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We are down to a week before the Clockwork Werewulf II, our steampunk ball fundraiser for the MS Society (http://midlantic-steam.livejournal.com/51358.html) so here is an update:
First, we have extended the deadline for buying tickets at the $30 price to this Thursday, the 21st!  Paypal to: ddelaney103@gmail.com
Tickets at the door are $35 (cash only), as available.
Schedule:
The doors will open at 7 and there will be a short lesson in vintage dancing (polkas and waltzes) at 7:30.
At 8 the dancing will start with a Grand March and follow with dancing on and off until 11.
There will be light refreshments and punch.
There will also be a photography booth where you can have "prom photos" of your steamy finery for a fee.
Hopefully there will one or two surprises (of the pleasant variety - most events can't avoid the other type and I suspect we'll have our share as well).
More details as we have them - see you in a week!
Find us on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/events/509057735780520/

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Daleks and Angels and Ood, ALLONS-Y!! 

Swami YoMahmi, the Original Sideshow Geek, presents an inter-dimensional burlesque adventure through the universe of Doctor Who. Featuring out-of-this-world burlesque from the always surprising and sexy Reverend Valentine, Candy del Rio, and Eerie Twilight, plus sonic sideshow by Mab Just Mab, and introducing erotic stage kitten Gaia Phoenix. 

2 shows: 9:00pm (doors open at 8:30) and 11:00 pm (doors @ 10:30)
Tickets: $10 in advance at redpalacedc.com; $12 at the door

So grab your scarf and your favorite Companion, count the shadows, and DON'T BLINK! 

Whovian dress encouraged (but not required).

The Mad Antics of “Hellblinki”, “This Way to the Egress”, and their wacky friends!

Hellblinki Sextet and This Way to the Egress return to the Red Palace for an exhilarating evening full of great vaudeville style entertainment. Join the madness as you indulge in live music influenced by Americana folk, Gypsy punk and European Cabaret. The spectacle of their friends will absolutely dazzle you. Be sure to catch the antics of the fete that is HellBlinki Sextet, This way to the Egress and their wacky friends!!!

March 8th @ the Red Palace (1210 H St. NE)

  • Doors @ 8pm
  • $12/day of show only
  • 21+

Winter stroll

Hey gang-
Does anyone know if the Chrononauts are planning a winter stroll this year?

Black Friday Sideshow and Burlesque Variety Cavalcade

Friday, November 25, 
Doors 9:00pm
Show 10:00pm

The Red Palace
1210-1212 H Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
www.redpalacedc.com
202-399-3201

Only $10.00!

The Cheeky Monkey Sideshow and Valentine Candy Burlesque, with Special Guest Maureen Andary of The Sweater Set!


One nerdy guy, four talented and beautiful women.  Boobies!  Danger!  Music!  Comedy! No getting in line at 4am to fight over a barely-discounted XBox… WHAT'S NOT TO LOVE?

I need to be tape measured for a shirt

I have a custom-designed shirt by a Steampunk designer for a very Victorian event at the end of October, however, I honestly, sincerely, sorry to disgust the entire Steampunk community with this one, but I have to be honest, have never operated a tape measure a day in my life, and I'm supposed to provide measurements for my custom shirt. I have no idea what to do; I'm helpless as a dandy kitten. Please someone, can someone in the DC area measure me for a shirt? I need it done ASAP.

Thanks
The time has come for us all to dine elegantly amidst the dead, as we are inclined to do in style and grace..

Cemetery Potluck
Sunday, October 30, 2011
2PM - 5PM
Rock Creek Cemetery
Rock Creek Church Road NW and Webster Street, NW
Washington DC
Suggested Dress: Victorian, Edwardian, Jazz-Age, Rococo, Regency, Imperial, Gothic Victorian, New Romantic, Semi-Formal

What to bring: Food, Cutlery, Plates, Napkins, blankets, table/chairs (optional)

Last Year's Potluck

Netherlands Steampunk Dragon Show

Awesome Steampunk Dragon Show Link

Crazy right?  Why don't we see more of this stuff stateside?  There's gotta be some group of people doing an interesting steampunk show in the US.  Something like Arc Attack perhaps?

Pics from the Steampunk World's Fair 2011

Steampunk World's Fair 2011 Pics (also known as the Beginning of the Beautification of the World)