Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2010-11-01 14:21
Photographer and author E.F. Kitchen, who recently released Suburban Knights: A Return to the Middle Ages, has been chosen as the third artist to exhibit at the newly formed Central California Museum of Art. She spoke to reporter Joe Johnston of the San Luis Obispo Tribune.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2010-10-27 16:01
The action is hot and heavy on Sunday afternoons at Carmichael Park in Sacramento, California as members of the local Amtgard chapter battle each other with foam weapons. Jill Duman of the Sacramento Bee has the story. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-10-14 16:03
On September 9, 2010, Maureen Cavanaugh interviewed Scott Farrell, AKA Duke Guillaume de la Belgique, about chivalry in the modern age for the radio program These Days on KPBS. Farrell is a contributor to the new book Martial Arts and Philosophy.
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Tue, 2010-10-12 18:02
Two professional jousters, currently working at the Ohio Renaissance Festival northeast of Cincinnati, Ohio (USA), hope to take their skills from Renaissance Faires to the world of professional sports. [photo]
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2010-10-10 07:19
The citizens of Wrightstown, PA interacted with Maid Marian and the Sheriff of Nottingham, while members of the SCA and the Markland Medieval Mercenary Militia offered demonstrations of medieval combat and crafts at the recent Wrightstown Library Village Renaissance Faire. Manasee Wagh of the Bucks County Courier Times has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2010-10-06 17:08
Curt Booth is administrative secretary in the College of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Arizona. The Honorable Lord Fergus DeBotha is an archer in the SCA. Steven Kwan of the Arizona Daily Wildcat interviewed them both (the same person, actually) for a recent piece in the student paper.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2010-09-21 06:18
Culinary student Anthony Emerson, AKA Admiral Epic Fail, is a child of the SCA and Ren Faires, but his particular taste for fantasy runs more to larping and Dagorhir. In an article for the Courier-News (Elgin, IL), reporter Mike Danahey spoke to Emerson about his participation in both organizations.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2010-09-19 07:04
Curt Booth, who servers as an advisor for the College of St. Felix at the University of Arizona, says he appreciates the SCA because members take chivalry and honor seriously. He, and others, spoke with Steven Kwan of the Daily Wildcat about an upcoming SCA Renaissance Faire demonstration.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2010-09-18 15:10
The sights and sounds of the Middle Ages were on display at a recent demonstration by the Society for Creative Anachronism at the South Haven Branch of the Porter County Public Library in N Valparaiso, Indian. Janna Odenthal of the Post-Tribune has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2010-09-11 09:02
Scarlett Keep, at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has undergone a number of changes, from a medieval history club to a sports club. Now it functions as a chapter of the SCA. Recently Daily Nebraskan reporter Ian Sacks visited the Cattle Raids event to learn about the group.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2010-08-21 15:37
“Sometimes when things are going exactly right and everything is at peace in your society, things almost seem magical,” said Baron Brian duVal of the Barony of Raven’s Fort at a recent demo in Conroe, Texas. Haylee Spencer of the Courier has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2010-08-21 12:02
Venice, California photographer E.F. Kitchen has had her photos displayed at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art. Now she captures the "glint of light off hand-made armor" in her book Suburban Knights: A Return to the Middle Ages. Scott Timberg of the Los Angeles Times has a review.
