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Who is the greatest close-up magic entertainer you’ve seen? Tough one? Not for Lyons Den author, Jamy Ian Swiss. Meet his favorite in this week’s Take Two.

Submitted Thu, 05/11/2017

A masterful and inventive sleight-of-hand artist who redefined close-up magic for a generation of performers in New York City and around the world. Taking a closer look at Derek Dingle.

Submitted Fri, 05/05/2017

A large assortment of gamblig memorabilia at auction tomorrow from Potter & Potter Auctions in Chicago. 

Submitted Fri, 05/05/2017

Jamy Ian Swiss returns home to visit New York City, one of the magic capitols of the world, and spends his nights taking in distinctive magic performances from Noah Levine, Derek Delgaudio and Derren Brown. 

Submitted Tue, 05/02/2017

What makes a legend, well, a legend? Jamy Ian Swiss looks at one such celebrated and revered magician, the remarkable Michael Skinner. 

Submitted Thu, 04/27/2017

The next issue of Magicol is at the printers and should be on its way to subscribers next week.

Submitted Thu, 04/20/2017

The continuation of Jamy Ian Swiss’ exploration of modern magic busking—that is, street magic—and how those traditions have forged some of magic’s more memorable performers.

Submitted Fri, 04/14/2017

Get an early preview of two soon-to-be-released titles from Ben Earl—Less is More (book) and Real Ace Cutting (DVD): “Both are filled with techniques that are sophisticated, utilitarian, and well described, while being executed by an accomplished expert.”

Submitted Tue, 04/11/2017

This week's Take Two looks at performers whose "stage" is the street—from 1502, to the 1970s, and right up to the present day. 

Submitted Fri, 04/07/2017

For those finalizing their travel arrangements for the Magic Collectors Weekend in Montreal, we have provided additional information about the schedule for the conference.

Submitted Mon, 04/03/2017

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