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H.P. LOVECRAFT WALKING TOUR

Special tour will explored Lovecraft’s favorite Providence haunts

on Saturday, Oct. 19 at 11:00 a.m. and Sunday, Oct. 20 at 12:00 Noon

 

(THANKS TO ALL OF YOU WHO MADE THIS YEAR TOURS SUCH A SUCCESS!)

 

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Providence native and cult horror writer H.P. Lovecraft was the subject of a special walking tour and film series during the annual FLICKERS: Rhode Island International Horror Film Festival (RIHFF), October 17-20th. The tour took place this year on two days: Saturday, October 19th at 11:00 a.m. and Sunday, October 20th at 12:00 Noon.

 

lovecraftThe 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 lead by the Rhode Island Historical Society.  Lovecraft's "Providence stories" (written between 1924 and 1935) provide the basis for this walk.  Lovecraft wrote eloquently, and in great detail, about such landmarks as Prospect Terrace, the First Baptist Church, and Benefit Street houses.  Participants will see the site of his former home, as well as locales mentioned in The Case of Charles Dexter Ward, The Haunter of the Dark, The Shunned House, and The Call of Cthulhu.

 

Following the tour, which lasted for approximately 90 minutes, participants were treated to a ticket to see premiere films inspired by Lovecraft. The screenings took place on Saturday, 1:00 p.m at the Paff Theatre,

University of Rhode Island, Feinstein Providence Campus

80 Washington Street, Providence; and on Sunday, 2:30 p.m. at the Providence Public Library Theatre, 150 Empire Street, Providence, RI.

 

“It is amazing how Lovecraft’s horror writing still resonates with audiences today and his work has become such an inspiration for filmmakers across the world,” commented Shawn Quirk, Programming Director of the FLICKERS: RI International Horror Film Festival.

 

“Providence provided the inspiration for his most chilling and terrifying stories. This walking tour is a wonderful opportunity for his fans to connect with the man behind the writer.”

 

Please feel free to call the RIIFF office to make reservations or to have any questions answered: 401.861.4445.

 

Event Details & Advance Tickets:

Saturday, October 19 and Sunday, October 20, 2013

"H. P. Lovecraft” Walking Tour & Film Screening

 

LOCATION: Walking Tour Presentation: John Brown House at 52 Power Street

COST: $18.00

 

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CLOSED UNTIL NEXT YEAR...


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