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Happy Birthday to Our Executive Director Arwen Kester!

Happy Birthday to Our Executive Director Arwen Kester!

Help us wish a happy birthday to our esteemed leader, Middle-earth News Executive Director Arwen Kester! It was Arwen’s vision and drive that created Middle-earth News, assembled the staff that is a second family, and […]

First Middle-earth World Problems

First Middle-earth World Problems

Earlier this week, the Middle-earth News staff thought up a new hashtag idea, #firstmiddleearthworldproblems. The first to use it was News Contributor, Maria, and the hashtag immediately took off! Soon Tolkien fans everywhere were using […]

Happy Birthday, Cate Blanchett!

Happy Birthday, Cate Blanchett!

Happy birthday to the incomparable and magical Cate Blanchett! The multi-award-winning Australian actress turns 46 today. Cate was born in 1969 in Melbourne, Australia, the middle of three children of June and Robert DeWitt Blanchett. […]

Tickets Still Available for San Jose’s LOTR Concerts

Tickets Still Available for San Jose’s LOTR Concerts

There are still a few days left to buy tickets for San Jose’s Lord of the Rings concerts. This is a unique and amazing event that you do not want to miss! These concerts will give […]

Tom Shippey Presents “Politics in Tolkien: What We Can Learn From Hobbits”

Tom Shippey Presents “Politics in Tolkien: What We Can Learn From Hobbits”

Politics in Tolkien: What We Can Learn From Hobbits Distinguished Guest Lecture Featuring Tom Shippey April 15, 2015, 6:30 – 8:00 PM Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona Old Main Carson Ballroom Cost: Free and open […]

Tickets Still Available for Lincoln Center’s LOTR Concerts

Tickets Still Available for Lincoln Center’s LOTR Concerts

We first reported on Lincoln Center’s The Lord of the Rings concerts back in September of last year, and after all these long months the wait is finally almost over! In just a little over a […]

Time to Add Tolkien Moot XI to your Calendar!

Time to Add Tolkien Moot XI to your Calendar!

The dates for Tolkien Moot 2015 have been updated! Dates July 17, 18, and 19, 2015 Venue 1432 W. Lawrence Dr., Spokane, Washington 2015 Theme Giants What Is Tolkien Moot? Tolkien Moot is an annually […]

Happy Birthday to Our Own Britta Siemen!

Happy Birthday to Our Own Britta Siemen!

Happy birthday to one of Middle-earth News’ finest! Our own Britta Siemen celebrates her 25th birthday today! Around these parts, we call her “Tolkien Britta” and she’s known for her gaming articles as well as […]

New York Tolkien Conference

New York Tolkien Conference

Saturday, June 13th 2015 | 10 a.m. – 5 p.m Baruch College (55 Lexington Ave at 24th St) New York, NY 10010 This summer you are welcome to attend a Tolkien Conference in New York at Baruch […]

T-shirt Giveaway for Tolkien Reading Day!

T-shirt Giveaway for Tolkien Reading Day!

Tolkien Reading Day is celebrated on March 25 each year. Organized by the Tolkien Society in 2003, Tolkien Reading Day is an opportunity for fans to promote the life and works of J. R. R. […]