Nominations are open for the 2019
"Readers' Choice Inspirational Canadian Magician of the Year" award

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Showing posts with label Steven Lafond. Show all posts

15 April 2018

Ottawa: Magic Monday - Zach & Steve!

From the April 30th Facebook event Magic Monday - Zach & Steve!:
Magic Monday returns for one final performance before an indefinite hiatus, so let's go out with a bang!!

This month will be our "Comic Book Edition" of Magic Monday. All of our guests will be gifted free comic books in celebration of Free Comic Book Day on May 5th! Courtesy of The Comic Book Shoppe 2

Headlining the show are Zach & Steve - Comedy Magic Duo! Opening up for them is the incredible Luc Leduc - The Duke of Magic and hosted by the creator of the show, Steven Lafond.

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24 March 2018

Ottawa: Chris Westfall at Magic Monday

From the Magic Monday Facebook page:

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15 February 2018

Ottawa: Happy 2nd birthday Magic Monday!

From the Magic Monday Facebook event:
Magic Monday celebrates its two year anniversary this month!

Join us for an extra special edition of Magic Monday headlined by the legendary Scott McClelland, creator of Carnival Diablo and The Paranormal Show!

Joining him on stage is the amazing Tyler Rourke and returning to host the show, the man who started it all, Mr. Steven Lafond!




18 January 2018

Ottawa: Magic Monday with Bella Magic

From the Magic Monday Facebook event:
29 January

Magic Monday is back and proud to present our first female headliner, Bella Magic! (Bella M. Eurta)

 Returning to the stage is the amazing Gabriel Le Marquand Perreault! And we're please to welcome our special guest host, the wonderful Ian Quick. (Magic of Ian Quick)

 Don't miss this one of a kind showcase. Get your tickets now before they disappear!

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17 October 2017

Ottawa and Toronto: Wes Barker

If you get the chance, go see Wes Barker, recently awarded the honour of "Variety Act of 2017." 

At the end of the month, you can catch Wes at 'Magic Monday' in Ottawa.  Mid-November he'll be in Toronto (info at bottom of the post).

Regular reader and guest poster, The Magic Demon, has also let me know that Wes was recently featured on the podcast "What's So Funny?"  (The link can be found at CoopRadio.org, Sunday night at 11pm.)  As an aside, I've also been informed that Sunday Oct 29th at 11pm to midnight Pacific Time, CFRO  100.5 FM Vancouver will feature an hour long live interview with  Shawn Farquhar.

A quick reminder that Wes will be in Burnaby this weekend as part of "M.


From the Magic Monday Facebook event:
Magic Monday is thrilled to present two amazing, world-reknowned performers!
All the way from Vancouver, the man who fooled Penn & Teller, the incredible Wes Barker! Joining him on stage from Toronto, the extraordinary European clown and mime stylings of Kate Mior! Special Guest host this month is Steve the Magic Reindeer!

 Don't miss this one of a kind showcase, and like last month this show is certain to be a sell out! So get your tickets now.



From the Rec Room Toronto's Facebook event:







10 April 2017

Ottawa: Magic Monday - Buzz! Danger! Cow!

From the Magic Monday Facebook event:
April 24

Magic Monday returns with three outstanding performers!

This month we welcome special guest host, Mr. Brian Robert Wilson!

And joining him on stage are Buzz Collins - Comedy Hypno-Mentalist and the amazing Danger Boy (Aka Nicolas Belzile)!  



16 February 2017

Ottawa: Magic Monday - One Year Anniversary!

Early congratulations to Steven Lafond for his one year anniversary of Magic Mondays!

From Facebook:

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24 January 2017

2016 Readers' Choice award results


Thank you all for participating in the spirit in which the awards were intended:  a fun way to recognize and celebrate all of the fabulous talent in our country.

One hundred and eighty five of you voted in this "bragging rights" only contest.  Here are the results of our first ever "Readers' Choice Inspirational Canadian Magician of the Year" award!


Beacons of Inspiration


2016 Beacon of Inspiration: Murray and Teresa Hatfield

Murray and Teresa Hatfield

The Hatfields outdid themselves last year with their production "Unbelievable."  Murray also stepped up to the Vice President position of CAM, in anticipation of becoming CAM President later this year.

