Haberci -- The Messenger Pennsic XLVII (47 - 2018)

 Schedule Supplement: Middle and Near Eastern Activities

An Unofficial Pennsic Publication

Date

Time

Class

Location

Tuesday

7/31/2017

7:45 AM

Yoga for Dancers, Fighters, or Pretty Much Anyone.  Baroness Nadezda ze Zastrizl

Dance Tent

1.25 hours

10:00 AM

Meditation, Emotional Freedom and Self Empowerment

Speckulian (W10 - Roman Road - Next to the large ROME Camp.)

1.25 hours

Wednesday 8/1/2017

7:45 AM

Yoga for Dancers, Fighters, or Pretty Much Anyone.  Baroness Nadezda ze Zastrizl

Dance Tent

1.25 hours

9:30 AM

Quigong Flow: 8 Brocades This is a series of exercises that dates back to the Song Dynasty of China (1103-1142 AD). Come enjoy some morning Qigong.

Orluk Oasis

1 hour

Jie Kui Lin

11:00 AM

Henna History and Application with THL Ghazalah al-Badriyyah

A&S 7

1 hour

Thl Ghazalah al-Badriyyah

11:00 AM

How to Tie a Turban

A & S 3

1 hour

Master Cariadoc

Noon

Romani: An Introduction to Gypsy Persona. THL Pesha the Gypsy

A&S 14

1 hour

Noon

Are You Wearing a Tablecloth? Greek Clothing!

A&S 3

1 hours

Thl Faye de Trees

1:00 PM

Game of “Alquerques”

Games Tent

1 hour

Lord István Nyiregyhazi

2:00 PM

Ladies' Persian *Taj* Headdress (Persian Diadem) A brief overview of Persian hats, veils and headresses for ladies and a hands-on workshop to create a *taj*.

Orluk Oasis

1 hour

Mistress Jadi Fatima

4:30 PM

Yoga for Relaxation and Refreshment

Atlantian Royal Camp (N40-1)

1 hour

Thl Faye de Trees

4 PM

Learning to Play the Big Drum (Tupan/Davul) with Darbuka Dave. This class will cover basic and intermediate technique on the davul, as well as brief notes about buying or building one. Some loaners available.

Bog U

1 hour

4:00 PM

Camel Lot ME Music and Dance: A time for people interested in Middle Eastern music and dance to come together to learn, share, play, and dance. We will be providing instruction appropriate to the interest of the attendees, from beginning Middle Eastern drum and belly dance to teaching songs in which everyone can participate. All skill levels and instruments are welcome, and drums are available for borrowing!

Daily, Wednesday August 1nd through Monday August 6th, 4:00-5:30 PM in camp Camel Lot, E16.  

Thursday

8/2/2017

7:45 AM

Yoga for Dancers, Fighters, or Pretty Much Anyone.  Baroness Nadezda ze Zastrizl

Dance Tent

1.25 hours

9:30 AM

Quigong Flow: 5 Animal Frolics This is a series of exercises that dates back to the Han Dynasty of China (140-240 AD). Come and wake up with the animals.

Orluk Oasis

1 hour

Jie Kui Lin

10 AM

Concerning Mohammed and the Well-Guided Caliphs. A history of the early years of Islam, taught in persona from the standpoint of a later Muslim.

A&S 1

1 hour

Master Cariadoc

10 AM

Natural Hair Dye: Henna and Beyond

A&S 7

1 hour

Thl Ghazalah al-Badriyyah

10 AM

Middle Eastern Dance with Nina Amaya Posture, moves and steps, but also performance technique, social dance, cultural tips. A multi-level class.

Middle Eastern Tent

1 hour

Lady Nina Amaya

10 AM

Meditation, Emotional Freedom and Self Empowerment

Speckulian (W10 - Roman Road - Next to the large ROME Camp.)

1.25 hours

10 AM

*Mehteran*: Ottoman Janissary Band The Mehteran will learn the historic Ottoman song, *Ceddin Deden*, played on *zurna, davul,* horns, cymbals, and kettledrums, and sung by a choir, and will learn the historic Janissary march for performance at Pennsic.

University Battlefield

1 hour

Master Osman Usta

11 AM

Law in the Lands of Peace. A class on Fiqh, Muslim law, taught in persona from the point of view of the Maliki school.

