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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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Arcade Asylum Author Series

(1.20) The Lovecraft Arts & Sciences Council will host “In the Dark of Winter,” the mid-winter edition of the Arcade Asylum Author Series this Saturday. (Facebook event page.) This cold, winter evening will feature five New England authors whose tales will further chill you to the bone: Chris Irvin/Bracken Macleod/KL Peirera/Sonya Taaffe/Paul Tremblay Free and

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Lovecraft’s Providence In New York Times

Today’s Sunday New York Times features a piece in the Travel Section, “How to Find the Spirit of H.P. Lovecraft in Providence,” by writer Noel Rubinton. He has written a useful and comprehensive piece with discussions of the history, architecture, and literary legacy of Lovecraft’s life and work. Naturally, he starts at one of my

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NecronomiCon Starts — Wicked Eldritch

(8.23) They’re baaaack. The second biennial NecronomiCon Providence kicks off Thursday night; organizers expect more than 2,000 Lovecraft devotees will be taking over the city this weekend. Check out the Bill Van Siclen piece in the Sunday ProJo — “Something Wicked This Way Comes” — with his amusing recap of the obvious signs and omens

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New Lovecraft Storefront In Arcade

Check out the new Lovecraft Arts and Sciences Council storefront in the Providence Arcade. This bookshop, tourist center, and curiosity shop actually serves as the headquarters of a non-profit educational organization connecting writers, academics, artists, and fans of H.P. Lovecraft. We strive to organize public educational events including NecronomiCon Providence – a biennial convention that

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New App Launch At NecronomiCon — ‘The Call Of Lovecraft’

H. P. Lovecraft fans are gearing up for NecronomiCon Providence, a four day celebration with panels, talks, walking tours, gaming, and social events including a masquerade ball and a Sunday Cthulhu prayer breakfast. (They should have a spelling bee.) The theme will be The Rational and the Supernatural – an exploration of the intersection of

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