Author Archives: jamesdmacdonald

O Sing Unto the Lord

Music Institute Chorale Daniel Wallenberg, conductor Gergory Shifrin, pianist presents: O Sing Unto the Lord Sunday, December 8, 2019, 3:00 PM $10 general admission Nicols Concert Hall 1490 Chicago Avenue Evanston, Illinois Music Institute of Chicago

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Nashua Winter Holiday Stroll

Come see the Granite State Magicians (including your handsome young friend, me) at the Holiday Stroll this Saturday, November 30th, in Nashua NH. We’re putting on a free magic show as part of the festivities at 30 Temple Street, Lower … Continue reading

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Magic Near Boston

If  you aren’t doing anything this weekend, you might head over to the  Second Annual Northeast New England Magic Contest, 2:00 pm Sunday, November 17th.  Wellesley Community Center, 219 Washington St, Wellesley MA. I’ll be there!

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Happy Official Start of Leaf-Peeping Season Day!

Originally posted on Dr. Doyle's Blog:
Hey, if we’re going to continue with the grand renaming of everything, I might as well plump for my own candidate. This date has long been the time when the New England autumnal…

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Fitzwilliam Fantasy Faire Map

Come on down! (Or up, depending on your starting point.)  13 Templeton Turnpike, Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire 03447.  Tons of vendors, shows, demos, and other fun.  Saturday the 5th.  9:00 am-3:00 pm. If you see me, say “Amaze me!” and I’ll … Continue reading

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Fitzwilliam Fantasy Faire

So there you are, wondering what to do, where to go, on an October morning. Specifically, October 5th, 2019. Why not come to the Fitzwilliam Fantasy Faire?  It’s Fair!  It’s Fantastic!  It’s in Fitzwilliam!(NH).  And, I’ll be there doing magic.  … Continue reading

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Vaudeville Again!

I’ll be doing my vaudeville thing at Newport, NH a week from Saturday, at 7:00 pm.   My turn is a recreation of a vaudeville magic act as might have been seen back in 1921, using the same patter, the same … Continue reading

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Read the Book!

Free download, in accessible, searchable Epub format, with live links to 740+ original documents: the Report On The Investigation Into Russian Interference In The 2016 Presidential Election (“The Mueller Report”). Read it.  Really.  It’s important.  

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This Weekend

I’m doing the Maine RenFaire.  As always, if you come up to me and say “Amaze me!” I will do my level best. 550 ME-109 in Acton, Maine.  Saturday and Sunday July 27/28, 10:00am-5:00 pm.  Be there or don’t be … Continue reading

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HORROR FOR THE THRONE

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Ian Randal Strock’s Fantastic Books has contracted with James D. Macdonald, Judith K. Dial, and Tom Easton for an anthology of 40 short horror stories to be called HORROR FOR THE THRONE ONE-SITTING READS We will open … Continue reading

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