The Weekend Guide

Oh, don’t be such a Halloweenie.


What: Heart-racing, gravity-defying acrobatic spectacle from the De La Guarda crew.
Why: The visceral, sexually charged show includes fearless water nymphs sliding about a transparent pool suspended above your head.
When: In the mood for pure, primal sensation? Tues.-Thurs., 8 p.m.; Fri., 8 & 10:30 p.m.; Sat., 7 & 10 p.m.; Sun., 7 p.m.
Where: Daryl Roth Theatre, 101 E. 15th St., at Union Sq. E. (212-375-1110). Tickets online at telecharge.com or 212-239-6200.

The Death of Astroland
What: Fifteen bucks for a Coney Island-style night of costumes, beer, paintball, DJs, live bands, breakdancers, hot dogs, and a ball pit.
Why: You’re such a freak show.
When: Sat., 8 p.m.-till you drop.
Where: The Hook, 18 Commerce St., b/t Richards & Columbia Sts., Red Hook (718-797-3007). Free shuttle bus from the F train at Carroll St.

Dia de los Muertos

What: Workshops on paper arts, Mexican bread making, sugar skull crafting, and altar building for the candlelight vigil (with mariachi).
Why: Death becomes you. (So does low lighting.)
When: Thru Nov. 2. Sun.-Fri. Check schedule for times.
Where: St. Mark’s Churchyard, 131 E. 10th St., at Second Ave. For info, call 212-587-3070.

Traveling at the Speed of Enlightenment
What: Other-worldly psychic Pattie Canova turns skeptics on their heads with paranormal chatter.
Why: She knows what you had for breakfast. And a whole lot of other stuff. And that’s scary.
When: Thurs., 7 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 8 p.m. (And thru Nov.)
Where: Ars Nova, 511 W. 54th St., b/t Tenth & Eleventh Aves. (212-489-9800). Tickets at 212-868-4444.

Batali food and wine alums open a cozy trattoria with tagliatelle on demand and daily aperitivo hour.
Why: Don’t forget the spirits.
When: Dinner served daily until 2 a.m.
Where: 38 Eighth Ave., at Jane St. (212-366-6633).

Culinary Pop-Up
What: Grab takeout lunch cooked by chefs like Govind Armstrong and Giada de Laurentiis; and perch in the temporary, theatrical, blue and white dining room.
Why: Boo! That restaurant just snuck up on you.
When: Thru Nov. 2. Daily, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: Bon Appétit Supper Club & Cafe, 221 W. 57th St., b/t Broadway & Seventh Ave.

38 8th Ave
@ Jane St
New York, NY 10014
511 W 54th St
bt 10th & 11th Aves
New York, NY 10019