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Halloween

Posted by Emma McClatchey | Oct 12, 2017

Meet horror movie icons, get a tattoo, embody a zombie. The eighth-annual Halloweenapalooza horror showcase -- taking place in the purportedly haunted Hotel Ottumwa -- is full to the brim...

Posted by Emma McClatchey | Oct 10, 2017

This Friday the 13th, pack your sleeping bag, head to FilmScene and steel yourself for 12 hours of horror.

Posted by Rob Cline | Sep 27, 2017

'Macbeth' Granger House Victorian Museum -- Saturday, Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. Marion's Granger House holds some spooky secrets of its own. -- photo by Ian Poellet Things are about...

Posted by Zak Neumann | Oct 20, 2016

Inside Carnival Chaos at Scream Acres. Friday, Oct. 14, 2016. -- photo by Zak Neumann Scream Acres started as a haunted hay rack ride in the early 2000s. Since then,...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | Oct 7, 2016

Circle of Ash Linn County Fairgrounds -- opens Friday, Oct. 7 at 8 p.m. 'Tis the season to be terrified, and there is a flurry of activity happening in the...

Posted by Simeon Talley | Oct 29, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4CW_Ja6yj4 Winterland Iowa City Yacht Club -- Saturday, Oct. 31 at 10 p.m. There's something fitting about Winterland performing at Yacht Club for Halloween. For those not familiar Winterland is...

Posted by Ashley Murphy | Oct 29, 2015

Halloween at Gabe's Gabe's -- Saturday, Oct. 31 at 10 p.m. tiny mind MASSIVE soulGabe's is celebrating Halloween in local, DIY fashion this Saturday night with a haunting lineup of...

Posted by Mal Zook | Oct 20, 2015

A UI student browses tombstones of ancient deities -- photo by Mal Zook Secular Students at Iowa, a student group for agnostic and atheist Hawkeyes, is hosting a “Graveyard of...

Posted by Alea Adigweme | Oct 24, 2014

Halloween is only one week away, but the Iowa City parties have already started. Still deciding on a costume? Ditch the generic and/or offensive ...

Granger House Museum
Posted by Josephine Holmes | Oct 23, 2014

The Granger House Museum in Marion was built in the late 1800s. By offering events targeted at adults, they are hoping to broaden the museum's audience. -- image courtesy of...

Posted by Tonya Kehoe | Oct 30, 2013

Jimmy Hoenshell (I hope you are reading this wherever you are) lived on D Ave in 1977. When we were in first grade, his dad worked at the Wonder Bread...

The Visitor!
Posted by Drew Bulman | Oct 28, 2013

FilmScene is hosting a fright-filled triple feature at its Scene 1 theater in Downtown Iowa City this Halloween. The local non-profit has spent the last few days revealing...

Posted by Carmen Machado | Oct 25, 2013

Stop traffic in a sexy sweet corn disguise -- collage by Rachel Jessen One of the pleasures of Halloween is seeing the hilariously improbable costumes that some companies manage to...

Posted by Weekender | Oct 25, 2012

Hello and welcome to the "HalloWeekender!" If you're planning on getting down in the name of Halloween, this is the weekend to do it. Over the next few days, I'm...

Posted by Weekender | Oct 27, 2011

This week, you get two Weekenders for the price of one, assuming that you actually paid to read this column. One is a regular version. The other is a digest...

Posted by Adrianne Behning | Nov 1, 2010

This weekend the streets were crawling with folks in their best Halloween attire, and I couldn't click my camera fast enough. I did manage to snap some of the characters...