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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

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Hemingway's is planning three days of parties. A Rocky Horror Picture Show-themed party kicks off the festivities at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, complete with a screening of the 1970s glam-horror parody. The restaurant is offering drinks specials and a menu of Halloween-themed dishes with such names as hot blood soup (spicy chili-tomato soup), Dracula burgers (any very rare burger) and Day of the Dead burritos (spicier than usual). A second Halloween party is planned on Friday from 6 p.m. Games such as apple-bobbing and prizes for best costume are promised at both parties. On Sunday, Hemingway's is to host a party for kids with Halloween games and a clown, noon to 4 p.m.

The Hard Rock Cafe is hosting a disco-night Halloween party on Wednesday, Oct. 31, with prizes for the best costumes. Tintal is to perform Celtic folk-rock music from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m., and a disco follows.

The American Bar and Grill is to have its staff dressed up for the occasion, but costumes (as at all of the events) are optional. The restaurant is celebrating the night on its traditional date, Oct. 31, starting at 7 p.m., with themed menus.

Also on Wednesday, Staraya Gavana's little devils and devilettes are to serve free cocktails to everyone in a costume. Live music, games and prizes are also planned.

Krizis Zhanra is holding a Halloween-themed party on Thursday from 7 p.m. The party is a charity event, with proceeds going to the Schools Around the World program. Tickets cost 700 rubles and must be bought in advance from the Cushman & Wakefield Stiles & Riabokobylko office (6 Ul. Gasheka, 797-9600, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., M. Mayakovskaya).

American Bar and Grill, 2 1st Tverskaya-Yamskaya Ul., Bldg. 1, 788-4488, M. Mayakovskaya, www.rosinter.com.

Hard Rock Cafe, 44 Ul. Arbat, 244-8973, M. Smolenskaya.

Hemingway's, 13 Komsomolsky Prospekt, 246-5726/6459, M. Frunzenskaya, www.hemingways.ru.

Krizis Zhanra, 16 Ul Pokrovka., 623-2594, M. Chistiye Prudy, www.kriziszhanra.ru.

Staraya Gavana, 28 Ul. Talalikhina, 723-1656/676–1044, M. Volgogradsky Prospekt, www.old-havana.ru.