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Weekly Puzzle Solution: Erika’s choice

Welcome to GeniiOnline’s Weekly Puzzle, powered by Art of Play! We’ll bring you a new puzzle every Monday, then publish the solution on Tuesday.  In case you missed it yesterday, here’s the puzzle. Now, on to the solution! Erika is thinking of the 6 of spades. Both Natalie and Dave know what cards exist. When …

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The Magic Show starring Doug Henning is now available to stream on Amazon Prime

A filmed performance of the 70’s one-act magic musical The Magic Show is now available on Amazon Prime, marking starring magician Doug Henning’s first appearance on a digital streaming platform.   The Magic Show, which details the life and loves of an alcoholic magician working a seedy nightclub, opened on May 28th, 1974 and quickly became a broadway hit, …

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Ekaterina was so inspired by this magic book that she put a ring on it

Ekaterina is a great source of magic reviews, and after a hiatus that appears to have been very inspiring, she’s back with an unusual video. Her latest subject is the book Only Ideas by Rory Adams, which is about the process behind creating magic. She’s a big fan of the book, appreciating the idea of …

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Live Shows US: Here’s the lineup for the ‘Magic At Coney!!!’ Sunday Matinee

Every Sunday at midday, the Coney Island Museum plays host to an ever-changing lineup of magicians, illusionists, escape artists and, performers from around the world. At just $10 a ticket (or $5 for children under 12), the Magic at Coney!!! Sunday Matinee is such a good deal I’m willing to forgive one of its superfluous …

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Magician sets world record during Britain’s Got Talent audition, doesn’t make the cut

If you’ve ever got the impression that talent shows like Britain’s Got Talent tend to cycle through those early acts way too quickly, you’re not alone. We’ve heard many a tale of good acts getting waylaid by the format’s notoriously aggressive editing. It takes a lot of trimming to keep talent shows watchable.  One victim …

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Live Show US: seats still available for Michael Carbonaro Live at the Foxwoods Casino this weekend

Actor, comedian and magician Michael Carbonaro was meant to play the Foxwoods Casino in November of last year, but a family emergency forced him to postpone the show until March 31st. That’s this Saturday, for those of you who happen to be the area. The 7pm showing is down to single seats only but the 10:30pm …

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Live Show Canada: See Mahdi the Magician perform in Toronto FOR FREE

If you’ve ever wanted to see Mahdi the Magician live and you’re in the Toronto area or can get there quick, you’ll soon have a chance to see him perform for free.  On Thursday, May 17th, he’ll be at the Twenty7 social club shooting a profile video, and he needs an audience to look suitably amazed …

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Can you solve Art of Play’s most popular puzzles of 2017?

One of the really great things about puzzles is that different kinds appeal to different minds. What’s unsolvable to you is child’s play to your sister, and vice versa. Art of Play’s most popular puzzles of 2017 run the gamut of the seemingly simple to the covertly complex, and offer the kind of variety that …

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Attention Vegas locals: Donate blood and get Penn & Teller tickets

Penn & Teller have done so much for the world of magic. But never ones to rest on their laurels, the duo has also become some of the more active magicians when it comes to giving back, especially for their hometown of Las Vegas. According to a few recent tweets from Mr. Jillette himself, people …

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How-To, Videos
Video: How to pass a coin through your hand

This one will be pretty easy for anyone who’s already mastered palming a coin, but it highlights two other areas that are vital for budding magicians: acting and coordination. Performing magic is more than just knowing the method – you also have to sell the effect to an audience. Making your movements fluid and natural …

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