3 Halloween Events in SoCal – 2019

1.) The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor Offers Scare-Fans a Backstage Look with Dark Hour: A Look Behind the Screams

Tickets Available for October 11, 18, 25 and 31, 2019

[Long Beach, CA] – The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor, Southern California’s most terrifyingly authentic haunt, will once again resurrect the legendary ghost stories from the infamously haunted ship September 26 – November 2, 2019. Returning to the 10th annual Dark Harbor by popular demand, the wickedly exclusive backstage experience Dark Hour – A Look Behind the Screams! offers thrill seekers and haunt enthusiasts a special inside glimpse into the spine-chilling event.

On select nights, brave fans are invited to mingle with the signature monsters of Dark Harbor for photo ops and conversation while indulging in devilishly delicious hors d’oeuvres, meat selections, and spellbinding specialty cocktails are available for purchase. Attendees are invited to go beyond the regular guest experience and enter the ghostly realm of the creature creators during a Q&A session with the producer of Dark Harbor for insight into fan-favorite mazes, lead monsters, and world-famous ghost stories.

Following the VIP cocktail hour, a private escort will lead Dark Hour guests to an exclusive patio to witness a behind the scenes viewing of the Dark Harbor opening ceremony. Upon watching the ceremony from a monsters view, attendees can test their fears with Evil Express passes to all six mazes including the newest maze, Rogue. This hauntingly terrific ticket is only offered on select nights, October 11, 18, 25, and 31, from 5:30 – 6:45 pm, Dark Harbor opening ceremony starts at 7:00pm. Dark Hour tickets are for guests 21+ only and are priced at $180 per person. Very limited tickets are available per night, and thrill-seekers are encouraged to purchase tickets before they run out.

Dark Hour – A Look Behind the Screams ticket includes:

  • Onsite Parking
  • GA + Evil Express Admission into Dark Harbor event and all mazes
  • Admission into Dark Hour from 5:30 – 6:45 pm
  • All Main Cast Photo Opportunity
  • Hors d’oeuvres & Body of Meat to Enjoy
  • Q&A Session with Producer of Event
  • Behind the Scenes viewing of opening ceremony

The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor is celebrating a decade of freakish fun with more frights than ever before and an all-new maze for the 2019 season. General admission ticket prices start at just $20 online, with Fast Fright, Evil Express, Dark Hour, Ultimate Scream, and hotel packages available. For more information or to purchase tickets online, visit www.queenmary.com/dark-harbor.

2.) Spooks and Spirits Presents: “Monster Movies for Music” at the Historic Observatory Theater on Oct. 20

Experience Live Music Performances, Special Screening of Rob Zombie’s House of 1000 Corpses, Horror Artists, Zombie Flash Mob, Monster Make-up Demonization’s, Silent Auctions, Surprises & More Benefiting MusiCares 
[San Diego, CA] –  Ghouls, ghosts, and goblins 18+ are invited to “scare for a care” this October with the first-ever “Spooks and Spirits Presents: Monster Movies for Music” on Sunday, October 20. Jam-packed with frightful-fun all night long, San Diego’s Observatory Theater will be overcome by the Halloween spirit with Zombie Flash Mobs, a special movie screening, live music performances, Halloween costume contests, silent auctions benefiting MusiCares, and much more still to be announced. Tickets are available now at www.monstermoviesformusic.com.

“As a fan of horror films and someone who has leaned on music to survive this thing we call life, it’s my honor to organize an event that can make a true difference for music people in times of need,” shared Steve C. Rowin, Founder of Spooks and Spirits. “I hope this event will not only bring the music and haunt communities together, but that it will also inspire all of SoCal to enjoy the seasonal festivities, have a few scares, and give back to those in need.”

The inaugural Monster Movies for Music will ooze with spooky themed activities including monster make-up demonstrations with Christopher Olsen of Backstage Artist SD, horror art showcases, and a horror fan silent auction. Face your fears and sleep with one eye open after watching the classic cult movie Rob Zombie’s House of 1000 Corpses or dance along with the living-dead during the San Diego Thriller Zombie Flash Mob.

