The Arts Can be Scary: Happy Halloween!

Put the finishing touches on your costume and plan to attend one of the fun and/or frightening arts events happening around the Bay Area on October 31.

The Hunchback of Notre Dame at Grace Cathedral


The sacred space of Grace Cathedral will transform into a grand movie palace for a special Halloween screening of director Wallace Worsley's immortal 1923 silent film adaptation of Victor Hugo's The Hunchback of Notre Dame, starring Lon Chaney and featuring a live score performed on Grace's famous pipe organ by renowned organist and composer Dorothy Papadakos.  See details.

Annual Scary Concert at Knuth Hall, SFSU Campus


Faculty pianists Inara Morgenstern and Victoria Neve perform Halloween-themed music, an annual San Francisco State tradition for more than 25 years. Featuring music meant to thrill and chill, the concert is free and open to the public.  Learn more.


The Rocky Horror Picture Show at The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall


The Rocky Horror Picture Show is returning to The UC Theatre this Halloween, complete with a burlesque, costume contest, prizes and more.  See more.

See more events in our October issue.