Weekend Guide

There’s plenty to do this Halloween Weekend.  Along with our Halloween Guide, our Weekend Music Picks and the last weekend of the season for the Hester Street Fair, here are a few more special events you might want to check out:

From Warner Brothers 25 anniversary release of Poltergeist - playing this weekend at the Sunshine.

  • Stop by the Midnight Movie at the Sunshine for some classic horror on the  big screen.  Director Tobe Hooper (the original Texas Chainsaw Masacre) and co-producer/writer Steven Spielberg’s Poltergeist is showing this weekend. “They’re here.” $9.99 // Fri. and Sat. at midnight // 143 E. Houston Street.
  • Electronic pop artists Xeno and Oaklander will play at the New Museum tonight as part of the “Get Weird” series. The duo will also premiere a new series of films by Liz Wendelbo entitled “Sets and Lights.”  They will be followed by No Fun Acid.  Sounds like a good way to start a weird Halloween weekend. $12 // 7pm // 235 Bowery.
  • Bring the kids to hear Joe Jencks on Saturday –  an international touring performer, songwriter and educator noted for his ability to connect with audiences of all ages, as part of University Settlment’s Performance Project. FREE // 3pm // 184 Eldridge St.
  • Monkey Monkey Music creator and children’s music sensation Meredith LeVande will be celebrating the release of her new CD What Are the Odds? at The Educational Alliance on Sunday.  A full band will be on hand and tots are encouraged to wear their best Halloween costume. 11:00 a.m. // 197 E. Broadway.