Scott Helland – Solo

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Scott Helland creates melodic, euphoric acoustic guitar instrumentals rooted in the realms of folk, alternative and world. His eclectic musical past, keen melodic sense, live looping technique, energetic showmanship and tasteful use of guitar effects creates a compelling soundscape. Helland has been a featured performer at the Steampunk World’s Fair in New Jersey, AnimeMidwest in Illinois, Motor City Steam Con […]

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Serpentina North Ensemble

The Serpentina North Ensemble

The Serpentina North Ensemble is a music and dance troupe that serves up tribal bellydance in a group improv format. Based in Toronto, they have a foundation in Fat Chance style ATS, but also incorporate ITS from Gypsy Caravan, kathak stylings, classical Persian, cabaret, and other dance forms that inspire them. They have been a part of TedX at YorkU, […]

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Professor Gustave Erroneous Morbeus

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We are delighted to welcome the illustrious Patametaphysicist, & Inventor Extraordinaire, Professor Gustave Erroneous Morbeus, to the Grand Canadian Steampunk Exhibition with his Doom&Gloom Vacuum and other Ambiguous Apparatuses. This Esteemed Professor, who received the coveted ‘Know Bells’ and ‘Whistles’ Prizes for the discovery of the elementis AbsurdAbstractium, now refines this abundant energy source to power his inventions, also creating as a […]

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SQUID LID

SQUID LID

Journey with us 20,000 fathoms deep & find the underwater wonder that is SQUID LID, the Dark Electro-pop spectacle for the everyday explorer. This deep sea experience takes audiences (lovingly called Tentacles) on an eerie journey thru the strange and unusual world of sights & sounds that is Squid Lid. Reach out your tentacles for a taste… Manta Ray Bait & Shark […]

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Majinx

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Professor Wick and his lovely assistant Lady Beckoncall return to the GCSE with several thrilling new presentations.  A tribute to the Late Great Harry Houdini featuring their own version of The Under Water Torture Cell and Metamorphosis.  The Professor will also be demonstrating his latest miracles of “mechanology,” including his Mind Reading Machine and The Spirit Catcher.  Improbable, unlikely but […]

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Ague

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Ague comes forth to shed light on both the virtues and vileness of the days of yore. Venerating the misconstrued and misrepresented beliefs of our forbearers – drawing parallels between our time and theirs with one part spiritualism and one part science fiction.  Expect straight razors, and ready the borax! We are sure you won’t want an inoculation when you […]

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Spencer Scurr

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Spencer Scurr is a close-up Illusionist specialising in putting magic directly into the audience’s hands.  A good performance tells a story, but a great performance becomes a story to be told. Equipped with cards, coins, rope, and some charm, Spencer brings the unexpected and unbelievable up close and personal, giving everyone a story of their own to tell! Bio Since […]

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The Vaudevillian

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The 1920’s Rock & Roll & Ragtime band, The Vaudevillian is sure to get you off your doggone caboose and doing the lindy hop! Jitterbug James, Norah Spades & Piedmont Johnson create rusty ol’ 1920’s tunes that will get your feet stompin’- bringing you back to the days when Prohibition began & ended!  Be sure to shine your shoes and […]

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Itto Kagutsuchi

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No night circus is complete with without some fire to dispel the darkness. Itto provides opportunity to witness the danger and beauty of that most primal of elements with his fiery act. Bio Itto Kagutsuchi is a fire performer based out of Toronto with Illuminair Entertainment. He has performed throughout North America bringing fire, spectacle, and wonder to thousands of […]

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Dragonfly Bellydance

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With dangerous swords and flowing fans, the Dragonettes are both pirates and ethereal clockwork fairies, they will astound you with the marvellous articulation of their hips, arms and bellys, and their mastery of silken and metal props, all done to the haunting steampunk sounds. Bio Dragonfly Bellydance is a fun and spunky troupe formed in Zahira’s very unique and personal […]

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Mighty Mike – The Strongman Juggler

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Mighty Mike combines years of juggling and comedic performance with the lost art of strongman feats!  Step right up folks & see this mighty man attempt to drive a nail through a board with his bare hand!   Witness the ripping in two of a telephone book, the bending of metal bars and the nail-biting balancing of heavy objects!  Bowling balls, […]

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R Phinius Bodine

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In his quest to unravel the mysteries of science and nature, R Phinius Bodine will attempt to explain through demonstrations of electro/mechanical gadgetry the subtleties and development of electricity, including its discoverers and myths. Part of the Hullaballoo: An Anomalous Revue

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Professor Taelstrum, Truth-Teller

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In a world drenched in blood, steam, and gears, Professor Taelstrum is a world-renowned vagabond, ragamuffin, and truth-teller. His Bandoleer of Legends contains his favorite stories and if you ask nicely, he might tell you a tale or two. He has sipped and supped with Queens, Princes, and the occasional King from across the globe. He has been an anonymous […]

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The Hullaballoo: An Anomalous Revue!

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Intrepid duo Professor Archibald Floss & Dr. Charlotte Tann of Mental Floss Sideshow bring you a cavalcade of carefully curated performances that will infect your funny bone & cause your eyes to pop! Expect a unique & bewildering Variety Show with acts not seen at any other time during the festival!  All served up with your favourite Human Oddity & a healthy […]

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Zoosemobile

Zoosemobile

Listen & Join In! If you ask an Inventor to make a Zoosemobile First they find steel & pedals for wheels, Then metal for bending and drums that need mending Plus pots, bells & pans with sticks in your hands For scraping & tapping to wake those who’re napping There’ll be banging with springs & many cacophonous things! Hidden sounds of all kinds… who knows […]

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