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Lovecraft Arts & Sciences Council

Give the gift of weird. Don’t forget the unique items for sale at the Lovecraft Arts & Sciences Council within the Arcade downtown. Not only are they stocked with all things Lovecraft, but they have a great selection of other authors. Fiction and non-fiction titles cover mythology, folklore, the occult, fairy tales, witchcraft, science (theory […]

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‘Color Out Of Space’ — Acoustic Java

The Lovecraft Arts and Sciences Council and Dreadphile Cinema present ‘Color Out of Space’ this Wednesday at Acoustic Java. Runs through February 6. (Facebook event.) From Rotten Tomatoes: A welcome return for director Richard Stanley, Color Out of Space mixes tart B-movie pulp with visually alluring Lovecraftian horror and a dash of gonzo Nicolas Cage.

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Lovecraft Walking Tours — Saturday & Sunday

Lovecraft walking tours leave from the John Brown House Museum this weekend and next. Tickets include a ticket to the Horror Festival and can be purchased online. Hosted by the RIIFF: The life and work of Providence’s best-known fantasy and horror author, Howard Phillips Lovecraft, will provide the backdrop for the tour, which will be

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Lovecraft Haunts The Providence Art Club

Waiting. Watching. This statue of H.P. Lovecraft is part of Ars Necronomica: Dark Dreams in the Divine City, a new exhibit at the Providence Art Club opening Tuesday (you can go see the statue now). This show ties in with the upcoming Lovecraftian literature convention, Necronomicon Providence, to be held later in the month. (We’ll

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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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RIIFF Vortex Horror Film Fest Starts

The Vortex Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Horror Film Festival starts Saturday in venues across the state. The week includes films, shorts, H.P. Lovecraft walking tours and Lovecraft-inspired film screenings, and a few “Conversation with” events as well. A phantasmagoric symphony of international films blasts its way across the big screen as the Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film

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Arcade Asylum Authors At Lovecraft Arts & Sciences

(6.23) If life isn’t already weird and dark enough for you, the Arcade Asylum Series at the Lovecraft Arts & Sciences Council will be hosting three authors this Saturday. The event is free but seating is limited. (Facebook event.) In celebration of Midsummer, we’re excited to welcome three major luminaries in weird and dark fiction:

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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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‘Tour De Tentacle’ — Sunday

[Update: This event was postponed due to the crazy weather and has been rescheduled to Sunday, November 5. New Facebook event page here.] Back by popular demand: The ‘Tour de Tentacle’ — Providence’s signature weird bicycle odyssey based on the arcane writings of Providence native H.P. Lovecraft — returns for a third year. This pre-Halloween

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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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