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Holiday Horror Con Nov. 30-Dec. 1 in St. Charles

  • Posted : November 5th, 2019
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Holiday Horror ConHORROR & POP CULTURE FAN CONVENTION OF VARIOUS FORMS OF HORROR INCLUDING HORROR CINEMA, GOTH LIFESTYLE, AND OCCASIONALLY SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY.

November 30 and December 1, 2019

Admission tickets are available at the gate! $12 regular admission tickets are good for BOTH days and also includes admission to Chicago Pop Culture Con in the Mega Center! Free parking. Children 12 years and younger free with adult.

Hours: Saturday 10am to 7pm and Sunday 10am to 4pm

This event is held at the Pheasant Run Resort – St. Charles Ballroom, 4051 E Main St., St. Charles, IL 60174.

This event is promoted by Zurko Promotions: 715-526-9769

http://www.holidayhorrorcon.com/ for additional details & info!

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SiNister: A Night of Sanguine Ritual

  • Posted : October 21st, 2019
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On October 25th, join us beyond the veil for an evening of dark, ritualistic drag & burlesque acts by some of Chicago’s most twisted and talented performers. SiNister is for lovers of the macabre, the odd and occult. For those who love a heavy dose of ceremony with their cocktail, who equally love melodrama and melancholy, and who want an immersive experience that will haunt your dreams.

Show up at 7pm for your “transfusion” cocktail hour with custom drink specials. And then the danse macabre begins. Your ghostly host with the most, Noah Grey will guide you through SiNister, and it’s sanguine story of dark ritual with performances by Kat Sass, Shimmy LaRoux, Jimmie Swagger, Eva La Feva and more.  Bring your fears, your fantasies and folly to an unforgettable evening of entertainment.

Tickets available at sinisterchi.com

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Halloween Horror Film Fest at the Catlow Theater, Oct. 26

  • Posted : October 17th, 2019
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Halloween Horror Film Fest

Saturday, Oct. 26 at the Catlow Theater , 116 W. Main St. in Barrington, IL, noon ’til late! – All-Ages – Handicapped Accessible

FILM LINE-UP/TIMING SCHEDULE:

  • Noon – HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL (Vincent Price)
  • 1:30pm – SPIDER BABY (Sid Haig Tribute)
  • 3:20pm – THE METHOD (short film by Lomai)
  • 3:30pm – NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD (George Romero)
  • 5:30pm – GRAY MATTER (Barrington Premiere)
  • 6:15pm – DEAD & BURIED (dir. GARY SHERMAN in Person!)
  • 8:30pm – EVIL DEAD 2 (Sam Raimi)
  • 10:15pm – TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE (Tobe Hooper)
    Sponsored by Illuminated Brew Works
  • Midnight – DEMONS (Lamberto Bava)

Vendors:

  • Time Warp Collectibles
  • Reel Art
  • Pretty Spooky Handmade
  • Chris Kutchka Artist
  • Horror Host
  • House of Monsters
  • Horror Mansion

Tickets only $18, $24 at the door. Presale tickets here: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4343129

Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/2998750490199558/

Catlow Theater website: https://www.thecatlow.com

PLUS: Vendors, Free Posters, Charity Auction & More! Pay Once, Come and Go As You Like!

Films, Guests, Times Subject To Change, No Returns, No Refunds.

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Win 2 Passes to See a Special Advance Screening of COUNTDOW

  • Posted : October 14th, 2019
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Dark Chicago has received sets of Admit 2 Passes to give away to TWO special advance screenings of COUNTDOWN at 7:00 pm on Wednesday October 16th & Wednesday October 23rd. To claim yours, simply visit:

10/16: http://stxtickets.com/COUNTDOWN.DARK

10/23: http://stxtickets.com/COUNTDOWN.DC

Please note: These screenings are first-come, first-served and tend to fill up to capacity, so plan to arrive early! The pass you print does NOT guarantee entry if the venue is full!

In COUNTDOWN , when a young nurse (Elizabeth Lail) downloads an app that claims to predict exactly when a person is going to die, it tells her she only has three days to live. With time ticking away and death closing in, she must find a way to save her life before time runs out.

Countdown hits theaters nationwide on October 25, 2019.

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Dark Labyrinth: Descent, a Horror LARP

  • Posted : October 9th, 2019
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Dark Labyrinth: Descent

Dark Labyrinth is an all-inclusive weekend of gothic intrigue, mystery, magic, and blood. Form alliances between the Vampire families, conjure demons to bend to your will, and discover the secrets hidden throughout the opening weekend of The DeKoven Hotel.

  • Stay the weekend at the DeKoven Estate, transformed into a roaring 1920’s hotel – full of terrors and mystery.
  • Orientation Lunch Friday, Friday Dinner, Saturday Brunch, Saturday Dinner, and Sunday Brunch.
  • A ball on Saturday night with 1920’s themed dancing.
  • An immersive adventure of intrigue and blood.
  • With help from our Game Master, you will create your own character and backstory.

When: November 15th-17th, 2019

Where: The DeKoven Estate in Racine, WI

Tickets are $450 and include food and accommodations at The DeKoven Estate. Payment plans are available.

Purchase Tickets at https://www.darklabyrinthlarp.com

22 years ago, a massacre at the DeKoven Estate devastated the town of Racine, Wisconsin. A pile of bodies desecrated the bridal suite of the onsite cathedral, fresh blood profaning the holy ground. Three more corpses lay before the cathedral altar, pure silver staining their lips.

22 years ago, the townsfolk turned the basement of Taylor Hall into a morgue.

22 years ago, the townsfolk closed the gates, leaving the grounds to the ghosts.

22 years ago, DeKoven Estate was abandoned.

No living soul disturbed that soil until now. Mr. Martin VanBorsen purchased the deed, intent on transforming the grand manor into a luxury hotel despite the protestations of the townfolk.

Mr. VanBorsen invites you all to bury the past and embrace the future. The grand opening is set for 1921, and he guarantees a night to remember. Are you brave enough to face DeKoven’s bloody legacy?

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