Archive for the ‘Movies’ Category

The Hands of Orlac: Live Score!

Jul
05

Orlac

My dream of scoring a film has come true! The White City Rippers will provide musical accompaniment to The Hands of Orlac at Comfort Station (2579 N. Milwaukee Ave.) on Wednesday July 13, 2016, 8:30-1030 pm. We have been scheduled …

May Steampunk Luncheon and Apocalypse

May
12

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Enjoy lunch and a trip down Fury Road. The tea at the Geek Bar will start earlier than previous months, running from noon to 3 on May 16, 2015. Some may call it lunch. Later risers may call it brunch. …

Burning Brigid Media

Jan
20

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Burning Brigid Media is a production company that aims to bring diversity to storytelling. “We create honestly entertaining diverse stories about people, who are people, instead of caricatures.” Kat O’Connor acts with Terra Mysterium and appeared in the award-winning Hatboxes

League of STEAM kicks off their third season with a new Kickstarter!

Sep
26

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I first met the members of The League of STEAM at Steam-Con Two about what feels like ten or fifteen hundred years ago (though I think it was actually only three).  They immediately grabbed me, literally grabbed me, and introduced …

Daria Melnikova, Independent Videographer

May
28

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An interview with Daria Melnikova, Steampunk Chicago’s hard working resident videographer.

1. When did you begin to work in video production?

I wanted to be a movie director since I was 12 years old. Even in childhood I realized that …

Eliza Rickman’s New Video Kickstarter

Feb
25

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Here at Steampunk Chicago we’re long standing fans of Ms. Eliza Rickman, having written about her in the early days of our website.  As it turns out she’s now working on a new music video to follow up her …

TeslaCon 3 : An Overview

Dec
04

So it is that once again TeslaCon has come and gone and it took me two and a half days of sleep to compensate.  Yet it was fun, a lot of fun, the kind of fun you only get when …

PBR: Beer of Chicago Steampunks?

May
30

Before you slag off PBR as being the beer of choice for skinny-belt wearing bearded folks and other hipster types, consider the role of the Pabst Brewing Company in Chicago history.

Jacob Best founded the Empire Brewing Company in 1844. …

A TON Of Stuff For the Discerning Event-Goer This Week & Weekend!

Apr
09

Gearbox Fantastique II

My my what a week ahead of us we have!  With the ever broadening array of things to do both vintage, retro, and steampunk, how can one decide?  Well, we’re here to help you!

The Classic Remastered “A Trip To

Chicago’s Original Steampunk Event Returns This Saturday!

Feb
16

Two years ago, in the blustery month of March, we started a little shindig called “Clockwork Vaudeville” at a little bar called Exit.  Within those two years Steampunk Chicago has proudly brought a large variety of acts to …