Music, storytelling, juggling, theatre, and similar artistic endeavors.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2013-09-27 10:01
Elizabethan theater life may have been booming for playwrights such as Shakespeare, but it was not so rosy for children in theatrical troupes. University of Oxford professor, Dr Bart van Es, discovered evidence of systemic child abuse while researching his book, Shakespeare in Company.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2013-09-17 09:53
Sir Kenneth Branagh will bring his version of "the Scottish play" by William Shakespeare to the drill hall of the Park Avenue Armory in New York City in June 2014. Sir Kenneth said: "I am delighted that we have the chance to recreate Macbeth in this epic setting."
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2013-09-13 10:31
You know that the SCA Known World is alive with talent. Now the Society is giving us the chance to prove it with just a short YouTube video.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2013-09-12 17:58
The Satire of the Three Estates by Sir David Lyndsay is considered Scotland's only surviving Renaissance play. Now the six-hour-long political satire is being performed at Linlithgow Palace in West Lothian. (video)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2013-09-11 12:36
Wendy Furie is a veterinarian - and a Scottish bard. While the two professions might sound at odds with each other, she makes them work, in the modern world and as Swannoc Beag, a member of the Society for Creative Anachronism. Laura Blasey of the Frederick (Maryland) News-Post has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2013-08-25 21:51
Viscountess Elashava bas Riva reports that she has posted photo and video from Double Wars, which too place recently in the Kingdom of Northshield. The photos are available on Flickr, while the video can be found on YouTube.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2013-08-15 12:58
Jean Quinn-Davis, of the Kingdom of Northshield, reports that she has posted an album of photos from Pennsic XLII. The photos are available on the Northshield Gallery.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2013-08-11 05:29
For twelve summers, residents of the state of Wisconsin have been entertained by the comedy, music and medieval skills of performers at the Bristol Renaissance Faire. Mrinal Gokhale of the Milwaukee Express has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2013-07-30 11:23
In 1594, William Shakespeare made a move that gave him financial stability and, some say, changed the way he wrote plays: he purchased a one-eighth share in the Lord Chamberlain's Men. One of those people is Dr Bart van Es of Oxford University's Faculty of English Language and Literature, who claims that the purchase gave the playwright a better relationship with and understanding of actors.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2013-07-21 13:36
Best-selling historical novelist Philippa Gregory has inspired a new series, currrently running on BBC One, which tells the stories of Elizabeth Woodville, Margaret Beaufort and Anne Neville. The White Queen is based on Gregory's series The Cousin’s War.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2013-07-19 19:05
How do bards know when a private camp at the upcoming Pennsic War is welcoming to entertainers? Pelayo of the Kingdom of Ealdormere has the answer.
Submitted by JustShava on Tue, 2013-07-16 13:45
- 29 August 2014 at 17:00 until 1 September 2014 at 12:00
- Camp Wawbeek 1450 Highway 13 Wisconsin Dells WI 53965
Hosted by the Barony of Jararvellir (Madison, WI) in the Kingdom of Northshield (Wisconsin, U.P., Minnesota, western Ontario, North & South Dakota, Manitoba).
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2013-07-15 22:12
Justinian Clarus of the Kingdom of Ealdormere, reports that his songbook, Cry of the Wolf VI, a completely prejudiced compilation of this Bard's and Their Majesties favourite songs, is available, is available online. The book is subtitled Marching to War with Trumbrand and Kaylah.
Submitted by Mathurin Kerbusso on Thu, 2013-07-11 09:54
Three new recordings from Johann Steinarsson are now up at The CalonSound Project.
Submitted by East Kingdom Gazette on Wed, 2013-07-10 17:29
Lady Lorelei Skye, Dean of the Performing Arts College at Pennsic, has released the final schedule for the Pennsic Performing Arts Tent and Ampitheater – and invites you to enjoy the many new and returning performers.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2013-07-02 08:43
Members of the Society for Creative Anachronism were on hand in early June for the 21st annual Three Barons Renaissance Fair in Anchorage, Alaska. Bill Roth of the Anchorage Daily News offers a photo album with highlights.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2013-06-29 19:51
Hirsch von Henford of the West Kingdom's Golden Stag Players, has created a short video in tribute to Chiara la Trombottiera, who passed away May 30, 2013 of cancer.
Submitted by lorcan on Thu, 2013-06-27 18:04
The Known World Players have announced their production schedule for the next three Pennsic Wars.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2013-06-26 17:49
At St. Cecilia at the Tower II, an event which took place May 18, 2013 in the Barony of Cynnabar, Midrealm, the Cynnabar Singers presented a program of period music. The program also included Martin's Bane from the Kingdom of Ealdormere. Videos are available to view on YouTube.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2013-06-26 09:50
Each year, a jester is chosen to liven up life at Muncaster Castle, near Ravenglass in Cumbria, England. The custom goes back centuries to Tom Skelton, believed to be the original Tom Fool, a real-life jester believed to have a murderous past. (photo)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2013-06-25 11:21
To all Poets, and aspiring Poets, of the Knowne World, you are cordially invited to participate in Poetry Day at Artisan's Row on Monday, July 29, 2013 at Pennsic 42. Please bring your poetry displays and plan on doing some presentations and meeting aspiring poets throughout the day.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2013-06-24 17:26
Lorelei Skye reports that all bards are invited to participate in the Bardic Arts Exhibition at Pennsic 42 on Monday, July 29, 2013 from 2-5 pm.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2013-06-24 14:07
Lady Rachel Dalicieux reports that this year's Pennsic War will feature a Children's Choir and Youth Choir performance at the Known World Choir and Friends Concert.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2013-06-22 12:43
On her website Myth & Moor, Terri Windling, writer, artist, and book editor, looks at the Green Man in history, architecture, folklore and contemporary art. The blog article includes many photos.
Submitted by lorcan on Tue, 2013-06-18 12:40
The Known World Players will hold auditions for the Pennsic 43 production of Chaucer's “The Canterbury Tales” this year on the following dates and times at the Amphitheatre:
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2013-06-02 20:20
The recent Coronation of Maynard and Liadain in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc was met with great pageantry and ceremony. Mistress Arianna of Wynthrope, former director of the known World Choir, shares video of choral pieces performed during the cermony.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2013-05-20 12:16
On June 1-2, 2013, Cantare, Inc. will present Collegium Cantorum under the direction of Timothy Kendall in a program entitled Chance Encounter, 1506, Part II of the occasional series "The Fayrfax Concerts" presenting Renaissance choral masterworks by Pierre de La Rue (c. 1542-1518) and Robert Fayrfax (1464-1521) at two sites in the Washington D.C. area.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2013-05-18 17:56
Come join us for the Ports of the Norse World! Please join us for Memorial Day weekend, Friday May 24 to Monday May 27,2013 at beautiful Lynx Hollow Park outside of Creswell, Oregon.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2013-05-16 19:40
The Barony of Windhaven will be hosting a "Play with Fire" Moot in Green Bay, June 14-16. Since some of the projects we'd like to play with take more than a few hours, Lord Balthazar has graciously opened his backyard/field to us for free camping for the weekend. Come for the day (Saturday) or come on Friday for the whole weekend!
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2013-05-16 18:36
Valor, the oldest running Tournament in the Kingdom of Calontir, is once again here…