Friday, January 05, 2018

Mentalism theme of February 7th meeting

On February 7th Ring 50 members will be treated to mental mysteries, mindreading, psychokinesis and spirit tricks at our February meeting. This will be a test of psychic phenomena. Mysteries will be unlocked and taught. Contact President Larry Lipman now if you want to perform and teach the mysteries of Mentalism. Let us read your mind. You won’t want to miss this night.  

The March 7th meeting of Ring 50 will feature a lecture by Mike Hummer on Performing for Kids when you are not a kids magician.

April 4th meeting brings the Dan Lacey contest. So start sharpening up your skills and compete at the meeting for the Dan Lacey Memorial Trophy and the title “Magician of the Year”. The winner will receive a rotating trophy and a spot to perform at the 2018 Ring 50 Magi-Whirl and a free convention registration.

May 4 & 5 is MAGI-WHIRL, no meeting this month. Watch for announcements about the fantastic performer/lecture line-up soon.

June 6th will be a Teach-in. Ring 50 Teach-in will be shaping up for an educational evening to enhance our Art of Magic. The lecturers may present a bit of related magic history, techniques, and then teach a trick or two.

Friday, December 08, 2017

Ring 50 Past Presidents to Perform

The January 3rd meeting will showcase variety of talents by the Past Presidents of Ring 50.  This evening will be packed with effects ranging from the sublime to the miraculous. The following 14 Past Presidents still have an active membership in the Ring are ask to contact Larry Lipman [] to confirm their performance at the meeting: Buddy Smith, (1978-79); Augie Arnstein, (1979-80); Robert Greenwald, (1995-96); John Roberts, (1992-93); Stuart Finley, (1994-95); Katherine Rettke, (2001-02); Larry Lipman, (2002-03); Eric Henning, (2003-04); Dwight Redman, (2006-07); Louis Meyer, (2008-09); Arnold Fuoco, (2010-11); Danny Selnick, (2011-12); Kevin McGuire, (2013-14); Tom Kee, (2014-15).

I.B.M. Ring 50 meets at the Holiday Inn Alexandria – Carlyle, 2460 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria, VA the first Wednesday of each month (except July). Meeting starts at 7:30 PM.

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Children’s Holiday Show December 6

On Wednesday, December 6th there will be a "Children's Holiday Magic Show" sponsored by I.B.M. Ring 50 featuring three of Washington's finest children's magicians: Noland the Magician (Noland Montgomery), Captain Token the Magician (Louis Hofheimer) and Louis the Magician (Louis Meyer).
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. The show will be held at the Holiday Inn-Carlyle, 2460 Eisenhower Ave, Alexandria, VA in the large room behind the restaurant. We are requesting you register so we can plan seating for everyone. Register at:
Be sure to bring the kids and see a great Holiday show compliments of Ring 50 and the Holiday Inn-Carlyle!