Saturday, July 18, 2009
All horror enthusiasts are formally invited to participate in The Third Annual South Side Zombie Walk. The event will take place in Pittsburgh's South Side on July 18th.
Itinerary of the Living Dead:
7:00 - 8:00 PM - All Zombies report to the Town Tavern
2009 East Carson Street
Apply make up if you haven't already. Practice saying groaning and saying "Braaaiiinnnss....need braaaiiinnnnssss". Enjoys some yummy Straub beer.
(Under 21 zombies can congregate outside or at the Bee Hive a few blocks away)
8:00 PM - Begin Walk.
Professor Emcee Square will start the walk.
Zombies exit and shamble about for a period of one hour. Eat, drink, explore the shops, but when on the street you must stay in Zombie Mode.
(See Rules of Conduct & "What is a Zombie Walk" below)
9:00 PM - Zombies Disperse.
The Zombie Walk is over. But wait! There's more...
The Concert for the Living Dead at The Rex Theater
(1602 E. Carson Street)
Showtime will be 9:00 PM
Festivities at The Rex will include:
Live Filming of the It's Alive Show
The Comedy Stylings of Stiffy The Dead Clown
The Jack N Dick Show featuring Mister Neighbor
Zombie Burlesque Girls
Andrew the Impaled
Tickets will be $13.00 at the door
No advance ticket sales so don't be late!
The Rex show is an over 21 event. The Zombie Walk is all ages.
Anyone under 21 attending the Rex show must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
The Rex Theatre
1602 E. Carson Street, South Side Pittsburgh, PA 15203 Phone:412-381-6811
Zombie Rules of Conduct
1. Use the "haunted house" rule in that you are not to touch anyone.
2. Do not attempt to scare anyone who is not a willing participant. If anyone is freaking out, turn and shamble in the opposite direction. Avoid confrontations!
3. Stay on the sidewalk unless crossing the street. When crossing, it's OK to "break character" and cross quickly. Think fast "New Dawn of the Dead" zombies verses the slower "Old Dawn of the Dead" zombies when crossing the street. Blocking traffic is a crime and anyone doing so could be arrested.
4. No drugs. None. Forget it.
5. No alcohol outside the bars. This will get you a nice fine.
6. No littering, destruction of property, or any other illegal activity. Pretend the South Side is your own neighborhood and show the utmost respect. This is something we would like to do for many years to come and we don't want to ruin it. Remember, the media will be watching us (along with the Pittsburgh Police) and these events get world wide news coverage. Let's put on a good show.
Keep in mind you might be asked for a picture ID at the bars and your zombie face might not match your picture ID. If you are refused entry, please understand the doorman is only doing his job.
Please do not attempt to push your way into any business if you are not welcome.
What is a Zombie Walk?
A zombie walk is an organized public gathering of two or more people who dress up in zombie costumes and make up. Usually taking place in an urban centre, the participants make their way around the city streets and through shopping malls in a somewhat orderly fashion and often limping and gnawing their way towards a local cemetery (or movie theater).
During the event participants are encouraged to remain in character as zombies and to communicate only in a manner consistent with zombies (such as grunts, groans and slurred moans calling for “brains”.)
Here's a nice article on zombie make up http://www.phillyburbs.com/zombies/costume.shtml