Showing posts with label _Montreal. Show all posts
Showing posts with label _Montreal. Show all posts

27 January 2019

Rounding the Central rings in February 2019

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


Montreal, QCRing 62 (20th Century Ring)- N/A.
Hamilton, ONRing 49 (The Doug Henning Magic Wand Club)- Members' Choice.
London, ONRing 265 (London Magician's Guild)- TBA
Kitchener, ONRing 235 (The Caesar Hat & Wand Magic Circle)- Buck Macleod Lecture.
Ottawa, ONRing 151 (Ottawa Society of Magicians)- Literacy Magic
- Charity Show:  Rehabilitation Hospital
Ottawa, ONOttawa / Gatineau magicians- N/A
Toronto, ONRing 17 (Sid Lorraine Hat and Rabbit Club)- Jay Sankey lecture.


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06 January 2019

Rounding the Central rings in January 2019



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

Montreal, QCRing 62 (20th Century Ring)- TBA.
Hamilton, ONRing 49 (The Doug Henning Magic Wand Club)- Java night.
London, ONRing 265 (London Magician's Guild)- Round robin.
Kitchener, ONRing 235 (The Caesar Hat & Wand Magic Circle)- Teach-a-trick Night.
Ottawa, ONRing 151 (Ottawa Society of Magicians)- Perform something new to you or something you haven’t performed at the club before.
Ottawa, ONOttawa / Gatineau magicians- N/A
Toronto, ONRing 17 (Sid Lorraine Hat and Rabbit Club)- Kayla Drescher lecture


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03 December 2018

Montreal: LOL 2018!

Catch Richard Sanders and David Acer at The Comedy Nest December 20, 21, 22, and 23.

From the Comedy Nest:
LOL 2018 – December 20, 21, 22, 23

Say goodbye to 2018 with some of Montreal’s funniest as they toast (and roast) the year that was, including HEIDI FOSS (Just For Laughs), GINO DURANTE (Just For Laughs’ Zoofest), world-renowned magician RICHARD SANDERS (The Comedy Network), DAVID ACER (Just For Laughs), MIKE CARROZZA (Just For Laughs’ Zoofest) and more! And have your New Year’s resolution ready because on your way in you’ll get a chance to drop it in a bucket for the comedians to draw from during the show and use in their sets. Buy your tickets now!

All shows are 90 minutes.
Must be 18 or over.

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02 December 2018

Rounding the Central rings in December 2018

Does the London Magician's Guild have a new web address?


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


Montreal, QCRing 62 (20th Century Ring)- TBA.
Hamilton, ONRing 49 (The Doug Henning Magic Wand Club)- Christmas treats.
London, ONRing 265 (London Magician's Guild)- TBA.
Kitchener, ONRing 235 (The Caesar Hat & Wand Magic Circle)- Annual holiday banquet.
Ottawa, ONRing 151 (Ottawa Society of Magicians)- TBA
Ottawa, ONOttawa / Gatineau magicians- Christmas party and pot-luck.
Toronto, ONRing 17 (Sid Lorraine Hat and Rabbit Club)- Browser's Den of Magic visit
- Dinner at Mandarin


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27 November 2018

Montreal: Nathan Kranzo lecture

From Montreal Magic Jam:
Tues Nov 27

Nathan’s original magic creations have been published in national and worldwide publications like Magic Magazine, Genii Magazine, The Penumbra, Antinomy, Channel One and The Linking Ring Magazine. Nathan has performed and lectured all over the US, Europe and Asia.
Nathan was a consultant for Penn and Teller’s NBC special “Off The Deep End”. Nathan was featured on the SyFy show Wizard Wars. He received a standing ovation on NBC’s America’s Got Talent”. And most recently Nathan appeared on #1 Chinese television show “The Amazing Magicians” in China.

NATHAN KRANZO IS BACK with an ALL NEW LECTURE. DON’T YOU MISS THE FUN. CHECK OUT WHAT HE’s GOING TO TRY TO STUFF INTO THIS LECTURE!!!!!!

