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Postby Richard Kaufman » 01/15/07 12:46 PM

Just got this e-mail a second ago:

The Board of Trustees of the Acadmey of Magical Arts, Inc. has selected the following individuals to receive Fellowship Honors for the year 2006:

Special Fellowship: LEO BEHNKE
Creative Fellowship: PAUL HARRIS
Literary Fellowships: DAVID GOODSELL
Performing Fellowship: EUGENE BURGER
Performing Fellowship: CHEN KAI
Lifetime Achievement Fellowship: CARL BALLANTINE
Masters Fellowship: PAUL POTASSY
Magician of the Year: CYRIL TAKAYAMA

The Fellowship and Magician of the Year Awards will be presented along with the awards for the various showrooms of The Magic Castle (Stage Magician of the Year, Parlour Magician of the Year, Close-Up Magician of the Year, Comedy Magician of the year and Lecturer of the Year, selected by the members of the Academy of Magical Arts) at the 39th Annual Academy of Magical Arts Award Show and Banquet at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills on Saturday, April 7, 2007 at 6:00 pm. Tickets are $165 and are available through the Magic Castle. Call Brandy LaPlante at (323) 851-3313 Ext. 301 or visit The Magic Castle website at www.magiccastle.com for further information.
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Postby Pete Biro » 01/15/07 12:46 PM

Can't argue with any of those awards.
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Postby Bob Farmer » 01/15/07 01:57 PM

Im disappointed that once again Frank Paris's contributions to magic have been ignored.
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Postby Pete Biro » 01/15/07 05:23 PM

Man you are in the lead for 2007's most wonderfully hilarious post. :D
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Postby JKeppel » 01/15/07 09:43 PM

You are trying to get added to that list of contributors aren't you Bob?
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