A&S 1

1 hour

Master Cariadoc

11 AM

Intro to Safavid Women's Clothing and Accessories

A&S 13

1 hour

Mistress Asalah al-Hina

1:00 PM

Period Greek Make N Take Bring 4-6 yards of linen and 4-6 yards of cord, matching thread, needle, and scissors and learn to hem, drape, and tie it into accurate Greek garb!

AYS 13

1.5 hours

Thl Faye de Trees

1:00 PM

Multiplayer Period Chess

Games Tent

1 Hour

Lord István Nyiregyhazi

1:00 PM

OTS/Orientale Tribal Style Group Improv Combines Tribal improv group fun and the joyful freedom of cabaret, this is some of the most fun you and your dance friends can have!

Middle Eastern Tent

2 hours

Lady Tshaya

2:00 PM

Ottoman Singing Class Rehearsal of past songs for performance, and learning a new Ottoman song, "*Ceddin Deden*."

Orlluk Oasis (W10)

1 Hour

Master Osman Usta

3:00 PM

Basic *Ka-Kha-Ga-Gha* Written forms, pronunciations, and usage of *Devanagari* script used by Hindi, Sanskrit and other Indic languages.

A&S 15

2 hours

Lord Maraha Kahanikar

4:00

Camel Lot ME Music and Dance with Chip

Daily, Wednesday August 2nd through Monday August 7th, 4:00-5:30 PM in camp Camel Lot, E16.  

Friday

8/3/2017

7: 45 AM

Yoga for Dancers, Fighters, or Pretty Much Anyone

Dance Tent

9:30 AM

Qigong & Taiji Flow These exercises have been used for health and well-being in China for many centuries. Come and wake up with some morning *qigong*.

Orlluk Oasis (W10)

1 Hour

Jie Kui Lin

10 AM

*Mehteran*: Ottoman Janissary Band The Mehteran will learn the historic Ottoman song, *Ceddin Deden*, played on *zurna, davul,* horns, cymbals, and kettledrums, and sung by a choir, and will learn the historic Janissary march for performance at Pennsic.

University Battlefield

1 hour

Master Osman Usta

11 AM

*Iznik* Art and Tile Work This class will survey prevalent designs found in traditional Ottoman tile work to include symbolism. Sample designs included.

A&S 10

2 Hours

Lady Amani Masha'al al-Sabti

10 AM

Zill Like a Dancer: Think like a Musician Learn to play zills (finger cymbals) for dance, but with a musician's understanding of the rhythms and patterns.

Middle Eastern Tent

2 hours

Thl Umm Iskandar Mihri

1 PM

Dining with the Sultan: A Taste of Ottoman Cuisine Cook & eat 2 dishes using actual 15th and 16th C. Ottoman sources. Discuss Ottoman cuisine in Constantinople. Not suitable for vegetarians or vegans.

A&S 4

2 hours

Lady Urtatim al-Qurtubiyya

1 PM

Belly Dance Drills In this all-levels class, we will drill muscular isolations and layers, footwork and languid movements to help refine your dance.

Bog U

1 hour

Lady Oola Gulabi

1:00 PM

OTS/Orientale Tribal Style Group Improv Combines Tribal improv group fun and the joyful freedom of cabaret, this is some of the most fun you and your dance friends can have!

Middle Eastern Tent

2 hours

Lady Tshaya

2:00 PM

Ottoman Singing Class Rehearsal of past songs for performance, and learning a new Ottoman song, "*Ceddin Deden*."

Orlluk Oasis (W10)

1 Hour

Master Osman Usta

5 PM

Romani: An Introduction to Gypsy Persona. THL Pesha the Gypsy

A&S 3

1.5 hours

4:00 PM

Camel Lot ME Music and Dance with Chip

Daily, Wednesday August 2nd through Monday August 7th, 4:00-5:30 PM in camp Camel Lot, E16.  

Saturday

8/4

7:45 Am

Yoga for Dancers, Fighters, or Pretty Much Anyone

Dance Tent

10 AM

Zill Like a Dancer: Think like a Musician Learn to play zills (finger cymbals) for dance, but with a musician's understanding of the rhythms and patterns.

Middle Eastern Tent

2 hours

Thl Umm Iskandar Mihri

11 AM

Beginning Drumming Basic rhythms used most often in drum circles and music within the SCA. A 4-part class; different rhythms each day. **Bring your own drum.**

Touch the Earth

1.5 Hours

Ziggy

Noon

Eastern *Kufic* Arabic Learn basic strokes to use with your translated Arabic text that would have been used in Eastern Arabic lands.

