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31 August 2020

Top 5 posts in August 2020

 There were 20 posts at Canada's Magic last month.  Here are the 5 most viewed posts in the past 30 days:

5. Broken wand: Paul Wildbaum - Our thoughts are with Paul's family and friends at this time.
4. Clinton Gray on Penn and Teller's "Fool Us" - Congratulations Clinton!
3. First magic performance in Canada? - Well, in what is now considered to be Canada.
2. Did you know that Harry Potter performed in Canada in 1858? - Canadian magic trivia brought to you by a US transplant.

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1. "Illusions: The Art of Magic" in Apollo Magazine  - A fabulous exhibit at the AGO.  Visit if you can.

31 July 2020

Top 5 posts in July 2020

There were 23+ posts at Canada's Magic last month.  Here are the 5 most viewed posts in the past 30 days:



5. Broken Wand: Evelyn Matlin - Our thoughts are with Evelyn's family and friends at this time.
4. Shezam with Carisa Hendrix and Kayla Drescher - Carisa and Kayla have been busy since March.
3. A safe place to scream into the void - In case you need to scream into the void.
2. Big news from The Browser's Den of Magic - The shop is open now, no appointment necessary.

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1. Sad news from The Browser's Den of Magic - Our condolences to Shawna's friends and family.

30 June 2020

Top 5 posts in June 2020

There were 25+ posts at Canada's Magic last month.  Here are the 5 most viewed posts in the past 30 days:


5. [Day 92] Because I'm too tired to contact each of you individually - Sending you all virtual applause and gasps of astonishment.
4. A safe place to scream into the void - A place to vent your frustrations anonymously.
3. David Ben and Julie Eng in "College Of Magic's Anniversary Show" (June 27) - So many talented people working together.
2. Michael Kras in the Hamilton Arts Council Online Performance Series - Magicians have so many talents!

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1. Carisa Hendrix and Billy Kidd in a magical "drop the brush" - Getting show ready has never been so much fun!

31 May 2020

Top 5 posts in May 2020

There were 25+ posts at Canada's Magic last month.  Here are the 5 most viewed posts in the past 30 days:

5. Remembering Roy Horn - A huge loss to the magic community.
4. Penn & Teller: Try This at Home - May 18 - I haven't had a chance to see this yet.  How was it?
3. Lucy Darling Live Stream Friday May 15th - This was a lot of fun!
2. New video project for Canadian magicians - The finished product was fabulous!  Well done everyone and fabulous idea Brent and Sarah!  Have a look at the Magic in Canada video and donate to Food Banks Canada.

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1. Darcy Oake in The Sunday Post - Darcy's eagerly awaiting his UK tour dates!

30 April 2020

Top 5 posts in April 2020

There were 20+ posts at Canada's Magic last month.  Here are the 5 most viewed posts in the past 30 days:

5. International Stars of Magic show livestream April 15 - The first in a series.  Keep an eye on the Greg Frewin Theatre YouTube channel for more great shows!
4. [Guest post] "What can I do?" - A great list of things to keep you occupied!
3. The Browser's Den of Magic online magic competition - Deadline for entry is fast approaching.
2. Julie Eng interviewed by Richard Crouse - Richard's first interview from "Isolation Studios."

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1. Darcy Oake in The Sunday Post - Darcy's eagerly awaiting his UK tour dates!

31 March 2020

Top 5 posts in March 2020

There were 30+ posts at Canada's Magic last month.  Here are the 5 most viewed posts in the past 30 days:

5. Tennessee: 5th Annual Conjuror Community Summit - Keep an eye on their website for changes and additions!
4. David Ben, Julie Eng, and James Alan promoting #IllusionsAGO - Maybe they'll extend the dates for this fabulous exhibition?
3. Darcy Oake in The Sunday Post - Check Darcy's website for his revised UK tour dates.
2. Apply now for the 2020 CNE Rising Star competition - Are you looking forward to the summer?

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1. Breaking news: Allan Slaight Relief Fund for Professional Magicians - With tremendous thanks to the Slaight Family Foundation for their generosity!

29 February 2020

Top 5 posts in February 2020

There were 30+ posts at Canada's Magic last month.  Here are the 5 most viewed posts in the past 30 days:


5. Toronto: Mario the Maker Magician - By all accounts, this is sure to be an incredible experience!
4. Rounding the Western rings in February 2020 - Lots happening on our west coast!
3. David Ben in the Globe and Mail - Did you hear David's talk at the AGO last Wednesday?  I'd love to hear your thoughts!
2. Niagara Falls and Forest: Peter Mennie - Look for more shows from Peter in March!

