Friday, November 09, 2018

Ring 50's Annual Children’s Holiday Show December 5

Children’s Holiday Show December 5

On December 5 at 6:45 PM Ring 50 will present the "Children's Holiday Magic Show" featuring five of Washington's finest children's magicians. You saw how successful it has been the last few years for the children and the community!
The show will be at the Holiday Inn-Carlyle, 2460 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria, VA.
The performers will be Noland the Magician, Arnold Fuoco, Professor Fizzwiffle, JT the Unstoppable and Larry Lipman as MC.
Just confirmed from the North Pole that Santa will be greeting all the children as they arrive for the show.
Admittance is FREE – when you bring a donation of a new unwrapped toy or non-perishable food item to be donated to needy families of the area during this holiday time by the Alexandria Citadel, Salvation Army.
The Holiday show starts at 6:45 PM and will be over at 8:00 PM. Be sure to bring the kids and see a great Holiday show compliments of Ring 50.

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Thursday, October 25, 2018

Darwin Ortiz to Lecture at Ring 50 November 7th

Darwin Ortiz is a MASTER of close-up card magic and gambling techniques. Known worldwide for the many books that he has released on both subjects, Ortiz is sure to delight with his charming presentations and ridiculously smooth handling of some of the most intricate of techniques. Having spent decades deceiving others with his uncanny skills, Ortiz is sharing some of the many classic effects that he is known for and some unpublished material.
Ortiz was a consultant to a number of casinos in the United States, Europe, Africa, UK and Australia, and was a regular featured presenter for a succession of years at the World Gaming Congress in Nevada.
            This lecture will leave you wanting more, as he dives deeply into presentation, sleights and theory. The lecture will begin at 7:30 PM after a short Ring 50 business meeting. Be sure to see it at the Holiday Inn, 2460 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria, VA. The lecture is free to Ring 50 members, all other non-members must pay a $20 fee. 

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Mark Phillips & Brian Curry to lecture at Ring 50, Sept 5

  The September 5th meeting will be a lecture by Mark Phillips and Brian Curry. It will be a lecture with a good bit of the magic they use in their show intertwined with their narrative and how the process of putting their successful show together "Dueling Magicians" at the Mayflower,
The lecture will begin after a short business meeting (7:30 Meeting). Come on down for this event to the Holiday Inn, 2460 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria, VA,

Thursday, July 26, 2018

IBM Ring 50 Meeting, 1 August 2018

August 1st will be performances from our members using  special, traditional, or classic magical apparatus – that stuff in the corner of your magic room that you always look past when choosing a trick to perform.   But now’s your time to get it out, dust it off, and amaze everyone with something that’s “An Oldie But Goodie”.   No card or coin tricks unless they are quite special and involve apparatus, please.   
Sign up today for your performance at the August 1st IBM Ring 50 meeting contact Stan Hillard [].   See you there.   

Monday, May 14, 2018

Ring 50 has Go-to Trick Night June 6

If someone asks you to do a trick, what is your go-to trick? When you are out and about and some knows you are a magician, what can you remove from your pocket and show them?  Are you prepared to show them some amazing magic? That’s the theme for the Ring 50 June 6th meeting night.  Come prepared to be called upon to show us your “Go-to Trick” from your pocket.
   The meeting will take place at the Holiday Inn, 2460 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria, VA following a short business meeting at 7:30 PM.

In addition to this we will be having our annual elections for next year's Ring 50 officers.   If you would like to be a candidate for any of the Ring positions please let Marc Carrion (Treasurer@IBMRing50.Org) know so that he may include you on the list of candidates.