Areas of interest in the modern political, legal, economic, and technological worlds, where such items bear directly on the living history community
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-02-12 12:19
Due to decreased attendance, organizers of the Canterbury Arts Festival in Kent, Washington, better known as Canterbury Faire, have decided to drop the Faire from their schedule.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-02-09 12:34
Jackie Hammers-Crowell of the Orphan Foundation of America Red Scarf Project responds to SCAtoday.net's posting about the project earlier in the year, thanking readers for their support.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2006-02-08 00:14
Owners of the Husqvarna Viking Designer I Sewing and Embroidery Machine should check their unit's serial number to see if it is affected by this safety recall due to an electrical arcing problem.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2006-02-06 09:53
Reenactor Fest is a multi-era event that brings together living history enthusiasts from any time period, including Roman era through World War II and other modern conflicts. The event is held in January near Chicago, Illinois.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-02-02 13:48
In celebration of Valentine's Day, Hamilton College Classics Professor Barbara Gold offers opinions on modern versus classical love.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-02-01 09:16
On February 11, 2006, Master Liam St. Liam (Bill Toscano) plans to take the plunge at Revere Beach, Massachusetts to raise money for the Special Olympics.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-01-31 12:05
Can't get enough of Lord of the Rings? Check out a comic strip depicting Boromir as a child on the Kasiopea Art website.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-01-30 15:13
Master Aleksandr Vasilevych Lev of Northshield, Grand Council Secretary for the Board of Directors of the SCA, has posted a report from the Grand Council meeting which took place in January 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-01-30 11:42
Laura Gottesman, Reference Specialist for the Digital Reference Team of the Library of Congress, has announced a new addition to the library's Music Division: The Rosaleen Moldenhauer Memorial: Music History from Primary Sources: A Guide to the Moldenhauer Archive.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2006-01-26 23:20
Idle hands while socializing at an event this weekend? A charitable organization, the Orphan Foundation of America, is collecting hand-knitted scarves and mufflers until January 31, and giving them to college-bound orphans as an act of love.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-01-26 17:14
The Center for Middle Eastern Studies of the University of Chicago is calling for papers to be presented at the 21st Annual Middle East History and Theory Conference to be held May 12-13, 2006.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-01-26 14:26
On the Historic Knitting List, Gabrielle reports that a blogger named the Yarn Harlot is challenging knitters to take part in a Knitter's Olympics to coincide with the Olympic Games.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-01-25 09:05
THL Alainne de Lacy reports that her automobile containing some SCA possessions was stolen January 20, 2006 near Salem, Oregon.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-01-23 19:58
The Dibner Institute for the History of Science & Technology, located at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will once again offer its Lunchtime Colloquia featuring a series of lectures on historical scientific topics.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-01-23 11:04
Popular graphic novel and science fiction writer Neil Gaiman is working on an animated version of Beowulf featuring the voices of Anthony Hopkins, Angelina Jolie, Brendan Gleeson, and John Malkovich.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-01-23 09:54
Duke John ap Gwyndaf (Jason Williams), Chairman, SCA, Inc., has announced that the Mission Statement for the SCA release recently has been rescinded.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-01-23 07:41
Adam Stedefast has announced the totals for toys collected for the Toys for Tots program in the Kingdom of the Outlands.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-01-22 12:40
A new study by Nature shows that men are more likely to seek revenge than women. Researchers used MRI brain scans to study subjects viewing wrongdoers given an electric shock and how the subjects' brains responded.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-01-21 21:51
Maltacom's National Cultural Foundation has sponsored a Lm6,000 project to digitize maps from a collection owned by Albert Ganado.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-01-20 17:06
Duke John ap Gwyndaf (aka Jason Williams), Chairman, SCA Inc., discusses the place of the Board of Directors in the SCA in his Quarterly Letter to the Membership.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-01-19 16:59
Duchess Malinda of the Kingdom of Atenveldt, has announced that she will be offering free matchmaker services at the upcoming Estrella War.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-01-18 16:35
Looking for an online source that plays medieval music? Check out Treasury of Early Music, a classical program hosted by Jorge Salazar.
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2006-01-14 18:17
On Sunday, 15 January 2006, the sca.org Internet servers will be taken offline temporarily to perform a major system upgrade. Beginning at approximately 4:00 a.m. US Central Time (10:00 GMT), and continuing until approximately noon US Central Time (18:00 GMT), various services will be inaccessible.
Submitted by Justin on Sat, 2006-01-14 18:13
Jason Williams, Chairman of the SCA, Inc., describes the SCA's recent email server problems and what is being done to correct them.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2006-01-13 15:03
The British Library has released a database of searchable images digitized from its vast collections of manuscripts, rare books and maps.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-01-12 12:29
Deirdre and Ajax in the Kingdom of Atenveldt have reported the theft of armor from their home in Phoenix, Arizona.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-01-11 10:52
Guthroth Of Colanhomm reports that re-enactment gear owned by the group Conquest was stolen recently from a secure garage in North Bristol, England. The site was then set on fire.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-01-10 19:44
Comic strip character Monty by Jim Meddick has joined the local "Medieval Re-Creationist Society."
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-01-09 11:52
On January 7-8, 2006, thieves broke into the vehicle of Viscountess Genevieve de Vendome of the West Kingdom in the San Jose, California area. SCA members are asked to be on the lookout for the stolen property.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-01-04 20:18
A trailer for the upcoming film, Tristan and Isolde, is now available on the Moviefone website.