Performing Arts

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

Crosston Performing Arts Fete 2007

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Music, dance, theatre, singing, storytelling, and more! If they performed it, then chances are that you'll see it at Crosston's Performing Arts Fete. Crosston will host a day of dance (with instruction) along with singing and revelry for all to take part in. In the evening, we'll take some time to have a light meal in the form of a period potluck before we get back to the festivities (and we hope you're hungry!). Location:
Shire of Crosston (Santa Clara, California)

WestDragonshire Summer Tourney

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Join us for our Ancient and Honourable Midsummer Tourney, Come and take your ease, Fight if you so please, eat drink and be merry in such way as Is pleasant to you.

We Return to the parish of Holmbury St Mary, in Surrey

Site: Holmbury St Mary WI Hall, in Surrey
It's a splendid little village hall, with a fine Pub just up the road, and Nice woodland adjacent.

http://www.streetmap.co.uk/newmap.srf?x=511094&y=144476&z=5&sv=511094,144476 Location:
WestDragonshire (Holmbury St Mary, England)

11th Annual Syr David Martin Failsworth Memorial Storming of the Great Gate Fight Practice

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The "Shire-right-now-but-someday-soon-maybe-when-we-grow-up-or-figure- out-who-to-bribe-we-might-get-to-be-a-Barony-like-Ben-Dunfirth" of Trinovantia Nova presents: The Eleventh Annual Syr David Martin Failsworth Memorial Storming of the Great Gate Fight Practice - Pot Luck - and Pool Party

The Shire of Trinovantia Nova is proud to celebrate the memory of the 10th Prince of Ealdormere, Syr David Martin Failsworth, who was Location:
Shire of Trinovantia Nova (London, Ontario)

Spartans on a plane

OK, it's out of our time period and politically-incorrect in so many ways, but oh, is it funny! 300 Spartans on a Plane!

Glory X

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Coming soon to a mountain site near you -- THE SEVEN PATHS OF GLORY!!!

Yes, it's once again time to flee the summer heat and take to 7,000 feet of gorgeous, wooded altitude. This year, Glory brings you a seven-fold quest -- an opportunity to win renown and wow your friends with your multiple talents. If you can tread the Path of Strength (heavy fighting), the Path of Steel (fencing), the Path of the Arrow Location:
Barony of Unser Hafen (Buford, Wyoming)

Known World Players seeking sponsors

The Known World Players are seeking SCA groups, households, and individuals who are interested in supporting the Players' upcoming production of plays from the Wakefield Cycle at Pennsic 2007.

Hautbois teaches history through music

Hautbois is an English musical duo that teaches history through music from the Middle Ages up through the 1940's.

"Awesome Talent with Bagpipes"

Street musicians carry their craft to the edge with a performance caught on YouTube of some drummers and a piper who can really play!

Pictures and video from Jararvellir's Fools' Moot

Viscountess Elashava bas Riva shares memories, photos and VIDEO from the recent Fools' Moot in the Barony of Jararvellir (Northshield).

Acadiana Medieval Faire Casting Call

The Acadiana Medieval Faire will hold an open casting call on August 12, 2007 in Lafayette, Louisiana. No prior experience is necessary.

Journey Down the Silk Road

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This is a day where the folks from the SCA (Society for Creative Anachronism, (http://www.sca.org) and the folks from the local Middle Eastern style dance and music community can come together and share a day of fun in the sun!!

Saturday, June 16, 2007
2:00 PM

Location:
The Oxford's Farm
747 Verdant Lawn Ln
Charlottesville, VA, 22901 view map Location:
Shire of Isenfir (Charlottesville, Virginia)

Gregorian Chant how-to manual

Alban St. Albans reports that he has released the first part of a manual on how to sing Gregorian Chant.

Istanpitta to return to Pennsic 2007

Istanpitta Early Music Ensemble will again be performing at Pennsic this year.

Casual Camping Weekend in Radburne

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The Proposed Shire of Radburne is planning a Casual Camping Weekend in August. The site will open at 3pm on Friday 10 August and close at appoximately 1pm on Sunday 12 August.

For those of you unfamiliar with Dubbo's location (we have the Western Plains Zoo), we are approximately 400km west of Sydney, approximately 362km west of Newcastle and approximately 450km north of Canberra.

There will be a Soup Kitchen on the Friday evening and a Simple Camp Feast on the Saturday evening included in the price (to keep costs down campers will need to bring food for the rest of the time - we can provide a supply run to town on Saturday if needed. BYO alcohol). Location:
Proposed Shire of Radburne (Dubbo, New South Wales)

Costumed extras needed for music video

Brian Thompson has announced that a number of people in armor are needed as extras for a music video to be shot in the Calistoga, California area the weekend of June 16 and 17, 2007. The band Killswitch Engage is to play a cover version of Dio's "Holy Diver."

Thatsa Mare

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Looking for a different event experience this month? Why not drive up to the Shire of Mare Amethystinum in Thunder Bay, Ontario (north of Duluth following Hwy 61). While the camp site is fairly primitive, you need only bring your tent and some water. Our hospitality will do the rest.

