[Oakland, CA :: 10/30 and 10/31
] Driveway Follies
is back! Put on a mask and head over to 3854 Greenwood Avenue
in Oakland’s Trestle Glen neighborhood for true marionette magic
. Their outdoor shows start at dusk and run on intervals. So if you arrive and don’t get a good viewing spot, wait for the intermission to move in closer. It’s free but do slip this nonprofit a few bucks
for their amazing efforts.
[12/12] The Krampus & The Old, Dark Christmas with Al Ridenour, a Zoom lecture
BAY AREA, CA+
[Alameda :: now!] Send a BooKay!
[Crockett :: now] Master tin tinkerer Dave Yoas is exhibiting at Epperson Gallery right now. 10/23: Artist reception from 4 to 6 p.m.
[Oakland :: Now through 11/28] Ofrenda at OMCA: “Pay tribute to loved ones lost at a special ofrenda (altar) created by OMCA’s El Día de los Muertos Volunteer Community Committee. In remembrance of COVID-19 victims, the altar provides an opportunity to honor those whom we mourn in the community and to create personal offerings to add to the ofrenda.”
[San Francisco :: 11/1] An evening with David Sedaris at War Memorial Opera House, 7:30 p.m.
[Richmond :: 11/13] Rogue Cinema: “Join us for this unsanctioned ‘pirate’ screening of the new indie film, Burning Man the Musical! Plus “Live Therapy” to address the psychic wounds inflicted by the satire.” Point San Pablo Harbor, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
[San Francisco :: 11/17] Super Shangri-La Show: War of the Wizards (1978) & Hercules in the Haunted World (1961) at Balboa Theater, 7 p.m.
[Through October] From 7 p.m. to midnight each night, Night Lights Denver is showing cool art projections on the Daniels & Fisher tower, a collab with Meow Wolf.
LOS ANGELES, CA+
[Los Angeles :: Now through 10/31] Bob Baker Marionettes’ Hallowe’en Spooktacular promises an “hour-long, family friendly boo-sical revue, over one hundred spirited puppets rally to unearth ghastly things on strings.” Tickets are $20.
NEW YORK, NY
[Brooklyn :: starts 11/12] Empire Circus