Performing Arts

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

[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... 

Hearthwarming

Tis time our dear friends to relax and let go and to put up your feet and bask in the glow. Mother Nature in her due time has carved a wonderful scene, that this shire, dear friends, would be remiss to not let her work gleam. We invite you dear friends and traveling kin to come see the glory of the event Hearthwarming brings.

Known World Players founder offered Laurel

THL Tyzes Sofia, called Zsof, was placed on vigil for the Order of the Laurel at A Simple Day in the Country on July 16 by TRM Arch and Runa of the Midrealm.

[MID] Comfort Zone: A Bardic Revel

Next! FilkStorm! September 10, 2011

[LOC] Battle of the Bottony Cross XI

The Baron and Baroness extend their warmest invitation to all and sundry to join them and His Majesty, King Cornelius von Becke to celebrate Saint Florian de la Riviere's 10th Anniversary at the annual Battle of the Bottony Cross XI.

[ART] Raptor War

Artemisia! Raptor War is Returning once again! This time its bigger and better than ever.

[ATL] Pennsic Pity Party 2

That's right for all those unfortunate souls that don't get to go to Pennsic there will be a Pity Party in NC.

[ATL] Coronation of Cuan & Padraigin

It is the weekend of September 23-25, 1414 in fair Atlantia. The nobles of the court have gathered to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Auray, fought on September 29th, 1364.

Known World Players Audtions At Pennsic

Master Lorcan Dracontius reports that the known World Players Players will be holding auditions for Anne of the Thousand Days at Pennsic XL.

[ATL] Baronial Birthday

Please help celebrate the Barony of Stierbach’s natal day. There will be a full slate of martial activities and artistic competitions. We promise to deliver a low-key and low-stress event with fun for the whole family.