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Author Topic: Steampunk Festival at the Charles River Museum in Waltham, MA May 1st  (Read 2310 times)

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« on: March 05, 2010, 02:53:32 am »

The Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation in Waltham, MA near Boston will be hosting the New England Steampunk Festival on Saturday, May 1st from 10am to 4pm! This will be an event that celebrates all aspects of the Steampunk movement.
We are honored to have author G.D. Falksen as our emcee for the Steampunk Festival.  We will be featuring exhibitors, discussions, vendors, artists, authors, demonstrations, and workshops.  You can look forward to the Steampunk fashion show, live performances, Victorian dancing, the Steampunk Masquerade Promenade, and much, much more!
Tickets will be $6 for adults and $4 for children under 12.  And don't miss the chance to enter our raffle to win fantastic prizes, a list of which can be found on our Facebook page.
Check out the New England Steampunk Festival on Facebook!
And the Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation
« Last Edit: March 28, 2010, 07:03:41 pm by ChristineCRMI » Logged
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« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2011, 06:58:22 pm »

There was a time when steam powered the machines of the industrial revolution. Think Victorian-era Britain for example. Or the locomotives that spurred the expansion of the American West.

Now, something of a steam-powered revival is underway, but it’s taking place in art galleries instead of the factory floor. It’s called “steam punk,” and it blends steam power design with science fiction and fantasy.

An exhibition called “Steam Punk: Form And Function” recently opened at the Charles River Museum of Industry and Innovation in Waltham, Massachusetts. Here and Now’s Andrea Shea took a tour, to see if the steam punk movement is more than just a lot of hot air.

A scrimmage in a Border Station
    A canter down some dark defile
      Two thousand pounds of education
        Drops to a ten-rupee jezail
Deck Hand
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« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2011, 04:05:55 am »

And a related steampunk event for New Englanders:
WHERE: Jules Verne’s 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Interactive Entertainment Experience (located in Patriot Place’s North Lifestyle Center, Foxboro MA, adjacent to Gillette Stadium)

WHEN: NEW DATE: Saturday, February 12, 2011 from 6:00PM to 11:00PM

COST: FREE if you are wearing any Steampunk costume (prize for best ‘Nautilus or Nemo themed’ costume)
Dr von Zarkov
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« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2011, 11:07:09 pm »

Perhaps you missed the earlier post on this very topic.

"The fact that I wear the protective coloration of sedate citizenship is a ruse of the fox — I learned it long ago."
– Loren Eiseley
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