Monsters

Haunted Spooky Stuff For Kids — Burnside Park

(10.26) Time for a little swing-and-sting. Spooky Storytime and Haunted Art returns to Burnside Park this Saturday. Fun for all ages with not-so-scary spooky and funny stories and tons of free fun. (Facebook event.) 10:30 – 11:30: Spooky Storytime welcomes special guests Ricky Katowicz of The Rainbow Beard Show, Kara LaReau and Keri King to …

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Cumberbatch! British ‘Frankenstein’ At Avon

(10.31) Or — The Battle of the Network Sherlocks. Tonight at the Avon, a very special Frankenstein. England’s National Theatre celebrates its 50th anniversary this year with a series of encore “National Theatre Live” broadcasts (like this 2011 monster mash-up) along with new productions. Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller switched roles depending on which …

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And Another H.P. Lovecraft Movie

(8.20) To celebrate the man turning 122 years old, Spectacular Optical Film Archive will be screening an original 16mm print of the 1970 film adaptation of The Dunwich Horror starring Sandra Dee and Dean Stockwell. Lovecraft meets hippies in a psychedelic acid-fried B-movie mess! In a role Sandra Dee was born to play — Nancy! …

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Lovecraft Double Feature At Cable Car

The Cable Car Cinema celebrates the birthday of horror writer, Rhode Island’s very own, H.P. Lovecraft (August 20, 1890) with a double feature — two nights only (note different times). The main attraction is The Whisperer in Darkness. Loft Cinema had this to say, In The Whisperer in Darkness, based on HP Lovecraft’s classic short …

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Attention Roger Corman Fans

(October 21) — The 11th Annual Rhode Island International Horror Film Festival kicks off tonight with a special world premiere of the high-def version of Roger Corman’s 1960 film The Fall of the House of Usher starring Vincent Price. After a long journey, Philip arrives at the Usher mansion seeking his loved one, Madeline. Upon …

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My Aching Bach

Somebody get this guy a more ergonomic bench. Brown University organist, Mark Steinbach, will perform works by Bach, Gounod, Schumann, and others on the school’s face-melting 1903 Hutchings-Votey organ in Sayles Hall. Come in costume and bring pillows or blankets in lieu of traditional seating. (This image may or may not be Mr. Steinbach.) 11:55pm, …

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Late Night Creepy Sexy Horror Freakout Festival

The Cable Car is cranking up a late-night weekend of horror starting tonight Friday at 11pm with Ice Cream Sunday. This will be followed at about 11:30pm by Frank Henenlotter’s Bad Biology about a guy and this girl . . . Unfortunately, they eventually meet, and the bonding of these two very unusual human beings …

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Ignite The Night

The super duper jack-o-lantern display at Roger Williams Park Zoo starts tonight, Thursday. Feast your eyes on thousands of carved and illuminated pumpkins, with hundreds of them depicting people, places and scenes from popular culture to old-time favorites and everything in between – all with painstaking detail and amazing intricacy! Don’t miss this unique, family …

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Squid Attack(s)

Until Dave shares whatever it is he’s smokin’ I have decided that one cephalopod on the front page is plenty. But I do share his passion and can’t wait for that tv show. His first one is now after the jump. This one is mesmerizing (although for me the audio cuts out). [youtube]5rqhomPaxhE[/youtube] [Sorry Dave, …

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