Showing posts with label # lecture. Show all posts
Showing posts with label # lecture. Show all posts

07 December 2018

Shawn Farquhar's PB&J European tour

From Shawn Farquhar's Facebook page:

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02 December 2018

Rounding the Western rings in December 2018

Confirm details about dates and locations by visiting each club's website.


CityClubEvent(s)
Calgary, ABRing 66 (Calgary Magic Circle, Les Brocklesby Ring)- N/A
Edmonton, ABEdmonton Magic Club- N/A
Winnipeg, MBThe Magic Club of Winnipeg- SYM Christmas party
Fraser Valley, BCIBM Ring 387 (Fraser Valley Magic Circle, Celeste Evans Ring)- N/A
Vancouver, BCRing 92 (Vancouver Magic Circle)- N/A
Vancouver, BCSAM 95  (Carl Hemeon Assembly)- N/A
Victoria, BCRing 183 (Victoria Magic Circle)  - Round table


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Rounding the Central rings in December 2018

Does the London Magician's Guild have a new web address?


Confirm details about dates and locations by visiting each club's website.


Montreal, QCRing 62 (20th Century Ring)- TBA.
Hamilton, ONRing 49 (The Doug Henning Magic Wand Club)- Christmas treats.
London, ONRing 265 (London Magician's Guild)- TBA.
Kitchener, ONRing 235 (The Caesar Hat & Wand Magic Circle)- Annual holiday banquet.
Ottawa, ONRing 151 (Ottawa Society of Magicians)- TBA
Ottawa, ONOttawa / Gatineau magicians- Christmas party and pot-luck.
Toronto, ONRing 17 (Sid Lorraine Hat and Rabbit Club)- Browser's Den of Magic visit
- Dinner at Mandarin


Please leave a comment or email me about corrections or omissions.

Rounding the Eastern rings in December 2018

Does anybody have current information to share about the Magic Circle of St. John?

Confirm details about dates and locations by visiting each club's website.



Halifax, NSRing 316 (Conjourer's Court) - Visit their Facebook page
St. John, NBMagic Circle of St. John- TBA


Please leave a comment or email me about corrections or omissions.

28 November 2018

Toronto: Chris Mayhew lecture

From the Browser's Den of Magic:
Sunday, December 9

Chris Mayhew enters. And magic mayhem follows. He will disarm you, charm you, and make you laugh out loud with his uniquely entertaining brand of magic.

Magic is not only a profession for Chris Mayhew, it's a way of life. Throughout the past decade Chris Mayhew has developed a beautifully unique way to create, perform and entertain with magic, which has garnered him a reputation worldwide.

This lecture will enhance your repertoire with new twists on classic plots like Triumph, Ambitious Card, Anniversary Waltz, and Colour Change in Spectator’s Hand. Chris will also reinvigorate your imagination with fantastic new and visual ideas that will have your brain ticking long after the lecture is over. By the end of this special event you will be enlightened with some inspiring thoughts, be refreshed on old and new plots, and filled with memories of a thoroughly enjoyable time with Chris Mayhew.

Read more and buy tickets.

27 November 2018

Montreal: Nathan Kranzo lecture

From Montreal Magic Jam:
Tues Nov 27

Nathan’s original magic creations have been published in national and worldwide publications like Magic Magazine, Genii Magazine, The Penumbra, Antinomy, Channel One and The Linking Ring Magazine. Nathan has performed and lectured all over the US, Europe and Asia.
Nathan was a consultant for Penn and Teller’s NBC special “Off The Deep End”. Nathan was featured on the SyFy show Wizard Wars. He received a standing ovation on NBC’s America’s Got Talent”. And most recently Nathan appeared on #1 Chinese television show “The Amazing Magicians” in China.

NATHAN KRANZO IS BACK with an ALL NEW LECTURE. DON’T YOU MISS THE FUN. CHECK OUT WHAT HE’s GOING TO TRY TO STUFF INTO THIS LECTURE!!!!!!

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22 November 2018

The "FOOL US" Experience - TAKE TWO!

