Steampunk News round up 25/03/2015

Embed from Getty Images Teapot racers will pour it on The Dominion Post TEA SPORT: Steampunk teapot races, from left, Professor Phoenecea Carwardine (Julia Harris), Mrs Hudson (Jane Craven), Captain Josiah Smollett… Code Name STEAM (for Nintendo 3DS) PC Magazine Steampunk is often poorly implemented in video games. The idea of a high-tech, pseudo-magical-steam-powered Victorian age is often invoked to… Steampunk Meets Tron in this Gas-Powered Bicycle Chip Chick templates I don’t know what style to call this, or if this bike is just in a style of its own, or what. Whatever the case, Er’s Teardrop (yeah, a bike … Continue reading Steampunk News round up 25/03/2015

Steampunk News round up 22/03/2015

Embed from Getty Images Space pirates and steampunk vampires take over the Convention Center in South Mississippi They were dressed as steampunk vampires, space pirates and superheroes during the 38th annual CoastCon at the Coast Convention Center…   Bressingham hosts Steampunk Weekend Diss Express Bressingham Steam Museum and Gardens is staging Norfolk’s first full Steampunk Weekend next month, featuring a wealth of Steampunk-themed…   BBC’s Victorian ‘Sherlock’ Is Just What the Show Needs The Cheat Sheet When it was announced over five years ago that the BBC would be moving forward with yet another adaptation of Sherlock Holmes, many … Continue reading Steampunk News round up 22/03/2015

Steampunk News round up 21/03/2015

Arisa Cox Takes Viewers On A Tour Of ‘Big Brother Canada’s Awesome New Steampunk House (blog) Steampunk, describes Arisa, “is this romantic vision of the future but set in the past — think sci-fi and 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. It’s industrial, it’s… Marc Andreyko Talks Writing Red Sonja For A Steampunk World Bleeding Cool News Taking her dominant traits –audaciousness, boldness, a fire within – and seeing how they recalibrate in a steampunk setting but still have her… ‘Science in Wonderland: The Scientific Fairy Tales of Victorian Britain’, by Melanie Keene Financial Times We have believed in Mr … Continue reading Steampunk News round up 21/03/2015

Steampunk News round up 20/03/2015

Magic Leap just revealed an augmented reality steampunk shooter The Verge The game in the video bears the branding of Dr. Grordbort, a line of steampunk-esque guns, comics, and other products. Dr. Grordbort was created by… Why Flying A Solar Plane Around The World Is Not Victorian Folly CleanTechnica His expedition stood in the tradition of the Victorian age of exploration, when scientists and adventurers from Europe were high on self-esteem as well… Magnetic: Cage Closed Is Steampunk Portal With Magnets [VIDEO] Have you ever played around with two magnets, attracting and repelling them to make one float? Wondered … Continue reading Steampunk News round up 20/03/2015

Steampunk News round up 18/03/2015 In The Neighborhood: Steampunk Stomp 2015 4CornersTV Leisha Lawson, Powerhouse Science Center Employee: “So this is the Powerhouse Science Center 4th annual Steampunk Stomp.” Drew Semel… Magna Carta and the loss of liberties in Victorian art Royal Holloway Royal Holloway owns one of the UK’s best private collections of Victorian art. To celebrate Magna Carta our curator, Dr Laura MacCulloch, has curated… Port Townsend festival starting Friday is Victorian in history, but it offers a modern focus Peninsula Daily “You have a lot of people who are Victorian enthusiasts because they love steampunk, and you have a lot of … Continue reading Steampunk News round up 18/03/2015

Steampunk News round up 17/03/2015

‘The Order: 1886’ is a disappointing, short, linear trip to Victorian London Set in an alternate reality of Victorian London, the game exudes cool. But a couple of hours into the game, and the realization slowly dawned on me… Victorian Society urges Council to preserve district’s schools heritage Bradford Telegraph and Argus A DECISION to demolish David Hockney‘s former school in Bradford has been condemned by the Victorian Society as it campaigns to save the… Victorian ‘Bad Girls’ in Isle of Man exhibition BBC News Pickpockets from a bygone age on the Isle of Man are to feature in … Continue reading Steampunk News round up 17/03/2015

Steampunk News round up 16/03/2015

PERRIS: Steam punk festival chugs into OERM Press-Enterprise John and Terry Wold of Riverside, who attended last year’s Steampunk Carnivale, are fans of Steam Powered Giraffe. They said the band incorporates… Friday’s papers: Sámi identity, school mornings, Donner redux and a steampunk gin joint YLE News On 13 March the Finnish newspapers again preview the upcoming elections and the last full day of this Parliament’s legislative term, with MPs… Pinkies Up! Victorian tea etiquette is topic at Shore Cultural Center event Sunday, March 29 (blog) Although you have the option of bringing your own tea cup and saucer to … Continue reading Steampunk News round up 16/03/2015

Steampunk News round up 13/03/2015

TCG Exhibit “Fire and Water,” March 25-April 19 Topanga Messenger For those not familiar with the term, “steampunk,” it began as a sub-genre of science fiction and fantasy literature, but has developed in recent years to… Geek of the Week: Microsoft’s Erez Benari moonlights as a steampunk and Star Wars sculptor GeekWire Erez Benari is a geek through and through. He spends his days working on the… Bentley’s Mulsanne Speed isn’t just a luxury sedan; it’s a steampunk supercar Digital Trends First drive: 2015 Bentley Mulsanne Speed. Bentley’s Mulsanne Speed isn’t just a luxury sedan; it’s a steampunk supercar. By … Continue reading Steampunk News round up 13/03/2015

Steampunk News round up 12/03/2015

Local Cosplayer in international contest WJXT Jacksonville Fred Reed turned heads at DragonCon when he walked in wearing a steampunk Bender (from Futurama) costume, and it’s that kind of attention that… Clarence tackles swashbuckling opera with ‘Pirates’ Clarencebee Vitello said he has also chosen a steampunk style for set and costume design. The industrial, classical-inspired design helps the production fit into the… A Tasty, Steampunk Treat Huffington Post The cover copy calls Dennis O’Flaherty’s King of the Cracksmen a steampunk entertainment. The novel is that and more. In terms of style, it is a… Taste NY difference at cider events … Continue reading Steampunk News round up 12/03/2015

Steampunk News round up 11/03/2015

Riccardo Tisci seduces with Victorian-inspired clothes at Givenchy It’s deeply revealing, probably, that so many designers find themselves repeatedly drawn to Victoriana – and not the twee innocence that the Victorians… Romeo and Juliet review – tweenage Shakespeare with a touch of steampunk The Guardian Emma Bailey’s striking designs place us in a world that resembles the Paris of 1968 with a touch of steampunk. The stage is dominated by a… Artist Spotlight: Steampunk sculptor Andrew Zahrndt The Newark Advocate Zahrndt creates three-dimensional steampunk art, using polymer clay to sculpt his creations and adorning them with all kinds of … Continue reading Steampunk News round up 11/03/2015