2019 Venue

DEKALB, IL 60115

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(815) 758-8661

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Paranormal Investigation

Sat Aug 17th 2019 10p


$20    General Admission







Frank J Bennett


Frank J Bennett is the author of www.biblebybennett, created in 2008. Frank is also the author of "Encounter with The Aberdeen Wildman, A true story", accounting his own personal experiences with The Paranormal, The Cryptozoological, and Alien UFOs, and his subsequent examination into explaining them. A Bible Teacher, Frank uses his extensive knowledge of scripture to unlock mysteries pas, present and future."





Rick Waid is a seer, remote viewer, and past-life reader. He was born with gifts that he did not realize he had until his late-30s. While Rick’s mother was also a reader, he did not become aware of his talents until he began researching the
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Mike’s historic paranormal articles have been published in "The Baltimore Sun," "Paranormal Underground Magazine," and he wrote an Oklahoma City paranormal column for (2010 – 2014). His work has also been featured in "The Oklahoman," "The Frederick News Post," Marshall University’s "The Parthenon," and Louisiana State University’s "Civil War Book Review."

Additionally, Mike is an Amazon best-selling mystery author with two entries to his Chase Michael DeBarlo private detective series, "Deadly Heirs" and "System of the Dead." With over 20 years of experience, Mike serves as a paranormal investigator and “Ghostorian” with Society of the Haunted and regularly travels to speak about the paranormal and writing.

Mike is a father of four and is an avid baseball fan.


Ursula Bielski



Bielski and her books have been featured in several television documentaries, including productions by the A&E NetworkThe History ChannelThe Learning ChannelThe Travel Channel, and PBS. She appears regularly on Chicago television and radio, and lectures throughout the year at various libraries and to historical and professional societies. She has also authored numerous scholarly articles exploring the links between history and the paranormal, including pieces for the International Journal of Parapsychology. Bielski is a past editor of PA News, the quarterly newsletter of the Parapsychological Association; a past president and board member of the Pi Gamma Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the national history honor society; and a member of the Society of Midland Authors.
Bielski graduated from St. Benedict High School in Chicago; Benedictine University in Lisle, where she received a B.A. in history; and from Northeastern Illinois University, where she earned an M.A. in American cultural and intellectual history. At Benedictine University (footnote - during Ms. Bielski's tenure, the school was known as Illinois Benedictine College) her academic explorations include the spiritualist movement of the nineteenth century and its transformation into psychical research and parapsychology; and the relationship among belief, experience, science, and religion.
In 2004, she founded Chicago Hauntings, a company that gives bus tours and holds special events devoted to exploring Chicago's haunted history. October 2011 saw Ms. Bielski's Third Ghost Conference, an event that occurs every two years in Chicago. Each conference features vendors of paranormal books and equipment, ghost hunting groups and investigators, individuals who have had paranormal experiences, psychics, and mediums. Speakers are also a big draw and some past guests have included: Lorraine Warren, Christopher Fleming, Jeff Belanger, Jeff Mudgett, and Joshua P. Warren.