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1. Random thoughts about the Carisa Hendrix Ring 17 lecture - I had a fabulous time at this lecture.  I hope you'll get a chance to see her lecture too!

31 January 2020

Top 5 posts in January 2020

There were 35+ posts at Canada's Magic last month.  Here are the 5 most viewed posts in the past 30 days:

5. Burlington: Billy Kidd at the Burlington Comedy Festival - Catch Billy Kidd in Burlington.
4. Canadians at Blackpool 2020 - Please report back often from Blackpool!
3. Canada's Magic in The Linking Ring - What an honour! I'm beyond chuffed and definitely a little verklempt.
2. Chilliwack: Shawn Farquhar's Cabaret of Wonders XVII - XIX - These things sell out quickly.  Get your tickets now!

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1. FISM Quebec: December newsletter - The deadline to register to compete is rapidly approaching!

30 November 2019

Top 5 posts in November 2019

There were 30+ posts at Canada's Magic last month.  Here are the 5 most viewed posts in the past 30 days:


5. Montreal: Guy Camirand Day! - Love it when we make time to celebrate Canada's fabulous talent.  If anyone has photos to share from the event, please send them this way.
4. Calgary: The Amazing Johnathan documentary - Is the documentary as good as it sounds?
3. Chris Ramsay, green backed cards, and cardistry - What a great video.
2. 2019 "Holiday Magic" - Dick Joiner, Richard Forget, Nathaniel Rankin, and The Arestovs are over half way through their fundraising tour.  Great work everyone!

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1. The 2019 "Readers' Choice Inspirational Canadian Magician of the Year" award - Nominations are closed.  Thank you to everyone who nominated a wonderful field of magicians!

31 October 2019

Top 5 posts in October 2019

There were 35+ posts at Canada's Magic last month.  Here are the 5 most viewed posts in the past 30 days:


5. Toronto: Asi Wind Jam Session and Hangout! - Sounds like a great time was had by all.
4. Ontario Week of Wonder recap - By all accounts it was definitely a wonderful week!
3. Toronto: Win tickets to see "The Harrowing of Brimstone McReedy" - Thanks again to the Eldritch Theatre for offering this wonderful prize!
2. October 2019 sale: 30% off yearly sponsorship rates! - Today's the last day folks.

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1.Win tickets to see "The Art of Magic with Asi Wind" - Thanks again to the Toronto Magic Company for offering this wonderful prize!

30 September 2019

Top 5 posts in September 2019

There were 35+ posts at Canada's Magic last month.  Here are the 5 most viewed posts in the past 30 days:

5. Masters of Illusion Canadian dates for 2020 - Got your tickets yet? 
4. "The Lucky Dragon Tour" with Piff the Magic Dragon - Who's a lucky dragon?
3. Mississauga: Beyond Mental Borders with Chris Westfall - So, how was the show?
2. Toronto Magic Club Town Hall - Sorry to have missed this one.

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1. Lucy Darling on Penn and Teller's "Fool Us" - Way to go Carisa!

31 August 2019

Top 5 posts in August 2019

There were 30+ posts at Canada's Magic last month.  Here are the 5 most viewed posts in the past 30 days:




5. Toronto: Take classes with Jeff Hinchliffe - Stand alone classes with a fabulous teacher.

4. AGT Quarterfinals: Sentimental wildcard - Congratulations to The Sentimentalists!
3. Drescher and Hendrix at the Magic Castle - Sounds like an amazing night of magic!
2. Toronto: Golden Age of Magic - Something magical to look forward to in 2020!

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1. Magic at the 2019 Edmonton Fringe - There was a lot of magic at this year's Fringe!

31 July 2019

Top 5 posts in July 2019

There were 34+ posts at Canada's Magic last month.  Here are the 5 most viewed posts in the past 30 days:



5. Video: Shawn Farquhar Fool Us REVEALED - Proving time and time again that "reveal" videos really do attract attention.

4. Kitchener Waterloo Secret Show V - How exactly does one market a secret show?
3. Review: Indulgence with Lucy Darling - Read all about Magicana's most recent Canadian Rising Star.
2. Saint John: Kent Axell Lecture - Should be a great lecture!

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1. Exciting news from Chris Ramsay - Look out Hollywood!  Here comes Chris!

04 July 2019

Top 5 posts in June 2019

There were 25+ posts at Canada's Magic last month.  Here are the 5 most viewed posts in the past 30 days:


5. Congratulations to the 2018 Canadian Rising Star - Congratulations Carisa Hendrix!

4. Laval: David Acer at Le Cabaret C - Life is a cabaret, old chum.
3. Billy Kidd in the Vegas News - Congratulations on the success of "Making Magic."
2. Gander and Cornerbrook: Piff The Magic Dragon - Are you going to the show tonight?

