I just wanted to pass along information about two days of events with Jamy Ian Swiss in Pittsburgh, PA:
******SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1st******
For those that are interested in seeing and/or participating in a day of rational thinking, please check out the upcoming Heavy Mental Mind-Reading Show & Workshop at the Carnegie Science Center on Saturday, November 1st.
World renowned magician Jamy Ian Swiss will be performing his mind-reading show Heavy Mental at the Carnegie Science Center at 7:00 PM Saturday, November 1.
During the afternoon, from 1 PM until 5 PM, there is a workshop entitled Science, Magic, and Skepticism: A Natural Relationship. This workshop explores the relationship between Magic and Skepticism and also features D.J. Grothe of the Center's Point of Inquiry radio show and podcast, and Pittsburgh's own Rick Maue, founder of Deceptions Unlimited.
1:00-5:00 p.m. - Workshop/Lectures & Demonstrations:
**D.J. Grothe, The History of Magic in Skepticism
**Jamy Ian Swiss, The Illusion of Psychic Powers
**Q&A on Magic, Skepticism, Science, and Reason - with Swiss, Grothe, and Pittsburgh's own Rick Maue
7:00 p.m. - HEAVY MENTAL Show
Jamy's new show of mind-to-mind mystery
Admission for the workshop is $30 ($20 for students and Friends of the Center, and free to Carnegie members); the evening show is $15 ($10 for students, Friends of the Center, and Carnegie members)
SPECIAL NOTE: The Heavy Mental show is not recommended for children under 12 and no one under 8 will be admitted.
Several members of the board have seem Jamy perform, both on and off stage, and we can attest to his skill. You will be amazed at his abilities. Don't miss this fantastic opportunity!
http://www.centerforinquiry.net/pgh/eve ... _workshop/
******SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 2nd******
Deceptions Unlimited is proud to present a lecture with Jamy Ian Swiss on Sunday Nov 2, 2008 at The Holiday Inn Monroeville. The lecture will begin at 1:00pm and the cost is $15.00 per person.
The Jamy Ian Swiss Lecture has already received rave reviews in appearances throughout the United States , Canada , Europe and Japan. Yogi Magic Club dubbed him "The Beast of the East." In 1988, Karrel Fox wrote in Linking Ring: "...The most KNOWLEDGEABLE, CLEVER and ENTERTAINING close-up guy I've seen in a long time." This exciting lecture is packed with practical material from a professional's working repertoire filled with real-life information about performance of magic all delivered in Jamy's powerful, potent, and unprecedented style! Including:
THE KISS OF THE BIG APPLE - According to Scotty York, long-time confidant of the great Fred Kaps, "This is the final word on the Kaps method for the Card in Matchbox."
WISHFUL THINKING - The ultimate Card in Matchbook routine, elements of which have been endorsed and even adopted by Michael Ammar as described in Encore III and in his lecture notes.
THE ANIMATED RING - The easiest yet most powerful invisible thread effect yet! As featured in Jon LeClair's The Art of Invisible Thread.
And much more! Check out our website for more information:
** IN ADDITION ** Jamy will also be hosting a Super Session workshop, which will also be at the Holiday Inn on Sunday Nov 2 and from 7:00pm - 10:00pm. The cost for the workshop is $50.00 per person.
Jamy's critically acclaimed lecture focuses primarily upon the subjects of magic theory and performance. However, many magicians have asked him to share his insights and views on the more technical aspects of sleight- of-hand. In response to this demand, Jamy has created the Super Session. Don't miss this unique opportunity - an intensive seminar with a contemporary expert, focusing on the real work of close-up sleight-of-hand technique.
Seating for both November 2nd events is determined by paid reservation date, so don't delay. To reserve your seat today for either or both events, contact Deceptions Unlimited 412-823-4323
We hope to see you there!
*NOTE* November 2 is the day that we turn the clocks backs. Please make note of this so you're not too early for these events.