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SCAdians bring Middle ages to Maine

Knights and maidens stormed a different type of castle recently when members of the SCA took part in a medieval fair at Fort Knox, Maine. Station WABI-TV5 has a video preview.

Traditional Chinese weaving techniques endangered

The UNESCO website features traditional Li textile techniques of spinning, dyeing, weaving and embroidering as employed by women of the Li ethnic group of Hainan Province, China. The site includes photos and video.

"The White Stag" premieres in the Outlands

The White Stag, an original song by Lord Cilléne mac Conghalaigh, was debuted recently at Caerthe's Three Stags event in the Kingdom of the Outlands. A video of the song has been posted on YouTube.

Jousting in Ontario

The Fight Network, which covers combat sports around the world, recently filmed a piece on the International Jousting Association Canada National Championship in Ontario. The film is available on YouTube.

Oertha Summer Coronet Tourney 2010 videos online

Merewyn reports that she has posted a series of videos from the Principality of Oertha's (Kingdom of the West) Summer Coronet Tourney. The videos are available on YouTube.

Collage video introduces the SCA

Captain Porthos of Atenveldt sat down with a friend and put together a video that was meant to try and explain to their mundane friends, what it is that SCA folk do. Their video collage of still portraits is shared on YouTube.

Purgatorio 2010 video online

Miriam bat Yehudah ha Levi reports that she has posted a video featuring a performance for the Queen at the West Kingdom's summer 2010 Purgatorio event.

A Python goes to gladiator school

Terry Jones, of Monty Python fame, takes on the persona of Roman gladiator to learn about training from the experts. (video)

Henry brings laughs to the web

Henry VIII meets the Age of Connectivity in a series of short sketch comedies from the BBC. Brian Blessed stars as the monarch on holiday with his sixth wife, Catharine Parr.

Town criers stretch vocal chords in Chester

SCA court heralds take note: You would have strong competition from the contestants in the recent 2010 Chester World Town Crier Tournament (Chester, UK) in which criers from around the world displayed their vocal capabilities. (video)

Overgrown grass a concern at Carlisle Castle

The City Council of Carlisle, England is concerned over the state of the moat at the city's primary attraction, Carlisle Castle, where, for safety reasons, English Heritage has stopped mowing the grass. Mark McAlindon of BBC News has a video report.

Pennsic XXXIX Woods Battle video online

Mark Piszczor, a graduate student at Carnegie Mellon University's Entertainment Technology Center, has created a shot video shot during the Pennsic XXXIX Woods Battle as research footage for a student project called Ethereal. The footage is available on YouTube.

"It's a chance to see just what you're made of"

The citizens of Joplin, Missouri (USA) were treated to an afternoon of knights in armor recently when members of the Shire of Crystal Mynes presented a demo. Bonney Bowman of FourStates.com has the story. (video)

Lochac Midwinter 2010 Coronation photos online

Eleanor Hall from the Barony of Ildhafn in the Kingdom of Lochac reports that she has posted an album of photos from the recent Midwinter Coronation. The event took place in Auckland, New Zealand. Video is also available on YouTube.

SCA wins fans in Thailand

Ii Toonishinokami Katsumori of the Palatine Barony of the Far West offers a report on a recent demo held in the Incipient Canton of Golden Playne, Thailand. (video)

SCAdian filmmaker debuts film

Indie filmmaker and SCA member Dana Elise recently premiered her new film set in the "fantasy middle ages." Cagin of Chrysaint debuted June 26, 2010 at the Petal Civic Center in Petal, Mississippi. (video)

Tobias Capwell, scholar and warrior

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.

"Living the Dream" at Baronial Border War

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)

Fabric War Melee immortalized in video

Godfrey von Rheinfels has posted a video of the climatic Fabric War Melee, which took place in the Barony of Sun Dragon, Kingdom of Atenveldt, on June 19th, 2010.

"Winning - and dying well" in Caid

Alex Goldsmith, Sports Director at Annenberg TV News in Southern California, visited the SCA's Pink Ribbon Rally event and posted a video on YouTube.

Titus Scipio Germanicus new Crown Prince of the West

Megan reports that Titus Scipio Germanicus was the victor of the June 2010 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of the West. His Highness was inspired by Arianwen ferch Morgan.

12 new Northshield videos on YouTube

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva reports that she has posted 12 new videos on her ShavaSue website on YouTube.

West Kingdom Crown Tourney videos online

Aeschine reports that she has posted a number of videos from the March 2010 Crown Tourney in the Kingdom of the West. The videos are available on YouTube.

The Middle Ages' favorite corn chip

Filmmaker, actor, and student at the University of Hertfordshire, Josh Bower recently submitted his own version of snacking in the Middle Ages in an online Doritos ad contest. (video)

"Living history and experimental archaeology" in Tuscaloosa, AL

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)

Tournament of Friends II photos and videos online

Lord Alain de La Rochelle shares photos and video from Tournament of Friends II which took place recently in the Kingdom of Atlantia.

"Living by the sword" in the Channel Islands

SCA at Foire de Jersey 2006, a promotional video produced by Novantus, showcases fighting in the SCA. The film was shot at an event in Drachenwald in 2006. Music by Vega.

PBS series traces history of weapons

Warrior Weapons, a new four-part series on PBS, focusses on the evolution of weapons and armor and tactics from ancient times to the present.

Hit List 2010 videos online

Izza bint Amat al-Rahman reports that armored combat videos from Hit List 2010 are now available to view on YouTube. The event took place in the Kingdom of Meridies.

House goes medieval

Fans of both the SCA and the Fox TV series House will be pleased with episode 17 of season 6, "Knight Fall," which begins with a battle at a Renaissance Festival.