Hot on the heels of Día de los Muertos, which always brings out tons of artistic expression in the neighborhood, more local exhibitions and shows of local artists’ work are on the docket for the coming week:

Open Studios comes to the Mission next weekend

Jewelry inspired by nature from Bettina Schneider at 1890 Bryant.

“Lorena” by Claudio Talavera Ballon.

Art by Calixto Robles, who will be showing his work at Code and Canvas.

Open Studios Weekend 5, which includes studios in the Mission, takes place Nov. 11 and 12. Locations include 1890 Bryant St. studios, The Farm, Code and Canvas, Art Explosion, Project Artaud, Developing Environments, Ruth’s Table, the Pacific Felt Factory, Back to the Picture, the Allied Box Factory, the Redbrick Studio and the Redstone Building, Spark Arts and a ton of artists opening up their standalone studios around the neighborhood. Here’s a full list. –LW

Mission resident finds scorpion in their living room

A local resident sent Hoodline photos of quite the creepy-crawly encounter: A small scorpion in the carpet of their living room. Thankfully, though a dog and small child are in the house, no one was stung. –LW

Share your thoughts with your local library branch

The San Francisco Public Library is holding public input meetings at each branch to evaluate its open hours. Mission Branch will have its input session Saturday, Nov. 4, at noon in the general floor area. Sign language interpretation, real-time captioning, and large-print survey forms provided — other accommodations should be requested 72 hours in advance by calling  (415) 557-4557 or emailing More information here. –LW

Motorcycle Art at HAUS Cafe

“Stars and Stripes” by Lisa Bostwick.

Lisa Bostwick has a show coming up at HAUS cafe at 3086 24th St., Vintage Haus, opening Nov. 11. This, it appears, has a motorcycle focus. –LC