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Friday, March 12, 2010

The H.P. Lovecraft Tribute Servic

The H.P. Lovecraft Tribute Service will take place on Sunday, March 14, at the 1891 Ladd Observatory, frequented by H.P. Lovecraft in his boyhood years. Christian Henry Tobler, historian author of erudite and splendidly illustrated texts on German medieval combat, will preside as our Master of Ceremonies.
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In the years since the first such occasion held on March 15, 1987 the H.P. Lovecraft Tribute Service has become something of a Rhode Island tradition! Typically this annual event draws in excess of 130 persons. Gothic or vintage style attire is encouraged. After the proceedings at Ladd Observatory, all will be invited to gather at the gravesite of H.P. Lovecraft in Swan Point Cemetery, precisely two miles north from the performance setting.

H.P. Lovecraft was born on August 20, 1890 and died on March 15, 1937.

"Spring approaches, and Lovecraft's in the air!"

Event Title: H.P. Lovecraft...Revealed
Event Date: Sunday, March 14, 2010
Event Time: 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Event Location: Ladd Observatory, 210 Doyle Avenue at the corner of Hope Street, Providence, Rhode Island.

Event Organizer: Carl L. Johnson, Founder, H.P. Lovecraft Commemorative Activities Committee.

Master of Ceremonies: Christian Henry Tobler, author and historian who resides in Oxford, CT.

Admission: Free public attendance.

Program Content: We will commence with Mr. Tobler delivering a greeting and a "eulogy" briefly encapsulating the life and literary career of H.P. Lovecraft. Then there will be dramatic recitations of H.P. Lovecraft's poetry and prose offered by competent performers.

For further information, contact: Carl L. Johnson at e-mail carcosan@live.com or call (401) 356-1381.

This is not an RIFC Production

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