28 November 2015

Montreal: Michael Weber lecture and workshop

It looks like Michael Weber will make his way from Toronto to Montreal!

From the Montreal Magic Jam:
When: Tuesday Dec 15

When: Wed Dec 16

Hello everyone,
Our next lecturer is someone we have always wanted to bring to Montreal, so it is our pleasure to announce the Michael Weber will be presenting both a lecture and workshop in Montreal on Dec 15 and 16. Places are limited, so register soon!

Read more and buy tickets.

27 November 2015

Quebec City: CAMaraderie 2016 update

We've previously mentioned the upcoming CAMaraderie convention and that it is teaming up with the fabulous Festival de Magie.

Here's an update on CAMaraderie 2016 from Jean-Luc Rivard:
CAMaraderie 2016 in QUEBEC CITY , Canada - April 21 to 24, 2016

Hosting : 

  • Jeff McBride 
  • Harry Allen 
  • SHIN LIM  
  • CHRISTIAN SCHENCK ( the Phoenix deck guy )  
  • Michel Huot  
  • Marc Trudel 
  • Yannick Lacroix 
A seat will be assigned on a first come first serve basis. The sooner you register, the closer your seat will be to the stage.  

CAMaraderie 2016 in QUEBEC CITY , Canada - April 21 to 24, 2016 . 
From 21 to 24 April 2016, the team of the Quebec Magic Festival is pleased to be holding CAMaraderie 2016 for the first time in Quebec City , CANADA !  

In this new edition of the camaraderie you get access to: 
All lectures and shows associated with CAMaraderie will take place in English, with the exception of the bilingual gala to be held at the Capitole. 

  • 10 world-class conferences; 
  • 2 magic shows; 
  • 1 magic competitions; 
  • 1 gala winners; 
  • 1 great magic gala; 
and many more. 

Take advantage of special prices if you are members of the CAM or by purchasing your package before January 1

You can find information on our Web site 

Toronto: Jenny Parsons at "Magic Tonight"

Confirm details by visiting Abracadabaret.com

Click for details.

Toronto (Sun):  Jenny Parsons

James Alan, over at Abracadaberet, has kindly offered the readers of Canada's Magic a coupon code for 50% off tickets to "Magic Tonight!"  Use the coupon code cmagic when you buy your tickets for Magic Tonight to receive your discount*.

* Offer is subject to change without notice.  Canada's Magic earns a commission when you use the coupon code cmagic.

26 November 2015

PCAM 2015 contest winners

The winners of the 12 contest categories from PCAM 2015 have been posted at PCAM 2015.

Congratulations to the gold medal winners:

  • Hannah & Haley Biane
  • Theo Chattra
  • Elliott Hofferth
  • Ben Eskenazi
  • Jeff Christensen
  • Jim Vines
  • Steve Hamilton
  • Gwyn Auger
  • Christopher Lopez 

Winners of the "Bag O Tricks" competition:

  • Joe Turner and Glen Labarre

Winner of the One Hand Cut-A-Thon

  • Matthew Jones

Visit PCAM 2015 to see the group photos taken by John Smithman Photography.

25 November 2015

Happy fifth blogiversary to me!

Five years ago today, this blog was born!

Thanks to you wonderful people who have supported this project!  More than 2,328 posts have been published, and well over 84,900 page loads have been served (over 390265 by Blogger's count).  One hundred and twenty-four of you have given us your thumbs-up on Facebook, more than 890 of you are following along on Twitter (12,900 tweets and counting!), and approximately 80 of you have subscribed to this site's feed.  The bulk of you are Canadian, and I'm delighted to see visitors from United States, France, the United Kingdom, Vietnam, Ireland and the list goes on.

There are so many of you doing such a fabulous job of making magic a priority in this great country!

A special thanks to:

My continued thanks to all of you!