"HorrorHound Magazine has teamed up with the world’s largest online horror Web site, Bloody-Disgusting.com, as well as Convention All Stars, to create a weekend of horror July 6-8. Horrorhound Weekend will feature special events, give-aways, a film festival and prize opportunities, and will allow fans to meet with their favorite genre celebrities. Plus, there will be a collectible and movie-centric festival dedicated to the world of horror. Celebrity guests include William Forsythe (Hack!, The Unlikely’s, 88 Minutes), Jeff Fahey (Lawnmower Man, Grindhouse), Tom Savini (From Dusk Till Dawn, Dawn of the Dead), P.J. Soles (Halloween, Carrie), Ken Foree (Dawn of the Dead, Devils Rejects), Sid Haig (House of 1000 Corpses), Tony Todd (Candyman), James Duval (Donnie Darko, ID4), Bill Moseley (Chainsaw Massacre 2, Devils Rejects), Andrew Bryniarski (Chainsaw Massacre remake) and even former WWE champion Chris Jericho.
Tickets are $20 per person for Friday and Saturday and $17 for Sunday admission; $50 for a three-day pass. The event is at the Marriot Hotel East. For information, go to www.horrorhoundweekend.com.
InConJunction XXVII, Indiana’s longest-running sci-fi and fantasy convention, will take place July 6-8 at the Sheraton Hotel & Suites, Keystone at the Crossing.
The author guest of honor is George R. R. Martin, writer of the A Song of Ice and Fire series. Artist guest of honor is Sherry Hitch, visual effects compositor with Industrial Light & Magic. She has worked on Pirates of the Caribbean, Van Helsing, War of the Worlds, Episode III: Revenge of the Sith and Pirates of the Caribbean 2: the Curse of the Black Pearl, among others. Musical guests include Gregory Morris Group, Tom Smith and Virgil.
Many more featured guests, plus panels, an art show, auction, gaming, masquerade, dealers room and much more are also part of the event. A charity auction Saturday will benefit the Indiana Literacy Association and the Kennedy’s Disease Association. Registration is $45. See www.inconjunction.org for details.