Performing Arts

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

[WES] Beltane Coronation

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Their Majesties invite one and all to come and bear witness to the coronation of their heirs. Come celebrate the grand traditions of the west with courts, arts & sciences, fighting, singing, dancing, and archery.

Beltane will be held at the Marie Hill Ranch, 43700 Highway 128, Cloverdale, CA 95425.

Site Hours: Site opens at noon on Friday, closes at 4pm on Sunday. Merchants will be allowed in starting at 10 am Friday. Location:
Shire of Wolfscairn (Cloverdale, California)

[MID] Spring Crown Tournament and the Kingdom Arts & Sciences Competition

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The Barony of Fenix is proud to host The Spring Crown Tournament of the Middle Kingdom and the Kingdom Arts & Sciences Competition!

This will be held Memorial Day weekend at the Drawbridge Inn and Convention Center! This is a lovely site with reasonable room rates, restaurants, a tavern, a nightclub, and a lovely pool complex onsite.

Saturday will be a day of the best arts and sciences of our Kingdom on display for competition. There will be A&S roundtable discussions! There will be rapier combat! There will be a Scribal Meet-and-Greet! Location:
Barony of Fenix (Fort Mitchell, Kentucky)

Medieval "Popcorn"

A group of medieval musicians get down at the Spectaculum Medieval Festival in Hamburg, Germany with a rousing rendition of the song "Popcorn."

[GLE] Athenaeum

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Athenaeum: an event in three tracts, Costuming, Accessories, Performing Arts

April 18-20, 2008

Hosted by Tor an Riogh
At the Henry S. Jacobs Camp in Utica, MS.

A&S Display for feedback and populace approval. & Laurel and Artisan Social hosted by the order of the Silver Lamp.

Goddess Tournament hosted by Company of St. Catherine’s please contact Duchess Mary Grace of Gatlin for more information. Location:
Shire of Tor an Riogh (Utica, Mississippi)

[ATL] Hidden Mountain Hafla

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Celebrate the four years of dedication that our Baron and Baroness, Guillaume and Rowen, have given to Hidden Mountain. Join us for the Hidden Mountain Hafla -- a grand middle eastern style party featuring middle eastern music and A&S. A sideboard of delicious food prepared by Hidden Mountain's youngest head cook, Amanda Rebellina will be served all day. The fighters will have one more opportunity to test their skills and to honor Baroness Rowen and Baron Guillaume. Location:
Barony of Hidden Mountain (Harleyville, South Carolina)

Actor Paul Scofield dies at 86

The theatre and film world is mourning the death of British actor Paul Scofield, best known for his role as Sir Thomas More in the classic A Man for All Seasons. Scofield was 86 years old. Audrey Woods of the Associated Press wrote his obituary.

[ATE] Last Crusade: The Siege of Atenveldt

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Come join the Barony of Atenveldt as we relive the glory and honor achieved during the 3rd Crusade by Richard and Saladin and their armies.

On Saturday there will be a series of melee battles following the progress of King Richard the Lionhearted against Saladin during the 3rd Crusade. Along side the hardsuit battles, will be the Rapier soldiers whose scenarios will mirror and assist those of the Location:
Barony of Atenveldt (Buckeye, Arizona)

[ATL] A Day in the Middle East

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The Barony of Dun Carraig invites you to return to another day in the Medieval Middle East. There will be the usual drumming, dancing and enough fabulous food & drink to keep all attendees happy throughout the day. We are also being graced by Her Majesty’s presence this year!

Where:
Mt. Zion United Methodist Church
27108 Mt. Zion Church Rd
Mechanicsville, MD. 20659

Location:
Barony of Dun Carraig (Mechanicsville, Maryland)

[ANS] Glaslyn's Defender of the Flame

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Does your honor come from the strength of your arm or the strength of your heart? We seek strong heroes to defend our Canton. How many can you withstand? Come enjoy our Hero's Tournament and see how many you can fight at once. Chivalric, Rapier, Archery & Bardic Defender of the Flame will fight for the title, in addition to the Keepers of the Flame to be chosen by the ladies of Glaslyn.

Glaslyn's Defender of the Flame Location:
Canton of Glaslyn (Sanger, Texas)

[ART] Mystery Event

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Come, one and all, to the fair lands of Arrow's Flight to relax, be silly and enjoy each others company for Mystery Event.

