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), the last chapter describes the Stillwell Silk Act. Here’s what Hugard says: CHAPTER XII THEContinue reading “A Complete Silk Act”

Maine RenFaire

Looking for something to do this summer?  By July we should be well into the After Times, so — look for the Before Times with the Maine Renaissance Faire. Four days:  July 17, 18, 24, and 25. This is a lot of fun, great performances, interesting food, and a wonderful site.  One of the performersContinue reading “Maine RenFaire”

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), the last chapter describes the Stillwell Silk Act. Here’s what Hugard says: CHAPTER XII THEContinue reading “A Complete Silk Act”

Tri-State Magic Auction

ANNUAL MAGIC AUCTION Sunday, April 19, 2020 BJ Hickman, MC and Auctioneer LOCATION-The Chill Function Hall 580 US Highway 1 Bypass, Portsmouth, NH It’s in the back of The Roundabout Restaurant and next door to the Holiday Inn Time: Sellers Set Up 8:30 am Auction Viewing 9:00 am Auction 9:30-4:00 Lunch Break 1:00 Admission $7.00Continue reading “Tri-State Magic Auction”

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 do my level best.  

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