A press release from the organizers of the Horror Realm convention:
Horror RealmTM, Pittsburgh's modern horror convention, announces a week's worth of activities leading up to the convention which takes place Sept. 17-19, 2010:
A book signing event featuring Rhiannon Frater, author of "As the World Dies," on Monday, Sept. 13 at Joseph Beth Booksellers in Southside Works.
Pittsburgh Paranormal Society lecture/presentation on Tuesday, Sept. 14 at Indian Summer in the Stoner Center in Castle Shannon.
Horror film program at The Oaks Theater on Wednesday, Sept. 15.
Rock show at The Smiling Moose on Thursday, Sept. 16.
Details on each Horror RealmTM week event will be announced as they become available. All events will be scheduled in the evening (7 PM or later).
The following guests have just been confirmed to appear at Horror RealmTM:
John Saxon, a Golden Globe Award winning actor who has made hundreds of film and television appearances but is best known to horror fans for roles in the films "Nightmare on Elm Street," "Black Christmas," to name but a few.
Beverly Bonner, who appeared in the films "Frankenhooker," "Brain Damage" and the entire "Basket Case" series. She is the third Basket Case alum on the guest list, joining Kevin Van Hentenryck and Terri Susan Smith (Ahu).
David Crawford, who played Dr. Foster in the original version of "Dawn of the Dead". Crawford joins fellow Dawn cast members Ken Foree, Sharon Ceccatti-Hill, Joe Shelby, Tony Buba and director of photography Mike Gornick.
On Saturday, Sept. 18 there will be a monster costume ball in the evening after the dealer room closes (time TBA). Admission is free with the purchase of a weekend or Friday/Saturday day pass ($5 cover at the door without a convention admission).
There's still time to take advantage of vendor tables and advanced ticket purchase at a discount - prices are good through March 31. Visit the convention web site at www.horrorrealmcon.com for information.