Æthelmearc 2

1 Hour

Baroness Isibel inghean Uilliam m’leoid

Noon

Fun and Funky Belly Dance Combos Learn three fun belly dance combos that are just a little off-beat, just like the instructor. Some belly dance experience is helpful, but not crucial.

Bog U

1 Hour

Lady Crimson Kate McPhee

1 PM

Achieving *Tarab*: The Spirit of ME Dance Lets explore the concept of *tarab* or “dancer’s high” through both discussion and dance. Wear comfortable clothes for dancing.

Middle Eastern Tent

1 Hour

Hedvika Tanecnice

1 PM

The *Sarangi*: India's Bowed Legacy The *sarangi* is a rarely-seen bowed instrument from India/Pakistan. Via playing and stories, we will journey through its colorfully dark history.

Touch the Earth

1.25

Bunty Singh

2 PM

Let's Get Ready for a *Hafla*! Middle Eastern dance is fun for everyone! Let's learn some moves to do when the drums start. This class is appropriate for any youth looking to learn some dance steps to use at a *hafla* or around a fire.

A&S 6

1 Hour

Thl Kassandra Aiantide

3 PM

Multiplayer Period Chess

Games Tent

1 Hour

Lord István Nyiregyhazi

4 PM

Learning “Lamma Bada Yata Thanna” Calling all Middle Eastern performers! Learn about, perform, and dance to the Andalusian song, *Lamma Bada Yata Thanna.* The first part will be history, then we'll move into the lyrics, drum rhythm, melody, and dancing. Handouts, including sheet music, will be available for a fee. You can get the sheet music in advance from http://www.bellydancesheetmusic.com/.

Middle Eastern Tent

1.5 Hours

Lady Aoife ni Mhaille

5 PM

Learning to Play the Big Drum (Tupan/Davul) with Darbuka Dave. This class will cover basic and intermediate technique on the davul, as well as brief notes about buying or building one. Some loaners available.

Bog U

1 hour

8 PM

M-East *Hafla* open to all dancers and ME musicians. (Melody line players will need to perform on instruments pitched at A=440. Bring your chairs.)

Middle Eastern Tent

3 Hours

Master Albrecht Catsprey

4 PM

Camel Lot ME Music and Dance with Chip

Daily, Wednesday August 2nd through Monday August 7th, 4:00-5:30 PM in camp Camel Lot, E16.  

Sunday

8/6

7:45 AM

Yoga

Dance Tent

10:00

A Hand a Day: Faux Arabic Calligraphy

Æthelmearc 1

1 hour

10:00

Stitching Temari: Kiku Pattern with THL Ghazalah al-Badriyyah. Learn to mark and stitch the classic kiku or chrysanthemum pattern on a Japanese temari ball.

A&S 8

1.5 hours

10:00

Ottoman Singing with Master Osman Usta. We will be teaching two Ottoman compositions from the 15th-16th centuries, as well as reviewing songs taught last year. This music is typically performed with singing. As such, we will be teaching a singing class to learn these songs in the original Ottoman Turkish language.

Middle Eastern Tent

1 hour

10:00

Beginning Drumming with Ziggy. Learn the basic rhythms used most often in drum circles and music within the SCA. This is a 4-part class that teaches different rhythms each day. Bring your own drum. Day 1- Saidi, Beladi, Maqsum Day 2- Chiftitelli, Masmoudi Day 3- Ayub, Malfouf Day 4- Kashlimah and other strange stuff

Touch The Earth

1 hour

11:00

Arabic 101: Reading and Writing with  Lady Tala al-Zahra

A&S 16

2 hours

11:15

Zen of Belly Dance Performing with Val. Learn techniques you can use to relax, tune out distractions, tune into your audience, and enjoy your great dance performance!

ME Tent

1.5 hours

Noon

Complex Japanese Braids in Period with Lady Fujinami no Kaede

A&S 5

1 hour

Noon

Come and Get Your Fill with Malik. Take your darbuka/doumbek rhythms to the next level! This intermediate class will help you begin to play filled versions of popular Middle Eastern rhythms

Touch the Earth

1 hour

1:00

Ifriquiya: Medieval North Africa with Lord William de Hirst

A&S 16

1 hour

1:00

Cued Improv, Folkloric Style! With Atesh. Learn three slow, three fast combinations of Tribal Odyssey Bellydance "lead-and-follow" format, based on classic Egyptian style; for duets or larger groups. PDF notes provided online. Finger cymbals optional.

