ART: SOMArts presents its annual Day of the Dead exhibit, Honoring Revolution with Visions of Healing, featuring altars and installations that will honor the dead and provide offerings to the living. Tonight's opening includes live music by singer Lilliana Herrera and guitarist Jose Roberto playing contemporary Chicano music and live performances by Tania Llambelis and the Oakland Improv Collective. An artist market of Dia de los Muertos crafts and art will also take place.
6 to 9 p.m. // SOMArts Cultural Center (934 Brannan St) // $5-10 (sliding scale)
COMEDY: The Out Loud Art and Comedy Festival, which is going on all weekend, presents Rooftop Comedy Coming Out, featuring stand-up acts by Greg Sherrell (Fernando and Greg in the Morning, Movin' 99.7), Maggie Faris (CNN, ESPN), Marga Gomez (HBO, Comedy Central) and Ian Harvie (Logo TV, ABC), and hosted by Casey Ley (Pirate Cat Radio).
8 p.m. // Swedish American Hall (2174 Market St) // $15-20
MUSIC: Experience a night of swing goth at The Ball of Cthulhu, a Monster Mash, with live performances by Abney Park, Vernian Process, and Unextraordinary Gentlemen, plus DJs, a costume contest, and more.
7:30 p.m. // DNA Lounge (375 Eleventh St) // $16-23