Performing Arts

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

[OUT] Champions of al-Barran

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Come one, come all! al-Barran's Baronial Champions event is nigh upon us! Come test your mettle against those who wish to seek glory in battle upon the field of combat. Come test your voice for those who wish to seek glory in song and tale.

The event is free for all comers, so you should be there! The site is at Land's End, where there is great camping and wonderful scenery. (Stay tuned, as site may change, weather un-permitting) Location:
Barony of al-Barran (Stanley, New Mexico)

[ANT] Bardic Championship and Kingdom University

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Their Majesties of An Tir & Their Highnesses of Tir Righ invite One & All to join Them for this historic event, hosted by the beautiful Barony of Lions Gate.

Site opens at 9am -5pm Sat.& Sun.

New Westminster Masonic Hall
508 Agnes St.

...2 blocks EAST and 1 block south of Douglas College Site opens at 10am-2am Saturday only. (Pay parking only - Please be careful about no parking zones... New West is very vigilant about ticketing illegally parked vehicles.) Location:
Barony of Lions Gate (New Westminster, British Columbia)

[ANS] Samhain XXVIII

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We invite one and all to travel to the lands of the Barony of the Eldern Hills for our twenty-eighth annual Samhain Celebration. Bring your best skills for our Thrown Weapons, Bardic, and Arts & Sciences Competitions, which will determine our newest titled champions. Our array of activities will delight both you and your children, including our first ever Youth Chivalric Class and Tournament. And don?t forget to bring treats for our traditional Mischief and Morsels activity on Saturday evening! Location:
Barony of the Eldern Hills (Granite, Oklahoma)

[MID] Saxon Summer VIII

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Come and participate in heavy fighting, archery, thrown weapons, fencing, classes, games and feasting.

There is plenty of space to relax and enjoy a quiet day with friends! Date: September 12 through 14, 2008, with main events on Saturday Location: Chestnut Ridge Campground, 6486 Chestnut Ridge Road, Hubbard, Ohio 44425, (330) 534-2352

Gate opens: Friday, Sept 12 at 4:00 PM
Gate closes: Sunday, Sept 14 at Noon Location:
Shire of Rivenvale (Hubbard, Ohio)

[ART] Wee Bit 'O Scotland

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http://www.myscaphotos.com/2k8Scotland_Nov_15.html

This day will include the highland games, a heavy tournament, a rapier tournament, games and classes.

The armored tournament is Damsel in Distress, the rapier tournament is save the Damsel from the mystical creatures and the highland games will include the caber toss, the hammer toss and others surprises. Location:
Boise, Idaho (Arn Hold, Artemisia)

"The Theatre" discovered in London

Archaeologists are hoping that they have found the remains of The Theatre. Built in 1576, the venue is very likely the place where Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice" and "Romeo and Juliet" debuted. Walls of the building were discovered under a vacant garage.

[ANS] Jägermeister

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There will be many opportunities for grand entertainment, revelry making and of course – tests of skill and valor! Lots of activities for everyone with a schedule that will allow you to participate in as many as you’d like.

Shire Championships
Jägermeister - Our heavy list will consist of a double- elimination single sword tourney.

Händwerksmeister - A&S Competition, no theme required, documentation appreciated. This will be a judged competition. Location:
Shire of Ffynnon Gath (Seguin, Texas)

Ix's Pennsic photos

Sir Ixtilixochitl of the Middle Kingdom has posted an album of photos taken by himself and his daughter at the recent Pennsic War 37.

[LOC] Baronial Hunt

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Tis the hunting season once again in Politarchopolis. Join us on Saturday in a quest, rapier tournament, roving round, kite flying and twilight heavy tournament. At night enjoy the Wild Hunt: dancing, music, feasting and masquerade under the stars. Sunday sees the excitement of the Hunt through the forests and glades of Politarchopolis. Price includes camping, lunches, masquerade and dinner. Gas cooking provided for breakfast. Prize to be awarded for best mask. Location:
Barony of Politarchopolis (Sheldricks Lane, NSW)

