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Congratulations to the winners of the Conjurors Corner Magic Club Magic Contest.
1st Place: John Jurney
2nd Place: Mark Doetsch
3rd Place: Tim Adamz


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TOM DOBROWOLSKI LECTURE: Monday, May 18, 7 p.m. 
(note it's the 3rd Monday b/c of Memorial Day)

Guests $20 • Club Members Free

My all new lecture for 2015 featuring more great, fun magic you will use from my friends  and me! The lecture will include performances and explanations of some of the below material. Also any questions you may have on any of the material from the past lectures just ask!!

 

  • “Something Borrowed Something New”  Jack Carpenter You’ll be doing some amazing visual magic with very little effort and a freely selected card. You’ll love this!
  •  “Misdirection:The Way of The Monkey” David Kuraya David sent me a clip of this strange and wonderful effect and I HAD to have it for the notes! As David says “This is perhaps the strangest thing I have been playing with with recently. Its a work in progress, but at Toms request, I am happy to share it” You’ll be happy he did too! 
  • “Trent’s Ribbon” Trent James My lousy name for a great very quick, very visual stand up piece with a ribbon. It fooled me and will fool you. You’ll love doing this one. 
  • “Increasing the Odds”  Patrick Flanagan   One simple strong entertaining demonstration in “cheating at cards” that you can use to lead into another routine or as a stand alone effect. 
  • “Whitewall”  Jeff Prace  A wonderful simple concept limited only by your imagination that turns your iPhone/Smartphone into an even more magical device. Heck it’s so simple even I can do it! 
  • “Turkish Ice Cream Sandwich”  Curtis Kam In Curtis’ own words:No doubt you've seen that video of a Turkish ice cream salesman relentlessly pranking his customers with manipulations of cones and ice cream that defy anticipation, not to mention American food safety laws. Decades before that video went viral, I came across a wonderful dodge in R. Paul Wilson's The Red-Headed League in which cards vanish from plain sight only to reappear in the deck, sandwiching a selection. Starting there, I put together a three-phase routine that jerks the audience around by its collective nose almost as mercilessly as a Turkish ice cream salesman.”   
  • “Tom’s Poker”  Tom Dobrowolski  A four card Poker game I developed to sell to casinos to make BILLIONS!! 4 players 4 cards 4 Rules “4” loads of fun! 
  • “2 Card Flip”  Joe Cole   2 selected cards, found 2 ways, found 2 times and 2 much fun 2 do!!  
  • “What You “Wynnn” in Vegas, Stays in Vegas”  Tom Dobrowolski With just 3 coins I hit the Jackpot and then just as quickly hit the road busted out. You’ll learn a few easy move and displays that will make you look like you have Curtis Kam “Palms of Steel”. 
  • “Easy As One,Two,Three”  John Carey  An excerpt from John’s wonderful new book “Crafted with Carey” this piece is a combination of the classic inversion plot, married with Paul Cummins fantastic “Flasher” premise from his lecture notes “FASDIU”. If you haven’t yet you should buy John’s book. 
  • One To-Go Box Please!” Jeremiah Zuo   A visual pun for the magically inclined.  Two selected cards.  One is found in between two jokers which come out of the box.  The second is found inside a box which came out of the two jokers.

 

Join for 2015-16  $75 and get this lecture free! Our membership year begins in June with Max Krause.



Past lecturers have included the following:  Aaron Fisher, Aldo and Rachel Colombini, Arthur Trace, Bill Abbott, Bob Sheets, Bruce Bernstein, Chris Capehart, Dan Fleshman, Dan Harlan, Darwin Ortiz, Daryl (twice), David Calzada, David Campos, David Merry, David Parr, David Regal, David Roth, David Solomon, David Stone, David Williamson, Don England, Doug Malloy, Eric Jones, Eugene Burger, Geoff Williams, Glenn Morphew (twice), Jeremiah Zuo, Jim Krzak, Jim Sisti, John Lovick, Kainoa Harbottle, Keith Fields, Kozmo, Martin Mercy, Michael Ammar, Mike Hall, Mike Powers. Nathan Kranzo, Oz Pearlman, Paul Gertner, Paul Green, Peter Eggink, Richard Sanders, Sean Bogunia, Steve Bryant, Steve Daly, Steve Draun, Tom Dobrowolski (thrice), Tomas Medina (twice), Tony Noice, and Whit Haydn.

In addition, we have an annual magic contest which is recorded and broadcast on Comcast Cable's "It's Magic" television show.

2014 Contest Winners: 1st Place John Jurney; 2nd Place Bruce Young; 3rd Place Mark Doetsch

For membership info, contact Mark Doetsch at 224-627-3381 or send an email to conjurorscorner@gmail.com


Coming up in July: