Cool Shit To Do On Halloween That’s Not the Halloween Parade

October 30, 2014 | Rhett Jones

Here’s some stuff to do tomorrow. None of it sucks. If you really want to get weird with it we recommend the 8-hour noise set by Silent Servant, if you haven’t thought of a costume yet, dress up as an emoji and hit Transfer gallery’s art party and if you want to keep it low-key check out the silent classic The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari at Film Forum.


Jungle Pussy / Juiceboxxx / MC Eleven / Warren Britt / JD Nero at Babycastles (6pm, $13 or $10 with a costume, Manhattan)

Screening + Emoji Halloween Party The Garden of Emoji Delights by Carla Gannis presented by Transfer Gallery at Kings Tavern (7pm, free, Brooklyn)

Knyfe Hytes / Oozing Wound / The Fucking Ocean / Red Dawn II / Alien Whale / Aa / Justin Frye / Chat Logs at Death By Audio (8pm, $10, Brooklyn)

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard / Purling Hiss / Meatbodies / Tonstartssbandht presented by Baby’s All Right at 338 Moffat St. aka Where The Sidewald Ends (8pm, $15 advance, $20 at door, Brooklyn)

and in the same building but a different room:

Beach Fossils with mems. of Wild Nothing as DEVO / Celestial Shore with mems. of Deerhoof as T. REX / Beverly as THE PIXIES / Roya as TELEVISION PERSONALITIES and DJ Tassy as NEIL DeTASSE TYSON at 338 Moffat St. aka Where The Sidewald Ends (9pm, $13 advance, $15 at door, Brooklyn)

Dear Leader as THE NEPTUNES / Delicate Steve as RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, Heeney as WEEZER, Banned Books as PIXIES, Max Almario + Mike Sheffield + Kegan Zema as BLINK-182, Advaeta as HOLE – Mr. Twin Sister DJ’ing at Silent Barn (9pm, $10 w/costume or $12 w/o costume, Brooklyn)

Silent Servant does 8-hour noise set at Trans-Pecos (10pm, $40 v limited, Queens)


The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari at Film Forum (7:15pm, $12, Manhattan)

Monster Squad at Landmark Sunshine (12am, $13, Manhattan)

Friday the 13th at IFC Center (12:20am, $13, Manhattan)

Night of The Living Dead at Spectacle Theater (8pm and 10pm, $5, Brooklyn)

(Image: The Strange Color of Your Tears)