Archive - Dec 26, 2008

Longsword combat on YouTube

Two RealGladiators clips on YouTube demonstrate techniques for fencing with a longsword by costumed fighters.

SCAdian artist featured on "Weekend America"

California artist, gamer and SCA member Ben Jackel was featured recently on American Public Media's Weekend America program. Jackel, who lives in Los Angeles, spoke about his garage studio where he crafts such treasures as an enormous Swedish battle ax and an Italian renaissance war helmet. (slideshow)

[EAS] Black Rose Masquerade Ball

Brave knights and fair damsels, dress in your finest costume and attend a ball with dance and fun as in ye days of yore! The Crown Barony of the Bridge is proud to announce the date for our Black Rose Masquerade Ball to be held at the URI Student Union on the 14 of March 2009.

[ATL] Highland Foorde Newcomer Orientation

On January 24, 2009 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., The Barony of Highland Foorde will conduct an orientation day for gentles new to the SCA or new to the Kingdom.

[OUT] Studium Generale

Spring is in the air. The Dream is coming back to life after winter’s long hiatus. Venture out of your castles to attend Studium Generale, our universitas of art and learning in the Canton of Bofharrach. The time is now to begin planning your year’s projects—your feasts and gardens, songs and stories, wardrobe and camp, and your battle strategy!!

[GLE] Masque of the Red Death

Join us on a campaign with “The One appointed by Heaven to rule all nations” Genghis Khan. As we travel along the road with our activities: A&S Competitions in costume, Brewing, Armoring, Jewelry, Leatherwork, Woodwork, Armoring, (Preference will be given to Mongolian items the Khan would have used.) a double-elimination tournament, Best Dressed Mongol Couple, Friday Night Mongol movie and beer, Mongolian Archery, Best Severed Head, followed by Severed Head Bocce.

Weavolution: a social network for handweavers

Weavers of all ilks will want to drop by Weavolution a weaver's blog created to give weavers a place to discuss their work, share patterns and post information on their projects.