This week in The City, celebrate with cabaret tunes, graphic novelists, a family ice show and fine art — or attend a seasonal ritual.
Days of the Dead
Food, dance, crafts, music and traditional Meso-American art accompany the annual exhibit.
The soap star from “As the World Turns” and “Days of Our Lives” also sings; he brings his cabaret act “In the Still of the Night: The Music of Cole Porter” to The City.
Chris Ware and Charles Burns
Two giants of the graphic novel talk about their new books: Ware’s “Building Stories,” a box of minibooks about life inside a Chicago apartment building, and Burns’ “The Hive,” set in 1970s Seattle.
Disney on Ice: 100 Years of Magic
Dozens of characters from 18 Disney tales — including “Finding Nemo,” “Mulan” and “Toy Story” — appear in the family arena show.
The acclaimed artist known for textured, mixed-media pieces speaks about “The Early Works: 1974-1986” at an opening reception.
Peaches Christ hosts Good Vibrations’ seventh annual erotic short film competition; the event begins with a burlesque party and ends with a $1,500 prize for the winner.
Saturday Oct. 27
Spiral Dance Ritual
Reclaiming Spiral Dance honors the living and the dead in the 33rd annual ritual for witches’ and pagans’ new year, with art, music, poetry and dance.
S.F. Renaissance Voices
Don Scott Carpenter conducts an All Saints Day program with a mass by Tomás Luis de Victoria.