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by Tom Dobrowolski
May 12th, 2014, 10:18 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Chicago Area-Tom Dobrowolski New Lecture Monday 5/12
Replies: 10
Views: 2436

Re: Chicago Area-Tom Dobrowolski New Lecture Monday 5/12

Two quick updates for the lecture tonight. First my friend Patrick Flanagan will be a guest performer/lecturer performing and explaining his terrific effect form the lecture. So glad he agreed to do this! It's a great effect!! Second I'll touch on my "Magic Theory Summarized in 11 Words". ...
by Tom Dobrowolski
May 9th, 2014, 11:28 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Chicago Area-Tom Dobrowolski New Lecture Monday 5/12
Replies: 10
Views: 2436

Re: Chicago Area-Tom Dobrowolski New Lecture Monday 5/12

I had an email asking so in case anyone else would be interested there are lecture notes available for this lecture. Hard copies are $15.00 plus $3.00 P&H in the USA or $15.00 plus $6.00 P&H worldwide. Also a PDF version is available for $12.00 emailed right to your inbox. I accept PayPal an...
by Tom Dobrowolski
May 5th, 2014, 12:10 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Chicago Area-Tom Dobrowolski New Lecture Monday 5/12
Replies: 10
Views: 2436

Chicago Area-Tom Dobrowolski New Lecture Monday 5/12

Special Date: May 12: Tom Dobrowolski's All New Lecture: "The Expert at the Breakfast Table ... Bacon Not Included" Monday, May 12. 7 p.m. Tom Dobrowolski has been involved in magic in the Chicago area for over 40 years. He’s performed all types of magic from close up to illusions in every...
by Tom Dobrowolski
September 30th, 2013, 9:29 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Allen Okawa
Replies: 14
Views: 3914

Re: Allen Okawa

Great to hear it Curtis! Please give Allen very my best wishes and tell him I look forward to seeing him again in January.

Tom
by Tom Dobrowolski
September 9th, 2013, 11:43 am
Forum: Light from the Lamp ONLINE.
Topic: OIATER
Replies: 36
Views: 10560

Re: OIATER

So it took a while but finally a down and dirty "OiATER" performance video.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZYRnjL6UDnc
by Tom Dobrowolski
August 29th, 2013, 9:15 am
Forum: Magician's Local Hangouts
Topic: Doug Conn Chicago Area Lecture Wed. September 11
Replies: 2
Views: 1081

Re: Doug Conn Chicago Area Lecture Wed. September 11

Thanks Eric and I agree. BTW you rock also!

But unfortunately Doug Conn's lecture has been cancelled/postponed for now. :( We hope to get him to Chicgao soon!
by Tom Dobrowolski
August 27th, 2013, 3:44 pm
Forum: Magician's Local Hangouts
Topic: Doug Conn Chicago Area Lecture Wed. September 11
Replies: 2
Views: 1081

Doug Conn Chicago Area Lecture Wed. September 11

On Wednesday, September 11, 2013, at 7 p.m., Midwest Magic is Proud to Present: Doug Conn Doug Conn is a professional magician from New Orleans who’s been working the trenches for over 20 years. If there’s a close-up / stand-up venue that can be worked,Conn has worked it: Bars, Restaurants, Banquets...
by Tom Dobrowolski
August 7th, 2013, 11:01 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Help Out a Good Cause and Get Some Good Magic!
Replies: 0
Views: 414

Help Out a Good Cause and Get Some Good Magic!

My latest lecture notes "Tom and His Merry Men or I Want To Be a Spanish Magician When I Grow Up" are now also available through Trickshop.com! Here's your chance to get a copy of my latest lecture notes full of good fun material you'll use. and help out a great cause! I'm really pleased w...
by Tom Dobrowolski
June 26th, 2013, 5:34 pm
Forum: Magician's Local Hangouts
Topic: Free Magic Lecture Chicago Area Friday June 28!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 1727

Re: Free Magic Lecture Chicago Area Friday June 28!!!

Remember it's this Friday!! I can't think of a better way to celebrate the Hawks winning the Stanley Cuo than to come out for the lecture:) :D !

