Day One Schedule:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm Dealers Open
This is the grand opening of our Dealer’s Hall, and on Thursday night we offer special deals and a contest for over $1,000 worth of magic.
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm Caleb Wiles We’re pleased to welcome Caleb to the Magi-Fest for the first time. He specializes in high-impact card magic that is easy to do, and he’ll kick off our convention with a brand-new Thursday Night Lecture.
9:00 pm - 10:00 pm Mark Shortland Mark is a headline magician who has performed on the biggest stages in Europe, and is a top headliner on the world’s most luxurious cruise-ship lines. Mark rarely works in the US and we’re honored to have him on our stage.
10:45 pm - 11:05 pm Sam Sandler “Ice” McDonald We’ll hear from two inspirational magicians! Sam Sandler will tell us the amazing, true story of how he woke up one morning to find that he was deaf, and how he has overcome this obstacle to tour the country doing magic professionally. And Ice McDonald makes a return to the Magi-Fest stage for an illuminating talk.
11:05 pm - 12:00 am Jack Carpenter Lecture Jack Carpenter is an underground legend and one of the finest technicians in magic. His coin and card handling will dazzle you, and we’re thrilled for him to make his Magi-Fest debut.
Time Stamps for this podcast:
00:00:17 - Departing from Houston in the airport
00:94:33- Carisa Hendrix talks a little about women in magic. She is just passing through and not registered for the convention Be sure to listen to our full podcast in a future week.
00:16:25 - Mike Miller talks about booking talent for conventions.
00:26:11 - A quick update on Gregory Wilson's heart attack
00:29:29 - Kieron Johnson will be one of the entertainers this weekend and Jack Greenburg talks about Al Baker
00:36:45 - Ron Spangler was one of the organizers from years past before Joshua Jay and Andi Gladwin took over
00:40:39 - Mark Shortland talks about his creative muse for the "Amaze-Box"
01:03:44: - Carroll Baker has worked restaurant magic and a former "Red Coat" for the Magi-Fest in Columbus for many years and he gives his perspective of the convention
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