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Professor Elemental!

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Steamcon V is proud to announce that Professor Elemental will be our Music Guest of Honor!

Steamcon V!

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We're live! The Steamcon V website is up! You can now go and buy a membership, a special event ticket, rent a hotel room or read the F.A.Q. We will have lots more information going up as we figure things out. Go and check it out!

http://www.steamcon.org/steamcon_v/index.php

Steamcon needs you!

As a non-profit Steamcon uses all the funds that it gets to run the best gosh darn steampunk convention ever. This coming year we are in need of donations to help get year five off the ground. If you can help, please click the link below.

http://www.gofundme.com/1ntwvo

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Steamcon IV is almost here!

Time is fleeting! We are one week away from all the major online deadlines for Steamcon IV. October 15th is the last day to pre-register for Steamcon IV and save time and money. Patron level membership sales end and will NOT be available at the door. It will be the last day to purchase tickets for the Airship Awards Banquet, Teatime at the Sanatorium and the Wayfarer’s Brunch. Tickets to the catered special events will also not be available at the door. And on the 15th the Airship Award voting ends.
So if you have not done so, get your memberships and tickets now! And then VOTE!

Got your hotel room?

If you are going to Steamcon IV, you should get your hotel room now! Our great rate will end on September 24th!

Go here to get signed up: https://resweb.passkey.com/Resweb.do?mode=welcome_ei_new&eventID=5730428

Steamcon Street Steam activate!

Steamcon could use your help! We need a little help putting up posters around the Northwest. As an incentive, if you send us a photo of the poster with a little background, you will be entered in a drawing for concert tickets to see Rasputina at Steamcon IV!

You can download the poster from the link and print it out yourself or drop by the Wayward meetup tonight (or most Mondays) and pick up a few from Martin. Then post it somewhere with good potential like comic shops, games stores or independent bookstores. Ask for permission first of course. Take a quick pic and email it to info AT steamcon DOT org. Increase your chances of winning by posting lots! We will be giving out four tickets total! Good luck and THANKS!!!!

Steamcon poster page

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Seattle Steampunk University and Store!

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12:00 – 1:00 – Intro to Steampunk: Diana Vick will give you an overview of how it all began and her take on the genre, subculture and aesthetic of steampunk.

1:00 – 2:00 – How to Dress Steampunk: Liz Spain says that your perfect steampunk outfit may be hiding in your closet! Learn how to find and alter easy-to-find inexpensive clothing to create sartorial fabulousness for all genders.

2:00 – 3:00 – Prop making: Tony Hicks aka Shamus Tinplate and Sean Forbes will show you their fabulous gadgets and talk to you about their process.

3:00 – 4:00 – Leather working & Goggle making: Mac McGowan of SteamBaby has been doing leather work of various kinds for many years. In this talk he will cover some basic leatherworking ideas and show some tips and hints for goggle construction as well.
4:00 – 5:00 – Steampunk Music: Jordan Block of Sepiachord, one of the leading steampunk musicologists in the world will talk about what he finds to be steampunk music.

Classes will run from Noon until 5:00 PM
The Store will be open from Noon until 6:00 PM

Airship Awards nominations are Open!

The Nominations for this year's Airship Awards are open!

The Airship Awards were created to honor of the creativity of the steampunk community. Each year, we ask the community to choose the nominees in five categories and then the pre-registered members of Steamcon vote to choose the winners. The winners are announced at a banquet on Friday night at Steamcon.

Anyone can make a nomination. Just read the rules and then go an make a nomination!
Help us honor the best and brightest!

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