Steampunk 101

Steampunk, a Sci-Fi sub-genre, takes its cues from the Victorian era when steampower was widely used and the world viewed technology with fanciful optimism. Learn more about it here. Arbutus Tinkersmith of the SteamPunk Arts and Technical Society (SPATS) is one of the local experts. For those interested in learning more, a weekly Steampunk meetup is held Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m. at Jack of the Wood. (Steampunk attire is encouraged by not necessary.)

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Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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