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Convention Contest Winners Announced

The results of the three contests held at the St. Louis convention are listed below.  We thank all

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Magician’s Got Talent?

Jul 23rd, 2014 | by BRUCE KALVER

Will a magician ever win on America's Got Talent? Probably not. The truth is that magicians are judged on an entirely different level. When a magician performs on this "reality" show, Read more

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Practice vs. Rehearsal: What’s the Difference?

Oct 18th, 2013 | by George Saterial

As a teenager, I developed a manipulation act with silks, candles, and cards. Most of the candles were the electronic kind-- metal tubes filled with batteries, ignition buttons on the Read more

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KENRICK ‘ICE’ MCDONALD: Imagination – Compassion – Excellence

Jun 25th, 2014

So you think you know ICE McDonald? Think again. Yes, he has been featured on a half-dozen covers and in dozens of articles in magic magazines, and has also starred on national and world television. ICE has received numerous awards and has performed in nearly a dozen countries. But there is much more to the [...]

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