Don your creepiest Halloween costume and enjoy live music performances including popular Rob Zombie tribute band “Zombiewood.” Event-goers are encouraged to arrive in their finest “Captain Spaulding” attire as San Diego’s newest horror Halloween event attempts to set a record for most people dressed as the notorious Rob Zombie character. More devilish details and sinister surprises are still to be announced.

3.) 3rd Annual Haunted Little Tokyo Returns to Downtown Los Angeles

This October, enjoy month-long frightful-fun with pumpkin patches, Halloween-themed films, trick-or-treating, a costume contest and block party
 
WHAT:

Little Tokyo will transform into Haunted Little Tokyo for the third year on select nights throughout the month of October with more spooktacular fun than ever before. Ghouls, ghosts, and goblins of all ages are dared to experience Little Tokyo like never before during the month-long Halloween festivities ranging from a family-friendly pumpkin patch, live entertainment and spooky sounds, interactive ghostly games, free Halloween movie screenings, ‘haunted’ walking tours, and all culminating in a frightfully fun block party and costume contest.

Go Little Tokyo invites thrill seekers of all ages to join in the bone-chilling fun as the heart of Downtown LA oozes with spooky themed-activities, evenings of unforgettable family-friendly entertainment and special events throughout the frightful season. On Saturday, October 26, bring your friends to downtown Los Angeles’ biggest Halloween block party and costume contest and stay for the local food vendors, music, and games. Monsters and Halloween fear junkies are encouraged to slither into their best costumes and mingle with monsters.

To stay up to date on the latest Haunted Little Tokyo announcements visit hauntedlittletokyo.com or like Go Little Tokyo on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and Instagram. #golittletokyo #hauntedlittletokyo

WHEN:
Select nights October 1-31, 2019
Haunted Little Tokyo Block Party: Saturday, October 26, 2019
For a full calendar of events visit hauntedlittletokyo.com
WHERE:
Little Tokyo – Downtown Los Angeles
Haunted Night in Little Tokyo: The Block Party will be on 2nd Street in between Central Avenue & San Pedro Street
TICKETS AND REGISTRATION:
Free, depending on the activity. For more information please visit hauntedlittletokyo.com.

Press Release: No Beauty Without Strangeness

No Beauty Without Strangeness – Coming this October to Los Angeles County

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SugarMynt Gallery is excited to announce its upcoming Halloween themed exhibition, No Beauty Without Strangeness. As SugarMynt’s third themed exhibition, excitement is gaining for this new show. No Beauty Without Strangeness will display new works that are dark, daring, and out of the norm for the Los Angeles art scene, presenting a combination of the darker side of fine and contemporary artwork.

More than Just an Art Exhibition

No Beauty Without Strangeness is in homage to John Carpenter’s 1978 horror film Halloween and showcases original behind-the-scenes prints from onset photographer Kim Gottlieb-Walker.  Curator and owner, SaraRose Orlandini, states, “I am ecstatic to have this rare opportunity to combine the spooky history of South Pasadena along with a different, eerie side of art that isn’t commonly seen. We are next door neighbors to the original Michael Myers house, so this exhibit is the perfect way to start off the Halloween holiday.”

Featured Artists for No Beauty Without Strangeness include: Atlas//Andrea Bogdan//Andrew Brandou// Antony Micallef//Avila Art//Courtney Heiser// Donna Bates// Jennifer Maimone// Kim Gottlieb-Walker//Miriam Jackson//Michael Murphy//Phillip James//Shark Toof//And More!

A Family Owned Gallery

SugarMynt Gallery is a family owned business run by SaraRose and Rebecca Orlandini. Their goal is to not only house their own creative minds, but to also support other established and upcoming artists. SugarMynt Gallery is also a retail store that carries unique gifts, vintage items, books, and art magazines such as Hi-Fructose and Juxtapoz.

www.sugarmynt.com

810 Meridian Ave

South Pasadena, CA 91030

(626) 460-8080

 

 

HorrorAddicts.net 123, Season Finale Alexandra Christian, Destini Beard, After Dark Films

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Horror Addicts Episode# 123

Horror Hostess: Emerian Rich & Camellia Rains

Intro Music by: Valentine Wolfe

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alexandra christian | destini beard | after dark films

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12 days till halloween

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HorrorAddicts.net 120, Chantal Noordeloos

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Horror Addicts Episode# 120

Horror Hostess: Emerian Rich

Intro Music by: Valentine Wolfe

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chantal noordeloos | madalice | found footage

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54 days till halloween

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Fanboy Comics presents: A Night Of Fearworms

Fanboy Comics invites you to attend A Night of Fearworms to celebrate the release of its latest book, Fearworms: Selected Poems, on Friday, February 20, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. at the ACME Comedy Theatre in North Hollywood, CA.

