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by Julie Eng
January 26th, 2017, 10:27 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Julie Eng's Husband Suley Has Died
Replies: 15
Views: 2782

Re: Julie Eng's Husband Suley Has Died

My Dear Friends, I am overwhelmed by the outpouring of love and compassion everyone has shown to me and to our families as we struggle to reconcile our loss. Suley was such an amazing individual, full of life and joy. It is very hard for me that in a blink of an eye, it has all vanished. I can't bel...
by Julie Eng
November 18th, 2016, 11:59 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The December Digital Issue of Genii is Now Online and in the Mail
Replies: 11
Views: 1853

Re: The December Digital Issue of Genii is Now Online and in the Mail

Team Genii: Thank you, so much, for giving me the honour to be on this month's cover of Genii! I can't express how overwhelmed I am and deeply touched by all who contributed with kind words and support - especially to the author, David Ben. THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!!
by Julie Eng
June 27th, 2016, 11:51 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Allan Slaight Awards
Replies: 4
Views: 1508

Allan Slaight Awards

http://d3oezog2pcfwg7.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/IMG_3694.JPG On Saturday June 25, The Allan Slaight Awards, Recognizing Outstanding Achievement in Pursuit of The Impossible, were given out (in Toronto) at a private reception. A total of $50,000 in prizes were awarded across five categories...
by Julie Eng
May 18th, 2016, 1:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Dale Harney & The Magic Palace
Replies: 7
Views: 2326

Dale Harney & The Magic Palace

http://d3oezog2pcfwg7.cloudfront.net/sites/default/files/DaleHarneyMagicPalace.png Magicana is pleased to announce a forthcoming, online exhibition – in conjunction the release of the next issue of Magicol No. 191 – on Dale Harney and The Magic Palace. A Canadian television series, The Magic Palace...
by Julie Eng
March 15th, 2016, 3:29 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Pat Lyons (Patterson)
Replies: 4
Views: 1546

Pat Lyons (Patterson)

PAT LYONS (PATTERSON) Magicana is sad to report the passing of famed magic illustrator Pat Lyons (aka Pat Patterson) due to complications from lung cancer. She died peacefully in hospice last evening. Pat, along with her husband, the late P. Howard Lyons were responsible for Ibidem magazine, one of ...
by Julie Eng
February 18th, 2016, 9:52 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Allan Slaight Awards
Replies: 3
Views: 1322

Allan Slaight Awards

https://scontent-ord1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xtp1/v/t1.0-9/12718179_984376478320969_7285763240141307823_n.jpg?oh=909b9b361abf21b0446f503f80bf009a&oe=572B6D0E ALLAN SLAIGHT AWARDS FOR MAGIC ACHIEVEMENT ARE OPEN FOR NOMINATIONS! Nominations are now being accepted and we want to leave no double un...
by Julie Eng
February 4th, 2016, 4:32 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: David Ben to Go Hairless (For a Good Cause)
Replies: 17
Views: 4478

Re: David Ben to Go Hairless (For a Good Cause)

He did it! Thank you to everyone who contributed. For those who haven't yet, you still can donate to David's campaign! http://www.nohairselfie.com/davidben for a USA or Canadian tax receipt! Want to see what he looks like now? See the two video clips on Magicana's site: David Ben Turns Hair into Mon...
by Julie Eng
January 14th, 2016, 6:23 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: David Ben to Go Hairless (For a Good Cause)
Replies: 17
Views: 4478

Re: David Ben to Go Hairless (For a Good Cause)

magicam wrote:My apologies to Julie! What the hell was I thinking?

Make that $500.


Hmmm.... keep going.
by Julie Eng
January 14th, 2016, 3:55 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: David Ben to Go Hairless (For a Good Cause)
Replies: 17
Views: 4478

Re: David Ben to Go Hairless (For a Good Cause)

Max Maven pledges his support in this video clip:
http://www.magicana.com/read/blog/max-m ... hairselfie
by Julie Eng
August 19th, 2015, 11:50 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New EATCT book by David Ben
Replies: 69
Views: 21335

Re: New EATCT book by David Ben

Smurf wrote:I received the limited edition of this today. BEAUTIFUL! I love quality photos and this book is loaded with them.

