Tag: Halloween

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: 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 »
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Chicago Horror and Halloween Events Guide (Part 2)

Chicago Horror and Halloween Events Guide (Part 2)
Halloween weekend is finally here! The weather cooled down (quite a bit) and the leaves have finally changed into beautiful colors just in time! This is the second installment of the annual gigantic list of horror and Halloween events in the Chicago area and surrounding towns. The events list this year is out of control!... Read more »

Chicago Horror and Halloween Events Guide... Part 1

Chicago Horror and Halloween Events Guide... Part 1
The annual gigantic list of horror and Halloween events in the Chicago area and surrounding towns will be split into two parts this year. The list grows and grows each year, making it difficult to contain all the madness in one space! The second post will focus on Oct. 25th through Halloween weekend and will... Read more »

Horror of the Humanities V: THE EYES OF MY MOTHER, Nicolas Pesce Q&A

Horror of the Humanities V: THE EYES OF MY MOTHER, Nicolas Pesce Q&A
Director Nicolas Pesce will be appearing in Chicago at the DePaul Humanities Center for their 5th annual Halloween event on Monday, October 30th, 2017. His film, The Eyes of My Mother, will be screening in addition to the other exhibits that make up the annual event. The Horror of the Humanities V event will feature... Read more »
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Friday the 13th: Horror Genre Insanity this Weekend in Chicago!

Friday the 13th: Horror Genre Insanity this Weekend in Chicago!
Movies, movies, movies! The insanity is going full throttle in the city with screenings galore, haunts, a zombie prom, Splatter Theater, Halloween events, exhibits, parties, and more. Films are listed in no particular order. Have a nice weekend! “Don’t walk to the theater–RUN!” MOVIES: THE MASSACRE 24-hour Horror Movie Marathon – (Oct. 14th at noon... Read more »

October Horror Movie Challenge 2017

October Horror Movie Challenge 2017
Helloooooooo, October! Went for a chilly walk tonight and was thrilled to see pumpkins already being placed on doorsteps. More people seem extra excited about the Halloween season this year. Stores have been selling seasonal merchandise for at least a month already. Is this a problem? Never. Now that it’s officially October 1st, we can... Read more »

Weekend Horror: Candyman, Death Line, Super Dark Times, Re-Animator

Weekend Horror: Candyman, Death Line, Super Dark Times, Re-Animator
Chicago horror means serious business this weekend, as many films with Chicago connections are screening this weekend, from the 35mm print of Candyman to directors Gary Sherman and John McNaughton being in attendance for their films! As Halloween approaches (it’s about dang time), these event lists are going to become longer and longer. It’s also... Read more »
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Chicago Horror and Halloween Guide 2016

Chicago Horror and Halloween Guide 2016
**More events added! List updated 10/27/2016** Chicago horror fans are really getting the full treatment this year. After working on event postings for many, many years, I’ve never seen as many options pop up as they have for the 2016 Halloween season. It’s time to share as many Halloween / horror events as I could... Read more »
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