Some reasons to visit:

  • free site fee
  • loads of friendly hospitality
  • free hearty "medieval" breakfast Location:
    Shire of Mare Amethystinum (Thunder Bay, Ontario)

Pennsic Exhibition Website

At the last two Pennsic Wars, Master Kirk Fitzdavid and Conde Fernando Rodriguez de Falcon have led a crew of artisans (mostly from Calontir) and set up an unofficial A&S road show in the middle of the merchant area.

Nine Mile Portage Heritage Festival seeking re-enactors

David J. Brunelle, Heritage Co-ordinator for the Nine Mile Portage Heritage Festival in Barrie, Ontario, has announced that the festival is seeking re-enactors, artisans and entertainers for this year's festival which will take place September 21-22, 2007.

Quad War

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The plains of Avacal roll with sounds of impending ... Quad War! What a way to play! Everybody wins!

The earth will rumble with the forces of The Coronets and Their Heirs. Choose your team! Display your pledge with a heraldic tile. Undecided? Even the odds - it'll make the contest more fun!

Gather in the heart of Avacal where we beat swords and drums fanning the flames of war and merriment. Partake in activities to entertain everyone: Location:
Barony of Myrgan Wood (Marsden, Saskatchewan)

Darth Scotland

OK, you'll see anything on YouTube. This time it's "copinated" offering his rendition of "Star Wars"... on the bagpipe...

Muppet Vikings: In the Navy

From the last Muppet show: 30 Muppet Vikings sing the Village People classic In the Navy. It just had to happen!

Klash of the Kelts

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Flaming Sky presents Klash of the Kelts, May 19, 2007.

Site:
Ecole secondaire publique l'ODYSSEE
480 Norman St.
North Bay, ON Site

Opens: 10 am - 9 pm

Site Fee: Donation.
Feast: Adult $14.00, Children 6-12: $7.00, Free for children under 6.
Make cheques payable to "SCA Inc. - Flaming Sky"

The Activities

  • How to make a great kilt in 15 minutes (no sewing required) Location:
    Flaming Sky (North Bay, Ontario)

Staging Wagner's 'Tristan and Isolde'

"Staging Wagner’s 'Tristan und Isolde' is a notoriously treacherous proposition," begins Matthew Gurewitsch, as he examines many different versions of the story which have appeared on stage.

"A Pocket Full of WRY!" at Potrero War

Come join us at the spring Potrero War, Memorial day weekend (Sunday, May27th, 2007, 7:00 PM till 9:30 PM) Sunday evening, come down to the open ramada, merchant central for "A Pocket Full of WRY!" The Seventh Potrero War Family Bardic Concert!

Da Vinci Music Decoded

An Ex-Royal Airforce Codebreaker and his son claim to have unlocked the mystery of symbols on the Rosslyn Chapel.

Bards in Space: Video Game to Teach Kids About Shakespeare

This just in! The Bard is going into space! Yes, that's right, folks, it's the showdown of the millennium...William Shakespeare vs. Alien.

Dragonsspine’s Champions

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Dragonsspine’s Champions is fast approaching. Are you ready to compete (or bet on the competitors)? Are you ready to celebrate the 21st birthday of the Outlands (an auspicious age indeed)? Come join us for a weekend of fun and good times as Dragonsspine seeks it’s Champions for the coming year!

The festivities open Friday with general mayhem amongst the Rapier fighters and betwixt the Heavies for fun (and to perhaps size up the Location:
Braony of Dragonsspine (Colorado Springs, CO)

Brot, Wurst und Spiele II

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Welcome back to a weekend with good bread, crispy sausages and even more thrilling games! The Shire of Aventiure invites you again to our summer event in Luebeck-Koecknitz. Come and take part in a weekend full of tricky riddles, challenging contests and funny play!

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Bau- und Geschichtsspielplatz Roter Hahn, Pommernring 58, 23569 Luebeck-Koecknitz.

Site opens on Friday 18:00 and closes Sunday 14:00. Location:
Shire of Aventiure (Lubeck, Germany)

Feast of St. Pyre

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Drop your heavy burdens and travel to Logan, Utah to celebrate with the Shire of Côte du Ciel as we observe the feast day of our venerable and flammable patron, Saint Pyre. A source of warmth and light to those around him during his lifetime, and especially at the end of it, Saint Pyre's feast day is celebrated with mirth, merriment, and a distinct lack of seriousness.

The day's activities will include a heavy tournament, the traditional carrot-nosed melee, in which one lives only so long as one's carrot remains intact, a jovial round of light-hearted rapier activities, an A&S competition, and dancing. Location:
Shire of Côte du Ciel (Wellsville, Utah)

Marian of Heatherdale announces Amphisbaena Project

In her April 2007 newsletter, recording artist Heather Dale (Lady Marian of Heatherdale) reports that the Amphisbaena Project, a website to allow "independent recording artists who create original works or interpretations that celebrate historical life up until the Renaissance era," will soon be ready.