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13 September 2014

Tony Chris in The Tri-Cities Now

From The Tri-Cities Now:
Tony Chris produced the ultimate in magic competitions last month: he pulled a silver medal out of his hat. And then a gold.

For Chris, a professional magician who lives in Coquitlam, it wasn't an easy feat. The other acts at the Pacific Coast Association of Magicians were good, he says.

So good that he assumed he hadn't even placed.

Besides that, impressing the judges at the annual gathering requires a whole other kind of showmanship than entertaining the public, he adds. The judges, who are all professional magicians and past officers of the association, pretty much all knew how the illusions are accomplished. They're judging how well the illusion is performed, based on several criteria including ranging from the artist's wardrobe to their "magicality" and entertainment value.

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[via Perfect Magic]

02 September 2012

Tony Chris wins gold!

From The Now:
He can turn a handkerchief into a wand, make a beer bottle disappear into thin air, or transport a playing card across a room without even touching it.


Just don't ask noted mentalist and magician Tony Chris how he does it.


"When people ask, 'How do you that?' I respond with 'Very well, I thought,'" he said.
 
That tongue-in-cheek approach, combined with a keen knack for sleight of hand, helped the 44-year-old Coquitlam resident win a gold medal at the recent Pacific Coast Association of Magicians convention in Seattle.


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Congratulations Tony!

16 June 2012

Who will be at MINDvention 2012?

From the Magic Convention Guide:
I want to give you a brief update and overview of the 2012 MINDvention mentalism convention taking place in Las Vegas from November 11-13th.

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It goes on to state that Canadians Tony Chris and Christopher Taylor have been added to this year's line up.  Visit the 2012 MINDvention for more information.