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Garrett Thomas Wednesday, September 20 / 7:30 PM “ IT HAS BEEN A LONG HARD (AND EXPENSIVE) If you care about magic as an art, you must see Garrett Thomas; Motivational Speaker for Magicians. Why do you do what you do? Do you want to take it to the next level? Just spend some time with Garrett, and you will soon learn how to further your magic in simplicity, clar- ity, and most importantly, how to evoke astonishment. JOURNEY ... " away) and ate and drank and reveled in the wonders that they had just witnessed. We did it all again the next night and it went even better on Saturday night (and don’t you know that Doc picked my girlfriend to carry on his back for the glass walk). It has been a long, hard (and expensive) journey and every time I walk into the build- ing I have to pinch myself as I am the co-owner of the Magical Arts Center and the Smoke & Mirrors Magic Theater. Today is Friday and we have a show tonight with Chris Capehart headlining and Marty and I opening up for him. Upcoming performers include; Peter Samelson, Rocco, Jon Stetson, Eric Jones, Garrett Thomas and too many more to list. People are calling about Magic Classes, birthday parties and we have a private party booked for the Sunday. A new chapter in my life will start tonight and I for one can’t wait to see what happens next. If your life and travels takes you to the Phila- delphia area, please stop by and see what a dream looks like made whole. I’ve got to run… it’s Showtime! The theater is a custom-designed sixty seat magic theater, built in the European style, with the focus on perfect sight lines and sound for the audience and unmatched conditions for the performer. While these types of theaters are popping up in different cities in Europe, to the best of our knowl- edge, this will be the first such theater in the US. The theater will present shows for adults in the evenings and is also available for rentals for corporate and private events. We also have a second sixty seat theater called the Little Theater, where we will present family shows and birthday party shows. The Magical Arts Center in Huntingdon Valley, PA, contains a magic theater, a brick and mortar magic shop, a magic school and eventually a séance room. It’s the brainchild of Marty Martin and Danny Archer. The two principles have over 60 years of combined experience in the world of magic, as creators, entertainers and ven- dors. They are both acknowledged as experts in their field. Nathan Kranzo Friday, September 29 @ 8:00 PM Saturday, September 30 @ 6:30 PM Nathan Kranzo is a full time entertainer who has acquired a reputation for creat- ing unique and original magic. Born and raised in Michigan Nathan honed his entertainment skills in the resorts of northern Michigan and then went on to tour the country mastering his craft. Jason Ladanye Friday, October 6 @ 8:00 PM Saturday, October 7 @ 6:30PM Jason Ladanye will be demonstrating how easy it is to win in Las Vegas if you have his skill set. He’ll show you what can be done with a deck of cards after a lifetime of studying sleight of hand. It will be a night of magic and crooked gambling demon- strations that you’ll never forget.