Vampires: The Creatures of the Night Slide presentation by Martin V. Riccardo (Additional Date Added!)
This presentation explores the mysteries of the vampire in legend, fantasy, and fact. Many aspects of the undead are covered, including the origin and history of vampire beliefs, ancient lore of blood and the restless dead, and the attraction of the vampire in literature. movies, and popular culture. The tremendous impact of the novel Dracula is examined, along with the historical figure of Dracula in Romania. Various explanations of the vampire legend are considered. The presentation also examines the real vampire bats of Latin America, and strange reports of unearthly figures, such as vampires of Highgate Cemetery in England, and Dracula’s ghost in Romania.
Monday, October 30, 2023 at 7:00 p.m.
Brookfield Library, 3541 Park Ave., Brookfield, IL 60513
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Noted Chicago vampirologist Martin V. Riccardo will explore the mysteries of the vampire in legend, fantasy, and fact, along with the impact of the novel Dracula. The presentation also examines the real vampire bats of Latin America and strange reports of unearthly figures.
North Riverside Public Library at 2400 Des Plaines Ave., North Riverside, IL – South of Cermak Road (22nd St.)
Thursday, October 19, 2023, 6 p.m.
Admission is free.
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Dark Chicago has received Admit 2 Passes to give away to a special advance screening of Stephen King’s THE BOOGEYMAN at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, May 7th at the AMC NEWCITY 14 Theater in Chicago. To claim yours, simply visit https://gofobo.com/DarkChiTBM!
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!
THE BOOGEYMAN opens in theaters nationwide on June 2nd.
20th Century Studios presents “The Boogeyman,” a horror-thriller from the mind of best-selling author Stephen King, which opens June 2, 2023, in theaters nationwide. High school student Sadie Harper and her younger sister Sawyer are reeling from the recent death of their mother and aren’t getting much support from their father, Will, a therapist who is dealing with his own pain. When a desperate patient unexpectedly shows up at their home seeking help, he leaves behind a terrifying supernatural entity that preys on families and feeds on the suffering of its victims.Leave a Comment Go to Post...
Horror fiction icon Brian Keene will be appearing at Bucket o’ Blood Books & Records on Friday, May 5, from 4pm to 7pm to chat with customers and sign copies of his books! Unfortunately, due to illness, Mary SanGiovanni will not be able to attend this signing, BUT the good news is that Brian will bring home any books you purchase to have them signed and personalized by her, then ship them back to us! We will have several titles from both authors in stock, including Mary SanGiovanni’s latest entry in the Alien franchise ENEMY OF MY ENEMY, their collaborative novel THINGS LEFT BEHIND, as well as a number of selections from Brian Keene’s vast bibliography.
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House of Monsters Euro Horror Shock Show
Saturday – April 22, 2023, Doors @ 3pm, Show @ 4pm ’til Midnight
- 4pm – Mummy’s Revenge (Paul Naschy)
- 6pm – Death Smiles on A Murderer (by Joe D’Amato)
- 8pm – Hunchback of the Morgue (Paul Naschy)
- 10pm – Don’t Torture A Duckling (Lucio Fulci)
Short Films Include Skate or Die by Jason Zink
Plus: Vendors, Vintage Trailers, Free Posters.
- Quilting Creeps
- Severin Films
- The Art Of Eric Rot
- Jeff Lassiter
- Leafblower Massacre
- Cain’s Collectables
Presale tickets only $15 here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/house-of-monsters-euro-horror-shock-show-tickets-562505467997
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