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30 October 2018

Rounding the Central rings in November 2018

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




Montreal, QCRing 62 (20th Century Ring)- TBA.
Hamilton, ONRing 49 (The Doug Henning Magic Wand Club)- Member choice night.
London, ONRing 265 (London Magician's Guild)- TBA.
Kitchener, ONRing 235 (The Caesar Hat & Wand Magic Circle)- Round table discussion.
Ottawa, ONRing 151 (Ottawa Society of Magicians)- CHEO Charity Show  Children’s Show.
- Pub night.
Ottawa, ONOttawa / Gatineau magicians- TBA
Toronto, ONRing 17 (Sid Lorraine Hat and Rabbit Club)- Chris Westfall lecture
- Browser's club meeting
- Rudy Coby lecture
- Browser's Anniversary party


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03 October 2018

Rounding the Central rings in October 2018

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



Montreal, QCRing 62 (20th Century Ring)- TBA.
Hamilton, ONRing 49 (The Doug Henning Magic Wand Club)- Peter Mennie lecture.
London, ONRing 265 (London Magician's Guild)- Magic history and rubber band workshop.
Kitchener, ONRing 235 (The Caesar Hat & Wand Magic Circle)- Graemazing lecture.
Ottawa, ONRing 151 (Ottawa Society of Magicians)- TBA.
Ottawa, ONOttawa / Gatineau magicians- TBA
Toronto, ONRing 17 (Sid Lorraine Hat and Rabbit Club)- Quentin Reynolds lecture.
(also Chris Philpott lecture at Browser's)


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27 August 2018

Rounding the Central rings in September 2018

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



Montreal, QCRing 62 (20th Century Ring)- TBA.
Hamilton, ONRing 49 (The Doug Henning Magic Wand Club)- Barry O’Neil lecture.
- Executive vote.
London, ONRing 265 (London Magician's Guild)- Auction.
Kitchener, ONRing 235 (The Caesar Hat & Wand Magic Circle)- Executive elections.
- Derrick Finn and Romaine kick off open-mic night.
Ottawa, ONRing 151 (Ottawa Society of Magicians)- TBA.
Ottawa, ONOttawa / Gatineau magicians- TBA
Toronto, ONRing 17 (Sid Lorraine Hat and Rabbit Club)- Jeff Hinchliffe lecture. [Get your special limited edition collectible tickets!]
(also Daniel Garcia lecture at Browser's)


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27 May 2018

Rounding the Central rings in June 2018

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



Montreal, QCRing 62 (20th Century Ring)- TBA.
Hamilton, ONRing 49 (The Doug Henning Magic Wand Club)- TBA.
London, ONRing 265 (London Magician's Guild)- Fringe festival magic show.
Kitchener, ONRing 235 (The Caesar Hat & Wand Magic Circle)- Annual Summer BBQ.
Ottawa, ONRing 151 (Ottawa Society of Magicians)- TBA.
Ottawa, ONOttawa / Gatineau magicians- TBA
Toronto, ONRing 17 (Sid Lorraine Hat and Rabbit Club)- Banquet at Mandarin.


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19 May 2018

Vancouver, Montreal, Toronto: David Blaine

From The Georgia Straight:

May 18-19
Queen Elizabeth Theatre, 650 Hamilton, Vancouver


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From David Blaine:
  • VANCOUVER, BC, Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Fri May 18
  • VANCOUVER, BC, Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Sat May 19
  • MONTRÉAL, QC, L'Olympia, Mon July 2
  • TORONTO, ON, Sony Centre For Performing Arts, Wed July 4
  • TORONTO, ON, Sony Centre For Performing Arts, Thu July 5

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29 April 2018

Rounding the Central rings in May 2018

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



Montreal, QCRing 62 (20th Century Ring)- TBA.
Hamilton, ONRing 49 (The Doug Henning Magic Wand Club)- Entertainment by Buffalo Ring 12.
London, ONRing 265 (London Magician's Guild)- TBA.
Kitchener, ONRing 235 (The Caesar Hat & Wand Magic Circle)- Luiz Castro lecture.
Ottawa, ONRing 151 (Ottawa Society of Magicians)- TBA.
Ottawa, ONOttawa / Gatineau magicians- TBA
Toronto, ONRing 17 (Sid Lorraine Hat and Rabbit Club)-  Ari lecture on video at the Browser's Den.


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06 April 2018

Montreal: Garrett Thomas lecture

Of course, those of you with tickets to the Browser's Bash will see Garrett lecture on April 21st.

From the Montreal Magic Jam:
Wed April 18

If you care about magic as an art, you MUST see Garrett Thomas. Why do you do what you do? Do you want to take it to the next level? Just spend some time with Garrett, and you will soon learn how to further your magic in simplicity, clarity, and most importantly, how to evoke astonishment.

