Archive for the 'brick and mortar' Category

Juan Pablo Visits The Patil Magic Shop In Mumbai

Posted by Michael on March 23rd, 2020

The Patil Magic Shop is in Mumbai, India and they have posted a view videos, such as this one with Argentinian magician Juan Pablo, recently featuring visitors to their shop. You can see these over on the Patil Magic Shop’s YouTube page… it is fascinating to see that magic shops, in many ways, look the same all over the world!

Across From The Alamo…

Posted by Michael on January 30th, 2020

I know two things about the Alamo I did not learn from history books: it has no basement and there is a magic venue across the street in the Alamo Plaza. That venue, The Magicians Agency, just put out this new promo video so it is something iTricksters should keep in mind if they find themselves down in San Antonio.

Blackpool’s New Museum

Posted by Michael on January 14th, 2020

UK comedy news site Chortle reports on the opening of a new Blackpool museum called Showtown dedicated to “fun and entertainment.” It will have an incredible collection of props, ranging from Stan Laurel’s bowler to magic props from legends such as Tommy Cooper… check out the recently released video promo above and you will catch a few magic references.
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’80s Halloween With The Magic Manor

Posted by Michael on October 22nd, 2019

We are not familiar with Chicago’s Magic Manor, and it does not seem to be in business any more, but it seems to have been a magic and costume shop. YouTube user Mr Meathook posted this vintage commercial showing off their Halloween wares about 35 years ago… and it kind of has us nostalgic for the good ol’ days!

Magic’s Theater And Museum In Austin

Posted by Michael on October 15th, 2019

We have mentioned Magic’s Theater and Museum in Austin, Texas in the past but we just found this Univision feature on the venue posted by Univision host and producer Leslie Montoya. It is in Spanish but it still provides a great look inside the venue.

A Look Inside Mal Norton’s Magic Shop

Posted by Michael on October 15th, 2019

Once you get past the first few seconds of this video it becomes a visit to Mal Norton’s Magic Shop in Plymouth Barbicon, from the Plymouth Barbicon TV UK YouTube Page.

Miss Katalin Behind The Scenes At Marvyn’s Magic Theater

Posted by Michael on October 15th, 2019

Miss Katalin was one of the first performer’s at Marvyn’s Magic Theater in La Quinta, California and it is one of a few topics she touches on in this behind the scenes video. The new venue, owned by Jeff Hobson, is also the subject of an article on KESQ’s website. It seems to be the transcript of a video segment we can’t find, but still fills in some details on the new theater.