Music, storytelling, juggling, theatre, and similar artistic endeavors.
Submitted by Vallawulf on Sun, 2007-05-06 17:15
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.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-05-05 15:52
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
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-05-05 14:59
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!
Site opens on Friday 18:00 and closes Sunday 14:00.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-04-27 12:08
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.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-04-24 13:52
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.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-04-23 17:20
Mistress Judith of Northumbria, Dance Coordinator for Pennsic 36, has announced that this year's War will feature some new dance activities including a "Dance Fling" in the Market Place, a Midnight Madness dance procession, and an "Egg Sale."
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-04-20 10:29
Mistress Tatiana Marana Melville reports that the compact disc For Those who Face the Flooding created to aid victims of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, is available to order for US$11.50.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-04-19 19:13
Join the Marche of Alderford as they host "discussions" between Their Excellencies of Brendoken and the Middle Marches. After last year's collaboration to fend off the Duchy of Lozengy, there's the matter of whether or not taxes are owed .
Melee at Roswell: A Very Civil War
In the Barony of Brendoken
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-04-18 16:36
As has been the custom, the College of St Malachy and its surrounding shire of Adora being blessed with many young people of most excellent grace and vigour, do we hold the Flametree Ball each year, a most entertaining evening of song, dance, food and merriment to the delight of all who attend.
And so, on Saturday 26th May A.S. XLII (2007),
do we propose to once again open our doors and entreat all who would join
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-04-17 11:47
Canadian folk singer Loreena McKennit, best known for her ethereal mix of Celtic and Middle Eastern themes, began the North American leg of her world tour April 15 with concerts in Toronto. The tour began in Europe in March and will continue throughout North America until late May.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-04-17 08:40
A book of Renaissance card tricks, number puzzles and illusions written by Luca Pacioli, Franciscan monk and best friend to Leonardo da Vinci, has been discovered in the vaults of the University of Bologna in Italy.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-04-12 07:02
Shiver me timbers! Lock up yer daughters! The pirates are coming to New Orleans for the first ever Pyrate-con April 20-22, 2007.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-04-11 10:47
Lady Mechthild zur Drachenhoehle, erilar has posted photos from the recent Bardic Madness and Artful Hare events which took place in the Kingdom of Northshield.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-04-09 16:55
Medieval sights and sounds were the order of the day recently when Lynchburg College (Virginia) presented its annual Medieval and Renaissance Evening complete with handsome knights in armor, lovely ladies in long gowns and clever bards. Christa Desrets of the Lynchburg News-Advance has the story.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-04-07 16:23
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.
Make your best way to Hwy 101. from the South: go north on Hwy 101 to Cloverdale, *take the Hwy 128 WEST/ Boonville exit. Follow Hwy 128 for approximately 12.5 miles. The site will be on the right side of the road. from the north: travel south on Hwy 101 to Cloverdale, follow from * above.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-04-07 15:43
Come to picturesque Quintavia for a Spring Day of bards, dancing, fencing, thrown weapons, feasting and fun!
Bards come sing a song or tell a tale we will have a day of sharing and practice for the evenings festivities. Dancers come and twirl around the beautiful tavern fair. Those who prefer to throw things, like axes and the like will have space outside for thrown weapons competition. Also plenty of room for gaming! Bring your favorite period games and teach us how to play! There will also be a ‘serf’ auction where you can bid to have your own personal servant for the feast in the evening.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-03-27 14:36
Noble Gentles, join the Barony of Black Diamond in true 14th century fashion as we celebrate the Birthday of Edward, the Black Prince of Wales. The day will consist of contests of arms, mounted games, archery and a wide assortment of arts and sciences.
Martial Activities: There will be a heavy tourney, rapier tourney and archery shoots throughout the day as well as mounted games. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-03-22 18:36
Join us for the season's first camping event. Activities will include: Heavy fighting, Fencing, Archery, Youth Combat, Bardic goodness and A&S classes. Fishing is also permitted on Lake Belwood, pursuant to the laws of Ontario (bring a fishing license).
