Upcoming events

July 13th – July 15th / G-fest / Rosemont, Il. /The largest annual gathering of Godzilla and Japanese monster fans in the world. This event includes The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms, Gorgo, Gammera The Invincible and several Godzilla movies. There will also be appearances by Akira Takarada and Bin Furuya. For more information go to:  http://www.g-fan.com/html/gfest_xix/gfest_xix.php

July 14th-15th / Con 9 From Outer Space / Melbourne, Australia / Movies being shown at this convention include The Monster of Phantom Lake and Attack of the Moon Zombies along with several Science fiction and Horror movies from the 50’s and 60’s. For more information go to: www.con9fromouterspace.com

 July 26th – 28th / Eastern State 2012 Scared Straight /Philadelphia, PA. / This is a ghost hunting event where participants will be allowed to go on a ghost hunt with professional ghost hunters. There will also be ghost hunting workshops and lectures by several paranormal researchers such as Jeff Belanger, Dave Schrader, George Noory and many others. For more information go to: http://www.darknessradio.com/TRIPS/easternstate2012/index.html

August 8th-12th / Flashback Weekend / Chicago, Il. / Chicago’s longest running horror convention includes appearances by John Carpenter, Jeffrey Combs, Ken Foree, Kane Hodder and Tony Todd. There will also be a zombie pinup beauty pageant, a costume contest, a dealers room and a special 30th anniversary showing of The Thing. For more information go to www.flashbackweekend.com.

August 10th and 11th / Michigan ParaCon / Sault Ste. Marie, Mi. / Upper Michigan’s 3rd annual paranormal convention includes lectures from Ursula Bielski author of Haunted Chicago 1, 2, and 3 , John and Chris Zaffis from the Syfy show The Haunted Collector and Kris Williams and Amy Bruni from Syfy channel’s Ghost Hunters. There will also be several ghost tours and other presentations from people in the paranormal community. For more information go to: miparacon.com

August/September Events

August 31st / Fetish At The Museum /Montreal Canada / This is an international fashion exhibition devoted to Jean Paul Gaultier. The exhibit is located at the Museum of Fine Arts and is part of the Montreal Fetish Weekend. “In public” fetish wear is suggested. For more information go to: www.mbam.qc.ca/en/expositions/exposition_153.html

September 3rd / Expo Kink / Montreal Canada / This is part of the Montreal Fetish Weekend and a free event. It includes workshops, art presentations, demos and vendors. Some of the workshops include mask making, fetish yoga and self bondage. For more information go to: fetishweekend.com.

September 16th – 18th / Horror Realm Festival / Pittsburgh Pa /  This is a festival taking place in the self proclaimed zombie capitol of the world. It includes a dealer’s room and appearances by Ken Foree, Jack Ketchum, Eduardo Sanchez and many more. For more information go to horrorrealmcon.com.

September 16th -18th / Monster Mania con / Hunt Valley Maryland / This convention includes appearances from Tony Todd, John Carpenter, Jeffrey Combs and many more. There will also be a dealers room and a Walking Dead Reunion. For more information go to monstermania.net.

September 22-25th / Killer Con / Las Vegas Nevada / This event was mentioned on the Horror Addicts Facebook page by Laura Hickman. This four day convention started by Wrath James White includes appearances by John Mayberry, Ray Garton, Edward Lee, Monica Kuebler who is the managing editor at Rue Morgue magazine. and several others.  There will also be a Forensics seminar, a blood spatter demonstration, an erotic horror story contest, a gross out contest, several writing panels and a strip crawl. For more information go to killercon.com.