lady_leandra (lady_leandra) wrote in steampunkevents,

Starry Night of Steampunk and Girl Genius Ball Reviews in Latest Issue of SF/SF

Hi everyone, April was a big Steampunk month. Our latest issue has my coverage of the PEERS Girl Genius Ball and the GBACG Starry Night of Steampunk at Chabot Observatory. Enjoy!

Jean Martin
Science Fiction/San Francisco
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Steampunk 2011: Fashion, Shopping, and Exhibitions
A Celebration of Steampunk Culture, Fashion and Craftsmanship

DUMBO, Brooklyn-Join us on Sunday, October 23, for Steampunk 2011 at DUMBO Loft. This year’s
annual celebration of Steampunk culture will feature magic, music, photography and fashion! Come to
shop our lineup of steampunk themed fashion and product designers, and at 6pm marvel at our fashion
show featuring some of the most creative and innovative figures in alternative design!

What is Steampunk? Few aesthetic motifs evoke as much fascination and emulation as steampunk.
From European runways to Hollywood studios, many artists and creators strive to evoke the prestige and
elegance of the Victorian oeuvre. But where did it all start, and more importantly, how does it make
its mark on the fashion world? Come to Steampunk 2011 to find out.

Highlights of Steampunk 2011:
11 am - Press preview
12 pm - Opens to public
5 pm - Nelson Lugo Magician
• Magic, mayhem and science for your entertainment and edification
6 pm – Steampunk Fashion Show
7 pm - Psyche Corporation Performance
• Music based on a dystopian future where civilization is ruled by a shadowy corporation
that manufactures dreams.

Ongoing - Shopping and steampunk portrait sittings with Tsirkus Fotografika

Where: Dumbo Loft, 155 Water Street, DUMBO
When: Sunday, Oct. 23, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Cost: $5 entry
Directions: Take the F train to York Street
Steampunk 2011: October 23rd at the DUMBO Loft, 155 Water Street, DUMBO, Brooklyn, from 11 a.m.
to 8 p.m. $5 entry. Steampunk Shopping and Fashion Show at 6 p.m. Take The F train to York Street​php?eid=173340139411720