Celebrations of H.P. Lovecraft—the master of weird fiction and favorite son of Rhode Island—are poised to take over the city this fall in the form of dramatizations and, delightfully, a new “institute of horror studies.” Much like the mysterious grey infection spreading across Ammi Pierce’s farm, Lovecraft-related commemorations seem to be growing exponentially.
Cthulhu Calls! Celebrate H.P.’s B-Day at This Lovecraftian Bar and Festival
A bar named Lovecraft opened on Avenue B two weekends ago, just in time for its namesake’s birthday: H.P. Lovecraft, the horror writer who’s influenced the likes of Stephen King and Guillermo Del Toro, would have turned 124 this Wednesday.