 

shapeimage_7Join us as incredibly talented performers, including Fred Stoller (Everybody Loves Raymond, Maybe We’ll Have You Back), recite hauntingly horrifying and humorous poems from the poetry collection. Following the performances, Fanboy Comics invites you to stay for a release party and signing, where Fearworms author/illustrator Robert Payne Cabeen will be on hand to sign copies of the book.

 

Written and illustrated by Robert Payne Cabeen (Tainted Treats, Heavy Metal 2000, A Monkey’s Tale, Walking with Buddha), Fearworms is a collection of horror poems and full-color artwork that is guaranteed to have readers squirming.  Cutting close to the bone, these manically crafted word machines are visceral, psychological, haunting, and terrifyingly humorous. The book also features cover art by Eisner-winning, Emmy-nominated artist Bill Sienkiewicz (Elektra: Assassin, Stray Toasters, The New Mutants).

 

Admission for A Night of Fearworms is FREE, so be sure to mark your calendars for this night of fantastically frightful fun!

 

For more information on Fearworms: Selected Poems, please visit these sites:

 

 

 

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Upcoming events

May 19th / Hudson Horror Show / Poughkeepsie, NY / Horror film convention includes showings of The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires, Friday The 13th, Day of the Dead and Phantasm and a secret fifth movie. For more information go to: hudsonhorror.com.

June 9th / MYTH Masque / Los Angeles, Ca. / High fashion meets high fantasy in a night of music, artistry and inspiration. this is a masquerade ball and artist’s bazaar with music by Angels Of Venice, Prince Poppycock, Esza Kaye and an appearance by Jeffrey Damnit for more information go to www.mythmasque.com.

June 8th-10th / Midwest Haunter’s Convention / Columbus, Ohio / This convention is for home haunters, haunt enthusiasts, haunt actors and haunted house owners. Included are makeup seminars, acting workshops, haunt tours, a costume contest, scaryoke and a paranormal bus tour. For more information go to: midwesthauntersconvention.com.

June 15th-17th / Contamination / St. Louis, Mo. / This horror, sci-fi and pop culture convention includes a film festival, an artist’s gallery, A Munster’s reunion, a film maker’s seminar, live music and appearances by John Wesley Shipp, Ken Foree, and Michael Berryman. For more information go to: www.con-tamination.com.

June 22nd-24th / Monster Bash / Butler, Pennsylvania/ This is a horror convention for people who love classic horror movies. The theme is prehistoric monsters, movies being shown include Gorgo, The Witch’s Dungeon, The Creature Of The Black Lagoon and many more. There will also be an Eegah reunion and Saturday morning cartoons complete with cereal and a Q and A with UFO expert Stan Gordon. For more information go to: monsterbashnews.com.

THE EDWARDIAN BALL 2011

THE EDWARDIAN BALL 2011

The original, turn-of-the-century extravaganza returns with a two-city celebration of music, dance, circus, Gorey & more!

SAN FRANCISCO :: Friday & Saturday Jan 21-22
at The Regency Ballroom, 1300 Van Ness, San Francisco
Doors & Show 8pm-2am both nights, all ages welcome
Plus — FREE daytime shopping Sat Jan 22, 12-6pm

LOS ANGELES :: Saturday Jan 29
at The Music Box @ Fonda, 6126 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles
Doors & Show 8pm-2am, all ages welcome

FRI 1/21… THE EDWARDIAN WORLD’S FAIRE (SF)

Exposition of Technology by KSW * The Edwardian Midway * Dark Garden Corsetry * DJ GlobalRuckus (PDX) * Flynn Creek Circus * Vima Vice Squad * City Circus * Vernian Process * Shovelman & more.

