No Laboring on Labor Day
The Magic Castle is closed on Monday, September 3 in observance of Labor Day.
One More Shot at the Boys
Okay, its three more shots err shows, but one more night to catch An Evening with Guimares and DelGaudio on Tuesday, September 4 at 8:30, 10, and 11:15 PM in the Peller Theatre. No tickets: first come, first served (and no overnight camping).
Translation: I be likin football!
Football season kicks off again on September 5 (Wednesdayand there will be some inexpensive Mexican food on handMmmm!!!) and Monday Night Football starts on September 17 (all events start at 5:30 PM).
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Calling All Cheapskates
David Regal will be presenting Part 2 of his Member Perk Amazing Effects That Cost (Almost) Nothing on September 12 at 8 PM in the Peller Theatre.
On July 18 through 20, an episode of the Animal Planet show Tanked was shot at the Magic Castle. A fish tank with a Houdini Water Torture Cell theme was installed in the Inner Circle. The episode is scheduled to air on September 15 on the cable network. Check your local listings for times!
Im Not Clever Enough to Avoid the Alliteration
Max Mavens Magician Member Meet-Up will be on September 19 starting at 8 PM in the Inner Circle. Expect the unexpected. (I apparently cannot avoid the clich either.) No-host dinner starts at 6 PM in the Dante Room. Space there is limited, so contact Erin Chick for reservations.
And Speaking of Dinner and Cheapskates
The Member Pin Dinner Specials for September are:
September 4 & 5: Honey Chipotle Glazed Chicken, Creamed Corn, and Whipped Potatoes
September 10, 11, & 12: Linguini with Clam Sauce
September 17, 18, & 19: Carne Asada Quesadilla with Salsa and Guacamole
September 24, 25, & 26: Thyme Roasted Turkey, Wild Rice Pilaf, and Cranberry Sauce
Catch Some Z
A Night of Sances with Rob Zabrecky, otherwise known as the Non-Dining Houdini Sances, will take place on September 20 (with a fourth sance added) at 6, 8, 9:45, and 11 PM. Parties of 4 to 12 can attend one of these terrific events for only $35 per person (and another $5 will get you a cool Houdini commemorative coin). Contact Ben Roman at (323) 851-3313 x434 for information and reservations.
(And speaking of Rob, he can be seen performing his show A Night of Zabrecky at the Steve Allen Theater on September 5 and October 10.
Go to http://trepanyhouse.tix.com/Event.aspx?EventCode=491329
for information and tickets.)
This is Your Brain on Technology
Paul Gertner will be presenting his one-man show Braindrops: Mindreading, Magic & iPads on September 24 and 25 in the Peller Theatre. Tickets are $20 ($15 for standing room). Showtime for the one-hour show is 8:00 PM on both nights. Space is limited. Contact Ben Roman for information and tickets.
Cattle Call for Kids (there he goes with the alliteration again)
Are you or do you know a talented youngster age 13 to 20 with what it takes to become a Magic Castle Junior? Auditions for this most prestigious and successful youth organization are on September 29 with sign-ups starting at 1 PM. For further information contact Robert Dorian at firstname.lastname@example.org
Save the Date
The next swap meet will be on October 13.
Get Schooled by Some of the Best
Septembers Lecture Schedule:
September 2: Jamy Ian Swiss
September 9: Steve Reynolds
September 16: Richard Turner
September 23: Sandy Marshall
September 30: Fernando Keops
(Barring the unforeseen, all lectures start at 3 PM in the Parlour of Prestidigitation and are subject to change.)
Current Performers Schedule: