So, Airship Constantine with S.P.A hosted an exploratory event at the Witte Museum on October 1st during their celebration of the discovery of the SS. Republic. The event's main theme was to discover the technology and history that has influenced steampunk subculture and the various people who created it. Piracy, steamship technology, and crew structure were a few panel themes that various crews and San Antonio steampunks could discover and incorporate into their own worlds. We were joined by a brand new San Antonio crew, Airship Albatross (we will have another blog about this exciting event and new ship), as well, as various friends that we have met along our travels.
This was the first S.P.A sponsered event, which promises many more to come. We look forward to creating a San Antonio Neo-Victorian Association branch at UTSA soon, a collaborative effort to raise steampunk awareness with Airship Constantine/S.P.A to welcome many into an exciting new subgenre sweeping the alternative world and back. We are, also, working with more charity events through the creation of the first specifically San Antonio community involvement page, San Antonio Community Heroes, and had created the first 2011 Steampunk Christmas Charity Event with our Wreathes Across America: Remberence for the Fallen Soldier.
So, basically, S.P.A (Steampunk Awareness) is not dead. In fact, we're working more tirelessly than ever and will be getting up our new S.P.A FB page up soon, and the website soon after. We are continuously working for a better steampunk tomorrow, and a future for those who are willing to work for it. Thank you Steampunk community for all your support and you'll be hearing from us soon (we promise!)
-Captain Vivienne Eeva Valentina