See you there!!

http://midwestmagic.net/shop/custom.aspx?recid=3
by Tom Dobrowolski
June 26th, 2013, 5:32 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Allen Okawa is booked for TAOM 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 913

Re: Allen Okawa is booked for TAOM 2013

I've had the pleasure of spending time with Mr. Okawa several times in Hawaii over the last few years most recent was a session in January. He is a terrific magician and a humble man. He alone is worth going to this convention to see. If you can you should make every effort to get there to see this ...
by Tom Dobrowolski
June 19th, 2013, 9:56 am
Forum: Magician's Local Hangouts
Topic: Free Magic Lecture Chicago Area Friday June 28!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 1727

Re: Free Magic Lecture Chicago Area Friday June 28!!!

I'm happy my lecture is the kick off event for the Triple Crown Magic weekend at Midwest Magic!! I hope some of you will come on out for my lecture and join in the fun! You'll also learn some really good magic. I can say that as most of the material is from some of my very talented friends!! See you...
by Tom Dobrowolski
June 9th, 2013, 11:02 pm
Forum: Magician's Local Hangouts
Topic: Free Magic Lecture Chicago Area Friday June 28!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 1727

Re: Free Magic Lecture Chicago Area Friday June 28!!!

Some more information on the Midwest Magic website. It's going to be fun! See you there!!

http://midwestmagic.net/shop/custom.aspx?recid=3
by Tom Dobrowolski
June 7th, 2013, 5:11 pm
Forum: Magician's Local Hangouts
Topic: Free Magic Lecture Chicago Area Friday June 28!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 1727

Free Magic Lecture Chicago Area Friday June 28!!!

I will be presenting my latest magic lecture "Tom and His Merry Men or I Want to be a Spanish Magician When I Grow Up!" Friday June 28 7:00 PM Midwest Magic 9706 Franklin Ave. Franklin Park, Illinois. (847) 455-4288 Believe it or not this will be my first my first lecture at Midwest Magic!...
by Tom Dobrowolski
June 4th, 2013, 4:16 pm
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Casino Game Protection
Replies: 0
Views: 350

Casino Game Protection

Not mine but found this on eBay with a $.99 starting bid.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Steve-Forte-Cas ... RK:MESE:IT
by Tom Dobrowolski
May 20th, 2013, 2:47 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Hotels near the Magic Castle
Replies: 31
Views: 6223

Re: Hotels near the Magic Castle

I paid $129.00 for the night at the Hollywood Hills.
by Tom Dobrowolski
May 20th, 2013, 11:45 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Hotels near the Magic Castle
Replies: 31
Views: 6223

Re: Hotels near the Magic Castle

I stayed at the Hollywood Hills this past Friday night and it was good. Allthe amenities mentioned (free snacks, access to Castle, shuttle service, access to Magic Castle Hotel facilities) were great. What I didn't see mentioned was that the staff was extremely pleasant and very helpful. The very de...
by Tom Dobrowolski
April 10th, 2013, 3:02 pm
Forum: Magician's Local Hangouts
Topic: "Tom and His Merry Men..." Lecture April 15 Monday Rockford,
Replies: 0
Views: 730

"Tom and His Merry Men..." Lecture April 15 Monday Rockford,

I will be doing my new magic lecture "Tom and His Merry Men or I Want to be a Spanish Magician When I Grow Up!" for the magic club in Rockford, IL. this Monday April 15 at 7:00 PM at the Our Saviors Lutheran Church 200 Rural St., Rockford, IL From the lecture notes: I REALLY like this lect...
by Tom Dobrowolski
March 16th, 2013, 9:30 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Incredibly Stinky Burt Wonderstone?
Replies: 60
Views: 9039

Re: The Incredibly Stinky Burt Wonderstone?

I saw it last night and enjoyed it. It's a fun movie. Alan Arkin was terrific.
by Tom Dobrowolski
March 3rd, 2013, 9:00 pm
Forum: Magician's Local Hangouts
Topic: Tom & His Merry Men or I Want to be a Spanish Magician When I Grow Up!" Lecture
Replies: 6
Views: 1450

Re: Tom & His Merry Men or I Want to be a Spanish Magician When I Grow Up!" Lecture

I am down to the last 7 hard copies of the notes. If you want a hard copy let me know soon:) A couple of the effects in the notes that are from my friends are truly worth the price of the notes. The Jack Carpenter contribution appears on his just released new 2 DVD set but appeared here first throug...
by Tom Dobrowolski
February 28th, 2013, 9:56 am
Forum: Magician's Local Hangouts
Topic: Tom & His Merry Men or I Want to be a Spanish Magician When I Grow Up!" Lecture
Replies: 6
Views: 1450

