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Eric Jones to appear at MMF

Regarded by his peers as one of Magic’s Rising Stars, Eric Jones has made quite a name for himself in the world of magic. Armed with cunning sleight of hand and a charming personality, he will astound you with his digital dexterity.  Eric creates intimate miracles for you and...
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Hey Presto rises again

Exciting news as the ‘Hey Presto’ magic shop which suffered a fire over the weekend is already back in business, rising like a phoenix from the ashes. Owner Garry Cohen offered thanks to the many Sydney magicians who assisted him in the clean up operation during the...
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Dan Sperry returns for The Melbourne Magic Festival

You saw just a peek of his genius in ‘THE ILLUSIONISTS’ now not only will you get to see his hit off-Broadway show but you’ll enjoy his lecture as well!   “I saw Dan destroy an audience of 3,000 people last year. I was one of them. I’d never...
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Hey Presto Magic – Fire

Last night the iconic ‘Hey Presto Magic Shop’ caught fire and, though the fire damage was kept to a minimum thanks to a fast acting sprinkler system, water damage has caused the shop to be shut down until further notice. On the CIGAM Forum on Facebook owner Garry...
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Jay Scott Berry to star at The Melbourne Magic Festival

A Modern Day Merlin and Renaissance man, Jay Scott Berry is a world renowned Magician, Musician, Producer, Poet and Composer. He has performed thousands of shows around the globe from The Magic Castle in Hollywood to Theatres, Chateaus and Caberets in Paris, London and Rome. From...
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The art of the blatant plug

The May edition on Melbourne’s Magic Night started with a chilly atmosphere indeed… but very quickly a horde of magic fans descended on Wesley Anne and warmed up the archaic theatre ready for another big night of magic and mischief. Lee Cohen hosted the night and, in...
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Top Hat Tuesdays Anniversary Special

On June 3rd, Top Hat Tuesday’s is turning two! So they’re celebrating the best way they know how – by throwing an all-star party extravaganza! That’s right, not just one headliner, but five! Get in early for tickets folks, this is going to be BIG! — with Shane Hill, Nicholas J....
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Melbourne Magic Night this Tuesday!

This Tuesday, May 13, is the next MELBOURNE MAGIC NIGHT! Don’t miss out on the hottest magic gathering in Australia for magicians and magic fans alike. Lee Cohen has produced an exciting line up of performances, workshops, sessions, demonstrations and edutainment from...
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Lawrence Leung makes a movie!

Over ten years ago we saw Lawrence Leung’s first ever solo show ‘Sucker’. It was soooo good we all said the same thing “When are you going to make it into a movie?” The hard work has finally paid off and you can read all about it in this article from...
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The Classic Kayak Bung Scam

The April Melbourne Magic Night was the biggest one yet with an almost standing room only crowd enjoying a huge variety of magic entertainment and education. Starting at 5.30pm with only one Junior magician arriving for AIM Juniors… Tim Ellis, Les Cohen and Nicholas Johnson...
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