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by Steve Cohen
October 4th, 2007, 6:10 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Steve Cohen's Chamber Magic in Beverly Hills, CA
Replies: 3
Views: 765

Steve Cohen's Chamber Magic in Beverly Hills, CA

I will be returning to the Beverly Wilshire hotel to present a limited run of "Chamber Magic: A Demonstration of Modern Conjuring." For the past seven years in New York, I've presented this salon-style magic show in the tradition of Hofzinser and Robert-Houdin. It is held high above Manhat...
by Steve Cohen
October 1st, 2007, 5:04 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Tenyo 2008
Replies: 33
Views: 3119

Re: Tenyo 2008

At your request, here are the names of the inventors of the new 2008 Tenyo products. Balloon Illusion Created by: Kenichi Komiya Fortune Donut Created by: Shigeru Sugawara Mystic Scope Created by: Tomoyuki Shimomura Ultimate Spoon Bend Created by: Shigeru Sugawara There are no items from from Tooru ...
by Steve Cohen
September 24th, 2007, 7:59 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Tenyo 2008
Replies: 33
Views: 3119

Re: Tenyo 2008

There is one more Tenyo item (4 in total) that mentalists will enjoy.

I am almost done writing the English instructions for all of the 2008 items.
-Steve Cohen
by Steve Cohen
April 22nd, 2007, 4:43 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Max Maven to Undergo Heart Surgery Monday
Replies: 133
Views: 36080

Re: Max Maven to Undergo Heart Surgery Monday

Dear Max,
Yumi and I send you our best wishes for a successful procedure and smooth recovery!
With love from,
Steve Cohen
by Steve Cohen
March 20th, 2007, 6:54 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Tommy Wonder's props
Replies: 17
Views: 1694

Re: Tommy Wonder's props

Sorry gentlemen, but I don't have (and have never owned) any props built by Tommy Wonder. I've never performed any version of the Nest of Boxes. Not sure how I got mixed up in this? Thank you, Dick, for your kind words about my show Chamber Magic. As we've discussed privately, Mark Levy and I came u...
by Steve Cohen
December 19th, 2006, 4:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: Magic shops in Tokyo
Replies: 13
Views: 4398

Re: Magic shops in Tokyo

Here's a quick translation of the Japanese map directions: Take the Hibiya line or Tozai line to Kayabacho station. Use exit 1 or 2, which are located at the end of the Hibiya line platform. At street level, walk 30 meters to the traffic light, and turn right. Magic Land is in the third building fro...
by Steve Cohen
September 20th, 2006, 8:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Any magic in D.C going on
Replies: 17
Views: 1178

Re: Any magic in D.C going on

I haven't seen it yet, any comments from those who have?
I haven't seen his show, but I've definitely seen the text from his homepage before. Most of it is directly copied (without permission) from the homepage of my website chambermagic.com

-Steve Cohen
by Steve Cohen
February 23rd, 2006, 12:58 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Name Pronunciations
Replies: 44
Views: 5645

Re: Name Pronunciations

The pronunciation of David Devant's last name rhymes with "can't" (American usage). I always assumed it would be pronounced De-vahnt, but was proved wrong at The Magic Circle in London. They have a room on the second floor devoted to David Devant, and all of the Circle's top officers and m...
by Steve Cohen
January 5th, 2006, 1:47 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Miami, Florida: Steve Cohen's Chamber Magic
Replies: 3
Views: 704

Miami, Florida: Steve Cohen's Chamber Magic

You are invited to a special showing of Chamber Magic: A Demonstration of Modern Conjuring, in Miami, Florida. The date is: February 10, 2006, with showtimes at 7pm and 9pm. The performances will be held at the luxurious Miami Conrad hotel - it'll be a night to remember! Tickets are available throug...
by Steve Cohen
September 28th, 2005, 9:57 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Steve Cohen's Chamber Magic in Cambridge, MA
Replies: 2
Views: 419

Steve Cohen's Chamber Magic in Cambridge, MA

Chamber Magic will be held at the Harvard University Faculty Club on October 25, 2005. If you are interested in attending, please visit: <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.zerve.com/SteveCohen/CMBoston">http://www.zerve.com/SteveCohen/CMBoston</a><!-- m --> The 7pm show is already sold o...
by Steve Cohen
September 26th, 2005, 10:31 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Steve Cohen's Chamber Magic in Miami, FL
Replies: 1
Views: 362

