Archive for the ‘Outings’ Category

Chicago’s BOHO Theatre running “Tartuffe” a la Steampunk Style

Jan
19

Thanks to our friends at Terra Mysterium for this heads up.  Local Chicago theatre troop The Bohemian Theatre Ensemble is doing a “steampunk” rendition of the French classic Tartuffe running at The Wit theater in Lakeview through Feb 12th.

To …

“Wonderland” DVD Release Party this Friday in Detroit

Jan
11

Some of our same friends who work on and are behind the phenomenon that is Theater Bizarre are at it with a new production “Wonderland” based on Lewis Caroll’s seminal novel.  The stage production and accompanying DVD is …

Murder! Mayhem! Tour Guides!

Jan
09

Chances are that we will see a renewed interest in Chicago history with the 2013 cinematic release of Erik Larson’s The Devil in the White City with Leonardo DiCaprio as the murderous H.H. Holmes. After all, it should combine the …

Terra Mysterium to Steampunk Betwixt & Between, A Journey Into Faery

Nov
29

If you’ve been to our events lately you’ve most likely noticed a very well dressed and wonderfully pleasant group of people frequently at them.  If you’ve not had the pleasure to meet them yet, they are our good friends at …

A Weekend to Remember!

Oct
28

Wow!  What a weekend!  Sorry for the delay in getting this post up, but it really was that kind of weekend.

First off, thank you to EVERYONE who came out to support our second Carnivale Delirium show.  It was a …

Chicago and Detroit Steampunk your eyes and ears with Carnivale Delirium & Theatre Bizarre!

Oct
19

The Clockwork Vaudeville’s Carnivale Delirium II – This Friday!

A year ago this Friday, we here at Steampunk Chicago, decided to take a chance and produce the biggest show we’ve put together to date.  We brought in talent such as …

Thomas Dolby in Chicago this Friday, Lonliest Monk kicks off tour.

Oct
07

How to decide on what to do this Friday, October 7?

Local Steampunk Chicago favorites The Loneliest Monk will be playing their last big show of the year at Subterranean, 2011 W North in Chicago. It’s a $8, 17+ …

Vaudevile for the “21st Century” Invades Chicago this Weekend

Sep
14

So it does seem that circus and vaudeville are becoming ever so popular and we are certainly not ones to complain about that.  So it is that Miked Reed of Chicago based Pitchfork Media has decided to take a whack …

PBS Covers Steampunk + Up-Coming Events!

Aug
31

In this fine day and age it’s hard to know if PBS coverage of steampunk en generale means it’s moving toward the mainstream mainstream or just the mainstream for those who fancy themselves high-brow.  Such mental carousing aside, PBS has …

Pleasant Home : A Local Landmark to Behold

Aug
26

It goes without saying that steampunk has a unique relationship with history, both re-imagining it,  appreciating it and disseminating it.  Thusly, it should come as no surprise that those who play a part in keeping various aspects of history alive …