomorrow. It is a benefit for Your Day Away, which gives parents of children with special needs a day of rest and pampering. Tickets start at $15 and are available on the group’s Web site.
On Saturday, Guild Hall will present Paul McCartney’s “ROCKSHOW: From the Wings Over America Tour,” a concert film from the group’s 1975 and 1976 world tour. The film has remastered video and audio and is a full-length version of the concert. Tickets are $12, or $10 for members, with free student rush tickets available through the box office or the museum’s Web site. The film starts at 8 p.m.
On Sunday, Ken Auletta will give a reading and book signing at 11 a.m. Mr. Auletta writes the “Annals of Communications” columns and profiles for The New Yorker magazine. He has written 11 books, including “Three Blind Mice: How the TV Networks Lost Their Way” and “Greed and Glory on Wall Street: The Fall of the House of Lehman.” Admission is free.
On Wednesday at 7 p.m., Eric Fischl will read from his new autobiography and discuss his work with Phyllis Tuchman, a guest curator of Mr. Fischl’s show last year at Guild Hall. This event is free.