Archive for the ‘Event’ Category

Steampunks Invade Tall Ships!

Jul
27

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The Tall Ships are coming, and so are the Steampunks!

On Sunday July 31, let’s all meet up in our exquisite antique finery and enjoy a stroll along Navy Pier, checking out the numerous gorgeous Tall Ships, miles of rigging, …

Strollin’ on the River

Jun
07

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Grab your parasols and walking sticks! The Chicago Steampunks will be strolling along the Chicago River on Sunday, June 12. We will meet at 12pm, at noon, on the Riverwalk at the southwest corner of the Clark Street Bridge. Just …

Electric Moulin Mansion Steampunk Ball

May
24

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Visit the age of innovation at the Electric Moulin Mansion steampunk ball on May 27! It promises to be an evening of music, art and immersive entertainment.

 

The event will be held in Logan Square’s Stan Mansion at 2408 N …

Burnt City’s Steampunk Ball

May
17

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On May 21 at 9pm, Burnt City Brewing will hold their 4th Annual Craft Beer Prom & Steampunk Ball at 2747 N Lincoln Avenue in Chicago. Amy Jones, marketing manager at Burnt City Brewing, was kind enough to answer …

The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing US Tour

May
02

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It’s going to be a steampunk musical invasion at Reggie’s on Monday, May 9! UK’s The Men That Will Not Be Blamed For Nothing, Frenchy and the Punk, and the Nathaniel Johnstone Band bring their tour to Chicago.

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Carnivale Delirium Returns

Apr
05

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Carnivale Delirium returns with The Midnight Cabaret. The vaudevillian extravaganza runs from 11pm to 3am on Saturday, April 9, at Reggie’s 2105 S State St, Chicago, IL.

$25 – LIMITED EARLY BIRD TICKETS NOW ON SALE!

$35 – Once Early …

Once Upon Geneva Steam

Mar
08

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Once upon a time, in the Magical Land of Cheese, an enterprising young convention decided to hold its second gathering of steampunks. They summoned the retrofuturists from near and far and enchanted them. They became their favorite fairly tales!

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Van Gogh’s Bedrooms

Feb
23

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Vincent Van Gogh painted three versions of Bedroom in Arles. The Art Institute of Chicago shows all three for the first time in North America. The exhibit runs February 14 – May 10, 2016.

Inspired by a malady that …

Dressing Downton

Feb
16

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It’s fitting that the costumes from a costume drama would tour. The travelling exhibition Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times brings clothing and jewelry from Downton Abbey to Chicago’s Dreihaus Museum from February 9 to May 8, 2016.

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A Funeral for The Alley

Jan
12

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The Alley has supplied Chicago land with dark couture for almost forty years. It has been a mainstay of punks, goths, freaks, geeks, poseurs, and devotees of unpopular culture. Owner Mark Thomas closes shop on January 19, but not before …