09 October 2021

Magical Women with Connie Boyd Panel Talk with Carisa Hendrix, Dania Díaz, Josephine Lee, and Billy Kidd

From the October 7th upload at the Magical Women with Connie Boyd YouTube channel:

David Copperfield openly discusses magic struggles, successes and creating original material in this rare Magical Women with Connie Boyd  panel talk with star illusionists Billy Kidd, Dania Díaz, Carisa Hendrix, and Josephine Lee    

00:00 - 00:33  - Introduction
00:33 - 01:06 - David discusses Women in Magic
01:06 - 03:48  - David discusses creating his original material & signature routines
03:48 - 06:37  - Carisa Hendrix & David discuss her Lucy Darling character & magic
06:37 - 07:30 - the Audience is a Team Member
07:30 - 09:42  - Dania Diaz discusses taking a risk & listening to the audience
09:42 - 10:12  - David discusses Daring to be Bad & Make Mistakes
10:12 - 11:10  - Josephine Lee talks with David about Learning from Failure
11:10 - 11:35 - the Power of Silence & being Still
11:35 - 13:45 - Billy Kidd discusses her magic process with David
13:45 - 14:16 - David about each magicians drive for their magic to be the best it can be
14:16 - 14:46 - Connie talks to the panel about the benefit of social media to magic
14:46 - 15:10 - Call to Action:  please subscribe and post your comments 






08 October 2021

Ring 49 hosts The Browser's Den of Magic

The Ring 49 calendar suggests the meeting will be held online on October 12th.


From the September 8th post "Welcome to the 2020-21 Season" at The Doug Henning Magic Club:

The October lecture will feature Old Jeff Pinsky from Browser’s Den of Magic, who will provide a dealer’s demo on some of the newer magic at the shop. In addition, Young Jeff will be performing magic tricks for our club.

Read more.


[via Colin Geddes at Ring 17]

07 October 2021

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06 October 2021

Miranda Allen wins the Mick Hanzlik award for Best Escape

Congratulations Miranda!  Looks like you're already settled in and made the UK your new home!


From the October 2nd Instagram post by Miranda Allen:

So honoured and grateful to receive the Mick Hanzlik award for Best Escape from the United Kingdom Escape Artist association. Thank you to all the members, and to Becki who was there to put a bag over my head and back me up. 💜☺️



05 October 2021

Congratulations to the North American FISM team!

Congratulations to all!

Representing North America in Stage:

  • Stuart MacDonald (2021 Champion)
  • Nicolas Dutel
  • Elliott Hunter


Representing North America in Close-Up:

  • Simon Coronel (2021 Champion)
  • Shane Cobalt
  • Yannick Lacroix
  • Shoot Ogawa
  • Ed Ripley
  • Erik Tait


From the October 3rd Facebook post by FISM NACM 2021:

Congratulations to our FISM North American team! They will represent us at FISM WCM in July 2022, in Québec City! Félicitations à notre équipe nord-américaine FISM! Ils vont nous représenter au Championnat du monde FISM, à Québec, en juillet 2022!


From the October 3rd Facebook post by Renee-Claude Auclair: