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Cover: The Many Spaces of Jeff McBride
By Rory Johnston
Finally finding a venue in Las Vegas where he could headline his own show, Jeff McBride realized he could also use the room to create a unique after-show nightclub experience - the Wonderground.
A Capital Festival
By Claude Bidal
For six days, over two weekends, the capital city of Canada played host to a magic festival that took to the streets as well as the stages, featuring familiar magic names, plus some surprises.
Filled With Magic
By Marla Zarrow and David Ben
Magic and magicians lost one of their best friends earlier this year with the passing of Herb Zarrow. A new book helps preserve his memory and his methods, excerpted here with a selection of tricks and reminiscences of the man behind the magic.
A Big Time Small Convention
By Dodd Vickers
The Southeastern Association of Magicians convened recently in Atlanta, doubling its size and proving that regional gatherings can attract big-time talent.
David Kaplan: The Road to "Greatness"
By Mark Nelson
Plagued by a bowling ball with an aberrant personality, "The Great Kaplan" eventually triumphs over a series of adversities, his magic, music, and juggling leaving laughing audiences in his wake.
The Magical Ambigrams of Scott Kim
By Alan Howard
An ambigram is a word that can be read in more than one direction. Called "the Escher of the alphabet," Scott Kim uses his skills to create these tricky texts in which you see what isn't quite there, and don't really see what is.
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