Oct. 31-Nov. 1: Rocky Horror Picture Show, Bayview Haunted House, Killer Klowns from Outer Space, The Birds, Unsociable Tour, Lucy Jane Bledsoe

MONDAY, OCT. 31

The Rocky Horror Picture Show: The musical theater troupe Ray of Light presents a Halloween encore of its popular production of Richard O’Brien’s iconic stage version of cult classic. [7 p.m., Victoria Theatre, 2961 16th St., S.F.]

Bayview Haunted House: The free attraction for kids and families is part of the neighborhood’s annual trick-or-treat trail. [5 to 9 p.m., Bayview Opera House, 4705 Third St., S.F.]

Killer Klowns from Outer Space: The sendup of 1950s B-horror films screens, presented by Another Hole in the Head festival. [7 p.m., New People Cinema, 1746 Post St., S.F.]

The Birds: Conor McPherson’s stage adaptation of Daphne Du Maurier’s classic thriller is even edgier than the Alfred Hitchcock 1963 film version of the tale. [7:30 p.m., Pardee Home Museum, 672 11th St., Oakland]

RiffTrax Live-Carnival of Soul: Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett serve up funny commentary on the 1962 weird, creepy and silly cult film classic set in Utah. [7:30 p.m., Century 20, 1901 Junipero Serra Blvd., Daly City]

The Unsociable Tour: Dee Roq, a 21-year-old rapper and producer from Orange County (who attended San Francisco State University) headlines a bill with Shako Shake and DJ Pablo Scratch. [8 p.m., Doc’s Lab, 124 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Middle East Forum Discussion: The free session covers current issues in the Middle East, North Africa and Afghanistan. [5:30 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 555 Post St., S.F.]

The King Khan & BBQ Show: The garage-punk band consists of Arish “King” Khan on lead guitar and “snotty” vocals and Mark “BBQ” Sultan on rhythm drums, rhythm guitar and “smooth” vocals. [8 p.m., Slim’s, 333 11th St., S.F.]

TUESDAY, NOV. 1

Lucy Jane Bledsoe
: The historical fiction writer speaks about “A Thin Bright Line,” a love story set “amid Cold War intrigue, the origins of climate research and the nascent civil rights movement” and inspired by her aunt and namesake. [7:30 p..m., Booksmith, 1644 Haight St., S.F.]

Gett-The Trial of Vivian Amsalem: The acclaimed film about an Israeli woman who fights for years to obtain a divorce from her devout husband, screens, sponsored by the Berkeley Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies; RSVP at www.magnes.org. [6 p.m., Magnes Collection, 2121 Allston Way, Berkeley]

A Place to Call Home forum
: Experts in government, the housing industry and nonprofit community address ways to solve the Bay Area housing crisis. [6:30 p.m., Commonwealth Club, 555 Post St., S.F.]

Dada World Fair 2016: The 13-day festival observing the 100th anniversary of the emergence of the influential counterculture artistic and literary movement begins with a free opening night benediction, “13 Dada Manifestos.” [7 p.m., City Lights Bookstore, 261 Columbus Ave., S.F.]

Boy & Bear: The indie folk rock Australian band’s latest album is “Limit of Love.” [8 p.m., Great American Music Hall, 859 O’Farrell St., S.F.]

Lawrence Levy
: The author, a former corporate attorney who helped transform a tiny design studio into a multibillion dollar empire, appears in conversation with Michal Lev-Ram to promote his book “To Pixar and Beyond” at a ticketed event. [7:30 p.m., Kepler’s Books, 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park]

Fuchsia Dunlop: The chef and James Beard-award-winning food writer speaks about “Land of Fish and Rice,” her book focusing on cuisine from Jiangnan, China’s lower Yangtze region. [12:30 p.m., Book Passage, 1 Ferry Building, S.F.]

Laura Holmes Haddad: The author and cancer survivor launches “This Is Cancer,” described as “the ‘What to Expect When You’re Expecting’ for cancer patients.” [5 p.m., UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1450 Third St., S.F.]

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