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1. Nick Wallace on AGT 2019 - Looking forward to seeing what else Nick has up his sleeve.

31 May 2019

The top 5 posts in May 2019

There were 37+ posts at Canada's Magic this month.  Here are the 5 most viewed posts in the past 30 days:

5. Video: Shawn Farquhar Fool Us REVEALED - The people want to know!

4. Windsor and London: Keith Brown hits the Fringe - Catch Keith at not one, but two fringe festivals!
3. Gordon Precious, world record holder - Congratulations Gordon, and happy belated birthday!
2. Chilliwack: Cabaret of Wonders XVI with Chris Funk - Look for more Chris Funk in BC!

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1. Welcoming a new Friend: Gwyn Auger - Thank you Gwyn.  Congratulations on your recent solo performance!

30 April 2019

The top 5 posts in April 2019

There were 45+ posts at Canada's Magic this month.  (Can you tell it was a live-blogging month?)  Here are the 5 most viewed posts in the past 30 days:


5. London: Magic at the Marienbad - A monthly event with a different line-up every month!
4. Chris Ramsay and Xavier Caffrey in the National Post - Nice to see magic in the main stream press.
3. Browser's Magic Bash 2019 recap  - Another fabulous event in the books!
2. Video: Shawn Farquhar Fool Us REVEALED - The people want to know!

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1. Toronto: The Carnival of Wonders - This sounded like quite the event!

31 March 2019

The top 5 posts in March 2019

There were 30+ posts at Canada's Magic this month.  Here are the 5 most viewed posts in the past 30 days:

5. Mission: Matt Johnson lecture - It's coming up in a week!
4. Carisa Hendrix nominated for Stage Magician of the Year by the AMA - Good luck Lucy!
3. Remembering Johnny Thompson - Thank you to everyone who shared a memory.
2. Toronto: Illusion show with Ryan Brown - Catch Ryan at the Browser's Bash in April!

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1. Shin Lim in the Huffington Post - An oldie but a goodie.

28 February 2019

The top 5 posts in February 2019

There were 30+ posts at Canada's Magic this month.  Here are the 5 most viewed posts in the past 30 days:



5. Toronto: Nicholas Wallace in The Art of Magic - There's one more The Art of Magic left. Catch it while you can!
4. Calgary: Carisa Hendrix at the Deerfoot Inn & Casino - Any show reviews to share?
3. Victoria: A Night of Alumni Entertainment - April 5 is coming up fast!
2. Toronto: Talent announced for the 2019 Browser's Bash - So much talent in one day!
Including: Suzanne, Chris Capehart, Paul Richards, The Outerbridges, Dick Joiner, Ryan Brown, Garrett Thomas, James Harrison, Jacque Swan, Robert & Scott Presswood, Andrew Woo, Jenny Parsons, and Chris Bruce.  What a lineup!

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1. Michael Close Webinar: The Truth about Lying (take 2) - How fabulous was it?

31 January 2019

The top 5 posts in January 2019

There were 43+ posts at Canada's Magic this month.  Here are the 5 most viewed posts in the past 30 days:


5. Toronto: Talent announced for the 2019 Browser's Bash -  Including: Chris Capehart, Paul Richards, The Outerbridges, Dick Joiner, Ryan Brown, Garrett Thomas, James Harrison, Jacque Swan, Robert & Scott Presswood, Andrew Woo, Jenny Parsons, and Chris Bruce.  What a lineup!
4. Sleightly Sketchy: #FemaleMagician - Are you #PartOfTheSolution?
3. Toronto: Free magic club - That was last month's.  Don't forget there's one coming up this Saturday.  Thank you Jeff, for your support of the magic community!
2. MagicTube - Hopefully they'll add more Canadians.

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1. Toronto: Michel Huot lecture - So, how was it?

30 December 2018

The top 5 posts in December 2018

There were 35+ posts at Canada's Magic this month.  Here are the 5 most viewed posts in the past 30 days:

5. Random thoughts on "Champions of Magic" - So. Much. Fun!  Catch the Champions of Magic at The Bluma Appel Theatre through to January 6, 2019.  Tickets through Ticketmaster.
4. Toronto: Kayla Drescher lecture - Looking forward to this!
3. Jeff Pinsky - honourary life member of Ring 17 - Thank you Jeff, for your support of the magic community!
2. Toronto: Win tickets to see "Champions of Magic" - Thank you for playing and a special thank you to Starvox Entertainment for making the prize available!

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1. Vote now for the 2018 Readers' Choice award - View the results now!