John


Very happy to hear that the Limited Edition arrived safely and even happier to hear you like the photos!
by Julie Eng
August 19th, 2015, 11:47 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New EATCT book by David Ben
Replies: 69
Views: 21335

Re: New EATCT book by David Ben

Pleased to report that all Limited Edition copies of The Experts at the Card Table have been sent, and we are receiving news that several have made it to their new homes.
by Julie Eng
July 8th, 2015, 12:46 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New EATCT book by David Ben
Replies: 69
Views: 21335

Re: New EATCT book by David Ben

Bill Mullins wrote:If David only had one more Julie, he could not only get the second volume of the Vernon book done, but also Karr's Martin Gardner book and Richard's Jennings book.


Let's not give him too many ideas, Bill!
by Julie Eng
July 7th, 2015, 11:48 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New EATCT book by David Ben
Replies: 69
Views: 21335

Re: New EATCT book by David Ben

Julie, any word on the ship date for the Limited Ed.? Thanks, Joe Hi Joe We are waiting on the slipcases and once they are complete (very soon, I am told) both the books and the cases will be shipped to Toronto for the hand-assembly work. Then, they will be packed and prepped for mailing. So, we ar...
by Julie Eng
July 2nd, 2015, 3:26 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: 2014 Allan Slaight Award Winners Announced
Replies: 1
Views: 664

2014 Allan Slaight Award Winners Announced

Magicana is delighted to announce and congratulate the first-ever Allan Slaight Award winners, recognizing outstanding achievement in the pursuit of the impossible. Lifetime Achievement Award ($15,000) JOHNNY THOMPSON Sharing Wonder Award ($15,000) PENN & TELLER Sharing Secrets Award ($10,000) M...
by Julie Eng
June 30th, 2015, 7:29 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New EATCT book by David Ben
Replies: 69
Views: 21335

Re: New EATCT book by David Ben

It's shipped! For all the pre-publication orders, we have received confirmation that books were sent out today. I hope you like it as much as we do!
by Julie Eng
June 11th, 2015, 3:43 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New EATCT book by David Ben
Replies: 69
Views: 21335

Re: New EATCT book by David Ben

Thank you for everyone's interest in The Experts at the Card Table . To answer some of your emails, yes, there are a few Limited Editions available. Let me know by email (julie at magicana dot com) if you need any specific details. There have also been some great questions and comments about The Exp...
by Julie Eng
May 25th, 2015, 9:55 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Cup & Ball Online Exhibition at Magicana
Replies: 2
Views: 960

Cup & Ball Online Exhibition at Magicana

Magicana is pleased to present a new, interactive exhibition on the story of the cups and balls. It features the trick's history, timelines, video performances, commentary - and much more! If you have ever wondered what made this famous trick so memorable, or how it came to be, or who has performed ...
by Julie Eng
May 22nd, 2015, 6:11 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New EATCT book by David Ben
Replies: 69
Views: 21335

Re: New EATCT book by David Ben

AJM wrote:Many thanks Julie - my order for a limited edition copy has been placed.

Looking forward to this release immensely.

Best regards

Andrew


Fabulous! Thanks Andrew. I see it came in! We'll be in touch....

Julie
by Julie Eng
May 22nd, 2015, 3:21 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New EATCT book by David Ben
Replies: 69
Views: 21335

Re: New EATCT book by David Ben

Any details on the limited edition? Andrew We are pleased to announce that a limited, numbered-edition of The Experts at the Card Table is now available at a special discount until June 21, 2015. The Limited Edition will be restricted to 104 copies: 100 numbered and 4 presentation copies. Featuring...
by Julie Eng
May 15th, 2015, 10:45 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New EATCT book by David Ben
Replies: 69
Views: 21335

Re: New EATCT book by David Ben

Oops..I just ordered a regular edition and didn't know about the limited edition. Ms. Eng: may I please ask: what will the limited edition entail? Don't worry if you have ordered already. You will have an opportunity to upgrade, if you wish. We are working out the shipping cost for the Limited Edit...
by Julie Eng
May 15th, 2015, 7:04 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New EATCT book by David Ben
Replies: 69
Views: 21335

Re: New EATCT book by David Ben

For a limited time, we have a pre-publication offer on The Experts at the Card Table available on our website: http://www.magicana.com/theexperts USA / $70 USD and FREE shipping International / $70 USD and discounted shipping of $25 Canada / $100 CDN including shipping and HST We will soon be offeri...
by Julie Eng
April 16th, 2015, 9:51 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Quarter of a million dollars for excellence in magic!
Replies: 1
Views: 886

Quarter of a million dollars for excellence in magic!

