Tag Archives: Steampunk

Undead: Goth’s Mystery and History Lives On in Jacksonville

A dark saga developed over hundreds of years, creating an expansive cultural network. We spoke with key figures in the local scene on how the goth subculture lives on in Northeast Florida. It’s Resurgence Goth Night at 1904. Occult symbols project onto dark walls and absinthe drips from cups. A pulse creeps into a creaking bass and a guitar melody, summoning a sea of black cloth to the dance floor. Bodies in intricate layers of corsets and capes, adorned with silver, sway together to the ominous tones. A heavy echo on every note, a voice enters the mix three minutes …

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Howlin’ On The Bay: Wolf’s Museum of Mystery

On Charlotte Street, amongst the idyllic charm of St. Augustine’s historic downtown district, Wolf and live in a lovely two-story Victorian with a wide front porch and quaint backyard. But while many merchants have converted these historic homes into welcoming bed and breakfasts, Wolf and Ali have transformed their home into a museum of curiosities and collectibles with as much history as the oldest city itself. A small chalkboard on the porch next to a hand-painted Bigfoot banner announces the live mermaid performance from 6-7pm in the courtyard. It works to draw people in from the narrow side street. The …

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Collective Con 2015

The Rash of Con – Collective Con Lands at Fairgrounds

Collective Con Brings Nationally Trending Nerd Culture to Jacksonville Nerd culture conventions are not just the fodder of late night talk show jokes anymore. The days of convention attendants being mocked for not having girlfriends is a thing of the past. In the last 5 years, the larger conventions, like San Diego’s famous , have grown so popular, you have to buy your tickets almost a year in advance or it’ll sellout before you even know what character you intend to go as.  in Atlanta has proven that this phenomenon isn’t exclusive to the west coast. Recently, Orlando’s  has even …

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october, 2021

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