Archive for August, 2011


Alex the Kid’s “Zombies vs Steampunks” Dance Parties

   Posted by: cholmondeley    in Culture

New Zealand’s premiere electro-steampunk act Alex the Kid are launching their new EP “Zombies, Time Travel & Big City Living” and capturing video for their upcoming EP at two special gigs in September, one in Auckland (The Basement, Lower Greys Ave, 10-September, 9pm) and one in Wellington (Meow, Edward Street, 24-September, 9pm). Alex The Kid will [...]

Picnic at Pemberley: Abbey Museum Regency Event

   Posted by: cholmondeley    in Culture

The Abbey Museum is holding its annual regency event, a Picnic at Pemberley on Saturday 3rd September. Last year’s program included everything from croquet, to badminton, maypole dancing, a fan class and a militia display by a re-enactment group, and the organisers would love to enhance the event this year with a spinning/embroidery display. The [...]

The Steam-powered Airship Aurora

[/caption] South Australian indie filmmakers Urtext have just released the live-action steampunk movie Aurora after some 3 1/2 years in the making. Shot in and around the Adelaide area, Aurora tells the story of an airship crew in a determined quest to liberate the victims of ruthless slavers. The [...]
The League of Victorian Imagineers in Oamaru is currently accepting expressions of interest (form) for the 2011 League of Victorian Imagineers “Steampunk: tomorrow as it used to be” Exhibition at the Forrester Gallery, Oamaru, in late 2011. The Expression of Interest process will close on 16th September, 2011. If your art is not currently exhibition-ready, concept [...]