On Wednesday evening, August 16th at 7 p.m., Midwest Magic in Franklin Park, Illinois is proud to present:
The Allan Ackerman Lecture
Featuring the 2004 Notes
If you havent heard of Allan Ackerman here are a few comments from fellow magi:
Allan Ackerman is the best card technician I have seen. Paul Harris
Allan Ackerman is one of the top cardmen in the world. Mike Maxwell
Als new progressive assembly is awesome! Marlo and Vernon would have flipped. Mike Skinner.
Als Technicolor Oil and Water is simply the best. Bob Kohler
Ackermans Cannibal Kings is a real killer Paul Rooney
Allan Ackerman is the author of the following books & lecture notes
Magic Mafia Effects -- 1970
The Esoterist -- 1971
Heres My Card 1978 (written in 1974)
Las Vegas Kardma -- 1994
Magic Castle Lecture Notes 1991
Day of Magic Lecture Notes 1992
Every Move a Move 1993
Wednesday Nights 1994
How to Tame a Moose 1995
Al Cardpone 1996
I Cant Believe its not all Cards 1997
Classic Handlings 1999
Ackerman 2004 2004
Numerous contributions to the Paul Harris books and magic magazines.
Ackerman also has released a number of videotapes:
52 Minutes of cards 1980 (Card Table Artifice)
The Las Vegas Card Expert --1993 A1- Multimedia
Every Move a Move 1993 A1- Multimedia
Allan Ackermans Advanced Card Control Series, Vol.s 1-8 1997 A1- Multimedia.
Michael Ammar in his Easy to Master Card Control Series states that OverKill, which is an effect that was created by Ackerman, is one of the best self-working card tricks of all time.
This lecture will feature coins, mentalism, and cards. There will be something for every level: from the self-working to the advanced. The new 2004 notes have 20 new items: 10 moves and 10 routines. There will also be a bonus routine that will allow you to do Wild Card with CDs.
Tickets are $25 and limited to 25 guests. Call early for a reservation. 847-455-4288