"When people think of the Kinetic Carnivale, they smile." So says Mendocino County Museum Director Alison Glassey, who is preparing the museum grounds for the third annual Kinetic Carnivale – a weekend of Steampunk-themed activities, "geared" for the whole family.
Could be interesting…
Karl Schroeder’s 2006 novel (review) set a new bar for imaginative worldbuilding and exciting adventure sf. A new graphic novel adaptation from Blind Ferret adds the talents of Jeff Moss, Guy Allen, and Michael Birkhofer to Schroeder’s prodigious imagination.
A unique and marvelous week featuring Steampunk is happening right nearby, at the Meadowlands Museum.
James Burton’s UK-based company, XRobots, specializes in building science fiction props and costumes. His latest project, which he is documenting through a series of YouTube videos, is designing and printing an Alien Xenomorph costume. And, best of all, his 3D models are available for downloading!
Steampunk fans in Reno talk about the trend and what how they take the theme and make it their own. The expo was held at the Wilber D. May Museum July 19, 2014. For more information visit www.highdesertsteam.org.