From Michael Close:
The response to the first Fool Us webinar was overwhelmingly enthusiastic. We’ve received many emails from people who missed it asking how they can view it. So...we’re going to hold the live webinar again on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at 9 p.m. EST. This is not a rebroadcast. This will be a new, live program. I will cover the material from the first webinar and will include questions I did not get to the first time.

Read more and register.

13 November 2018

"FOOL US" Experience Webinar

From Michael Close:
On Wednesday, November 14, 2018, at 9 p.m. EST, I will host an hour-long webinar to discuss Penn & Teller: Fool Us. This webinar will be of particular interest to those of you who are considering auditioning for season six (which will tape the last week of February and the first week of March).

Webinar only $5.00 USD

What we’ll cover...
I will give you some background on the show, explain what has to be accomplished during your time in Vegas (an amazing amount has to get done during a brief period of time), analyze some of the restrictions imposed by the medium of television and the venue, and discuss strategies to maximize your chance of being selected.   

In addition, attendees will have the opportunity to submit questions. I will get to as many of these as time allows. The information you will receive at this webinar will save you time and money, and it will provide you with helpful advice and will clarify for you exactly what the Fool Us experience is all about.

Read more and register.

12 November 2018

Toronto: Mahdi Gilbert workshop

DM Mahdi to learn more.

From the Twitter feed of Mahdi The Magician:
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30 October 2018

Rounding the Western rings in November 2018

Confirm details about dates and locations by visiting each club's website.




CityClubEvent(s)
Calgary, ABRing 66 (Calgary Magic Circle, Les Brocklesby Ring)- Rudy Coby lecture
Edmonton, ABEdmonton Magic Club- Rudy Coby lecture
Winnipeg, MBThe Magic Club of Winnipeg- Rudy Coby lecture
Fraser Valley, BCIBM Ring 387 (Fraser Valley Magic Circle, Celeste Evans Ring)- Rudy Coby lecture
- Third Monday Magic.
- Christmas banquet
Vancouver, BCRing 92 (Vancouver Magic Circle)- TBA
Vancouver, BCSAM 95  (Carl Hemeon Assembly)- TBA
Victoria, BCRing 183 (Victoria Magic Circle)  - Tricky Tuesday at the Mint
- Rudy Coby lecture


Please leave a comment or e-mail me about corrections or omissions.

Rounding the Central rings in November 2018

Confirm details about dates and locations by visiting each club's website.




Montreal, QCRing 62 (20th Century Ring)- TBA.
Hamilton, ONRing 49 (The Doug Henning Magic Wand Club)- Member choice night.
London, ONRing 265 (London Magician's Guild)- TBA.
Kitchener, ONRing 235 (The Caesar Hat & Wand Magic Circle)- Round table discussion.
Ottawa, ONRing 151 (Ottawa Society of Magicians)- CHEO Charity Show  Children’s Show.
- Pub night.
Ottawa, ONOttawa / Gatineau magicians- TBA
Toronto, ONRing 17 (Sid Lorraine Hat and Rabbit Club)- Chris Westfall lecture
- Browser's club meeting
- Rudy Coby lecture
- Browser's Anniversary party


Please leave a comment or email me about corrections or omissions.

Rounding the Eastern rings in November 2018

Does anybody have current information to share about the Magic Circle of St. John?

Confirm details about dates and locations by visiting each club's website.




Halifax, NSRing 316 (Conjourer's Court) - Visit their Facebook page
St. John, NBMagic Circle of St. John- TBA


Please leave a comment or email me about corrections or omissions.

26 October 2018

Toronto: Rudy Coby lecture

From Eventbrite:
14 November

Rudy Coby, also known as "Labman," is one of the most creative and bizarre comedic magician working today.

In the early 1990s, Coby appeared in several small theatrical live shows, and on broadcast television, where he delivered two unforgettable specials, “Rudy Coby: Coolest Magician on Earth,” and “Rudy Coby: Ridiculously Dangerous.” He is known for delivering eclectic and original comedic performances, of which stage magic plays a large part. He also works closely with rock musician and film director Marilyn Manson.

In the mid-1990s, Coby and his troupe of illusionist comrades performed in the Gem Theatre in downtown Detroit for an unprecedented thirteen weeks, thanks to his impressive cult following, and overwhelmingly positive local media support.

