TOP 5 FOR THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11

EVERYDAY IS HALLOWEEN PICK
1. "Play Dead" At AFI Silver Spring

The Spooky Movie Film Fest continues with a screening of "Play Dead," a film version of Teller (of Penn & Teller) and Coney Island showman Todd Robbins off-Broadway show. Following the screening will be a Q and A with the director, Teller and Robbins. 7:30 p.m., 17+ unless a parent or guardian is present, $11.50

2. A Discussion On Live Performance And Contemporary Art At Corcoran
The five artists that made up the Take It To The Bridge series will discuss their art. We're interested in what new bride, seven-times over, Kathryn Cornelius has to say. 7 p.m., all ages, no cover

3. Calexico At 9:30
If this group wasn't so popular they'd be considered world music. 7 p.m., all ages, $20

4. Watch The Vice Presidential Debate At Tortilla Coast
Tip well. One of the wait staff may become vice president someday. 9 p.m., all ages, no cover

5. Follow @realDonaldTrump On Twitter
He'll be live tweeting the V.P. debate. The most fun you'll have on the Internet all week.

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  • Excision

    Wednesday, October 10 8 p.m. Opening Night Q&A with director Richard Bates, Jr.

  • Some Guy Who Kills People

    Wednesday, October 10 10:30 p.m.

  • The Holding

    Thursday, October 11 5 p.m.

  • Play Dead

    Thursday, October 11 7:30 p.m. Q&A with directors Teller and Shade Rupe with Todd Robbins

  • Nazi Zombie Death Tales

    Thursday, October 11 10 p.m.

  • Chained

    Friday, October 12 9:20 p.m. Q&A with director Jennifer Lynch

  • Zero Killed

    Friday, October 12 Midnight Q&A with director Michel Kosakowski

  • A Little Bit Zombie

    Saturday, October 13 7:15 p.m.

  • Resolution

    Saturday, October 13 9:30 p.m.

  • Manborg

    Saturday, October 13 11:45 p.m.

  • President Wolfman

    Saturday, October 13 11:45 p.m.

  • Spooky Movie Local Filmmakers Summit

    Sunday, October 14 5 p.m.

  • A Sweet And Vicious Beauty

    Sunday, October 14 7:00 p.m. Q&A with director Eric Thornett

  • Ninjas Vs Monsters

    Sunday, October 14 9:45 p.m.

  • Beyond The Grave

    Monday, October 15 7 p.m.

  • Motion Sickness

    Monday, October 15 9:15 p.m. Q&A with director Stephen Kerstein

  • Nightmare Factory

    Tuesday, October 16 7 p.m.

  • Gut

    Tuesday, October 16 9:30 p.m.

  • 247°F

    Wednesday, October 17 7 p.m. Q&A with director Levan Bekhia

  • Zombie 108

    Wednesday, October 17 9:30 p.m.

  • Nervo Craniano Zero

    Thursday, October 18 7 p.m. Q&A with director Paulo Biscaia Filho

  • Crawl

    Thursday, October 18 9:30 p.m.

TOP 5 FOR THE NEXT 5 DAYS

Friday, October 12
"American Teacher"
at AFI Silver Spring
Part of the DC Labor FilmFest, this 2011 documentary explored the lives of some of the 3.2 million American teachers. When the film was released Huffington Post blogger Michael Giltz said, "You'll watch it and want to call your favorite teacher from grade school and thank them all over again."

Saturday, October 13
Super! Art! Fight!
at Red Palace
A competitive art competition in a rock club.

Sunday, October 14
This Land is Your Land: Woody Guthrie at 100
at Kennedy Center
An all-star lineup featuring Arlo Guthrie, John Mellencamp, Jackson Browne, Ani DiFraco, Tom Morello, Rosane Cash, Lucinda Williams, Donovan, Old Crow Medicine Show and seemingly everyone that plays an acoustic guitar and has a gold record.

Monday, October 15
EatWell DC

To celebrate the start of Growing Healthy Schools Week, EatWell DC restaurants will donate 15 percent of all purchases made between 4 p.m. and 10 p.m.

Tuesday, October 16
GZA
at Howard Theatre
The Wu-Tang member will perform his classic album, "Liquid Swords" in its entirety.

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  • Kathryn Cornelius and Andrew Bucket

    Save The Date August 11, 2012 Four O'Clock PM

  • Kathryn Cornelius and Holly Bass

    Save The Date August 11, 2012 Three O'Clock PM

  • Kathryn Cornelius and Dr. Fred Ognibene

    Save The Date August 11, 2012 Two O'Clock PM

  • Kathryn Cornelius and Dr. John Royer

    Save The Date August 11, 2012 One O'Clock PM

  • Kathryn Cornelius and Eames Armstrong

    Save The Date August 11, 2012 Twelve O'Clock PM

  • Kathryn Cornelius and Stephen Mack

    Save The Date August 11, 2012 11 O'Clock AM

  • Kathryn Cornelius and Antwone Walters

    Save The Date August 11, 2012 10 O'Clock AM