Music, storytelling, juggling, theatre, and similar artistic endeavors.
Submitted by Justin on Wed, 2008-08-20 08:15
The Pennsic 37 debut of "Forbidden Pennsic -- The (filked) Musical" was recorded by several individuals, and these recordings are presently being edited into a DVD.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-08-19 20:27
You are invited to Hinterland!!! Border Clash: Attack of the Huns Shire of Hinterland August 22, 23, 24
Site opens at noon on August 22 - closes at noon on August 24
Site Fees: $9 per Adult; $10 feast, Non member Charge $3 – Children 13 and under FREE
Alcohol is permitted - Leashed pets only
The Huns have invaded Hinterland. Pyromelody and her populace in
Hinterland invites one and all to join them in removing the Huns from
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-08-19 18:23
Once again, the cry goes forth for all heroes to vie for glory and honor in the Chalice Championships. And for those who choose to attempt it, there is the legendary 'Chalice of the Sun God', the cup of Helios given to Hercules in the course of his labors. This year the theme is Persephone's story and her journey to the Underworld. Please join us for this unique challenge!
Fighting: There will be a heavy and rapier fighting; each in the same format competitors shall fight in a Challenger's tourney for the right to best the Heavy Weapons Chalice Champion* or the Rapier Chalice Champion**. The winner of each of the 'Champion Battles' shall become the Chalice Champion in his discipline, and may fight as Chalice Champion next year. Questions should be directed to Sir Thomas of Calais (heavy weapons) (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Baron Marcellus Capoziello da Napoli (rapier) ( email@example.com )
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-08-19 16:07
Greetings unto the Populace of our fair Barony. Come to The Northern Keep for a camping weekend of archery by day and song by night.
Saturday: Range opens 9am - Intro courses, Royal Rounds, small tournament geared towards
next year's archery championship, free shooting. 5pm - Range closes. (Open
to all who wish to learn and play). Much revelry around the campfire after
dinner. Sunday: 9am - Range Opens for Royal Rounds until 1pm. The site is
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2008-08-18 13:41
What happens when medieval living history meets a modern concept like YouTube™? SCA-video.com offers linked and locally-hosted video clips with an SCA-centric focus, ranging from serious and useful to outrageously funny.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2008-08-18 08:00
The Known World Players brought Pennsic 37 to a humorous end with the premier performance of "Forbidden Pennsic", an original musical comedy based on the annual "Forbidden Broadway" from the modern world.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-08-16 12:21
The Shire of Sterlynge Vayle welcomes all back to the new Damp Dragon Inn for Bards and Bows on September 6, 2008. This event will be held at Camp Amahami, 434 Page Pond Road, in Sanford NY. This is the same beautiful site where Barony Wars is held.
The site opens at 8:00 AM and closes when everything is clean on Saturday night. Anyone still lingering after 9:00 PM will be pressed into service for site clean up. To encourage you to arrive early to enjoy the full day's activities, there will be a pancake and egg breakfast for a small charge from 8:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-07-29 08:23
Those who enjoy medieval music will want to check out Ancient FM, a website which will offer live streaming music on WinAmp or iTunes.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-07-25 23:11
Sophia the Orange reminds all fools and followers of fools that the annual Pennsic Fools Parade will take place Tuesday August 5, 2008 at 5:30 p.m. All are welcome!
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-07-18 07:43
The strict codes of medieval sacred music are parodied in this hysterical video posted on YouTube. King Arthur, Sir Bors and a monk trade theories on music with unexpected results. PG-13 for language.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-07-16 15:56
Is Pennsic out of your realm of financial possibilities? Instead of going East, why not go North? The Shire of Plattefordham offers you a last chance to slaughter to your heart's content before the summer ends. Hardsuiters, archers, fencers, litter the ground w/ your dead ("Wait, I'm not dead!")! Bards, slay the audience w/ your clever tongues! There will be torchlight tourney, a ford battle, a castle battle (we have an archer's tower...), and so much more! Bring the kiddies -- we have a playground! Location:
Shire of Plattefordham (Glenrock, Wyoming)
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-07-14 17:52
Researchers Paul Calamia and Jonas Braasch of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have discovered something interesting about stone pillars from Hindu temples dating to the 7th century: they can be played.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-07-14 11:20
Fridrikr, Sylvan Bard of the Kingdom of Aethelmearc, reports that Her Majesty, Queen Branwyn is a lover of the bardic arts and invites "Bards, jongleurs, story-tellers, skalds, and others of the Bardic persuasion, to visit Aethelmearc Royal Encampment in the evenings at Pennsic to ply their trade!'
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2008-07-14 08:05
Master Lorcan Dracontius of Bhakail reports that Masquerade Medieval will hold auditions for a production of A Man for All Seasons to be presented at Pennsic 38.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-07-11 14:18
Welcome! Come join the Barony of Castel Rouge for a relaxing weekend of Marshal Feats and Heroism, Archery, Arts and Sciences Classes, and of Feasting, Revelry and a Celebration of Friendships and a Baronial General Fundraising Raffle.
