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Remembering Rex Reeve

When I was asked to say a few words about Rex today my first thought was ‘How do you sum up Rex in a couple of minutes?’ I first met him in the late 70’s at The Magic Circle meeting when we met in at the YWCA. This little guy walked in and introduced himself and proceeded to show...
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Mark Kalin of The Illusionists

Mark Kalin of The Illusionists 1903 – FREE!

The Illusionists 1903: Mark Kalin in Conversation Join star of The Illusionists 1903 Mark Kalin in this intimate and exclusive event at The Victorian Arts Centre on Thursday 7 January 2016, 5pm Don’t miss Mark Kalin chatting about his life in magic, his journey getting to the top...
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The Cups & Balls – An Online Museum Exhibit

Thanks to David Ben and the amazing work of Magicana, the history of the oldest magic trick in the world – The Cups and Balls – is being preserved online for generations to come. CLICK HERE to visit this amazing multimedia exhibit and not only will you be entertained...
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Massive Magic Auction – June 14

Open to all Magicians. If you have something to sell, bring it along and turn it into money (First come – First served) If you are looking for that something extra for your show, it could be here. Illusions both big and small will be going under the hammer. If ou have...
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Compete at the World Championships of Magic

Would you like to compete in the World Championships of Magic in Italy this year?  Do you live in Australia or New Zealand? The Australian Institute of Magic is now taking video submissions from magicians interested in competing in the 2015 FISM World Championships of Magic to be...
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Over 80 songs about MAGIC

Tim Ellis must have too much spare time on his hands… which is good for us because he’s compiled a YouTube Playlist of over 80 songs with the word MAGIC in their title. Sit back, hit play and listen to over 5 hours of non-stop magic. CLICK HERE
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Geoff Crozier – Legendary Australian Magician

One of the most unique magicians ever to emerge from the Australian scene was the legendary Geoff Crozier. Though he varied the spelling of his name the impact of his act never changed. It was a piece of shock theatre that totally immersed the audience into the chaotic world that...
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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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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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