Episode 70: Holiday nibbles

In this episode, we discuss recent announcements, and continue with our Dragonfly in Amber read-along with Chapter 9 “The Splendors of Versailles.” Be sure to listen for a very special holiday treat.

 

We want to thank everyone who helped make our holiday episode so complete. Your generosity is very much appreciated, and we wish you a very happy holidays and all the best in the new year.

Where exactly is the third rib?

The scene from Legend where Mia Sara dances into the Devil’s Black Dress (4:21)

The Naughty Side of 18th Century French Fashions

An example of the nipple-revealing fashion of the 18th century

An Outlander Kitchen poll

The Rise and Fall of Versailles

Part 1 | Part 2Part 3

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‘Outlander’ Yule Log

Just in time for Solstice, Christmas, etc., Starz has shared its Outlander Yule Log. It is 90 minutes of Outlander-y, canine, Bear McCreary-inspired, cozy pyro goodness.

How will you incorporate the Outlander Yule Log into your holiday celebration?

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Episode 69: Some belly-scutes and a dash of Schadenfreude

In this episode, we discuss recent announcements, and continue with our Dragonfly in Amber read-along with Chapter 8 “Unlaid Ghosts and Crocodiles.”

 

To see a picture of a pelican, visit http://crucible.org/pelican.htm.

A la lanterne!  

“…and therefore never send to know for whom the bells tolls; it tolls for thee.” ~ Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions, John Donne

 

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Episode 68: An interview with ‘Outlander’s’ bard, Gillebride MacMillan

In this episode, we discuss recent announcements, and share our interview with Outlander‘s own Gwyllyn the Bard, Gillebride MacMillan.

 

Find out more about Gillbride at his website, http://www.gillebride.com/.

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‘Outlander’ musicians

We know we have said time and time again that we love “all things Outlander,” but we really do. And that is why we want to make sure we share information about where you can find some of our beloved Outlander musicians, perhaps even in a town near you!

Gillebride MacMillan, AKA “Gwyllyn the Bard,” can be seen (and heard!) at the following places:

The Pipes of Christmas (@PipesofXmas) — December 20th and 21st, in New York and New Jersey, USA

Clann Gàidhlig — December 6th, Paisley, Scotland

Strathearn Artspace — December 6th, Gaelic Song Day, Ceilidh, Crieff, Scotland

An Lòchran – Gaelic Singing Workshop Series, December 16th, Coffee and Craic, Glasgow, Scotland

An Lòchran – Monthly Singing Sessions, December 16th, Coffee and Craic, Glasgow, Scotland

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Katie Mackenzie — Katie has shared with us that for those CD orders placed through her Website in December 2014 and January 2015, she will sign each CD with a personal message. Please check out Katie’s website for information on upcoming concerts.

Fiona J. Mackenzie — Fiona will be doing a Christmas Carol workshop December 15, 2014, in Elgin, Moray. She will also be performing as part of the Dear Pal, WWI Christmas Truce Centenary events in Ypres/Messines, Belgium, December 23-27, 2014.

In January 2015, Fiona will be undertaking a big Gaelic song workshop at Burns Weekend for Handsupfortrad.com.

Fiona’s Christmas album, Duan Nollaig, is available on the Greentrax.com label. The only double Gaelic Christmas album out there, it offers a variety of festive songs and carols, some old , some new. Listen to traditional carols like “Silent Night,” “In the Bleak Midwinter,” “We Wish You a Merry Christmas,” as well as traditional Gaelic Christmas hymns. Her daughter, Katie, is also featured in several tracks.  Duan Nollaig is available from Greentrax, musicscotland.com, as well as on Amazon,  and Itunes, Play.com, etc.

In February, Fiona will be doing a sing lecture at Aberdeen University on the songs collected by American folklorist Margaret Fay Shaw.

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Episode 67: The King’s lever

In this episode, we discuss recent announcements, and continue our Dragonfly in Amber read-along with Chapter 7 “Royal Audience.”

Correction: Carlotta’s line in Phantom of the Opera is actually “…this thing does *not* happen” not “will happen”.

 

The Phantom of the Opera libretto

King Louis XIV’s lever

Luke 22:42

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Episode 66: Quick and dirty

In this episode, we discuss recent announcements, and continue with our Dragonfly in Amber read-along with Chapter 6 “Making Waves.” We are joined by friend of the show, Lanae (@naeroozoo).

 

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