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08.06.2014 | 78 days ago | Posted at 07:46 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
With the Steampunk aesthetic movement getting as big as it has in recent years, it was really only a matter of time before Milwaukee dove into the movement in a big way. The Milwaukee Steampunk Society was founded a couple of years back. It has been working to become an official presence networking those interested in living out and breathing in the imagined aesthetic of 19th century science ficti...
02.19.2014 | | Posted at 02:00 PM
By Kristina Byas
Unique jewelry incorporating old car keys, gears and assorted industrial material and fashions custom-printed with Victorian paintings can all be found at the “Gardens & Gears: Steampunk Faire” at the Mitchell Park Domes.Running through March 30, the garden party offers visitors a chance to experience the old mixing with the new as they view the works of different designers who have been i...
Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010
Steampunk is a thriving subculture that embraces something old and something new, combining Victorian-era fashion with science-fiction elements—it’s a response to “cyberpunk,” a parallel but opposite cousin that celebrates futuristic technology. The visual style of steampunk embraces locomotive engines, gears, top hats, corsets and aviator goggles, and fashion elements of the Wild West can be added to create a “historical sci-fi” look, according to...
08.14.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
I’m looking forward to a four show weekend. Tonight, in addition to seeing the FREE premiere of the new Insurgent Theatre show Ulysses’ Crewmen, at Cream City Collectives. I’ve been invited to see local stand-up comic Alex Grindeland at the Alchemist at 10pm. Events conspired to keep me from seeing his show last night, making for a really big night tonight . . . and what with the schedule be...

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