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Hunting La Llorona by Andrew Lovato

My colleague Andy Lovato has published several books and contributed to more. Here he is writing on the perennial favorite supernatural La Llorona. If I ask a class who has seen her when they were children, a few hands always go up. 1,598 more words

Lessons from La Llorona

One of the oldest functions of folklore is to scare…I mean, teach lessons to children. As a former schoolteacher and current mom of a toddler, I can attest to the dare-devilish traits that many children seem to possess. 397 more words

Creepy

Myths & Legends I grew up with.

We all have our family traditions and our certain way of life, mine included late night scary stories and lectures from my family about being grown up and not fearing the dark. 743 more words

La Llorona (The Weeping Woman)

While growing up in Albuquerque, NM; the fear of La Llorona (pronounced “LAH yoh RoH nah”), also known as The Weeping Woman, was a fear instilled into me to the point where you would never see my happy little monkey butt playing by rivers or arroyos (ditches) at night as a child. 791 more words

Folklore

Sculpture Garden at Pueblo Montaño Open Space

This park is located just east of Coors and south of Montaño by the entrance to the Bosque School. It has a parking lot, public restroom, benches, and a shaded picnic table. 222 more words

Art

Unscene Records Release: CHKLTE's New EP

If you live in Austin and enjoy your daily dose of underground electronic music then you should be familiar with Crowded Floor as well as CHKLTE’s music. 157 more words

Music

THE WEEPING WOMAN (short film, 2011)


Directed by Mark Steensland
Written by Paul Kane (based on his short story)
Starring Stephen Geoffreys, Melissa Bostaph

Starting off this week’s batch of new horror is THE WEEPING WOMAN, from Mark Steensland who takes a simple concept; a man driving along a deserted road encounters a ghostly woman, and amps it up in both areas of creep and camp. 156 more words

Movie Reviews