|Posted on July 8, 2012 at 10:05 PM|
President Jerry Tupper kicked off the June meeting with some quick updates on the Farmer’s Market Shows, Schnuck’s Family Day, and the revision of the club’s by-laws.
CJ Diamond briefed us on the Heart of Illinois fair schedule of performances.
Jerry displayed a nice hand lettered Peoria Magicians Assembly sign made by Mike Tate.
Michael Baker provided the mini lecture on the topic of pocket magic. He discussed a variety of ways that pockets may be used in the course of magic performance, and gave examples with an eight ball trick and a card to match box. CJ added to the discussion with a few extra ideas.
Michael Seyfert asked us for suggestions regarding his rope routine. Several members pitched in with their thoughts.
Jerry Tupper was the featured performer and demonstrated a nice prediction effect with small colored bears. He then performed Paul Hallas’ ESPecially Wild, and then showed us all how to make Bob Knigge’s Mini Pearl
Gambit gave demonstrations of some of the magic he uses in the bar, including ice to coin, ice to dollar bill, and a card routine with a nice card to pocket sequence.
As always, there was some after-meeting discussion and sharing of ideas.