THIS IS THE ’60S
So what if you’re approaching that over-the-hill age (just avoid thinking that the “’60s” was a whole fifty years ago). At least you know that you come from a generation with tunes that were made to last (and that were real, unlike that Auto-Tune stuff. Here you’ll get to relive those music days with the sounds and hippie clothing to go with it. Groove on, dudes.
8pm. $25-$55. McCallum Theatre, 73000 Fred Waring Dr., Palm Desert, (760) 340-2787; www.mccallumtheatre.com.
Our old Band of the Week pals from May has quite the show prepped. Half Halloween dress up (’50s and ’60s garb) and half rock concert tribute to the Beatles’ Abbey Road album, this all ages event only further proves how right we were about The Fingers. Three 24-foot projection screens will add to the performance as well as participation from UCR’s string quartet.
7pm-12am. $12 in advance, $15 at the door. Fox Events Center, 123 Cajon St., Redlands, (909) 792-3888; www.foxeventcenter.com.
TROLLY DANCES RIVERSIDE
Maybe sitting down and watching a dance performance is just too boring for you. Instead, trying getting on a bus and traveling to various Riverside bus stops to watch. Put on by the San Diego Dance Theatre and various local choreographers, surprise performances have a whole new meaning. Starting at the Culver Arts Center, you’ll get the chance to see various dances.
11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm. $10. Begins at Barbara and Art Culver Center of The Arts, 3834 Main St., Riverside. (951) 827-3755; www.culvercenter.ucr.edu.
THE TRITONE LATIN MUSIC ARTS FESTIVAL
Coachella has become quite the festival when it comes to renown but what about the other, smaller but still ambitious festivals? Right, you’ve never heard of them because Coachella dominates The Tritone Festival is one such event, humbly residing in Chino with a set list of Latin artists like Ximena Sariñana and Ozomatli. Give another festival some time to blow your socks off.
Runs Fri, Oct. 19-Sun, Oct. 21. $15-$150. Prado Regional Park, 16700 S. Euclid Ave., Chino, 1-888-512-7469; www.tritonefestival.com.
TED QUINN’S OPEN MIC NIGHT
It’s time to hit up that hidden gem of the desert again. Well, open mic night fans might do this every Monday for Ted Quinn’s “World Famous” Open Mic Night. They’ve got all of the great food and plenty of music to go around. Plus, this venue seems to have a way of attracting famous artists out of nowhere. What better day is there to start the week?
7pm. Pappy & Harriet’s, 53688 Pioneertown Rd., Pioneertown, (760) 365-5956; www.pappyandharriets.com.
“FOUNDATION AND TRANSITION”
Julia Morgan may not be your household name to recognize but here’s a local history lesson: she was the first registered female architect who went on to build Hearst Castle but also contributed her time to the Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA). The now-Riverside Art Museum used to be the YWCA, which is why they decided that a tribute exhibit to the building’s creator is in order.
Thru Dec 30. Gallery hours: Tues-Sat, 10am-4pm. Riverside Art Museum, 3425 Mission Inn Ave., Riverside, (951) 684-7111; www.riversideartmuseum.org.
DRALION: CIRQUE DU SOLEIL
You won’t even remember what a “liger” is after experiencing this unforgettable Cirque du Soleil show so move over Napoleon Dynamite, there’s a new beast in town . . . the “Dralion.” In this unique live performance you will witness the symbolic animal of the East (the dragon) team up with its counterpart of the West (the lion) for a mind blowing show that will leave you amazed and astounded by what the human body can do. So sit back and have your breath taken away by the carefully crafted and beautifully thought-out Dralion experience.
Thru Sun, Oct. 28. Citizens Business Bank Arena, 4000 E. Ontario Center Pkwy., Ontario, (909) 244-5500; www.cbbankarena.com. 7:30pmpm. $35-$150.