Posts Tagged ‘Vintage’

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

May
13

wcl 2013 web promo

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 …

Steampunk Valentines!

Feb
14

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Our talented graphic artist Sam Perkins-Harbin has designed two steampunk Valentine’s day cards fr his lovely girlfriend and has shared them with the world!

YouSteamMyHeart Happy Valentines day everyone. To send your steamy lover a valentine, head over to the Steampunk

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

Feb
01

RHF

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 …

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.…

Family Friendly Steampunk in an Old Mansion

Aug
14

Bring the family to Oak Park this Sunday August 14th for magic, music, tea, lawn games, fashion and fun! Steampunk Chicago is proud to present our monthly summer outing, Watch Chains and Lace.

High Tea is from 4PM – 5PM,

The Chicago Steampunk Apartment Gets Featured

Apr
28

As the steampunk aesthetic continues to grow beyond fashion, music, conventions and modded gadgets and computers. A passion for antiques, clocks, taxidermy and oddities can quickly grow to encompass ones surroundings as well.

True, the above photo is not a …

Galena, IL: Hidden Steampunk Gem of the Midwest

Jan
10

The Lord Baron & KL Outside of the Bernadine Stillman Inn where they stayed.

I first went to Galena many years ago, having heard stories about it’s exceptional beauty and European style.  Upon arrival I was not disappointed and since …

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 …

Plans, Imagery and Resources for the Intrepid Airship Builder

Mar
04

Airship Over Chicago

I’ve become a great fan of airship history and lore. As captain and creator of the USAS C.E. Rosendahl, accuracy, plausibility and function are all very important to me when creating my floating gas bag based transport. My research has …

New Raveonette’s “Heart of Stone” Music Video Shows Strong Steampunk Influence

Mar
01

This one will be short and sweet.  My good friend Helena came whirling up to me the other day at Front 312’s “Ceremony” show at Liar’s Club and immediately said.

“Oh My God!  Did you see the Raveonette’s video I …