Archive for the ‘Outings’ Category

TeslaCon 3: A Trip to the Moon

Nov
26

The adventure and excitement continue next November in 2012 as Lord Bobbins and his crew take you to the edge of your imagination. We launch from South Hampton and go all the way to the lunar surface.

Cross trackless voids …

Terra Mysterium Presents: In the Observarium

Nov
02

Terra Mysterium theatre troupe presents a series of unsettling, intertwined tales from the pen of the late Dr.  Alastair Tarquin Blackwell. a notorious absinthe drinker and creative from the Belle Epoch.  Come meet and interact with his creations in the …

Vourteque Unapologetically Promotes Himself – New Electroswing EP Drops Sept 18th!

Sep
17

Well I tried to be coy and coerce Mr. M to do this, but as it turns out he’s neither into collusion nor nepotism, so I’m saying “why not” and writing this myself.

That’s right fine readers of Steampunk Chicago, …

Steampunk Invasion of Richardson’s Corn Maze

Sep
14

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

When the autumn moon is full, the steampunks  will gather in the corn.

Richardson’s Adventure Farm features the world’s largest corn maze. Four nights per year, they will be …

Final Clockwork Vaudeville of 2012 is Tomorrow!

Sep
13

Wow! It’s been quite a year for our Clockwork Vaudeville series, the humble little show that started out in 2010 really blossomed this year! We’ve featured performances by The Ford Theatre Reunion, The Lubberly Brothers, Magician Michael Burke

Terra Mysterium Presents “The Alembic”

Aug
30

The clockwork of fate is a tricky matter.  In this Steampunk musical tale, an alchemist undertakes the work of transmutation.  A Goddess responds to his call.  Within the realm of humanity, she forgets that she is a Goddess and will …

Lords & Ladies return to Berlin for Electro-Swing Circus

Aug
28

Back in March Mr. M and myself joined local promoter Pete Augusta for one of his static nights, this one being steampunk themed. It was a lot of fun and so; we’re doing it again!

If you’re 21+ be sure …

Sycamore Steam Show August 9 – 12

Aug
06

The Northern Illinois Steam Power Club presents the 56th Sycamore Steam Show & Threshing Bee. August 9 through 12, 2012, sees an exhibition of steam-powered equipment in action.

The club formed in 1957. Chuck Raymond and LeRoy Levine …

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 …

Mechanical Music

Jul
23

Earbuds, iPods and mp3s. If you’re going to remove humans from music, why keep it small and isolated? Be grand and witness the marvel of a self-playing musical machine. Behold: the orchestrion!

Think of a music box, but on the …