Tag Archives: Magic Shop

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Deana Murray – Feature Story

MS. DEANA MURRAY By Joe Stevens ONE OF MAJA’S (GODDESS OF MAGIC) PRINCESSES For those of us who started early in the love and fascination of magic, take yourself back to the time when and what was it that started your love affair with the art? For me, it was the performance of Harry Blackstone, […]

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Deana Murray – Feature Story

MS. DEANA MURRAY By Joe Stevens ONE OF MAJA’S (GODDESS OF MAGIC) PRINCESSES For those of us who started early in the love and fascination of magic, take yourself back to the time when and what was it that started your love affair with the art? For me, it was the performance of Harry Blackstone, […]

Bill Trotter

Bill Trotter – A Passion For Antiquity

Stevens Magic is proud to showcase the collection of our dear friend and advisor – Bill Trotter. You can enjoy the video link presentation of his collection here.         Bill Trotter became the curator for Joe’s collection in 2001; however, his relationship with the Stevens family began over thirty years ago. Bill […]

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BIG & little (Pierre Mayer) – By Deana Murray

The world, according to Pierre Mayer, is enamored with BIG and GRAND. It plays well on stage. But Pierre has often felt that behind these extra-large illusions could be versions of something you could hold in your hand. So, in the span of the somewhat recent years of his “retirement,” Pierre has taken the lead […]

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Rock On – Jon Racherbaumer – July 2010

Connectivity is one of today’s ruling buzzwords. By the time you read this installment, the Essential Magic Conference will be history. This will have been an explosive experiment in “connectivity” and will usher in a new era in how magicians will learn, share, and collaborate. This of course should not suggest that the old-style magic […]

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Rock On – Jon Racherbaumer – May 2010

ROCK ON#4May – 2010 Old-timers are told they have too much free time. The chide goes something like this: “After all, how long does it take to refill prescription drugs, walk your dog, locate misplaced objects, restring a yo-yo, read your local Ring Report in The Linking Ring, and reconstruct the 21-Card Trick?” They are […]

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Rock On – Jon Racherbaumer – March 2010

Rock On – Jon Racherbaumer March 2010 Borgesian Nightmare: When I dreamily fell down the “rabbit hole” of magicland at the age of fourteen, the number of seminal books on the bookshelves in magic shops occupied a 12-foot shelf. Supplementing these substantial volumes were lots of flimsy booklets providing tips with thumb tips, ways to […]

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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