1 Celebrate theDay of the Dead byviewing The Returnof Don JuanVampire, a uniqueshow in which DonJuan appears as astreetwisemusician in DeepEllum. ThroughNov. 2 at TeatroDallas. 943-4429.
Fort Worth’s Jubilee Theatre continues its presentation of Colored People’s Time, vignettes that show key moments in social change from the Civil War to the present. Weekends through Nov. 17. 817-535-0168.
2 Photographyin Nineteenth-Century Americacontinues at theAmon CarterMuseum in FortWorth, giving a rareview of thedevelopment ofthis artisticmedium. ThroughJanuary 5.817-738-1933.
6 Don’t miss your last chance to see Goose and Tomtom, a comedy full of danger and secret plots involving underworld gangsters and missing jewels. At the Undermain Theatre in Deep Ellum through Nov. 9. 748-3082.
7 Photographer Harry Benson, known for his work in Life Magazine, Vanity Fair, New York Magazine and People, presents an exhibit of 125 of his works at the Loews Anatole Hotel through Dec. 3. 748-1200.
10 French painters boldly left their studios in the 19th century for the countryside and captured a rapidly disappearing tranquility. The DMA presents more than 100 of these revolutionary paintings in Corot to Monet: The Rise of Landscape Painting in Franca. Exhibit closes Jan. 5. 922-1200.
12 Soviet pianist Boris Berezovsky, winner of the Tchaikovsky International Piano Competition, plays at the kimbell Art Museum as pert of the Cliburn Concert Series. Cell 988-7250 for tickets.
16 Get out your holiday shopping list end head to the Chi Omega Christmas Market at the Dallas Convention Center For tickets, cell 931-2347.
21 Egyptian pharoshs, warriors and slaves sing a tale of star-crossed lovers in Verdi’s Aida. Additional performances by the Delias Opera on the 24th, 26th and 30th at Fair Park’s Music Hall. Cell 443-1000 for tickets.
Take the kids to see the classic tale of The Secret Garden, staged by the Teen/Children’s Theater at the Dallas Theater Center. Daily performances until the 26th. Call 526-8857 or 526-8210 for tickets.
22 Beauty and the Beast reminds us that ugliness, too, is only skin deep. Check local listings for showings of this all-naw animated feature by Walt Disney Pictures.
23 Mantegna to Matisse: Selected Treasures of the Cincinnati Art Museum brings masterpieces of European painters to Fort Worth’s Kimbell Art Museum. Through Feb. 9. Metro 817-654-1034.
29 The holiday season marches into Fort Worth as cars, carriages and clowns, bedecked with lights, animate Main Street in the annual Parade of Lights. For info, call (817) 870-1882 for Info.