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NecronomiCon Starts

(8.20) NecronomiCon — the international festival of weird fiction, art, and academia —  kicks off Thursday and runs through Sunday, August 20th. This event is held every other year around the date of H.P. Lovecraft’s birth and this is one of those years. This year’s guests of honor include renowned editor Ellen Datlow, filmmaker Richard

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H.P. Lovecraft Walking Tours — Saturday & Sunday

Providence native and cult horror writer H.P. Lovecraft will be the subject of a special walking tour and film series during the annual Rhode Island International Horror Film Festival. The life and work of Providence’s best-known fantasy and horror author, Howard Phillips Lovecraft, provide the backdrop for this walking tour. Acknowledged genius of occult and

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Two Lovecraft Events At RIHS

Okay Howard, big smile for the camera. The Rhode Island Historical Society is hosting two H.P. Lovecraft events this week. Thursday, March 21st, 6:30pm, free — Lecture by Niels S. Hobbs, “Gods”: Atheism and the Cthulhu Mythos. (More about Hobbs.) Niels S. Hobbs will explore the world-renowned literary mythology created by Providence’s own author of

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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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Tribute To HP Lovecraft

(4.1) To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the death of horror writer H.P. Lovecraft a special tribute will take place on the grounds of the Ladd Observatory, built in 1891 and frequented by Lovecraft in his boyhood years. The public is invited to the ceremony which will include readings from three of Lovecraft’s stories as

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Lovecraft Walking Tour And Two Films

Providence native and cult horror writer H.P. Lovecraft will be the subject of a special walking tour and film series during the annual FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Horror Film Festival. (Films will be shown at the Providence Public Library after the tour). The life and work of Providence’s best-known fantasy and horror author, Howard Phillips

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