Performing Arts

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

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.

An Interview with Wolgemut

Their name means "to be in a good mood", and that is certainly the feeling they have brought to many a gentle at Pennsic. Pennsic.net has an exclusive interview with Michael, one of Wolgemut's members.

Cooks and Bards Symposium III

Come join us in a delight for your gastronomic and bardic soul. Two days of cooking and merriment right at the end of the fall harvest season when the Barony of Windhaven Presents Cooks and Bards Symposium III.

2008's other big event is a mystery

Work is proceeding for the 2008 performance of the Chester Mystery Plays, a cycle of 25 Biblical plays in rhyming verse which are thought to date back to the 14th century.

"Kester the Jester" selected as England's new court jester

Nigel Roder, known as 'Kester the Jester,' has been chosen by English Heritage to serve as an official court jester at historic sites in England through autumn of 2005.

Court Jester Wanted: Must be Merry and Bedecked

For the first time since 1649, England is looking to hire a national court jester. Qualifications? "Merriness and owning an outfit with bells."

£70,000 Needed to Save Britain's Oldest Theatre

This year's performances at a medieval Cornish amphitheatre, said to be the oldest working theatre in Britain, could be the last, as the community cannot afford to buy the adjacent plot of land from its present owners.

A musical Mabinogion?

In an interview for The Boston Globe, Welsh bass-baritone Bryn Terfel mentions, "When I was doing 'Sweeney Todd,' I talked with Stephen Sondheim, who is interested in developing something based on 'The Mabinogion,' medieval stories from Wales."

South Bend Tribune: SCAdian juggler inspires kids to move

Richard Biggs is a fool and proud of it, as shown in an article from the South Bend Tribune about a juggling workshop at a local library.

Music CD to Benefit AnTir Duke

Lord Emryn Lioncourt has announced the release of a new music CD highlighting performances of the greatest musicians of AnTir, proceeds from which will benefit the hospital fund for Duke Tjorkill.

Spring War X

The information for Spring War X is now available.

Cantaria

Cantaria is a site dedicated to passing on folk songs, mostly from Ireland, Scotland, and England, that are part of our common oral tradition and musical heritage.

Pennsic 33 Performing Arts Schedule Announced

Lord John von der Velde, Pennsic Performing Arts Coordinator, has announced the Performing Arts Center schedule for this year's War.

Macbeth Auditions to Take Place in Carolingia

Rhyd For-MacRae Productions and the Mummers of Carolingia (Boston, MA) will hold auditions for a production of "Macbeth" to be performed in November.

The Dumbek Revealed!

T'cos J'os reveals the "True History of the Dumbek" in a very tongue-in-cheek essay.

Masques and Merriment for the Holiday Season

Just in time for 12th Night, Valentine's Day and Mardi Gras: Learn all about masques and mumming when Dame Aoife shares her recommandations.