Performing Arts

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

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.

Wodeford Hall

Lady Jehanne de Wodeford's home page contains information on European and Japanese clothing and fans, plus original songs and poetry by Jehanne herself and by "Lady Makiwara" (an alternate persona). The poetry includes both haiku and an older form known as waka (or tanka, or uta).

The Black Bard of Meridies, MSoB

This is the home page of Rathflaed DuNoir, an SCA Bard with many songs and poems posted. Notwithstanding the "Meridies" in the site's name, Rathflaed currently lives in Caid, according to the site.

Known World Players

The Known World Players are a troupe of actors who perform every year at the Pennsic War.

On My Quest

A blog by Andrew Blackwood MacBaine the Purple, a noted bard in the Middle Kingdom. Contains original song lyrics and poetry by the man known as "Purple" to friends and audiences around the Known World.

Beit Aryeh Shire 8th Night

The Incipient Shire of Beit Aryeh invites all to our first annual Eighth Night event, to be held Wed Dec 15 in Jerusalem's Old City near Zion Gate.

Ben Dunfirth Baronial Birthday Bash Photos Online

Lord Alexander shares photos from the recent Ben Dunfirth Baronial Birthday Bash in the Kingdom of Ealdormere.

Lochac Musicians Form Discussion Group

Finn invites musicians who reside in the Kingdom of Lochac to participate in a new discussion list.

Notes on the Known World Bardic Symposium

THL Eliane Halevy of the Barony of Jararvellir in Northshield comments on the Known World Bardic Symposium and the place of bardic circles in SCA life.

Kingdom Crusades

Scouts are reporting skirmishes are taking place on the border between Atlantia and the East! Their Royal Majesties of both kingdoms are amassing their troops. This can only mean one thing…. WAR!

Dragon's Laire Baronial Bardic Championship

I am very pleased to announce the very first Dragon's Laire Baronial Bardic Championship! It will be held at our annual Yule Feast on December 4, 2004 at the Longbranch Improvement Club; 4312 Key Peninsula Hwy S., Longbranch, WA 98351.

Oerthans Gather at Old Buzzard Inn

Herr Wilhelm von Düsseldorf, autocrat for Old Buzzard Inn, reports on the festivities at this year's event.

House of Fools

We are a personal household in the Kingdom of AnTir in the Society for Creative Anachronism. Our goal is to have a good time and make sure that those we choose as companions have fun too.

Wolgemut to Perform in Midrealm

Wolgemut's last concert in the United States before returning to Europe will take place October 28, 2004 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Qamar Franji Eastern Arts

Qamar Franji is a SCAdian merchant specializing in books and supplies for those interested in Middle Eastern persona.

Help With Bardic Judging Needed at Midrealm Fall Coronation

THL Christian d'Hiver, Dragon Bard to Their Majesties Felix and Madeleina, has announced that help is needed for juding bardic competitions at the upcoming Middle Kingdom Coronation.

Magician Cleared of Witchcraft Charges

At the Pennsic War, the Coxcomb Academy Graduation Show was jarringly interrupted as an Inquisitor charged the show's master of ceremonies, Captain Matthew Christopher, with witchcraft.

Pennsic 33 photos feature wide ranging subjects

Darter the Chronicler has posted an extensive collection of photo albums from Pennsic 33, covering a wide range of subjects.

Cour d'Amour

The valiant Lancelot du Lac calls all gentle lords and ladies to tourney at his castle, Joyous Garde. Guinevere, the Queen of Love, and her ladies gallery will judge who is most chivalrous among those who test their skills within the lists and upon the field of battle. Come all those who would sit at the Round Table and meet in honorable combat to decide who will win the day: Arthur or Lancelot.

Bards' Night V

Bards' Night is THE place to be for all those that are interested in the Bardic Arts: singing, playing an instrument, writing poetry, lyrics or music, storytelling and -writing, making instruments or researching medieval and renaissance music and art. It is the place to share your knowledge with people eager to partake it, and to learn new skills, new songs, new stories and new ideas.

Tir Righ Fall Coronet Tourney, Bardic & Archery Championships

The Shire of Ramsgaard presents the Tir Righ Fall Coronet Tourney, Bardic & Archery Championships, September 17-19, 2004 in Kamloops, British Columbia.