Archive - Sep 18, 2007

Robin Netherton/Laurellen de Brandevin Lecture Weekend

Costume researchers Robin Netherton and Laurellen de Brandevin (mka Tammy Dupuis) will visit Eugene, Oregon for a lecture and discussion seminar the weekend of October 20-21, 2007.

Weta Tenzan Chainmaille

Fred Tang of Tenzan Production and the Weta Workshop have collaborated to create a new process for the lightweight chainmail used in such films as Lord of the Rings and Kingdom of Heaven.

BBC drama "makes archaeology sexy", says editor

Bone Kickers, a new drama on BBC One scheduled for Spring 2008, will follow the work of a team of archaeologists in Bath, England.

Windhaven's 30th Birthday Celebration

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The Barony of Windhaven invites you to celebrate 30 years of friendship and hospitality. Join us for a relaxing day of fighting, gaming, feasting and dancing at the beautiful lodge in Pamperin Park.

Pamperin Park
2477 Shawano Ave
Green Bay, WI 54303

Site Open 10am to 9pm - Site is discretely damp and handicap accessible.

Activities:
Prize tourney in heavy and rapier fighting, hosted by the Baron and Baroness (weather permitting) Location:
Barony of Windhaven (Green Bay, Wisconsin)

Siege the Day

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Shattered Oak Shire’s third Siege the Day Event is coming soon! Help us replicate a Medieval Siege. You’ll see Siege Weapons demonstrations & contests, engage in Heavy Combat, Rapier Combat, Archery & Thrown Weapon competitions, Blacksmithing Demonstrations, and much, much more!

FREE! Site fee is DONATION ONLY, and will be split between Event Costs and Northshield Endowment Fund. Location:
Shire of Shattered Oak (Hixton, Wisconsin)

Raphael restorations nearly complete

30 years after work began, the restoration of Renaissance master Raphael's frescoes in the Vatican is nearly complete. The restoration is scheduled to be completed within a year.

SCA: "eclectic, if not fun"

Matt Lewis of the online version of the Arizona Wildcat (University of Arizona) takes a look at the College of St. Felix, the university's local SCA chapter. "They are an eclectic, if not fun, bunch," said Curt Booth, a UA employee and SCA club advisor who is called Lord Fergus DeBotha for club meetings.