Thursday, November 05, 2015

Children’s Holiday Show December 2

On Wednesday, December 2nd there will be a "Children's Holiday Magic Show" sponsored by I.B.M. National Capital Ring 50 featuring four of Washington's finest children's magicians: Noland Montgomery, Louis Hofheimer (Capt. Token), Larry Lipman (Lorenzo the Great) and Eric Henning.
Danny Selnick is the chairman for this fun event and he expects 100 children or more and their parents.
You saw how successful it has been the last few years for the children and the community!
Admittance is FREE -- with donation of toy (preferred) or can of food for the Alexandria Citadel, Salvation Army. The Holiday show starts at 7:00 PM and will be about 1 hour in duration. Be sure to bring the kids and see a great Holiday show compliments of Ring 50 and Bishop Ireton High School, 201 Cambridge Rd, Alexandria, VA!

Register NOW for Alexandria Magic Expo

The Alexandria Magic Expo presented by Penguin Magic will be on Sunday, Nov. 15 at the Hilton Alexandria, at Mark Center (5000 Seminary Road), 10 AM through 4 PM. See and buy magic you won't find anywhere else. Not even online!
You must be registered to attend. The early registration fee is only $9.95. For every registration with this URL:  -- Ring 50 will get "Penguin Dollars" to buy magic -- ideally to be used with Counts of Conjuring classes (once we get that up and running again) OR magic to be used as giveaways at the Club:  * Penguin Magic, * Paul Richards, * Mark Mason, * Meir Yedid, * Nathan Kranzo, * Chris Smith.

Hope to See you there!!!

Friday, October 09, 2015

CAMERON FRANCIS Ring 50 Magic Lecture Nov 4

Get ready for a high energy event chock full of amazing, practical, off-beat magic!
Cameron Francis as a close up magician is well known for his off-beat, quirky style of magic. He has performed all over the country including the Close-up Gallery of the world famous Magic Castle in Hollywood. He is also a regular performer at Wizardz Magic Theater in Orlando, Fl.
Cameron has created many original effects and has collaborated with some of the top names in close up magic, including Richard Sanders, Dave Forrest, Liam Montier, Aldo Colombini and Peter Duffie. He has lecture at clubs and conventions (including FISM 2012) in eight countries Cameron has had tricks published in Genii Magazine, MUM, Magic Magazine, Magician Magazine, The Linking Ring, The Magic Menu, as well as a monthly column in the British IBM magazine The Budget.
   Lecture to be held at the Bishop Ireton High School, 201 Cambridge Rd, Alexandria, VA at 7:00 Wednesday November 4th. The lecture is free to I.B.M. Ring 50 members. All other magicians may attend the lecture for a $20 fee.

I.B.M. Ring 50 Schedule 2015-16

2015 ****
Nov 4 ...….... Cameron Francis Lecture
Dec 2 ..……. Annual Holiday Children's Magic Show
2016 ****
Jan 6 ………. Teach-in
Feb 10 ……..  Tony Montana Lecture  (Note date change)
Mar 2 …….... Ask the Experts
Apr 1 and 2 … Magi-Whirl 2016
Apr 6 ……….. Ring 50 Members Perform
May 4 ……..... Dan Lacey Contest
Jun 1 ………... Lecture (TBD)
July…  No meeting in July, see you at the I.B.M. 
          Convention, San Antonio TX July 2-5, 2016

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Houdini Night October 7th at Ring 50

   Members of Ring 50 will be presenting magic from the Houdini era. Houdini had an amazing talent he also devoted himself to the magic. Harry Houdini was a master of escapes whose name still resonates today. One of the things that made Houdini stand out was his showmanship. Houdini wowed audiences with his deft escapes from handcuffs and other kinds of personal shackles and restraints.
   If you would like to perform effects related to Houdini magic, please contact President Danny Selnick at to get on the list as a performer. You don't have to do only could be with any theme dealing with Houdini ... cards, tricks, ropes etc... Get creative and have fun... Contact Danny NOW!
    Hope to see you on Houdini Night at Bishop Ireton HS 201 Cambridge Rd, Alexandria Virginia at 7:00 PM on Wednesday October 7.