Archive - Sep 18, 2007 - Story

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.

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.