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Circus of Illusion coming to Melbourne

Looking for something magical these school holidays? Circus of Illusion arrives at The Palms at Crown Melbourne these school holidays from the 12 – 13 Jan. Four shows only don’t delay book your tickets now! Escape into a world where sawdust and sequins join cutting...
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MMF 2022 Applications now open!

If you’d like to produce a show at the 2022 Melbourne Magic Festival, applications are now open! Just CLICK HERE and fill out your application online – but don’t forget to read the PRODUCERS GUIDE first!
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Magic in Perth over January

Magicians from all over Australia are heading to Perth to showcase their latest creations at the Perth Fringeworld Festival from January 13 to February 14. Let’s take a look at the line up: ALAZA-CAM! Cameron the Magician is excited to present “Alaza-Cam!”. A...
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Dom Chambers uses his magic for Melbourne

This week Dom Chambers put his exceptional card magic skills to good use for the The Melbourne Football Club as he magically announced their draw for the 2022 season. You can see him in action here! CLICK TO WATCH ON TWITTER
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Magic in Melbourne this Christmas

Here in Melbourne we are finally FREE to get out and go to the theatre again! (YAY!) So, what is in store for Melbourne’s Magic lovers? IMPOSSIBLE OCCURENCES EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT AT 7.30pm & 9.30pm WITNESS LUKE HOCKING’S MIRACLES UP-CLOSE Magician Luke Hocking intrigues...
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Magic for Children’s Week

It’s Children’s Week and tomorrow (Wednesday 27th Oct) Dazzling Dan is live streaming a free magic show live from the Geelong Botanic Gardens, hosted by the City of Greater Geelong as part of Children’s Week 2021, and we welcome your children to join in the fun! Magic in...
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The Golden Age Returns

After having to postpone the grand opening of it’s fantastic new magic exhibit ‘How’s Tricks’ due to the lockdown, The State Library of NSW has finally reopened and extended the exhibition. You now have until March 27, 2022 to get to Sydney and check this...
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Can Helen Coghlan Fool Us 4 Times?!

Helen Coghlan, with a new illusion created by her father and living legend Arthur Coghlan, has made her fourth appearance on Penn & Teller Fool Us last week. Every time she has appeared so far, she has FOOLED Penn & Teller. Will she become the first person in history to...
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Simon Coronel is North American FISM Champion

Congratulations to AIM Member Simon Coronel who just took out the top prize for Close Up Magic and is the new North American Champion of FISM! Held in Quebec, where the World Championships of Magic will be held next year, Simon competed against 11 top magicians (you can read all...
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Esme Levante on ABC Radio

The illusory life of magician Esme Levante Jumping from a high diving board in handcuffs and chains or escaping from a padlocked trunk was not the usual pathway for a young woman in the 1930s and 40s. But for Esme Levante, escapologist, magician and cabaret artist,  it was...
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The Magic of Oz

Coming up on October 19 is a massive Zoom Magic Show featuring the best of Australian Magicians and it’s FREE! Presented by the Sydney branch of the International Brotherhood of Magicians, this is a show ever magic fan must see! Use the QR code to fet all the details or...
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Magicians at Work – Online & Sold Out

The ever popular monthly Showcase of new magic presented by The Australian Institute of Magic is on Zoom tomorrow night and completely SOLD OUT at 500 tickets. It’s clear there is a need for interactive entertainment with a sense of community as Zoom Magic Shows are becoming more...
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Ace McDermott

We have just heard the unfortunate news of yet another magician succumbing to Covid19. Australian magician, based in the Philippines, Ace McDermott passed away yesterday leaving his wife and small children. Ace was a very busy performer on the corporate and cruise ship scene, and...
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Magical Lockdown Fun!

Yes, we may be in lockdown again, but that won’t stop the magic! Thanks to some innovative AIM Members (and Zoom!) we are bringing the magic to you over the next two weeks. THURSDAY AUG 19 and FRIDAY AUG 20 Today and tomorrow- Virtual Magic school and show. AUSTRALIA WIDE....
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Kindred Spirits

Here is a ten minute video featuring two icons of the Melbourne magic scene, Sam Angelico and Ross Skiffington
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