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The International Brotherhood of Magicians

27 Jun

Why Join the I.B.M.? Lance Burton, Criss Angel, and Jeff McBride know!

Category: Blog   Posted by: SIMONE MARRON

Why become a member of the International Brotherhood of Magicians? Our 10,000 members probably have 10,000 different answers. Collectively, the answers cluster into three main categories. Read this post for the answers, and also to find out why Criss Angel, Lance Burton and Jeff McBride think YOU should become a member too! Read More

07 Feb

The Illusionists Now Owned by Cirque de Soleil

Category: Blog   Posted by: C. DENNIS SCHICK

In a news release Wednesday, February 6, 2019, the Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group has purchased the company which produces "The Illusionists," the touring magic show, and other productions. Read More

29 Jan

10 Magicians Honored in February Broken Wand

Category: Broken Wand   Posted by: C. DENNIS SCHICK

The February issue of The Linking Ring will honor ten magicians who have died, They are included in the February Broken Wand. Read More

29 Jan

Magicana Now Accepting Slaight Awards Nominations

Category: Blog   Posted by: C. DENNIS SCHICK

Nominations for the annual Allan Slaight Awards are being accepted by Magicana, the host for the awards. Here is the news release announcing the acceptance of nominations. Read More

05 Jan

What's Happening With Magic in Las Vegas?

Category: Blog   Posted by: C. DENNIS SCHICK

Let's begin the new year with a summary of the magic shows and magicians in Las Vegas, Nevada, the Magic Capital of the World. It is brought to us courtesy of David Neubauer. As always, we advise you to call ahead to each venue to make sure there have not been any changes. Change happens. Happy New Year! Read More

29 Dec

Canada's Magic Announces Reader's Choice Awards

Category: Blog   Posted by: C. DENNIS SCHICK

Canada has a large number of magicians, which are covered regularly by Canada's Magic, an electronic newsletter. Recently the newsletter held its Third Annual Reader's Choice Inspirational Awards and just announced the winners. Here is the post announcing the winners. Read More

25 Dec

Criss Angel Opening New Show in Vegas

Category: Blog   Posted by: C. DENNIS SCHICK

Criss Angel is about to open a new show in a new location. He has been working hard to put together an all-new show at Planet Hollywood. There are a lot of questions his fans and others have about the show, so Brock Radke of the Las Vegas Sun sat down with Angel and asked some of those questions. Read More

20 Dec

Update on Magic in Las Vegas for January 2019

Category: Blog   Posted by: C. DENNIS SCHICK

There is more magic (and magicians) in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, than anywhere on earth. So it is a major service for one person to gather information about all those magicians and shows in one place for everyone to see. That is what David Neubauer does each month, and here is his latest update. Thank you David. Read More

01 Dec

Misty Lee Booked for the 2019 Convention in Scottsdale

Category: Convention   Posted by: SIMONE MARRON

Michael Finney is pleased to announce that Misty Lee will be making her first ever appearance performing at the I.B.M. Convention in Scottsdale, Arizona. July 10-13, 2019. Don't miss this opportunity to see "The Voice of the Magic Castle". Go to and register now! Read More

29 Nov

BREAKING NEWS!! - Lance Burton Teen Seminar Scholarships

Category: Convention   Posted by: SIMONE MARRON

For the first time ever, the Endowment & Development Fund have made two scholarships available to assist with travel for out-of-state teens wanting to attend the Lance Burton Teen Seminar at the 2019 convention in Scottsdale, Arizona. Read More