Music, storytelling, juggling, theatre, and similar artistic endeavors.
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."
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-03-02 17:37
Welcome good gentles and come rest yourself from your long winter's Journey at the "Chanticleer" Tavern. Where you can regale your fellow pilgrims and travelers with tales from far off lands as you enjoy our hearty tavern fare prepared by our own Margaret Makafee. If you wish just to pass a quiet day, there will be a selection of Tavern games you can play, or you might just sit and enjoy listening to the tales Location:
Barony-Marche of the Debatable Lands (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-02-27 21:01
Ihon Vinson macFergus, Deputy Minister of Arts & Sciences for Bardic and Performance for the Kingdom of Ansteorra, has announced that this year's Gulf Wars will feature several bardic and performance opportunities.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-02-24 15:22
"The Vision of the Twelve Goddesses" is an early 17th century masque, written by Samuel Daniel, was originally commissioned by Queen Anne in 1604 in honor of James I ascension to the throne.
Vision of the Twelve Goddesses
First Church in Cambridge, 11 Garden Street
The Masque will be performed by Carolingian dancers and directed by Duke Vissevald Selkirkson and Countess Mara Tudora Kolarova
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-02-23 08:11
Martin of Rivenstar has posted his photos from two events which took place recently in the West Kingdom: Western War College and the Esfenn Feast of Fine Arts.
Submitted by Justin on Sun, 2007-02-18 14:45
G.R. Groves joined the SCA over a decade ago, and her experiences in that organization and her travels abroad inspired her to write a first-person fictional account of the travels of a Welsh Bard in the Middle Ages. The book has now been published online and in print.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-02-17 10:05
Lady Ysabel de Lille of the Kingdom of Artemisia has announced that she has created a new discussion list for Voice Heralds in the Kingdom, but also reports that she welcomes voice heralds from outside Artemisia.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-02-15 21:24
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.
Friday June 29- Sunday July 1
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.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-02-15 21:20
On April 7th, the Shire of Rivers Bend and the University of Ithra invite you to Irish Feast & Ithra!! This event will be held at Shekinah Christian Center in Longview, WA. Irish Feast & Ithra has a pirate theme this year!
Bardic, A&S competitions, and children's equestrian activities will also be
performed throughout the day. For the most up to date event information,
please go to the Shire website:
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-02-15 19:12
Greetings! Please join me in Dragonsspine on Saturday, February 24th 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.
There is no site fee but please bring food to share for the potluck feast
(Middle Eastern / Mediterranean food is suggested, but any and all fare is
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-02-15 19:02
Once again it is time to gear up for the tourney season and we invite any and all of you who have an interest in voice heraldry to come out and join us.
The topics included will cover: Pronouncing Names, Calling fights on the field with Field Practicum, Roundtable on Philosophy/History/Little Things, How to Arrange Court, Timing Court, Basic Faking a Ceremony, Court Practicum. There should be lots here for the beginner all the way to the expert herald. There was a great turnout for the January meeting at 12th Night and we hope to see you all the next day in Berkeley and the monthly meeting as well as at this fun-packed Collegium.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2007-02-10 18:25
Mistress Jennet of Tewkesbury, MoAS for the Kingdom of Gleann Abhann, has announced that this year's Gulf Wars will feature an Open Arts and Science Faire.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2007-02-06 09:20
Renaissance Festival podcast has announced the winners of the 2nd annual Renaissance Festival Awards. The winners were selected by Renaissance faire fans.
Submitted by Justin on Thu, 2007-02-01 08:45
Inspired by Asrune's post on a Celtic music forum, Lady Fionnghuala na Lamh-Bann, of the East Kingdom, set out to find "the most overplayed/ oversung songs that you hear CONSTANTLY around the SCA campfires", and surveyed the populace at large to find out which songs made the most people cringe in horror.
Submitted by Belasset on Fri, 2007-01-26 23:22
Are you going to Estrella War, and do you perform as a musician, entertainer, singer, storyteller, poet, juggler, or bard? If you said 'yes', then the Open Arms Bardic Hall invites you to come and perform at the stage located in Merchants row.
Submitted by Milica on Fri, 2007-01-26 11:01
Join us for a day of Music and Dancing! Classes on ME Dance, History & Garb will be held from Noon to 6 pm. The feast will be buffet style of Middle Eastern delights open from 6 – 8 pm. A dance exposition is planned for the dinner hours with an open hafla from 8 –10:30 pm. Live music will be provided for the open hafla. Musicians always welcome.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-01-25 21:22
The Barony of White Waters invites you away from the heat of the desert to: Freezing Our Haffla Off! Saturday March 10, 2007
Site opens at 9am closes 9pm
Central Christian Church
NOTE: Site has no elevator, classes upstairs, common/dancing downstairs.