ME Tent

1 hour

1:00

Intermediate Middle Eastern Drumming: 6/8 with Lord Madog Barfog. Add to your rhythm repertoire with those played in 6/8. Moroccan

and Persian 6/8 and others are covered, with variations. Beginners welcome.

Touch the Earth

1 hour

2:00

Romani: An Introduction to Gypsy Persona with THL Pesha the Gypsy

A&S 13

1.5 hours

2:00

Indian Persona Meet-and-Greet/Making Kulhar. Come one, come all. Indian personas come together to meet each other. We will talk and share stories, and, while we are at it, we will make kulhar(bhar), small half-fired disposable clay cups used for drinking chai and other teas. We will use these cups at a gathering later in the week.

A&S 14

3 hours

2:00

Intro to the Rubul Mujayyab (Sine Quadrant) with Master Richard Wymarc. The Sine Quadrant or Rubul Mujayyab was a device used for performing mathematical calculations and determining time. This class will give the historical context for the device and provide extensive hands-on practical experience in using the various functions. Details at http://astrolabeproject.com

A&S 16

2:00

Zill Dance from Start to Stage: 3 of 4

Middle Eastern Tent

2:00

Beginning to Drum Solo: Malfuf, Syrto, Chifti with Lord Madog Barfog. An intro to the beginnings of solo techniques for Malfuf, Syrto, and Chiftitelli rhythms. An intermediate class, but all levels (including beginners) welcome.

Touch the Earth

3:00

Egyptian Nalbinding. But isn't nalbinding a Viking thing? Not really. Class will discuss the use of nalbinding/needle-looping in post-Roman Egypt. The first hour is discussion of extant pieces (mainly socks) from 4th-6th century Egypt including variations in stitch type and construction methods. This will be followed by one hour of hands-on practice. Limited number of needles will be available for attendees or you can bring your own blunt yarn needle.

A&S 5

2 hours

3:00

Learning to Play the Big Drum (Tupan/Davul) with Darbuka Dave

Bog U

1 Hour

3:00

Maghribi and Middle Eastern Rattan and Shields

Ev Korku (n31)

1.5 hours

3:00

Exploring the Riq with Donovan

Touch The Earth

1 hour

4:00

Moroccan Mayhem: Drumming Clapping Chanting Oh My! With Lady Aliya al Qanunjiyya

ME Tent

1.5 hours

4:00

Beginner Steps to Saidi Rhythms with Rajni

Orluk Oasis

1 hour

4:00

What Do I Do with This Oud or Cümbüş? With Lord Carmine

Touch The Earth

1 hour

4:00

Camel Lot ME Music and Dance with Chip

Daily, Wednesday August 2nd through Monday August 7th, 4:00-5:30 PM in camp Camel Lot, E16.  

7:00 PM

West African Percussion (Djembe, Dunun) with Daniel

Bog U

1.5

8 PM

Guedra: North African Trance Dance with Lady Kharajin of Turku. Dance and chant will be taught, as well as some background info. New information this year, as Mistress Jadi Fatima joins us. 30-45 minutes instruction (men welcome during instruction only) followed by performance of Guedra. Until our voices give out, we'll chant the Guedra for 1 to 4 dancers at a time. Bring a veil if you think you might want to dance. Everyone must participate in chant; no singing talent required, no dancing experience necessary. Bring water to drink. Avoid wearing large jewelry.

ME Tent

9 PM

Lord Carmine and Friends Hafla

ME Tent

O’Dark Thirty

Lusty Wenches

Dancers and drummers welcome! They are especially looking for drummers this year to get the dancing going.

E-17, next to Akeru Thunder

Monday

8/7

7:45 AM

Yoga for Dancers, Fighters, or Pretty Much Anyone

Dance Tent

1.25 hours

9:00

Thumb Ring Archery: Learn to shoot the way Mongols and other steppes and horse archers did. Lord Naran Numuchi

Novelty Range

1 hour

10:00

Names from West African Inscriptions. Learn how to construct a medieval West African name using evidence from Arabic or Berber inscriptions.

