NecronomiCon Kicks Off

(8.21) Get ready for the return of Necronomicon Providence, the world’s premier weird fiction convention brought to you by the Lovecraft Arts & Sciences Council. People travel from around the world to take part in this four-day celebration of weird fiction, art, and academia, right here in Providence, the home and final resting place of …

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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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Embrace The Facade — Concert And Film Screening

(8.20) What would H.P. Lovecraft, architecture critic, have made of The Facade? One Ms. Archer writes, “Lamenting  the decay and destruction of American Colonial buildings, [Lovecraft] uses these dilapidated buildings as a symbol of horror and the sublime.” Safe to say, this gutted Georgian Revival can be filed under “symbol of horror” and greed and …

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New Lovecraft Plaque Installed

With glow-in-the-dark letters! A more fitting and durable marker has replaced the original wooden sign at H. P. Lovecraft Memorial Square, located at the intersection of Angell and Prospect Streets. According to the artist Gage Prentiss, This is a cold cast bronze sign for H P Lovecraft Memorial Square in Providence Rhode Island. It was …

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