Performing Arts

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

[ATL] Seven Hills Skirmishes II

As the first breaths of spring winds cut through the valleys, we are reminded of the approach of summer. With the green fields and bright
days comes WAR!

[ATE] Great Helm

Greetings to all! It is time once again to gather in The Gem of Atenveldt, Tir Ysgithr, for Great Helm! Join us to see who our new Baronial guard will be!

[EAS] Known World Dance and Music Symposium X

June is fast approaching so hopefully you are making your plans for a long weekend of dancing and music, color and pageantry. Dancing starts Thursday evening, June 20, 2013, with an Informal evening of dancing and music.

[ATL] Le Grand Tournoi d'Amitie Trois

A King Rene style Pas de Arms offering a variety of activities including static and performance A&S competitions, archery, equestian activities, as well as armored and rapier combat.  This is a great opportunity to show off your skills as well as your shiniest armor and/ or your spiffiest garb.

Macbeth, too, got a bad rap

The discovery of the remains of Richard III and the rethinking of his reign have caused some  to re-examine the image of another of Shakespeare's villains, Macbeth. Scots MSP Alex Johnstone is proposing such a study.

Armonn Bonaventa performs at Pirates Ravage the Plains

Robin Kyrke has posted a video of a performance by Armonn Bonaventa performing the Arrogant Worms song, "The Last Saskatchewan Pirate."

[ANS] Castellan XIX

The Barony Of NorthKeep Does Hereby Invite One and All to Castellan xix May 17 – 19, 2013

[LOC] Bloth 2013

The Bloth was the Shire of Ildhafn's midwinter feast for 10 years, before the two shires (Ildhafn and Cluain) joined to form the Barony of Ildhafn. Now, it is also our Baronial Anniversary event. Every year, we gather together to enjoy a feast, raise a toast, and celebrate with friends.

Performing Arts at Gulf Wars XXII

Greetings and salutations to all musicians, actors, bards, jugglers, and others within the Performing Arts: At the Sable & Gules Theater area, we offer the opportunity for anyone interested in presenting performances and providing classes in the Performing Arts.

[LOC] Flametree Ball

In May 2013, the Shire of Adora celebrates fifteen years of the Flametree Ball. To help us, join us for a night of dancing, music and games at Russell Vale Community Hall in Wollongong, NSW.

[EAS] Swabian Peasants Festspiele

This spring the peasants of Swabia will dig their way out of their snowbound hovels to celebrate the planting season in true German peasant fashion.

[OUT] Grand Outlandish XL

Don Otto and THL Elisé, Baron and Baroness of al-Barran bid you welcome to the fortieth Grand Outlandish Tournament!

[AET] It's All Greek to Me!

Have you ever wondered it would be like to be in the labyrinth with the Minotaur? Come to the Dominion of Myrkfaelinn and find out! Come fight and fence in the labyrinth. Come dance in celebration of the victories. Come take part in children's activities and learn about history. Bring a story or a song from mythology to share.

"The Games Maestro" comes to YouTube

Craig Wood stars as The Games Maestro (The GM) in an online, musical series following the adventures of a D&D dungeon-master. The hilarious series has now been funded. The pilot is online, with future episodes coming soon.

Gulf Wars stage volunteers and performers needed

Mistress Amelia van Hemessen is requesting volunteers to help with the stage and performances at the upcoming Gulf Wars.

Heather Dale needs your help

Canadian muscian and SCA member Heather Dale (Marian of Heatherdale) is seeking help from fellow musicians who post their music of YouTube. A video, (ironically posted on YouTube), sums up the situation.

"La mandragola" online

Hirsch reports that a video of Niccolò Machiavelli's play La mandragola (The Mandrake Root), as performed by the Golden Stag Players at West Kingdom Twelfth Night, is now available to view online.

Open A&S at Gulf Wars

Magistra Rosemounde of Mercia and Mistress Jennet of Tewkesbury report that the A&S open will take place on Friday March 15, 2013 at Gulf Wars from 8 AM to 3 PM at Bede Hall, and the surrounding area.

[WES] 29th Annual Court of Love

Get your tickets early for the Canton of Borderwinds' (in the Barony of Tarnmist)  29th Annual Court of Love, on Saturday, March 9, 2013. This " no hats" event will be held at Ramona Garden Park in Arroyo Grande, CA. The site opens at 10:30 am, and ends at 11 pm.

Beowulf manuscript online

Ever tried to read Beowulf in the original language? Now you can, thanks to the British Library.

The 6th Annual Gulf Wars War Bard Competion

Greetings from the Performing Arts of this years Gulf Wars XXII. We are proud to announce that we will conducting the 6th Annual Gulf Wars War Bard Competion on Wednesday evening at 6 p.m.

[EAL] Practicum 2013

Please join us in the Canton of Caldrithig for a day of classes, merriment, and friends.   Medieval garb is not required for the classes, however, and an attempt at pre-seventeenth century clothing is required for the evening festivities.

[WES] Emeritus Feast

Come and join us in feasting and fellowship to celebrate the good folks who helped to found one of the oldest shires in the Kingdom.
Entertainment, bardic, and a live auction.

[NOR] Bardic Madness XXIII

East to West, North to South, the Bardic arts are beloved across all of Northshield. Challenges for Bardic Madness XXIII will include many with the theme of "directions," in the many meanings of that word. Challenges will be arranged into four Fyts, with breaks for classes and fellowship between them, and a tasty feast during the last Fyt.

[ART] Loch Salann Defender Tourney

For 35 years our great and marvelous lands have faced and defeated a mighty foe. Each time this demon dared to threaten us, we the people of Loch Salann looked among us for a mighty defender who would rid our lands of this beast. Each time, that call was answered.

[ATE] Estrella War XXIX

We have wonderful news; Estrella War XXIX dates have been rolled back to February 26, 2013 through March 4, 2013! (and there was much rejoicing!)

[ATL] Ice Castle 2013

Once again the chill winds of winter are blowing through the mountains and valleys of Black Diamond and thoughts turn to friends, family, and times gone past. Join us once again for day full of revelry and warmth of company and fighting.

[ATL] Bright Hills Baronial Birthday

Bright Hills is renowned for hospitality and we invite you to the party as we celebrate our birthday in courtly style! The year is 1560 and we witness the bright dawning of the golden age in old England as reflected in fair Atlantia.

[GLE] Gulf Wars XXII

Gulf Wars XXII will take place March 10-17, 2013 in Lumberton, Mississippi.

[MID] St. Cecilia at the Tower

St. Cecilia at the Tower is a workshop for the purpose of helping musicians who play Medieval and Renaissance music to improve their craft.