Meeting December 4th – NEW LOCATION

Nov 23 2015

 PLEASE NOTE THE NEW LOCATION!

The next meeting of the S.A.M. Parent Assembly #1 will be on Friday, December 4th at 7:15pm.

Please note that this meeting will be at the   HAMPTON INN  – 851 Eighth Avenue  (btwn 51 & 52 St)

We will be meeting in the breakfast room, off the lobby.

 

There will be a magic jam session before the meeting 6:15 to 7:15. Please bring a trick to perform.

Snacks will be served.

The After Meeting Event will be a lecture by Shoot Ogowa. Lecture to begin about 8pm.

Remembering Houdini 2015

Nov 06 2015

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L-R Jordan Linker, Steve Gross, Lou Sarofsky, Ed Martin, George Schindler, John Bohannon, Rich Cohn Tom Noreika (Photo by Pat Colby)

On November 5, 2015 A delegation of S.A.M. members gathered to reenact the wand breaking ceremony created by Harry Houdini. This was the 89th Anniversary of his passing(10/31/1926 – 23 Cheshvan 5687), as determined by the Jewish calendar.

Next Meeting Friday November 6 @ Fantasma

Oct 28 2015

Our next meeting will be held on Friday, November 6 at 7:15 pm at

Fantasma Magic,

421 Seventh Avenue

Entrance on 33rd street

The after meeting event will be a presentation on Houdiniana, with George Schindler, National Dean of the S. A. M.

The pre-meeting Jam session will begin at 6:15 and the meeting will start at 7:15.

Upcoming Meetings

• Friday, November 20 Workshop@Gemini Diner.

• Friday, December  4, featuring an after-meeting lecture by Shoot Ogawa

October Meeting, Friday October 2nd

Sep 21 2015

Our next meeting will be held on Friday, October 2nd at 7:15 pm at Fantasma Magic, 421 Seventh Avenue

The after meeting event will be a lecture by Ricky Smith, an underground card expert.

The pre-meeting Jam session will begin at 6:15 and the meeting will start at 7:15.

Upcoming Meetings

• Friday, November 6, including an after-meeting presentation on Houdiniana, with George Schindler, National Dean of the S. A. M.

• Friday, December  4, featuring an after-meeting lecture by Shoot Ogawa

Richard Bangs

Sep 11 2015

Long Time PA1 member Richards Bangs had a stroke and would enjoy hearing from his friends.

Cards can be addressed to him at :

Richard Bangs c/o

NJ Memorial Home–   

1  Veterans Drive    

Paramus     NJ  07652
His direct  phone

210 783 9977

Next meeting Thursday September 10th

Aug 28 2015

The next meeting of the S.A.M. Parent Assembly #1 will be on Thursday, September 10th at 7:15pm.

Please note that this meeting will be at Fantasma Magic (421 7th Avenue, 3rd Floor, NY, NY 10001)

Enter via 33rd Street Entrance, just East of 7th Avenue.

A big THANK YOU! to Roger Dreyer and Fantasma Magic for hosting this meeting.

In addition, all Parent Assembly members will receive a 10% discount on anything purchased on the meeting night.

There will be a magic jam session before the meeting 6:15 to 7:15. Snacks will be served.

The After Meeting Event will be a lecture by Will Fern.

Have a great summer

Jun 25 2015

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David Roth

The June 2015 was the last meeting of the fiscal year. New officers were elected, and a lecture by the legendary David Roth brought an end to the year. The Assembly will not meet in July and August. Have a great summer and we will see you in September.

106th Salute

Jun 25 2015

The 2015 Salute # 106 was a wonderful Success. Congratulation to Magician of the Year Jerry Oppenheimer!

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Thank you to Performers John Graham and Jason Bishop, to those members of the assembly who put forth the effort to produce the show, and to the many who attended the sold out performance!

 

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Jason Bishop and Kim Hess

 

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John Graham

 

Salute to Magic #106

May 21 2015

Salute Banner 2015

THURSDAY EVENING JUNE 11, 2015

                   THE PLAYER’S THEATER

                      115 MacDougal Street-  NYC

                             7:30 PM

         Ninety minutes of great magic ,comedy and illusion

featuring the  hilarious magic of JOHN GRAHAM ……………… GRAHAM

and the mind boggling illusions of  JASON  BISHOP                        JOEL BISHOP

                        Seating  is limited-  Order early

                        Tickets at  $30.00  –  Mail check or money  order payable to:

 

            Society of American Magicians PA#1   c/o

:           Ken Ferst- 418 East 77 th St- NY,  NY 10075

               Email-  Lemonzyrup@ aol.com

                              917-533-3406

            Credit cards-  Click Here   866-811-4111

JERRY OPPENHEIMER

WILL BE HONORED AS “MAGICIAN OF THE YEAR”

Meeting June 5th at Fantasma

May 19 2015

The next meeting of the S.A.M. Parent Assembly #1 will be on Friday, June 5th at 7:15pm.

Please note that the new location for our meetings will be at Fantasma Magic (421 7th Avenue, 3rd Floor, NY, NY 10001

Enter via 33rd Street Entrance, just East of 7th Avenue.

A big THANK YOU! to Roger Dreyer and Fantasma Magic for providing our new meeting venue.

In addition, all Parent Assembly members will receive a 10% discount on anything purchased in the store on meeting nights.

Elections will be held at this meeting, please see the separate post for a listing of the officers.

Our after-meeting event will be a lecture by David Roth. The lecture will start at approximately 8:00pm. This is an open lecture which is free for S.A.M. Parent Assembly #1 members. Non-Members of the Parent Assembly may attend for $25. S.A.M. members receive a $5 discount ($20) with a national membership card.

David Roth will be presenting a new lecture. If you are familiar with Coin Magic you will be familiar with David Roth. His techniques revolutionized coin magic; His books and videos are considered classics and required reading and viewing.

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