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Best week ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more

Everything you need to know about what's going on this week.

MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change)
Johnny English Reborn
The Mighty Macs 
Paranormal Activity 3
The Three Musketeers


Talking Dead (series debut; midnight; AMC)
The Lying Game (mid-season finale; 8 p.m.; ABC Family)
Sin by Silence (special; 8 p.m.; ID)
The A-List: New York: Reunion, Part 2 (special; 9 p.m.; Logo)
We Have Your Husband (telefilm; 9 p.m.; Lifetime)
Bachelorette Party: Las Vegas (series debut; 10 p.m.; Oxygen)
Sing Your Song (special; 10 p.m.; HBO)

Unguarded (special; 8 p.m.; ESPN)
Man Up! (series debut; 8:30 p.m.; ABC)
Downsized (season finale; 9 p.m.; WE)
Gene Simmons Family Jewels (season finale; 9 p.m.; A&E)
Scream Awards 2011 (special; 9 p.m.; Spike)
Flashpoint (season premiere; 10 p.m.; Ion)
Gene Simmons Family Jewels: After the Catch (special; 11 p.m.; A&E)

World Series Game 1 (special; 7:30 p.m.; Fox)
I Didn’t Know I Was Pregnant (season finale; 8 p.m.; TLC)
Pretty Little Liars: The First Secret (special; 8 p.m.; ABC Family)
The Will: Family Secrets Revealed: Outrageous Final Wishes (special; 8 p.m.; ID)
The Will: Family Secrets Revealed (season premiere; 9 p.m.; ID)
American Hoggers (series debut; 10 p.m.; A&E)
Devil You Know (season premiere; 10 p.m.: ID)
Fact or Faked: Paranormal Files (mid-season premiere; 10 p.m.; Syfy)
Luther (season finale; 10 p.m.; BBC America)
Tyler Perry’s House of Payne (mid-season premiere; 10 p.m.; TBS)
Extra Virgin (season premiere; 10:30 p.m.; Cooking)

World Series Game 2 (special; 7:30 p.m.; Fox)
Sweet Home Alabama: Best of Special (special; 8 p.m.; CMT)
Miss Representation (special; 9 p.m.; OWN)
Sweet Home Alabama (season premiere; 9 p.m.; CMT)
Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders: Making the Team (season premiere; 10 p.m.; CMT)
Pitchin’ In (series debut; 10:30 p.m.; Cooking)
Gigolos (season premiere; 11 p.m.; Showtime)

Casino Wars (special; 8 p.m.; NatGeo)
American Masters: Pearl Jam Twenty (special; 9 p.m.; PBS)
Boss (series debut; 10 p.m.; Starz)
I Shouldn’t Be Alive (season finale; 10 p.m.; Animal Planet)
Srike Back (season finale; 10 p.m; Cinemax)

World Series Game 3 (special; 7:30 p.m.; Fox)
College Football: Notre Dame @ USC (special; 7:30 p.m.; NBC)
Oliver’s Ghost (telefilm; 9 p.m.; Hallmark)
Free Agents (U.K.) (season finale; 11 p.m.; BBC America)
That Metal Show (season finale; 11 p.m.; VH1 Classic)

Cupcake Confidential (special; 8 p.m.; Cooking)
Glam Fairy (series debut; 8 p.m; Style)
Once Upon a Time (series debut; 8 p.m.; ABC)
Against the Wall (season finale; 9 p.m.; Lifetime)
Halloween Wars (season finale; 9 p.m.; Food)
Making Monsters (season finale; 9 p.m.; Travel)
Wicked Fit (series debut; 9 p.m.; Style)
Hillbilly Handfishin’ (season finale; 10 p.m.; Animal Planet)
On the Case With Paula Zahn (season premiere; 10 p.m.; 10 p.m.)
Robot Chicken (mid-season premiere; 11:30 p.m.; Cartoon Network)

American Pickers: Volume Two
Bad Teacher
Batman: Year One
Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest
A Better Life
The Captains
Gigolos: First Season
Page One: Inside the New York Times
Pearl Jam Twenty
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
Monte Carlo
The Real L Word: Season Two
Red State
Soulja Boy: The Movie
Star Wars: The Clone Wars: The Complete Season Three
Thundercats: Season 1 Book 1
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, three-disc 40th Anniversary Collector’s Edition
V: The Complete Second Season

NEW ALBUMS (Tuesday; subject to change)
Alesana, “A Place Where the Sun is Silent”
Casting Crowns, “Come to the Well”
Chris Isaak, “Beyond the Sun”
Class Actress, “Rapprocher”
Everlast, “Songs of the Ungrateful Living”
Evile, “Five Serpent’s Teeth”
Forest Fire, “Staring at the X”
I Break Horses, “Hearts”
Is Tropical, “Native To”
Jane’s Addiction, “The Great Escape Artist”
Joe, “The Good, the Bad, the Sexy”
Jonti, “Twirligig”
Kitty, Daisy & Lewis, “Smoking in Heaven”
M83, “Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming”
Montgomery Gentry, “Rebels on the Run”
My Brightest Diamond, “All Things Will Unwind”
Patrick Stump, “Soul Punk”
Psychic Ills, “Hazed Dream”
Puscifer, “Conditions of my People”
Real Estate, “Days”
Shelby Lynne, “Revelation Road”
The Smiths, “The Smiths Complete”