It will be held at the American Fork Senior Center, 54 South Main, American Fork, UT on March 29, 2008. The festivities will begin at 10:00 am and continue throughout the day and into the night. The day will boast heavy and rapier fighting, both tournament and melee. It will also host Youth Combat tournaments, as well as many Youth Activities. Several Arts & Sciences classes will be taught by the many talented people of the area. During feast, we will be entertained by the gifted musicians and story tellers of these fair lands. Between the songs and stories, we will have the modeling and populous voting for our annual Bad Garb Contest. Our enjoyment of the day will commence with a delicious feast, prepared by Lord Ramon de Javier. The menu is as follows, with a brief description for those with dietary concerns. Location:
Shire of Arrow's Flight (American Fork, Utah)

[AET] AEthelmearc War Practice XIX

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Hark to the sounds of the war drums, gather close friends and allies and ready arms for the coming war. Steltonwald is pleased to welcome all to AEthelmearc XIX War Practice.

Join us starting Thursday May 15, 2008 at Noon, through Sunday, May 18 leaving site by 3pm. We will be at Coopers Lake Campground, 205 Currie Road, Slippery Rock, PA 16057. The marshal activities for the weekend will include Fighting, Fencing, Combat Archery, Location:
Canton of Steltonwald (Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania)

[LOC] Innilgard Baronial Changeover

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Innilgard Baronial Changeover (Adelaide, South Australia) Friday 25th to Sunday 27th of April 2008.

Friday - Explore Adelaide, possible fighter training, finish with Evening Revel
Saturday - Divestiture Revel (daytime), Investiture Feast (evening)
Sunday - Baronial Championship Tournament

Bookings are required for the Feast and if requiring the catered lunch on Saturday. Please book with Dawn Jones. If you require Location:
Barony of Innilgard (Adelaide, South Australia)

[ANT] 34th Annual Egils Skallagrimsson Memorial Tournament

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So--please join us at the 34th Annual Egils Skallagrimsson Memorial Tournament, May 25-28, 2008, in the charming and friendly Barony of Adiantum! (That's Eugene, Oregon).

This year, we're focused on FUN! New STUFF! Messy CRAFTS! Silly ARCHERY SHOOTS! A new site layout! Great LOOT! A killer fun BARDIC!

And if you preregister, we're giving you a discount!! Why? Cuz it's less paperwork at the gate, and we can plan ahead, that's why. Location:
Barony of Adiantum (Eugene, Oregon)

SCA Recorder Players - searching for

Looking for others in the SCA that are interested in period Recorder playing and music. I am new to the Recorder and want to know of any groups related to this area. Thanks - Rikhardr

[AET] Coronation of Khalek and Branwyn

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The Canton of Beau Fleuve is pleased to announce that the Coronation of Khalek and Branwyn will be held in the Canton on the 12th of April at Camp Kenan.

Fleetly o’er the steppe come the strong winds of change, heralding our new King and Queen, Khalek and Branwyn. Call goes forth for the horsemen to gather in celebration of Their Coronation. The Canton of Beau Fleuve welcomes all to Camp Kenan, on the shores of beautiful Lake Ontario on April 12, 2008, located at 8571 Lower Lake Road , Barker, NY 14012 Location:
Canton of Beau Fleuve (Barker, New York)

Pennsic War XXXVII

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The 37th Annual Pennsic War July 25 - August 10, 2008 Hosted by the East Kingdom with the sponsorship of the Kingdom of Aethelmearc & the support of the Middle Kingdom at Coopers Lake Campground 205 Currie Road, Slippery Rock, PA 16057

FEE SCHEDULE
July 25 to July 31 GATE FEE DUE ON ARRIVAL
Nonmember Adult (18 or older) - $155
Member Adult (18 or older) - $130
Minor (6 to 17) - $20 Location:
East Kingdom (Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania)

[NOR] Border Skirmish

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As the cold air fades, the snow melts and the warmer winds tantalize us with their promise of spring our thoughts turn to everything we enjoy so much about the summer. Most especially camping and good friends! Come on out to Border Skirmish this year and renew your old acquaintances and make some new ones. Get ready to fight, sing, shoot archery, take classes and generally have fun!

