WELCOME TO CELTIC ARTS CENTER THE CELTIC ARTS CENTER OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA’S BLOG FOR CELTIC NATIONS MAGAZINE An Claidheamh Soluis – The Celtic Arts Center! Your connection with the Celtic World! Come join in our festivities and help keep the culture alive!This is how our past schedule used to be,Continue Reading

For quite some time, I’ve been into a more primal and holistic form of health and beauty. So when I discovered Jenna Caprice of The White Witch Parlour on YouTube, I was immediately hooked on her delivery of information and philosophy on life and the world. Therefore, you can onlyContinue Reading

Team work was needed in ancient times as it is today: Whether it be exploring new lands, keeping a longship crew in sync or facing enemies in a shield wall! Family team work was required to develop this interesting, new release children’s book…   I’M A VIKING KID – PoemsContinue Reading

Velda hi-jacked the “Mangy Mutt” longboat from Rollo, but didn’t approve of the name. The only way to change a Viking ship name is to get a little girl to pee in the bilge! Wait… What? Velda the Awesomest Viking: and the Voyage of Deadly Doom, really lives up toContinue Reading

One of the greatest things about being in the living history, reenactment, film, theater, and the music worlds is all the amazing and beautiful people I meet, whether in person and online. Read on below and find out more about the amazing artisan of 18th century jewelry, historical romance bookContinue Reading

When chiefs are strong in war, then does the song arise! But if their swords are stretched over the feeble: if the blood of the weak has stained their arms; the bard shall forget them in the song, and their tombs shall not be known. The stranger shall come andContinue Reading

“No harvest is had without the seed first being sewn” King Olaf Trygyvisson’s Saga Ch.8 And the seed Canadian-born author, Jennifer Hartman has sewn will continue traditions of her Norse ancestry. She will feed minds with lasting nourishment into the future. In 2020, Jennifer Hartman’s debut picture book “Old MotherContinue Reading

I am really excited to bring you my new single “Lullaby”!This song was inspired by the Hans Christian Andersen tales, The Match Girl and The Little Mermaid (the non-Disneyized story), with a musical arrangement that is of a Dark Celtic inspiration, with some Scandinavian notes. The lyrics and music wereContinue Reading

This week’s show was amazing. We heard so many wonderful songs as long as getting to know Ancient Sins. Wes is a wonderful musician who is also serving his country. He will be moving to CA soon and is looking to put a band together. Check out the show andContinue Reading

Now releasing the cover for my forthcoming single “Lullaby”! The lyrics to the song are based off of the Hans Christian Andersen classics The Match Girl and The (non-Disneyized) Little Mermaid. My aim was to have a dark lullaby sound with some Celtic and Scandanavian influences. I am also honoredContinue Reading

Making the parchment Saint Colmcille was born in Ireland 1500 years ago this year. Because of this Artists in Ireland, Scotland and further afield have been making new work to celebrate his influence on our culture over so many years. I’ve been collaborating with Gaelic scholar Michael Newton to createContinue Reading

I am really excited to share this preview of my new single “Lullaby”, which is being released on July 9! A little about the song: This song was written to sound like a dark Lullaby, hence the title. I wanted to write a song that captured the innocence of childhood,Continue Reading

Join me in The Tavern this Friday at 8PM EST on IG Live. In this episode, I’ll be talking about some new projects and updates on things that I’ll be releasing soon. I’ll also be talking a little of my forthcoming podcast, The Hidden Library and what to expect onContinue Reading

Calumcille ann an Eirinn Tha mi ag obair an co-bhonn ris an sgoilear Ghàidhlig Mìcheal Newton ré nam beagan mhìosan a chaidh seachad. Bhuilich CHARTS an duais Colmcille 1500 Heritage oirnn, agus chleachd sinn an cothrom ud gus an dealbh-beò seo mu sgeul Chaluim Chille ann an Éirinn a chruthachadhContinue Reading