A Village Fair: A Celebration of Friendships
Ukrainian Park Camp
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-07-09 16:40
Once again our explorers have braved the wilds of the New World to bring back that wondrous delicacy – CHOCOLATE!!! Due to our continued and deepening friendship with a small and extremely secretive tribe, the Oompah’s, you will be able to taste chocolate in as way that no others across Europe have yet been able to produce. The Oompah’s are the only ones to have uncovered the secret of sweetening the cocoa bean. Location:
College of Brymstonne (Fountain Hills, Arizona)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-07-03 20:06
Since the birth of the honorable Barony of Twin Moons, our Noble Barons have been linked to the legend of the Grail. These Noble Barons have joined in the quest for the grail but have been unsuccessful. Our current Baron, Baron Thomas, has been privy of new information and clues linking the Grail to the lands of the Middle East. Baron Thomas has picked up his sword to become one of the Crusaders and, as this missive is being penned, is marching off to join the King in this noble battle and to follow up on his newly found information concerning the elusive Grail. Location:
Barony of Twin Moons (Fountain Hills, Arizona)
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-07-03 15:30
Children of the Knowne Worlde unite! This event is dedicated to you! No standing on the sidelines and watching the adults play, it's your turn! There will be Youth Boffer, A&S, Heraldry and Bardic Competitions, as well as classes/activities for all ages! There will be a modest dayboard throughout the day, and no feast. AND, because they were SO WELL BEHAVED last year, under your direct supervision we will allow your parents and guardians to accompany you throughout the day. Location:
Barony of Delftwood (Camillus, New York)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-07-02 16:55
Spring into two days of classes on all sorts of music and dance with a Feast and Caroso Ball on Saturday night. Lunches provided. Massage Therapist in attendance!
For Members and College Members. Full Weekend: $35, 1 Day + Feast & Ball:
$24, F&B only: $19, 1 Day only: $10. Non-Memb. Add $2, If Not Booked Add $5
if feasting or $1 per lunch if day only. Contact Steward re
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2008-07-02 11:27
The Canton of Caldrithig presents: Autocrat's Day Off July 11-13, 2008.
Site Opens: 4pm on Friday July 11th
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-07-01 10:12
"It's not about entertaining, it's about educating," said Sherri Fabic, a member of the Barony of Highland Foorde, about the recent Renaissance Festival hosted by the group at Hager House in Hagerstown, Maryland. Reporter Joshua Bowman of the Herald-Mail was on hand for the story. (Photos & video)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2008-06-24 13:29
The bards held the day at the recent Performers Revel South in Salesberie Glen (Salisbury, North Carolina), with musicians, poets, storytellers and dancers showcasing their arts. Sara Gregory of the Salisbury Post had the story. (photos)
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-06-20 14:02
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel takes online visitors inside a theater costume shop in a video called "Ever Wonder?"
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2008-06-20 10:14
Once upon a time.... in a Kingdom to the North.... a group of re-enactors in their late-night Pennsic cups devised a drinking game wherein real-life actors were cast as SCA members in a very fictional film. The result: Ealdormere: the Movie!
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2008-06-14 19:18
The Great Hall of the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington D.C. glints with Renaissance armor as the library presents the exhibit Now Thrive the Armorers: Arms and Armor in Shakespeare June 5 through September 9, 2008.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-06-12 20:34
Come One and All to celebrate Stierbach’s Tenth Baronial Anniversary! Like the finest of Atlantia’s wines, each year brings exciting new flavors to experience cultivated in the terroir of tradition and past experience. Share with us the marking of a new year and vintage of Stierbach in our Society.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-06-12 20:19
The Norse Gods have come to life and are running free through the green hills of al-Barran.
In the ways of the old there will be much to do this summer weekend. A QUEST like no other has been planned for all to enjoy. For those who are all about the fighting there will be a Rapier Tournament, Heavy Tournament as well as an Archery Tournament just in case you thought there would be nothing to do. Along with questing, fighting, and much revelry, there will be a most wondrous feast Saturday evening that will leave no one hungry. There will also be a delicious and helpful brunch served Sunday morning. Please contact the food coordinators below with any allergy concerns.
Submitted by Melandra on Thu, 2008-06-12 15:26
Melandra of the Woods, host of the Traditional and Folk Music Hour, is looking for SCA musicians to feature on her program.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-06-05 20:38
The thundering hooves of the Mongolian Empire draw near! Join in their whirlwind of chaos to conquer the Knowne World. We invite you to display your prowess with bow and arrow, and plunder the day away. This will be a kingdom-level event to choose the new Kingdom of Atlantia Archery Champion.
It is a weekend-long event with archery, feasting, and a bardic circle.
The Championship will take place at the Baltimore Bowmen club. Enjoy Friday Night travellers’ fare to benefit the Bright Hills Youth Archery program. Saturday will include a continental breakfast, and there will be a dayboard provided to refuel between shoots. The day’s end will bring a sumptuous feast prepared by Duke Valharic, followed by a bardic circle to entertain and recount the day’s events: “No s*@#, there I was, just me and my yak . . .”
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2008-06-05 19:32
Join us for a resurrection of Valhalla Day on the Greenwith some of the old games and some new ones! Fighting: ship to ship team list, holmgang, axe and shield list, spear list.
Games: bear pit wrestling, spear throwing, tug-of-war, ship races, oar dancing.
Arts: Viking haiku, riddles, storytelling, period style clothing contest, Hollywood style clothing contest.
The park is tree shaded and grassy and runs along the river, nice