Scott Alexander Lecture April 23, At US TOY MAGIC.
Thom Peterson Lecture April 2, At US TOY MAGIC.
A Message From the President: One down, eleven more to go. Well, my first monthly Ring meeting as your new president is now history, and I have eleven more times to get to do it again. Am I excited? You bet! In fact, I’ve already put together a full list of fun and exciting activities, talks/presentations, learning opportunities, games, performances, etc. for upcoming Ring meetings… and I’m a bit concerned about having enough time and space to get it all
2019 Planet Comicon – Mark your calendars! Ring 129 will once again be participating in Planet Comicon. This year’s dates have been set for the weekend of March 29-31. If you would like to participate or help at the Ring 129 booth, contact Kelly Rusk. This is a Ring 129 event which is open to all members. Just take a look at the pictures from last year!
February 2019 Ring129 Meeting Report by Stu Lewis January 26 was an eventful evening for our Ring, as we held our annual contest for stage magician of the year—the Enslow award—at a new venue: The Musical Theater Heritage Stage 2 at Crown Center—a real theater with comfortable tiered seating. Since we will be submitting a separate write-up and photo-spread of the event, I will simply mention the winners here: Dennis Burks, first place; Gene Kean, first runner-up; Justin Scott, second
Final Chapter…… On January 25th, Laird Wilcox, the writer of our monthly column, “The Card Corner” passed away at his home in Kansas City. Laird was actually known by his family as Anthony or “Tony”. You see, Laird was the fourth of five “Laird” Wilcox’s! In an interview with Laird’s father, now living in Olathe, Kansas, I was able to piece together some interesting facts about Laird. Though we mostly knew him through his involvement with the local I.B.M