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45th Anniversary Night Of The Living Dead Screening

Tonight in Pittsburgh, the Senator John Heinz History Center is hosting a 45th anniversary screening of George Romero's Night of the Living Dead along with a contest to find the city's best zombie.

This event is being held in support of their new exhibition of 1968: The Year That Rocked America.

The fun starts in just under an hour so, if you're thinking of going, you better run like the living dead are chasing you!

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"Watch "Night of the Living Dead" at the History Center… if you dare. The 1968 cult classic, which revolutionized the horror genre, was filmed in and around Pittsburgh by the "Godfather of Zombies” George A. Romero, and celebrates its 45th anniversary this year. Frightfully fun snacks and refreshments, including alcoholic beverages, popcorn, and retro candy, will be available for purchase.

  • 5 - 7 p.m.: Behind-the-scenes tours of the History Center's new exhibition, 1968: The Year That Rocked America
  • 7 p.m.: Pittsburgh's Best Zombie Contest and "Night of the Living Dead" screening

The winners of the inaugural Pittsburgh's Best Zombie Contestwill be crowned the Zombie King and Queen of Pittsburgh, and will each receive a prize package including a ScareHouse prize coffin with two RIP passes to The ScareHouse 2013, and merchandise from House of the Dead, Pittsburgh's premier zombie store. To enter, just show up dead and ready to scare!"

Find out the full info on their event page.

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