You will learn some of the effects that have made Garrett a favorite amongst top magicians. Also, learn many touches to be applied to your own magic.

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03 April 2018

Rounding the Central rings in April 2018

Did you know that Dan Trommater is performing close-up at the Magic Castle until April the 8th?

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


Montreal, QCRing 62 (20th Century Ring)- TBA.
Hamilton, ONRing 49 (The Doug Henning Magic Wand Club)- Visit from the Brantford Fun Troop.
London, ONRing 265 (London Magician's Guild)- Video night.
Kitchener, ONRing 235 (The Caesar Hat & Wand Magic Circle)- Annual Magic Prop Auction.
Ottawa, ONRing 151 (Ottawa Society of Magicians)- TBA.
Ottawa, ONOttawa / Gatineau magicians- TBA
Toronto, ONRing 17 (Sid Lorraine Hat and Rabbit Club)-  Members teaching members.


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21 March 2018

Matt Dillahunty "Magic & Skepticism" tour 2018

From Pangburn Philosophy:

VICTORIA, BC - Sunday April 1st 2018
McPherson Playhouse

VANCOUVER, BC - Tuesday April 3rd 2018
The Rio Theatre

CALGARY, AB - Friday April 6th 2018
Bella Concert Hall @ Mt. Royal University

WINNIPEG, MB - Sunday April 8th 2018
Burton Cummings Theatre

OTTAWA, ON - Tuesday April 10th 2018
Harold Shenkman Hall @ The Centre des Arts

TORONTO, ON - Friday, April 13th 2018
Jane Mallett Theatre @ St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts
with special guest Dr. Jordan Peterson

MONTREAL, PQ - Sunday, April 15th 2018
Oscar Peterson Concert Hall @ Concordia University

HALIFAX, NS - Monday, April 16th 2018
Bella Rose Arts Centre

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From the Pangburn Philosophy Facebook page:

14 March 2018

Luc Langevin in le Journal de Montréal

From the March 10th article "La magie m’a apporté tout ce qu’il y a de bon dans ma vie" by Bruno Lapointe in le Journal de Montréal, as translated by Google:

"It's very long to create illusions, test them, tweak them ... I put two years, one full-time. And all this time, I told myself that I must absolutely deliver the material. I do not have a choice, "he reveals.

To achieve this, the illusionist has sought the help of director René Richard Cyr, to enhance the visual coating of the tour. His first and only choice for this role. But he had to work hard to convince the man of theater to join this project, something that was far from being won in advance.

Read moreEn français.


We've previously published dates for Luc's "Now tomorrow" tour.  Here are some additional dates from Lien Mulitmedia:
  • Quebec City: Salle Albert-Rousseau in  on April 12, 13 and 14
  • Montreal: Théâtre Maisonneuve on April 18 and 19 
  • Laval: André Mathieu Hall - July 19-20-21, 2018
  • Montreal: Salle Maisonneuve, Place des Arts - November 30 and December 1, 2018
  • Quebec: Albert-Rousseau Room - December 9 and 10, 2018
  • All the details of the tour on evenko.ca

25 February 2018

Montreal: Paul Vigil workshop, lecture and show

From Montreal Magic Jam:
LECTURE: Sunday March 4th at The Comedy Nest
SHOW: Tuesday March 6th at Theatre Mainline

UPDATE: Paul Vigil is also doing a workshop the evening of Saturday March 3rd.

Paul Vigil is one of the magic’s most accomplished performers. Since becoming a magician at the age of 5, Paul has gone on to become an award winning lecturer, a regular performer at The Magic Castle in LA, and the star of his own show in Las Vegas. Paul has performed all over the world and has also made numerous appearances on television, including most recently Penn and Teller’s “Fool Us!”

Paul Vigil is the author of numerous manuscripts, including his latest book “The Doors of Deception.” His first book “Classic Fantastic” has long sold out, and his new tome contains not just well-thought-out routines from his repertoire but shows how he constructs an act. It may very well sell out before he makes his way to Montreal, but he will share many of the lessons from this book with you on Sunday March 4th.

Paul Vigil’s full evening show “Magic, Mind Reading, and Mystery” is one of the most sought after, and highly reviewed shows in all of Las Vegas. He performed it in Toronto in December to a sell-out crowd and we’re happy to bring it here to Montreal for a one-night-only performance on Tuesday March 6th. The Mainline’s raked seating will ensure everybody will get the best view of the performance.

