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 Wed, 2007-07-25 15:59
“It’s one of the few hobbies where we try to portray honor, chivalry, kindness and patience,” said Nancy Smith of the recent Ren Faire at the Poor house Farm Park in Martinsburg, West Virginia. Jillian E. Kesner of the Journal has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-07-24 17:56
Medieval life is alive and well at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the form of the local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism and the Belegarth Medieval Combat Society. Maisie Ramsay of the Capitol Times reports.
Submitted by Chris Bradley on Mon, 2007-07-16 16:26
Calling All Writers! Bardic Circle Publications needs you! Bardic Circle Publications, the new publishing imprint for SCA fiction, is putting together a collection of short stories from SCA members to SCA members.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-07-16 10:18
Njall Olaf Hagarson (Scott B. Jaqua), of the kingdom of Caid, has announced that he will appear crafting weapons on the Discovery Science Channel's Faces of Earth program on August 9, 2007.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-07-15 13:32
Members of the Shire of Riviere Constelle in Evansville, Indiana recently held a demo in Wesselman Park to the delight of onlookers. "We'd never heard about this or been to it, and Jeremy is kind of interested, so we decided to come down," said Angie Gish, who attended with her 13-year-old son. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-07-15 08:20
In an article for The Chronicle, John Gravois discusses his recent attendance at the International Congress on Medieval Studies at Western Michigan University, and looks at the connection between medieval scholars, reenactors and gamers.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-07-12 22:33
Alaide Vilchis Ibarra of the University Daily Kansan reports on a demo staged by members of the Shire of Carlsby, the local SCA group. “We are all history geeks for the most part with an interest in medieval life,” said Richard Jones, a Lawrence resident and 27-year society member.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-07-11 15:57
"Introduced to Phoenix in 1969 by Rick Cook and Mike Reynolds, Atenveldt became the first barony recognized by the SCA," writes Sadie Joe Smokey in a recent article for the Arizona Republic. Cook, who was also Atenveldt's first king, was on hand to share in the celebration.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-07-11 11:16
Archery, armored combat, the charm of the medieval world, are some of the topics discussed recently when Al Kemp of the (Delaware) News Journal visited the Shire of Caer Adamant. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-07-10 06:39
Alamogordo, New Mexico leatherworker Terrence English has worked his trade for over 40 years, a career that includes work for the films "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" and "Excalibur." He is a member of the Shire of the White Mountains in the Outlands.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-07-09 07:01
Over 5,000 braved possible rain showers recently to attend the Renaissance Faire in Cloudcroft, New Mexico, which included demos by the local SCA group and by the Kingdom of Dragonspine (Amtgard). Karl Anderson of the Alamogordo Daily News had the story.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-07-08 11:15
The An Tir/West War brings the sound of medieval battle to Gold Beach, Oregon the last weekend in June, 2007. Hannah Hoffman of the Curry County Reporter has the story.
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.