Border Skirmish "Sed Ludes Solum Est 2" (It's STILL Just a Game!) Location:
Barony of Caer Anterth Mawr (Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin)

Built to Spill offers soundtrack to medieval life

Without uttering a single word, the rock group Built to Spill captures the drama and reality of the modern medieval life in a video on YouTube.

Teribus to perform in Midrealm

Teribus (featuring Midrealm drummer Nevik) will be performing their first concert within the borders of the Barony of Fenix in the Middle Kingdom on March 22, 2008.

[CAI] Black Oak Lodge 2008: Canterbury Tales

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We invite you to make the pilgrimage into the mountains of Santa Barbara for a weekend of feasting and fighting, storytelling and merry-making. The Bard of Darach competition is open to all the bards. Join us for their wit and words. Armoured Combat and Rapier fighters will have tournaments along with other contests and activities for non-fighters.

Activities
Be sure to visit the reliquaries of the "saints of the SCA". Many a fighter owes their continuing intelligence to St. Helm de Freon the patron saint of armourers, and autocrats pray to St. Helia de Hands for last minute volunteers. Visit the roadside shrines to these and other "saints" on your way through our Canterbury Tales. Location:
Shire of Darach (Buellton, California)

[ATE] Champions in the Pines

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The first of May marks the anniversary of the SCA, it is the beginning of a new year of the Society. This Year the Shire of Granite Mountain will be starting a new beginning as well with a brand "NEW" May event. The populace of the Shire welcomes one and all to join us in the cool mountains of Prescott Arizona for the "Champions in the Pines" event, a weekend of tournaments, feasting, and friendship. We will gather to celebrate the many talents we have here in the Shire as well as the glorious Kingdom of Atenveldt in the spirit of competition. Location:
Shire of Granite Mountain (Prescott, Arizona)

Shakespeare meets Don McLean

Set down your beverage and celebrate Leap Day by answering the musical question, "What would you get if you crossed William Shakespeare and Don McLean?"

Patrick Stewart stars in modern Macbeth

A "good and nasty interpretation of Macbeth" starring Patrick Stewart is being performed at the Brooklyn Academy of Music through March 22, 2008. Ben Brantley of the New York Times has a review.

[EAL] Spring Tune Up V: Septentria's 30th Birthday

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That's right, Septentria is going to be 30 this year! To kick off the year long celebration, come and join us at Spring Tune Up V-Septentria's 30th Birthday! This will be a 3 day GREAT HALL event. This means that our guests will be invited to spend the night in Caer Draeth's spacious great hall. Bring your blankets, sleeping bags, or maybe a cot to sleep on. Sleeping areas will be communal but what the heck, that's what they did in the real Middle Ages. Location:
Caer Draeth (Cookstown, Ontario)

Renaissance Faire Auditions

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Midsummer Productions (a division of Subtle Hint Productions and the Taurian Merchants Guild) will be hosting the 2nd Annual Midsummer Renaissance Faire!! This event will be held the first weekend in June of 2008! Auditions for cast and crowd-workers will be held next month at the Banana Factory in Bethlehem, PA. Anyone interested in participating in the event should email ahead to schedule an audition time with our director:
Location:
The Banana Factory - Bethlehem, PA

Known World Players announce auditions for Pennsic 37's "Medea" production

THL Tyzes Sofia (called Zsof) has announced that audition times have been set for the Known World Players' production of Medea which will take place at Pennsic XXXVII.

Gulf Wars XVII to feature Known World Party

Known World Party Steward THL Charles de Bourbon has announced that Carnivale in Venice, The Knowne World Party, will take place at the upcoming Gulf Wars XVII.

CalonSound Project at Calontir Coronation

Mathurin Kerbusso reports that the CalonSound Project will be recording performances at the upcoming Calontir Coronation.

[OUT] Shake the MidWinter Blues

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Greetings! Please join me in Dragonsspine on Saturday, February 23rd to rid yourself of the winter doldrums. Bask in the warmth of good friends, stuff your mouth and belly with delicious food, share your best "No ****, there I was . . . " Estrella War stories, and dance and drum to your hearts content.

Shake the MidWinter Blues: Middle Eastern Potluck and Dance Party

There is no site fee but please bring food to share for the potluck feast Location:
Barony of Dragonsspine (Colorado Springs, Colorado)

Known World Choir to perform at Estrella XXIV

Lazarus Artifex reports that the Known World Choir will be performing at the upcoming Estrella War XXIV. He has posted music files online for those interested in participating.