The holiday season is magical. In my early-teens I frequented the Greater Louisville Magic Emporium; it was the finest magic store in Louisville and had a small 75 seat theatre in the back. By this time I had performed on that stage a few times – and to me it was like working in Vegas. The shop felt like an extension of the community that I was a part of in my local club. One day when my mom
It was a great month for our ring. From November 8th through the 11th many of us made the short drive to St. Joseph, MO to attend Workshop 2017, a convention unlike any other, which was organized by former Ring 129 and International president David Sandy. What makes this event unique is the focus on teaching and learning, as well as non-stop action: no dealers’ room, no contests, just opportunities to learn new magic and to hang out with
Card Trivia…… by Laird Wilcox. In this column let’s talk about my latest adventures in making a deck of Svengali cards. This is no easy task! The first card trick I was introduced to at the age of 10 was “TV Magic Cards” by Marshal Brodien. It was basically a Svengeli Deck! So, for the heck of it I made 72 decks. A Svengali deck is a deck of 48 cards, with every other card being the same
2017….. December 7, 2017- – Regular Ring Meeting at the Clairion Hotel (formerly the Crowne Plaza Hotel) – , 12601 W 95th St, Lenexa, KS 66215, at 95th St. and I-35 interchange. Meetings begin at 7:00 pm. To see a map, CLICK HERE. December 14, 2017- Board Meeting at the Denny’s Restaurant – Shawnee Mission Parkway at I-35 in Merriam – 7 pm. All guests are welcome to attend.
Ring 129 Mall Show October 14th to support Workshop 2017 – Remember the days when malls and shopping centers would frequently hire magicians to entertain shoppers by performing magic shows several times on a Saturday afternoon? It is more uncommon these days to hear of a mall offer live entertainment, but that’s all going to change on Saturday, October 14, 2017 when our Ring 129 and the East Hills Shopping Center in St. Joseph present MAGIC, MAGICIANS & MAYHEM AT THE MALL. This is
Ring 129 was proud to have participated in this years Planet Comicon promoting Magic and IBM Ring 129! In those 3 days over 70,000 people flocked to Bartle Hall. Ring 129 presented 3 stage shows in the Planet Entertainment Zone. Tom Burgoon, Gene Turner and Terry Magelssen entertain the masses with GREAT SUCCESS! Enjoy the pics! We’re excited