The Queen Mary’s 9th Annual Halloween Terror Fest for Shipwreck 2003, “The Most Terrifying Place On Earth,” previews at 7 p.m. today and tomorrow at the south end of the 710 freeway. Admission is $13. For more information visit www.queenmaryshipwreck.com or call (592) 435-3511.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences 75th anniversary Screen Series, “Facets of the Diamond: 75 years of Best Picture Winners,” will show “Schindler’s List” at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 7 in the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. Following the screening will be footage from the 66th Academy Awards telecast.
Performance Riverside is putting on a stage version of the MGM classic musical “The Wizard of Oz,” at 8 p.m. tonight in Landis Auditorium in Riverside. Ticket prices are $32, $27 and $24. Tickets can be purchased at www.performanceriverside.org or call (909) 222-8100.
Opening in theaters today are “Out of Time,” a gangster and romance thriller starring Denzel Washington, “The School of Rock,” a comedy, musical starring Jack Black and Joan Cusack, and “Lost in Translation,” a drama starring Bill Murray.
At the top of this week’s Billboard charts is hip-hop duo OutKast with their album, “Speakerboxxx/The Love Below” selling 509,600 copies.
— Rima Thompson