Tonight, June 19: Malediction Society’s 6th Anniversary: Steampunk Ball at the Monte Cristo in L.A.

Tonight - June 19 - Time to celebrate Malediction Society's 6th anniversary at the Steampunk Ball, presented by LADEAD™: Los Angeles Darkside within the darkly elegant Monte Cristo in Los Angeles: 10:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m. Six years ago on this very date, Malediction Society was born - as the very first steampunk club, wherein elegant Society Members were encouraged to embrace the anachronism of the Industrial Revolution. On this very special night, dance to the finest in darkwave, industrial, EBM, synthpop, elektro, noize, and aggrotech, played by DJ Xian and DJ Amanda Jones...See you there - in upscale attire in anachronistic hues of bronze...

Malediction Society's 6th Anniversary: Steampunk Ball at the Monte Cristo
3100 Wilshire Blvd. (at Westmoreland)
Los Angeles, CA 90010
(just east of the Metro Redline station at Wilshire Blvd. and Vermont Ave.)

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$5 entry with RSVP before 10:30 p.m.
Must RSVP “Attending” before 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, 6/19
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LADEAD™: Los Angeles Darkside
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TOMORROW: Accordion Babes Live!

Tomorrow, join Vagabondage, "Daddy Squeeze" Dan Newton, Ron Reich, and no fewer than 8 of the Babes from the 2011 Accordion Babes calendar for an afternoon of music at the Oyster Point Yacht Club.

Date: Sunday, January 16, 2011
Time: 2 p.m.
Cost: $6 members/$8 guests
Location: 911 Marina Blvd, South San Francisco

Stick around after dark for the amazing documentary film Behind The Bellows, a riveting story of the rich history and making of the accordion by the Bay Area's own Steve Mobia.

For directions or more information visit:

The current Accordion Babes calendar & CD be available at the show for a mere $15! Just speak with October's Babe, Emchy (when she's not fondling her squeezebox, that is). Calendars can also be purchased online here.

Strowler Nights: Oct 30-31 2010; Seattle WA

Wonderful new and exciting stuff is being added to the Strowler experience Halloween weekend!; Oct 30-31st 2010.

First of all, Studio Foglio (aka Professors Phil and Kaja Foglio of TPU) are going to be the special guests!  The Foglios are well known for their wonderful online gaslamp fantasy comic Girl Genius!)

Just as exciting is the news that JourneyQuest: Season One, the new webseries by Strowlers creators Ben Dobyns and Matt Vancil, will premiere at Strowler Nights on October 31st at 4 PM.

There are also day passes available for sale now for only $25 (Tickets are available HERE)

It's going to be an amazing weekend with two full nights of wonderful musical performances, circus performers, fire spinning, dancers, vendors and masquerade costuming goodness!

The tentative schedule isn't on the website yet, but this is what it currently looks like:
Saturday (music from 7-12 PM)
6:45  Circus performance
7pm Clint McCune  
7:45 Circus performance
8:00 Alexander James Adams
8:45 Break
9:15 Fire performance
9:30  Vixy & Tony
10:30 Circus performance
10:45 Skinny White Chick
12:00 end

Sunday (music from 7-12 PM)
6:45 Circus performance
7pm Celia 
8pm Circus performance
8:15 Ash Productions
8:45 Break
9:15 Fire performance
9:30 Sharon Knight
10:30 Circus performance
10:45 Tricky Pixie
12:00 end
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Announcing the new Seattle Steampunk Exhibition Ball LJ Community & Website!

Salutations to our varied and creative tinkerers, rough riders, scientists, airship pirates, strowlers, and steampunk enthusiasts!

We, the behind the scenes minions of the Steampunk Exhibition Ball, are madly plugging away at our logistical terminals to present you with a even more fantastical event than our maiden voyage last year. You will not believe your eyes! This year’s fantastical feast will titillate and inspire while we bring you fantastical inventions of mad scientists, the melodic sounds of steampunk musical sensations, visual displays of the slipped timing chains of the most talented dancers, competitions of the marvelous manscaping and exquisite hat varieties. You will also be able to experience a bit of wormwood at our ever fabulous Absinthe Bar, sip varieties of uniquely blended teas in our Tea Room, and have your souls captured at our Photo Salon. All this and so much more can be experienced in full immersion as your are surrounded by the true and extraordinary history and artifacts of Victorian Seattle. Now where else can you get THIS experience?! The answer is simple, no where but at Seattle's Steampunk Exhibition Ball! So zip your dirigible over to our main website for more information, ticketing, and exploration!

Don't forget to also join our Official Steampunk Exhibition Ball LiveJournal Community, where you can get up to date news flashes about the event and network with folks who are attending or performing!

We're looking forward to seeing you and sharing with you the eclectic tastes of Pac-NW Steampunks, Makers, Musicians, and Artists... hope to see you there!

Your Humble Conventions Promoter,
Ms J
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StrowlerCon in Boston 8-10 October

Calling all Strowlers!

""Aligned with steampunk and other chronology-bending movements, strowlers focus on alternative forms of performance art, such as music, juggling, poi spinning, dancing, drumming, circus arts and ropework. Strowlers are also into craft, calling themselves "makers". ."
— Urban Dictionary

The first ever StrowlerCon will be held in Boston 8-10 October 2010.

More information and tickets are available HERE

Day passes are now available for only $25!

For a 15% discount, enter the code:  SWC15 at checkout!

(Hotel rooms are still available and can be booked through THIS LINK)