Archive - Jun 9, 2009 - Story

Sale of 16th century torture devices to benefit Amnesty International

"Shame masks," "tongue tearers," and "witch-hunters" are among the 250 items of torture dating to the 16th century to be auctioned by New York's Guernsey's auction house. The items, from a privately-owned collection, will be sold, with the proceeds going to "Amnesty International and other organizations committed to preventing torture."

North American Frame Drum Association to hold workshop in October

NAFDA, the North American Frame Drum Association, will sponsor a workshop featuring drummers from around the world on October 17, 2009 in North Hollywood, California.

Tapestry weaving documentation online

Finnish weaver Rauno Huikari, known in the SCA as Rakonczay Gergely, has created online documentation for his latest project, the Arms of Cardinal Wolsey with CardinalĀ“s hat and includes four illustrated sections with explanations.