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25 October 2018

Registration is open for the 2019 3 of Clubs convention!

From Eventbrite:
The 3 of Clubs Convention gets a new coat of paint in 2019 - restoring the original aim of the Vancouver Magic Circle’s long-standing “Weekend of Magic” to unite the magic community with education and excellence of internationally-renowned talent without breaking the bank!

The Vancouver Magic Circle is thrilled by the return of our very own Billy Hsueh and Alex Zander to spearhead this year’s convention once again. Ring 92’s last 3 of Clubs in 2016 at the “Pink Palace” in Surrey reinvigorated what a local convention could be, and they’re doing it again! But this time it’s even bigger, even better, and even cheaper!

We don’t know how.. but they’ve done it!
With an all-time low early-bird registration rate of only $75 for all 3 days (same early bird rate available to all 3 Clubs) our 2019 convention will be the most affordable in YEARS!
Read more and buy tickets.


From Shawn Farquhar's Facebook page:






19 October 2018

Bill Abbott and The Evasons at the FREE Well Attended Summit

William Rader has produced the Well Attended Summit, something similar to David DaVinci's Magic Master Summit.


From the Well Attended Summit:
November 1 – 4, 2018

20+ professional entertainers, producers, and actors are sharing their secrets on how to be successful. You’ll learn step-by-step marketing strategies, how to book more gigs, how to sell out shows, and more.


Thursday, November 1, 2018
Thom Britton – The Steps to Become a Full Time Theater Performer
Bill Abbott – Personalizing Your Presentations & Selling Products
David Serero – Achieving Success Against All Odds
Gary Berg – How to Find and Work with an Agent
David DaVinci – How to Leverage Your Talent to Get Free Publicity

Friday, November 2, 2018
Bill Gladwell – The Benefits of Performing in Tourist Destinations
Brad Shur – How to Get Your Show Booked in a Theater
Dan Holzman – Creating a Successful Act Lasting Over 30 Years
David Parr – Finding Your Creative Voice and Developing New Material
Philip Peredo – How to Secure Investor Funding and ROI Strategies

Saturday, November 3, 2018
Paul Draper – Get on TV and Get Celebrity Endorsements
Art Grueneberger – How to Make $250,000 a Year with Corporate Contracts
Freya West – How to Diversify Your Income and Make a Living with Burlesque
Matt Marberry – Producing Multiple Shows Across the Country
Peter Boie – Making a Living with College Shows

Sunday, November 4, 2018
Brad Montgomery – The Secrets to Increasing Your Bookings
Evasons – How the Mentalist Duo Books Their Act in Various Markets
JC Sum – How to Use the Trinity of Success to Build you Career
Peter Michael Marino – How to Perform and Get Reviews at Fringe Festivals
Marty Wilson – Tapping into the Wisdom of Your Network
Joe Diamond – Marketing Strategies to Sell Out Shows

Read more and register for FREE.

17 October 2018

Toronto: Chris Philpott lecture

From the Browser's Den of Magic:
Sunday, October 21, 2018

My goodness we are excited to announce that Chris Philpott will be giving a rare lecture here at our shop!

He is the inventor of many very popular magic effects you have seen on so many shows. Including: The 100th Monkey; Babel; Pantheon; Spellcaster; French Postcards; Tossed Out Book Test.

Mr. Philpott has created and scripted magic for: Derren Brown, Justin Willman, Cyril Takayama, Steve Valentine,Aiden Sinclair and two of America's Got Talent finalists, David Leeman & The Clairvoyants).

The performance of his 100th Monkey on AGT received a standing ovation and over 13 million YouTube views.

When Dan Harlan was asked "On the topic of Penguin lectures, what's been your most memorable moment" he replied " Chris Philpott...He brought the most dramatic presentations, things where you really cared about what was going on...Just so well thought. So smart"

But there is much more to Chris then a creator of magic. Chris Philpott is an award-winning screenwriter and director who lives and works in L.A. He has written and directed three feature films.


Read more and buy tickets.

