Archive for the ‘Steampunk’ Category

Carnivale Delirium Returns

Apr
05

Carnivale Delirium

Carnivale Delirium returns with The Midnight Cabaret. The vaudevillian extravaganza runs from 11pm to 3am on Saturday, April 9, 2016, at Reggie’s 2105 S State St, Chicago, IL.

$25 – LIMITED EARLY BIRD TICKETS NOW ON SALE!

$35 – Once …

Iron Horses Can’t Be Broken

Mar
29

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In January 2015, Steampunk Chicago featured Burning Brigid Media, a production company with an aim of creating stories for characters marginalized traditionally by their race, gender or orientation. They launched a serialized steampunk western, Iron Horses Can’t Be Broken

Once Upon Geneva Steam

Mar
08

Once

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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In Memory of Matty Sirek

Feb
09

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Our dear friend Matty Sirek passed away on Saturday, February 6, 2016.

I’m lucky to have filmed the first day that I met Matty Sirek. It was at a steampunk gathering at Pleasant Home in Oak Park, IL. Mohawked Matty …

Terra Mysterium Presents A Midwinter Mummer’s Tale

Dec
15

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Theatre collective Terra Mysterium debuts its adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, A Midwinter Mummer’s Tale. Esmerelda Pennywise encounters ancient beings who transform her Yuletide season.

The play runs for one weekend: December 18, 2016, at 7pm, …

Steampunk Holiday Tea Party!

Dec
10

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You are cordially invited to join the Steampunk community of Chicago in a service of tea, tea cocktails, and consumables of all types in the modern fashion. Take the occasion to dress in your finery and discuss literature, fashion, and …

TeslaCon 6: The Wild Wild West

Nov
17

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Steampunks will come a-ridin’ into town, a-whompin’ and whoopin’ for TeslaCon 6: The Wild Wild West. The three-day immersive event runs November 20th through the 22nd 2015 at the Marriott Madison West in Middleton, WI.

TeslaCon offers …

Take Tea with Author Alyson Grauer

Nov
03

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In lieu of the usual monthly tea, Geek Bar will be hosting a party for steampunk author Alyson Grauer. On the Isle of Sound and Wonder, released by Xchyler Publishing, reimagines Shakespeare’s The Tempest. The party …

Oc-Tea-Bar!

Oct
06

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What’s with the pumpkin spice hate this season? The aetherweb seems to be abuzz with complaints about pumpkin lattes.

Regardless, they don’t have ’em at Geek Bar Beta. However, they make a batch of tea-infused specialty cocktails at the …

Splendid Teapot Racing

Sep
29

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Several weeks ago, I was invited to join or like a Facebook page for Splendid Teapot Racing. It’s a steampunk group for mounting teapots on remote control car chasses and running the contraption through an obstacle course. It looks to …