Tag Archives: Fred Kaps

The Appearing Saw - Viktor Voitko

Viktor Voitko – Artist

Personally speaking, for me, my favorite stage magicians are those that have been successful at incorporating magic along with other arts such that the goal is the evocation of emotion. Stevens Magic Empoium has had the enjoyable experience of working with Viktor for many years, and I remember my father telling me that when Viktor […]

About Us

Our Mission – What Sets SME Apart? Stevens Magic Emporium (SME) has enjoyed over 40 successful years working in the magic business catering to the working professional magician and hobbyist. SME was started by Joe and Martha Stevens. Initially, Joe started selling collectable magic in the 60’s; which turned out to be the springboard that […]

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Personally Speaking – Mar09

Joe’s Personally Speaking – March 2009 Welcome to a new “Personally Speaking” article by my good friend Pete Biro, (One of the most knowledgeable magic guys I know) and a great supporter as well. Pete was very close to Ken Brooke and was instrumental in advising us in 1982 to pursue the “rights” to the […]

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Personally Speaking – Mar07 – Part 6

The precursor to the Desert Magic Seminar’s were the Mid American Conclaves in Wichita , Kansas . It was hard to believe that some of the greatest minds in magic made pilgrimages to a small metropolitan area known more for the manufacture of aircraft than magic. Obie O’Brien & Joe Stevens WMS – Front Cover […]

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Personally Speaking – Mar07

Personally Speaking – March 2007 WMS 2007 Review One by Deana Murray Living in Kansas – we all cringe when someone asks, “Are you a good witch, or a bad witch?” But there is no doubt about who gets to be THE WIZARD FROM OZ or who decorates his dominion with the horses of different […]

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Personally Speaking – Aug06 – Part 9

Kaps Wallet (Click the product name to learn more!) Stevens Magic Exclusive U.S. Distributors In Association With Paul Stone And The Unique Magic Collection bring you these great effects from the Ken Brooke Signature Classics…The Working Performer’s “Card In Wallet” The original and one of the classic effects in magic! Still is the most clean […]

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Personally Speaking – Aug06 2 – Part 4

Gaetan Bloom presented his lecture and is still one of France ‘s most creative performers. There were three "special awards" given to longstanding FISM participants. El Duco of Norway was honored and he was a judge and dealer for years and his greatest memory of a FISM was the year of 1988 in the Hague […]

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Personally Speaking – Apr06 – Part 6

Nemo 1500 (Ken Brooke Signature Classic) Stevens Magic Exclusive U.S. Distributors In Association With Paul Stone And The Unique Magic Collection bring you these great effects from the Ken Brooke Signature Classics…Johnny Thompson’s Signature Effect! Created by one of magic’s top professionals for trade show work, private parties and any close-up venue! If you’ve seen […]

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Personally Speaking – Feb05 – Part 3

Lee Delano – Joe Stevens – Paul Green – Photo Lee Delano – who worked and toured with Sid Ceaser playing Sid’s stright man for many years, poses with my ole’ man and another one of the Pro’s in the BIDNI. We invite you to view Lee Delano’s website where you will see a tremendous […]

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