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Horror Madness: Music Box of Horrors, Creepy Plays, Haunted Houses

Horror Madness: Music Box of Horrors, Creepy Plays, Haunted Houses
More Chicago horror insanity is in progress! 35mm movies, annual horrorthon, horror film screenings with several venues having a monthly horror series, macabre plays (several Frankenstein productions), haunted houses, dark art, Splatter Theater, Poe improv, haunted puppetry, and much more! (FYI – Looks like Facebook is having sync issues again, so it may help to... Read more »

Weekend: Horror Screenings, Book Release Parties, Plays, Exhibits

Weekend: Horror Screenings, Book Release Parties, Plays, Exhibits
Chicago’s overflowing with horror this weekend as we make the countdown toward Halloween. Be sure to peruse this list carefully, as each section has been updated with quite a few interesting options for tonight through next week and beyond! Horror films and monthly horror series, macabre plays, horror book release events, haunted houses, witchy fairs,... Read more »

Weekend: The Massacre, CHFF, Dracula, Horror Theatre, Haunted Houses

Weekend: The Massacre, CHFF, Dracula, Horror Theatre, Haunted Houses
One of the biggest movie weekends of the year! A handful of film festivals, 24-hour horror marathon (The Massacre), many haunted house openings, horror theatre, and even more on the way. “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: 35mm Universal Horror Series – (Sept. 29th-Oct. 28th) The Music Box Theatre hosts a classic horror matinee series... Read more »
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The Massacre and Mini Massacre Horror Marathons at the Davis Theater

The Massacre and Mini Massacre Horror Marathons at the Davis Theater
It’s that wonderful time of year when the weather begins to cool down, the leaves start falling into crispy piles, and horror fans begin to prepare for enduring 24 hours of horror movies with a ton of other like-minded individuals. The Massacre Horror Fest is happening September 29th at the Davis Theater. The main room... Read more »

Weekend: Drive-In Horror, 70mm Fest, Splatter Theater, Haunted Houses

Weekend: Drive-In Horror, 70mm Fest, Splatter Theater, Haunted Houses
“Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: Dusk-to-Dawn HorrorFest at Midway Drive-In – (Sept. 22nd) Flashback Weekend Horror Con presents a drive-in night of horror showing The Thing, The Blob, The Funhouse, and Hollywood Chainsaw Hookers. Horror vendors, vintage ads, “World of Death” episodes, and more. Adults $15; Children (aged 3-11) $5. Box Office opens at... Read more »

Middle Coast Film Festival in Chicago!

Middle Coast Film Festival in Chicago!
The Middle Coast Film Festival is happening this weekend from September 21st-23rd at the Davis Theater (4614 N. Lincoln). Previously, the festival was held in Bloomington, Indiana until this year when it was moved to Chicago. The festival will screen over 40 local, national, and international films on Friday and Saturday. Parties and events are... Read more »
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Weekend: Frankenstein Play, Skeletons in the Closet Premiere, and More

Weekend: Frankenstein Play, Skeletons in the Closet Premiere, and More
An abundance of horror-themed plays are rushing to the Chicago stage very soon. This weekend begins performances of Frankenstein and Little Shop of Horrors, among other ongoing productions. This fall season, quite a few companies will be presenting their own versions of Frankenstein! A separate post on the upcoming horror plays this year will be... Read more »

Weekend: Demons with Geretta Geretta Q&A, King Cohen, Revenge, & More

Weekend: Demons with Geretta Geretta Q&A, King Cohen, Revenge, & More
It’s another wild weekend in Chicago for genre fans. The Halloween season is moving in slowly but steadily like a fog hiding monsters we actually want to find… “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: DEMONS with star GERETTA GERETTA in person! – (Sept. 1st from 1pm-6pm) Meet star Geretta Geretta! She will be signing photo... Read more »

Weekend: Summer of 84, Noir City, Wheaton All Night Flea Market

Weekend: Summer of 84, Noir City, Wheaton All Night Flea Market
“Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: SUMMER OF ’84 – (Aug. 17th & 18th at midnight) A standout at Cinepocalypse Film Festival this summer! The Music Box Theatre, 3733 N. Southport Avenue, Chicago, IL 60613. Silent Summer Film Festival – (Aug. 17th-19th) Live organ by Jay Warren! Hosted by the Silent Film Society of Chicago... Read more »
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Flashback Weekend Horror Con, 16mm Horror Classics, & More Weekend Fun

Flashback Weekend Horror Con, 16mm Horror Classics, & More Weekend Fun
Quick events list to keep your horror cravings satisfied! “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: Flashback Weekend Horror Con – (August 3rd-5th) Annual horror convention with celebrity guests, panels, vendors, and outdoor screenings (Child’s Play and Fright Night). Don’t miss cast reunions of Fright Night, Child’s Play, Ash vs. Evil Dead, and Friday the 13th:... Read more »
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