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Weekend: G-Fest, Deadly Prey Gallery Exhibit, Horror Plays

Weekend: G-Fest, Deadly Prey Gallery Exhibit, Horror Plays
Another great variety of ways to spend your weekend going through next week in the city of Chicago and beyond. Weird dark art exhibits, horror screenings, outdoor movies, horror plays, and the biggest, baddest convention ever to celebrate Godzilla! “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: G-FEST XXV – (July 13th-15th) 25th anniversary of the largest... Read more »

Otherworld Theatre Company Grand Opening

Otherworld Theatre Company Grand Opening
Chicago-area fans of science fiction and fantasy will soon have a new place to interact with others in the community, as Otherworld Theatre Company will be opening their doors on July 14th, 2018. This venue (3914 N. Clark) will be dedicated to live performances of these genres with a pay-what-you-can plan to allow all fans... Read more »

Nightshade Horror Anthology Offers Scares Through One-Act Plays

Nightshade Horror Anthology Offers Scares Through One-Act Plays
Memoriam Development presents NIGHTSHADE, an anthology of one-act horror plays to be performed at the Madison Street Theatre in Oak Park. After receiving around 100 submissions of horror plays ranging between 5-10 pages each from around the world, twelve were selected. This resulted in a diverse group of work they are excited to offer their... Read more »
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Weekend: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Nosferatu, Ari Lehman, Outdoor Films

Weekend: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Nosferatu, Ari Lehman, Outdoor Films
This weekend has a nice mix of classic and modern film screenings, genre plays, and exhibits. The opportunity to see free outdoor films around the city is currently in full swing thanks to several organizations. “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE – (June 17th at 3pm) The Silent Film Society of... Read more »

Weekend: Hearse Show, Film Fests, Surreal Art, Dark Plays, First Jason

Weekend: Hearse Show, Film Fests, Surreal Art, Dark Plays, First Jason
“Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” LOWLIFE – (June 8th & 9th) Midnight. This fast-paced, bloody, bizarre film follows an addict, an ex-con, and a luchador who fail spectacularly in an organ harvesting scheme. Cinepocalypse jury award-winning film. The Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Avenue, Chicago, IL 60613. Chicago Underground Film Festival – (June 6th-10th)... Read more »

Weekend: Stanley Kubrick Filmworker Series, Juggernaut Film Fest

Weekend: Stanley Kubrick Filmworker Series, Juggernaut Film Fest
Quick rundown of highlights for the weekend and beyond… “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” STANLEY KUBRICK: The Filmworker Series at the Music Box – (June 1st-7th) THE SHINING, EYES WIDE SHUT, and more! Times vary. The Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Avenue, Chicago, IL 60613. FILMWORKER – (June 1st-7th) A documentary for Kubrick fans!... Read more »
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Weekend: Chicago Critics Film Fest, Ivan Albright Exhibit, Zombie Prom

Weekend: Chicago Critics Film Fest, Ivan Albright Exhibit, Zombie Prom
Festival season continues this weekend with the Chicago Critics Film Festival and the First Nations Film and Video Festival. The annual Chicago Zombie Prom takes over the Cubby Bear for a night of undead dancing and ghastly festivities. The beautiful, grotesque, macabre works of artist Ivan Albright go on display today at the Art Institute... Read more »

Weekend Horror: Celebration of Slashers, 35mm, Windy City Horrorama

Weekend Horror: Celebration of Slashers, 35mm, Windy City Horrorama
This weekend, the city will be bursting at the seams with horror madness. Two new Chicago film festivals will debut independent films from all over the world, but only one will strictly offer horror. DePaul celebrates the genre with a huge event filled with a full day of panels with horror experts and guest speakers.... Read more »

Weekend: The Endless, Drive-In Horror, 35mm Screenings, and More!

Weekend: The Endless, Drive-In Horror, 35mm Screenings, and More!
There’s always a little something for everyone to enjoy in any one of the great independent theatres in Chicago. Check out The Endless, My Friend Dahmer, A Quiet Place, RHPS Midnight Madness, Save the Green Planet, and more! 35mm and digital projection options. “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: THE ENDLESS – (April 20th-26th) Justin... Read more »
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Weekend: Ichi the Killer, Basket Case, Satanic Panic, Horror Music Jam

Weekend: Ichi the Killer, Basket Case, Satanic Panic, Horror Music Jam
Happy Friday the 13th, horror fans! While there aren’t many F13-specific events going on in Chicago this weekend, Bucket O’ Blood Books & Records is having a happy hour jam session at their store tonight where they’ll be spinning horror records and drinking beer! The Music Box Theatre has some great older horror films screening... Read more »
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