Archive for the 'Conventions' Category

James Randi: Blackpool 2009

Posted by Michael on February 14th, 2020

This clip featuring James Randi at the 2009 Blackpool Magic Convention is not only special because it features the legendary Randi but because it is one of the oldest, if not the oldest video on YouTube when you search for “Blackpool Magic Convention” (at least from the US). John Houdis posted it on his YouTube page back in the summer of 2009.

David Williamson At Blackpool (2010)

Posted by Michael on February 14th, 2020

Since Blackpool 2020 opened its doors today, we’re going to take a look at a few highlights from past years. First up clip of David Williamson performing out of pocket among the attendees.

Looking At The Session 2020 With Steve Faulkner

Posted by Michael on January 22nd, 2020

We still haven’t found any great summaries of the Society of American Magicians convention in Las Vegas (it did only end yesterday), but we did find Steve Faulkner’s day by day review of The Session 2020. Here is the first; you can see the next two days on his YouTube page Real Magic Review.

Ryan Joyce Takes You To Canada’s Most Magic Town

Posted by Michael on October 7th, 2019

This video is pretty straightforward: we’ll let friend of iTricks Ryan Joyce explain it from here! You can check out the festival over on their official site.

Types Of Magicians At Magic Conventions

Posted by Michael on October 4th, 2019

Charles the French Comedian and his buddy Tada recently visited the Kabbalah Magic Convention in Taiwan… and this is the video they came up with after it was over.

WZZM 13 Looks At Colon, Michigan’s Street Of Cards

Posted by Michael on September 26th, 2019

Colon, Michigan is the magic capital of the universe. Michigan’s WZZM just ran this story on the Abbott’s Get Together and the card throwing event that has grown from it!

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.