RAMS HEAD LIVE: Circa Survive/Maps & Atlases/Sleeper Agent (Tuesday); The Dirty Heads/Gym Class Heroes (Wednesday); the Jayhawks (Thursday); Penntera/Infliction (Friday); Ani Difranco (Saturday); New Found Glory (Sunday)

TALKING HEAD @ SONAR: Life on Repeat (Monday); 9th Wonder/Phonte (Tuesday); Weatherbox (Thursday); the Meatmen (Thursday); the Menzingers/Flatliners (Saturday); Lights (Saturday); Chairlift/Matthewdavid (Sunday)

OTTOBAR: The Pains of Being Pure at Heart (Tuesday); Cobra Skulls (Wednesday); Bouncing Souls (Thursday; sold out); Double Dagger (Friday); Zola Jesus (Saturday); Circle Takes the Square (Sunday)

GOLDEN WEST: Those Darlins (Tuesday); Hull (Sunday)

BALTIMORE SOUNDSTAGE: J Cole (Thursday); Lalah Hathaway (Sunday)

RECHER: Mike Posner (Thursday); the First Condition (Friday); Somewhere Anywhere Else (Saturday); In Dying Arms (Sunday)

8X10: Eric McFadden and Mark Growden/Victoria Vox (Thursday); Hackensaw Boys (Friday); Superland (Saturday)

METRO GALLERY: Time Columns (Monday); The Vandelles (Wednesday); Caroline Smith and the Good Night Sleeps (Thursday); Music 4 Maryland Benefit (Friday); Pripyat (Sunday)

FILLMORE SILVER SPRING: Bush/Chevelle (Monday); J Cole (Wednesday); Never Shout Never (Thursday); Yonder Mountain String Band (Friday); Wale (Saturday)

9:30 CLUB: The Smashing Pumpkins (Monday; sold out); Cyndi Lauper/Dr. John (Tuesday); Minus the Bear (Wednesday); GWAR (Thursday); The Wombats (Friday; early show); Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit/James McMurtry (Friday; late show); Keller Williams (Saturday); Taking Back Sunday (Saturday; late show); Mat Kearney (Sunday; sold out)

BLACK CAT: John Maus (Monday); Givers (Tuesday); Double Dagger (Wednesday); Wild Flag (Thursday; sold out); Zola Jesus (Friday); Dum Dum Girls (Saturday); the Damned (Sunday)

ROCK AND ROLL HOTEL: The Rosebuds (Thursday); Motopony (Friday); Metronomy/Class Actress (Saturday)

Biggest Little Tailgate Party (Monday; M&T Bank Stadium)
David Sedaris reading and signing (Monday; Lisner Auditorium)
Cinefest 2011 — “Precious Life” (Monday; Gordon Center for the Performing Arts, Owings Mills)
Fall Film Series — “Big Night” (Monday; Van Bokkelen Hall Auditorium, Towson University)
Charles Theatre Revival Series — “Le Rayon Vert (Monday and Thursday; the Charles)
9th Celebration of Sports (Tuesday; Turf Valley)
Voltaggio Brothers book release event (Tuesday; Harry Grove Stadium, Frederick)
“Witch’s Brew world premiere screening (Wednesday; the Charles Theatre)
“Kings of the Pages: Comic Strips & Culture 1895-1950” exhibit (opens Wednesday, on view through Nov. 19; McDaniel College)
Behind the scenes with the BSO (Thursday; Meyerhoff)
“The Rocky Horror Show” (Thursday through Nov. 6; Baltimore Theatre Project
Comedian Paul Mooney (Thursday-Saturday; Baltimore Comedy Factory)
Comedian Joey Kola (Thursday-Saturday; Magooby’s Joke House, Timonium)
Debussy’s La Mer (Friday and Saturday; Meyerhoff)
Comedians and Chris Rich and Cori Healy (Friday-Saturday; Sully’s Comedy Cellar)
Boo at the Zoo (Friday-Sunday; National Zoo, D.C.)
Third Blink Pink event fundraiser (Friday; Silo Point)
Drop3 Improv and Comedy Show (Friday; Spotlighters Theatre)
“The Poe Show” (Friday through Oct. 24; Rep Stage, Columbia)
Beers of the World Dinner (Friday; Admiral Fell Inn)
“Hedwig and the Angry Itch” (Friday and Saturday; Creative Alliance)
“RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles (Friday and Saturday; Hippodrome)
“Photographs from the Field” exhibition (opens Friday, on view through Nov. 13; Bunting Center’s Pinkard Gallery, MICA)
Lewis Black (Saturday; Lyric Opera House)
Greater Baltimore Heart Walk (Saturday; Rash Field)
BARCStoberfest/Strut Your Mutt (Saturday; Patterson Park)
Brooks Robinson Sculpture Dedication (Saturday; 500 Block of Washington Blvd.)
Belvedere Red Launch party (Saturday; Power Plant Live)
Run for your lives: Zombie Obstacle Course Race (Saturday; Ramblewood Resort, Darlington)
Fiore Farm to Table dinner (Saturday; Fiore Winery, Pylesville)
Baltimore Electronic Music 2011 Cyclops Bookstore Concert (Saturday; Cyclops Bookstore)
Scool 33 Art Center’s Open Studio Tour (Saturday and Sunday; various studios)
Girls With Guitars, WPOC Breast Cancer Fundraiser (Sunday; Hippdrome)
Komen Maryland Race for the Cure (Sunday; Executive Plaza, Hunt Valley)
Seven Courses from Seven Farms (Sunday; Chameleon Café)

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