Music, storytelling, juggling, theatre, and similar artistic endeavors.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2012-02-04 16:51
Continuing a tradition whose origin is lost in the mists of time ... on Saturday, March 3, 2012, the ancient and venerable Performers' Revel will take place in the vasty halls of Caer Bear. This is an event OF performers FOR performers BY performers!
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-02-03 15:40
The Shire of Castelleone Nuovo shall be holding our Venetian themed event "Carnivale" on the weekend of February 4, 2012 this winter!
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-02-01 19:03
Countess Alys Katharine reports that two sets of photos of Christmas interpretations, taken by British photographer and historical interpreter "spiral_tower," are available on Flickr.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2012-01-29 20:22
Canadian Baba Brinkman is a performer - and a scholar of medieval literature. He combined both in a recent one-man show, The Canterbury Tales Remixed, which set the Chaucer’s 14th-century work to original hip-hop songs. Catherine Rampell of the New York Times, has a review.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-01-27 18:09
Stratford's Royal Shakespeare Company is hoping to construct a "flatpack replica" of famous theater for use in large productions in London. The theater interior would be reconstructed inside an existing building.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2012-01-19 19:03
Winter Feast & Baronial Arts and Science
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2012-01-19 18:44
War of the Lilies is an annual event held in the center of the Kingdom of Calontir in June. It has been said that Lilies is so much like a vacation, you may forget it is a war, and it is our hope to continue that tradition.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-01-18 20:40
Come one, come all, to the Barony of Ponte Alto's 20th Birthday Celebration! A host of activities are planned for this event including A&S displays, a palio race, competitions for the Baronial Artisan and our Baronial Bard, dancing, music, shopping, a lavish Italian feast, shopping, and more...!
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2012-01-18 18:05
Promoting their 20th Anniversary performance, The Alexandrian Tapestries, the Golden Stag Players offer a parody video of the Dos Equis beer commercials that feature "the most interesting man in the world."
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2012-01-17 20:57
Be it known that Venus, the Goddess of Love herself, invites you all to a celebration of romance and chivalry in the fair gardens of the Barony of Politarchopolis.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2012-01-17 20:52
It is time to shake off the chill of winter and join with friends for a day of revelry and feasting. Please join the Canton of Silverhart on February 18, 2012 for our annual winter feast – Fimbulvinter!
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2012-01-17 19:00
Come all citizens of Atlantia and of the Barony of Sacred Stone. The nobles and citizens of Middlegate invite you to join us in a celebration of glorious Rome.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2012-01-17 17:57
Stan Wyrm announces Love Revel 18 February A.S XLVI (2012 Gregorian) 37th Anniversary of the Founding of Shire Stan Wyrm, Feast Day of Saint Valentine, A.S. XIX.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2012-01-17 17:35
In the wintery chill of January new champions will be forged, new legends will be made, and new frivolity will take place.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-01-16 10:48
Marche of Alderford Presents The Masque of Courtly Love XVI
February 18, 2012
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2012-01-16 08:58
For five decades, British sword master Bob Anderson graced the screen as fight director and stunt performer with such luminaries as Errol Flynn and Antonio Banderas. He played Darth Vader in fight sceens for The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. Anderson died January 1, 2012 in England at the age of 89.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-01-13 18:07
Alleviate your mid-winter cabin fever with a Festival of Fun! The Barony of Vatavia invites you to:
Midwinter Festival: A Court of Love and Beauty January 28, 2012
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2012-01-13 17:18
Join Rivenvale for our annual Winter Revel at the beautiful Pioneer Pavilion!
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2012-01-04 16:13
In a recent interview, NPR's Robert Siegel investigates the magic of stilt-walking, including the 600-year-old tradition of stilt-jousting in the city of Namur, Belgium. The story is available in print and audio.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2011-12-30 14:22
In her PhD dissertation for University College London, Kathleen Rose Palti looks at 15th century song lyrics, how they were used and circulated, and women's roles in the production of the songs.
Submitted by Ursula on Thu, 2011-12-29 18:20
According to The Onion's entertainment reporter, a troupe of traveling mummers is making a hit across the USA this holiday season.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2011-12-28 17:40
Up Helly Aa, the rousing Viking winterfest held each year in the Shetland Islands, has been named number four in a list of the ten best winter festivals compiled by the British travel publication Wanderlust. Stephen McGinty of The Scotsman has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2011-12-26 18:15
Scientists have long puzzled over the acoustic properties of grand churches and performances of late Renaissance music with its elaborate, up-tempo harmonies. Now a physicist and a music technologist believe they have cracked the secret.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2011-12-19 09:58
Hello all and sundry. Lord Patrick the Butcher, Bard of the Sun here. You may or may not have heard that we are planning to make this Estrella war the most fun war ever, in the history of wars, and the College Of Bards needs your help, though you may not be a Bard.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2011-12-15 16:17
Musicians and choir directors have long speculated on what music of the past would have sounded like. Now a new study by a student and a professor from New York University and the University of Cambridge may offer a sample from 16th century Venice.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2011-12-14 19:18
The Barony of the Cleftlands presents: A Regular Event in Cleftlands - The 14th Warrior
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2011-12-14 18:32
The Shire of Darach is happy to announce the return of our famed weekend event, Black Oak Lodge, March 16-18, 2012!
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2011-12-14 15:32
Roll out the carpet (a magic carpet, that is!) and prepare to be transported to an exotic place and time...into Arabian Nights! Join the Barony of l’Ile du Dragon Dormant as they celebrate their Baronial Investiture Anniversary with a Middle Eastern flavour.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2011-12-14 10:22
Algoma 1812 is looking for re-enactors, artisans, entertainers, historical displays, musicians, merchants, etc., to join them from July 17th to July 22nd, 2012 to help launch Algoma 1812’s kick off for the War of 1812 Bicentennial, at Fort St. Joseph & Ermatinger Clergue National Historic Sites, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2011-12-09 16:31
Hail good gentles one and all, The canton of Greyfells invites you to come and take a walk on the wild side for a day of fur, fangs, feathers and fun. Come join the feast of beasts. With games, prizes, contests and more a beastly good time will be had by all.