Friday, May 19
Theater: Is He Dead?
It’s opening night for the play written by Mark Twain in 1898. In it, a group of poor artists stage the death of their mentor to increase the price of his paintings. Shows continue through June 3. Barn Theater, 42 S. Plano St., Porterville, 559-310-7046, www.barntheater.porterville.com, $10, $8 seniors and students.
Join the Central Valley Horror Club for the 1993 film starring Ally Sheedy, a reporter who rescues a dog from a cruel laboratory only to realize the genetically altered canine is prone to killing sprees. Full Circle Brewing Co., 620 F St., Fresno, 559-264-6323, www.facebook.com/events/411618335887258, free.
Music: Riot Ten
The performer is known in the world of electronic music for his blend of dubstep, hardtrap and electro with current hits. Azteca Theater, 833 F St., Fresno, www.seetickets.us/event/Riot-Ten-Tour-Fresno/344804, $25-$30.
Sports: Fresno Grizzlies
The baseball team is celebrating “Halfway to Halloween” with an in-stadium haunted house set up by Hobb’s Grove and trick or treating stations. Kids under 12 dressed in a costume get a free ticket. Chukchansi Park, 1800 Tulare St., Fresno, 559-320-4487, www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t259.
Event: The Purple Ones
The 11-piece Prince tribute band will perform “Sign O’ The Times,” Prince’s ninth studio album, in its entirety in celebration of the 30th anniversary of its release. Fulton 55, 875 Divisadero St., Fresno, 559-412-7400, www.fulton55.com, $18-$22.
Find more things to do at calendar.fresnobee.com.