Big 3: Top events Saturday and Sunday

Melody Baetens
The Detroit News

1. Dia de Muertos at Detroit Institute of Arts: In celebration of this Mexican holiday that remembers loved ones who have passed on, the DIA will host an exhibit of colorful ofrendas alters, which debuted Friday and runs through Nov. 11. The Detroit Film Theatre will also show the Disney/Pixar film "Coco" at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The Ballet Folklorico de Detroit will perform 30 minutes before each screening. Admission is free for tri-county residents. 5200 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 833-7900.

Christina Aguilera will perform Saturday at the Fox Theatre.

2. Christina Aguilera at Fox Theatre: Powerhouse singer and pop star Christina Aguilera comes through town in support of "Liberation," her eighth studio album and seventh to hit the U.S. Top 10 albums chart. 8 p.m. Saturday. $49.50 and up. 2211 Woodward, Detroit. (313) 471-7000.

3. Theatre Bizarre at Masonic Temple: One of the area’s most elaborate and popular Halloween events returns for another season of ghoulish theatrics, over-the-top costumes and adult fun. 6:30 p.m.-4 a.m. Saturday. $105 (also Oct. 19-20). 500 Temple, Detroit. Find out where to buy tickets and view dress code policies at


Melody Baetens