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'Art Beat' With Sean Rameswaram, Oct. 31

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The Tingler terrifies tonight at AFI Silver.
AFI Silver
The Tingler terrifies tonight at AFI Silver.

(Oct. 31) Mostly a treat

Happy Halloween! If you're looking to celebrate, but tired of the typical tricks and treats there's a different kind of creepy experience at the AFI Silver in Silver Spring. The cinema closes out its Halloween on Screen series with The Tingler tonight at 7. The tongue-in-cheek interactive film stars Vincent Price as a scientist who discovers a deadly creature growing on the spines of terrified humans. The Tingler is released live in the theater to roam around and make a mockery of your personal space.

(Nov. 2-Dec.11) The Golden Dragon

Northwest Washington's Studio Theatre debuts The Golden Dragon Wednesday. German playwright Roland Schimmelpfennig's dark comedy takes a look at a globalized world with a kaleidoscopic lens. Five actors cross age, race and gender to play fifteen characters in the moving investigation of our intertwined lives.

Music: "War Pigs" by Black Sabbath

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