National Public Radio (US)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-08-08 08:10
Grendel, a new opera from Tony Award-winning director Julie Taymor, opened recently at the Lincoln Center Festival. Based on Beowulf but told from the monster's point of view, the opera is sung in Old English by the humans while Grendel sings in contemporary language.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-01-28 18:38
An article for NPR's Morning Edition looks at the history of the Swiss Guard, who have guarded the Pope for over 500 years.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-12-31 12:20
Diane Roberts of NPR's Weekend Edition offered a very politically correct holiday greeting on Sunday, December 18, 2005 with a look at the winter holiday season, ancient Roman style.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-12-30 08:49
Slightly late, but still fun, a musical rendition of "Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer" - in Latin!
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2005-12-01 14:49
Mark Rylance, the artistic genius behind London's Globe Theatre, is planning to leave his position as Artistic Director. His vision to rebuild the Globe and produce period plays there has been rewarded with great success.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2005-07-31 13:12
But can you dance to it? NPR's All Things Considered covered efforts to teach kids literature, including the works of Chaucer, by using rap music.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-06-10 12:01
Celeste Headlee of Detroit Public Radio reports on the Canadian rock group Barenaked Ladies' familiarity with the songs of William Shakespeare.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2005-04-23 15:10
The funeral of Pope John Paul II has sparked much interest in the history of the papacy. In an interview for NPR's Morning Edition, Renee Montagne discusses papal vestments with Father Mark Frances.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2005-03-21 15:36
The summer of 2005 will see a return of knights of old to the tourney field when English Heritage sponsors a series of knightly competitions. Listen to the story.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-12-05 17:34
Since fox hunting has been banned in Britain, many hunters are traveling to France.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-07-21 10:58
National Public Radio discusses the career and accomplishments of 2nd Lt. Brian Smith, including his love of the SCA, on its Morning Edition news program.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-07-14 11:42
National Public Radio's Bob Mondello found the new film King Arthur lacking in charm.