[College Park, MD - 23 Feb 2013] Clockwork Werewulf Update - Ticket Deadline Extended!

We are down to a week before the Clockwork Werewulf II, our steampunk ball ( so here is an update:
First, we have extended the deadline for buying tickets at the $30 price to this Thursday, the 21st!  Paypal to:
Tickets at the door are $35 (cash only), as available.
The doors will open at 7 and there will be a short lesson in vintage dancing (polkas and waltzes) at 7:30.
At 8 the dancing will start with a Grand March and follow with dancing on and off until 11.
There will be light refreshments and punch.
There will also be a photography booth where you can have "prom photos" of your steamy finery for a fee.
Hopefully there will one or two surprises (of the pleasant variety - most events can't avoid the other type and I suspect we'll have our share as well).
More details as we have them - see you in a week!

[College Park, MD] A Steampunk Ball on the 23rd of February, 2013

2013 steampunk ball flyer
A Clockwork Werewulf II:
(Aetheric Boogaloo)
Being a (not quite annual) Victorian Ball in the Steampunk
On the 23rd of February, 2013
from seven o’clock to eleven o’clock in the evening
The Parish Hall of St Andrew’s Episcopal Church
4512 College Avenue, College Park, MD
a vintage dance ball to raise funds for Multiple Sclerosis research
offered by Team Greykell and Friends
Tickets available in advance: $30.00 via PayPal to, until February 18th, 2013
(a handy PayPal button is at )
Please be sure to include your name with your payment, so we may
welcome you at the door.
Tickets, at the door: $35.00 cash
Donations to the Multiple Sclerosis Society
may be made in cash or check at the door
Volunteers welcome: contact

Upcoming event: Swami YoMahmi presents: Doctor Who Burlesque

Daleks and Angels and Ood, ALLONS-Y!! 

Swami YoMahmi, the Original Sideshow Geek, presents an inter-dimensional burlesque adventure through the universe of Doctor Who. Featuring out-of-this-world burlesque from the always surprising and sexy Reverend Valentine, Candy del Rio, and Eerie Twilight, plus sonic sideshow by Mab Just Mab, and introducing erotic stage kitten Gaia Phoenix. 

2 shows: 9:00pm (doors open at 8:30) and 11:00 pm (doors @ 10:30)
Tickets: $10 in advance at; $12 at the door

So grab your scarf and your favorite Companion, count the shadows, and DON'T BLINK! 

Whovian dress encouraged (but not required).

we are the dreamers of dreams

Black Friday Sideshow and Burlesque Variety Cavalcade

Black Friday Sideshow and Burlesque Variety Cavalcade

Friday, November 25, 
Doors 9:00pm
Show 10:00pm

The Red Palace
1210-1212 H Street NE
Washington, DC 20002

Only $10.00!

The Cheeky Monkey Sideshow and Valentine Candy Burlesque, with Special Guest Maureen Andary of The Sweater Set!

One nerdy guy, four talented and beautiful women.  Boobies!  Danger!  Music!  Comedy! No getting in line at 4am to fight over a barely-discounted XBox… WHAT'S NOT TO LOVE?

Death of Rats

Steampunk Articulated Rat Skeleton (Jenner from Mrs. Frisby & the Rats of NIMH)

Jenner, the steampunk rat ruling over a rodent-scale kingdom of clockwork-toys stolen from humans. Until he tried to upgrade from clockwork to electricity and fried himself.

Jenner 039

Note: I didn't make the flying machine music box toy, I just painted it and stuck some clock bits on.

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I am updating the events on my website htp:// If anyone knows of any victorian, steamy historical events that could be included please email me at Please include date, name and link. Thank you
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Closest full of Items I am listing for sale.

I have decided to try to make room in my house and offer to you many of the wonderful things I have collected. I hope you shall find an interest. I have a lot more I have yet to photograph. Some not so steampunky but I shall include them anyways in a batch. If anyone is a motorcyclist, and small chested, ( man not boobs), I have motorcycle jackets, chaps, gloves ect from when I sold my motorcycle that I will have to soon take photos of. I also have a top hat and some pirate gear I shall soon list as well as a few frock jackets and ruffled shirts and vintage boots.

Please view the included link to my Flickr page and let me know if any items catch your fancy.

Palace of Wonders this Weekend!

Pull out your derbies, hike up your stockings, and join us for a speakeasy style celebration of years gone by at the Moonshine Cabaret a night so full of music, mischief and mayhem that we had to do it twice!

September 3rd & 4th
Palace of Wonders
1210 H St, NE Washington, DC 20002
Shows at 9:30pm & 11:30pm

Hobo humor of Sidetracked!
 Mark Slomski and his well-traveled Uke!
Vintage burlesque by no other than Randi Warhol! (link NSFW)
and Mavi, DC's dangerous dancer!


Music, whiskey and whit of the
Slomski Brothers!!
Amazing feats by DC's own SideShow girl, Mab just Mab!
Mavi, DC's dangerous dancer!
the beautiful burlesque of Helena Coy!

Collapse )The Slomski Brothers - "Vaudeville like you've never tasted it!"-
If you've ever wondered what Vaudeville tastes like, wonder no more. The Slomski Brothers are coming to town, and they always know what to do. Both Mark Slomski and Phil Slomski started performing at an early age, but it wasn't until Mama Slomski insisted they hit the road with the family luggage, Trunk Slomski, did they realize their dream: to bring laughter and the Slomski name to the entire world. It's not a show you'll want to miss, and it's not one you'll forget anytime soon. 

Mavi - A dark fusion belly dance artist known for her compelling presence, connectivity with her audience, sensual movements, her dark aesthetic, thematic interpretations, and mastery of balancing blades. She has also been known to play with fire.....

Mab - Mab believes that every single person has superpowers. One of Mab’s super powers is the ability to find the shortest lane in at a toll booth. The other is the ability to walk on broken glass and hammer spikes into her face. Mab is a freak. You probably shouldn’t try that at home. Currently, Mab can be found monkeying around with the rest of the Cheeky Monkey Sideshow, which happens to also be DC’s longest running theatrical sideshow.

Helena Coy - Helena Coy brings classic spice to your night with her tassel-twirlin' talents and sensual striptease. Inspired by the burlesque style of the1940s and 50s, Helena Coy invokes the smoldering hot starlets of times past. Don't miss her hike up her skirt, strut her stuff, and take you back to the classic era of burlesque!

See you at The Palace of Wonders!