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Halloween Prevails at the Maleficium Dark Art Exhibition

Halloween Prevails at the Maleficium Dark Art Exhibition
This Saturday, November 14th, the 5th Annual Maleficium Dark Art Exhibition returns to the Kosart Gallery in Westmont, Illinois for a massive display of Halloween and dark-themed works by a wide scope of great talents. Hosted and curated by special effects artist and owner of the gallery, J. Anthony Kosar, this show features artwork by... Read more »

Halloween 2015: Movies, Parties, Events

Halloween 2015: Movies, Parties, Events
Halloween is just over a week away. Luckily, local venues and groups are more than prepared this year. Over the years, I’ve noticed that more seasonal events tend to take place the weekend before October 31st, and this list is meant to help you figure out a game plan. We’ll start with the grand movie... Read more »

Horror of the Humanities 3: Antiviral Q&A with Brandon Cronenberg

Horror of the Humanities 3: Antiviral Q&A with Brandon Cronenberg
Director Brandon Cronenberg will be making an appearance on Thursday, October 29th in Chicago at DePaul’s Humanities Center for their third annual Halloween event. This event takes a deeper look at the horrors within everyday life and the connection between horror and humanity. The means to which they’ll display everyday horrors in “Horror of the... Read more »
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Pumpkin Alert: 6th Annual Great Highwood Pumpkin Fest

Pumpkin Alert: 6th Annual Great Highwood Pumpkin Fest
If the idea of October getting closer leaves you dreaming of walking around a magical land of pumpkins, no better option will make this a reality as easily as attending the 6th Annual Great Highwood Pumpkin Festival. Presented by The Autism Society of Illinois and the City of Highwood (28 miles north of Chicago), this... Read more »

Chicago Frights: July Halloween Expo Packs in Haunted Fun

Chicago Frights: July Halloween Expo Packs in Haunted Fun
I could easily name a few hundred people who would vote to have an extra Halloween instead of Christmas in July. This isn’t even up for debate. In fact, it’s happening this year in Illinois. Leonard Pickel, creative owner of the Haunted Attraction National Tradeshow and Conference (otherwise known as HAuNTcon), has announced Chicago Frights:... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

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 »
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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 »
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