Posts Tagged ‘Chicago’

Ubu the Puppet King

Sep
09

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Rough House Theatre presents Ubu the King. The 1896 proto-surrealist play will feature original music and over 70 hand crafted puppets. The show runs September 9 through October 1, 2016, Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30pm at the Chopin Theatre

FTW – New Chicago “Barcade” Embraces Steampunk

Jun
30

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“Barcades” have become a real hit in Chicago as of late and as of Friday June 5th a new one has opened that takes a bit of a different twist.  Instead of bearded hipsters and retro-arcade games, FTW (For The …

A Steampunk Tea at Geek Bar

Dec
16

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‘Tis the season to enjoy tea with friends! …Or so the saying goes. Luckily, there is a great option for we geeky steampunks this December.

UPDATE:

The event was a roaring success, with steampunks joining us from the city and …

Steampunks to Gear up at Chicago’s Airship Harbor

Apr
10

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Steampunks are used to dressing up, going antiquing, and having adventures, and often dancing into the night. Seldom though do we meet up over drinks and coffee, share ideas, tell stories, and keeping things moving in the scene. That’s why …

Chicago by Day and Night

Jun
03

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Chicago Publishers Thomson and Zimmerman released Chicago by Day and Night: The Pleasure Seeker’s Guide to the Paris of America as companion to visitors to the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893. It combines boosterism, a dash of morality and a …

Come to a Neo-Victorian outing for the whole family!

May
13

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This Sunday marks the start of our summer-long steampunk tea and music series, Watch Chains and Lace! Come to Pleasant Home in Oak Park this Sunday at 5pm for an evening of music, tea, cookies, lawn games, and socializing with …

Come to the Old-Timey Salon April 6!

Apr
05

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Yes come out tomorrow for our old timey salon! Come experience the Victorian salon like they used to do it! Friends, merriment, beverages, music and pleasure.

NEBBIA GALLERY 902 N California!

Come as you are of course, but we encourage …

Unwoman’s “Snowstorm” Music Video

Mar
22

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Unwoman is a magnificent cellist who has played Chicago on several occasions, and often graces events and productions by Steampunk Chicago.

Recently, a snowy Chicago day was the backdrop for her latest music video “Snowstorm”, shot by our videographer Daria

Villains Thwarted!

Feb
18

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Nick Santiago of V Is for Villains announced that they had to cancel their March 1 show at The Cubby Bear and their April 6 show at The Hard Rock Café. There was an accident in Peoria that has affected …

Steampunks can relive the past this weekend at Military History Fest!

Feb
01

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Steampunks! You may only be slightly out of time this weekend at Military History Fest 9 in St. Charles. Nonetheless, we love history, dressing up, and acquiring new gear! No better place to acquire period gear than at a history …