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A Full Week of Freak

The best of Seattle’s Halloween events.

WEDNESDAY

Rocky Horror Picture Show Viewing Party Don’t dream it, see it! Hosted by Viking Tom. 21 and over. Neumos, 925 E. Pike St., neumos.com. Free. 7 p.m.

The Crucible Religious fanaticism, mob delusion, and fake news? What’s scary about those? ACT Theatre, 700 Union St., acttheatre.org. $20 and up. Runs Tues.–Sun.; see website for exact schedule. Ends Nov. 12.

This Is Halloween Can Can’s seasonal Halloween show is an extravaganza of live orchestral music, cabaret, burlesque, and video-projected sets inspired by Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas. The Triple Door, 216 Union St., thetripledoor.com. $35–$44. 7 p.m. (Runs each night except Mon. through Halloween.)

THURSDAY

Black Minds in Horror Horror genre writer Crystal Connor presents her documentary and leads a post-screening Q&A. Northwest African American Museum, 2300 S. Massachusetts St., naam.w.org. 7 p.m.

FRIDAY

Carnevolar VIII: Phobia Aerial performances and variety acts, with fear as the theme. Saturday afternoon is an all-ages matinee ($25–$65); Friday and Saturday evenings include a 21-and-over dance party. Emerald City Trapeze Arts, 2702 Sixth Ave. S. $55–$85. 8 p.m. Fri., 2 & 8 p.m. Sat.

Día de los Muertos Community Night Out Sand paintings, dance, art activities, music (of course) and more. Seattle Art Museum, 1300 First Ave., seattleartmuseum.org. Free. 7 p.m.

Halloween Organ Concert Students of Carole Terry perform seasonally apropos music. Kane Hall, UW campus, music.washington.edu. Free. 7:30 p.m.

Suspiria Erin Jorgensen will perform a live score for Dario Argento’s 1977 bloody classic. Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Ave., nwfilmforum.org. $7–$12. 8 p.m.

SATURDAY

Ganja & Hess Night of the Living Dead wasn’t Duane Jones’ only movie; he also starred in this 1973 “highly stylized and utterly original treatise on sex, religion, and African-American identity.” (Check out the Grand Illusion’s horror offerings for the entire week.) Grand Illusion Cinema, 1403 N.E. 50th St., grandillusioncinema.org. $5–$9. 6:45 p.m.; also 8:45 p.m. Mon.

SUNDAY

Kill, Baby… Kill! A new restoration of Mario Bava’s 1966 shocker “crisply render[s] each open grave, rotting skull, Limeade cobweb, and tendril of swirling mist.” Grand Illusion Cinema, 1403 N.E. 50th St., grandillusioncinema.org. $5–$9. 8 p.m.

TUESDAY

Monster Mash Halloween Party Drink specials and live music by Brian DiJulio and the Love Jacks. Come in costume! No cover. 21 and over. The Triple Door, 216 Union St., thetripledoor.com. 8 p.m.

The Bowie Ball A Bowie costume contest, Bowie karaoke, and Bowie makeovers by the Glitter Squad. The Crocodile, 2200 Second Ave., thecrocodile.com. $15. 8 p.m.

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