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The End of an Era

The magic world is in mourning with the passing of Siegfired Fischbacher, of the Siegfried & Roy, who died from cancer in Las Vegas at the age of 81. Tributes have been pouring in from all over the world as magicians, celebrities, and magic fans alike speak of how Siegfried...
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Congratulations Tony Finch

AIM Member Tony Finch has just been awarded ‘Children’s Entertainer of the Year – New South Wales’ in the 2021 Australian Enterprise Awards. Congratulations Tony and if you are in Sydney looking for a great kids entertainer JUST CLICK THIS LINK!
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Applications for MMF 2021 now open

Welcome to 2021 and only 178 days away from the start of the next Melbourne Magic Festival! As promised, here is the online application for those wanting to produce a show in the Festival Hub CLICK HERE The Producer Guide can be found HERE Pics and Videos of the Hub can be found...
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COVIDSafe guidelines for Magician

As the peak industry body for magicians in Australia, a team from The Australian Institute of Magic headed by David Chandler has created a set of guidelines specifically relating to performing magicians. You can download Version 1.2 (created on December 7, 2020) by CLICKING HERE.
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Behind the scenes at The Sydney Opera House

AIM Member Adam Mada takes us on a rare trip backstage at The Sydney Opera House to see exactly how much work was required to produce his latest show ‘Mada’s Virtual Marvels’. Adam said “This was an incredibly difficult show to pull off and extraordinarily...
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Adam Mada at the Sydney Opera House

Join Mr Magic himself, Adam Mada, for a very special interactive magic show! Watch closely as Mada reaches through the screen to make objects appear, transmogrify and even fly before your very eyes. Joined by special guest Heidi Hoops with original live music by multi award...
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Children’s Week in Geelong

October 24 to November 1 is Children’s Week and Dazzling Dan is presenting not one but THREE exciting magic shows for kids in Geelong from October 29 to November 1   CHOOSE YOUR OWN MAGIC – Online Join Dazzling Dan as he takes you on an adventure, during the show...
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Friday is Magic Day!

THIS FRIDAY IS MAGIC DAY!   What a great day to end the School Holidays on with two huge shows via Zoom from The Laneway Theatre.   Bring all the youngsters together at 2.30pm for all the fun of TIM CREDIBLE’S FAMILY MAGIC SHOW at Tim and his puppet Douzie Dragon keep the...
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The AIM Junior Showcase is coming

Every year during the Melbourne Magic Festival, we are proud to present a showcase performance of our AIM Junior Magicians celebrating their progress in the art of magic. Of course, thanks to Covid, this was not possible to do live this year so we are going virtual. On Saturday,...
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Friday Night Magic Continues

As Melbourne slowly moves out of Stage 4 Lockdown The Laneway Theatre will continue to provide quality family entertainment via Zoom until it’s safe to return to in-person shows. This Friday night they celebrate the end of Stage 4 (fingers crossed) with a massive...
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The Impossible Zoom Experiment

Melbourne magician (and global magic superstar) Dom Chambers has teamed up with his ‘America’s Got Talent’ alumni Eric Chien (FISM World Champion) to create an innovative new Zoom Magic Show called ‘The Impossible Zoom Experiment’. With Dom...
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David Blaine’s new show – Ascension

With David Blaine set to do his first major stunt in over a decade – you can view the trailer here: he is popping up all over the media this week to promote the show:   This week he announced his first major live event in a decade called “Ascension” which will take...
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Penn & Teller at home

While Las Vegas is closed, Penn & Teller have kept very busy by creating a unique version of their TV show from home. This is their first special, tomorrow we’ll share their second episode. Enjoy!    
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Tune in to LIVE MAGIC tonight!

During lockdown in Melbourne, Australia, we unfortunately been unable to attend any events since March this year. One of Australia’s best known magicians Tim Ellis has set up a Zoom Magic Show from his own home Laneway Theatre. For one fun hour, Tim and special guest Dom Chambers...
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VIDEO – Early Paul Daniels

The David Nixon Show was a television tradition from 1972 to 1977. When he died in 1978 Thames Television searched for a successor and Paul Daniels made television history with his show running from 1979 to 1994. Here is a clip of Paul Daniels making an early appearance on David...
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