I've been under the weather for the past while. I hope to post the results of the 2017 "Readers' Choice Inspirational Canadian Magician of the Year" award in the near future.

20 January 2018

Highlights from CAM / PCAM 2017

Watch the video put together by Leif David showing some of the highlights from CAM / PCAM 2017.

From Leif David's Facebook post:

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19 January 2018

Magicana accepting nominations for the 2017 Allan Slaight awards

I'm still hoping they are going to create a category for "Best Blog Focused on Canadian Magicians Run by a Member of IBM Ring 17."

From Magicana:
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 his lifelong passion for and contribution to magic, Magicana will distribute, on behalf of the Slaight Family Foundation $250,000 over five years - $50,000 per year - to recognize excellence in magic.
Read more and nominate.

18 January 2018

Ottawa: Magic Monday with Bella Magic

From the Magic Monday Facebook event:
29 January

Magic Monday is back and proud to present our first female headliner, Bella Magic! (Bella M. Eurta)

 Returning to the stage is the amazing Gabriel Le Marquand Perreault! And we're please to welcome our special guest host, the wonderful Ian Quick. (Magic of Ian Quick)

 Don't miss this one of a kind showcase. Get your tickets now before they disappear!

Read more.

17 January 2018

Chilliwack: Shawn Farquhar's Cabaret of Wonders IX, X, and XI

From the Chilliwack Cultural Centre:
SHAWN FARQUHAR'S CABARET OF WONDERS IX - January 19, 2018
SHAWN FARQUHAR'S CABARET OF WONDERS X - February 16, 2018
SHAWN FARQUHAR’S CABARET OF WONDERS XI - March 16, 2018

All shows are at the Rotary Hall Studio Theatre.

Read more and buy tickets.



From Shawn Farquhar's Facebook page:

16 January 2018

David Jans: One of the top 10 citizens of 2017

Congratulations David!

From the January 12th article "The 2017 Top Ten Citizens of the Year" by Jason Setnyk in The Cornwall Seeker:
Magician David Jans has had an incredible year, from playing live on CTV Ottawa Morning Live television program, to performing at Pommier Jewelers 80th anniversary party, plus many sold out rooms including NYE at La Maison Tavern. He also performed street magic in downtown Montreal at the Canada Grand Prix, as well as in downtown Cornwall for Food Fest. He was also featured in Cornwall Living Magazine. Furthermore, as an actor he played an extra on the Jean Beliveau biography mini series that aired on the French History Channel. Way to go David!

Read more.