Archive for the 'Charity' Category

Murray’s Annual Effort To Give Back

Posted by Michael on December 26th, 2019

Murray SawChuck teamed with a few friends, including his mother Arlene, to give back to the community for the holidays. Not only did Murray pass out 100 pairs of mittens his mother made to those in need, according to Vegas News his 8th annual Beggin’ For Magic show raised over $2,000 for the Friends For Life animal shelter.

Aaron Harp On WHAS 11

Posted by Michael on September 30th, 2019

Kentucky’s WHAS 11 covered Aaron Harp’s show over the weekend at the Historic State Theater in Elizabethtown, KY that saw part of the ticket sales going to the Ronald McDonald House Charities.

Jamie Jibberish’s Magic For Young Refugees

Posted by Michael on September 19th, 2019

Ed Times, a news platform for Indian millennial, posted this feature on Jamie Balfour-Paul (also known as Jamie Jibberish) who performs magic for refugee children in countries such as Lebanon, Turkey and Jordan through his group Magic For Smiles.

The Chicago Sun Times Features Open Heart Magic

Posted by Michael on September 16th, 2019

The Chicago Sun Times features magician Neil Tobin, who is also the assistant director of Open Heart Magic a non-profit group training magicians to visit hospitalized kids in this video. You can read more at the Sun Times website and Open Heart’s site.

Misty Lee, A Red Balloon, A Little Magic…

Posted by Michael on May 27th, 2019

It is Memorial Day her in the US, which means iTricks Tower Midwest is closed. Still, we wanted to share last week’s Unicorn Wednesday with Misty Lee, which saw her getting in on the Red Nose Day action.

Tonight Is Red Nose Day (Uh… Night)

Posted by Michael on May 23rd, 2019

While not quite as big in the US as it is in the UK, Comic Relief’s Red Nose Day is here! We can’t promise any magic in NBC’s special tonight, which is described as a mix of comedy and music, but it is a great cause (which you can learn more about on their website).

If any magicians out there are part of local Red Nose events please send us video or article links!

A Blindfolded Drive With Nino

Posted by Michael on April 18th, 2019

Nino Cruzillini is a Wisconsin based hypnotist and magician, but at the recent Nothin’ Up My Sleeve magic fundraiser show in Crystal Lake, Illinois he turned into the world’s scariest Uber driver to benefit the Crystal Lake’s Raue Center for the Arts.