Steve Cohen's Chamber Magic in Miami, FL

You are invited to a special showing of Chamber Magic: A Demonstration of Modern Conjuring, in Miami, Florida. Dates are: October 14 and 15, 2005, with showtimes at 7pm and 9pm. The performances will be held at the luxurious Miami Conrad hotel - it'll be a night to remember! Tickets are available th...
by Steve Cohen
July 30th, 2005, 9:08 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Escaping with Steve Cohen’s Chamber Magic
Replies: 9
Views: 899

Re: Escaping with Steve Cohen’s Chamber Magic

Thank you, Dustin, for your lovely review of the show! I'll be presenting Chamber Magic in Houston, Texas next Friday, August 5. This will be my only night in Texas, so I hope to meet many Genii Forum members there. The shows will be at the Four Seasons Houston. Here is the info: Date: August 5, 200...
by Steve Cohen
June 12th, 2005, 2:56 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Steve Cohen Chamber Magic national tour
Replies: 5
Views: 793

Re: Steve Cohen Chamber Magic national tour

If you've been thinking about buying Chamber Magic tickets for Chicago, LA, San Francisco or Houston, this may be your last chance! My national tour starts this week. Bring a layman with you and enjoy an exquisite evening of parlor magic and mentalism. Tickets to all shows are available on my websit...
by Steve Cohen
May 31st, 2005, 8:00 pm
Forum: Magic History and Anecdotes
Topic: Earliest Japanese magician
Replies: 12
Views: 1464

Re: Earliest Japanese magician

According to Keiichi Yamamoto's 1986 Tenkai Prize book concerned with the history of Japanese magic, the first recorded magic performance in Japan was held in April 1680, by the magician Miyako Ukin in front of the shogun Ietsuna. In his program, Miyako Ukin performed the following tricks: the produ...
by Steve Cohen
April 16th, 2005, 7:50 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Steve Cohen Chamber Magic national tour
Replies: 5
Views: 793

Steve Cohen Chamber Magic national tour

This summer, I'll be going on a national tour with my show Chamber Magic. The tour will be in conjunction with the release of my new book, Win The Crowd, which will be released by HarperCollins on June 14. In each city, I'll perform Chamber Magic at a five-star hotel and a booksigning at a local boo...
by Steve Cohen
December 2nd, 2004, 5:42 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Chamber Magic usher needed
Replies: 0
Views: 188

Chamber Magic usher needed

We are looking for someone in New York City to usher my show Chamber Magic at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel. Dates are December 3, 10, and 24. You will be able to watch the show (for details, click <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.chambermagic.com">http://www.chambermagic.com</a><!-- m -->...
by Steve Cohen
November 21st, 2004, 2:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: December Issue of Genii in the Mail!
Replies: 72
Views: 5783

Re: December Issue of Genii in the Mail!

I also received Genii without a DVD packed inside. The plastic wrapper was intact - no tears. Maybe there are more subscribers who experienced this problem?
by Steve Cohen
August 18th, 2004, 7:10 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Dozens of Tenyo items
Replies: 0
Views: 130

Dozens of Tenyo items

To make more space for baby #2, I'm letting go of dozens of Tenyo items. Auction price begins at $9.99 each, which is half of retail for most items, and less than half for others! All are new, and sealed in original packaging. Some of these Tenyo items are direct from Japan (with Japanese packaging ...
by Steve Cohen
August 4th, 2004, 11:52 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Chamber Magic on CNNfn 8/5
Replies: 1
Views: 270

Chamber Magic on CNNfn 8/5

My show Chamber Magic (at the Waldorf-Astoria) will be featured on CNNfn tomorrow: August 5. The segment will be repeated throughout the day. In addition to an in-depth interview, you'll be able to watch portions of the Chamber Magic show. Enjoy! Date: August 5th, 2004 Time: 10-11am, 8-9pm and 11-12...
by Steve Cohen
July 19th, 2004, 10:40 am
Forum: Alternative Media
Topic: Who Might This Be?
Replies: 2
Views: 677

Re: Who Might This Be?

