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Talented and inspiring makers fill 2013 speaker schedule

Our speaker schedule is jam-packed with intriguing presentations. Take a look: Saturday, June 29 at 10:30 a.m. Zero to Maker: Getting up to speed with the Maker Movement—Interested in the maker movement but not sure where to start? In this presentation, David Lang will share his unlikely journey from zero to maker. Lang will showContinue Reading

Science City activities at Maker Faire offer family fun

Take a look at the events taking place in Science City at Maker Faire: Saturday, June 29 and Sunday, June 30 at 11 a.m. Steve Trash  Maze Park Steve Trash will share his passion for upcycling and reusing in a very magical way. As a young kid in Alabama – thanks to a discarded Velvet ElvisContinue Reading

Sneak peak of 2013 featured attractions

Check out all of this year’s awesome featured attractions: ArcAttack Featured on west side of building – check booth for performance times Can you imagine music made by lightning bolts? ArcAttack, a music group from Austin, Texas, has mastered the use of Tesla coils to produce energized sound. Since 2005, the group has used TeslaContinue Reading

Amazing music line-up to play at Maker Faire

Here’s a sneak preview of this year’s music line-up: Saturday, June 29 10 a.m. Marching Cobras 11 a.m. River Cow Orchestra Noon Wire and String 3 p.m. BEnTT 4 p.m. River Cow Orchestra 5 p.m. Opossum Trot Sunday, June 30 10 a.m. River Cow Orchestra 11 a.m. Wire and String Noon Junebug 1 p.m. OpossumContinue Reading

Maker Mixer offers entertainment before main event

All are invited to attend the Maker Mixer from 7 to 11 p.m. on Friday, June 28 at Union Station. Makers and the public are in for a night of fun before the main event. Attendees can preview maker events and booths before the crowds. Musical entertainment will include performances by Funk Syndicate, a KansasContinue Reading

ArcAttack Returns!

Can you imagine music made by lightning bolts? ArcAttack, a music group from Austin, Texas, has mastered the use of Tesla coils to produce energized sound. Since 2005, the group has used Tesla coil technology to produce music and has appeared on “America’s Got Talent” and Maker Faire stages across the country. The group usesContinue Reading

2013 Season is On!

Thanks for dealing with the migration of our new website for 2013, we are working hard to bring you the best event yet! The Call for Makers will open this month and we will begin to announce some exciting developments! Stay Tuned!Continue Reading