David Lee

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David Lee is the principal artist at Hatton Cross Steampunk, located in Gloucester Virginia. His art has been featured in numerous exhibits at Steampunk conventions, festivals and art galleries throughout the US, Europe and New Zealand. He has received multiple nominations and awards for his costuming, props and vehicles. In January 2018 he signed with […]

DJ Vourteque

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Vourteque is one of America’s top electro swing and neo-vintage Djs. Musician, producer, remix artist, DJ, carny and ringmaster – Vourteque entertains and wows crowd from Los Angeles to New York. He’s one of the minds behind the midwest’s Rouge! neo-vintage dance parties that have featured guests such as Dutty Moonshine, Good Co., Kiwistar, Lord […]

V is for Villains

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V is for Villains is a nationally touring, high energy electronic industrial rock band from Chicago, Illinois. A group of highly skilled stage performers, V is for Villains blends original music with colorful costuming and full backstories to create characters with a comic book and sci-fi genre feel. to the world. Well known through out the […]

Rooms for the 2018 Symposium

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  For April 27th to 29th, 2018, the Symposium will be held at the Ramada Plaza located at 11320 Chester Rd, Cincinnati, Ohio 45246.   Rooms in the International Steampunk Symposium block are $89/night (plus tax & fees) for doubles and kings. As of today, rooms in the block are available for booking by calling 513-771-2080 and requesting […]

Steampunk Olympics Day 2

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The Steampunk Olympics kicked off on Saturday with the mandatory training for Umbrella fencing, followed by Nerf Duelling, Penny Farthing races, Croquet, and Dirigible races. The costume contest also took place, with results covered separately. Umbrella Fencing “This is a bad idea” is the official motto of Umbrella Fencing, which is why it was scheduled […]

Gaming Around the World

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Mandisa Njeri, captain of Her Royal Airship Ashanti, hosted a lively panel on parlor games during the symposium’s first day of programming. She said she was inspired to research more games after attending a parlor game night at the home of Sir Ernest Octave Suszczynski and Gintia Peaseblossom last year. Parlor games are meant to […]

Steampunk Olympics Registration

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A Message from our Olympics Games Master Don Dodson III. Greetings and Salutations! I am the Head Official for this year’s Steampunk Olympics and wanted to share some of my excitement about upcoming event. First, I want to thank everyone who has participated and those who are working diligently behind the scenes to bring the games […]

Steampunk Olympics 2017 – HMAS Dauntless

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HMAS Dauntless hails from Columbus, Ohio, and is a group of fine ladies and gents with talent in both building and costuming and great senses of humor. You can’t hang around this group for long without laughter happening! The Dauntless has entered the Symposium Games in years past, putting in a solid effort, with wins […]

Symposium Saturday Meal Options

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Breakfast ~ $12++ ~ 7AM to 11AM. Selection of Chilled Juices Fresh Assorted Cut Fruit Individual Flavored Yogurt with Granola Breakfast Pastries and Muffins Farm Fresh Scrambled Eggs Country Style Home Fries Bacon & Sausage Links Stewed Tomato Baked Beans Biscuits with Butter, Jam, and Jelly Beverage Choice Lunch Buffet ~ $9.95++ ~ 12PM to […]

Symposium 2017 Entertainment – Echo

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ebony Echo finessa descant I To be on Exhibition at the 2017 International Steampunk Symposium. Echo is believed by many to be a gilded music box automaton. One that performs numerous gestures with song, and capable of independent mobility. Interacts freely and safely with Humans of all ages. Seems to enjoy playing with children when […]