October/November Events

October 21st / End of the Earth art show and Zombie Walk / Mason, Ohio / This art show features paintings that show what the end of the world will be like,  there will also be several local bands performing and a zombie walk. For more information go to: poprevolutiongallary.com 

October 22nd / Dorian’s Parlor Grand October Ball / Philadelphia, PA/ Dress up in your favorite Steampunk, Neo-victorian, Neo-Vintage, Victorian Ball gowns and dance all night to celebrate the changing of the seasons and All Hollow’s Eve. Cost is $25 and there is a $500 prize for best costume. For more information go to: doriansparlor.com

October 26th / The HORRORphiles #8 Miedo Mashup 3 / New York, NY / Come out and celebrate the work of Latino horror filmmakers. There will be movie clips shown along with a costumed cocktail reception and a Q and A with the directors. For more information go to: http://www.latinhorror.com/horrorphiles8/.

November 4th – 5th  / Drunken Zombie Film Festival / Peoria, Illinois / This film festival includes the best in low budget filmmaking, some of the movies at the fest include: Dead Bodies Everywhere, Fitness Class Zombie and Thy Kill Be Done. For more information on this event go to: drunkenzombiefilmfestival.com.

November 10th – 13th / Buried Alive Film Fest / Atlanta, Georgia / This event supports underground film making and independent horror. Some of the movies being shown are Terry Gilliam’s The Legend of Hollowdega, She Wolf Rising, Necromance and Satan Hates You. There will also be a horror art show. For more information go to: buriedalivefilmfest.com.

November  11th – 13th / Horrorhound Weekend / Cincinnati, Ohio / This convention includes appearances by Kane Hodder, Tom Savini and Loyd Kaufman. There will also be movie showings, a tattoo show, an art show and model making seminars. For more information check out: horrorhoundweekend.com.

Upcoming Events

June 16-19 / Stoker Weekend / Long Island New York /Stoker Weekend is a Dark Fiction convention which includes panels, workshops, publishers, authors, a dealer’s room and a zombie prom . Some of the authors that will be there include Peter Straub, Douglas Clegg, Gillian Flynn, David Morrell  and many more for more information go to stokerweekend2011.org .

June 24-26 / Monster Bash / Butler Pennsylvania / This is a classic horror convention celebrating horror movies from the silent era through the 1950’s. Some of the events include viewings of Dracula meets Frankenstein, Return of the CreatureNosferatu and several other movies. There will also be a live theatric performance of Dracula’s Guest and Q and A’s with actors including Caroline Munro and John Stanley. For more information go to monsterbashnews.com/bash.html.

June 25 / Fears for Queers 2 horror film festival / Dallas Texas / This festival includes independent feature and short horror films from gay and lesbian filmmakers with proceeds from this event going to Youths First Texas. For more information go to doa bloodbath.com.

May 20 -22 / Cult Fiction Drive In / Jacksonville Florida / This is a convention that celebrates the classics of cult and drive-in cinema. Some of the guests include Sid Haig, Pam Grier, Dee Wallace and many more. For more info go to www.cultfictiondrive-in.com.

May 27- 29 / Crypticon / Seattle Washington / This is the largest horror convention in the pacific northwest and will include a writing contest, art contest, movie viewings and zombie apocalypse training. For more information go to crypticonseattle.com.

June 4th / Dorian’s Parlor June featuring Psyche Corp, Jaggery and The Army of Toys / Philadelphia Pa / A night of live music, burlesque from the White Elephant Burlesque Society and a steampunk, neo-victorian fashion show. For more information go to doriansparlor.com/june_2011.

June 2nd – 4th / Vampire-con / Los Angeles Ca / This is a three day vampire film festival at the New Beverly Cinema. For more information go to vampire-con.com.

June 3rd -5th / Midwest Haunters Convention / Columbus Ohio / This is an event for haunt attraction, producers, actors and home haunters. It will include haunted house tours, an art show, make up demonstration and fashion show. There will also be a Ms Midwest Scary Pageant. For more information go to midwesthauntersconvention.com.