Walter Sickert's "Squidhouse of Horror" is just one of the many places to get your freak on tomorrow night
Okay, okay, so we missed a few nights in this countdown. Blame it on Sandy, that party-crashing harpy. Plus, wasn't the rabid crush of humanity raiding every supermarket in town over the past few days in search of canned good and bottled water scary enough? Still having nightmares about the lines at Trader Joes on Sunday night.
The Luxury are attending The Pill's 10th Annual Halloween show as Oasis on Wednesday
Well, shit, is it the weekend already? Best speed up this countdown to 'Ween and hit you with a two-fer today. As is tradition, bands are dressing up (musically, that is) as their favorite artists-- dead or alive-- and headlining Halloween cover and tribute shows around town this weekend and on Halloween night.
Check out the first episode of their new reality
show – the video I mention in this week’s cover story -- and read about a group of Bostonians bringing
paranormal investigation to our city's communities of color.
HALLOWEEN PUBCRAWL BOSTON
| PubCrawls.com presents this massive Halloween bar crawl, kicking off at Goodbar. Costums very strongly encouraged, obviously
| Friday + Halloween night @ 5 pm at Goodbar
| $15 | wantickets.com
BEWICKED PUB CRAWL| Boston Ski & Sports Club presents the costume crawl, which
kicks off at Kings and stops at bars along Boylston Street.
Throwed's Haunted Mansion at the Middle East
If you want to do the monster mash (or just rub up against a mysterious stranger all night) you're in luck. Because there are a ton of Halloween dance parties going down this weekend and on Halloween night. We rounded up just a few of the Top 40, hip-hop, goth (Ceremony picked a good week to celebrate their 16th year as one of this city's best goth and darkwave nights), rock, and electro Halloween dance-til-you-drop-dead dance parties around town.
The Exorcist screens Saturday as part of the Coolidge's12th Annual Horror Marathon
And on the 8th day of Halloween, the dark lords gave to me...a bunch of scary movies and horror marathons screening in town this week in honor of the holiday. From old school thrillers to classic monster movies to all-out gorefests, we've got your bloodthirst for freaky flicks covered right here.
SBS Halloween Party
"FRIDAY NIGHT SIMPLY HALLOWEEN
2012" | Your basic costume party-- come as what or whoever you want, or
even as yourself (though costumes are strongly encouraged and it's pretty lame not to at least throw on a fake moustache or something, bro). Top 40s spun all
night long, costume contest, and more | 9 pm | Brighton Beer
Garden, 386 Market St, Brighton
| $15 | 617.
SpookyWorld is a bloody good time
With All Hallow's Eve 2K12 just ten days away, we're counting down the nights with all the spooky ooky, creepy crawly things there are to do in this town (and just outside it) this Halloween. That, plus all the costume parties, Halloween cover shows, themed pub crawls, seasonal dinners, and the like that you can cram into the end of your October.
Welcome to "Meet the Mayor," a segment in which we interview local Foursquare Mayors in
their natural habitats.
Boston CostumeJohn Von Bittrich
What are you being
for Halloween?A 40 of Colt 45.
...How?We [Boston Costume] have a big foam costume shaped like a 40.
It's a mascot-type costume.
Fact: This guy will not be having sex tonight
Attention all Boston coeds: we'd like to issue an official statement. Squeezing into a 10-year-old's party skirt, teetering around on six-inch heels, and slapping some sort of animal headgear on your dome does not qualify as a costume. Maybe a particuarly festive streetwalker.
"Revenge of Freeky Fright Nights" exhibit opens at Fourth Wall Project on Friday, October 28
and John Yates | Wreck
the Halls: Cake Wrecks Gets "Festive" discussion at the Brookline
Booksmith on Thursday, October 27 @ 7 pm | brooklinebooksmith.com
Revenge Of...Freeky Fright Nights: Annual Halloween Horror Ho
Down Exhibition | Group exhibition showcasing Halloween-themed new works by
local artists at the Fourth Wall Project from Friday, October 28-Monday,
If getting chased through the backwoods of New Hampshire by a guy (ostensibly in character) with a (chain-less, but STILL) chain saw sounds like your idea of a good time, then Spookyworld -- and the many other scary-ass, blood-spattered haunted houses, museums, and landmarks we've rounded up here -- is for you.
Get your party on, just try not to end up like this guy this Halloween
of spending Halloween in a smelly (what is that? Is that cheese? I think it might be cheese) Allston basement fighting through hordes of drunken hipsters in un-ironically ironic (ironically un-ironic?) costumes to get to the
keg before the Natty Ice runs out?
Fear not, we've rounded up all the 21+ events at which you can guzzle all the pumpkin beer you desire.
This just in: according to real estate website Zillow, Boston ranks 2nd on their list of the Top 20 Best Cities to Trick-Or-Treat,
falling just below San Francisco and just above Honolulu (New York
didn't even make the list.) And while that's great news for all the
kiddies in town looking to stockpile Snickers this year, we're hoping
Zillow's Trick-Or-Treat index also applies to adult Halloween