January 1, 1970

Jean-Christophe Valtat @ The Watch City Steampunk Festival

The Watch City Steampunk Festival
Waltham, Massachusetts
May 11th – 13th

 

On May 12th & 13th, 2012, the Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation presents the third annual Watch City Festival! This is a city-wide event that celebrates the imagination, history and ingenuity behind Steampunk. For one weekend the city of Waltham is transformed into an alternate reality “trapped in time” where the lines between science fiction and the industrial revolution are blurred to bring guests into an immersible experience like no other!

 

Friday May, 11th

 

BOOK LAUNCH
&
STEAMPUNK MUSIC CONCERT

 

When:
6:00 PM

Where:
Watch City Brewery
256 Moody Street
Waltham, Massachusetts
(781) 647-4000

Jean-Christophe Valtat, France’s Foremost steampunk author, reads from Aurorarama (RESERVE A COPY) following and preceding music by Infernal Devices and Frenchy & The Punk.

Valtat is returning to the states in a big, big way!

 

Saturday, May 12th

 

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

When:
1 PM

Where:

The Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation
154 Moody Street,
Waltham, MA.

Jean-Christophe Valtat kicks off the official festival with a lecture discussing “Jules Verne and the roots of Steampunk” in the Steampunk Keynote Address. 1:00 PM at The Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation, 154 Moody Street, Waltham, MA.

http://www.backpagesbooks.com/steampunkkeynote

 

PRIVATE EVENT
IN DEFENSE OF STEAMPUNK: A REASONED SCREED

 

When:
7:00 PM

Where:
Back Pages Books
289 Moody Street
Waltham, MA 02453
781.209.0631
[email protected]

Why Steampunk?  Why genre?  Why now?  A discussion (and defense) of Steampunk and its place in our digitally driven society with Jean-Christophe Valtat and SteamPunk Magazine editor Margaret Killjoy.

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