Archive - Oct 25, 2007

Shakespeare portrait may be genuine

The Sanders portrait of William Shakespeare, the only portrait believed to have been painted during the Bard's lifetime, is one step closer to being proven authentic. (photo)

Early Christian Art showcased in Venice

An new exhibit, Early Christian Art Between Rome and Byzantium, will showcase over 90 works from twenty Italian museums at the Intesa San Paolo's Palazzo Leoni Montanari. The show runs until November 18, 2007.

West Kingdom Crown Tourney photos online

Gelis of Balweary has posted photos from the recent Fall 2007 Crown Tourney in the Kingdom of the West.

[DRA] Yule Ball

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Be it known unto all gentles who have a mind to indulge their fancy for exceptional repasts, fine company, excellent dancing and song in painted halls, and keen exchanges at arms, that the Shire of Flintheath doth give notice of the celebration of their annual Yule Ball. To those Lords and Ladies and Peers of the Realm who wish to grace this Festival with their most illustrious presence, the Steward begs leave to inform all that the event will be held at Little Abington Scout Camp, Church Lane, Little Abington, Cambridgeshire, CB21 6BQ. Location:
Shire of Flintheath (Little Abington, England)

[ART] Twelfth Night 2008 & Gryphon's Lair Baronial Investiture

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Greetings one and all! Please join the good people of Gryphon's Lair as the year turns and Twelfth Night celebrations commence. This will be a singularly joyous event as we invest a new Coronet on the thrones of Gryphon's Lair, Sir Math Halfdane, the Fish and the Honorable Lady Daria de Salamanca.

To honor the Premiere Baroness' contribution and support of the Arts and Sciences over the past two years, there will be an Arts and Sciences Location:
Barony of Gryphon's Lair (Ogden, Utah)

[GLE] Havoc!

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HAVOC!!! November 9 - 11, 2007 in the Shire of Loch Bais (Minden, Louisiana)

Site:
Caney Conference Centre
1163 Methodist Camp Road
Minden, LA

site opens 5 pm Friday and closes 11 am Sunday

Prices:
Weekend Cabin $22
Tenting $17
Daytrip $11
Non-members add $3
Deduct $3 for Off Board
Early bird prices - Reservations received before October 15th, deduct $2 Location:
Shire of Loch Bais

Tewksbury Medieval Festival plans silver anniversary

Organizers of the Tewksbury Medieval Festival (England) want to get the entire community involved when they celebrate the festival's 25th anniversary in July 2008. "We are not looking for authenticity, just something with a medieval flavour," said spokesman Amanda Thomas.

Elin the Timid to be elevated at Ansteorra Coronation

Master Philip White reports that the Honorable Lady Elin the Timid will be elevated to the Order of the Laurel at the upcoming Ansteorra Fall Coronation.