Re: Tom & His Merry Men or I Want to be a Spanish Magician When I Grow Up!" Lecture

I am running low on hard copies of the lecture notes. If you are interested in getting a hard copy set you may want to order soon as I'm not sure I'll reprint when these are gone. The PDF is of course available:) Thanks!
by Tom Dobrowolski
February 26th, 2013, 4:48 pm
Forum: Magician's Local Hangouts
Topic: Tom & His Merry Men or I Want to be a Spanish Magician When I Grow Up!" Lecture
Replies: 6
Views: 1450

Re: Tom & His Merry Men or I Want to be a Spanish Magician When I Grow Up!" Lecture

I do have a handful of lecture notes left from my lecture last night "Tom and His Merry Men or I Want to be a Spanish Magician When I Grow Up!" Details above. Printed copies are $15.00 +p&h . PDF/ebook Version available also at $12.00. Anyone interested message or email me. If you have...
by Tom Dobrowolski
February 22nd, 2013, 4:37 pm
Forum: Magician's Local Hangouts
Topic: Tom & His Merry Men or I Want to be a Spanish Magician When I Grow Up!" Lecture
Replies: 6
Views: 1450

Re: Tom & His Merry Men or I Want to be a Spanish Magician When I Grow Up!" Lecture

A few folks have asked and yes I will have copies of the notes available for purchase after the lecture next Monday. I can post info. here next week and/or email me if interested. Thanks- Tom
by Tom Dobrowolski
February 13th, 2013, 10:27 am
Forum: Magician's Local Hangouts
Topic: Tom & His Merry Men or I Want to be a Spanish Magician When I Grow Up!" Lecture
Replies: 6
Views: 1450

Re: Tom & His Merry Men or I Want to be a Spanish Magician When I Grow Up!" Lecture

Ok a lecture giveaway! Everyone who attends the lecture will have a chance to win this package of stuff. A copy of my first lecture notes with the DVD "10 Things I Know For Sure" (close up and stand up material), a copy of my "In The Hands Wild Card" DVD, a copy of Jeremiah and m...
by Tom Dobrowolski
February 11th, 2013, 11:22 am
Forum: Magician's Local Hangouts
Topic: Tom & His Merry Men or I Want to be a Spanish Magician When I Grow Up!" Lecture
Replies: 6
Views: 1450

Tom & His Merry Men or I Want to be a Spanish Magician When I Grow Up!" Lecture

Tom Dobrowolski is pleased to present "his" all new lecture: "Tom and His Merry Men or I Want to be a Spanish Magician When I Grow Up!" Monday February 25 7:00 PM Conjuror's Corners at Mr. Beef and Pizza 1796 South Elmhurts Rd. Mount Prospect, Illinois. From the lecture notes: I ...
by Tom Dobrowolski
January 1st, 2013, 3:27 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: The Real Magic Roadshow
Replies: 18
Views: 2748

Re: The Real Magic Roadshow

Unfortunate for the local dealers in these towns particularly when they have supported these dealers by carrying a number of their wholesaled products. I guess business is business?
by Tom Dobrowolski
November 18th, 2012, 8:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Mystic Madness?
Replies: 3
Views: 576

Re: Mystic Madness?

Yep Tom Niesen who lived in the Chicago northwest suburbs.
by Tom Dobrowolski
November 14th, 2012, 12:19 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Magical Ice Cream
Replies: 7
Views: 744

Re: Magical Ice Cream

by Tom Dobrowolski
November 13th, 2012, 7:52 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Eric DeCamps Lecture - Yonkers, NY
Replies: 2
Views: 665

Re: Eric DeCamps Lecture - Yonkers, NY

Having seen Eric's lecture "Compositions of Conjuring" and his one man show "Pure Magic" I can't recommend this highly enough! If you're anywhere near the area you want to go see this lecture. I wish it were a little closer to Chicago I'd be there!
by Tom Dobrowolski
October 22nd, 2012, 7:06 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Eric DeCamps Pure Magic Comes to Chicago
Replies: 36
Views: 8189

Re: Eric DeCamps Pure Magic Comes to Chicago

Yes I did one for me and one for eBay Just kidding of course. It was a terrific show I saw it twice! Looking forward to having you back for the Bash my friend. And hopefully our paths will cross sooner. Safe travels home.
by Tom Dobrowolski
October 21st, 2012, 8:57 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Eric DeCamps Pure Magic Comes to Chicago
Replies: 36
Views: 8189

