The holy grail for many magicians is an act that “packs small, plays big.” Join us July 9 as we explore magical effects with an impact greatly exceeding the size of the props.
Madden, Sonie win 2017 Ring 19 Presidents’ Challenge
Noah Sonie and Michael Madden took top honors in IBM Ring 19’s annual “Presidential Challenge,” held Dec. 11.
Ring 19 election news
The Ring19 election was held Dec. 11, 2017. Michael Callahan was elected vice president, and will automatically become president next year. Noah Sonie advanced to president, while Tom Crone moved to the position of immediate past president.
Meet a Member: Mike Wilke
Mike Wilke’s fascination with magic and drawing goes back to his childhood. His magic-themed cartoons appear monthly in The Linking Ring magazine.
Minnesota Magic Calendar
Need a little more magic in your life? Check out this calendar for live magic performances and attend other magic events in the Twin Cities. (And feel free to submit your own events — see the link at the bottom of the calendar page.)
Noah Sonie sweeps 2016 presidents’ challenge
Noah Sonie took first place honors in both close-up and parlor magic categories at the Ring 19 2016 contest. Other magicians honored included Dennis Anfang, Dan Koopmans, Tom Crone and David Gamut.
There are some amazing magic videos on the web. On the one hand, some of the magic videos on the web are cringe-worthy, or are just cheap exposure. But on …
Jokes about magic and magicians
Magicians love a good laugh — even when it’s at their own expense. Here are some jokes about magicians.
Ring 19 magic club remembers ‘Something I learned from Daryl’
IBM Ring 19 honored recently departed magical great Daryl at our April 10, 2017 meeting. Our theme was “Something I learned from Daryl.” Members were invited to come prepared to show something from your repertoire that they owe to this gifted instructor.
Who was Carl W. Jones?
Ring 19 of the International Brotherhood of Magicians is named for Carl W. Jones. But who is he, and how did he get a magic club named for him?