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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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Vermont Ren Faire

Be there, or be square! The 2019 Vermont Renaissance Faire will be held in Stowe, VT, on June 22nd and 23rd. I’ll be doing magic on the Merchant’s Stage at 3:00 pm each day, plus walking around the fair grounds … Continue reading

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Want a Tip? Stay Out of Show Business.

BREAKING INTO THE VAUDEVILLE GAME by David J. Lustig (Knowledge and  Inside Dope Which Will Aid the Amateur To Become  a Vaudeville Artiste.) I have received numerous letters from people in all walks of life asking me how one goes … Continue reading

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A Complete Silk Act

One of the perennial topics in these parts goes something like this: “I’ve signed up for a talent show. What should I do?” Let me make a suggestion, under the rubric “everything old is new again.” In Jean Hugard‘s Silken Sorcery (1937), … Continue reading

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That’s Entertainment!

From Miscellaneous Handkerchief Tricks That You Can Do : Including a fifteen minute act “The Silky Slicker” by George De Lawrence, published by Gerald Heaney, Berlin, Wisconsin, 1921.  Pages 32-33. You absolutely cannot succeed in these modern days of “jazz” … Continue reading

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Free Magic Show: Boston

BEST OF BOSTON The SAM Assembly 9 “Best of Boston” contest will be held Wednesday, April 10th at the Puppet Showplace Theater, 32 Station St., Brookline, at 7:30 PM.  There is no charge for this performance. Note that the starting … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, in Vermont….

Tomorrow night (Saturday the 10th) I’ll be part of the “Live entertainment” at the Vermont Fantasy Masquerade Ball.  Get dressed to the nines—mask and all—and join us for the Fantasy Masquerade Ball by Vermont Gatherings, held at the Champlain Valley Exposition! … Continue reading

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Forward to the Past

If you’re looking for me this weekend, I’ll be at the Vermont Ren Faire in Stowe. In addition to doing walk-around magic, I’ve got four performances scheduled, two per day (at 10:30 am and 1:00 pm), on the Merchant’s Stage. … Continue reading

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Where I’ll Be Tomorrow

I’ll be at the Granite State Magicians’ benefit performance for the Merrimack (NH) CrimeLine.   Come out on Saturday, April 14th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to support the Merrimack Police K9 Program. Meet Dallas, Merrimack’s new K-9 officer … Continue reading

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Nashua, This Weekend

The Nashua Holiday Stroll will take place this coming Saturday, 25 November 2017. So why do I care?  I live at the entire other end of the state from Nashua.  Well, because Granite State Magicians will appear (poof!) at 30 … Continue reading

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