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Press Release: Horror Realm Week & Horror Realm Convention Coming Up Sept 13-19

9 September 2010 by

Only 8 days until Horror Realm, Pittsburgh’s modern horror convention, opens the doors on its second year! But we have activities and events all next week leading up to the convention, beginning next Monday.

Pre-Convention Events:

  • Monday, September 13 @ 7 PM

Rhiannon Frater Book Signing Event

Meet the author of The Tale of the Vampire Bride, Pretty When She Dies and the award winning As the World Dies zombie trilogy, which has been optioned to be made into a film or television series

Joseph Beth Booksellers – 510 S. 27th Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203 (South Side Works)
All ages – Free Admission

  • Tuesday, September 14 @ 7 PM

Pittsburgh Paranormal Society Discussion Program

Horror Realm is pleased to present an evening of paranormal tales & discussion. Join PPS founder and leader Shawn Kelly as he discusses coexisting with spirits, understanding paranormal activities in our lives, and investigations conducted by PPS since its start in 2006. Questions are encouraged during the presentation!

Indian Summer in Stoner Center – 4136 Library Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15234 (Castle Shannon)
All ages – $10 admission

  • Wednesday, September 15 @ 10 PM

Horror Film Night at The Oaks Theater
The Gates of Hell – 35mm print

The Oaks Theater – 310 Allegheny River Boulevard, Oakmont, PA 15139
All ages but most suitable for 18 and over – $5 admission

  • Thursday, September 16 @ 10 PM

Horror Realm Rock Night

Rev up for the convention with a horror & zombie rock show featuring:

  • The Forbidden Five
  • Special guest Kevin Van Hentenryck, star of Basket Case
  • The Whips
  • Father Flamethrower
  • The Wakening

The Smiling Moose – 1306 East Carson Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203 (South Side)
21 & over – $5 cover

Horror Realm Convention dealer room/guest hours are:
Friday 9/17 4 PM to 10 PM
Saturday 9/18 10 AM to 7 PM
Sunday 9/19 11 AM to 5 PM

Tickets may be purchased at the door:
Weekend (3-day) – $30 which includes a free gift and free admission to the costume ball on Saturday night
Single Day (Fri or Sat) – $15 – Saturday ticket includes free admission to the costume ball
Sunday Steel City Special – $10
Kids 12 and under are free with a parent or guardian

Don’t forget all the fun and special events we have lined up:

  • VHS room videos – Friday from 6 PM to ? and Saturday from noon to ? – see website for film lineup
  • Pittsburgh Film Workers Awards – Friday @ 9 PM – free admission
  • Horror Cabaret – Friday @ 10:30 PM – free admission
  • Appearance by Bill Cardille – Saturday noon to 4 PM only
  • Sneak preview of Chain Letter on Saturday @ 2 PM – see it before it hits theaters in October!
  • Tattoo Contest – Saturday @ 6:15 PM
  • Night of the Living Dead Costume Ball presented by Magic Hat Brewing – Saturday @ 9 PM – free with a weekend or Saturday pass, otherwise $5 to the public – 18 and older please
  • Little Monsters kids program – Sunday @ 10 AM

Horror Realm
September 17-19, 2010
Crowne Plaza Pittsburgh South (across from South Hills Village)

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