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Chicago Horror and Halloween Events Guide 2014

Chicago Horror and Halloween Events Guide 2014
Halloween is finally here! Ghosts, goblins, zombies, freaks, and hideous creatures… Time to check out which event to choose for your main spooky feature! Whether you prefer to spend Halloween week in a movie theater, seated in front of a creepy stage performance, at the drive-in or ghoulishly dressed up at a party, this is... Read more »

Weekend Events: The Storm Before Halloween

Weekend Events: The Storm Before Halloween
The horror mayhem continues around the city of Chicago and surrounding suburbs as if Halloween occurred every single day. And, why not? Let’s make this a thing, shall we? Since my last weekend post included a ton of ongoing haunts and horror stage performances, those options will be shuttled to the bottom and the newer... Read more »

Halloween Horror Events October 16-19

Halloween Horror Events October 16-19
As expected, Halloween activities are already in full force around Chicagoland. The amount of events and films offered could not possibly fit into one blog post, so here is a solid four-day glance at what’s happening in horror October 16th-19th. If this seems like a lot of information packed into one blog entry, just wait... Read more »
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Son of Frankenstein 75th Anniversary with Guest Star Donnie Dunagan

Son of Frankenstein 75th Anniversary with Guest Star Donnie Dunagan
The Pickwick Theatre Classic Film Series presents a unique Halloween screening event sure to excite classic monster fans everywhere. The 75th anniversary screening of Son of Frankenstein (1939) will be shown on October 30th at 7:30pm at the Pickwick Theatre in Park Ridge, IL. In addition to the film, special guest star Donnie Dunagan (“Peter... Read more »

Horror of the Humanities 2: KILL LIST Screening with Ben Wheatley Q&A

Horror of the Humanities 2: KILL LIST Screening with Ben Wheatley Q&A
Wednesday, October 29th, The DePaul Humanities Center presents a variety of horror exhibits that spotlight horror found in modern life surrounding race, gender, technology, and more. “Horror of the Humanities 2” is their second annual Halloween-themed event which aims to explore the connection between horror and humanity. The exhibits have been paired with a relevant... Read more »

Workshop: 3D Pumpkin Carving with Andy Bergholtz (Halloween Wars)

Workshop: 3D Pumpkin Carving with Andy Bergholtz (Halloween Wars)
The art of pumpkin carving has advanced to a whole new level in recent years. It’s been a joy to watch Halloween-themed competition shows turn up on television during the month of October. The Food Network’s Halloween Wars more than exceeded expectations and surely inspired many fans to want to learn how to rock their... Read more »
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Weekend Horror Events Sept. 26th-28th

Weekend Horror Events Sept. 26th-28th
October is almost here, but September isn’t finished thrilling your senses yet! This weekend, Sept. 26th-28th, the list of options for ways to get your spook on continues to grow! Let’s just dive right into the madness. The Strange Color of Your Body’s Tears – Highly anticipated tribute to everything one loves about Italian giallo... Read more »

Weekend Horror: Drive-In Fest, Hack/Slash, Splatter Theater, & More

Weekend Horror: Drive-In Fest, Hack/Slash, Splatter Theater, & More
The Halloween horror season is rushing in faster than a witch on a broomstick set to warp speed. Buckle down those pointy hats because things are not going to slow down for almost two more months! This weekend, the horror options in Chicago contain some heavy hitters like Flashback Weekend’s Drive-In horror fest, Splatter Theater,... Read more »

Rob Zombie Bringing Great American Nightmare to Villa Park

Rob Zombie Bringing Great American Nightmare to Villa Park
Attention boils and ghouls! A very unique Halloween attraction is coming your way… Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare is set to open in Villa Park this fall for its Midwest Halloween premiere. This year, the attraction expands to two shows (also located in Scottsdale, AZ), which Rob Zombie has stated his intentions to make the... 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 »
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