May 24, Indian Orchard Branch Lawn, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
May 24, East Springfield Branch Lawn, 1:30 – 2:30 pm
May 31, Central Library Rotunda, 11 am -12 pm
May 31, Forest Park Branch Community Room, 1:30 – 2:30 pm
Long swords, daggers, and lances, oh my! Phoenix Swords demonstrate the history of swordsmanship using real weaponry. They will describe stage fighting and there will be a time for questions and answers. At some locations this event will take place outside so please call ahead if weather will be an issue.
Phoenix Swords is a performance group that for the last 12 years has given shows everywhere from Canada to Florida. Their focus is on historical sword techniques as written about by sword masters in Europe from 1300 to 1700. They perform at venues of all sizes and have done shows for everything from birthday parties to The History Channel.