A&S 16

10:00

Ottoman Singing with Master Osman Usta

ME Tent

1 hour

10:00

Natural Hair Dye: Henna and Beyond with THL Ghazalah al-Badriyyah

Paisley Peacock Body Arts

1 hour

10:00

Beginning Drumming with Ziggy

Touch The Earth

1.5

11:00

An Analysis of Middle-Eastern Clothing in the SCA with Mistress Asalah al-Hina

A&S 13

1 hour

11:00

Arabic 101: Speaking and Pronunciation with Lady Tala al-Zahra

A&S16

2 hours

11:00

Middle Eastern Dance 101 with Mistress Farasha Joralemon

Middle Eastern Tent

1 hour

Noon

Middle Eastern Dance for Teens with Mistress Cassandra Grey of Lochleven

Middle Eastern Tent

1 hour

Noon

Pennsic Welcome Hafla for New Dancers & Musicians with Rajni and Ziggy. Join Ziggy and Rajni for a fun hafla, or "party," where you use the dancing and drumming skills you have been working on. All levels welcome, although we will make a special effort for beginners to play music and dance for us. Please bring a light refreshment to share if you are able.

Orluk Oasis (W10, on the lake near the Peninsula.)

1 hour

Noon

Intro to Kanzashi Flowers

Serenity Studio (208)

1 hour

Noon

Echoes of the Dumbek with Malik. Mark of Orluk Oasis will play a rhythm or phrase and the class repeats. Students may have a chance to "call" a phrase or rhythm if they wish.

Touch The Earth

1 hour

1:00

A Taste of Maghribi and Andalusi Cuisine with Lady Urtatim al-Qurtubiyya

A&S 16

1 hour

1:00

Kijin-ryōri: Dining for the Japanese Nobility. An introduction to the food and food culture of the imperial court and nobility. The culinary calendar. Organization of meals and meal etiquette, with Sǫlveig Þrándardóttir.

Clan Yama Kaminari (E03)

1 hour

1:00

Cued Improv with Swords! With Atesh. Tribal sword combos! Learn Tribal Odyssey Sword combinations and cues: turns, shimmies, travel steps, including how to change leaders. Yes, it really is easier than it looks! PDF handouts online. Balanced dance sword required.

Middle Eastern Tent

1 hour

1:00

Riq Curious? With Lord Carmine

Touch The Earth

1 hour

2:00

North African Coffee with Lady Maria Beatriz la Mora

A&S 16

2 hours

2:00

Zill Dance from Start to Stage: 4 of 4 with THL Umm Iskandar Mihri.

Middle Eastern Tent

2 hours

2:00

Exploring the Frame Drum with Donovan

Touch The Earth

1 hour

3:00

Beginning to Drum Solo: Maqsum and Ayoub  with Lord Madog Barfog

Bog U

1 hour

3:00

Alquerque

Games Tent

3:00

Kumihimo Basics with Baron Egill the Loomwright

Pine Box Traders (192)

1 hour

3:00

An Introduction to Indian Rhythms with Ali Al-Azim.

Touch The Earth

1 hour

4:00

Cued Improv with Finger Cymbals: Want to Play?

Atesh

Bog U

1 hour

4:00

Belly Dance with Hadia!

Middle Eastern Tent

2 hours

4:00

Beginner Steps to Saidi Rhythms with Rajni

Orluk Oasis

1 hour

4:00

An Introduction to Indian Rhythms: Dhol

Touch The Earth

1 hour

4:00

Camel Lot ME Music and Dance with Chip

Daily, Wednesday August 2nd through Monday August 7th, 4:00-5:30 PM in camp Camel Lot, E16.  

5:00

Intermediate Middle Eastern Drumming: 6/8 with Lord Madog Barfog

Bog U

1 hour

7:00 PM

Seishin-ryū Mushin-an Chaseki: The Taste of Tea with Sǫlveig Þrándardóttir. Enjoy the taste of tea under the night sky. Please wear Japanese or loose-fitting clothing with white socks or tabi, and bring a fan if you have one. Please do not wear any jewelry or weapons in the tea room. This is a participatory recreation of a sixteenth century wabi-style tea gathering

Clan Yama Kaminari (E03)

2 hours

9:30 until Quiet Hour

Andelcrag Hafla

N07 Chandler and Wainwright on the Serengeti

Tuesday  8/8/2017

7:45 AM

Yoga

Dance Tent          1.25 hours

9 AM

Kute-uchi: Japanese Hand Loop Braiding with THL Ishiyama Gen'tarou Yori'ie

A&S 8

1 hour

10 AM to Noon

Seishin-ryū Sadō Okeiko: Practice the Art of Tea with Sǫlveig Þrándardóttir

Clan Yama Kaminari (E03)

