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Spotlight on Boston

By Ben Douglas

Section: Arts

October 5, 2007

Zombie Film Marathon
Saturday, Oct. 6, 2007, 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.
55 Davis Square, Somerville, MA 02144

Brains! People eating brains! Dead people eating brains! And all other sorts of delicious organs inside the human body. Zombies are scary, this is true, and all the more reason to watch 12 hours of zombie films throughout the night. Movies will include such classics as I Walked with a Zombie (1943), Re-Animator (1985), and Brain/Dead (1992). And then at 7 a.m. you can catch the bus back to Brandeis and your friends will think you're a zombie from your pale skin and incomprehensible speech patterns! Little known fact: Zombies speak Latin (It's a dead language)! Tickets are $24 in advance and $30 day-of-show.

For more information, please visit http://www.somervilletheatreonline.com/.

Honk! Festival Parade
Sunday, Oct. 7, 2007, 12 p.m. Parade begins
Davis Square, Elm Street, Beech Street, Mass Avenue, to Harvard Square

20 marching bands from around the world are led by Car Talk's Click and Clack to reclaim the streets for horns, bikes and feet. Join the parade of jubilee and bring some noise! Everyone is invited to the festivities. All types of music will be played as well from different cultures, from New Orleans to Brazil to Romania.

For more information, please visit http://www.honkfest.org/.

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