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Rounding the Central rings in March 2018

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



Montreal, QCRing 62 (20th Century Ring)- Free form first Fridaze
- Saturday night special
- Meetup Mensuel
- Sunday brunch
- Instagram Tuesday
Hamilton, ONRing 49 (The Doug Henning Magic Wand Club)- TBA.
London, ONRing 265 (London Magician's Guild)- TBA.
Kitchener, ONRing 235 (The Caesar Hat & Wand Magic Circle)- Dealer demo at Kind of Magic.
Ottawa, ONRing 151 (Ottawa Society of Magicians)- Paul Vigil lecture.
Ottawa, ONOttawa / Gatineau magicians- TBA
Toronto, ONRing 17 (Sid Lorraine Hat and Rabbit Club)-  Paul Vigil lecture.


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

20 February 2018

Luc Langevin's "Now Tomorrow"

From evenko:
  • March 6, 2018    Sainte-Thérèse, QC    Theatre Lionel-Groulx   
  • March 7, 2018    Sainte-Thérèse, QC    Theatre Lionel-Groulx   
  • March 10, 2018    Gatineau, QC    Salle Odyssée   
  • March 20, 2018    Trois-Rivières, QC    Salle J.-Antonio Thompson   
  • March 21, 2018    Trois-Rivières, QC    Salle J.-Antonio Thompson   
  • April 12, 2018    Quebec, QC    Salle Albert Rousseau   
  • April 13, 2018    Quebec, QC    Salle Albert Rousseau   
  • April 14, 2018    Quebec, QC    Salle Albert Rousseau   
  • April 18, 2018    Montreal, QC    Théâtre Maisonneuve de la Place des Arts   
  • April 19, 2018    Montreal, QC    Théâtre Maisonneuve de la Place des Arts


« Mon premier spectacle m’avait permis de partager avec le public mon passé; comment j’étais devenu l’illusionniste que je suis. Avec ce deuxième spectacle, on se retrouve MAINTENANT et on regarde vers DEMAIN. Après le succès que j’ai connu ces dernières années, je me suis demandé "Qu’est-ce qu’on fait lorsqu’on a réalisé son rêve d’enfance et qu’on a encore la vie devant soi ? Maintenant qu’on a tout ce qu’on a toujours désiré, qu’est-ce qu’on fait demain ? »  Dans le spectacle Maintenant Demain, à travers de nouvelles illusions qui mystifient, font rires et émerveillent plus que jamais, j’ai décidé de raconter ma réponse au public ".

-  LUC LANGEVIN

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28 January 2018

Montreal: Caleb Wiles

From Montreal Magic Jam:
Tuesday Feb 6th

The Knockout Magic of Caleb Wiles

Get ready to step into the ring with one of magic’s heavy hitters. Caleb’s new lecture is full of incredible close-up routines designed for the real world. You won’t find any pipe dreams here. Every effect has been highly acclaimed by the most important critics in magic… real live audiences!

Caleb’s original tricks are performed by magicians all over the world, including on international television specials. In fact, he was a featured performer on the popular network show Penn & Teller’s Fool Us.

What you’ll learn…

– A brand-new, never-before-taught staple of Caleb’s close-up show. Jack Carpenter calls this routine “a masterpiece!”

– A self-working miracle that DESTROYS magicians! So powerful, it was used on an international television special!

– A practical, birthday-themed card effect for the working pro.

– Every detail of the blockbuster, self-working trick Caleb performed on Penn & Teller’s Fool Us!

– New plots, new presentations, and new principles.

This lecture is jam-packed with more than a dozen effects. Plus, stick around after the lecture to session into the night. It’s going to be a magic super party!

What others are saying…

“You are so [expletive] good!”
– Penn Jillette

“Caleb Wiles is the real deal. His methods are devious, his presentations are clever and fun, and he’s got loads of natural ability.”
– David Williamson

“I unreservedly urge any group out there to book him. You will be very happy.”
– Steve Bryant

“Caleb Wiles is a clever, logical creator of magic effects. His approach is fresh yet practical. I’m a huge fan!”
– Joshua Jay

“Caleb Wiles is a new star on the magic horizon!”
– Paul Lelekis (Linking Ring Magazine)


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