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Mark your calendars! April 6 Cyberfest Chicago featuring Covenant

CyberFest Chicago
šÿńthwåvė – įńdûśtrïál – ębm

The Rain Within – project .44
The Gothsicles – Biocarbon 13
?XXXX? – DJ Scary Lady Sarah

final band and vendor announcement 2/12/18

$25 Presale / $30 Door
7pm doors – 8pm show
21 and Over



Posted February 19, 2018 by si in Entertainment, Events

Feb 17: Nocturna Valentine’s Ball w/ DJ Scary Lady Sarah (Chicago)

Nocturna, now in its 29th year, is an 18+ dark alternative dance night held once every other month (more or less) in Chicago. DJ Scary Lady Sarahspins a highly request-driven mix of current & classic goth, industrial, post-punk, deathrock, ethereal, shoegaze, new wave, ebm, darkwave, dark indie & more. Come dance until dawn!

*♥* For this Nocturna, the first of 2018, we present our annual “NEW LOVES & BROKEN HEARTS VALENTINE BALL” theme and will feature:

• Live free photo booth by the amazing GlitterGuts Photobooth (dress to impress- red & black!)

• The return of the VALENTINE’S MAILBOX GAME! Send your secret crush a message, anonymous or not (or just mess with your friends!) Free & running all night. ♥

• GIVEAWAYS for this night include:
– The brand new CD “GOD” by San Francisco seminal industrial bandXorcist
– Guest list spots to CyberFest Chicago featuring Covenant!!!
– Nocturna t-shirts;
– More to be announced

• VENDORS for this night include:

– Dreaded Jenocide: The Place for Lovely Spooky Things offering spooky barrettes, accessories, makeup, clothing, homewares & more!

– Ballion Design: Vintage silverware transformed into beautiful one-of-a-kind rings, earrings, and pendants

– Artist Angela Bachman of Grey Engel Artwork will have a selection of her beautiful prints on sale

– Art By Rembry: Various artwork: original paintings, drawings, art prints, sculptures, jewelry boxes, and magnets.

– NOCTURNA t-shirts & Scary Lady Sarah’s own “One Inch Worlds” pin badges

• Complimentary Valentine’s, candy & treats for all

• Total broken hearts/new loves decor (*wear red & black!*)

• Coat check will be open!

At Metro, 3730 N. Clark St, Chicago
11pm – 5am / 18+ / $10.

Thank you so much! Please help spread the word by sharing this event page- especially now that FB limits how many people one person can invite! Looking forward to seeing you there!!! 🙂 ♥

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Join the NOCTURNA FB group, too:

Nocturna is an American Gothic Productions event…
Specialists in Dark Nightlife…

Posted February 2, 2018 by si in Entertainment, Events, Music, Photographs, Shopping

Mark your calendars for March 16! 2018 Autumn/Winter Collection, Revenants fashion show (Milwaukee)


SILVERSÄRK, MILWAUKEE, WI – Stephanie Schultz is pleased to announce the debut of her 2018
Autumn/Winter Collection, Revenants. The fashion show, which will benefit the Cancer Research Institute,
will be held on Friday, March 16th, 2018, inside the dynamic Hot Water Warehouse!

Designer and owner of Silversärk, Stephanie Schultz, will take attendees on a sociological
examination of vampire lore and mythology throughout the ages in her riveting new show, Revenants:
Legends Never Die. The showcase will feature new couture pieces, inspired by historical figures, fiction and
folklore, relating to the mythos of vampirism. To compliment this stunning collection, one-of- a-kind
headpieces will be made and provided by Deborah Olson, Milliner Extraordinaire, with upcycled jewelry
pieces by Joan Junghans of Muses Jewelry. The evening will include a special performance by worldrenowned
accordion and bandoneon player Stas Venglevski, and will feature local drag queens Omēga
Nightshade, Aubrey del Mar, Gluttoni Sinn and Melee McQueen.

This event will benefit Silversärk’s 2018 charity of choice: The Cancer Research Institute. The 501c3
non-profit organization is “a powerful organization of research scientists and leadership staff dedicated to
an important mission. Together, we work to develop immunotherapy as a cure for all cancers, connect a
community of Immunoadvocates, and pave the way for a future free from cancer.”

Silversärk garments will be available for purchase in the VIP Balcony (open to all attendees) with a
portion of sales going to CRI. Her one-of-a-kind garments range in price from $30-$350.
VIP Tickets are $30.00 per person, and include 7PM early entry, reserved seating, Hors d’oeuvres in the VIP
Balcony, and a swag bag featuring unique and one of a kind gifts supplied by artisans such as Shane Thelen,
Aurora’s Apothecary, and more. General Admission tickets are $15.00 per person, include 8PM entry and
standing room only.

For more information about Silversärk, and to purchase tickets, please visit and

For more information on The Cancer Research Institute, visit

Posted January 24, 2018 by si in Entertainment, Events

100 Gigantic Skulls Spill Through the Vast Halls of a Museum


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

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


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.

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

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


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



*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!


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

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