Dr. Sidney Ross used to be the house magician at the Waldorf-Astoria over 50 years ago. He was probably the magician described in the NY Times article. Harry Lorayne told me stories about watching Dr Ross perform in Peacock Alley restaurant close to 60 years ago - you can read about it in Apocalypse...
by Steve Cohen
July 11th, 2004, 3:58 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Bill Goodwin lecture notes & much more on eBay
Replies: 0
Views: 200

Bill Goodwin lecture notes & much more on eBay

I'm clearing out space before we have our second baby, and put many items up on eBay: <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://cgi6.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewSellersOtherItems&userid=customagic&completed=0&sort=3&since=-1">http://cgi6.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?V ... 3&since...
by Steve Cohen
June 26th, 2004, 7:59 am
Forum: Light From the Lamp
Topic: NEW Michael Close e-book
Replies: 95
Views: 17928

Re: NEW Michael Close e-book

Michael,
Thank you for teaching these wonderful drills for the memorized deck.
-Steve
by Steve Cohen
June 5th, 2004, 12:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: San Francisco: Steve Cohen's Chamber Magic
Replies: 1
Views: 201

Re: San Francisco: Steve Cohen's Chamber Magic

Just a last-minute reminder that "Chamber Magic" will be opening this week at the Ritz-Carlton San Francisco. I hope to meet some of you there. It's a great date night, even if your significant other thinks she's seen enough magic!
by Steve Cohen
June 2nd, 2004, 7:02 pm
Forum: Reference Room
Topic: Magic In New York
Replies: 7
Views: 946

Re: Magic In New York

In addition to Jim Maloney's excellent NYC magic lists, my show Chamber Magic runs every Friday night at the Waldorf Towers hotel. Last month marked the 3 year anniversary of this show. We don't advertise it, but reservations are required. For details, please visit my website: <!-- m --><a class="po...
by Steve Cohen
May 13th, 2004, 4:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: San Francisco: Steve Cohen's Chamber Magic
Replies: 1
Views: 201

San Francisco: Steve Cohen's Chamber Magic

I will be returning to San Francisco's Ritz-Carlton to present a limited run of "Chamber Magic: A Demonstration of Modern Conjuring." For the past three years in New York, I've presented this salon-style magic show in the tradition of Hofzinser and Robert-Houdin. It is held high above Manh...
by Steve Cohen
May 8th, 2004, 3:47 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: Earick Bottom Palm
Replies: 11
Views: 1811

Re: Earick Bottom Palm

I use the Earick one-handed bottom palm all the time in my work. The nice think about it is that your right hand can be reaching for something else while your left hand is palming the card. (I try to avoid bringing my hands together if the only reason is to perform a move.) You can also drop your le...
by Steve Cohen
March 6th, 2004, 7:54 pm
Forum: Marketing & Magic Business
Topic: Getting adults to come to your show.
Replies: 21
Views: 1831

Re: Getting adults to come to your show.

Hi, Mark. One way to reduce the number of children in the audience is to charge a higher ticket price. Parents won't think that your show is a babysitting alternative when the ticket price is significantly more expensive. Also, I've found that enforcing a dress code helps to suggest that the show is...
by Steve Cohen
March 3rd, 2004, 11:36 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magic in Tokyo?
Replies: 3
Views: 738

Re: Magic in Tokyo?

If you visit Magic Land, ask Mama-san if the show "Let's Magic" will be playing during your stay. When I lived in Tokyo, the show ran once every 6 or 8 months at the Ginza Shogekijo. I understand that they still produce this show at least once per year. Past performers have included The Na...
by Steve Cohen
December 13th, 2003, 6:21 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Next Las Vegas??
Replies: 3
Views: 451

Re: The Next Las Vegas??

Yes, Dubai is an amazing city. I have been invited to perform my Chamber Magic show there. It is certainly one of the most lavish locations in the world. Burj al Arab is the world's only 7-star hotel - every room has a private butler, and every room is a duplex suite. Anything that looks gold is act...
by Steve Cohen
November 16th, 2003, 6:49 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Chamber Magic in San Francisco
Replies: 7
Views: 578

Re: Chamber Magic in San Francisco

I leave for SF tomorrow morning, and hope to meet some of you who live in the Bay Area this week. "Chamber Magic" runs from Wednesday through Saturday at the Ritz-Carlton. Since the shows are in the evenings, I will have time (on certain days) to meet up and talk magic during the daytime. ...
by Steve Cohen
November 9th, 2003, 2:31 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Chamber Magic in San Francisco
Replies: 7
Views: 578

