Showing posts with label Michael Fisher. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Michael Fisher. Show all posts

13 September 2018

"From Fair to Foul" with The Amazing Corbin

Catch "From Fair to Foul" October 10th at Annondale House in Tillsonburg ON, October 15th at the St. Thomas public library and October 21rst at Eldon House in London ON.

Check the comments in the Facebook post for more dates.


From the Facebook page of The Amazing Corbin:

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20 October 2017

Vote for Captain Corbin, Daniel Steep, Keith Brown, and Peter Mennie in the "Our London Best of London Awards"

Updated at 10:40am to add:



From Captain Corbin's Facebook page:

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From Daniel Steep's Facebook page:

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From The Agri-Magic Show Twitter feed:






28 May 2017

Rounding the Central rings in June 2017

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



Montreal, QCRing 62 (20th Century Ring)- Free Form First Fridaze.
- Ring executives meeting.
- Second Saturday Night Special.
- Special Sunday spring event.
- Ring 62 showcase.
- End of season BBQ.
- Charter night - 69 years!
- Sunday SpRing brunch.
- Instagram Tuesday
Hamilton, ONRing 49 (The Doug Henning Magic Wand Club)- TBA.
London, ONRing 265 (London Magician's Guild)- Charming Cheat show. (Change in date / time.)
Kitchener, ONRing 235 (The Caesar Hat & Wand Magic Circle)-Annual BBQ.
Ottawa, ONRing 151 (Ottawa Society of Magicians)- TBA.
Ottawa, ONOttawa / Gatineau magicians- TBA
Toronto, ONRing 17 (Sid Lorraine Hat and Rabbit Club)- Year end banquet featuring The Sentimentalists.


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

25 May 2017

Mike Fisher in the St. Thomas Times-Journal

From the St. Thomas Times-Journal:
Making his Fringe debut, St. Thomas-raised and resident Mike Fisher is a fulltime magician who travels North America with his sleight-of-hand.

Local audiences know him best as Corbin the Pirate Magician. He’ll be on stage 5 p.m. on Canada Day at Pinafore Park. And for the kiddies, 2 p.m. July 28 at St. Thomas Public Library. His calendar is full. (Google him for proof.)

But for the Fringe, Corbin offers a rogue of a different colour, The Charming Cheat, a gentleman con artist who may or may not be peeking as he wins hand after hand playing a new effect, as they are called, he developed based on Texas Hold ‘Em.

Why do we like magic?

Read more.

21 March 2017

London: Mike Fisher at the 2017 Fringe

From the Charming Cheat:
London Fringe Festival 2017

Is he cheating, lucky or is it all just a trick? Decide for yourself at Corbin’s incredibly entertaining shows at the London Fringe Festival.

Tickets available at the door, or online at www.londonfringe.ca

Thursday June 1rst @8:45pm
Saturday June 3 @9:15pm
Sunday June 4 @7:00pm
Thursday June 8 @ 5:30pm
Friday June 9 @8:45pm
Saturday June 10@4:30pm

Shows are at the McManus theater,  first floor of The Grand Theatre
 471 Richmond St.,
 London, ON N6A 3E4
 Canada


Read more.

06 March 2017

Captain Corbin on "Tween on the Scene"

From the Facebook page of Captain Corbin:

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08 July 2016

Mike Fisher on being a magician

From Mike Fisher's Facebook note*:
To be a magician it seems to me,
you have to get good at things others can’t see.
Practice for hours when you’d rather go out,
Explain to the client what your shows all about.
Create a performance to fit a challenging budget,
Perform for a crowd that can’t help but judge it.

To be a magician performing shows can be tough,
some times your best just isn’t enough.
Arrive at a venue with no sound system inside her,
Argue with the client it was on the rider.
Set up your show and learn most of it won’t fit,
weeks of rehearsals all gone to sh*t. 
To be a magician and perform for the public,
often does terrible things to ones stomach.
Unruly children and parents who don’t care,
heads tilted downward into phones they stare.
Volunteers from the audience who’d rather not join you,
disrupt your act and often upstage you. 
To be a magician running a business is hard,
no one is begging for my contact card.
Facebook adds are expensive, Newspaper’s dead,
I’m never sure if my twitter feed’s read.
Cleaning my suit and repairing an old prop,
buying new magic spending won’t stop.
To be a magician and have a great show,
is a powerful drug that many can’t know.
The feeling you get when an effect goes right,
smiles from the audience -- a beautiful sight.
Line ups for autographs, people asking for more,
Inquiring about your next stop on the tour.
To be a magician is a wonderful thing, sometimes you cry, sometimes you sing.


--
* Reprinted with permission from Mike.

16 August 2015

Have you ever seen a pirate rappel?

Well done Captain.  You're a braver soul than I!

Watch Captain Corbin rappel London City Centre in support of the Make a Wish foundation:

28 April 2015

Welcoming a new patron: Michael Fisher!

Welcome to our newest sponsor, Michael Fisher, aka The Amazing Corbin, aka Captain Corbin The Magical Pirate!



Based out of London, Ontario, Mike wows his audiences as "the charming cheat," The Amazing Corbin.  He also delights audiences with a humourous pirate themed show as "Captain Corbin the Magical Pirate"!

Additionaly, last month Mike received a a 2015 volunteer service award for five years of volunteering with Make-A-Wish Southwestern Ontario.

Watch Captain Corbin talk about his volunteer work with Make-A-Wish:

Ahoy Pirates! Here I am on television today talking about my fundraiser for Make a wish and performing a bit of magic. I...
Posted by Captain Corbin The Magical Pirate on Monday, 13 April 2015


You can sponsor Captain Corbin at the Make-A-Wish Rope for Hope website.

Thank you Mike, for your efforts towards giving back to your community through Make-A-Wish, and for your sponsorship of this website!



28 March 2015

Congratulations Michael Fisher

From Captain Corbin's Twitter feed:

20 June 2014

Captain Corbin on Rogers TV

From Captain Corbin's Twitter feed:

15 May 2014

London: The Amazing Corbin in A Night at the Moulin Rouge

From the Grand Theatre:
May 29, 2014
Join us in celebrating four decades of professional theatre at the 40th Annual Grand Gala fundraiser! 
This RUBY anniversary celebration brings The Grand Gala back to The Grand Theatre MainStage, where guests will enjoy a one-of-a-kind sit-down dinner, frenzied auction activity, and the sights, tastes, and sounds of an opulent Moulin Rouge theme. 
THE AMAZING CORBIN
Corbin is a modern, vintage and limited-edition entertainer, presenting practically-perfect prestidigitation for your pleasure. Corbin has been performing all over Canada for close to 20 years. He is currently the President of the London Magician's Guild, a member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians and is often featured on London's Rogers Television. Corbin looks forward to meeting and entertaining everyone at The 40th Annual Grand Gala event. 
Read more and buy tickets.

09 July 2011

London Magician's Guild: executive for 2011-12

The executive of the London Magician's Guild for 2011-12:
No doubt they're busy planning another successful year!

21 April 2011

London Magician's Guild new President


Avast me hearties,This just in. I've Just been elected President of the #London Magician's Guild! The fools, I'll destroy them all!less than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply


[h/t: @petermennie]