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Halloween Events This Weekend

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If the department stores can put their Christmas merch out already, we can sure as hell start celebrating Halloween!

Friday, October 12th

Rosemary's Billygoat, who always put on a special-effects extravaganza along with some serious rocking, will be playing at The Haunt at the Northridge Fashion Center. There will also be three haunted houses and a Fall Festival. Rosemary's Billygoat plays at 9pm.

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The CIA (California Institute of Abnormal Arts) in North Hollywood's Fright Night event will be showing two films, Terror of Frankenstein and Night of the Living Dead. Inbetween, they will premier the Radioactive Chicken Heads new video. Expect the unexpected. 9:15pm 11334 Burbank Blvd in North Hollywood

Tonight is the opening reception for Overlook the Undergrowth, an exhibit featuring the works of Reppeteaux (a little bit witchy, fairy, goth-y, Roald Dahl-inspired) and Chris Ryniak (Frank Frazetta meets Big Daddy Roth meets the Audubon Guide) 7pm - 11pm at the THINKSPACE gallery 4210 Santa Monica Blvd.

Saturday, October 13th

Acres of Books in Long Beach will be hosting a ghost hunt at 1pm, followed by live music, culminating in the reception for their Dark Arts exhibition (Featuring the artwork of Lori Cadena!) at 7pm. Free. 240 Long Beach Blvd. Long Beach

The Art Deco Society will provide guided walking toursof the Hollywood Forever Cemetary between 11am and 1pm, leaving every 1/2 hour. Tours last 1 1/2 to 2 hours. This is probably the only Halloween event that suggests you bring a hat and sunscreen. $13

Sunday, October 14th

Don't miss the Bordello's Voodoo Vixens Burlesque show, hosted by Count Smokula. 10pm. The Bordello 901 E 1st St. downtown LA. $12

Ongoing

If you were horrified by the documentary Hell House, you'll love this faithful interpretation by an ever-changing, big-name cast of comedians at Hollywood Hell House every Thursday, Friday and Saturday in October. The first tour departs at 8:30pm sharp and every 15 minutes there after until the last one at 10:45pm. 385 N. La Cienega Blvd. West Hollywood, CA 90048