What is Steampunk? Steampunk simply embodies a time and a place. The time... the late 19th century, the place... a steam powered world, where air travel by fantastical airships and submarines is as common as traveling by car, train, or boat It's a place where national boundaries and interests are vastly different than our own version of history, where the elegant and refined are as likely to get pulled into a grand adventure, as the workers, ruffians, and lower classes. The idea of space travel is not so far fetched; lost civilizations are found and lost again. Anything is possible, and science can be twisted to meet ones own ends. Visually speaking, there are many references to use for the creation of a Steampunk costume and character. The following are a small sample of classic movies that have inspired Steampunk; Sherlock Holmes, 20,000 Leagues under the Sea, Around the World in 80 Days, the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Steamboy, Van Helsing, Wild Wild West, and the Golden Compass... You get the picture. Remember you can come as Doyle's Steampunk version of Professor Moriarty or “Lost Worlds” Edward Challenger or as someone from the pages of history or literature. The sky's the limit. Use your imagination and have fun.

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  • June 28 · 7:30 PM

    Harlequin Hypnosis Show

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    Join us for a night of entertainment, as you enjoy a hypnosis show like you’ve never seen. Will you volunteer to save little lost Katie, or will you sit back and enjoy... Learn more
  • March 22 · 7:30 PM

    The Harlequin Hypnosis Show - MARCH 22 at The Orpheum Annex

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    The theatrical hypnosis spectacular that's taking Canada by storm! A hilarious night of comedy, costume and theatrical adventure. Join us for a night of entertainment,... Learn more
  • April 28, 2013 · 12:30 PM

    Time Travelers’ Bazaar

    2 Cogs

    An event being run by the Vancouverites for Steampunk A costumers’ rummage sale, where old clothes & costumes can find new life Where overflowing wardrobes can be... Learn more

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