[NOR] Art-ic Madness

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This event is intended to be a fun get together of people interested in the Arts and Sciences to share and learn about different types of Arts and Sciences and get ideas and feed back. This is not an Arts and Sciences competition but instead a forum of sorts to learn, teach, and share with each other. There will also be a fighting demo on Friday where we hope to have both rapier and heavy fighting. This will be on the University of Minnesota campus and is intended to get the attention of students and show off the fun things we do. Location:
College of Tor Aerie

[EAS] St. Eligius Arts and Sciences Schola and Competition

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St. Eligius, the patron saint of artisans and metalworkers will be celebrated at Dragonship Haven's upcoming Arts and Sciences Competition and Schola. The craftspeople of the East Kingdom are invited to participate in the Saint Eligius Arts and Sciences Competition. Prizes will be awarded to the winners of individual categories. Special prizes will be going to those whose entries are recognized for Judges' Choice, Peoples' Choice and Baron's Choice. His Excellency will also be selecting the DSH Baronial A&S Champion. Location:
Barony of Dragonship Haven (Stratford, Connecticut)

[NOR] Autumn Rose XIV

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Escape to the Current Middle Ages with the Society for Creative Anachronism and the Shire of Rokeclif as they celebrate fourteen years of hosting their signature Autumn Rose event. See the Arts of War (armored combat, fencing and archery) side-by-side of with the Arts of Peace (medieval crafts and demonstrations).

Trempeleau County Fairgrounds (Galesville, WI)

Fees
Site fee: $8 for adults, $4 for children under 12. Location:
Shire of Rokeclif (Galesville, Wisconsin)

Amon Amarth Viking video contest

In your heart are you a Viking? Here's your chance to prove it to the world. The heavy metal group is sponsoring a Viking video contest in which entrants are encouraged to "Create a video of yourself and your friends inspired by Viking lore!" Caution: No raping, pillaging or burning of churches allowed!

[CAL] Cattle Raids XIII

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The Barony of Mag Mor presents: Cattle Raids XIII: The Scottish versus The English August 22-24, 2008

Note: All cabin spaces have been reserved. Feast reservations still available!

Site: Riverside Park, 717 238th Street, Milford, NE 68405 (same location as Spring 2008 Crown Tourney)

Directions to site:
Take your best route to Interstate 80 in the vicinity of Lincoln, Nebraska. Site is approximately 20 minutes west of Lincoln, NE. Location:
Barony of Mag Mor (Milford, Nebraska)

The passing of Mikal the Ram

As posted by Master Eadweard Boicewright to the Calontir E-mail list on Monday, August 18, 2008.

DVD Being Assembled from Pennsic 37 Show

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.

[OUT] Border Clash: Attack of the Huns

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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 Location:
Shire of Hinterland (Bridgeport Nebraska)

[ATL] Chalice of the Sun God V

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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) (thrid@aol.com) and Baron Marcellus Capoziello da Napoli (rapier) ( afpopa@yahoo.com ) Location:
Barony of Ponte Alto (Triangle, Virginia)

[EAS] Sleepy's Challenge

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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 Location:
Barony of L'ile du Dragon Dormant (Ste-Emilie-de-l'Energie, Quebec)

Web site offers SCA-focused video clips

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.

"Forbidden Pennsic" charms lords and ladies at Pennsic 37

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.

[AET] Bards and Bows

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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. Location:
Shire of Sterlynge Vayle (Sanford, New York)

Ancient FM

Those who enjoy medieval music will want to check out Ancient FM, a website which will offer live streaming music on WinAmp or iTunes.

Fools to gather at Pennsic War!

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!

Kaamelott: sacred intervals

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.

[OUT] Here There Be Dragons

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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)

Music in the stone

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.

Queen Branwyn invites practioners of the Bardic Arts to perform at Pennsic

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!'

Masquerade Medieval to hold audtions for "A Man for All Seasons" at Pennsic

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.

[NOR] Village Fair

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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
Hosted by: Barony of Castel Rouge
Start Date: 8/29/2008 Thru End Date: 9/1/2008 as XLIII (43)

Ukrainian Park Camp Location:
Barony of Castel Rouge (Gimli, Manatoba)