“Cirque Du Risque!” : 1st Annual Steampunk Ball

A (s)exploration of Steampunk through the Ages

Sept 15th, 2012- THE CASTLE Ybor City

Attention! Explorers of the unknown, Inspectors of the Strange, Pilots of mysterious flying machines, Mad Scientists, Maidens of mechanical corsetry, demented Absinthe dreamers, Ladies and Gentlemen, Dandies and Urchins!

On Sept 15th Master of Ceremonies, Gen of Genitorturers, will lead a “Time Travel Nightlife Adventure” embarking at Ybor City’s historic Castle, when the past and future intersect for a fashion fusion event featuring a Steampunk infused fashion show from designers: Synthflesh, Horehead Designs, Raven Devell Designs as well as valve-swelling neo-burlesque performances by : Vita Devoid, Angelica Syn, and captivating aerialism from Cirque Du Risque Aerial Artisans.

DJ Curse Mackey (Pigface/TKK) will fabricate an industrialized concoction of electro-swing, dark cabaret, gypsy industrial punk, & dance music from times gone by or times that never were.

Suggested modes of Steampunk Dress to include: Cyber Victorian, Very Wild West, Undersea Fantasy, Neo-Vintage, goggles, gadgets, goth, Abe Lincoln Vampire Hunter, 20,000 Leagues under the Sleaze, adventures in time travel, 19th century naughtiness…

Traveler Embarkation points and tantalizing interactive attractions:

The ABSINTHE SALOON: Where spirits from the old age are shaken, stirred and served cold while futures are told…

Interactive Adventures:

  • Hot Moustache Contest: criteria includes size, styling, originality and or overall naughtiness
  • Steam Queen Jubilee – Who will ascend from Punk Princess to Queen of Steam?
  • Most Intriguing Hat: most original, marvel of engineering, form and function that compliment the overall theme of the outfit.

..the Steampunk Ball is sure to send you home hot and bothered!!!!!