These are great times to be an Austin magician. First, the TAOM came to town. Jay Scott Berry was on hand, as well as Amanda Eve, Randi Rain, Tiny Bubbles, Peter Samelson, Robert Baxt, Jade and a host of others. But that was just the Labor Day weekend. Look what else is coming up:
- Sunday, Sept. 20th: Magic Movie Night Fundraiser at the Alamo Drafthouse. This fundraiser at the South Lamar location of the Drafthouse will feature a screening of The Prestige, starring Hugh Jackman and Christian Bale, plus live close-up magicians before the film and an after-show featuring Peter the Adequate in the adjacent Highball. The movie starts at 6. The Drafthouse is sharing proceeds from ticket sales with Assembly 206. Go here for tickets or more information.
- Oct. 2 – Oct 4: The Wondershow at the Vortex. Popular mentalist Jon Stetson will headline this great variety show. He’ll be joined by sword-swallowing comic Bred Loudermilk, sensational burlesque entertainers Ruby Joule and Coco Lectric, and western variety art entertainer Chris McDaniel. Also expect an exquisite aerial performance by Bethany Summersizzle of Austin’s Skycandy. Go here for tickets or more information.
- Oct. 3 – Oct 4: Master Illusionist Ivan Amodei at the Omni Downtown. Filled with world-class magic, fantastic story-telling, audience participation and incredible live music by Celine Dion’s concert cellist, this intimate performance weaves original, thought-provoking illusions, wit, humor, and dazzling live music together with an entertaining theatrical twist.
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- CANCELLED Oct. 31-Nov. 1: The Supernaturalists at the Bass Concert Hall. Assembly 206 during its October meeting will be raffling two tickets to this spectacular magic variety show, produced by Las Vegas great Criss Angel. Performers include illusionist Landon Swank, mentalist Banachek, femme fatale of legerdermain Krystyn and escape artist Spencer Horsman. Contact Assembly secretary Jake Dyer to get your special Assembly 206 code for discounted tickets. Go here for tickets or more information.