Posts Tagged ‘Cons’

Steampunks set to invade Metro Detroit this weekend!

May
20

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World Steam Expo may be gone, but a new steampunk convention has arisen to take its place over Memorial Day weekend.

Up in the Aether starts Friday at the Doubletree Dearborn-Detroit, 5801 Southfield, Detroit, and it sounds like a lot …

A Pirates View of WSX

Jun
27

Hello mates! Do you know why you are such an impressive component of the great Steampunk machine? It is because you are a singular cog in the whole contraption and without it you remain an impressive wad of leather and …

Teslacon II and the RLGEMS Swim into Madison this Weekend!

Nov
14

Teslacon II continues to explore  the fantastic world of Lord Bobbins versus Dr. Proctocus  this weekend in Madison, Wisconsin. We, the RLGEMS and hundreds of other steampunks will be travelling 20,000 leagues under the aether in the fantastic submarine/airship the …

Chicago Steampunk Event this Saturday!

Jun
01

Come one, come all to Chicago, for this Saturday June 4, we have an extra-ordinary event! Presenting, the Polyphonic Panorama! A night filled with steampunk and vaudeville music, steampunk fashion, pirate humor, fantastic Steampunk art, jewelry and more!

The …

TeslaCon – A Fantastic Immersive Event from Walls to Weapons!

Nov
12

So Tesla-Con I has come and gone and all in all, the people really enjoyed it!  From panels on character development, taxidermy, tiny top hats and (of course) airships to the delightful tea room (and its lovely view) to the …

TeslaCon: Proctocus Attacks! Murder Aboard!

Nov
05

Proctocus Attacks!

All London is aflame after the savage attack today by the Explorer I under
the control of Dr. Emanuel Proctocus. Reports are sketchy but it seems that
the primary damage lies within the City itself. It is presumed …

Music Video Shoots, Art Shows, and Conventions Abound for the Chicago Steampunker!

Jun
23

It’s that time again.  Temperatures floating around 90 degrees and then falling to a chilly 75 as apocalyptic thunderstorms roll through.  Every other day you have to come up with another way to get from point A to point B …

Countdown to World Steam Expo

May
21

As many of you may or may not already know the much heralded World Steam Expo is set to launch a week from today and we here at Steampunk Chicago and esteemed members of the Royal Ladies’ & Gentle-mens’ Experimental …

Windycon 36 – It’s “Steampunk”

Nov
12

Which – of course – means there will be an awful lot of this.

I cannot deny though, they put a lot of time into those outfits.
My subtle and yet unfounded derision for individuals with more skill than myself …

STEAM-CON – Report from a Midwest Steampunker

Nov
07

I had just worked 20 hours (literally) and had not eaten a single meal.  I was wearing my “traveling” jeans, a vest, my pocket watch and compass, my great jacket and holding a walking stick.  People were looking at me …