EVENT PICKS

Death is mourned, processed, and commemorated all week long in Grand Park with dozens of Dia de los Muertos altars on view til Sunday 11/1.

A film portrait of British artist Derek Boshier called "What Do Artists Do All Day?" screens at Night Gallery this Thursday 10/29 7:30pm, followed by a Q&A with director Zara Hayes and Boshier.

NYTimes' favorite example of normcore, Sean Nicolas Savage plays alongside Promise Keeper, Roses, and Celebrity Crush at Downtown's unbreakable punk haunt The Smell on Friday night 10/30.

William Crawford unveils More Worried than a Worm in a Bird's Nest, a showing of x-rated sketches at the Historic Core's window-sized gallery FARAGO on Friday 10/30 7-9pm.

After attending LA Opera's rendition of Dracula with Phillip Glass 10/29 to 10/31, step inside the Ace Hotel's gothic palace to party Halloween night away at their Black and White Ball on Saturday 10/31 10pm.

Four authors, each with a different newly released book about Los Angeles, join forces at The Last Bookstore for an LA authors panel on Tuesday 11/3 7-8:30pm.