1. Halloween in Fells Point
I know. It's the old standby. But it's the old standby for a reason — oodles of drunk people, good costumes (intelligent get-ups still exist!), bad costumes (no more Gagas please!) and slutty costumes (I think they're costumes). Get ready to call in "sick" on Monday. JORDAN BARTEL, B

2. World Series – Game 1

The Giants and the Rangers duke it out. Yes, really. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, WBFF/Fox. MATT VENSEL, B

3. Dead Celebrities Ball
Straddling the line between cleverly creepy and downright distasteful, the Halloween event invites guests to dress up as "your favorite dead celebrity." There's so many possible zombie hookups that my head spins. 9 p.m. Saturday. Metro Gallery, 1700 N. Charles St., Station North. $5. brownpapertickets.com MARISSA GALLO, B
4. Ballyhoo!
Check out one of the Baltimore area's most exciting live banks. Their pop, rock and reggae sounds are joined by a cast of other local acts. Let the music warm your soul Friday at Recher Theatre in Towson. 6:30 p.m. Doors. 12 advance/$15 day of. rechertheatre.com BRIAN KRISTA, B

5. 'The Walking Dead' premiere
Try your best to forget that Season 4 of "Mad Men" is in the books, and tune into the series premiere of AMC's newest drama. Highbrow zombie stories are few and far between, so let's give this one a shot. Get the popcorn ready for 10 p.m. Sunday. WESLEY CASE, B

6. 'Stiller & Meara' web series
Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara ruminate loudly on pop-culture topics, including "Jersey Shore" ("They're like trolls!") and "Paranormal Activity" ("'Paranormal' is a scary movie because it can happen ... in an attic ... in Nantucket!!). Almost makes up for them spawning Ben Stiller. Search "Stiller & Meara" on Yahoo! Video. JORDAN BARTEL, B

7. Taylor Swift, Speak Now
I'm a closet Taylor fan. Yes, she can't sing live, and, yes, her personality is generally kind-of annoying. But Swift can write a damn fine song. If you analyze "Our Song" or "Tim McGraw," you'll find the same themes that made the early Beatles so successful: honest, quality lyrics that touch on a universal truth. Her latest album drops Tuesday. LUKE BROADWATER, B  

8. 'Rock Band 3'
Now with keyboards! The song list includes everything from Phish to Phoenix, Ozzy to INXS. The most awesomest of all? Whitesnake's "Here I Go Again." So, who wants to play the Tawny Kitaen part? Out Tuesday. ADAM SAPIRO, B

9. Warhol Late Night
Overlook the fact that this event's name sounds like an Andy-inspired soft-core porn series. Among the offerings: live 1970s and '80s hits from Superflydisco, a performance from Single Carrot Theatre, art-making workshops and a cash bar. Andy would approve. 6:30 p.m.-midnight Saturday. Baltimore Museum of Art. $10. artbma.org JORDAN BARTEL, B

10. K-os
Funk, rock, soul and hip-hop collide when genre-crossing Canadian artist k-os drops by Sonar at 8 p.m. Tuesday. 407 E. Saratoga St. $15. sonarbaltimore.com JASMINE WIGGINS, B

Photo credits: Halloween, The Baltimore Sun; Stiller & Meara, Warhol, AP

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