Showing posts with label Jean-Pierre Parent. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Jean-Pierre Parent. Show all posts

15 November 2018

Without Perfect Magic, there may not have been a JP Parent to fool Penn and Teller!

How many brick and mortar magic store staff are responsible for stories like this one from JP Parent ...

From the October 10th article "A Note from Montreal Magician Jean-Pierre Parent Who Fooled Penn and Teller" by Evelyn Matlin at Perfect Magic:
One goes about ones business everyday, doing what they do, but once in a while something happens to lift your spirits. JP Parent  who fooled Penn and Teller took the time to write to me and with his permission I am sharing it with you. This is what he wrote.

“I love your articles you post !

The last one about being in heaven when you walked in the shop was my favorite. Ms Evelyn, you prob would not remember this if I told you ,but you where the first person to perform a magic trick for me in a magic shop.

Read more.

26 August 2017

Jean-Pierre Parent in the Montreal Times

Congratulations to  Jean-Pierre Parent!

From the Montreal Times:
Montreal Magician Jean-Pierre Parent – In the spirits of Montreal’s 375th anniversary making waves for the metropolis within the four corners of the globe, we can be proud of our people of Quebec, especially those who stand out with art and/or entrepreneurship! Montreal’s very own Jean-Pierre Parent Magician Comedian is a 4th season winner of the prestigious Penn and Teller: Fool Us contest that aired last Thursday, August 17th.

Read more.

Watch on Jean-Pierre Parent's YouTube channel:

09 May 2013

Winners to see "The Comedy & Magic of Jean Pierre"

The contest to win tickets to see "The Comedy & Magic of Jean Pierre" in Toronto on May 10th closed last night at midnight.  Here's the list of entrants:
  1.  Farley Carter
  2. Ariel Frailich
  3. Stephen Kirkegaard
  4. David Lew
  5. Magic Mike Segal
  6. miiyuu

Random draw results:
Congratulations to Farley and Stephen!  I'll be sending you an e-mail with the name of the contact person.  Enjoy the show tomorrow night!

Thank you all for playing!  A special thanks to Tristan from Strut Entertainment for generously making these tickets available!

06 May 2013

Win tickets to see The Comedy & Magic of Jean Pierre in Toronto

Updated May 10th: The winners have been announced!

I have 2 pairs of tickets to give away to my readers, for "The Comedy & Magic of Jean Pierre" on May 10th.  This family friendly show is at the Jane Mallet Theater (The St.Lawrence Centre for the Arts) in Toronto.

I will be holding a random draw for each pair of general admission tickets.  (There will be two winners. Each winner will receive a pair of tickets.)  The draw results will be posted on Thursday, May the 9th.

To enter:
  1. Leave a comment on this post, telling me your favourite children's magic trick (either done by children or shown for the amusement of children), and why.  (You do not need to be a magician to enter the contest.)
  2. Leave your name, along with a way that I may contact you (e-mail address, phone number, website, Twitter handle) so that I may notify you if you win.

The fine print:
  • To participate in the contest, you must be 18 years of age or older.
  • One entry per person.
  • You must be able to use the tickets as offered.  (No cash value will be offered if you cannot use the tickets.)
  • Photo ID will be required to claim the tickets at the theatre box office prior to the show.
  • The odds of winning depend on how many people enter the contest.
  • Contest closes on Wednesday, May the 8th at midnight, EST.

With thanks to Tristan from Strut Entertainment for generously making these tickets available!