Magicana is pleased to announce on behalf of the Slaight Family Foundation the creation of the Allan Slaight Awards to recognize outstanding achievement in the pursuit of the impossible. Initiated by the Slaight Family Foundation to honour Canadian media mogul and philanthropist Allan Slaight, and h...
by Julie Eng
March 30th, 2015, 3:09 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Bammo Goes BANG!
Replies: 12
Views: 4027

Re: Bammo Goes BANG!

The special deal has been extended to April 10! The webpage still says April 1 in two places -- might want to update that. Bob got ahead of me on that one. Yes, it is official, the Bammo TCDD pre publication offer is extended until April 10. Here is the link: http://www.magicana.com/bammo Right now...
by Julie Eng
March 22nd, 2015, 10:23 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New EATCT book by David Ben
Replies: 69
Views: 21335

Re: New EATCT book by David Ben

For more information about the book, visit: http://www.magicana.com/theexperts
by Julie Eng
February 27th, 2015, 11:41 am
Forum: General
Topic: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal
Replies: 457
Views: 132020

Re: Inventing The Ten Card Poker Deal

The Canadian postage and handling will be up today. Canada Post has a unique business philosophy which, as far as I can tell, ensures they will fail. It is: reduce service and raise prices. Unlike the U.S., Canada does not have a so-called, "book rate." For example, to send the book to th...
by Julie Eng
December 24th, 2014, 12:20 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: New film from David Ben & Daniel Zuckerbrot
Replies: 6
Views: 2029

New film from David Ben & Daniel Zuckerbrot

From the same team that gave you Dai Vernon, The Spirit of Magic, Magicana and Reel Time Images present a new film The Devils Playthings. The film was inspired by Billy Jamieson and his weird and wonderful collection of the macabre and one of the most challenging sleight of hand pieces, Bill Simon's...
by Julie Eng
October 9th, 2014, 3:44 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Conjuror Returns to Toronto
Replies: 2
Views: 1097

Re: The Conjuror Returns to Toronto

And if you are thinking about buying tickets, act now ! There is a Magicana special discount of 20% for a limited time! Check out the blog to get the discount code: http://www.magicana.com/save-on-the-conjuror-tickets/ Let us know if you are coming! PS: @theconjuror http://twitter.com/theconjuror wi...
by Julie Eng
May 26th, 2014, 11:03 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Jay Palmer and Magic Kettle Act?
Replies: 4
Views: 2612

Jay Palmer and Magic Kettle Act?

Does any one have some information about Jay Palmer and his Magic Kettle act? We received a note from a researcher in Portugal, Miguel Melo, and I have posted his questions on our blog... http://magicol.magicana.com/magic-kettle-jay-palmer/ If you have some info about the Jay and / or about his act,...
by Julie Eng
May 6th, 2014, 6:54 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Stevens Control
Replies: 7
Views: 2716

Re: Stevens Control

mrgoat wrote:That's cool and all, but can he do that using Dai Vernon's TRIUMPH shuffle? My Dad can.

;)


Yes, he can. :)
by Julie Eng
May 6th, 2014, 3:10 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Stevens Control
Replies: 7
Views: 2716

Re: Stevens Control

There was an inquiry from the Magic Cafe about where exactly was the correct description if the Fulves' version was incorrect... Here's what I posted, and I quote from David Ben: “The best description of the move which sadly, has been in plain sight since the early 60s, is in Dai Vernon’s More Inner...
by Julie Eng
May 6th, 2014, 2:31 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Stevens Control
Replies: 7
Views: 2716

