Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-07-01 09:12
"It's not about entertaining, it's about educating," said Sherri Fabic, a member of the Barony of Highland Foorde, about the recent Renaissance Festival hosted by the group at Hager House in Hagerstown, Maryland. Reporter Joshua Bowman of the Herald-Mail was on hand for the story. (Photos & video)
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-06-30 12:09
Members of the Shire of Fearann na Criche in the Middle Kingdom took part recently in Midland, Michigan's Summer Solstice Stroll, a festival with a Ren Faire feel on the city's Main Street. Cathy Nelson Price of the Midland Daily News had the story.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-06-24 12:29
The bards held the day at the recent Performers Revel South in Salesberie Glen (Salisbury, North Carolina), with musicians, poets, storytellers and dancers showcasing their arts. Sara Gregory of the Salisbury Post had the story. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-06-21 15:31
What's fun about re-enacting the Middle Ages? Toledo Blade staff writer Ryan E. Smith found out when he visited Baron Wars, a large SCA event which takes place yearly at Fort Meigs in Perrysburg, Ohio. (photos & video)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-05-23 16:04
SCA fighting is addictive. “I tried it, and I’ve been hooked. I came for the fighting and competition,” said Arthur Donadio, 40, a former football player who saw his opportunities for sport dwindling as he aged. “You stay for the friends you make and the opportunity to keep it going and teach other people.” John Ramsey of the Fayetteville Observer has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-05-17 09:42
The sound of sword on metal drew visitors away from their little league games recently in Appleton, Wisconsin when members of the Barony of Windhaven showed off their medieval chops. Steve Wideman of the Appleton Post-Crescent has the story. (photo and video)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-05-07 18:29
On Thursday nights, City Park in Bowling Green, Ohio, is alive with the sounds of rattan on steel as members of the local SCA branch practice their armored combat skills. Adam Lewis of BG News (Bowling Green State University) has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-04-24 07:08
Residents of Melbourne, Australia rarely have a chance "to get in touch with medieval culture" according to the age.com.au reporter Patricia Maunder who spent some time with Karen Hovenga, the Baroness of Stormhold in the Society for Creative Anachronism.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-04-12 09:11
California natives Ed and Kim Slone are moving to Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario where they hope to pursue their SCA interests. Linda Richardson of the Sault Star caught up with them at the recent “Passport to Unity” event designed to welcome new residents.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-04-10 16:54
"We're sort of a mob of misfits," said Lisa Theriot, aka Adelaide de Beaumont at a recent SCA gathering in the Barony of Bjornsborg, in an interview with Vincent T. Davis of the San Antonio (Texas) Express-News.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-04-04 06:39
The martial arts of western Europe are gaining popularity in the United States. Practices and conferences where participants wield swords, pikes and daggers, and quote from medieval and renaissance sources, are cropping up all over. Elizabeth Weise of USA Today has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2008-03-30 12:00
For several weeks, staff reporter Andy Zieminski of Gazette.net worked on a story about Atlantia's Barony of Storvik. The results were published recently, along with photos and video, on the Gazette's website.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-03-27 07:16
Alesxander of Darlington and other subjects of Insula Draconis in the Kingdom of Drachenwald were able to demonstrate their fighting skills recently for Martin Croucher, who covered an event for the Epoch Times UK.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-03-01 08:33
Equestrians from the Kingdom of Caid prepared for the Estrella War at a practice near Camarillo, California recently. Sylvie Belmond of the Moorpark Acorn had the story.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-12-10 14:08
The Middle Ages is alive and well in Cache Valley, Colorado thanks to the efforts of Artemisia's Shire of Cote du Ciel. Devin Felix has the story on the Associated Press Newswires.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-12-09 14:47
The present met the past recently as members of the Shire of Abhainn Ciach Ghlais and the Shire of Nithgaard met for Fiber, Fabric and Fighting. Favid Kagan of the Williamsport, PA Sun-Gazette Correspondent had the story. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-11-24 07:51
About 100 SCAdians gathered in Tuscon's Himmel Park for the Dragon's Hoard Annual Festival of Monsters, a fundraiser for the Barony of Tir Ysgithr, where they interacted with some of the locals. Jeffry Scott of the Arizona Daily Star has the story. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-10-19 09:20
Colin Covert interviews Terry Jones, Monty Python alum and medieval scholar for the Star-Tribune about Chaucer book, and his BBC television series.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-10-06 07:05
No blood was spilled during the swordplay at a recent event held by the Barony of Ponte Alto in Prince William Forest Park, Falls Church, Virginia, despite a pronouncement by the Queen of Atlantia. Dan Zak of the Washington Post has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-10-04 17:10
Lady Sophia of Artemisia's Incipient Shire of Drachetod (Eastern Montana) spoke recently with Emilie Boyles of KXGN TV5 In Glendive, Montana. An MP3 file of the interview is available online.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-09-30 06:24
Ted Bado, Staff Writer for the Daily O’Collegian (Oklahoma State University), recently visited a fighter practice and demo by members of Mooneschadowe, the local SCA group and the university's Medieval Studies Group.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-09-25 12:49
SCA members at the recent Corvaria Harvest Tournament in central Oregon "study history by acting it out." The event was sponsored by the Shire of Corvaria. Katie Brauns of the (Bend, Oregon) Bulletin has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-09-24 06:01
"The possibilities are endless in this alternative society meant to foster imagination and creativity. With 10 centuries (600 to 1601 [C.E.]) to research, replicate and live in, members have every reason to escape into bygone days of chivalry and adventure," writes Hannah Wiest of the Jackson (Wyoming) Star-Tribune.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-09-18 06:52
Matt Lewis of the online version of the Arizona Wildcat (University of Arizona) takes a look at the College of St. Felix, the university's local SCA chapter. "They are an eclectic, if not fun, bunch," said Curt Booth, a UA employee and SCA club advisor who is called Lord Fergus DeBotha for club meetings.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-09-11 06:06
"If you've gone through your life liking the Ren fairs and you get into the SCA, it's like going home," said Jeff Mason of Stevens Point, Wisconsin at a recent event sponsored by the Shire of Falcon's Keep. Shenandoah Sowash of the Wisconsin Rapids Tribune has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-09-07 14:22
Helen I. Hwang of the Philadelphia Inquirer recently visited a fighter practice for the Shire of Harshorn-dale. Members are scheduled to participate in the area's annual Scottish Irish Festival.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-09-05 18:59
Members of the Barony of Loch Salaan (Salt Lake City, Utah) gathered recently in Sugarhouse Park for an evening of fighter practice. Cathy Free of theDeseret Morning News covered the practice.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-09-03 06:57
Kimberly Matas of the Arizona Daily Star remembers Elizabeth Jane Christensen for the warrior she was in an article chronicling the life of the SCA member. "Dauntless Libby" died August 7, 2007 at age of 44.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-08-31 16:41
SCA life in Alaska is a family affair, as reporter Jessica Cejnar of the Peninsula Clarion found out recently when she spent the day at the Court of the Prince and princess of Oertha and experienced an SCA Coronet tournament.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-08-29 19:07
Andrew Taylor of the Sydney Morning Herald recently visited with members of the Shire of Radburne to learn about the SCA and how Australians enjoy the Middle Ages.