Day Three Schedule:
9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Kids Show Magic with Mario Marchese We say this every year, and we’ll say it again. Do not miss this unique event. We invite 200 young children to attend a magic show by the incredible Mario Marchese, who has appeared on numerous times on national television. Immediately following his innovative kids show, the kids are dismissed and Mario will speak to you about his unique approach to kids magic, which includes electronic magic the likes of which nobody has ever seen!
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Dealers Open Closed for lunch 1pm – 2.30 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Saturday Session Josh Janousky: Josh will perform several of his latest inventions, which you may have seen going viral on the net! Timothy Paul: A wildly original close-up magician, Timothy will surprise you with two unpublished card routines, and then explain how they work. Allan Kronzek: To celebrate the release of his book, Allan will present two never-before-seen card effects. Ben Seidman: One of the country’s leading traveling performers gives us his take on some brilliant close-up magic.
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Kieron Johnson In addition to being a world-famous regurgitator, Keiron has invented some wildly original magic, and he will speak to us about this in his exciting lecture.
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Max Maven This is your chance to get to know Max Maven, and learn mentalism from one of the most knowledgeable and experienced minds in our field.
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Mark Shortland Mark has an endearing, engaging style, and his parlor material is as amazing as it is hilarious. He created the bestselling trick of 2016, “AmazeBox,” but he has a great deal more to share in this lecture.
8:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.Gala Show This year we have an absolutely sensational surprise guest on our gala show. Do not miss it. REPEAT: do NOT miss it.
Time Stamps for this podcast:
00:00:17 - Greg Border, Abbott's Magic Company,, talks about this convention plus his upcoming 79th "Get Together" coming August 1-4, 2018
00:07:27 - Troy Hooser has been coming to the MagiFest since he got his driving license, plus he chats about the republication of his OOP book, "DesTROYers" which was (is) a trendsetter.
00: 12:58- Danny Orleans is a dealer and host at one of the events and talks about working birthday parties and how to handle adults in the back of the room who disrupt your show with their conversations.
00:20:54 - Paul Richards was one of the presenters as well as a dealer at the MagiFest and he talks about creating tricks and how he markets to the new generation.
00:31:54 - Guest of Honor, Max Maven, talks about this convention and others he has worked around the world.
00:47:09 - Ben Seidman was one of the highlights for registrants with his comedy evening show with original material that brought multiple gasps throughout the show.
00:57:23 -Jason Ladanye talks about his experience at this convention and his upcoming nationwide lecture tour.
01:03:16 - We wrap up with a quick review of the evening gala show that closed with David Kaplan, Woody Aragon, "The Alchemist" (FISM 2015 General Magic Award winner) and concluding with surprise guest, Mac King.
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