10:00

Japanese Stab Binding: Make a Book in Under 1 Hour

Livonia Smithery (170)

1 hour

10:00

Ottoman Singing with Master Osman Usta

Middle Eastern Tent

1 hour

10:00

16th-C. Deccani Sari Wrapping with Lady Neefa bint Durr

Orluk Oasis (W-20 on the Roman Road, down near the isthmus on the lake.) 1 hour

10:00

Henna History and Application with THL Ghazalah al-Badriyyah

Paisley Peacock Body Arts 1 hour

11:00

Quilted Mamluk Pillbox Hat with THL Cellach Dhonn inghean Mhic an. This is a hands-on class. Each kit contains all you need to do a quilted silk and linen Mamluk pillbox hat. Bilingual class: (French/English) and handout. Some embroidery stitches that can be added to the hat will be taught.

A&S 8

2 hours

11:00

If Looks Could Kill: Evil Eye Amulets

A&S 14

1 hour

11:00

Carpentry and Building in Imperial China with HL Bojei Temur

Dark Horde Moritu (E09 - Brewers Rd & Chandlers)

1 hour

11:00

Middle Eastern Dance 101 with Mistress Farasha Joralemon

Middle Eastern Tent

1 hour

Noon

Cultural Perspective of Middle Eastern Music with Lady Melissa of Orluk Oasis. An overview of the modern cultural and historical background of Middle Eastern music presented by Lady Melissa of Orluk Oasis. Also in the presentation, a synopsis of Middle Eastern music at Pennsic.

A&S 5

2 hours

Noon

Arabic Calligraphy and Inscriptions In The Maghreb with Zahira al-Rumi

A&S 16

1 hour

Noon

Middle Eastern Line Dances with Viscountess Kamiilah al Sudanii um Zoom

Middle Eastern Tent 1 hour

Noon

Beginner Dumbek Technique with Malik

Touch The Earth

1 hour

1:00

Introduction to Maghribi and Andalusi Clothing with Lady Urtatim al-Qurtubiyya

A & S 14

1 hour

1 PM

Bushi-ryōri: Dining for the Japanese Military with Sǫlveig Þrándardóttir

Clan Yama Kaminari (E03)

1 hour

1 PM

Seven Shimmies (Make Friends with the Jiggle) with Samira Shuruk.

Middle Eastern Tent

1 hour

1 PM

Intermediate Middle Eastern Drumming: 7/8 and 10/8 with Lord Madog Barfog

Touch The Earth

1 hour

2 PM

Sixth-C Chinese Grain Wine from Qimin Yaoshu

A&S 12

1 hour

2 PM

An Introduction to Indian Rhythms: Tabla

Touch The Earth

1 hour

3 PM

Scribing in Non-Latin style with Lady Alyssa Of Foxvale. Presentation of English hands for Eastern and Western Slavic, Sanskrit (India), Arabic, Hebrew and Japanese scrolls. Discussion on details and features of each stylized hand. Tips and hints of making your own.

Æthelmearc 2

1 hour

3 PM

Chinese Heraldry with Mistress Wu Yun

A&S 2

1 hour

3 PM

Basic Mongolian Garb for Men and Women with THL Bojei Temur

Dark Horde Moritu (E09 - Brewers Rd & Chandlers)

3 PM

The Turkish Bath with Lady Nisaa Karahisari. Pennsic is our vacation, so why not pamper ourselves? Come learn about the history of the Turkish bath, try out some beauty treatments and Turkish desserts. Please bring a towel. For privacy, this is open to self-identified women and girls only.

La Familia Gladiatoria (W14)

2.5 hours

3 PM

Short Choreo Duets for Belly Dancing Around Fire with Mantra Gypsy of Bardicci

Middle Eastern Tent

1 hour

3 PM

Beginning to Drum Solo: Maqsum and Ayoub with Lord Madog Barfog

Touch The Earth

1 hour

4 PM

An Overview of Arabo-Andalusian Music Lady Aliya al Qanunjiyya

A&S 16

1.5 hours

4 PM

Sources for Islamic Persona: A Discussion with Master Cariadoc

Middle Eastern Ten

1 hour

5 PM

Musings on Chinese Tea in the Song Dynasty with Mistress Zoe Akropolitina

A&S 1

1 hour

5 PM

Learning to Play the Big Drum (Tupan/Davul) with Darbuka Dave

Bog U

1 hour

5:00

The 21st Annual Middle Eastern and World Dance Expo! The Middle Eastern Dance Exhibition returns to delight and amaze audience of all ages.

