Tag: Dark Art

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 Bets: Krampus Events, Art Shows, Gingerbread Grindhouse

Weekend Bets: Krampus Events, Art Shows, Gingerbread Grindhouse
The Krampus craze is still running full speed ahead with haunted house events, holiday markets, art exhibits, and more. Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water opens in Chicago this weekend, and it’s going to be a great weekend for gallery hopping. “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: Facets Warehouse Movie Sale – (Dec. 7th-14th)... Read more »

Rapture 2017 Dark Art Exhibition

Rapture 2017 Dark Art Exhibition
Aeon Gallery & Art Collective present “Rapture,” a group art exhibition featuring dark artworks by multiple artists from around the world on Saturday, October 28th, 2017. The exhibit, curated by Zmiya Mochoruk and Cheryl Ryan, will have work by dark, contemporary, and fine artists of all types and levels of experience. “Rapture” features a selection... Read more »
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Weekend Entertainment Options: Horror, Noir, Sci-Fi, Dark Art

Weekend Entertainment Options: Horror, Noir, Sci-Fi, Dark Art
This weekend offers some great genre options for getting out before the upcoming holiday festivities. It’s also nice to walk around and enjoy the brilliant colors the autumn leaves are still offering this week before the rumored snowstorm hits. Enjoy! MOVIES/EVENTS: THE HANDMAIDEN – (through Nov. 24th) Intoxicating crime thriller from director Park Chan-wook (Oldboy,... Read more »

Weekend Horror Events and News

Weekend Horror Events and News
The weekend is already here and the options for horror fans spending time in the city looking for genre entertainment are plentiful. Both classics and modern horror are screening at your favorite local independent venues, a few goodies grace the stage, and some great exhibits are in the works. MOVIES: Green Room – Jeremy Saulnier... Read more »

Holiday Horrors: Weekend Event Listing Dec. 12-14

Holiday Horrors: Weekend Event Listing Dec. 12-14
It’s that time of year when visions of sugar plums and reindeer begin dancing in our heads, plus hot cocoa and snowflakes… Wait, who are we kidding? The fun never stops when it comes to Midwest horror, and winter is certainly not going to stop anyone from enjoying their holiday creepouts. This weekend, there are... Read more »
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Halloween Artist Reception to Showcase Work by Leading Dark Artists

Halloween Artist Reception to Showcase Work by Leading Dark Artists
The third annual Maleficium dark art exhibition opening Saturday features artwork by many of today’s leading horror artists. Curated by J. Anthony Kosar (FACE OFF Season 4 Champion), this Halloween-themed show offers art in various media from Nov. 2nd through Nov. 30th at Kosart Effects Studios. Maleficium means “mischief” in Latin for describing black magic... Read more »

Weekend Horror Events in Full Swing

Weekend Horror Events in Full Swing
There are so many things going on this weekend that I almost didn’t blog about it. What fun is that? More than likely, most of my readers already know about these events. For those of you still scratching your heads in wonder at what the heck is going on this weekend for a horror fiend,... Read more »
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