IBM Ring #21 - Hollywood, CA

2008 Schedule

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Meeting Schedule & Themes

Date
Theme
Location
January 3, 2008
David Regal Lecture
Celebrated conjuror, creative genius and Magic Castle regular!
Marionette Theater
February 7, 2008
Magic-to-Music
Perform magic to your favorite piece of music.
Marionette Theater
March 6, 2008
Bag O' Tricks Night
Create an impromptu magic act from a collection of oddities. 
Marionette Theater
April 3, 2008
My New Favorite Trick
Show us your best new trick -- new or resurrected.
Marionette Theater
May 1, 2008
Four Corners
Select from an array of props and perform an impromptu trick.

Marionette Theater

June 7, 2008
5th Annual Picnic
Please join us for our annual picnic with lots of food, fun and magic!

Church of Jesus Christ of LDS, Van Nuys

July 10, 2008
Red, White & New
Celebrate the Fourth with patriotic "flare" as well as some of your newest magic!

Marionette Theater

August 7, 2008
New Member Inductions & Pick-a-Trick-'N-Do-It
Help us initiate our newest members!

Marionette Theater

September 4, 2008
Elections & Annual Swap Meet
Buy, sell, trade, barter magical treasures. It's a cash-'n-carry bonanza after our annual elections.

Marionette Theater

October 2, 2008
Installation Banquet
Installation banquet for 2008 officers with Arthur Trace as special magical entertainment.
Taix Restaurant
November 6, 2008
Robert Baxt Lecture
Come learn from a working professional magician.

Marionette Theater

December 4, 2008
Holiday Potluck and Seasonal Magic
Seasonal magic, annual potluck, holiday gift exchange and a sleigh full of fun!

Marionette Theater


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2007 Schedule

2006 Schedule

2005 Schedule


MAGICIAN'S MOTTOS
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Indocilis privata loqui
(We are loathe to give up secrets)

Mundus vult decipi, decipiatur ergo
(The world wants to be cheated, so cheat it)

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Courtesy of our own Jim Richardson.

"2007 Most Achieved Member"

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Gerry Schiller

On October 4, 2007 the Annual Ring 21 Installation Banquet celebrated, among other things, Gerry Schiller being awarded the "2007 Most Achieved Member" award for his continued support as Secretary, photographer and reporter. His excellent coverage of Ring 21 events submitted and subsequently published in the LINKING RING, our international publication has made our Ring enviable and highly visable.

Gerry embodies the very spirit of service to the club, and we are proud to present him with this very special award.

Congratulations to Gerry for this much deserved recognition!

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The Knickerbocker Hotel in 1925, its heyday!
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The site of the famous Houdini seances.

Click on the pic of the Knick!

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Our Magical Heritage

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Author, TOPS columnist, comedy magician, ventriloquist, and longtime Ring 21 member, George McAthy, among his many writings, penned Smart Business for Magicians & M. C.'s 1946, and Smart Talk with Added Material for Magicians & M. C.'s 1952.

George McAthy invented the classic magic effect, Insurance Policy. In response to his many offerings to the magic fraternity, Ring 21 instituted the George McAthy Award for performance excellence in the annual stage magic competitions.