Performing Arts Tent

2 hours

7 PM

West African Percussion (Djembe, Dunun) with Daniel

Bog U

1.5 hours

Wednesday

8/9/2017

7:45 AM

Yoga

Dance Tent

1.25

10 AM

Perfectly Period Feast: Heian-kyō2020 with Sǫlveig Þrándardóttir Come help launch a three-year journey to a Perfectly Period Feast set in the Japanese imperial capital to be held in Æthelmearc in 2020.

A&S 1

2 hours

10 AM

Cholis: Yes, They Are Period; You Can Make One! With Shakti of Orluk Oasis

A&S 13

2 hours

10 AM

Japanese Stab Binding: Make a Book in Under 1 Hour 

Livonia Smithery (170

1 hour

10 AM

Ottoman Singing with Master Osman Usta

ME Tent

1 hour

11:00

Maghribi Philosophy: A Participatory Discussion with Lady Tala al-Zahra. From Cordoba to Fes, and Timbuktu to Tunis, Maghribis were bringing intellectual light to the world during a period elsewhere called the "dark ages."

A&S 16

1.5 hours

11:00

Arabic Hip Movements with Baroness Simone Marie Fornneau

Middle Eastern Tent

1 hour

1 - 3 PM

Nipponi Ikitai: A Free Learning Trip to Japan with THL Ishiyama Gen'tarou Yori'ie It's true. I got a free trip to Japan by agreeing to appear on a Japanese reality TV show, and I don't regret it one bit. They were only interested in one part of my SCA life, but I used the trip to learn a bunch of different things about Japan that are applicable to SCA period. Come learn about my experience and how you might replicate it for yourself!!

A&S 8

1 hour

Noon

Yes, Virginia, You Can Build a Yurt, with Alchamar Mor Taraid

Bog U

 1 hour

Noon

Beginning Middle Eastern Dance with Viscountess Kamiilah al Sudanii um Zoom

Middle Eastern Tent

1 hour

Noon

Let's Just Play Music Together! Can't make it out at night to play with Lady Melissa? Don't want to wander around the lake at all hours of the night looking for a camp to jam in? Can't read all that sheet music at night? Want to play songs you already know? Well, let's get together and just play! Many of us only see each other once a year at Pennsic. Let's make the most of our precious time together. Participants can pick the songs. All drummers, allmelodic instruments, all zillers, and all dancers are welcome to this open daylight music session!

Touch the Earth

 2 hours

1 PM

Romani: An Introduction to Gypsy Persona with THL Pesha the Gypsy

A&S 15

1.5 hours

1 PM

Herbs of Arabia with Lady Esa inghean Donnchaidh. Medicine and pharmacology in the Golden Age of Islam (approx. 8th - 13th centuries) including a discussion of specific medicinal herbs in period.

A&S 16

1 hour

1 :00

Cued Improv with Fan Veils! With Atesh of Orluk Oasis. Tribal Fan Veils! Learn beautiful follow-the-leader combos using two silk fan veils. You'll love the turns, shimmies, and travel combinations. PDF handouts online. Two Fan Veils required, with at least 1 meter silks.

ME Tent

1 hour

1:00

Kumihimo Basics

Pine Box Traders (192)

1 hour

2:00

North African Wrapped Dresses with Lady Maria Beatriz la Mora

A&S 16

2 hours

2:00

Beginner Near- and Middle-Eastern Hand Drumming with Lady Zakiyyah Ayagachin Al-Sharq

Middle Eastern Tent

1 hour

3:00

Short Choreo Duets for Belly Dancing Around Fire with Mantra Gypsy of Bardicci

Middle Eastern Tent

1 hour

4:00

Making Couscous by Hand with Master Galefridus Peregrinus

A&S 16

1.5 hours

4:00

Belly Dance Basics with Hadia!

ME Tent

2 hours

4:00

An Introduction to Indian Rhythms: Tassa with Ali Al-Azim. An introduction to Tassa. Learn the history, playing technique and common beats of this Indian drum. Bring your instrument and learn some new rhythms.