If you are interested in TEACHING, please contact lady Zafirah (Sarah
Neverly) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-01-25 17:20
A day of feasting and merriment awaits you in our hall on the 27th of January 2007 at St Martin's-in-the-Field Episcopal Church in Severna Park, Maryland.
Our Baron and Baroness call on all artisans to come display their
wares. From those of their subjects, they will be choosing their
champion, but competitions and displays are open to all.
In addition, we plan to have gaming, singing, instrumental music, as
Submitted by Milica on Thu, 2007-01-25 13:36
On Tuesday February 6, 2007, the Warwick Consort will present a concert of renaissance music at Olivet Congregational Church in Saint Paul, Minnesota. The concert will also feature the Terpsichory Courtly Dance Troupe.
Submitted by Ursula on Tue, 2007-01-23 12:43
HL Gerald of Leesville attended the Ansteorran Eisteddfod on January 6 and offers a detailed reported of the competition.
Submitted by Ursula on Mon, 2007-01-22 19:49
THL Wynne of Atenveldt has announced a radio/internet show of music related to SCA activities. "For those of us who can listen to the radio at work, and even better if you have the internet, Phoenix College has acquired an internet radio license and yours truly has procured an hour for music."
Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2007-01-18 20:44
The Estrella War Bardic Concert Series- Bigger and Better than ever! Join us Sunday night at the Grand Court Pavilion for two incredible concerts!
Submitted by Ursula on Thu, 2007-01-18 08:50
The caretakers of the church where William Shakespeare was baptized and buried want help to fix its leaky roof. Holy Trinity Church in Stratford upon Avon is seeking sponsors to "adopt a gargoyle" and help the church provide the extensive maintenance needed.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-01-17 16:21
First, this is THE Middle Eastern/belly- dancing/all you can eat/all you can dance/all you can drum wonderful event that is one of the cornerstones of Unser Hafen! We have classes in beginning belly dance, Asian-infused belly dance, and a multi-hour Hafla! We will also have wonderful classes such as Middle Eastern Personas, Turban Wrapping, Arabic Alphabet, and the art of Henna! Or, if you just want to eat and eat and eat and eat and eat...you are definitely in luck! Bring your feast gear, because we will have a glorious feast consisting of lamb, meat wrapped in pastry, pilaf, couscous, a flatbread bar, haroset, an immense array of vegetable delicacies including carrot tzimmes, stuffed dates, baklava and ...? And if this inspires you to try your hand at cooking, we have a class on the Culinary Quest of the Middle East. If you've already been inspired to whip up a delicacy, we will greatly appreciate anything you wish to pass. (We do request that you bring an ingredients card with your dish, so people with allergies do not put themselves in harms way.) You may also wish to note that this is a wet site for those above the age of 21, so please feel free to bring anything that you have made! Location:
Barony of Unser Hafen (Fort Collins, Colorado)
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-01-17 15:41
Pack your instruments and dancing shoes and come to the third dance and music weekend offered by the Shire of Meadowmarsh. This event is especially for all those who enjoy dancing and learning new dances. Often there is not enough dancing at events, so we have created a weekend only for music and dance. We have hired the best dance teachers and musicians, so don't miss your chance to dance until your feet get blisters. Location:
Shire of Meadowmarsh (Duedelsheum, Germany)
Submitted by EilidhSwann on Mon, 2007-01-15 19:41
The second Bard of Caid competition was held at Caidan 12th Night on Saturday January 6, 2007. THL Eilidh Swann shares her photos from the event, and from the Bardic Competition.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-01-10 18:11
On the heels of Twelfth Night and Christmas, but just in time to relieve that Estrella pre-event pressure comes the Arn Hold Masked Ball and Bardic Competition! This year, the theme is TOYS!
Be prepared to shine and dance in the playful
atmosphere of a period toymaker's workshop.
Watch the playthings come alive as YOU become part of
every child's fantasy. Revel in a hall of
lifesized toys and toys in the making, enjoy a
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2007-01-10 17:13
As the far off and distant drums of WAR call to us, many are left to wonder…..Who will plant our crops, take care of our cattle and raise our children while we are away? Who do we trust to pay our ransom should we be in need? Who among our peoples will be left to carry on as the glorious fighters of the Outlands go off to WAR? As any fighter will tell you, those we leave behind are as important as those who fight next to us. Location:
Barony of Dragonsspine (Colorado Springs, Colorado)