Archive for May, 2009

28
May

Steampunkerie

   Posted by: steampunkerie    in Culture

Title: Steampunkerie Location: Chi Lounge, 195 Little Bourke St Melbourne Link out: Click here Description: An evening of cocktails and conversation to delight the senses. Melbourne’s Steampunk Night-Club welcomes you! Start Time: 21:00 Date: 2009-06-20 Look at the gorgeous, gorgeous venue we’ve been able to secure… The decor has been described as “Old Shanghai opium den meets English drawing room and makes [...]
Maps are one of my most favourite things. While I’ve not developed a collection of any kind, I do have very fond memories of my world travels, and the tiny pocket atlas I carried with me everywhere for nigh on 10 years. I would spend time of an evening, just before sleep in whatever random [...]
24
May

Victorian Era Festival [ACT]

   Posted by: ermyntrude    in Culture

Title: Victorian Era Festival [ACT]Location: Canberra, ACTLink out: Click hereDescription: Journey back through time to a simpler era during our Victorian Festival on 2-5 October 2009. Experience the art, history, and romance of the 19th century amid Canberra\’s historic suburbs and tree-lined streets. The Festival begins with a welcome evening on Friday and continues throughout the long [...]
Last call, last call! There’s only 24 hours left to book for the illustrious Queen’s Birthday Eve Dinner Voyage! We’ve got a complement of dashing proportions already on board, but there are still a few seats available. We know in these harder economic and wintry times that it’s a stretch for some, but we refuse [...]
23
May

Sydney Tweed Ride [NSW]

   Posted by: ermyntrude    in Culture

Title: Sydney Tweed Ride [NSW] Location: Start from the Sydney Town Hall, 483 George St, Sydney Link out: Click here Description: Sydney Tweed Ride Queen\’s Birthday Long Weekend, Sunday 7th June Dapper or Ladylike Tweed Attire to be Worn. Meet Sydney Town Hall 8am for 9am Start. Prizes for Best Dressed Male, Female and Child (under 12). This is an unsupported ride, [...]
23
May

Prometheus Bound [QLD]

   Posted by: ermyntrude    in Culture

Title: Prometheus Bound [QLD]Location: Club 320 Corner Leichhardt & Boundary Sts, Spring Hill, BrisbaneLink out: Click hereDescription: Prometheus Bound, presented by Black Productions, developed out of our limitless passion for the Steampunk culture and its diverse manifestations of creativity. We perceived a growing need for a Steampunk community locus in Brisbane and created Prometheus Bound to [...]
20
May

Continuum 5 Trivia Night!

   Posted by: ermyntrude    in Culture

For those of you not already aware (though how you could not be, given we had flyers at Euchronia and have been cheerfully waving the flag since we were aware of the event, we have no earthly idea), Continuum 5: Galaxies by Gaslight is happening later this year and is wonderfully steampunk themed! But for [...]
Egads! We’ve been informed by the Powers That Be that we must finalise our ticket sales 14 days in advance of the Tram Voyage, not 48 hours as we’d previous been advised! This means there are only 10 days til the cutoff date, and for those of you waiting til the last minute hoping tickets [...]
Not the newest of news, but something I’d been meaning to mention for some time is the announcement from Swiss watchmaker Ulysse Nardin of their leap from making fine mechanical watches) and nautical precision instruments since 1846, to the modern technology of mobile telephony. Initial reports from Gizmag and Treehugger were light on details, but I’ve [...]