Performing Arts

Music, storytelling, juggling, theatre, and similar artistic endeavors.

[GLE] Slay the Dragon 2011

Once again the shire of Vogelburg cries for its defenders. Save our humble Shire and stop the dreaded dragon TROGDOR from destroying us all. 

[GLE] Diamond Wars XXVI

To Arms! One and All! King Henry V of England prepares to wage a decisive battle upon the armies of the French king, Charles VI. Come to Agincourt! You too can be part of the activities that ended the Hundred Years’ War.

London plans international Shakespeare festival for 2012

Beginning on April 23, 2012, a multilingual Shakespeare festival will celebrate culture in parallel with the London Summer Olympics. Professional and amateur companies will present the Bard's plays in dozens of languages and hundreds of productions.

Academy of Performing Arts 2011 photos online

Danielle of Tor an Riogh, in the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann, reports that she has created an album of photos from the Academy of Performing Arts. The photos are available on her personal website.

[MID] Afternoon of Fun

The Shire of Eastwatch Presents “Afternoon of Fun” October 7th, 8th, & 9th Located at 8165 Sidley Road, Thompson Ohio 44086

[MID] Vikings Ransom Clancy

Shire of Starleaf Gate presents: The Vikings Ransom Clancy. October 8th, 2011 at the AMA Sportsmen Association, 468 Lowes Side Road, Amherstburg, ON

Mongols share traditional dance

A short film from UNESCO highlights Mongolian music and culture by sharing the Biyelgee Mongolian traditional folk dance as performed by dancers from several different ethnic groups.

[CAL] King’s Companie of Archers

King’s Companie of Archers September 10 – 11, 2011 Hosted by the Shire of Calanais Nuadh

[ANT] Midhaven Harvest Feast

The Shire of Midhaven has had a plentiful harvest and we invite you to share of it at our Harvest Feast on Saturday, November 19, 2011. The feast will be in the Early European fashion in honor of our newest and only Midhaven Knight, Sir Thorkell.

[ANS] Bring Out Your Dead

1352, after five full years of death and devastation due to the “Black Plague” the cries of Bring out your dead are slowly fading. Venetian society has been thrown into chaos, economies have crumbled, art and literature have taken a turn for the gruesome and bizarre and the working class has begun to voice dissatisfaction with their daily wages.

[ATL] Boar Hunt

Please join the Canton of Charlesbury Crossing as we continue celebrating the fall season with a Boar Hunt and Market at beautiful Camp Cherokee.

[ATE] Chocolate Revel

It is once again time to cast aside those diets for a day, and come to enjoy the wondrous deliciousness that is CHOCOLATE at the College of Brymstonne's annual Chocolate Revel!!

[ATL] Lochmere Baronial Birthday

Armored Combat. A double-elimination armored tournament—be ye Duke, Knight, Un-belt or Novice…open to all fighters. Authorizations will be held prior to the tournament. Additionally, there will also be a three-man team spear tourney.

Storytelling at Midrealm Crown Tourney

Master Llewellyn ap Teirnon, Minister of Arts and Sciences for the Middle Kingdom, reports that he has uploaded several videos of bardic activities from the recent Midrealm Crown Tournament to his YouTube channel.

SCA: "We play very, very hard"

History came alive recently at the El Paso Museum of History when members of the local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism hosted a living history event featuring combat, calligraphy and poetry. (photo) David Burge of the El Paso Times has the story.

[WES] Debardchery

The Shire of Cloondara's annual fun filled event! Something for everyone! Saturday, August 20, 2011 (PST) - Debardchery. Location: Golden Gate Park Archery Range (47th & Fulton) San Francisco.

[ANS] Fall Brawl

Come join us for a day of tournaments the likes of which you have never seen, revel in the celebration of the harvest....and fill your coffers all at the same time!

[ART] October Crown Tournament

The Barony of One Thousand Eyes has the distinct honor and pleasure of inviting one and all to attend Their Majesties' Fall Crown Tournament to determine the heirs to the Griffin Thrones. Come enjoy the pageantry of the day and view the contest for the right to wear the Crowns of Artemisia.

Early music scores available from the CMME Project

Utrecht University in the Netherlands has created a website to make available early musical scores "to students, scholars, performers, and interested amateurs."

Shava's photos and videos from "Dub-Dub"

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva reports that she has created a gallery of photos from the recent Warriors and Warlords event in the Kingdom of Northshield on the Northshield Gallery. She has also posted videos from the event on her YouTube channel.

Geoffrey Chaucer: standup comedian

Three men walk into a bar... you all know the rest. Or do you? British standup comedian Bill Bailey gives the story a medieval twist in this YouTube clip.

Scottish folklore collection available online

For the first time, the complete folklore collection of Alexander Carmichael has been published and is available to view online. Carmichael "spent 50 years collecting legends, songs, curses and oral history from Gaelic-speakers."

Photos and a few videos from Border Skirmish

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva, Northshield Kingdom Chronicler, reports that photos and video from the recent Border Skirmish are now available to view on the Northshield Gallery.

Talking Shakespeare

Actor and author Ben Crystal explores the accents of Shakespearean English in a series of videos based on his book Shakespeare on Toast. Crystal offers examples of Received Pronunciation and Shakespearean Pronunciation. (video)

[AET] Fall Coronation of Isenwulf and Rosalina

It is with great pleasure that the Shire of Hunters Home invites one and all to celebrate the much anticipated Fall Coronation of Isenwulf and Rosalinda to be held at the Grove City Masonic Hall, 1340 West Main Street, Grove City, PA 16127 on September 17, 2011.

[NOR] B.Y.O.M. IX

It's that time of year again... Pennsic plans are being made... some of you are making plans for Ages of War... and others are contemplating a trip to the woods and Vilku Urvas.

[WES] Midsummer Feast

Our Barony will be celebrating our Midsummer Feast on Saturday, August 6th. There will also be contests for our next Baronial Rapier Champion and for the Bard of Fett Burg. 

Known World Choir at Pennsic 40

The Known World Choir will host its 20th Pennsic Concert on Thursday of war week at 6 PM in the Performing Arts Pavaillion.

[CAL] Feast of Eagles

The Shire of Cúm an Iolair welcomes you to Feast of Eagles July 23, 2011

[ATE] Masquerade Murders

Venice.  A city that evokes a rich tapestry of romance, good food, festive music, and deep international intrigue...