This year, Burning Man has a new art theme: Radical Ritual. It takes the concept of religion and ritual, customs that are commonly inherited from our parents and ancestors, and bends these concept into a series of unusual installations and events at the art camps that participants have set up in the desert. The goal […]
We were both honored and excited when Teen Vogue called us back in January to provide them with steampunk goggles for their May 2015 cover story on Kylie Jenner (@KylieJenner). Of the 15-ish goggles and sunglasses we sent over, several pairs were highlighted on the desert set. We wanted to shout from the rooftops, but kept […]
For many people, Will Smith and Kevin Kline’s 1999 movie “Wild Wild West” was their first mainstream introduction to the genre of steampunk. Wild West (or sometimes “Weird” West) steampunk has all the normal steampunk elements (maybe a little less Earl Grey Tea and English accents) but with a unique spin on it that is […]
A trailer was recently released for the short film, Live A Little, which is set to be released in 2015.This short film is a coming-of-age story that features an imaginative young girl who faces a life-altering turn of events. The story portrays the main character, Haley, and her interactions with family and friends as she […]
What better way to celebrate this holiday season than by putting a stash of steampunk stocking stuffers into the stocking you’ve got hanging over the fireplace (or living room wall)? Celebrate Christmas with your family, the Winter Solstice (December 21st this year), Hanukkah, any other secular or non-secular holiday, or even my favorite, Festivus) with […]
We started off the Halloween season in September with an article on Steampunk Costume Ideas For Halloween 2014, which covered 3 potential sub-themes: Steampunk Monsters, Princesses, and Superheroes! However, being that this is our favorite month of the year, there is so much more to say on the matter.
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Journeying to the New York Renaissance Faire is an experience that everyone should have at least once in their life, but ideally much more than that. One should really attend the Faire at every stage of their life, from childhood on up. Why? Because the experience you have as a child is completely different than […]
Steampunk is getting top billing at the Sangre de Cristo Arts center in Pueblo, Colorado. The arts center will be hosting its first ever Steampunk Exhibition featuring the work of local artists. The surrounding areas of Denver and Colorado Springs have very large Steampunk communities that find their way to the Colorado State Fair to […]