Thursday, April 18, 2013

Spanish Magic: Dani DaOrtiz and Woody Aragon Seminar and Performance in NYC!

The talented and entertaining duo of Spanish magicians, Dani DaOrtiz and Woody Aragon, will be doing a seminar and performance in New York City this Saturday, April 20th.

Hosted by the Daily Deception and sponsored by the Blue Crown, the event provides a unique opportunity to learn hands-on close-up magic from two of magic's up and coming superstars.

The seminar starts at 10:30 AM and the evening show begins at 8:00PM, both will be held at the Roy Arias Studios & Theater.

You can buy tickets to the seminar and show separately or you can save $13 and buy the tickets together.

Enjoy this video of Woody and Dani discussing the event!

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Ricky Jay Movie Premiering in NYC Tomorrow!

Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay is premiering at the New York City Film Forum tomorrow!

The movie traces Ricky Jay's influences, from his apprenticeship at age 4, with his grandfather, to such now-forgotten legends as Al Flosso, Slydini, Cardini and his primary mentors, Dai Vernon and Charlie Miller.
"One of the most compelling characters in magic gets his due..."
- John Defore, Hollywood Reporter

"Wonderfully engaging..."
- David Edelstein, New York Magazine
For magic lovers this film is a must see. Showtimes start tomorrow at 1PM and continue all day. The film runs in NYC through April 30th.

Check out the movie's trailer here.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

10 Ways to Use Your Flash Thumbtip!

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The Tannen's Magic staff put on their thinking caps and came up with ten creative ways to use the Flash Thumbtip.

They are...
  1. Sneezing
  2. Vanishing a Coin
  3. Hypnosis?
  4. Waking Up Your Best Friend
  5. Exploding Light bulbs (Big Bang)
  6. While Taking a Bite Out of a Coin (Bite out Coin)
  7. Escaping from Handcuffs (Handcuff Escape: Professional)
  8. Changing the Two of Diamonds into the Jack of Hearts (skills)
  9. Solving the 'Heckler' Conundrum
  10. Defeating the D'Lite
For the full 10 Ways to Use Your Flash Thumbtip experience, enjoy the video here