Following is a listing of great art, theater, film, and music events for the upcoming weekend.
“The War of the Worlds,” a live recreation of the famed 1938 radio broadcast, will be presented at the Trepany House at the Steve Allen Theater (4773 Hollywood Blvd in Hollywood 90027) at 8 p.m. Admission $20. VIP seating $35. See http://www.trepanyhouse.org
The Los Angeles LGBT Center presents Lady Rizo, celebrated cabaret artist, in concert at The Renberg Theatre (at the Village at Ed Gould Plaza – 1125 N. McCadden Place in Hollywood) at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25. See http://www.lalgbtcenter.org/theatre
“Little Shop of Horrors” at the Haugh Performing Arts Center at Citrus College (1000 W. Foothill Blvd. in Glendora 91741) at 8 p.m. A doo-woop spoof at 1950s movie by same title. This event repeats on Nov. 2 at 2 p.m. See http://tickets.haughpac.com/single/PSDetail.aspx?psn=801
Film “Warsaw Uprising” opens a one-week engagement at the Laemmle Town Center 5 (17200 Ventura Blvd. in Encino 91316). A documentary of how Warsaw, Poland, fought off the German armies during August and September of 1944. PG-13.
“Cannibal! The Musical” opens at The Lyric-Hyperion Theatre & Café (2106 Hyperion Ave. in Los Angeles 90027) at 8 p.m. and midnight. A Halloween party will be held between the performances. All seats are “Pay what you Want” and can be reserved online at http://www.coeurage.org/tickets
Films “The Pact 2,” “Showrunners,” and “The Aviation Cocktail” screening at the Arena Cinema Hollywood (1625 N. Las Palmas Blvd. in Los Angeles 90028) through Nov. 6. See http://arenascreen.com
“Doctor Faustus” performed by Independent Shakespeare Co. at Westfield Century City on the dining terrace, free of charge, at 7 p.m. This event repeats on Nov. 2 only. See details at http://www.iscla.org/westfield/
Dorrance Dance at The Broad at 7:30 p.m. This company fuses tap and modern dance. See http://www.thebroadstage.com/en/Performances/Dance/Productions/dorrance_…
“The Pied Piper of Hamlin (A Musical)” at Lineage Performing Arts Center (89 S. Fair Oaks in Pasadena 91105) at 7 p.m. See http://www.parsonsnose.com
“Story Pirates – bringing stories written by children to life” at the Haugh Performing Arts Center at Citrus College (1000 W. Foothill Blvd. in Glendora 91741) at 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Tickets presale $8 / $10 at door. See http://tickets.haughpac.com/single/PSDetail.aspx?psn=843
“Uploaded” opens at the Rogue Machine Theatre (5041 W. Pico Blvd. in Los Angeles 90019) at 10 p.m. Admission $20. Run continues through Dec. 6. See http://www.roguemachinetheatre.com
“night, Mother” opens at The Lost Studio (130 South La Brea Ave. in Los Angeles 90036) at 8 p.m.
Calavera Fashion Show and Walking Altars (dancing, singing, drinking and eating) at Mariachi Plaza in Boyle Heights at 5 p.m. 21 and over. Tickets start at $16. See http://diadelosdead.brownpapertickets.com/
The Los Angeles Latino Book and Family Festival at East Los Angeles College (1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez in Monterey Park) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Lecture by authors Luis Rodriguez at 1 p.m. and Victor Villasenor at 2 p.m. Free admission. Free parking. See http://www.lbff.us/LAFestival.php
Pasadena Symphony-Pops opens season performing Bernstein and Gershwin at the Ambassador Auditorium (131 South St. John Ave. in Pasadena 91105) at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets start at $35. Pre-concert discussion starts one hour prior to concert.
“The Roar of the Greasepaint – The Smell of the Crowd” at the Eclectic Company Theatre (5312 Laurel Canyon Blvd – between Chandler and Magnolia – in Valley Village 91607) at 7 p.m. This is a musical. Admission $15. Run continues through Nov. 23. See http://www.eclecticcompanytheatre.org
Dia de los Muertos at Rancho Las Flores Park (48350 Van Buren St. in Coachella 92236). One stage, 20 artists, 40 exhibits, 50 face painters, food, and more. This event continues on Nov. 2. See http://www.ticketfly.com/venue/13641-rancho-las-flores-park/
The Ovation Awards, the only peer-judged theater awards in Los Angeles, will be presented at the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse (320 S. Mission Dr. in San Gabriel 91776) at 7 p.m. Learn more at http://lastagealliance.com/ovationawards/
El Segundo Chamber Series begins at 3 p.m. at the Little Theatre at El Segundo Performing Arts Center (640 S. Main St. in El Segundo). Visit http://www.sbmusic.org
“Pockets” opens at the Hudson Mainstage Theatre (6539 Santa Monica Blvd. in Hollywood 90038) at 7 p.m. This is a one man, one piano, musical of songs that reach into your pockets. Run continues through Dec. 7. Admission $30. See https://www.plays411.com/39
Film “Glory,” celebrating its 25th anniversary and with director Edward Zwick in person, will screen at the Regent Theatre (1045 Broxton Ave. – between Weyburn and Kinross – in Westwood). Admission $13. See http://www.landmarktheatres.com
Film – in Spanish – “El Fantasma de la Opereta” at Mercado La Paloma Conference Room (3655 South Grand Ave. in Los Angeles 90007) at 3 p.m. Free. Spoof at the “Phantom of the Opera.”
First concert of Pacific Symphony’s 2014-15 Café Ludwig chamber series at the Samueli Theater at Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Tickets are $56 and $73 and include coffee, tea and desserts. See http://www.PacificSymphony.org
“King Lear” opens at The Broad (1310 11th St. in Santa Monica 90401). Run continues through Nov. 16. See http://www.thebroadstage.com/en/Performances/Theater/Productions/king_lear/
Jane Fonda will be honored by USC School of Dramatic Arts with “Robert Redford Award for Engaged Artists” at gala fundraiser at the Beverly Hills Hotel (9500 Wilshire Blvd in Beverly Hills 91202) at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $500 per person. See http://dramaticarts.usc.edu/RedfordAward2014