Re: Eric DeCamps Pure Magic Comes to Chicago

It was just as good if not better seeing it a second time today. It truly is one of the best magic shows I've seen. Thanks Eric (and Gabe) for bringing it to Chicago!
by Tom Dobrowolski
October 20th, 2012, 11:08 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Eric DeCamps Pure Magic Comes to Chicago
Replies: 36
Views: 8189

Re: Eric DeCamps Pure Magic Comes to Chicago

I saw the show this afternoon and it was just great. The audience (and I) ate it up. Terrific ,entertaining, magical and a lot of fun. You have one more chance to see it in Chicago tomorrow at 4:00. Go see it and bring some friends. You'll be really glad you did. Thanks for a great show Eric!
by Tom Dobrowolski
October 18th, 2012, 12:12 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Eric DeCamps Pure Magic Comes to Chicago
Replies: 36
Views: 8189

Re: Eric DeCamps Pure Magic Comes to Chicago

Eric has arrrived safely in the Windy City and his shows start tomorrow! Make sure to order your tickets today! You do not want to miss this show.

I'll be there Saturday afternoon with several friends and am really looking forward to it.
by Tom Dobrowolski
October 15th, 2012, 11:59 am
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Eric DeCamps Pure Magic Comes to Chicago
Replies: 36
Views: 8189

Re: Eric DeCamps Pure Magic Comes to Chicago

The above exchange renminded me that this show is great for all your non-magician friends in the area as well! I've invited a few to attend as it is an opportunity for them to see a true master of the art. You could even treat them as it makes a great gift.:) Help promote magic in an extremely posit...
by Tom Dobrowolski
October 9th, 2012, 2:50 pm
Forum: Magician's Local Hangouts
Topic: Howard Hamburg Chicago Area Lecture THIS Friday Oct. 12!!
Replies: 0
Views: 857

Howard Hamburg Chicago Area Lecture THIS Friday Oct. 12!!

This Friday October 12 at 7:00 PM Midwest Magic is proud to present: Magic Castle lecturer of the year Howard Hamburg Howard was friends with some of the greatest close up magicians of our time including Dai Vernon, Larry Jennings, Bruce Cervon, Martin Nash and Charlie Miller. He studied with Vernon...
by Tom Dobrowolski
October 1st, 2012, 10:43 am
Forum: Magician's Local Hangouts
Topic: Eric Jones Chicago Area Lecture October 11 Thursday 7:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 765

Eric Jones Chicago Area Lecture October 11 Thursday 7:00 PM

Conjuror's Corner Magic Club is proud to present: Eric Jones on Thursday October 11! Please note this is a special night for a special magician. This is a Thursday and will take the place of our regular October meeting. <!-- m --><a class="postlink" href="http://www.ericjonesmagic.com/homepage.html"...
by Tom Dobrowolski
September 19th, 2012, 10:52 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Some interesting Books
Replies: 1
Views: 584

Re: Some interesting Books

A couple of unbelievable deals ending soon...http://stores.ebay.com/TDH
by Tom Dobrowolski
September 17th, 2012, 9:18 am
Forum: Collector's Marketplace
Topic: Some interesting Books
Replies: 1
Views: 584

Some interesting Books

Small listing of some good stuff at bargains so far! Down Under Deals, Forte books, Marlo, Turner, Skinner and others.

http://stores.ebay.com/TDH
by Tom Dobrowolski
September 13th, 2012, 12:25 pm
Forum: Magician's Local Hangouts
Topic: Next Up My Friend Danny Archer Chicago Area Lecture Sept. 19
Replies: 0
Views: 722

Next Up My Friend Danny Archer Chicago Area Lecture Sept. 19

Next up my friend and talented magician Danny Archer! On Wednesday, September 19, 2012, at 7 p.m., Midwest Magic is Proud to Present: Danny Archer Danny Archer has lectured around the world in over twenty five countries and in forty-four of the US states. His brand new lecture is jam packed with gre...
by Tom Dobrowolski
September 11th, 2012, 4:28 pm
Forum: Buzz
Topic: Hank Lee
Replies: 425
Views: 102818

Re: Hank Lee

Plenty of good, fair and honest magic dealers out there struggling these days to stay in business. I would encourage folks to patronize those dealers. THEY should be rewarded for doing the right thing.

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