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Magic For Humans – on Netflix NOW!

The latest TV magic series to hit our screens is arguably the best ever produced. Justin Willman has created an incredible mix of charm, whimsy, and absolutely astonishingly fresh magic. More importantly, he has created magic you can care about. The six episode series has just...
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Tim Ellis featured in The Age

President of AIM, Tim Ellis, was featured in The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald last weekend with a big cover story in MY CAREER. You can now view the story online by clicking here  
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Magic at Sydney Fringe Festival

The Sydney Fringe Festival is back in September and this year features a number of very interesting magic shows for all ages. For kids you can check out ‘Why Are Kids Smarter Than Adults?’ presented by Tracy Tam, or ‘Why Not?’ performed by Michael...
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Week 2 of the Melbourne Magic Festival

The magic continues at The Melba Spiegeltent with a whole new batch of shows coming for the second week! If you loved the shows last week, you’re going to have your minds blown this week!   SHOWS AT THE FESTIVAL HUB (35 Johnston St, Collingwood) SHOWS AT SATELLITE...
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Melbourne Magic Festival starts next week

And boy, are we excited!!! In addition to the classic MMF favourites: Best of the Magic Fest, MagicSports, The Galas and Tim Credible’s shows,  there are SO MANY new and exciting events to get into this year – PLUS it’s in our brand new hub the incredible Melba...
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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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