Home » News

News

The New England Magic Collectors Association’s Board of Governors is proud to announce the  2017 Founders Award has been presented to the American Museum of Magic of Marshall, Michigan.

Submitted Fri, 02/02/2018

MagiCuba will include five days of magical performances in numerous venues around the capital city, including full evening shows at the National Theater, cabaret performances in Havana nightclubs, a special performance at the Cuban Circus and all-day magic at Palacio de la Artesanía. The Festival will also showcase the top International and Cuban magicians.

Submitted Tue, 01/30/2018

He builds illusions his own particular way, generally with full-scale constructions rather than computer simulations or miniature models. He emphasizes that real-world performance is vastly different than theory on paper or screen, and thus his old world skill set delivers the most modern of solutions for every conceivable variety of need and application. I literally cannot imagine the skills it requires to restore or recreate the automata that fuel Gaughan’s passion, but I am truly wondrous every time I see one of his performances with them.

Submitted Wed, 01/24/2018

On the first weekend of January, my partner, Ann Coleman, and I took my twin stepsons, Dexter and Grayson, now 14 years old, to Los Angeles for a three-day adventure, in the concluding days of their winter break before returning to ninth grade. This was the “J-Pa Knows A Guy” road trip (a sort of running family joke about me), that included magic, music, meals and more.

Submitted Wed, 01/24/2018

Spending time with Luis, I quickly became aware of his intelligence, passion, knowledge of magic, and what I can only describe as a deeply artistic spirit. He is very much a product of the influence of Tamariz and the Spanish School, but also, like Juan, he has tremendous experience as both a stage and television performer.

Submitted Wed, 01/10/2018

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)

Submitted Mon, 01/08/2018

The seventeenth gathering of the New England Magic Collectors Association is coming up this fall in Westborough, Massachusetts.

Submitted Wed, 01/03/2018

One last devilish addition to the Screening Room for 2017...

Submitted Sun, 12/24/2017

While Vernon’s focus was on sleight-of-hand magic with playing cards and other small objects, his vision was such that it would eventually impact the entirety of performance magic, from its largest stage illusions down the smallest feat performed with a single coin.

Submitted Thu, 12/21/2017

"When it comes to card magic at the dawn of the twenty-first century, it’s the Spaniards’ world, and we just live in it. ... Woody Aragón is an innovative thinker about card magic, deeply influenced by his mentor Tamariz, but like a number of these creative acolytes, he has developed a substantial body of original work, and is an accomplished performer in live venues and on television in his native Spain."

Submitted Thu, 12/14/2017

Pages

Latest Tweets

@sharingwonder Harry Blackstone Jr and his buzzsaw are in the Screening Room. Check out the Juan Tamariz collection from… https://t.co/8RLQ7WqePf
June 19, 2018 9:28 am
@sharingwonder The forecast here in Toronto today calls for #rain. We blame Jeff McBride. What's your favourite performance in Jua… https://t.co/iNGWnDSXkD
June 18, 2018 9:20 am

Photo Stream

Newsletter Signup