Archive for the ‘Outings’ Category

Further Impetus to See The Loneliest Monk

Jun
28

We’re a bit smitten with The Loneliest Monk. They make us giddy live. Our earlier post on them described Michelle Morales’ sexy cello appeal. Masked drummer Miles Benjamin comes across as a combination of a dapper jewel thief and …

A Variety of Vaudeville, Sideshow & Klezmer Acts to Play the Midwest This Week

Jun
21

Though Steampunk Music has yet to be defined (and thank the heavens for that!)  There is definitely a style and aesthetic that draws the general steampunk to any variety of events.  Circus sideshows, vaudeville acts, burlesque and magicians are all …

Autre Monde Brings Fresh Fare to Chicago

Jun
18

Almost a year ago now we heard rumor of an alternative world/steampunk styled restaurant and bar that was to open in Berwyn and go by the name Autre Monde.  Of course this was exciting news to those of us in …

This Week in Steampunk, April 4

Apr
06

A weekly look into what has happened, and will be happening in all that is Steampunk.

Threadless has now this lovely shirt available in their shop in both gentlemen and ladies sizes. For a mere $20 bucks it too can

“Sucker Punch”: More Than Just Bullets and Genre Bending

Mar
28

So it was that yesterday, (Sunday if you happen to be reading this on say, not a Monday), myself, the charming KL Kenzie, the good Rev. Cpt. Sam Flint and the lovely Lady Lisa all went to view what we …

The Circus as a Steampunk Trope

Feb
14

Regardless of what anyone says, I stand by the notion that steampunk is an impossible idea to ultimately define (at least as I write this it still seems to be). That does not, however, mean it is impossible to …

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 …

Steampunk Christmas Party a Clockwork Dream

Dec
31

With a mechanical arm, typewriter key beard, and fanciful monocle on a real wooden hat, Steampunk Santa greeted guests and provided cheer to hundreds at the year’s end Clockwork Christmas! Fancy dressed patrons, steampunk angels, and fortune tellers from miles …

A Very Clockwork Christmas

Dec
15

We know, it’s been awhile, but we are OFFICIALLY back to Exit with another rendition of our original, popular and all together maddening CLOCKWORK VAUDEVILLE!

This month we feature the “Clockwork Christmas” which has been graciously booked by our …

Music from The Gaslight Sessions – Join us Dec 7!

Dec
06

So two weeks ago Steampunk Chicago, with the gracious support of Sepiachord.com started our steampunk-vaudeville oriented DJ night “The Gaslight Sessions” at Chicago’s wonderful bar, The Charleston.  Myself, The Lord Baron, and the good Mr. M of the White