Site fee per day:
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-03-21 16:04
You are invited to witness a Grand Tournament to select Heirs to their Royal Majesties by Right of Arms! There will also be the Champion of Trimaris Lysts, Rapier Lysts, Archery Competition, Poet Laureate Competition, Children's Activities, and much, much more!
4H Camp Ocala
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-03-21 15:31
Come One Come All! The Barony of Bergental and House ICOD are proud to invite you to attend the Coronation of Gryffith and Aikaterine. With the generous help of many friends, we are planning a gala day in celebration of our new monarchs. The site is magnificent, from the stained glass and stone arches in the sanctuary to the fireplaces in the parlors and the simple Tudor feast hall. This beautiful church hosts an annual Boar's Head Festival and is the perfect setting for modern medieval activities. Location:
Barony of Bergental (Springfield, Massachusetts)
Submitted by Piers on Wed, 2007-03-21 08:05
Piers the Deaf shares a chronicle and a photo album from the All Champions event held recently at the Barony of Aquaterra, in An Tir.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-03-19 16:10
Fools rush in, Fools rush out…but not fast enough it seems! Come join us in the foolish revelry of the coming spring on Saturday April 14th. Help us choose the new reigning Fool of Winter’s Gate; celebrate our fighter’s prowess as they compete for the title of Champion of the College of St. Boniface; eat, drink and be merry!
Activities include a competition for Silliest Garb (use any materials but
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-03-17 13:13
What if...after the Roman senators had killed Julius Caesar on the Ides of March, they had a blow-out party, complete with Roman drinking songs? Robert Krulwich speculated on NPR's March 15, 2007 Morning Edition program.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-03-16 12:42
Caidan storyteller THL Thomas Whitehart, also known as True Thomas the Storyteller, will be featured in the Saturday March 17, 2007 edition of Public Radio's Weekend America. His segment will cover Irish lore and storytelling.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-03-15 12:35
Fantastic Fairytale Fete, sponsored by the Incipient Shire of Pavel Gorod (previously known as Pavlovsk Gavan) Saturday, March 31st at the Buskin River Beach House.
Fees: $15 ages 12 and up ($12 for members), $8 ages 6-11, 5 and under free.
Off-island guests will be provided with crash space and transportation. Please confirm arrival/ departure dates and times as well as any classes you plan to teach asap to email@example.com
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2007-03-12 10:46
Join the Shire of Hrafnafjörðr (Ravensfjord) as we host our Spring Collegium. Hot beverages will be provided. This is a wet site with drinks that can be bought in the bar through your Autocrat, and her assistant. No one else is allowed in the bar to buy drinks or hangout. No liquor is allowed to be brought from the outside into the building. We will be having a finger food pot luck that will be held through the whole Collegium. We will be ending the evening with a Bardic Practice so, please bring your song books and instruments to join in. Location:
Shire of Hrafnafjordr (Kenai, Alaska)
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-03-11 08:51
Collegium Cantorum, a musical group that "specializes in large forms for small choirs and draws most of its repertory from the masterworks of medieval and Renaissance Europe," will present two concerts in the Washington D.C. area on March 31 and April 1, 2007.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-03-10 16:48
The Yahoogroup SCA_songbook gives bards, bard wannabes and performance junkies a chance to share songs and ideas online.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-03-09 15:25
Fellow members of Stonemarche, pay heed. The time has come once again. Their Excellencies, Don Juan Lazaro Ramirez Xavier and Signora Maria Pagani, Baron and Baronessa Stonemarche, invite their subjects to bring forth and present to them taxes due.
What is Tax Court? It's a chance for all of Stonemarche to show off what
they are best at, be it fabric or food, illusion or illumination, dance or
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2007-03-04 09:46
Remus Fletcher of the Kingdom of AEthlemearc reminds us that March is "Play the Recorder Month," and that March 11, in particular, is "Play the Recorder Day."