SCA news sites
cities-msg (21K) 3/25/13 Medieval cities.
The works of German Renaissance artist Albrecht Dürer are being showed in an exhibit at the National Gallery of Art in Washington D.C. Holland Cotter, of the New York Times Art and Design section, looks at the artist and his work.
fd-Russia-msg (105K) 3/31/13 Russian food. Russian cookbooks.
fd-Ireland-msg (87K) 3/25/13 Medieval Irish food. references. recipes.
beer-in-food-msg (40K) 3/25/13 Period recipes with beer or ale in them.
SCA-Bling-art (29K) 3/27/13 "SCA Bling on a Budget, or Trolling for Treasure" by Ld. Daniel Basques du Pau.
Archaeologists have long known that Vikings loved their ale, but, according to Merryn and Graham Dineley, the experts have seldom considered just where the ale was brewed. Now, a new study speculates that stone structures in Britain, once believed to be bathhouses, might actually have been brewhouses.
The Society for Creative Anachronism Inc. is accepting applications for the position of Society Chatelain.
The East Kingdom Gazette reports that at Their Royal Court at Mudthaw, Their Majesties Edward and Thyra of the Kingdom of the East offered elevation to the Order of the Laurel to Elizabeth Elenore Lovell and Amy Webbe.
The East Kingdom Office of the Chatelaine is currently seeking candidates for the Northern, Central, and Southern Regional Deputy positions.
Job duties primarily include the collection and summarizing of the four quarterly reports, building relationships with the Chatelaines in your region, and answering newcomer e-mails.
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HL Mathurin Kerbusso reports that new content has been added to the online CalonSound Project, which endeavors to record and archive the original stories, songs, poems, and instrumental works of the artists of Calontir. Recently included were the works of Hyrim de Guillon.
The 22nd Gulf Wars in Lumberton, Mississippi drew over 3,000 people to King’s Arrow Ranch to enjoy the annual "War with no Enemies.” Emily Ham Price of the Hattiesburg American journeyed to the campout to experience medieval life. (photos and video)
Lord Martyn de Halliwell, Dept. Head, Youth Point, Pennsic XLII, is seeking volunteers to help with Youth Point at the upcoming War.
The Western Science Center in Hemet, California is teaming up with La Sierra University to present Weapons & War in the Iron Age which "examines the important period of the 2nd millenium BC in the ancient Near East." The exhibit will open May 19, 2013.
www.pennsicuniversity.org to sign up to teach classes! If you’re unable to attend Pennsic, you’re still able to help by passing this message on as far and wide as your can! Please forward to all kingdom, regional, and local lists that you feel would be appropriate. Yours in service, Martyn
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Lord Martyn de Halliwell reports that a new Youth and Family Track has been created for the University at Pennsic 42.
Swords clashed in the Ravine Battle at Gulf Wars XXII and WDAM, Hattisburg, Mississippi television, was there for the action. For the print article, the reporter interviewed Suzanne Sherman of Kansas and Lisa and Brian Blair, of Mobile, AL. An excellent video from WDAM has also been posted on YouTube.
Officials from English Heritage have cancelled the 2013 re-enactment of the Battle of Hastings set for the weekend of 12 and 13 October. The reason given was that the weather damage to the field from last year's torrential rains, and continuing bad weather have left the field in need of being re-seeded.
Low water in Stockholm's harbor reveals the outline of two sunken warships believed to be from the 17th century.