Touch the Earth

1 hour

5:00

Moving Me Softly with Samira Shuruk. elly dance has so many slow and smooth moves. We will explore them in depth from novice level and up. Circles and 8s and beyond!

Bog U

1 hour

Thursday

8/10/ 2017

7:45 AM

Yoga for Dancers, Fighters, or Pretty Much Anyone

ADance Tent

1.25 hours

10:00

Tate Eboshi; Japanese Formal Headgear with THL Ishiyama Gen'tarou Yori'ie

A&S 8

1 hour

10:00

Ravished by God: The Female Poet Saints of India.Countess Marguerite inghean Lachlainn. An introduction to the Bhakti poetry of Mirabai, Lal Ded and others. Come hear the longing and passion of Indian poets in love with the Divine.

A&S 9

1 hour

10:00

Seishin-ryū Sadō Okeiko: Practice the Art of Tea with Sǫlveig Þrándardóttir.

Clan Yama Kaminari (E03)

2 hours

10:00

Introduction to Go  with THL Louis Xavier de Navarre

Games Tent

1 hour

10:00

Japanese Stab Binding: Make a Book in Under 1 Hour

Livonia Smithery (170)

1 hour

11:00

Kumihimo Basics

Pine Box Traders (192)

1 hour

Noon

Christians of the Silk Road with Master Alan Fairfax. From Jerusalem to Beijing, "Nestorian" Christians were a small but influential minority in Persia, China, India, and the Mongol Empire for most of our period. Though largely ignored by Europeans, this independent church has a fascinating history, amazing stories, and a hidden impact on the history we learned. Handout includes images and quotes that can't be Googled.

A&S 5

1 hour

Noon

Yes, Virginia, You Can Build a Yurt

A&S 13

1 hour

Noon

Crusaders vs. Saracens Battle The scenarios intend to recreate the battles throughout the period of the Crusades in the Middle East. Participants are required to only use arms and armor from the time period of 1096-1291.

Fort

3 hours

Noon

Intermediate Middle Eastern Drumming: 6/8 with Lord Madog Barfog

Touch The Earth

1 hour

1:00

Shōjin-ryōri: Dining for the Japanese Clergy. Sǫlveig Þrándardóttir. An introduction to the food and and food culture of Buddhist monasteries. The monastic day, regulations for cooks, meal planning, and meal etiquette.

A&S 1

1 hour

1:00

Beaded Kumihimo with Lady Gwen Blackthorne MacGriogair. Students will learn how to make modern jewelry from an ancient technique. Students will make a beaded bracelet to take home. It is recommended to bring your own magnification if needed. Teacher will have magnifying lights for use.

A&S 4

2 hours

2:00

Basic Ka-Kha-Ga-Gha with Lord Maraha Kahanikar. Written forms, pronunciations, and usage of Devanagari script used by Hindi and other North Indian languages.

A&S 7

2 hours

2:00

Intermediate Middle Eastern Drumming: 7/8 and 10/8 with Lord Madog Barfog

Touch The Earth

1 hour

3:00

Empire of the Sun Battle. Japanese tournament and battle.

South Battlefield

3 hours

4:00

Atlantian Madrasa Social with Atesh. A social meeting for Atlantians interested in period arts and culture of the Middle/Near East. Get to know your FB friends! We’ll enjoy light refreshments in the shade and chat about our cool projects, garb, or discuss future plans! Under the red and black Bedouin tent by the Bab Al-Waha (Orluk Oasis gate).

Orluk Oasis (W10)

1.5 hours

7:00 PM

West African Percussion (Djembe, Dunun) with Daniel

Bog U

1.5 hours

7:00 PM

Seishin-ryū Mushin-an Chaseki: The Taste of Tea

Clan Yama Kaminari (E03)2 hours

7:00 PM

War Drums of India with Ali Al-Azim. A demonstration of two different drumming styles that accompanied warriors of ancient India.

Touch The Earth

Saturday

8/11/2017

7:45 AM

Yoga for Dancers, Fighters, or Pretty Much Anyone

Dance Tent

10:00

Mei-mon Kenkyu-kai: Japanse Heraldry Study Group. Noble Heralds! Greetings from Sǫlveig! This is an in-person organizational meeting for an East Asian Study Group within the College of Arms.

A&S 2

2 hours