Steampunks in the US Pacific Northwest, we got a special gift for you!
The lovely folks at Portland GEAR Con in Oregon have generously donated two weekend passes and a pledge to the Rising Phoenix Fund.
We will be giving away these tickets FOR FREE to one lucky winner who replies to this post.
Here are the rules:
Comment on this post between now (July 5th) and noon EST on Tuesday, July 12 for a chance to win. The winner will be contacted by via e-mail and must reply within 24-hours in order to confirm their prize. If not, a new winner will be selected.
Check out this poster for a lists of musicians, guests, and events going on at the con:
Moreover, I’ll be at ConnectiCon this coming weekend, where I’ll be selling buttons & doing panels. Check after the jump for more info.
Steampunk in Anime
Friday, 3:15 PM, Panel 3
Description: A media presentation about different steampunk animes and how each anime incorporates its steampunk elements. We will conduct a powerpoint presentation, show video clips, and encourage audience discussion about how steampunk manifests itself in anime. We will talk about several series and films including Fullmetal Alchemist, D.Gray Man, Last Exile, Steamboy, Samurai Seven, Steam Detectives and more! We’ll also discuss the history of the steampunk aesthetic in Japan and why it is so popular.
Steam Around the World: Steampunk Beyond Victoriana
Saturday 6:15 PM, Panel 2
Description: The blog’s standard panel about multiculturalism in steampunk, recently revised & updated.
The Outlandish Tales of Baron von Lahey
Saturday 7:30 PM, Panel 2
Description: A fundraiser event for the Rising Phoenix Fund. Join special guests and the Wandering Legion for this story-telling charity event. The panelists tell their own accounts of the adventures of the eccentric quadrillionaire and owner of Airship Entertainment Baron von Lahey! Audience members will vote for their favorites. All proceeds will be donated to Shelterbox, an international aid organization specializing in first-responder aid relief.