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Follow Sugar Skull Culture

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Sugar Skull Culture is an online store and community with a shared love for sugar skulls. We sell and promote fashionable sugar skull and skull-related products which include clothing and accessories, jewelry and home decor. Our own product lines reflect mantras for everyday life displayed in beautifully crafted sugar skull designs.

How did Sugar Skull Culture begin?

Sugar Skull Culture was born in 2014 from a love of sugar skulls and all they represent. While they can now be considered popular culture, their origin and meaning is steeped in history and tradition.

Sugar skulls originate from Mexico, where from 31st October to 2nd November every year they celebrate the lives of dearly departed family and friends. The 2nd November is known as the Day of the Dead, or Dia de los Muertos, and can be traced back to ancient traditions among Mexico’s pre-Columbian cultures.

On the Day of the Dead sugar skulls are often used to decorate the gravestones of the deceased. They are known as “sugar skulls” because traditionally they are made out of cane sugar and are decorated with colored foil, icing, beads, and feathers.

Sugar skulls are very colorful and whimsical, not scary at all. We hope you enjoy them as much as we do.

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Posted January 19, 2018 by si in Entertainment, Shopping, Uncategorized

100 Gigantic Skulls Spill Through the Vast Halls of a Museum

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Australian artist Ron Mueck has unveiled his largest installation ever with Mass, a collection of 100 monumental hand-cast skulls. Commissioned specially for the National Gallery of Victoria’s International Triennial, the imposing and ominous skulls pour through the galleries, each skull artfully placed into a tumbling mass.  Read more!

Posted January 17, 2018 by si in Events

Shop WTF Porcelain (@wtfporcelain)

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WTF Porcelain was founded to provide a resource for beautiful custom dinnerware and china you will not find anywhere else. Choose from a variety of beautiful designs in our store or have us make something just for you!
Planning a wedding? A fancy dinner party? Make it special with tableware that is unique, gorgeous, and crafted with extensive attention to detail.

Our porcelain is completely lead-free and foodsafe. We can create any design you have in mind – color, black and white, simple or intricate.

Contact us for more details on how to create your dinnerware or browse our “Shop” section now! Mention you found us on Facebook and receive a 5% discount!

Follow on Facebook! See us on Etsy!

Posted January 15, 2018 by si in Shopping, Uncategorized

Jan 19+20 – Midnight Death Parlor at The Weeping Glass. Once Upon A Midnight Dreary (Pittsburgh)

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HAPPY-ISH NEW YEAR!
As promised, today launches tickets for the next Midnight Death Parlor at The Weeping Glass. Once Upon A Midnight Dreary celebrates 209 years of the master of the macabre himself, Edgar Allen Poe.
Weston Peece from Nashville, TN will be stepping into the shoes of the legendary author and we will be offering TWO NIGHTS since space is extremely limited.
FRIDAY NIGHT: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/friday-the-midnight-death-parl…
SATURDAY NIGHT: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/saturday-the-midnight-death-pa…

Posted January 12, 2018 by si in Entertainment, Events, Uncategorized

Jan 13 – La Petite Mort: 21st Century Goth with DJ Scary Lady Sarah (Chicago)

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Held One Saturday Every Odd Month
An Array of Primarily 21st Century Music Curated by
DJ Scary Lady Sarah
to Enrich, Cultivate, & Invigorate the Gothic Spirit
in An Intimate & Evocative Environment

Socialize, Dance, Imbibe, Revel, Immerse…

10pm – 3am; 21+; no cover charge
DMen Tap, 2849 W. Belmont Avenue, Chicago
…delighted to announce now with new & improved sound system…

Presented by American Gothic Productions and KILTER magazine.

Posted January 10, 2018 by si in Entertainment, Events, Music, Uncategorized

Shop HalloweenTownStore.com

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*Please call for extended hours Sep-Oct.*

3 stores, open year round, Halloween Town is here to serve all of your Halloween, horror, and costume needs!

Halloween Town Costumes is at 3021 West Magnolia has everything you will need for any party, school function, Cosplay needs or play or film production. Wigs, makeup, accessories, costumes, masks and more!

Halloween Town Kids is at 3013 West Magnolia Blvd, Our kids store has a huge selection of costumes, makeup, pet costumes, clothing, toys, decor, novelties and more!
Everything you need for Halloween, dress up parties, school events, or just for fun!

The original Halloween Town store at 2921 West Magnolia is filled with props and decor, plus a huge selection of gifts, books, toys, apparel, housewares, home decor and more – you have to see it to believe it!

http://www.HalloweenTownStore.com/
http://instagram.com/halloweentownstore
https://twitter.com/HalloweenTownCA

 

Posted January 8, 2018 by si in Entertainment, Events, Shopping, Uncategorized

Jan 9 – Shimmer- Shoegaze/Dreampop Night w/ Scary Lady Sarah & Peroxide (Chicago)

Shimmer is a monthly evening devoted to shoegaze, dreampop, psych, drone, ethereal, space rock, nugaze, electrogaze & chillwave (you get the idea!) music brought to you by American Gothic Productions (purveyors of moody music in Chicago.)

Scary Lady Sarah & Philly Peroxide (your Dancing DJs™) spin a soundtrack of sonic incandescence alongside sparkling visuals in a special glitter-friendly venue, Slippery Slope, in the neighbourhood of Logan Square, Chicago! Great club, great staff, great sound, great drinks, great location! ♥

SHIMMER- home of the ChiGazers; where Chicago’s shoegaze fans & bands meet & hang out.

Slippery Slope, 2357 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago
21+ / 9pm-2am / FREE to get in!

Come out & chill, drink, sway…..and shimmer with us.
★☆★☆★☆★☆★☆★☆★☆★☆★☆★☆★☆★☆★☆

Please like the Shimmer page- see our playlists, make requests, say hi! 🙂
https://www.facebook.com/ShimmerChicago

#shoegaze #dreampop #psych #chigaze #ethereal

Posted January 5, 2018 by si in Entertainment, Events, Music

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