Masquerade at WorldCon!

“A fabulous show!” – A Judge The 74th WorldCon Masquerade took place on August 19th at MidAmeriConII in Kansas City. The costume contest was one of the highlights of the weekend and was conducted according to ICG guidelines. Costumes were judged in two categories. The workmanship category is concerned only with how a costume is […]

Get in the Mood for Halloween with “The Scottish Play”

Summer is ending. The kids are heading back to school, even though it’s still hot as Hades, and the first costumes just appeared in the stores. While the Pandora Society is already revving up for our Halloween Masquerade, we understand that it’s difficult to imagine the chills and thrills of October while the community pools […]

Plan for This Year’s Events

With a new year comes new adventures, and we want to help you enjoy as many as you can with as little stress as possible. While many ill-prepared adventurers may have gone on quests without their pocket handkerchiefs, there is no reason you must lose sleep and stomach lining. So here’s an overview of The […]

Midsummer Mask-Making Part 3

Nothing has the same alluring mystery as a filigree mask, does it? It’s iconic, but the endless possibilities of lace make each disguise unique. Thing is, I don’t know how to make lace. And I certainly don’t have a laser cutter to whip-up a metal mask. Fortunately, there is hot glue.

Indianapolis Comic Con Report

Two weeks ago, over the weekend of March 14th – 16th, 2015, the Indianapolis Convention Center was filled with comic collectors, gamers, and a swarm of costumed cosplayers for the Indianapolis Comic Convention. Comic book artists, actors, and other celebrities were on hand to sign autographs and for photo opportunities with the attendees. Carrie Fisher, […]

Mask Maker Unmasked

An Interview with Beckalyn of Beckalyn’s Masquerade Among Rennies, Steampunks, Furries, and other lovers of fine and fun costumes in the midwest, Beckalyns Masquerade has become a well known name for quality, hand made masks, ears, and tails. John N Collins: The Mardi Gras season is upon us and you are becoming well known among the masquerade […]

Meet Mr. Fox

He is, depending on the day, the king or the familiar of the Cincinnati steampunk scene. You may know him better as Aloysius Fox. He works hard as the man behind the curtain, but it’s his role on-stage we’re here to discuss. Next month, Aloysius will be heading the festivities of the Voodoo Carnival as […]

Voodoo Carnival 2015 – LOVECRUSH88

Imagine The Cult, Led Zeppelin, and BLONDIE in a knife fight . . . . . . that’s the sound of LOVECRUSH88, and we are thrilled to have them join us for our fifth annual Voodoo Carnival! The band LOVECRUSH88 was formed in February of 2014.  Formed as a  project for a benefit show by front […]

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