Tickets $28-38 + very limited $75 VIP, all ages welcome, doors/show 8pm.

SAT 1/22… 11TH ANNUAL EDWARDIAN BALL (SF)
Featuring a live, original performance of Edward Gorey’s “The Eleventh Episode” by Co-Hosts Rosin Coven & Vau de Vire Society * “Belle of the Ball” Jill Tracy * Miz Margo * Fou Fou HA! * Delachaux *
The Gomorran Social Aid & Pleasure Club * Portrait Studio & more. Tickets $38-48 (VIP sold out!) All ages welcome, doors/show 8pm.

BOTH NIGHTS (SF)…

Steam Powered Tea Garden by KSW * Cabinets of Wonder * Hall of Fine Arts * Sideshow Oddities * Ballroom Dancing * Vendor Bazaar * Gaming Parlour and much more!

AND… FREE DAYTIME SHOPPING SAT 1/22! (SF)

Find that perfect outfit, accessory, trick or treat for The Ball, or for anytime! Free daytime shopping hours in between the Friday and Saturday nighttime events. Changing rooms available. Full bar for 21+ with ID. Entrance at 1270 Sutter Street, lower level of event only. FREE, OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, NO TICKETS REQUIRED!

SAT 1/29… EDWARDIAN BALL 2011 LOS ANGELES
Featuring a live, original performance of Edward Gorey’s “The Eleventh Episode” by Co-Hosts Rosin Coven & Vau de Vire Society * “Belle of the Ball” Jill Tracy * DJ Xian (LADEAD) * Miz Margo * Fou Fou HA! * Delachaux * Dark Garden Corsetry * Ballroom Dancing * Vendor Bazaar * Parlour Games & Special LA guests!
Tickets $28-35 + VIP Packages * 21 & up w/ID, all ages ok with adult chaperon.

THE EDWARDIAN BALL is an elegant and whimsical celebration of art, music, theatre, fashion, technology, circus, and the beloved creations of the late, great author Edward Gorey. Set in “Edwardian” times, this multi-media festival has grown over the past decade from a small underground club night into an internationally recognized event, even earning the blessing of The Edward Gorey Charitable Trust.

The Edwardian Ball has been called “the quintessential must-never-miss event of the year,” “a defining annual San Francisco tradition,” and “a literary circus of the highest caliber” for good reasons… come see for yourself!

Tickets & Info: www.edwardianball.com

Edwardian Vendor Bazaar Daytime Hours
A leisurely day of shopping & gaming – FREE -12-6pm

Find that perfect outfit, accessory, trick or treat for The Ball, or for anytime! Free daytime shopping hours in between Friday and Saturday nighttime events. Changing rooms available. Full bar for 21+ with ID. Entrance at 1270 Sutter Street, lower level of event only. FREE, OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, NO TICKETS REQUIRED!

We have just a few vending spots still available for both San Francisco and Los Angeles but they are going fast – more information here or contact Anna the Vending Queen anna@edwardianball.com.

Learn to Dance for The Ball!
Vima Dance offers group & private lessons to all

Step out in style and learn to dance for the Edwardian Ball!

Vima Dance Studio is once again hosting ballroom dance classes for the aspiring Edwardian. Classes run from November through January, at a very special rate for Edwardian Ball-goers, including:

FREE Intro to Ballroom Classes. Learn the basic step in six partner dances. This is a great class if you are not sure what you want to learn and want to sample a bit of everything. Early Bird Special – Free Classes in November and December. Drop-ins are welcome!

$8 Salon and Variety classes. These group classes will offer a more in-depth look at some of the classic ballroom dances: Viennese Waltz, Tango, Slow Waltz, Fox Trot and even some Rumba! (Group Package 16 classes for $128)

Edwardian Intro Package: 1 private lesson for $30 (single or couple). One on one introduction to ballroom dancing, or refine dances that you already know.

For schedule of classes visit www.edwardianball.com/dance

Vima Dance Studio

560 Third Street, San Francisco, CA 94107

415-977-0203

www.vimadance.com

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