|[San Francisco 10/27] Puppet Death Match at Raining Chainsaws, 1789 Egbert Ave, Floor 2, 8 PM to 11:59 PM, RSVP
[OPENING 10/12] 100 Days of Art, the works of Stefanie Renee and Victoria Heifner, at Phoenix Alameda, 6 PM to 9 PM
[TOMORROW NIGHT 10/4] That Really Happened? A night of true stories at The Monkey House, 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
[10/8] Reader Joshua Marker has been working on a cool project for the past couple of years. He’s put together commemorative editions of Sasha and Ann Shulgin’s books, Phenethylamines I have Known And Loved (PIHKAL) and Tryptamines I have Known And Loved (TIHKAL). To celebrate, there’s going to be a release party on October 8th at Moe’s Books, 7 PM
Los Angeles, CA
[9/28-1/27] 21 Collections: Every Object Has a Story at downtown L.A.’s Central Library
[10/20-10/21] 49 Boxes at Two Bit Circus, 7 PM each night
[10/31] Cinespia is hosting a Willy Wonka costume ball, starts at 7 PM, Tickets
Nevada City, CA
[10/13-14] Haute Trash, 30 years of trash fashion
New York City
Yay: Oriana Leckert has picked out some events for you
[10/18-10/20] Autumn Lights Festival at the Gardens at Lake Merritt, three nights, 6 PM to 11 PM nightly, Tickets (this is one of my favorite events of the year!)
[10/20 opening reception] Hi-Fructose presents: The Art of the Mushroom at the Compound Gallery, 7 PM to 10 PM, show runs until 12/9
[10/21] East Bay Mini Maker Faire
[10/26] Extra Action 20th Anniversary Halloween Ball at The New Parish, 9 PM, Tickets
[10/28] See Disney’s 1940 Pinocchio at the Grand Lake Theater, a fundraiser for the “Mid-century Monster,” 10 AM
San Francisco, CA
[Now through Halloween] San Francisco Ghost Hunt Walking Tour: I went! It was cool!
[10/18] Monkee Memoir: Michael Nesmith with Beth Lisick at Cafe du Nord, 8 PM to 9:30 PM
[10/20] Burning Man SF Decompression 2018: Black Top City! at Potrero Power Station 420 23rd Street, 2 PM on, Tickets
[10/27] Puppet Death Match at Raining Chainsaws, 1789 Egbert Ave, Floor 2, at 8 PM to 11:59 PM, RSVP
[10/30] How Everything Started in San Francisco (While We All Thought We Were Just Fooling Around) by John Law at Congregation Sherith Israel, 7 PM to 9 PM, $10
[11/29] A John Waters Christmas at GAMH, 8 PM (other cities too!)
San Jose, CA
[16 dates between 10/5-10/31] Mr. Nobody’s Mystic Midway (this is Scott Levkoff’s production!) at Winchester Mystery House, candlelight tour tickets now available.
[10/18] OK: We’re taking a RED field trip to the Winchester Mystery House for a candlelight tour. Wanna go with us? Email me to get on the list. It’ll be $39/pp
[10/27-10/31] RED‘s co-editor Carolyn Anhalt recommends the Halloween events in Borgo a Mozzano (one of these years I’ll make it out there!)
[10/31-11/4] Carolyn also recommends Lucca Comics & Games — a comic con that has been around since 1966! It’s the largest in Europe and the second largest in the world.
[THIS SATURDAY 10/6] 24 Hour Comics Day
Know about a cool event? Send me the info and I’ll share it with the class!