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 Fri, 2005-06-10 17:25
Producers of the film version of Dan Brown's bestselling novel The Da Vinci Code have hit another roadblock. Officials of London's Westminster Abbey have refused to allow the production crew to film there.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-06-10 11:01
Celeste Headlee of Detroit Public Radio reports on the Canadian rock group Barenaked Ladies' familiarity with the songs of William Shakespeare.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2005-06-05 21:58
This just in... The broadway production Spamalot, based on Monty Python and the Holy Grail has won the 2005 Tony Award for "Best Musical," as well as garnering other honors.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-06-04 07:15
Producer Ridley Scott's dream project Tristan and Isolde, starring James Franco, Sophia Myles, and Rufus Sewell, has been scheduled for release in February 2006.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2005-06-02 10:40
Memphians become lords, ladies, knights, and laurels by returning to the Middle Ages, says an article by Bianca Phillips of the Memphis Flyer, a weekly newspaper in Memphis, Tennessee, about the Barony of Grey Niche’s 30th anniversary.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2005-06-02 07:15
NY Times food critic Florence Fabricant reviews several NYC-area food and beverage establishments, including one where the proprietor is a SCAdian mead brewer named Magnus.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-05-27 19:21
David Bario of the Minneapolis Star Tribune writes about "culinary historians" in an article in the May 18, 2005 issue of the paper. In the article, he mentions Duke Cariadoc of the Bow (David Friedman) and the SCA.
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2005-05-21 14:57
In the Barony of Caer Galen, students in Fruita Middle School were treated to a demo featuring everything from pirates to princesses.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2005-05-20 16:34
In Toole County, Montana (USA), the Incipient Shire of Windegate and friends treated the townsfolk to a day-long demo with fighting, crafts, and even a feast, says The Shelby Promoter.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-05-19 16:12
The Monastery, a new series airing on the BBC, challenges modern men to live the lives of medieval monks in the Benedictine Worth Abbey in Sussex, England.
Submitted by Karen on Thu, 2005-05-19 07:52
The Maneater describes activities at the Medieval Recreation Society of the University of Missouri at Columbia, and the Shire of Standing Stones.
Submitted by Karen on Wed, 2005-05-18 13:49
Eye Weekly describes Lord Mayor's Market Day in Eoforwic.
Submitted by Heirusalem on Tue, 2005-05-17 08:25
Responding to reader interest, the Pennsic Independent staff is exploring the possibility of publishing an issue on the first Saturday of War Week.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2005-05-17 08:03
The Danbury News-Times, a local paper in Connecticut, offers a retrospective from its headlines of 25 years ago — and one of the articles mentioned was a report on an SCA demo.
Submitted by nicolaa on Mon, 2005-05-16 07:15
A reporter and a photographer from Eye Weekly recently visited the Lord Mayor's Market Day in Toronto and filed a report about what she saw.
Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2005-05-11 13:43
"Spamalot", Monty Python's new musical based on the cult classic movie Monty Python and the Holy Grail, garnered fourteen nominations for Tony awards, including best musical.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-05-09 06:58
Artensia Kennedy of the Indiana Statesman reports on the Renaissance Fair sponsored by the Indiana State University English Department and members of the local SCA group.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-05-08 09:32
Andy Oakland, a props master for the History Channel, is looking for some Bronze Age props in the Boston, Massachusetts area.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2005-05-06 10:49
The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports from the feast following Midrealm Coronation.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-05-06 06:38
Alicia McGee, reporter for the Gazette, writes about the recent Renaissance Faire at Damascus Public Library in Montgomery County, Maryland.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-05-05 08:29
Signora Tomasia and Master Huen of the Kingdom of AEthelmearc will appear on the May 9, 2005 edtion of the Food Network show "The Secret Life Of."
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-04-28 08:05
The Knights Next Door: Everyday People Living Middle Ages Dreams, a book by Patrick O'Donnell, looks at life in the Society for Creative Anachronism.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-04-27 10:53
In the area's largest ever stolen property case, the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office raided an rural site and recovered over 700 items including tools, construction equipment, and armor.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2005-04-27 10:13
"Kingdom of Heaven," a documentary about the upcoming film depicting the 12th century Crusade, will debut on A&E May 4, 2005.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2005-04-26 11:25
It is often remarked that "we use a lot of computers to study the history of the Middle Ages!" The newly-inaugurated Digital Medievalist web site takes an academic approach to that fact, offering theoretical and practical articles about the use of computers and the Internet to further historical research.
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2005-04-26 06:31
Digital Medievalist is a scholarly, peer-reviewed, online technical journal focused on the use of the Internet and other digital tools and media in the study of medieval history. Articles include theoretical concepts relevant to the field of medieval studies, specific technologies and information standards, commentary, tutorials, project reports, book and web site reviews, and original scholarly research papers.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-04-22 12:19
For those who just can't get enough of SCA battles, Underachiever Films, the producers of the 45-minute-long documentary on Estrella XX, are offering an 11-disc box set including over 90 hours of battle footage.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2005-04-20 07:23
Noted actress Claire Bloom stars in a production of "Shakespeare's Women" on Saturday, April 23, at the University of Nevada -- Las Vegas.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2005-04-19 14:05
The Food Network series "The Secret Life of..." will feature SCA member Dame Selene Colfox in a program on cooking puddings.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2005-04-15 17:43
The Shire of Quintavia, located in modern-day Worcester, Massachusetts (USA) and vicinity, offered a demo as part of the local Girl Scouts' Father-Daughter Dance night. Holly Fiore, reporting for the Westborough News, offers a detailed recounting of the evening's festivities.