The Big Lebowski Pay homage to the Dude by donning your bathrobe (or any other costume related to the movie) and checking out the Coen brothers’ cult classic under the stars. The event will also feature lawn bowling, in honor of the Dude’s favorite activity. Just don’t spill your beverage. October 26, 7 p.m., free, Huntridge Circle Park.
Halloween John Carpenter’s 1978 horror classic is the perfect film for the holiday, and the best way to be totally immersed in the terror of Michael Myers is to catch the movie on the big screen, where it’ll be showing in a new HD transfer. October 25 & 30, various times, $5-$10. Century Suncoast, Sam’s Town; Rave, Town Square.
American Horror Story Last season featured a haunted house. This season features a haunted asylum with aliens, nuns wearing red negligees, child-killing lunatics and, possibly, mutants. 666 Park Avenue? Please! This is the creepiest show on TV. Wednesdays, 10 p.m., FX.
Bob Dylan with Mark Knopfler Last year’s powerful Pearl gig renewed our faith in Bob, plus he’s got extra firepower in his support slot, in the form of the guitar-wielding ex-Dire Strait. October 27, 7:30 p.m., $59.50-$129.50, Mandalay Bay Events Center.
Circus Couture It’s time to embrace the odd. The night starts with cocktails and transitions into a performance, fashion and art experience designed to celebrate the whimsical and strange. All proceeds benefit pediatric cancer care and research. October 28, 5:30 p.m., $15-$75, Smith Center’s Reynolds Hall.
Joseph Anton: A Memoir Salman Rushdie has told dozens of amazing tales, but the best might be his own. Joseph Anton? That’s the name Rushdie adopted when people wanted him dead. $30
Las Vegas Zombie Run It’s post-zombie apocalypse Las Vegas, and the only thing keeping you from the brain-hungry hordes is your speed and dexterity. Put both to the test in this 5K run and 1-mile walk. October 28, 7 a.m., $40, Sunset Park, registration ends October 26, lasvegaszombierun.com.