Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-11-01 09:32
Washington State University student Matt James scorns the usual college activities for a hobby creating chainmail and fighting in the SCA. Lisa Waananen of the Daily Evergreen has the story and slide show.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-10-28 11:26
Costumer Amy Sumida, who works for Kaimuki's Prosperity Corner in Hawaii, is busy putting together costumes for the Halloween season. Sumida discovered the SCA in her teens and learned that playing dress-up could be profitable. Nadine Kam of the Honolulu Star Bulletin has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-10-23 15:08
Andrea Hahn, a reporter for the Southern Illinoisan, visited the John A. Logan Museum in Murphysboro, Illinois recently for a real Renaissance faire experience including bawdy wenches, swordplay, songs and skits. The event was sponsored by the Fine and Bawdy Wenches, and included demos by the Medieval Combat Society.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-10-11 10:17
“At a Renaissance festival, the stage spills over into the lanes – much like interaction with characters at Disneyland – and you become part of the show. Without that interaction, a renfest would just be a craft and food show with people in funny clothing talking in bad accents,” said Allen Huffman, software engineer and ren faire enthusiast. Steve Penhollow covered the story for the Fort Wayne (Indiana) Journal Gazette.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-10-04 13:15
Lady Alexandria laNoire is a 10th century Danish homemaker and archer who, along with her husband Syr Theodric van Rostock, showed off her prowess recently at the Great Geauga County Fair in Burton, Ohio. Joan Cooper Rusek of the Sun-News reports.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-09-24 10:18
Blacksmith and SCA member Ugo Serrano has successfully combined reality and fantasy by using his medieval craftsmanship to create armor and weapons used in the movies. Leslie Slape of the Daily News (Olympia, Washington) reports.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-09-16 12:05
"They are medieval enthusiasts, but you could also call them history buffs. You could also probably call them geeks or weirdoes, but it's hard to look someone in the face and say anything even remotely derogatory when they're holding a broadsword," says Jacob L. Grant, staff writer for Caledonian-Record in Concord, Vermont in a recent article.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2006-09-10 18:59
Burton Cole of the Tribune Chronicle learned about attractions at the Great Geauga County Fair, Ohio's oldest fair, and met with Cerise of Cleftlands, a member of the Incipient Shire of Eastwatch.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-09-06 07:31
Members of the Shire of Marcaster (Tampa Bay area) in the Kingdom of Trimaris gathered recently at Largo Central Park to teach modern folk about life in the Middle Ages. Steve Kornacki of the Tampa Tribune was there to cover the story.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2006-09-04 05:40
Karma M. Fitzgerald for the Magic Valley Times News in Wendell, Idaho learned about life in the SCA when she visited “Hearthwarming,” an event at Niagara Springs State Park.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-09-02 11:36
Members of the local SCA chapter in Vancouver, British Columbia participated in a musical evening at Powell River's Boxwood Cottage garden recently where they presented a program of medieval music.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-08-29 18:13
Steve Tarter of the Peoria, Illinois Journal Star "went medieval" when he visted with Valerie Lilley of Sofi's Stitches to discuss the meaning of "dressing for success" medieval style.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-08-29 08:19
A medieval educational demo for elementary school students in Brisbane, Australia turned bloody when one of the re-enactors was slightly injured by a rapier blade.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-08-23 21:02
Science Fiction and Fantasy co-existed with Middle Ages reenactors at the recent Norwescon convention held at the SeaTac Doubletree Inn in Seattle, Washington. Richard Seven of Pacific Northwest Magazine covered the story.
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2006-07-20 17:27
Scott Farrell, two time King of Caid, has had some experience in ruling. Recently he put that experience to good use by taking on the role of King Arthur in the American Rose Theatre's production of Camelot. Patricia Morris Buckley of the North County Times (California) reports.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2006-07-18 08:09
John Groth of the Jackson County (Wisconsin) Chronicle learns about the SCA at Northshield's Warriors and Warlords. Groth interviews military veteran Marcus Virilus Germanicus (Mark Hoelscher) and others about life in the SCA.
Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2006-07-14 17:57
The San Angelo Standard Times spent the entire day at Ansteorran Coronation this weekend in the Shire of Trelac.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2006-07-05 18:12
Gwen H. Jader of the Daily Herald Correspondent (Chicago, Illinois area), stepped back into the past at the recent Border Skirmish event, which was co-hosted by the Shire of Ravenslake in the Midrealm and the Barony of Caer Anterth Mawr in Northshield.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2006-05-21 23:06
Jenn Buck, a student of Journalism at the University of California -- Berkeley, shares the results of a class project in which she did an investigative/human interest report of the SCA.
Submitted by Richard on Fri, 2006-04-21 18:04
A comprehensive report of Gulf Wars XV by Richard fitzWilliams and Kith the Silent, with their guests, Duchess Eanor of Amberhall and Eldric von Atzinger, is available on the PainBank podcast site.
Pain Bank Interview with Viscount Sir Tristan von Eisig, K.W. Rattan Symposiom, N.S. TOC and Gulf Wars
Submitted by Richard on Fri, 2006-03-24 14:15
PainBank (a podcast website) has posted an interview with the infamous Pennsic Kamikaze host, Viscount Tristan von Eisig.
Submitted by Richard on Thu, 2006-03-02 12:00
Richard fitzWilliams and Kith the Silent, both from the Midrealm, have inaugurated a podcast series of interest to SCAdians. The PainBank podcasts will feature mostly armoured combat topics initially, but the creators hope to branch out to other topics soon.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Sat, 2006-02-25 10:09
Two scholars discuss a historic flashpoint and its relevance today. Antonia Ryan conducted an e-mail exchange with two scholars of the Crusades -- one who writes about Christian perspectives and one who studies the Muslim experience of these medieval wars.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2006-02-16 17:42
Chris Koogle of the Knoxville, Tennessee Daily Beacon spent a day learning about the Roman First Cohort with Robert Wear, a Roman re-enactor who has been studying the Romans since high school.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2006-01-28 17:38
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 Thu, 2005-12-01 13:49
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 GiovannaL on Wed, 2005-11-30 11:36
A reporter visited with the members of Ma'ale Giborim at their second birthday event held in a Crusader-era hall in the Muslim Quarter of the Old City in Jerusalem.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-11-25 10:51
Cari Hammerstrom of the Monitor learns about chivalry at a medieval faire hosted by the Museum of South Texas Historyin Edinburg, Texas and members of the Shire of La Marche Sauvage.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2005-11-18 11:48
Pfc. Samuel D. White of the Marine Corps took a step back in time recently when he interviewed Lord Wolfgan (Staff Sgt. Brian Neldner) at the Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training in New River, North Carolina. His story appears on the website for the Marine Corps.
Submitted by Karen on Fri, 2005-11-04 07:45
The Eyeopener profiles Kate Flanigan, a Ryerson Theatre School technical production student and a member of the SCA.