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 Tue, 2007-06-12 20:12
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 11:28
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 19:05
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 15:36
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 10:43
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 16:51
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 07:20
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 23:14
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 18:16
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 16:01
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 09:58
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 17:23
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 07:14
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 18:29
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 08:18
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 18:27
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 08:08
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 11:27
Students celebrated "Cal Day" recently with swing dancing and a demo by the local SCA group.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Sun, 2007-05-06 17:15
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 08:24
“'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 18:24
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 17:10
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.
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2007-04-14 09:28
An announcement was issued today by Leslie Luther-Fulton, Executive Assistant to the SCA's Board of Directors, concerning the SCA's relationship with modern-world media.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-04-14 07:09
Jonathan Blackbow has written a short story set in the world of the SCA. He shared it on the Atenveldt list and allows us to repost it here.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-04-09 16:55
Medieval sights and sounds were the order of the day recently when Lynchburg College (Virginia) presented its annual Medieval and Renaissance Evening complete with handsome knights in armor, lovely ladies in long gowns and clever bards. Christa Desrets of the Lynchburg News-Advance has the story.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Thu, 2007-04-05 11:20
Mistress of the Art of Death, a new novel by Ariana Franklin, has been released from Putnam. The story is set in 1171, during the reign of England's King Henry II, based around murders taking place in Cambridge.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-04-05 07:45
An article in the April 2, 2007 edition of Time Magazine takes a look at the renewed interest in Tudor England. "When Royals Become Rock Stars" by Rebecca Winters Keegan discusses the upcoming Showtime series The Tudors as well as movies depicting the lives of Elizabeth I and the Boleyn Sisters.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-04-04 18:04
Karen Middleton of the Athens, Alabama News-Courier reports on the planned activities of the fifth annual Ardmore (Tennessee) Renaissance Faire. The event is scheduled for April 21-22, 2007 and will feature participation by the Huntsville, Alabama chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-04-04 15:42
Duke Brannos of Legio Draconis reports that the History Channel now offers RSS feeds of their schedule and programming and podcasts of popular shows.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2007-04-03 10:45
Medievalists.net is a new web site and affiliated blog with articles about the history of the Middle Ages. The blog's syndicated headlines are now offered as an optional feature on SCAtoday.net.