Tag Archives: First Place


Feature Story – Arkhan

Versão em Português (Version in Portuguese) – abaixo We at Stevens Magic like to highlight – whenever possible artist that strive for perfection and in doing so are happy to feature magician Arkhan from Brazil. As many of you know Magic is an international language… Here is a quick interview with an “up and coming” […]


World Magic Seminar 2011 – Summary Review

World Magic Seminar XXXIV – 2011 A very special thanks to all who attended the 2011 World Magic Seminar – February 27th – March 2nd, 2011 at the Orleans Hotel. This was the 34th consecutive year, by no means a record, but certainly entitled to respect for achieving this amazingly consistency. This year’s primary highlight […]


Personally Speaking – Aug 2 05 – Part 2

Craig Cole, (our stellar demonstrator, Mark & myself) thank the committee for having us and for their hard work. Go – To, Craig Cole There was great competition , and this year’s winning performers were: Stage Contest: 1st Place – Terry Elton – Shawnee, KS 2nd Place – Jason Andrews – Las Vegas, NV Close-Up […]


World Magic Seminar

World Magic Seminar 2009 The 32nd World Magic Seminar by Mark Stevens We recently returned from WMS 2009 – and wanted to share some photos and convention buzz. This years Seminar honored respected illusion builder John Gaughan and featured an incredible array of talent. Also 2009 honored Siegfried and Roy’s 50th anniversary working together. In […]



Stan Kramien "Magic Woodstock?" Mark Stevens & Stan Kramien Magic Woodstock? Two days of peace, fun, sun, and magic instead of music! That’s the best way I can sum up what is fast becoming a pilgrimage of undying loyalist who make the annual trek to Newberg, Oregon to attend Stan Kramien’s Magic Jamboree! Imagine if […]


Personally Speaking – Apr09

Joe’s Personally Speaking – April 2009 32nd WMS Program honoring my friend John Gaughan. “One of the best Seminars in years!” The talent, acts, contests, teen programs and spirit of this year’s event were – fabulous! Over 600 in attendance and all who attended had a good time. Martha Stevens, Deana Murray, Siegfried and Cilene […]


Paul Cummins – Intuitive Poker

Columnist: Paul Cummins This, the last formal installation of my column for GeMiNi, is a Poker routine in which the spectator apparently does all the straightforward choosing and discarding of cards yet somehow finds a royal flush for themselves. Over probably hundreds of performances (this one is only about five years old), it has been […]


Mike Rogers – Clubs, Magic That Is….

Columnist: Mike Rogers Clubs, Magic That is…. by Mike Rogers There is a popular belief in magic that the professional magicians, by and large, have little or nothing to do with the local magic clubs. This may or may not be true, for we all know professional magicians who are extremely active in the clubs, […]