Telluride Horror ShowIf you don’t have a horror movie marathon planned, you’re doing October wrong. The Telluride Horror Show is a three-day dark film fest with over 20 feature films, 50-plus short films, creepy campfire tales, killer karaoke, Q&As with filmmakers, and a free pig roast/cash bar party. Get ye to Spooky Town. You can buy an all-weekend pass, a six-pack-o-tix, or run the risk of buying singular movie tickets at the door after pass-holders have had first dibs.
Details: $15 single shows to $150 for 3-day pass, 18 and over, Friday, Oct. 13 through Sunday, Oct. 15, various Telluride locations, TellurideHorrorShow.com
Farmington Pride FestPride Fest is going loud and proud in Farmington. Set up by LGBTQ community center Identity, Inc., Pride Fest includes a coming-out party on Wednesday, drag shows on Thursday, separate youth and adult dances (with costumes encouraged) on Friday, and a parade that ends with a party in Brookside Park on Saturday.
Details: Free, ages vary depending on event, Wednesday, Oct. 11 through Saturday, Oct. 14, venues vary, check the “Farmington NM LGBTQ Pride Inc.” public group for event details at www.facebook.com/groups/739566376183195
10-minute plays take over DACThe Seventh Annual 10-Minute Play Festival seizes the Durango Arts Center’s stage for the weekend. Six short plays were picked from a pool of over 100 submissions for this year’s fest. Your own DGO correspondent, The Dread Templeton, even slithered into the locals spotlight category. Get yer theater on.
Details: $10 DAC members, $12 GA, all ages, 7:30 p.m on Friday, Oct. 13 and 14, 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 15, Durango Arts Center, 802 East Second Ave., http://durangoarts.org
A ghoultastic shake and shimmyTwenty dancers are gonna slither till you quiver at Mataholla Moon Belly Dance’s Ninth Annual Gothla Belly Dance Show. The show’s theme is Halloween and costumes from all attendees are encouraged. Get in a macabre mood, all ye maggots and madams, ’cause there’s a dance party directly after the show.
Details: $13, 18 and over, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. plus after party, Friday, Oct. 13, Henry Strater Theatre, 699 Main Ave., www.henrystratertheatre.com
Rumble in Farmington Indigenous people are often overlooked as having had a massive impact on the face of popular American music. Jimi Hendrix, Link Wray, Charley Patton, and more are explored in the revelatory documentary “Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World.” Winner of the 2016 World Cinema Documentary category at Sundance.
Details: $5, all ages, 7 to 9 p.m., Friday, Oct. 13, San Juan College Little Theatre, 4601 College Blvd., Farmington, https://farmingtonnm.org/events