Thanks for the inspiration Murray and Teresa!


Website: MurrayHatfieldMagic.com



2016 Beacon of Inspiration: Matt DiSero

Matt DiSero

In 2016 Matt appeared on season 3 of Penn and Teller's "Fool Us," which I think is inspiring all on it's own.  He also has a knack for keeping things light and making us laugh.

Thanks for the inspiration Matt!

Website: MattDiSero.com




Editor's Choice

2016 Editor's Choice: Mahdi Gilbert


Mahdi Gilbert

I found Mahdi's appearance on season 3 of Penn and Teller's "Fool Us" very powerful and inspirational.  I was also impressed that one of my readers from Germany chose to nominate Mahdi.  Apparently he has quite the fan base!

Website: MahdiGilbert.com




Readers' Choice

2016 Winner: Steven Lafond

Steven Lafond

Congratulations to Steven for winning the 2016 Readers' Choice award!

Keep up the great work with 'Magic Mondays' in Ottawa and your ongoing support of the Canadian magic community!


Website: MagicStudioProductions



10 January 2017

Vote now for the 2016 Readers' Choice award

Updated to add: 
  • Voting has closed.  Results will be posted later this week.
  • The Evasons have requested that they be withdrawn from consideration for this voting process.  We are unable to remove their names from the ballot at this time and ask that you respect the Evasons' wishes and not vote for them.



2016 Readers' Choice award

The nominations are closed and voting is now open for the 2016 "Readers' Choice Inspirational Canadian Magician of the Year" award!  Voting will close on Sunday, January the 22nd at 11:59pm EST.

To vote, scroll down to the bottom of this post and participate in the poll.  (Unfortunately, the poll does not appear in the mobile version of the site.)

Let's have a look at the nominees (in no particular order):



2016 Nominee: Matt DiSero

Matt DiSero

Matt's nominator stated that Matt is "a very sassy act."  In addition, in 2016 Matt also appeared on season 3 of Penn and Teller's "Fool Us."

Website: MattDiSero.com




2016 Nominee: The Evasons

The Evasons

The Evasons have requested that they be withdrawn from consideration for this voting process.  We are unable to remove their names from the ballot at this time and ask that you respect the Evasons' wishes and not vote for them.



2016 Nominee: Mahdi Gilbert


Mahdi Gilbert

Mahdi's nominator submitted the following: "He has inspired so many of us through his amazing sleight of hands without having any hands. The way he transformed his own life through magic is a role model for everyone who's searching for meaning, hope and inspiration."  Mahdi also appeared on season 3 of Penn and Teller's "Fool Us."

Website: MahdiGilbert.com

 

2016 Nominee: Murray and Teresa Hatfield

Murray and Teresa Hatfield

The Hatfields were nominated for "starring in and (even more importantly) producing the extraordinary magic and illusions-filled phantasmagoria 'Unbelievable' at this summer's PNE in Vancouver. It was, without a doubt, the most inspirational, most wonderful, most entertaining stadium-scale magical event I have ever witnessed."


Website: MurrayHatfieldMagic.com




2016 Nominee: Steven Lafond

Steven Lafond

Steven's nominators submitted the following, "Steven Lafond, producer and host of 'Magic Mondays' in Ottawa for his continued support of the magic community. Hosting over 30 different magicians from all over Canada in 2016 alone.  (Additional supporting comment: He has done a whole year's worth of monthly magic showcases featuring locals and big names alike. Chris Pilworth, Bill Abbott, Mysterion, Zach & Steve, Jonathan Gold, Eric Leclerc...all opened by local professional and up-and-coming magicians. A real community supporter.)

Website: MagicStudioProductions


11 March 2016

Ottawa: "Magic Monday" March

March 28th, with Gabriel Le Marquand Perreault, Steven Lafond, Alex Boyer, and Eric Leclerc!

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Je suis très heureux de vous annoncer que le lundi 28 mars prochain à 21h dans le cadre de MAGIC Monday à LIVE on Elgin...
Posted by Gabriel Le Marquand Perreault on Sunday, 6 March 2016