Phil Ackerly gives tips on how to do a magic show using Zoom. It’s the new way many magicians are reaching audiences. Get some tips from one of the Bay Area’s great working magicians. Phil is coming up on a major milestone of having performed 10,000 magic shows. And he’s just a nice guy.

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Oakland Magic Circle’s annual Installation Banquet to honor the incoming officers will take place Tuesday February 4, 2020.

The magic entertainment will include Heather Rogers, Phil Ackerly, Tamaka, and Glen Micheletti.

The Banquet offers a choice of Salmon, Tri-Tip Beef, Chicken, or vegan main course, salad, vegetable and potato, and a Mark Tarses chocolate dipped cookie for dessert.

Schedule of events:
6 PM  Doors Open
7 PM  Dinner is Served
8 PM – Showtime!

6:00pm: ​Doors Open​- Come early to share ideas, effects and news informally. Free back issues of Linking Ring ​magazine. Complimentary cookies, coffee and tea. And ​David’s Corner​ (see below)
7:00- ​Business meeting, Confirmation of 2020 Officers​ and Good of the Order News and Announcements
7:30ish: Break​ and more​ David’s Corner
8:00:​ Open Performance- with a Holiday Theme

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The meeting is Tuesday, October 1. The doors open at 6pm for conversation, sharing ideas, looking at Spooky magic books and items for sale from Byron Walker and making new friends.

The Business meeting starts at 7:00 followed by a mini Teach-in on the Multiplying Golf Balls, new sets to be given to all currently paid members. If you do a multiplying balls routine please show us.

And then the Open Stage where you can perform effects, preferably but not required, Halloween appropriate.

The newsletter has a review of the OMC Northern California Stage Contest, memorabilia of Franciso and his famous Spook Shows, this month’s Magical Resource perfect for DIY wizards, where to eat dessert near Bjornson Hall, Mrs. Harry Houdini in Oakland, and lots of magic happenings in the Bay area. Plus we have added a listing of Northern California brick and mortar magic shops to support.

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The Oakland Magic Circle’s annual Flea Market and Auction will be April 5. It is always the biggest magic flea market in the San Francisco bay area! See our flyer here: OMC Flea Market Flyer

Oakland Magic Circle

The Oldest Magic Club West of the Mississippi

Location

Bjornson Hall
2258 MacArthur Blvd
Oakland, Ca