Friday, Oct. 30
TRICKS, TREATS AND BEATS
HOUSE OF HORROR AMUSEMENT PARK
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South Florida’s largest haunted house brings more than 30 rooms of terror, two acres of new rides, live music – including Grammy-winning Scottish DJ/producer Calvin Harris (“We Found Love,””Blame,” “Outside”) on Friday night – games and great food. Costumes welcome as long as it doesn’t cover your face.
Details: 5:30 p.m.-midnight Friday and Saturday, and 5:30-11 p.m. Sunday, at Miami International Mall, 1455 NW 107th Ave., Doral; 305-639-6000 or www.houseofhorrorpark.com; $30, $15 kids 6 and under – includes unlimited rides.
THE psyCHO TOUR
No-holds-barred comedienne takes on everything in the world that’s making her crazy at the moment, including Boko Haram, body-image issues and Caitlyn Jenner’s transition, plus tributes to her late “father” and “mother” in comedy, Robin Williams and Joan Rivers, and hilarious updates on her actual mother.
Details: 8 p.m. Friday at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; LiveNation.com; $29.50-$49.50.
BEN FOLDS ORCHESTRAL EXPERIENCE
Alt-pop singer-songwriter and pianist best known for his melancholy hit “Brick” (with his trio Ben Folds Five) and for being a judge on NBC’s a capella singing contest “The Sing-Off” teams up with the Frost School of Music’s Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra to perform his critically acclaimed “Concerto for Piano and Orchestra.”
Details: 8 p.m. Friday at the Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami, 1314 Miller Dr., Coral Gables; 305-284-4940 or www.festivalmiami.com; $35.
FREE FOR ALL
JAZZ AT MOCA
Enjoy an evening of Jamaican reggae, roots and world music with the Jean P Jam Band.
Details: 8-9:15 p.m. Friday at Museum of Contemporary Art, 770 NE 125th St., North Miami; www.mocanomi.org.
EDM sister duo, featuring Jahan and Yasmine Yousaf, is an Ultra Music Festival favorite and has been churning out sick house, techno, electro, dubstep and trap beats since 2007. The girls, whose debut album “Get Wet” hit No. 8 on the Billboard 200 in 2013, take the stage on Halloween Eve for what’s sure to be an equally sexy and scary night.
Details: 11 p.m. Friday at LIV Nightclub, 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach; www.flavorus.com; $60.
Saturday, Oct. 31
SESAME STREET LIVE!
MAKE A NEW FRIEND
Join all your favorite characters – including Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird, Grover, The Count, Cookie Monster, Zoe and more – as they welcome Chamki, Grover’s new friend from India, to Sesame Street and have fun celebrating cultural differences and teaching that everyone is special.
Details: 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday; 10:30 a.m., 2 and 5:30 p.m. Sunday; and 10:30 a.m. Tuesday; at Parker Playhouse, 707 NE 8th St., Fort Lauderdale; www.parkerplayhouse.com; $16-$36.
BLUE STARLITE BY THE BAY
”LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS”
The Blue Starlite Mini Urban Drive-In completes its countdown to Halloween with the 1986 musical comedy/horror film classic about a nerdy florist (Rick Moranis) who raises a vicious, bloodthirsty plant. The movie also features Steve Martin, John Candy, James Belushi and Bill Murray. Don’t miss the special Charlie Brown Halloween pre-show.
Details: 7 p.m. Saturday at Blue Starlite at Kennedy Park, 2476 S. Bayshore Dr., Coconut Grove; www.miamiurbandrivein.com; $5-$55.
SULTAN OF SWING
Ex-Dire Straits frontman and Grammy-winning singer, songwriter and virtuoso guitarist performs in support of his ninth solo studio album, “Tracker,” plus Dire Straits hits including “Romeo and Juliet,” “Tunnel of Love,” “Walk of Life,” “Twisting By the Pool,” “Money for Nothing” and, of course, “Sultans of Swing.”
Details: 8 p.m. Saturday at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Au-Rene Theater, 201 SW Fifth Ave., Fort Lauderdale; 954-462-0222 or www.browardcenter.org; $59.50-$139.50.
TRINERE, NOEL AND NICE & WILD
Miami’s “Queen of Freestyle,” Trinere – who gave us the enduring dance hits “All Night,” “I’ll Be All You Ever Need” and “They’re Playing Our Song” – headlines a Halloween lineup also featuring Noel (“Silent Morning”) and Nice & Wild (“Diamond Girl”).
Details: 9 p.m. Saturday at the Magic City Casino, Stage 305, 450 NW 37th Ave., Miami; 305-460-6579 or www.magiccitycasino.com; $20, VIP table for four $200 (includes bottle of champagne).
HALLOWEEN DANCE PARTY
FREAKS & BEATS
Dance like a zombie to the sounds of Orlando legend DJ Icey (“King of the Florida Breaks”), house and techno from Cocodrills and local star DJ Roland, plus Top 40 EDM and old-school hip-hop.
Details: 9 p.m. Saturday at Revolution Live, 200 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; www.jointherevolution.net; $10.
Sunday, Nov. 1
Classical hip-hop duo from Fort Lauderdale (members Kev Marcus and Wil B both attended Dillard High School of Performing Arts) rocks the violin and viola like no one else, infusing classical music with rock, R&B, soul and jazz. They take the stage in support of their third album, “Stereotypes.”
Details: 4 p.m. Sunday at Gusman Concert Hall, University of Miami, 1314 Miller Dr., Coral Gables; 305-284-4940 or www.festivalmiami.com; $20.
THE ALL-STARS TOUR
AMERICA’S GOT TALENT LIVE
For the first time, favorite acts from throughout the NBC hit variety competition show’s 10 years will share the stage, including Season 8 comedian Taylor Williamson, Season 9 powerhouse country-pop singer Emily West and Season 4 “junk-rock” performers Recycled Percussion, among many more.
Details: 8 p.m. Sunday at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, Dreyfoos Hall, 701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach; 561-832-7469 or www.kravis.org; $20-$100.
A VERY SPIRITED CELEBRATION
DAY OF THE DEAD FESTIVAL
Billed as a “Memory for the Dead/Party for the Living,” this sixth-annual event – expected to draw more than 10,000 people – honors Mexican and Latin American traditions with a modern interpretation. The party begins at 4 p.m. with the iconic skulls of Calaveras in the Plaza, followed by the Skeleton Processional at 6:30 p.m. and culminating with the Muertos Street Festival until 10 p.m..
Details: 4-10 p.m. Monday at Huizenga Plaza, 32 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale; moving to 100 SW 3rd Ave., Fort Lauderdale, for the street festival; www.dayofthedeadflorida.com; free.
Toronto new wave and synth-pop band led by singer Emily Haines takes the stage in support of its sixth studio album “Pagans in Vegas,” featuring the singles “The Shade,” “Cascades” and “Too Bad, So Sad.”
Details: 8 p.m. Monday at the Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater, 1700 Washington Ave., Miami Beach; LiveNation.com; $32.50.
BLACKHEART BURLESQUE TOUR
SuicideGirls, the online community that celebrates alternative beauty and indie culture from around the world, puts a spin on classic burlesque that will satisfy everyone’s inner geek, with pop-culture references to Star Wars, Zelda, A Clockwork Orange and Fifty Shades of Grey, plus many more. These tattooed beauties are guaranteed to put a smile on your face.
Details: 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Culture Room, 3045 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale; www.cultureroom.net; $25.