Gulf Wars 2014 will feature a variety of bardic activities, including competitions for adults and youth.
Conway, Arkansas residents John and Marette Stiritz are now movie stars - or at least they have appeared in a film, one they helped fund. The couple recently traveled to Spokane, Washington for the filming of Knights of Badassdom, a movie about LARPing. Fred Petrucelli of the Log Cabin Democrat has the story.
THLord Stefan li Rous offers updates to Stefan's Florilegium for January 2014.
KNOWN WORLD Jan 20, 2014 Thrown Weapons Edition - Estrella War Announcement Digest
Gulf Wars is in need of You and Your help! (You know that there is a War Point for Volunteering, right?) Yes, it’s true! There is! On top of that, there are some serious Bragging Rights for that War Point. Groups can earn $$ for their hours, too!
SCAtoday.net will be offline for up to an hour, beginning at approximately 18:00 U.S. Eastern time (GMT -5:00) today, for an upgrade of the site's virtual hardware. (UPDATE: Completed!)
Plumbers fixing a leak in a building in the central Portugal city of Coimbra found something they were not expecting: several 600-year-old mikvahs, Jewish ritual baths.
AElfwyn reports that Their Majesties Nigel and Adrielle of the Kingdom of Ealdormere have chosen to offer admittance into the Order of the Laurel to Jhone of Woodcote and Wilfred of Swefingham.
Mississippi State University student of astronautics, Mary Kate Smith, loves space and the Middle Ages. A member of the Society for Creative Anachronism, Smith is a self-proclaimed nerd and a participant in season 2 of TBS' King of the Nerds. Steve Rogers of WCBI has the story.
On January 18, 2014, the SCA Board of Directors began seeking commentary on a proposal to eliminate the official Office of the Chirurgeonate, and the associated changes to Corpora necessary to accomplish this action. This announcement can be found in its entirety online.
Lady Bethia, Acting Kingdom Sheriff for the Kingdom of Atenveldt, reports that she will hold a Sheriff's Auction at the upcoming Estrella War XXX.
Bianca della Vittoria reports that the A&S class schedule for the Estrella War XXX, complete with descriptions, is now available to view online.
KNOWN WORLD Feb 4, 2014 Estrella War Announcement Digest
In a feature article for Current Archaeology, Matthew Symonds discusses recent discoveries at Longforth Farm with Bob Davis of Wessex Archaeology. Longforth Farm is a huge medieval complex near Wellington, England. (photos, map)
KNOWN WORLD Jan 13, 2014 Estrella War Announcement Digest
In 1896, twin sisters Agnes Smith Lewis and Margaret Dunlop Gibson brought a collection of Hebrew and Arabic manuscripts from Egypt and deposited them at the United Reform Church's Westminster College in England. Recently Oxford and Cambridge Universities teamed to buy the collection at auction for UK£1.2m.
In 1891, the British Museum acquired a lump of organic material found at a Viking burial site in Lilleberge, Norway. The material had metal pieces in it, but no one took the time to examine it further - until recently when Curator Barry Ager took a second look and ordered the material x-rayed. (photo)
Gulf Wars approaches quickly! The following is a mash-up of two separate topics, both relating to Volunteer Point at Gulf War. This is similar information from years past, and we'll have new, exciting updates soon!
Worried that your feline companion is underprotected? Behold! Leather armor fit for Bastet - or a Khajiit warrior - promoted on the Geekologie website and made and sold on Etsy by schnabuble. (photos)
Alaxandair O'Conchobhair reports that he has created an album of photos from AEthelmearc Kingdom 12th Night 2014. The photos are available to view on his public Facebook page.