Horror Films to Watch on Halloween

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So, everyone knows you’re supposed to watch horror films on Halloween. That’s no secret! Have you gotten your dose of spooky in for the season yet? If not, check out this list of my favorite horror films to watch.

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Saw – These movies are so creepy!! The main character, Jigsaw, puts people into ridiculous situations that they can either get out of, or die trying.

It – We all know about the creepy clown. You won’t want to go near one for quite some time after this.

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Poltergeist – This movie is creepy, but not gory or bloody. Thank goodness – But don’t look into the light!

The Cabin in the Woods

The Devils Rejects – Not particularly spooky but there’s some killing and crime being done.

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Trick r Treat – Always check your candy!

The Amityville Horror

The Ring

Hokus Pocus – Those witches can’t get me! Everyone remembers this oldie but goodie!

Anyone like art?? Fugue State – Tricia Butski

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Hey there! So, does anyone like art? Just FYI, there’s a fab art display at the Rosalie “Roz” Steiner Art Gallery right now until November 2nd, 2017. The art is both “alluring and grotesque” – perfect for this spooky Halloween season.

 

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You may or may not know, but this exhibit can be viewed Monday – Friday from 10am til 2 pm. The drawings are large scale and done in charcoal. It’s called Fugue State by Tricia Butski and she uses elements of distortion and fragmentation to take on images of human beings.

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If you haven’t checked it out yet, I thoroughly suggest you do so as soon as possible. You’re absolutely in for a treat… No tricks here! – unless they’re up this artist’s sleeve ๐Ÿ™‚

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Boo Ball, a Night of Fright Around the Corner.

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It’s the time of year where you don old costumes, pull out the excess rolls of toilet paper (to clean up parties), and lament the absence of the great pumpkin. Wax hands hasn’t stolen the creepiest thing for this month at GCC. Of course I’m speaking about Boo Ball. Now you can’t go around pranking anyone, so you may ask where are the scares. The scary thing is that you’ll actually help someone if you party at this event. The price of admission, and yes there is one, will cost you a dollar or one canned good. They send the food to the homeless here in the area, where I assume there are not as many awesome Harry Potter themed parties.

The theme of this year’s Boo Ball is in fact Harry Potter. Yes, you too can release your repressed inner nerd in this costume based eve of frivolity, which will leave some of us in tears, for better or for worse. Despite whatever dissension you think I follow I’ll set the record straight; I think it’s gonna be awesome, and this is with fandoms likes, and background aside. There are only a few of these dances in the near distant future, and for the overall year the amount is slimmer still. If you want the chance to participate then I personally invite you as a member of CAB supporting this thing.

If I have peaked your interest then allow me to sate your voracious mind, and the questions I know are bubbling in your brain. This event will have more than just dancing planned, we’ll have food for the hungry, the college students, and potions for the venturous. But we have more than just food and drink. Attend and you will learn that the college village members have been assigned a house corresponding to the their residency, oh, and there will be games. If you fancy yourself a dueler, a match may clear your head; if perhaps you have some Felix Felecis, and desire a chance to sport your luck, then partaking in the scavenger hunt is in order. However, even I can’t tell what fate awaits the winning house, and only time will tell the victors prize; and it surely awaits in candy, and glory.

For those who don’t want to pay then maybe some work will do the trick. The event could use volunteers to make this thing stand out, and of course you’d meet the men and women behind the scenes. Everyone at CAB has a heart of gold, and the price to pay, of time and effort, you’re rewarded with a company of those with the heart to hold all these college events, and the skill to organize them. If you can donate and volunteer you would be a hero in my eyes, and I am sure those you’d help would too.

The games and fright is on ghosts and ghouls, and I would be delighted to see any of you there that fateful night, to sit a spell, or show your dance moves. This event will be fun, and from what I know there will be enough sweets to satisfy your palate; you’ll gain your dollars worth of entry: that, I guarantee. Have some fun, share some laughs, and enjoy the Harry Potter themed madness. Halloween comes only once a year, so I always make the best of it. I hope to see you at the Boo Ball on Thursday, October 30th from 8-12pm.