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David Ben makes the claim that Hocus Pocus is all about focus, but he wonders where will you place yours? The screen? The magician? Find out why it’s up to you but, by his design.

Submitted Tue, 12/06/2016

Discover how poetry, both in words and action, inspired David Ben to revisit an old friend, The Butterfly and Fan, for Hocus Pocus.

Submitted Mon, 12/05/2016

It's time to Take Two and this week, Jamy Ian Swiss pauses to reflect on Eugene Burger, one of the most influential performers, writers, lecturers and teachers, of and about close-up magic in the past thirty years.

Submitted Fri, 12/02/2016

In this month's book review for the Lyons Den, Jamy Ian Swiss offers a thorough and candid review of The Jerx, Volume One.

Submitted Tue, 11/29/2016

David Ben shares insight on how being accused of appropriating culture spawned new ideas for an old trick for the forthcoming December show at Soulpepper, Hocus Pocus.

Submitted Mon, 11/28/2016

Take Two takes a turn to reflect on a man who is universally acknowledged to be the finest coin magician (yes, there is such a thing!) of our time, David Roth.

Submitted Fri, 11/25/2016

David Ben shares the lineage and evolution of a pure sleight-of-hand piece (originated by master “Palmist and Prestidigitateur,” T. Nelson Downs) which he will feature in the forthcoming show, Hocus Pocus, at Soulpepper Theatre on stage Dec 10.

Submitted Mon, 11/21/2016

It's a special Take Two this week as Jamy Ian Swiss reflects about the impact his friend and master magician, Lance Burton, has made on the world of magic.

Submitted Fri, 11/18/2016

It's all about perspective. David Ben explains how dismantling the past allows him to “recreate history” in order to discover new possibilities for Hocus Pocus.

Submitted Mon, 11/14/2016

In this week's Take Two, Jamy Ian Swiss looks at the legendary Don Alan and his influence on close-up magic.

Submitted Fri, 11/11/2016

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