11 October 2018

Toronto: Al Grose - Off The Table

From the Browser's Den of Magic:
Date: Sunday, October 14, 2018
Time: 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Location: Browser's Den of Magic, 3220 Dufferin St. Unit 19 A.
Cost to AttendAny $ Amount Donation for Oscar Munoz's Son Fund
Please read this special Note from Al Grose:
Dear Magical Friends,
For those who don’t know me my name is Al Grose.  I am not famous, nor am I wealthy.  I am a Magician who loves performing, creating, and sharing magic.  Anyone who has ever met me knows all I ever want to do is share magic.  I’m ironic. I’m the magician who wants to share his secrets. 
I have conducted a number of workshops for Browser’s Den. I have never asked for a penny to conduct them. I do them for the love of magic, and the friendships that incur as a result of the time spent with magical friends. 
On October 14th 2018, I am inviting you to come join me for a workshop called “Off the Table.” The reason I call my presentations workshops as opposed to lectures is because not all the material is mine, and as such I will not claim originality to all the effects. The theme in all of them is you will not require a table nor a close up mat for any of the effects.  I don’t sell lecture notes nor DVD’s.  Not because I can’t, but rather because I’m too lazy :) to make them.  That being said, feel free to write, photograph and/or tape any segment you’d like to hopefully use.  I will cover coins, cards, rubber bands and a little mind reading.  I’d also like to share some presentations of items no doubt you already own, but never thought of using in front of an audience.  And if there’s any move or sleight you’ve been wondering about, please yell it out so we can all improve.
This particular workshop is a little different. I will be asking a fee for this one. How much you pay, you decide. You see, I’m not keeping the money.  Not a penny.  I’m asking you to open your hearts to help a friend of mine.  And I’m sure he’s a friend of yours too; the incredible Oscar Munoz. Oscar’s son Benjamin narrowly escaped an Apartment Fire in his hometown of San Marcos Texas. Oscar is trying to raise $50 000.00 to cover surgery costs for Ben. 
I don’t believe I need to say more. If Oscar has ever made you smile, laugh or be amazed return the feeling to him and help in any way you can.

Read more.

03 October 2018

Rounding the Western rings in October 2018

Confirm details about dates and locations by visiting each club's website.



CityClubEvent(s)
Calgary, ABRing 66 (Calgary Magic Circle, Les Brocklesby Ring)- TBA
Edmonton, ABEdmonton Magic Club- TBA
Winnipeg, MBThe Magic Club of Winnipeg- TBA
Fraser Valley, BCIBM Ring 387 (Fraser Valley Magic Circle, Celeste Evans Ring)- Hallowe'en themed general meeting.
- Third Monday Magic.
Vancouver, BCRing 92 (Vancouver Magic Circle)- TBA
Vancouver, BCSAM 95  (Carl Hemeon Assembly)- TBA
Victoria, BCRing 183 (Victoria Magic Circle)  - Round table.


Please leave a comment or e-mail me about corrections or omissions.

Rounding the Central rings in October 2018

Confirm details about dates and locations by visiting each club's website.



Montreal, QCRing 62 (20th Century Ring)- TBA.
Hamilton, ONRing 49 (The Doug Henning Magic Wand Club)- Peter Mennie lecture.
London, ONRing 265 (London Magician's Guild)- Magic history and rubber band workshop.
Kitchener, ONRing 235 (The Caesar Hat & Wand Magic Circle)- Graemazing lecture.
Ottawa, ONRing 151 (Ottawa Society of Magicians)- TBA.
Ottawa, ONOttawa / Gatineau magicians- TBA
Toronto, ONRing 17 (Sid Lorraine Hat and Rabbit Club)- Quentin Reynolds lecture.
(also Chris Philpott lecture at Browser's)


Please leave a comment or email me about corrections or omissions.

Rounding the Eastern rings in October 2018

Does anybody have current information to share about the Magic Circle of St. John?

Confirm details about dates and locations by visiting each club's website.



Halifax, NSRing 316 (Conjourer's Court) - Visit their Facebook page
St. John, NBMagic Circle of St. John- TBA


Please leave a comment or email me about corrections or omissions.