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Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-11-01 10:32
Washington State University student Matt James scorns the usual college activities for a hobby creating chainmail and fighting in the SCA. Lisa Waananen of the Daily Evergreen has the story and slide show.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-10-30 09:44
Wes Poulin knows how to have fun at Halloween time: he drags out the trebuchet and hurls a few pumpkins! Kathyrn Mayer of the Aurora Sentinel & Daily Sun has the story.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2006-10-24 13:16
No one was hurt, but SCA members at a fighter practice and meeting in a church basement had to flee the building along with everyone else when an altar candle upstairs set the structure ablaze. The Republican has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-10-24 10:22
Does your SCA group meet at the library? Here's an opportunity suggested by the Unshelved librarian's comic strip that we may not yet have considered.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-10-23 16:08
Andrea Hahn, a reporter for the Southern Illinoisan, visited the John A. Logan Museum in Murphysboro, Illinois recently for a real Renaissance faire experience including bawdy wenches, swordplay, songs and skits. The event was sponsored by the Fine and Bawdy Wenches, and included demos by the Medieval Combat Society.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-10-19 18:20
Colorful costumes, bountiful food, horses, fencing, sword and shield and occasional cold drizzle were viewed and experienced during the Vikings Come Home event at the Kalkaska (Michigan) County fairgrounds. Elizabeth Kane Buzzelli of the Record-Eagle covered the event.
Submitted by Racaire on Wed, 2006-10-18 12:12
Lady Anya announced that the first issue of Mercurius Civicus: Drachenwald's Intelligencer is "hot off the presses".
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-10-04 14:15
Lady Alexandria laNoire is a 10th century Danish homemaker and archer who, along with her husband Syr Theodric van Rostock, showed off her prowess recently at the Great Geauga County Fair in Burton, Ohio. Joan Cooper Rusek of the Sun-News reports.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-09-27 14:29
The Middletown Grange Fairgrounds in Wrightstown, Pennsylvania were the seen of the recent seventh annual Village Renaissance Faire where the public was invited to learn about the Middle Ages, take part in activities and have a lot of fun. Aleea S. Slappy of the Bucks County Courier Times reports.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-09-25 18:57
Arrrrr! SCA member Matthew B. Taylor plays pirate for a young visitor at the Newport (Kentucky) Aquarium. The pair was celebrating "Talk Like a Pirate Day."
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-09-24 11:18
Blacksmith and SCA member Ugo Serrano has successfully combined reality and fantasy by using his medieval craftsmanship to create armor and weapons used in the movies. Leslie Slape of the Daily News (Olympia, Washington) reports.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-09-21 17:56
Brian Prince of the Ashbury Park Press recently paid a visit to the 25th annual Charity Renaissance Faire, hosted by the Lakewood Lions Club and the Society for Creative Anachronism at Pine Park in Lakewood, New Jersey.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2006-09-20 21:25
A local SCA group in Peoria, Arizona, does a demo every year for the English classes and sixth grade classes in the area to help bring Medieval History alive. The Peoria Times has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-09-16 13:05
"They are medieval enthusiasts, but you could also call them history buffs. You could also probably call them geeks or weirdoes, but it's hard to look someone in the face and say anything even remotely derogatory when they're holding a broadsword," says Jacob L. Grant, staff writer for Caledonian-Record in Concord, Vermont in a recent article.
This means war! The legions of Oregon's Society for Creative Anachronism meet for a mighty clash of arms in Lebanon.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2006-09-07 07:15
The Oregon City News reports from Tryggvi's War, at Cheadle Lake Park.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-09-05 11:33
SBS in Australia will broadcast Lost Worlds: Europe in the Middle Ages, a four-part series investigating the Middle Ages and its links to modern life, beginning September 3, 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-08-14 15:32
Brush up on your Russian! A website has posted a collection of modern movie posters done in the manner of medieval woodcuts.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-08-07 19:25
Master Hogge de Watlynge - aka Master Huen Damebrigge - (James Matterer) reports that he will be taping an episode of "The Secret Life of..." for the Food Network, this time with a Halloween theme.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-08-05 11:38
Visitors to Marion Library in Newark, N.Y. were treated to several educational programs presented by members of the Barony of Thescorre in AEthelmearc.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-08-04 07:49
For several days when Finland took over Presidency of the European Union, publishers of the EU website had decided to post the latest news — in Latin. At least one of the days' posts is still available.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-07-31 15:27
THLord Roger-Luc Besson of the Barony of the Southdowns in Meridies and Director of DragonCon is looking for reenactors to help promote the convention -- and the SCA -- for a morning broadcast of Fox5's Good Day Atlanta.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-07-26 17:41
In an article in Primitive Archer Magazine, Gene Langston looks at the Battle of Crecy and the Plantagenet influence on historical archery.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-07-26 09:24
The recent telecast of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy which featured a member of MSR's Kingdom of Acre has generated a great deal of discussion on the various lists. Richard Blackmoore shares some additional information about the setting for the feast featured during the program.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2006-07-25 07:58
The story you are now reading is the five thousandth article published on SCAtoday.net since its founding on August 2, 2002.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-07-22 15:01
A new documentary about Renaissance Faires and the people who love them is in production. A trailer for The Faire Life may be viewed online.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-07-22 11:42
Mistress Heirusalem, Publisher of the Pennsic Independent, has announced that once again subscriptions to Pennsic's on-site newspaper will be available online.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-07-21 19:06
Phiala of the Shire of Nithgaard (State College, Pennsylvania) reports that the group will be featured in an upcoming public radio spot as part of the "Sports that aren't football" series.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2006-07-20 18:27
Scott Farrell, two time King of Caid, has had some experience in ruling. Recently he put that experience to good use by taking on the role of King Arthur in the American Rose Theatre's production of Camelot. Patricia Morris Buckley of the North County Times (California) reports.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-07-18 14:07
Members of the Barony of Bjornsborg in San Antonio, Texas "sailed" into the Semmes Branch Library at Comanche Lookout Park on July 1, 2006. The local SCA group presented a demo for library patrons. Chuck McCollough of the San Antonio Express-News reports.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-07-18 09:09
John Groth of the Jackson County (Wisconsin) Chronicle learns about the SCA at Northshield's Warriors and Warlords. Groth interviews military veteran Marcus Virilus Germanicus (Mark Hoelscher) and others about life in the SCA.