This award acknowledges outstanding work by an emerging Canadian magician and comes with a prize of $5,000 from the Slaight Family Foundation.
The Allan Slaight Awards recognize outstanding achievement in the pursuit of the impossible. Find out who this year's recipients are!
Over eighteen hours of magic performances added to The Screening Room.
We are pleased to share a special television performance of The Great Tomsoni & Co. in Spain in the early 1990s courtesy of Juan Tamariz.
David Ben will be presenting (and maybe sharing some trade secrets) at The Walrus LIVE The Future of Everything June 14-15 at the Evergreen Brick Works in Toronto. Discount code available in this post.
We are pleased to announce that, with the sell-out success of The Magic of Johnny Thompson, Magicana is now preparing a second printing of this historic book.
Believe it or not, we are just a couple of copies away from selling out of The Magic of Johnny Thompson!
The Magic of Johnny Thompson—the epic 663-page, two-volume slipcased set featuring seventy-eight routines with nearly 1,100 images, drawn from a lifetime of magic—is finally bound and sealed … and now signed.
Nominations are now being accepted for work completed in 2017 for the Allan Slaight Awards. Each year the ASA awards a total of $50,000 recognizing outstanding achievements in the pursuit of the impossible across five different categories:
Sharing Wonder ($15,000) recognizes exceptional magic performed for the public, whether in live performance, on television or online. Past recipients include Derek Delgaudio (2017), Darcy Oake (2016) and Penn & Teller (2015)