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Win tix to PUFFS the play!

Fellow wizard fans! Puffs the Play has opened to rave reviews, do yourself a favour and check it out! Now playing at The Alex Theatre, St Kilda. The record breaking smash off-Broadway hit now in its second year comes to Melbourne. The New York Times says Puffs “Exudes a jovial...
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Calling All Junior Magicians!

Join the next generation of fresh magicians as they compete for the titles of Australian Junior Champion of Stage Magic and Australian Junior Champion of Close Up Magic. A highlight of the Melbourne Magic Festival, and for first time at Arts Centre Melbourne, the Championships...
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Learn magic these school holidays!

If you’ve ever wanted to learn the art of magic, or if you already are a magician and would like to improve, there’s no better time than these school holidays and no better place than the Melbourne Magic Festival   If you’re aged between 5 and 15 years, try...
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Cosentino’s Next Kids Book Released

After his first book for kids, THE MISSING ACE, went on to become a best seller after being released in November last year, Cosentino The Grand Illusionist has now released the second book in the series.   “When Cosentino, the Grand Illusionist, receives a mysterious note,...
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Catch ECLIPSE next month

The new show from illusionist Anthony Street hits Melbourne for one show only on April 24. Eclipse boasts a stellar cast of over 17 highly trained performers showcasing numerous dance styles including Jazz, Tap, Contemporary, Musical Theatre, Irish and Broadway just to name a...
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Luke Blaze – The First Chapter

One of our AIM Junior members is about to launch his career in a big way, with his very first stage illusion show! We hope all of the amazing Melbourne Magic Community can rally around and support Luke by buying a ticket or spreading the word and supporting the future of...
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Magicians Worked hard in March

Were you there at Magicians at Work on March 14? There was quite a big crowd so you probably were! It was a great night with new performances from: Tim Ellis – enlarging Coke bottle Mr Marmalade – Ninja Rings to live looped music Anthony DeMasi – Crazy Pom Poms...
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Jeki Yoo from Korea

A few years ago we brought Jeki Yoo out to Australia and he blew everyone away with he innovative card magic and artistic stage show. Look what he’s up to now!  
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Old School Derren Brown

Here’s a great clip from one of Derren Brown’s earliest shows – how does he do it?  
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Shin Lim – Fool Us

If you saw him in The Unbelievables last week and were blown away – take a look at how he fooled Penn & Teller.. TWICE!  
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Yif – The Art of Magic

This is Yif on live TV in China. Astonishingly visual magic  
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R Paul Wilson coming to Melbourne

“Imagine That, A Lecture by R Paul Wilson” You will remember R Paul Wilson for his six years as a writer and presenter on the BBC series “The Real Hustle”. Paul is a filmmaker, magician and author and lives and works between London, Los Angeles and his home in Scotland. His...
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Scamapalooza

Are you a fan of magic and all of its allied arts in the area of deceit, trickery and hustles? Then you need to subscribe to AIM Member Nicholas J Johnson’s fantastic podcast ‘Scamapalooza’ in which he interviews con artists, magicians, scam historians and other...
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Magic at the 2018 Perth Fringeworld

Heading over to Perth this February? If you’re a magic fan then maybe you should consider taking a trip because from January 26 to February 25 there will be more magic shows in Perth than anywhere else in the world!*    * (with the obvious exception of the Melbourne Magic...
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Magic at the 2018 Adelaide Fringe Festival

The Adelaide Fringe Festival is back from February 16 to March 18 with a record 25 magic shows this year! Magicians are coming from all over Australia the world to showcase their skills including the UK, Sweden, and Canada. Magic shows hitting Adelaide during the Fringe Festival...
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