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Showing posts with label Shane Cobalt. Show all posts
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26 April 2017

Shane Cobalt at the Magic Castle until April 30th

From Shane Cobalt's Facebook page:

This week, April 24-30, I will be performing at the World Famous Magic Castle in Hollywood, California! I will be in the early parlor for those interested.

27 March 2017

Shane Cobalt on Erdnase

From Shane Cobalt's Facebook page:
I just wrote this as a comment to someone asking "Who's Erdnase" and thought it might be interesting to a wider audience.

Let's pretend this is a real question.

The first answer, which will assume you know about the book and are just looking for the identity, is still a mystery. As it stands, I am of the mindset that Marty Demarest has found the most current convincing candidate with Wilbur Edgarton Sanders. However, everyone is speculating and as Erdnase never actually came to get the books from the printer, I believe we are in a position where we may never truly know with 100% certainty who Erdnase truly was. Unfortunate really.

That being said, let's assume you are asking the greater over arching question that many new to the field ask. What/Who is Erdnase (all about).

A relatively small book was published in 1902 under the name S.W. Erdnase. A pseudonym name we assume of the author.

While there is a lot of mystery and searching going on regarding who he was, let's discuss what the book is, why it's important, and what you can expect from it.

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01 March 2016

Rounding the Central rings in March 2016

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



Montreal, QCRing 62 (20th Century Ring)- Meetup.
Hamilton, ONRing 49 (The Doug Henning Magic Wand Club)- TBA
London, ONRing 265 (London Magician's Guild)- Round robin.
Kitchener, ONRing 235 (The Caesar Hat & Wand Magic Circle)- TBA
- Junior members: Learn the basics for Ventriloquism
Ottawa, ONRing 151 (Ottawa Society of Magicians)- Stand-up Magic
- Initiation Shows
Ottawa, ONOttawa / Gatineau magicians- TBA
Toronto, ONRing 17 (Sid Lorraine Hat and Rabbit Club)- Shane Cobalt lecture.


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

25 February 2016

Toronto: Shane Cobalt Lecture

March 3rd

Have you ever attended a magic convention or general get-together and felt a touch out of place?

In this lecture, Shane Cobalt will be exploring the rarely talked about subject of perspective in magic. Using personal anecdotes, magical demonstrations, and some really crazy stories, you will learn how you can break through the web of secrecy to get closer to your personal magic goals.

You can expect to hear about:
-What YOU Bring to the Table!
-What is Good Enough?
-To Gaff or Not to Gaff... and the miracles that go with it!
-Is It Mine? And other questions on crediting.

The lecture will be interactive in nature. Attendees will have the opportunity to dictate much of the material performed during the lecture. Aside from performing effects from his personal repertoire, Shane will also have a very limited number of handcrafted items for sale.

There will be an open Q and A following the lecture. 
Shane Cobalt started his journey in magic at The Browser's Den of Magic in Toronto, Canada. After years of reading, practicing, and performing, Shane was the 3rd recipient of The Len Cooper Memorial Award. Following this he was one of the first recipients of the Tony Eng Youth Fund. 
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28 January 2016

Shane Cobalt at Belfast MagiCon 2016

Shane Cobalt will be performing at Belfast MagiCon 2016.

From Belfast MagiCon 2016:

Belfast MagiCon 2016 is being held in the Ramada Encore Hotel, Belfast. The dates for the convention are Friday 29th April, Saturday 30th April and Sunday 1st May 2016.

 An extra special event, Roberto Giobbi's Dai Vernon seminar will be taking place on bank holiday Monday 2nd May 2016. For anybody wishing to attend this event please get in touch asap to secure your space. Details can be found on our headliner page.

Read more and register.

03 July 2015

Montreal Magic Jam's 10th Anniversary Party

We’re having a party and you’re invited. For less than the price of a regular lecture, you’ll get a FULL DAY of magic, including many exclusive lectures and performances, and tons of prizes to win, including a free gift from Murphy’s Magic for every attendee.
EVENTS
  • A Montreal Magic Jam exclusive mini-talk on the history of magic (more details soon)
  • Modern Magic Preview Performance
  • A performance by the Montreal Magic Jam 

Read more and buy tickets.

