Anything related to the mass media as a subject in and of itself, including relationships between the media and the living history community
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-07-05 15:53
Ames, Iowa is definitely a center for medieval activities according to an article in the Iowa State Daily. Staff writer Jenn Hanson reports that both the Society of Creative Anachronism and the Belegarth Medieval Combat Society have chapters there.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-07-03 11:26
Logan reports that an album of photos taken at Lilies War has been posted to the Kansas City Stars "Community Faces" page.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-07-02 17:13
Young observers called for blood recently during a rapier demonstration at the Mancos Renaissance Faire, a two-day affair sponsored by the Mancos Public Library and featuring members of the local SCA group. Katie Burford of the Durango (Colorado) Herald had the story.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-06-29 11:36
Amy Weaver, Staff Writer for the Opelika-Auburn (Alabama) News reports on a recent demonstration presented by the Shire of the Eagle at Auburn City Library. Participant Laura Pate asked, "Who wouldn't love this world?"
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2007-06-21 18:46
The Herald-Mail reports from this year's Highland River Melees, an annual event in Hagerstown, Maryland.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-06-16 07:58
During the day, Rebecca and Michael Myers of Maryville, Tennessee are high school teachers, but in their free time, they are teachers of another sort: medieval and renaissance dance.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-06-14 07:17
14-year-old Colin Taylor, a member of the Kingdom of Terre Nueve (Adrian Empire) reenactment group, is the subject of a documentary film by Destin Cretton. The film, Drakmar: A Vassal's Journey was made for $200 and will debut on HBO June 17, 2007
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-06-13 10:14
Heavy fighters from the Shire of Shire of Oakheart in Springfield, Missouri enjoy a little friendly battle when they gather at McDaniel Park on Thursday evening for a practice. Mike Penprase of the News-Leader reports.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-06-12 19:12
Park officials of the Springfield-Greene County Parks Department (Springfield, Missouri), concerned for the safety of SCA fighters, have contacted members of the local organization to advise them that their activities will need to regulated as a sport. Mike Penprase of the News-Leader has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-06-12 10:28
5,000 spectators and over 1,000 SCA members met recently at the annual Medieval Faire hosted by the Barony of Dragon's Laire in Port Gamble, Washington for a weekend of combat, fencing, archery and equestrian exhibitions designed to showcase medieval skills. Annie Tietje of the North Kitsap Herald covered the event.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-06-11 18:05
Members of Calontir's Shire of Amlesmore meet on Sunday afternoons at Tribble Park in Hallsville, Missouri to hold fighter practice, demonstrate their skills and talk to the public. Reporter Aaron Rosenblatt of The Missourian has the story. (Photos)
Submitted by Vanyev Betzina on Fri, 2007-06-08 14:36
TV news reporter Meghan Kalkstein, from station KVAL, was on site at Egil Skallagrimson Memorial Tournament, held in the Barony of Adiantum, Principality of Summits, An Tir.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-06-05 09:43
A day of dueling knights in armor, medieval dancing and games was in store recently as members of the Shire of Greyhope visited Hebron (Indiana) Middle School. James D. Wolf of the Post-Tribune had the story.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-05-28 15:51
An SCA bridge battle was the subject of a photo recently in the North Crow River News (Albertville, Minnesota).
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-05-25 06:20
Carl Rubino, a classic professor at Hamilton College, feels that classical themes are the basis for the popular Star Wars movies, a concept he explains in an upcoming History Channel documentary Star Wars: Legacy.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-05-24 22:14
Terrell and Adrienne Cotterell of Shelby, Montana have enjoyed life in the SCa for ten years, he as a fighter and she as a Middle Eastern dancer. Reporter Kim Skornogoski of the Great Falls (Montana) Tribune spoke to them before the Shire of Windegate's Whipping Winds event.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-05-22 17:16
Rim Country (Pine, Arizona) rocked recently with the sound of sword striking armor when members of the SCA brought their game to the Pine-Strawberry Senior Center for a weekend tournament. Max Foster of the Payson Roundup covered the event.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-05-21 15:01
Goshen, Pennsylvania swordsmith John Lundemo has earned an international reputation as for collectors of steel blades, but 25 years ago, he was just a guy in the SCA learning to fight with wooden swords.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-05-21 08:58
Sixth graders at Dartmouth Middle School (Riverside County, California) learned all about the wonders of the Middle Ages when members of the local SCA group took them on a trip back in time.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-05-20 16:23
Darrell Todd Maurina of the Waynesville (Missouri) Daily Guide visited and photographed members of the Shire of Calonais Nuadh as they camped on the Roubidoux Creek for Frog Fest.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-05-17 06:14
From the last Muppet show: 30 Muppet Vikings sing the Village People classic In the Navy. It just had to happen!
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-05-14 17:29
Children were the real winners at the recent Ocean Springs (Mississippi) Renaissance Faire, which featured many kid-friendly activities. Brad Crocker of the Mississippi Press has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-05-11 07:18
A Philadelphia television station reports that the Society for Creative Anachronism has been named in a federal lawsuit for failing to safeguard children in a case stemming from the trial of Benjamin Schragger.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-05-09 17:27
Students at El Segundo Middle School in California got a chance to see just how things were done in the Middle Ages recently when members of the Barony of Lyondemere, in the Kingdom of Caid, paid them a visit. Paul Clinton and Shelly Leachman of the Daily Breeze covered the story.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-05-09 07:08
Take a bunch of Harry Potter fans, add some local SCA members, a few Monty Python Society afficionatos and, for good measure, throw in belly dancers and what do you get? A recipe for an entertaining evening as students of Penn State University found out recently during Red Nose Day. Leslie Finlay has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-05-08 10:27
Students celebrated "Cal Day" recently with swing dancing and a demo by the local SCA group.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Sun, 2007-05-06 16:15
This just in! The Bard is going into space! Yes, that's right, folks, it's the showdown of the millennium...William Shakespeare vs. Alien.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-05-03 07:24
“'Don’t hit so hard that you break these things,' he told the kids, brandishing a sword with a foam blade covered in silver duct tape. 'Do not hit in the face. Use it to block. Now, find a partner. Find a sword,'” commanded Gunnarr Snaebjorn (aka Cory Beard) during a recent demo.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-04-28 17:24
In the online version of Archaeology Magazine, Andrew Curry studies re-enactors who took part in the Viking Festival in Wolin, Poland by joining their game.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-04-24 16:10
The folks at Lego have a little fun in this animated version of knights of the round table scene from Monty Python and the Holy Grail.