Friday, October 17
Two frightening film events take place in Portland tonight. At the State Theatre (142 High St.), it’s the fifth annual Damnationland screening of Maine indie horror shorts, featuring six new genre-pushing works at 8 p.m. Tix: $10-$12. 800-745-3000. statetheatreportland.com. And over at Mayo Street Arts (10 Mayo St.), jazz trumpeter Mark Tipton’s ensemble, Les Sorciers Perdus, play his new score to the silent horror classic The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari at 8 p.m. Tix: $10-$12. 879-4629. mayostreetarts.org.