halloween

Devil’s Night At Dusk

(10.30) This year the night before Halloween falls on a Saturday and Rick Sunderland over at Dusk will be throwing one helluva party. In addition to a great lineup of bands, Burlesque ‘n’ Roll will include fire dancers, a costume contest, and burlesque dancers. The bands: White Mice, The Hammer Party, Midnight Creeps, Gamma Rage, …

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Halloween Events

7pm, Tuesday, October 30, $18 — “Frankenstein” at Avon Cinema. Two of England’s greatest living actors, Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller, chew acres of scenery in this Danny Boyle production. 10pm, Tuesday, October 30 — Karaoke and Costume Contest, Alchemy, 71 Richmond Street. WEDNESDAY/HALLOWEEN Halloween for the kiddies: 4pm to 5:30pm — Brown Street …

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Spooky Movies At Columbus This Weekend

Get in the Halloween mood this weekend at the Columbus Theatre with two spooky movies. Friday night there will be a midnight screening of the 1985 comedy/horror “Return of the Living Dead.” And return Saturday night to celebrate the 10th anniversary of “The Grateful Undead.” Filmmaker Patrick May writes, In 2007, Allen Riley and I …

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Freaqshow At the Columbus

(10.28) Tagged as a “Fashion & Art Spooktacular” this weekend Halloween celebration features great live music as well with Beta Motel and the Viennagram. (From the Facebook page.) At 9pm — A spooktacular event showcasing and bringing together the artists of the extravagant underworld. Peruse our halloweentown village of vendors for tricks and treats! Witness …

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Halloween Early Vote Costume Parade At Columbus

(10.31) The gang over at the Columbus Theatre is throwing a parade — an early vote costume parade!  From the Facebook event page. hey, wanna vote? if you’re a citizen of Providence, you can vote early at City Hall! that’s cool! we’re having a little parade, leaving at 6pm from the Columbus, down to City …

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Massive Organ At Midnight

(10.31) Mark Steinbach, university organist and instrument curator, will perform his annual Midnight Halloween Organ Concert on a 1903 Hutchings-Votey pipe organ. The concert will feature music by Bach, Messiaen, Heiller, Gounod, Gigout, and others. In lieu of traditional seating, attendees are encouraged to bring a pillow or blanket to sit on. Concert begins 11:55pm, …

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Halloween Spooktacular At Empire Black Box

(10.23) Frank Difficult presents the Halloween Spooktacular Tuesday at 95 Empire Black Box. Frank Difficult presents an evening of audio/visual horror. Featuring horrific short films, found footage clips and trailers, live multimedia assaults by Soft Target and Dave Public. Plus a live horror performance by Gyna Bootleg and Frank Difficult. More tba. A night of …

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All Halloween Murder Mystery at the Lippitt House Museum

Oct. 28th, 8 pm – 11 pm, Lippitt House Museum, 199 Hope Street, Providence A night of fright, fun and intrigue featuring live jazz by Miss Wensday & Mike Miller and a costume contest. Elegant costumes, music, cocktails, dancing and of course a mysterious murder make for a fabulous evening at the Lippitt House Museum! …

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What Part Of E’en Don’t You Understand

Rhode Island Rep. Donald Lally (D- Narragansett, North Kingstown, South Kingstown) has submitted legislation to change the date of Halloween from October 31st to the last Saturday of October (Halloween is by definition the evening before All Hallows Day). In writing for The Providence Journal, Philip Marcelo correctly sought the opinion of an expert, John …

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Molten Metal Monster Mayhem

Friday night is the 5th Annual Iron Pour at the Steel Yard (rain date Saturday). Jack-o-lanterns, skull-type things, people in asbestos space suits lurching about, and ceramic bowls for sale. Each year, the Steel Yard teams up with the Iron Guild to demonstrate the industrial arts in an exciting, accessible way. Our annual Iron Pour …

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Shake Your Zombi Booty

The Providence Ghost Tour, featuring the Extraordinary Rendition Band and the Riff Parade, steps off today from the park at Prospect Terrace on Congdon Street (leave Roger alone!). I totally ganked this off LotsOfNoise where they have a map of the parade route which appears to go straight through Blue State Coffee! Tip generously. [Additional …

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Jersey Girls Say Happy Holla-Ween!

So in honor of the only holiday (besides our birthdays) where’s its socially acceptable to dress like a common whore we’ve decided to talk about sex. This week: virgins, sex noises, and slutty outfits! Let’s dig in… Q: While shopping for halloween costumes my boyfriend jokingly mentioned that he wouldn’t mind seeing me in some …

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Put On Your Brakelights, Here…In The City of Wonder!

[youtube]uiiBwItijVU[/youtube] If you, like me, are totally not feeling the Halloween spirit this year, here’s some stuff that might get you in the mood: 1. Christopher Walken reading “The Raven.” I’ll let you argue amongst yourselves about whether or not Poe’s writing is scarier than Rihanna’s (because, if you didn’t know, Disturbia’s the first song …

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