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Steaming In the New Year

Happy New Year Steampunks, Gypsy Punks, Circus Freaks and all you in between or out where ever you are!

I had a great New Years! Not as bombastic as last year, but this year was cozy with chocolate, friendly cuddles  and champagne.  Much can be said for a quiet night after a chaotic year.  To be able to take a breather at the end and just chill out was very nice.

Okay now to the Steamy Business At Hand: Entertainment Around The World!

In Long Beach, California we have:

Her Royal Majesty’s Steampunk Symposium (A Steampunk Convention) Jan 11th-13th

Literary Talent that will be there: HRMSS

OM Grey

David Lee Summers

Girl Genius

Musical Talent:

Lee Presson and the Nails

Unwoman

Cirque Noir and others

This looks like a well put together event!  If I were in California this weekend I would totally be at the Symposium.  For more information check out their great website at http://www.hrmsteam.com/.

In Dallas, Texas we have:

The PANCAKES & BOOZE Art Show Jan 11th @ 8pm-2am

PANCAKES & BOOZE

PANCAKES & BOOZE

This simply looks fabulous!  If you have an artistic bent this is the place for you.  Full nude body painting, all styles of artists, pancakes and booze.  How much for tickets? $5.  Yes sir and ma’am $5.  Wait that’s not all, live DJ’s too.

If you are an artists it is not too late to submit your work for this show.  I highly suggest it.  Check out this video for a better idea of the vibes from this wonderful event.

In New Haven, Connecticut:

Mad Hatter Productions Presents: LET’S GET MAD! At Afterlife.  Jan 11th midnight-6amlet's get mad

Not for the faint of heart my Electronica friends.  This music is dirty, chopped and acid washed.

There will be a blacklight booth where you can get painted up and glowy-fan-tastic for the night!

$20 at the door

Now we are changing gears. Let’s strip of the Neon Fishnets and your glow sticks.  Put the Ravers to bed, and bring out the leather armaments, fox fur tails and your tankards.

In Frankenmuth, Michigan we have:

The 7th Annual Renaissance Masqued Dinner and Ball Sat Jan 12 3pm-midnight

The entrance fee is only $5! Man I’m lovin’ the prices for all these events!  *ahem*

The fair folk of Frankenmuth will be holding a costume competition, and the face of the renaissance mask contest. (Sounds like a lot of fun! and it’s kid friendly too.)

Also all proceeds will go to the Rescue Foundation.  A good cause, a good time sounds like a win if you are in Michigan this weekend.

Alright, I can’t tell a lie…if I had my pick of all the things to do this weekend (barring travel issues) I would be going to this next event.  Oh My God would I be going to this event.

Upstairs at the Ritzy, Brixton Oval, Brixton, London, UK

Drunken Balordi + DJ Sacha Dieu Jan 12th 8pm to midnight

Gypsy Punk

Gypsy Punk

This is a fusion of traditional Gypsy, Punk and Rock beats with a contemporary twist.  In terms that I prefer: Gypsy Punk.

I am a SUCKER for Gypsy Punk music.  Eugene Hutz from Gogol Bordello is my hero.  I want his autograph…and an hour of his time.

But for our purposes here we’ve got DJ Sacha Dieu spinning our Gypsy fused beats.  He’s pretty awesome, check his stuff out at SoundCloud: http://soundcloud.com/sachadieu

Yet again only £5 to get in the door!

A good line up to start off the new year!  I hope that wherever you are you are having a steamy good time!

So what event will I be going to?

I will be in Ft Worth, Texas hacking portals in Ingress…yes dear Messers and Madams that lovely game by Google.

Don’t know what it is?  No worries, here you go: http://www.ingress.com/

Ingress

 
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Posted by on 9 January 2013 in Circus, Clubs, Fun, Holiday, Music, Parties, steampunk

 

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Steampunk: New Years Eve Parties (Part 2)

Still haven’t found the perfect venue for your New Year Revels? Perhaps these locales may tempt your inner Steampunk party animal.

Canada:

Futurecon

Futurecon

 

Start: Dec. 30th 2010 7pm-3am

Fri Dec 31st 2010 noon-3am

Sat Jan 1st 11am-6pm

Where:

Holiday Inn Markham

7095 Woodbine Ave at Steeles Ave

Markham, ON

L3R 1A3

DJ Gopher will be your musical host for Enchantment Under The Sea NYE Party

For Pricing and Further Information please visit:  http://futurecon.wordpress.com/

 

The Time Machine Steampunk Society presents:  

New Years Eve Gala

Start:  Dec 31st 2010 6:15pm

End: Jan 1st 2011 1am

“An elegant evening & an opportunity to be elegantly dressed, too.”

Featuring: Big Band Music, Dancing, Buffet Dinner

Where:

The Scottish Rite of Freemasonry

4 Queen Street South

Hamilton, ON

L8E 1A1

Tickets $90

For more information: http://www.meetup.com/The-Time-Machine-Hamilton-Victorian-Steampunk-Society/calendar/15702049/

 

United States

Brisbee New Year Celebration  

Start: Dec 31st 2010

End: ?