Submitted by Rastaslav Micha... on Wed, 2010-08-18 11:53
The Shire of Earngyld provided a public SCA demonstration, including armoured combat, at the recent Southeast Alaska State Fair. Richard Radford, a reporter for the Capital City Weekly, interviewed participants at another demo preceding the fair.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-08-12 06:53
Fighters offered an introduction to the SCA's armored combat at a recent public demo in Barrie, Ontario. Lance Holdforth of the Barrie Examiner has the story. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2010-08-09 06:16
In an article for the New York Times Magazine, Dashka Slater asks the question: "Is jousting the next extreme sport?" The "violent sport" is attracting attention at jousting competitions around the world such as the Gulf Coast International Jousting Championships near Pensacola, Florida.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2010-08-07 07:08
Lindsey Erin Kroskob of the Wyoming Tribune Eagle spent a day at the recent Superday Festival in Cheyenne, and found herself drawn to an armored combat demo by members of the Shire of Windkeep. She interviewed Olaf Bjornssen (Martin Emmons) about his involvement with the SCA.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2010-07-30 17:44
Independence Day 2010 gave members of the Shire of Riviere Constelle a chance to display their crafting and fighting skills to the public at a demo at Wesselman Park. Dan Shaw of the Evansville (Indiana) Courier Press spoke with several members about the SCA. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2010-07-26 09:55
Steampunk has caught on in Australia, just the latest of a series of "dress-up" activities such as LARPing or the Society for Creative Anachronism. Rachel Wells of The Age (Melbourne, Australia) has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2010-07-21 00:15
"Most people drive by, and some of them think we're kind of crazy," says SCA member Codie "Lord Wilheard" Dinwiddle about the weekly fighter practice in Springfield, Missouri's McDaniel Park. Doug Magditch of KSPR TV has the story. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2010-07-12 05:59
On the Order of the Crescent website, Dr. Tobias Capwell, Curator of Arms and Armor at The Wallace Collection (UK), says that he can't remember a time when he wasn't interested in the Middle Ages. Now he is a worldwide authority on late period armor and an internationally-known jouster.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2010-07-11 06:30
In December 2009, Viscountess Mistress Caristiona nic Beathain, of the Barony of Rowany in Lochac spoke with reporter Melissa Davey of the Northern District Times about Her Excellency's love for the Middle Ages and the SCA. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2010-07-07 17:27
“This is for those of us who are history geeks,” said Jennifer Carlson during a recent event in the Kingdom of Northshield. “We want to know what did they wear, what did they eat, how would they camp. And we want to learn by doing." John Krerowicz of the Kenosha (Wisconsin) News has the story. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2010-07-03 10:50
Jon Szerlag of the Ionia Sentinel-Standard (Ionia, Michigan) got an up-close and personal view of the SCA when he attended the recent Baronial Border War XXVII at Bertha Brock Park. Szerlag's article and video are available online. (video)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2010-06-23 06:15
For the past two years, Marc Johnson and Sheree Krasley, who met in the SCA, have collaborated to bring the mead experience to southeastern Pennsylvania with their Stonekeep Meadery. Amy Strauss of the Phoenix (Phoenixville, PA) has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2010-06-20 14:29
Every Sunday members the Shire of Lost Souls bring their fantasy role play to Railyard Park in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The group is part of the fantasy world of Amtgard. Alexa Schirtzinger of the Santa Fe Reporter has the story. (photo)
Submitted by Sabine Berard on Fri, 2010-06-18 12:48
The Winston-Salem Journal follows Bassi inn fiskni Einarrson of the Canton of Crois de Brigte in Atlantia.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-06-17 16:59
Over 15,000 people passed through the gate of the Kitsap Medieval Faire to "learn and have fun" in the Middle Ages with members of the Barony of Dragons Laire. Ed Friedrich of Kitsap Sun (Bremerton, WA) has the story. (photo slideshow)
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2010-06-13 13:33
Fighters from Canton of Glaslyn in the Kingdom of Ansteorra faced off recently for a practice in North Lakes Park, to the delight of spectators. Reporter Candace Carlisle of the Denton (Texas) Record Chronicle was on hand for the story. (photos and video)
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2010-06-05 09:32
“We’re out to kill our friends, not hurt them,” said Phillip Gossman at a recent gathering of Dagorhir fighters in Warrensburg, Missouri. Matthew Steingraber of the Sedalia Democrat visited the event and has the story. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2010-06-03 21:01
Residents of Tuscaloosa, Alabama got a taste of the Middle Ages recently at a demo sponsored by the Shire of Okeborne Keep, where they learned about combat, pottery and blacksmithing. Brian Reynolds of the Tuscaloosa News has the story. (video)