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Cirque Mechanics comes to The Vets, a steampunk-inspired circus

Imagine a world inspired by steampunk culture, set against a Wild West, Victorian-era or some other long lost time backdrop. It usually incorporates steam-powered technology or, in the case of The Vets upcoming show, Pedal Punk, by pedal powered technology.

Pedal Punk is the latest circus production by the Las Vegas-based Cirque Mechanics, who bring “storytelling and innovative mechanics” to the stage. The retrofuturistic show, presented by Providences’ own FirstWorks – a nonprofit known for building cultural, educational and economic vitality throughout the state – will kick off their 2016-1017 Artistic Icons Series with Pedal Punk this month… READ MORE at Providence Monthly.