Stevens Control

While working on our Erdnase project, Card Table Artifice for Luminato ( http://www.magicana.com/performances/luminato-2014/card-table-artifice/ ) we came across a video clip on the Magic Cafe by "AmcD", demonstrating his version of the Stevens Control. As many of you may know, I work with...
by Julie Eng
April 8th, 2014, 1:35 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Lumainto 2014: Card Table Artifice and Bullet Catch
Replies: 2
Views: 738

Lumainto 2014: Card Table Artifice and Bullet Catch

That's right! We're at it again in Toronto in association with the Luminato Festival with this year's program, Transgressive Magic : http://www.magicana.com/performances/luminato-2014/ . Watch David Ben has he describes this year's shows including a new work, Card Table Artifice, Rob Zabrecky's TURN...
by Julie Eng
February 21st, 2014, 3:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Magicol, No. 186 is almost there!
Replies: 0
Views: 2938

Magicol, No. 186 is almost there!

Yes! It’s true! Magiciol is almost back on track, and soon you will see the proof in your mailbox. That’s right, Magicol No. 186 – the long awaited kick off issue to our current subscription – is almost ready to hit the printers. We are letting you know earlier than usual to remind you we only print...
by Julie Eng
January 30th, 2014, 9:17 pm
Forum: Kaufman & Company
Topic: MONTANA MAGAZINE OF WESTERN HISTORY
Replies: 12
Views: 7855

Re: MONTANA MAGAZINE OF WESTERN HISTORY

If you are interested in purchasing a back issue of the Winter 2013 Vol 63, No. 4, Tammy Ryan from subscriptions is a very helpful lady who suggests that you either email her or call her to place your order: Email tryan@mt.gov or Phone 406-444-4708.
by Julie Eng
January 14th, 2014, 10:23 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Carney in Canada!
Replies: 0
Views: 529

Carney in Canada!

Hey you Torontonians and Montrealers!! Magicana is delighted to announce that the one and only, John Carney, will be presenting his lecture and workshop in Toronto and Montreal in February 2014. There are only two dates in Canada: TORONTO | Feb 15, 2014 Howlett Academy 15 Madison Avenue (Bloor &...
by Julie Eng
November 16th, 2013, 1:33 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Collectors Weekend 2014
Replies: 42
Views: 9231

Re: Magic Collectors Weekend 2014

David Ben has posted an update on the Thayer Magic site. We have reposted his response about the convention on our Mystery & History blog, if one wishes to read the details.

http://magicol.magicana.com/more-on-the-cancellation/
by Julie Eng
November 15th, 2013, 5:12 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic Collectors Weekend 2014
Replies: 42
Views: 9231

Re: Magic Collectors Weekend 2014

An update on the status of the Magic Collectors Weekend from DAVID BEN: MCW CANCELLED We regret to inform subscribers to Magicol, and previous attendees to the Magic Collectors Weekend, that there will be no Magic Collectors Weekend staged in Cincinnati on June 5, 6, 7 as announced originally in the...
by Julie Eng
October 28th, 2013, 3:08 pm
Forum: Other Magic Publications
Topic: E. Raymond Carlyle and the Magic Castle’s Houdini Séance
Replies: 1
Views: 2696

Re: E. Raymond Carlyle and the Magic Castle’s Houdini Séance

Thanks Dustin, for clarifying. We have also posted your statement on our Mystery & History blog for Magicol readers:

http://magicol.magicana.com/carlyle-mag ... le-seance/

Best,
Julie
by Julie Eng
August 22nd, 2013, 10:16 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: RIP Jan Howlett (David Ben's Wife)
Replies: 17
Views: 3931

Re: RIP Jan Howlett (David Ben's Wife)

The Globe & Mail has published an article on Jan Howlett in the "Lives Lived" section. We have republished the post here:

http://ljanhowlett.howlettacademy.com/a ... urriculum/
by Julie Eng
July 17th, 2013, 3:17 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: RIP Jan Howlett (David Ben's Wife)
Replies: 17
Views: 3931

Re: RIP Jan Howlett (David Ben's Wife)

David Ben penned an obituary for Jan which was published in The Globe & Mail today, July 17, 2013. The online version has been going through some technical problems, so we have posted it here: http://ljanhowlett.howlettacademy.com/obituary-globe-mail/ On behalf of David, thank you for your kind ...

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