Archive - Sep 19, 2005

New exhibit on Chinese art at the Met

"Secular and Sacred: Scholars, Deities, and Immortals in Chinese Art" is on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art through January 8.

Wilkinson Sword Factory to Close

14 skilled swordmakers will lose their jobs when British institution Wilkinson Sword closes its plant. The renowned crafter of ceremonial swords for British cavalrymen is scheduled to close at the end of September 2005.

Festival of the Laurels

Artisans and Scientists of Meridies! Begin a new tradition in A.S. XL by starting out your annual schedule of Regional A&S Faires with Festival of the Laurels hosted by the Shire of Sol Haven over the weekend of October 21st-23rd at Indian Springs State Park in Flovilla GA.

Barony of Axemoor cancels Christmas Revel

The Barony of Axemoor (New Orleans, La.), which suffered the greatest damage from Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath, has canceled its annual Christmas Revel for this year.

Arrrr Matey, Today is Talk-Like-a-Pirate Day!

Want to be like Jack Sparrow? Wear an eyepatch? Go around saying "Arrrrr" a lot? Then today is YOUR day! Happy National Talk Like a Pirate Day!