Archive for: February, 2014

105th Salute to Magic : May 17th

Feb 27 2014 Published by under Uncategorized

Commemorating the 50th & 75th Anniversaries of the 1964 & 1939 World’s Fairs

Queen’s Theatre in the Park
14 United Nations Avenue South
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
(easily accessible by car, bus or subway)

May 17, 2014 at 8:00pm

Emcee – Jay Scott Berry
Joe and Bronwyn Devlin
David Oliver
Jay Scott Berry
Jeff McBride

Queens Theater, Flushing Meadow Corona Park, Queens NY

Tickets are $45 plus $2 convenience fee
Call the theater at (718) 760-0064

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March Meeting Friday, March 7

Feb 25 2014 Published by under Uncategorized

The next Meeting of PA1 will take place on Friday March 7, 2014
The meeting will take place at:

Mt. Sinai Hospital
1425 Madison Avenue @ 98th street

The Meeting will begin promptly at 7:15.

The after meeting event will begin at 8:00. The event will be an Open Mike night.

Please bring an effect or two to perform for your peers.  lets see all in attendance participate.

Upcoming Events Weds March 12@7:15 David Willimson

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Congratulations to MOTY 2014

Feb 23 2014 Published by under Uncategorized

Congratulations to Sol Stone on being awarded the Parent Assembly’s  Magician of the Year Award for 2014.


Sol has been a longtime member of the NY Magic underground scene. A regular in the “cafeteria” scene for many years, he has been published in many magazines and has influenced many close up performers.

He will be presented with the award at the 105th Salute to Magic to be held on
Saturday, May 17, 2014 at the at Queens Theater in the Park * – 14 United Nations Avenue South in Flushing Meadows , Corona Park NY.

More details to follow shortly

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Next Workshop February 21 @ Gemini

Feb 19 2014 Published by under Uncategorized

On Friday February 21,2014  Doug Edwards, PA1 Magician of the Year, will be hosting his monthly workshop at the Gemini Diner. The topic will be Some of Dougs Favorites from Books/strong> This will include items from Dougs upcoming book: Nukes, and his prior publications, as well as items from books by others.
Expect items for all skill levels, and Doug always some interesting from his collection to show.
Doug MUM


641 2nd avenue @ 35th street

6:30 pm to eat, workshop starts around 7:30 pm,
Please support the diner!

Its a new year, join the workshop and learn something new. Doug always has something interesting to teach, and usually some interesting items from his extensive collection.  Bring a deck of cards, and a few coins and some other standard (or unusual) items. Feel free to ask questions. These workshops are one of the wonderful perks of PA1 membership. Guests (magicians only ) are welcome; There will be a $5 fee.


Upcoming Events – Friday March 7 Meeting at Mt Sinai. Open Mike
Wednesday March 12 @ Mt Sinai – Williamson Lecture

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Broken Wand – Aldo Colombini

Feb 11 2014 Published by under Uncategorized

From Rachel Colombini (2/12/14)…

“It is with great sadness that I inform you all of the passing of my dear husband Aldo Colombini
Sleep tight my angel!”

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