Phoebe Darqueling to Give Talks at Hallowondrous in Toledo OH Oct 14-15

After giving my “30 Years of Steampunk” talk at the International Steampunk Symposium, the fine folks behind OddMall approached me about making another appearance. This will be the first Halloween edition of an event described as “not your grandma’s craft … Continue reading Phoebe Darqueling to Give Talks at Hallowondrous in Toledo OH Oct 14-15

Check out the Trailer for Frankenstein’s Monster, A Steampunk Adaptation of Shelley’s Classic Tale

There are a lot of short Steampunk films out there, but the folks over at First Step Cinematics tried their hand at a full-length Steampunk adaptation of Mary Shelley’s classic tale. Here’s the synopsis: “A steampunk film adaptation of Mary … Continue reading Check out the Trailer for Frankenstein’s Monster, A Steampunk Adaptation of Shelley’s Classic Tale

Steampunk News round up 08/02/2015

A shopper’s delight Seaway News CORNWALL, Ontario – The retro-futuristic glamour of steampunk fashion was too much to resist for Judy Kroon at the Purely Handmade Cornwall Arts… At TempleCon, life as it could be if only for a few hours The Providence Journal “I like seeing other people in their costumes,” said Kaylar Grant, of Carver, Mass., who dressed as a steampunk pirate and plans to study costume… Superfast 3D printed octopus robot developed Zee News London: Scientists have developed an octopus-like robot, which can zoom through water with ultra-fast propulsion and acceleration never before seen… What to do … Continue reading Steampunk News round up 08/02/2015

Steampunk band in Battle of the Bands final

The Copperfield Ensemble Project is an imagining of Victorian music played today: a cross between Chamber Music and Music Hall, this is Classical music to sing along to. Born out of an experimental attempt to put the ideas Drustan Durman had bouncing round his head in the summer of 2012 into something he could hear instead of being driven mad by, the experiment continues. With Mel Orriss’ incredible musical ability and The Rev JD’s tweaks and engineering, Drustan’s slightly odd song ideas continue to reach reality in a catchy, breathtaking and completely unpredictable way! The Copperfield Ensemble will be performing … Continue reading Steampunk band in Battle of the Bands final