Archive for the 'Conventions' Category

Rick Smith Jr. Is Finding Young Talent At Magic Live

Posted by Michael on September 9th, 2019

Rick Smith Jr. just posted this video of him finding other, and much younger, card throwers at Magic Live. He posts new videos fairly regularly, so you really should check out his YouTube page.

Award Winning Magic From Abbott’s Get Together

Posted by Michael on August 12th, 2019

We have not seen very much video or news out of the 82nd Abbott’s Magic Get Together yet, partially because the YouTube search and sort function is on the blink and probably partially because attendees often post video after returning home. However, we have found this video of 8 year old Brynn Cummings award winning ventriloquism and magic act.

Congratulations Brynn!

Colon, Michigan: Magic Capital Of The World

Posted by Michael on August 6th, 2019

The annual Abbott’s Magic Get Together in Colon, Michigan is starting tomorrow! BJ Mallen explained the event to ABC 13 viewers and you can read more in the Holland Sentinel.

Ottawa International Buskerfest

Posted by Michael on July 31st, 2019

As explained by producer Brian Wilson and magician Chris Pilsworth on Daytime Ottawa, the Canadian capital is going to be hosting some of the world’s finest buskers this weekend for their 28th annual celebration of street performance. More information at OttawaBuskerFestival.com.

It’s Not Too Late For Conventions….

Posted by Michael on July 26th, 2019

Looking for a magic convention for a summer trip? Well, Abbott’s Magic Get Together will be taking place in Colon, Michigan August 7 to 10… but there is probably not a hotel room or camping spot to be found within 50 miles at this late date! A little later this summer the Midwest Magic Jubilee will be held in St. Louis on August 30 through September 1.

Above is footage from the 1991 Get Together from YouTube user Paul Tutherow Jr.

The DIY Magician For Kidabra 2019

Posted by Michael on July 10th, 2019

There is still time to register for Kidabra 2019, August 21-24 in Atlanta… the latest lecturer to post a video is Andrew Rement, the DIY Magician.

KIDabra 2019 Coming This August

Posted by Michael on June 18th, 2019

KIDabra is coming to Atlanta this August (the 21st through the 24th; find out more here) and Christopher T Magician took a moment to promote his lecture (and the lecture he is not going to give) at the convention.