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”
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”
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.
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 there (that is the question). Oh, yeah, and please don’t think of the Ace ofContinue reading “This Weekend”
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 for the rest of the fair. Come, meet my friends. Come up to me andContinue reading “Vermont Ren Faire”