Magic Happenings in Washington DC?

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Gary Brown
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Magic Happenings in Washington DC?

Postby Gary Brown » September 28th, 2012, 11:13 pm

Will be in Washington DC during the 1st week of October. Any magic happenings go on worthy of note? Any shops worth a visit? Thanks in advance for any advice.
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Re: Magic Happenings in Washington DC?

Postby Jeff Eline » September 28th, 2012, 11:33 pm

There are no more shops in DC now that Barry's just closed. In Baltimore, just a short drive up 95 you have Denny's (www.dennymagic.com) and the Magic Warehouse ( www.magicwarehouse.com)

The SAM #6 in Baltimore meets the first Thursday of the month at the Warehouse.

Jose Norris has been doing a one man show at a downtown DC hotel (http://joshnorris.com/live/)

Bob Sheets hosts a monthly show in Gaithersburg just outside DC, but I think Oct's show is later in the month.

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Re: Magic Happenings in Washington DC?

Postby Richard Kaufman » September 28th, 2012, 11:55 pm

Denny's is about an hour's drive from DC.

The DC ring of the SAM meets at the National Press Club, while the IBM meets in Northern Virginia.
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Re: Magic Happenings in Washington DC?

Postby Syd » October 9th, 2012, 2:35 pm

I realize this is WAY off topic - please don't castrate me Richard. I will be in DC late Friday (October 12) and am trying to find a cheap place to stay. I have a very early meeting Saturday morning and I am trying to save money. I know little about DC. It looks like the cheapest places are about 1.5 hours away. I will need parking as I am driving - again - to save money. Any recommendations?
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Re: Magic Happenings in Washington DC?

Postby Richard Kaufman » October 9th, 2012, 2:40 pm

There are only three people in the world I'd like to castrate, but you're not one of them.

I think you should look at B&Bs instead of hotels.
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Re: Magic Happenings in Washington DC?

Postby Syd » October 9th, 2012, 2:44 pm

That's good to know - thank you.

BTW - Great job on the Bash. Regardless of the misses - there were a great many hits! One of which for me - was Uri.
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Re: Magic Happenings in Washington DC?

Postby Gary Brown » October 12th, 2012, 9:50 pm

Thanks to everyone for the suggestions. I wound up attending a meeting of Ring 50, which meets just outside of DC in Alexandria. It's a terrific, vibrant group with a large membership. Everyone went out of their way to make an out of towner feel welcome. Many thanks to all the members I met, as well as the President, Danny Selznick, who was a fine host. If you live in or around DC, or will be visiting, be sure to check their website.

Also, I hope I'm also not on Richard's short list of three. No reason to believe I am, but it's scary to know it exists and not know if you qualify . . .
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