Archive - Jun 5, 2009

Michael Patrick MacBain knighted in the Outlands

Kathryn reports that Their Majesties Maelgwn and Sabine of the Kingdom of the Outlands recently offered admittance into the Order of the Chivalry to THL Michael Patrick MacBain.

400th anniversary of Shakespeare's sonnets

On May 20, 1609, the first collection of Shakespeare's sonnets was published in London. On his book blog Paper Cuts, New York Times reviewer William S. Niederkorn looks at the impact of some of the world's most famous poetry.

[AET] Dark Ages Schola

t is the Age of Arthur, the Time of Charlemagne. The great Roman Empire has crumbled into the dust of legends. The Moors have invaded Spain while the Vikings have pushed into France. In short, Europe is a bit of a mess. Only Constantinople seems safe, but appearances can be deceiving. But amidst these tides of change there remains a beacon, a light of hope and learning.

[NOR] Warriors and Warlords XVI

Warriors and Warlords XVI Kronshage Park, 1500 Wisconsin Ave, Boscobel, WI 53805 July 9-12, 2009. Sponsored by the Great and Valiant Baronies of Nordskogen (Twin Cities area, MN) and Jararvellir (Madison area, WI)

CalonSound Project at the War of the Lilies

Mathurin reports that the CalonSound Project will be available at The War Of The Lilies with times scheduled to record songs or stories for the Calontir sound archives.

Pennsic 38 Blood Drive: Be a Hero, Save a Life at Pennsic War

Baroness Angelique d'Herisson, Pennsic Blood Drive Liaison, requests the attention of Pennsic attendees for an announcement regarding this year's Pennsic Blood Drive.