Posts Tagged ‘Chicago’

Let Me Take You Down to Candy Town

Dec
10

I was hooked on Candy Town the first time I saw them. They put on a review. There were costumes and make up and ragtime and a hint of malice. Ringleader Sean Guinan conducted an e-mail interview for Steampunk Chicago.…

This Saturday – Lollapalooza Cultures Collide with Steampunk Circus at Vision

Aug
02

What better way to close out the second day of Lollapalooza than with a genre bending, culture smashing dance party? Notorious Wicker Park weekly promoters, SRTB are producing a Steampunk Circus at Vision Nightclub, and we’ll be there to host …

V is for Villians’ Debut Album Hits Heavy

May
23

I first met V is for Villains a little less than a year ago when we were hosting a table at Wizard World Chicago.  The band had taken it upon themselves to dress up in their lavish outfits and …

A Piratical Account of Gearbox Fantatstique II

May
16

Awright mates! Thee Bluebeard here to give you the bitter end of the recap for Gearbox Fantastique II. It was a rainy night in April at Reggies Rock Club in Chicago. The year was 2012. I brought my hat. I …

Chicago Steampunks in News Tribune Article

Feb
24

Surprisingly our Lord Baron Joseph CR Vourteque IV and Mr M made the News Tribune in central Illinois, and it wasn’t for the crime spree! (‘The less said the better.)

Clockworks, corsets, airships and automatons are all remnants of another

Taking Tea in Chicago

Feb
02

Tea is confusing. A high tea is also a meat tea, but a high tea can also be an afternoon tea. A meat tea is not an afternoon tea. And tea parties just open up a can of worms.

Fortunately, …

Chicago’s BOHO Theatre running “Tartuffe” a la Steampunk Style

Jan
19

Thanks to our friends at Terra Mysterium for this heads up.  Local Chicago theatre troop The Bohemian Theatre Ensemble is doing a “steampunk” rendition of the French classic Tartuffe running at The Wit theater in Lakeview through Feb 12th.

To …

Murder! Mayhem! Tour Guides!

Jan
09

Chances are that we will see a renewed interest in Chicago history with the 2013 cinematic release of Erik Larson’s The Devil in the White City with Leonardo DiCaprio as the murderous H.H. Holmes. After all, it should combine the …

Terra Mysterium to Steampunk Betwixt & Between, A Journey Into Faery

Nov
29

If you’ve been to our events lately you’ve most likely noticed a very well dressed and wonderfully pleasant group of people frequently at them.  If you’ve not had the pleasure to meet them yet, they are our good friends at …

Chicago and Detroit Steampunk your eyes and ears with Carnivale Delirium & Theatre Bizarre!

Oct
19

The Clockwork Vaudeville’s Carnivale Delirium II – This Friday!

A year ago this Friday, we here at Steampunk Chicago, decided to take a chance and produce the biggest show we’ve put together to date.  We brought in talent such as …