Re: Chamber Magic in San Francisco

Chris, I'm delighted that you enjoyed Chamber Magic. The show may have one new routine included by the time I get to San Francisco. Otherwise the content will be the same as last time. Of course since it is a live show, *every* show is different because of the interaction with the audience! I honest...
by Steve Cohen
November 7th, 2003, 10:15 am
Forum: General
Topic: Tenyo 2004
Replies: 4
Views: 289

Re: Tenyo 2004

Please note that there are seven (!) not four items released by Tenyo this year. Three of them are items that have been created by American inventors (Steve Dusheck, Doug Edwards, Dan Harlan). Tenyo fans... rejoice! There are some very nice items this year.

-Steve
by Steve Cohen
November 6th, 2003, 5:19 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Chamber Magic in San Francisco
Replies: 7
Views: 578

Re: Chamber Magic in San Francisco

Robert,
The San Francisco dates are available, but tickets must be purchased by telephone - directly through the Ritz-Carlton. My website only allows you to buy tickets for the NYC shows. Thanks for pointing that out, and hope to see you there!

Steve
by Steve Cohen
November 6th, 2003, 3:38 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Chamber Magic in San Francisco
Replies: 7
Views: 578

Chamber Magic in San Francisco

I'll be returning to San Francisco to present "Chamber Magic" from November 19 through November 22 If you are in the Bay Area, I hope that you are able to come in to the Ritz-Carlton for a fun and uplifting evening of sophisticated parlor magic. Thank you to some of the Genii Forum members...
by Steve Cohen
June 14th, 2003, 9:06 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Chamber Magic in San Francisco
Replies: 15
Views: 865

Re: Chamber Magic in San Francisco

I'd like to offer a reminder that "Chamber Magic" will be running at the San Francisco Ritz-Carlton for only 2 weeks, starting this Thursday. I hope you can come -- we still have some seats left. After the late show, I'm happy to meet up at the bar to talk shop. (Gerry McCambridge and Bana...
by Steve Cohen
May 24th, 2003, 4:57 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Chamber Magic in San Francisco
Replies: 15
Views: 865

Re: Chamber Magic in San Francisco

Thank you for your warm reception! Yes, the Chamber Magic show does have a dress code. Most guests wear cocktail attire, but dressy casual is okay too. Here are some guidelines: "Cocktail Attire means short, elegant dresses for her and dark suits for him." "Dressy Casual usually means...
by Steve Cohen
May 21st, 2003, 10:08 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Chamber Magic in San Francisco
Replies: 15
Views: 865

Chamber Magic in San Francisco

I'll be presenting my "Chamber Magic" show next month at the San Francisco Ritz-Carlton hotel. I hope to meet some of you there. (Dates are below) If you'd like a quick preview, here is a link that allows you to watch my CBS Early Show appearance online: <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href=...
by Steve Cohen
March 5th, 2003, 1:09 pm
Forum: Close-Up Magic
Topic: The New "Holy Grail"
Replies: 49
Views: 2643

Re: The New "Holy Grail"

Originally posted by Stohan: I have heard that steve cohen of New York doesone that is exactly that, though I don't know how reliable the source is. Yes, I perform "Any Card at Any Number" frequently when performing for intimate groups. I use 3 or 4 different methods, some using two decks...
by Steve Cohen
November 25th, 2002, 7:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Jewish Magicians
Replies: 75
Views: 27988

Re: Jewish Magicians

I am constantly chided by my Orthodox friends for holding "Chamber Magic" in NYC only on Friday nights. And my being a "Cohen," no less! On a different note, when I appeared on Martha Stewart's television program, she asked me (off-camera) why so many magicians were Jewish. Then ...
by Steve Cohen
September 9th, 2002, 7:15 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: New 2003 Tenyo Products in My Hot Little Hands
Replies: 9
Views: 661

Re: New 2003 Tenyo Products in My Hot Little Hands

I have completed writing the instructions for the four Tenyo items that Richard referred to in his post. You may find it interesting, however, that there are actually five Tenyo items in the 2003 line. The fifth item is delayed in production, and I have not yet received it from Japan. It will probab...

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