Archive - Feb 5, 2012

Call For Gulf Wars classes/events/demos, etc.

Mistress Solveig Eiriksdottir, Overall Class Coordinator for Gulf Wars 2012, is seeking class and demo instructors for the upcoming War.

SCA Inc. announces settlement of major lawsuit

The Society for Creative Anachronism, Inc. (SCA) has been operating under the burden of a massive and difficult legal battle that has critically drained resources and caused significant ongoing difficulties for the organization. In October 2011, the board of the SCA and its legal counsel were finally able to resolve this issue, but not without significant financial costs.

"The Mourners" at Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, Virginia

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts is currently hosting the exhibition The Mourners: Tomb Sculptures from the Court of Burgundy, one of the masterpieces of late medieval sculpture in Europe. The exhibit will run January 21, 2012 through April 15, 2012.

Swords stolen from California Shakespeare company

Insurance News Net reports that, in late December 2011, three thousand dollars worth of swords were stolen from the Redlands Shakespeare Festival, Redlands, California. The theft included many large swords and specialty items.