H. P. Lovecraft

Lovecraft Gathering At Ladd Observatory

(4.14) The annual gathering commemorating the life and work of H.P. Lovecraft will take place Sunday at 3pm at the Ladd Observatory. Visitors today can get a bonus look at the daytime moon. (Facebook event.) An annual gathering recognizing the life and unique literary contributions of Mr. Lovecraft. He was an avid, amateur astronomer This …

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HP Lovecraft Film Fest

(8.19) The H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival returns to Providence this weekend with over twelve hours of Lovecraftian film screenings at RISD’s Metcalf Auditorium. Additional events will be taking place at Lovecraft Arts & Sciences Council in the Providence Arcade. (Facebook event page.) H. P. Lovecraft Film Festival® returns to Lovecraft’s hometown of Providence for a …

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Jordan Peele Producing ‘Lovecraft Country’ For HBO

Hard on the huge success of his genre-bending horror movie “Get Out” (The New York Times called it an “exhilaratingly smart and scary freakout about a black man in a white nightmare”), Jordan Peele is teaming up with Bad Robot and writer/showrunner Misha Green to turn the thematically similar novel Lovecraft Country into a series …

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Reanimator, The Beer, The Movie — Saturday At Columbus

The good people at Narragansett Brewery invite you to the launch of the third of their Lovecraft-branded brews, Reanimator Helles Lager, at a screening of the 1985 Stuart Gordon comedy-horror classic “Re-Animator.” Back from the dead just in time for the spookiest month of the year, our beloved Bock has morphed into the Reanimator Helles …

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Lovecraft At Central Congo — Reading And Slideshow

(8.20) Celebrate the 124th birthday of author Howard Phillips Lovecraft with a double-bill of Lovecraftian entertainment. First, experience a journey into madness as H.P. Lovecraft’s horrific masterpiece, “The Call of Cthulhu” comes to life in this twisted one-man performance from storyteller David Neilsen. Discover a world of forbidden knowledge, dark cults, and ancient secrets leading …

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Lovecraft Service Of Tribute

(4.7) The H.P. Lovecraft Commemorative Activities Committee will be hosting a tribute this Sunday afternoon. The annual H.P. Lovecraft Service of Tribute will be held on the front lawn of Ladd Observatory. Following the opening greeting and a “eulogy” briefly encapsulating the life and literary career of H.P. Lovecraft, there will be dramatic recitations of …

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