June’s the time to get to downtown and check out the amazing works of Jacksonville horror artist Jerrod Brown. See attached slideshow of horror stars – Robert Englund, Tippi Hedren, Malcolm McDowell, and more – posing with the artist and his works. While attending Brown’s Meet and Greet at “chrislesleyart” during Artwalk Wednesday, venture next door to the Midtown Deli for the Dark Arts Bazaar.
Wednesday, June 5. Horror Artist Jerrod Brown Meet and Greet Reception, during Artwalk, 6 to 10 p.m., The ‘chrislesleyart’ Gallery, 121 W. Forsyth Street. Gallery show runs June 1 to June 30.
Wednesday, June 5. Dark Arts Bazaar, during Artwalk, 5 to 9 p.m., Midtown Deli & Cafe, 100 N. Laura Street. Featuring curious creations of Germ Spider Designs, Twisted Eye Candy, Woodley Special Effects, Welcome to Elsewhere, Teas by David, The Bone Mistress, Cedar Creek Leathers, Geexs, Hammerhall Gaming, Jason Wright, Max Michaels, Riley Hendricks. Performances by Fahrenheit 360, DJ E-N-S and DJ Revenant spin dark alt. $3 New Castle, Sam Adams.
Thursday, June 6, 7:15 p.m., “Sun Don’t Shine” at Sun-Ray Cinema, 1028 Park Street. This first full-length neo-noir feature directed by FSU grad/actress Amy Seimetz (“A Horrible Way to Die,” “Tiny Furniture”) explores the dangerous past and potentially dangerous future of a couple (Kate Lyn Sheil and Kentucker Audley) as they travel along Central Florida’s gulf coast. Tim Massett of Sun-Ray calls Sheil’s performance “stomach churning.”
Thursday, June 6, 10 p.m. Eastern. “In the Flesh” premieres on BBC America. Been missing “The Walking Dead”? Check out this Brit zombie drama in which dead teen Kieren Walker (Luke Newberry) and others return to their town re-animated and medicated to control their flesh-eating tendencies.
Friday, June 7, 9 p.m. Jacksonville Zombiewalk SUMMER SCREAM!!! At 1904 Music Hall, 19 Ocean Street: Zombie Cosplay. Fire performances by Molotov Cocktail Party. Zombie Burlesque performance by Ashley de la Zombie. Music by: The Gootch (rock/funk), DJ E-N-S and DJ Suzi Rok. Art & Craft Vendors: Teas by David, Welcome to Elsewhere, Johanna Moresco, Sailor Girl Accessories, Twisted Eye Candy, Germ Spider Designs, Stark Designs, Scenic Art Productions and Fallen Asher Designs. At Atticus Bar (fka Phoenix Taproom), 325 W. Forsyth St.: Nakhiel, The Noctambulant, Leprosy and Denied Til Death.
Tuesday, June 11. The Jacksonville Horror Movie Fans Meetup Group attends “The Purge.” Movie at 9 p.m. at Tinseltown, 4535 Southside, Jacksonville, with dinner before the show at Mellow Mushroom at 6. Click here to join the group to attend this meetup.
Saturday, June 22. The Jacksonville Horror Movie Fans Meetup Group attends “World War Z.” Movie at 11 a.m. at Tinseltown, 4535 Southside, Jacksonville. Click here to join the group to attend this meetup.
COMING SOON TO THEATERS
The Purge (June 7)
World War Z (June 21)
Byzantium (June 28)
RECENT HORROR DVD RELEASES
The ABC’s of Death
Blood for Irina
Curandero: Dawn of the Demon
Elfie Hopkins: Cannibal Hunter
Grave Encounters 2
A Haunted House
Last Kind Words
Night of the Living Dead: Resurrection
Shadow People Shanks
Texas Chainsaw 3D
The Town That Dreaded Sundown
UPCOMING HORROR DVD RELEASES
Warm Bodies (June 4)
Sadako 3D (June 4)
Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters (June 11)
Come Out and Play (June 18)
The Last Exorcism Part II (June 18)
Stoker (June 18)
Dead Souls (June 25)
Hansel & Gretel Get Baked (June 25)
Crawlspace (June 25)
The Call (June 25)