Archive for the ‘Steampunk’ Category

The Columbian Exposition Exhibition Gift Shop

Dec
05

TicketLike any good tourist trap, the Field Museum’s exhibit “Opening the Vaults: Wonders of the 1893 World’s Fair” culminates in the gift shop. It is an apt finale. A subtext of commerce runs through the show.

The theme is not …

Ghostfire Sails the “Skeleton Coast”

Nov
06

Skeleton Coast Cover resized for ZimbalamThey’ve swung from the gallows and danced “The Last Steampunk Waltz.” Now Ghostfire embarks on a nautical journey to the Skeleton Coast.

There are new additions to the London-based crew. The performing line-up of full-time members Andii on guitars/banjo …

TeslaCon 4: The Congress of Steam

Oct
29

TeslaconLord Bobbins, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, presents the fourth annual TeslaCon. This year it runs October 31 through November 3. The suspicious Baton Faction may be lurking, attempting to thwart Bobbin’s aims of steampunk unification.

Fancy dress will …

Rocky Horror Steampunk Show

Oct
24

Rocky HorrorRunning for its third consecutive year, 2013’s production of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show Live” brings some gears and grunge to the plate with a Steampunk theme. Join us at the majestic Chopin Theatre at 9pm (or 6pm on Sunday) …

Carnivale Delirium IV and So Much More!

Oct
14

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This Friday we entreat you to return to our spectacular fall event – Carnivale Delirium!  Our giant yearly show is upon us again, and don’t miss out!

This year we welcome back Eric Stern, front man of Vagabond

A Hot Steaming Mug (More Like a Demitasse) of Steampunk

Oct
08

CoffeePunkSteampunks tout tea, but I’ve got to have my two cups of java first thing in the morning. How can I reconcile my loves of steampunk and coffee?

The quick and inauthentic way is to grab a mug from a …

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 …

The Masonic Steampunk Connection

Sep
24

wahingtonmasonWith the Congress of Steam coming up at Teslacon October 31 – November 3, the time is right for shifting alliances and smoky backroom plotting. What better way to get a jump on the clandestine machinations than to join a …

Journey to the End of the Night: Robot Apocalypse!

Sep
13

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The robots are coming. Tomorrow night. Noble Square.

Grab your team and survive the technological uprising by outrunning and outthinking our mechanical aggressors! Dash from checkpoint to checkpoint in a race to the finish line. An alternate world awaits you, …

Terra Mysterium Casts Its Spell

Sep
12

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Forget about Terra Mysterium’s post-modern blurring of theatre, technology and consensus reality. Their latest play The Lion & The Serpent is a magickal spell.

Without giving too much away, blogger Ranty Wilberforce (played or incarnated by Sean Wilson) seeks …