A Parade winds and will end in downtown Brisbee and moving indoors for family friendly crafts, music and more.

Featuring Mission Creeps, Flam Chen, Not Breathing, Ensphere, and others.

Where:

Downtown Brisbee, AZ

For More Info – Bisbee Visitor’s Center (520) 432-3554 or 866-2BISBEE

http://missioncreeps.com/2010/12/bisbee-new-years-celebration-steampunk-style/

http://bisbeenewyear.com/

 

The Thin Man Presents: Circus Beserkus New Year’s Carnivale

The Thin Man

 

(My personal favorite.)

Start: Dec 31 2010 8pm

End: ?

Jugglers, fire eaters, clowns, tight rope walkers, stilt walkers, unicycle riders and unusual acts will perform on New Years Eve circus event.

Where:

The Thin Man Tavern

2015 E. 17th Ave.

Denver CO 80206

303-320-7814

Tickets : $15 advanced

$20 at the door

For more information:  http://www.thinmantavern.com/

 

Las Vegas Steampunk Tea Society Presents:  

New Year’s Eve Seraphim Ball

Start:  Dec 31st 2010 9pm

End: ?

Features DJ Spidersilk, DJ Rust Ryu, DJ Bear, DJ Mad Hatter, DJ VYK and Special Guest DJ Scud

Where: Davinci’s Muse

2650 S Decatur

Las Vegas, NV 80102

$15 @ the door

For more information:  http://www.slaveofthemuse.com/

http://www.meetup.com/lvsteam/calendar/15784671/?a=socialmedia

 

 

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Steampunk: New Years Eve Parties

Christmas is soon, and with so much last-minute shopping and family to entertain there is not a lot of time to think about New Years Eve plans.

NYE  is usually a scramble to figure out what to do.  Here are a few venues (around the globe)  that are showcasing Steampunk for the New Year.

Australia:

EUCHRONIA A New Year’s Eve Steampunk Ball 

Start: December 31st 2010 @ 9pm

End: January 1st 3am

Artists: Rouge Fonce, Theremina, Bent Leather Band, Sforzando

Address:

1 Market Street

Newport VIC 3015

Tickets at the door for $85 or less at http://euchronia.com/

England:

Steampunk New Year

Start: December 31st 2010 @ 3pm

End: January 3rd 2pm (GMT)

Make your entire New Year’s weekend a Steampunk celebration.

Address:

The Holiday Inn

Geddington Road

Corby

NN18 8ET

Tickets information can be found here:

http://steampunknewyear.eventbrite.com/

United States:

Steampunk New Years Eve 

Start: December 31st 2010 @ 8pm

End: ?

Artist: Abney Park

 

Address:

Studio Seven

110 Horton St

Seattle, WA 98134

Age 21 and up only.

Ticket information can be found here:

http://abneypark.com/tickets/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=3

Steampunk New Years Eve Tea Party 2011

Start: December 31st 2010 @ 8pm

End: ?

Family Friendly Games and Conversation

Address:
501 Raymond Ave

San Jose, CA 95128

For more information:

http://stclairaeronauts.blogspot.com/2010/12/steampunk-new-years-eve-tea-party-2011.html

A Steampunk Dystopia 2

Start: December 31st 2010 @ 10pm

End: January 1st 2011 @ 4am

Artist: DJ AKA DJ Halo Gothic, DJ NOIZ.FKR

“Sponsored by The International Society For The Advancement Of IrrefutableVampirological And Lycanthropic Research.”

Address:

Sanctum

4343 N 7th Ave

Phoenix, AZ 85017

Cover $5.00 at the Door.  21 and up only.

IKKONiCON V

Start: December 31st 2010

End: January 2nd 2011

An anime convention with Steampunk.

Address:

Hilton Hotel

500 East 4th Street
Austin, Texas
USA 78701

Tel: +1-512-482-8000
Fax: +1-512-469-0078

Pre-registration @ http://www.ikkicon.com/

 

The Clockwork Ball: A Steampunk Masquerade

Start: December 31st 2010 @ 9pm –

End: January 1st, 2011 @2am

Artists: Curtis Eller, Talloolah Love, Doctor Q

“Jazz, Blues, Swing, Dark Cabaret, Gypsy Punk, & Dance music from times gone by or times that never were.”
Steampunk Appropriate Attire is Encouraged.  $10 without mask, $5 with mask.

DAVENPORT & WINKLEPERRY
18A East Salisbury Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312

For more information please see here:

http://www.davenportandwinkleperry.com

 

Airship Ventures New Years Eve Celebrations

An exclusive two-hour New Year’s Eve flight departs at 10:30 pm.
Guests will soar over San Francisco as the clock strikes midnight, enjoying the fireworks!

Based out of Moffett Field, the airship also flies out of North Oakland, Monterey, and Long Beach, CA.

Contact information:

+1 650 969 8100

http://www.airshipventures.com/nye.php


 
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Posted by on 19 December 2010 in Clubs, New Years Eve, Parties, steampunk

 

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