Performing Arts

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

Viking Winter Games

The Shire of Selviergard will host Viking Winter Games February 12, 2005 in Eagle River, Alaska.

Variety: Getting the Costumes Right

Costume designers in Hollywood walk a fine line between authenticity and getting the right look for an epic film.

Science Daily: Did Shakespeare have Syphilis?

A new study of the writings of William Shakespeare leads researchers to believe the bard may have had syphilis.

Performer's and Dance Symposium III

The Atlantian Performer's Guild, the Atlantian Dance Academy, and the Barony of Ponte Alto present the third Performer's and Dance Symposium.

Troll Fen Defender XI

The Shire of Troll Fen invites all valiant warriors and their ladies to tournament. A double elimination tourney will decide the next Shire Defender.

Septentrian Twelfth Night

The College of Skeldergate proudly presents Septentrian Twelfth Night, Saturday, January 22nd, 2005 at the Thornhill Community Centre, 7755 Bayview Avenue, Thornhill, ON L3P 4P1.

Ballo Viola Duo

In celebration of the Coronation of our King and Queen at Midwinter XXXX, and for the enjoyment of the Dancers of Lochac and our visiting cousins, from other Kingdoms, Innilgard presents: Ballo Viola Duo.

St Blasius Weekend

We're having a weekend of singing, dancing and music at St Blasius, so come along and enjoy yourself.

Break the Back of Winter

Hark and come all for a day of warm celebrations in the Beauteous Canton of Greyfells!!! Break The Back of Winter will take place on the 12th of February, in the town of Kingston, at the picturesque Queen's University.

Justus fitz Ternon Named Royal Bard of the Kingdom of Atlantia

Justus fitz Ternon was named Royal Bard of Atlantia January 8, 2005 at the Kingdom's Twelfth night celebration.

New Web Magazine for SCA & Folk Musicians

AmberWyvern Studios, a recording studio and publisher that focuses on medieval and folk music and features SCA bardic arts, has announced a quarterly web-based magazine for SCAdian and folk musicians and bards.

Atlantia University to Include Juggling Classes

Domenico of the Kingdom of Atlantia has announced that he will be teaching several juggling classes at the February 5, 2005 session of the University of Atlantia in the Barony of Caer Gelynniog.

H.M.S. Dumbledore

Harry Potter and Gilbert and Sullivan fans rejoice! You can have the best of both worlds in a new musical by Caius Marcius.

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Merrillville madrigals perform at Shire of Greyhope

The Post-Tribune describes an elementary school madrigal concert at which SCA members lent "an air of authenticity to the proceedings."

Burlap Lute to Perform

Four SCA musicians, collectively known as Burlap Lute, will give a performance December 18, 2004 at the Mine Street Coffee House in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Performers Entertain at Kris Kinder

One of the highlights of Calontir's Kris Kinder event is a choral concert organized by THL Brice Le Raton.

"Clan Tynker" performer paralyzed, friends seek assistance and well-wishes

A rare medical condition has suddenly left Sam Tynker, a performer in the SCAdian band Clan Tynker, paralyzed from the waist down. Friends and family are seeking donations to help defray mounting medical expenses.

al-Barran Midwinter Event

"Christ-mass in the Time of the Troubadours"
http://www.al-barran.org/midwinter04/

Known World Players to Present Macbeth

The Known World Players will are seeking actors and volunteers for a presentation of Macbeth at next year's Pennsic War.

Trio Mediaeval Sparks Interest in Early Music

New York Times music reviewer Allan Kozinn looks at Trio Mediaeval, an all-female group from Norway that spotlights early music.

Midrealm to Create Bards List

Cerian Cantwr has announced that a bardic email list has been formed for the Middle Kingdom.

Clubs take students back in time for feasts, combat

The Arizona Daily Wildcat discusses two student organizations at the University of Arizona: the SCA (the College of St. Fenix), and a juggling/fire-eating/dance group known as Street Performance and Incendiary Arts.

Ontario Renaissance Festival Closes its Gates

The management of the Ontario Renaissance Festival has announced that, after nine seasons, it will be closing its gates.

A Christmas Dirge

"A Christmas Dirge" is a theatrical event being staged by Subtle Hint Productions, a comic take off on the Classic Dicken's Carol. (Not an SCA event)

East Kingdom Soothsayers' Guild

The Soothsayers' Guild is for those interested in all forms of divination, both as practiced in SCA period and as practiced in the Current Middle Ages. While based in the East Kingdom, membership is open to all interested gentles.

A Day at the Races

It is racing time in Siena! The 17 Contrade are getting ready for their beloved palio races and the Barony of Ponte Alto invites everyone to join in the fun!

New exhibit on arms & armor of Shakespearean drama opens at the Higgins

"Now Thrive the Armorers: The Arms & Armor of Shakespeare" will be on display at the Higgins Armory Museum through June 23, 2005.

Le bon vin fait le bon barde

The Shire of L'ile du Dragon Dormant presents "Good Spirits Make For A Happy Bard" Saturday November 20, 2004.

Collegium Cantorum to Perform in Atlantia

Britton Morgan has announced that Collegium Cantorum ("a company of singers") will present two concerts in November, 2004 in the Washington D.C. Area.