Archive - Dec 16, 2008

Met celebrates love in Renaissance Italy

New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art is for lovers! Lovers of art of the Italian Renaissance, that is. The museum will sponsor Art and Love in Renaissance Italy, an exhibit that "promises romance, desire, youthful beauty, ritual, expensive gift items and possible sex in the land of Romeo and Juliet." Roberta Smith of the New York Times has a review with photos.

[ATL] A Gathering of Guilds

As Winter tightens its grip on the land, our attentions turn to the Arts and Sciences to occupy us indoors until the return of warmer weather. The Baron and Baroness of Lochmere invite the artisans of Atlantia and abroad to a Gathering of Guilds, and hope to encourage marvelous collaborations between the various arts. Their Excellencies will be choosing their Arts and Sciences Champion, and other displays, competitions, and classes will be organized. All are welcome to come, display their works, and mayhap learn a new skill!

[ATE] Kingdom 12th Night

The New Year has arrived and with Estrella fast approaching it is time for our Kingdom to dance and revel so "Welcome one and all to our Kingdom 12th Night!"

[ATL] Kingdom Arts & Sciences Festival

The quiet clicking of knitting needles, the smell of freshly baked bread, the laughter from a circle of embroiderers and off to one side the sounds of wood being planed and a distant hammer on an anvil…… Village sounds? Yes, and no – these are the sounds of the artisans and crafts folk of Atlantia, preparing their entries for ….. Kingdom Art & Sciences

Gulf Wars BBQ Championship

At the next Gulf Wars, the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann will host the First Annual Known World Barbecue Championship.

"Five Centuries of Board Games" on BibliOdyssey

The BibliOdyssey blog has created a page displaying "Five Centuries of Board Games."