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The 2019 Allan Slaight Awards for Magic—recognizing outstanding achievements in the art—will be released, one name a day, all of next week.

Submitted Fri, 06/21/2019

In this week’s Take Two, Jamy Ian Swiss showcases one of magic’s all-time greats—Juan Tamariz. Tamariz has had a profound influence on more than one generation of magicians. Find out what makes him so especial.

Submitted Wed, 06/05/2019

The Magic Collectors Expo will be held in Minneapolis on June 20-22 and it promises to be an exciting gathering of magic, history, collecting, performances and special surprise events.

Submitted Mon, 05/27/2019

On May 4, 2019, Magicana received the 2018 Literary and Media Fellowship from the Academy of Magical Arts at the legendary Magic Castle in Hollywood. 

Submitted Tue, 05/07/2019

In this week’s Take Two, Jamy Ian Swiss takes a look back at the uniquely inventive magician, the late John Cornelius.

Submitted Thu, 05/02/2019

A new edition of an old book—that even comes with its own handbook! Discover the double value hidden inside The Card Magic of Edward G. Brown by Trevor Hall and the Study Guide by Andi Gladwin in this review by Jamy Ian Swiss.

Submitted Fri, 04/26/2019

Extended! Last call for nominations for the Allan Slaight Awards, has been pushed to April 1.

Submitted Fri, 03/29/2019

A devastating loss... master magician, Johnny Thompson (aka The Great Tomsoni) passed away on March 9, 2019 at the age of 84. He is survived by his wife of forty-five years, Pamela Hayes Thompson.

Submitted Mon, 03/11/2019

Two words for this week’s Take Two: Channing Pollock. Jamy Ian Swiss discusses the often-imitated dove worker who’s inimitable performance set the standard for excellence... in fact, one dares to say, perfection. 

Submitted Tue, 03/05/2019

How amazing? Jamy Ian Swiss declares this to be “a book of coin magic that reflects genuine innovation, useful sleights, and beautiful magic routines—a substantial and unarguably important addition to the literature of coin magic.”

Submitted Wed, 02/27/2019

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