02 October 2014

Rounding the Ontario rings in October

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

Hamilton, ONRing 49 (The Doug Henning Magic Wand Club) - n/a
London, ONRing 265 (London Magician's Guild)- Corporate strolling.
Kitchener, ONRing 235 (The Caesar Hat & Wand Magic Circle)- Shane Cobalt lecture
Ottawa, ONRing 151 (Ottawa Society of Magicians) David Kaplan lecture
Ottawa, ONOttawa / Gatineau magicians- Lecture.
Toronto, ONRing 17 (Sid Lorraine Hat and Rabbit Club) - David Kaplan lecture
 
Please leave a comment or e-mail me about corrections or omissions.

29 September 2013

Rounding the Ontario rings in October

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

Hamilton, ONRing 49 (The Doug Henning Magic Wand Club) - cards and coins
London, ONRing 265 (London Magician's Guild)- schemes, swindles and scams
Kitchener, ONRing 235 (The Caesar Hat & Wand Magic Circle)- Shane Cobalt lecture
Ottawa, ONRing 151 (Ottawa Society of Magicians) - n/a
Ottawa, ONOttawa / Gatineau magicians- n/a
Toronto, ONRing 17 (Sid Lorraine Hat and Rabbit Club) Tyler Wilson lecture
 

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

26 February 2013

Review: Shane Cobalt lecture

From The Browser's Den blog:
Shane Cobalt is a dedicated "student" of magic in the very best, truest sense of the word.

During his two hours-plus lecture given to a full room at The Browser's Den he demonstrated it repeatedly through his passion for magic, his commitment to advancing the Art and his encouragement of those less experienced than himself.

Shane promised that "everyone will be able to walk away with something you can do" and that his lecture would contain "no crap". He fulfilled those promises admirably while presenting a mixture of his favourite easy and more demanding card effects as well as a couple outstanding coin moves for good measure.

Read more.

08 January 2013

Toronto: Shane Cobalt lecture

From The Browser's Den:
Shane Cobalt Lecture at the Browser's Den of Magic

Sunday February 17th, 2013

Folks…This is going to be good! Shane is one of the premiere close-up magicians in Canada.

Shane will take you into the inner-workings of tricks that only a serious student of magic such as he is can discover.  Lots of tricks with superb explanations.

Read more and buy tickets.

27 October 2012

Rounding the Ontario rings in November

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


Hamilton, ONRing 49 (The Doug Henning Magic Wand Club) - antique magic
- Owen Anderson lecture 
London, ONRing 265 (London Magician's Guild)- n/a
Kitchener, ONRing 235 (The Caesar Hat & Wand Magic Circle)- n/a
Ottawa, ONRing 151 (Ottawa Society of Magicians) - Gambling, Betchas, & Scams Magic
- CHEO Charity Show Children’s Show
 
Ottawa, ONOttawa / Gatineau magicians-
Toronto, ONRing 17 (Sid Lorraine Hat and Rabbit Club) Shane Cobalt lecture
Woodstock, ONCAM 1 (Friendly City Mystics)  
 
Please leave a comment or e-mail me about corrections or omissions.

28 August 2012

Toronto: Browser's Den hosts self-working card seminar

From The Browser's Den:
Sunday, September 23

CHRIS MAYHEW, SHANE COBALT, BEN TRAIN, SHELDON JAFINE, STEPHEN KIRKEGAARD, JAMES FULFORD, JOHN TALBOT & MORE!!

Dear Magic Friend,

We hope that you will join us on that day to learn some truly Self- Working (Easy) but crazy good card tricks with an ordinary deck of cards.

There is no charge for this seminar.

Read more.
 
Wow! This look like something even I could manage!

26 September 2011

Review: Browser's Den auction

From ChasingDoveTails.com:
Yesterday (Sunday) was a hell of a day! Magicians poured into the new location of The Browser’s Den of Magic for an unexpected and unbelievable 5 hour long auction of magic props, DVDs, tricks, and my favorite, BOOKS!

When you put so many magicians or I suppose any group of people with a similar passion in the same room sparks are bound to fly. The most interesting thing about this whole ordeal was not the bidding wars, but the apparent abundance or lack of information about the items up for bids.

Read more of Shane's review.