Sunday, March 08, 2015

Open Magic Night April 1st

    Ring 50 is looking for volunteers to perform Magic that you are working on or just wanting to showcase.  This will serve as talent showcase for whatever Ring 50 magicians want to participate.  Open magic is for the magicians. It’s interesting and fun and it attracts a whole different crowd of performers.  Come and strut your stuff, show us your tricks. This can be the showplace for some of the greatest magicians from around the DC area.

    Please email Tom Kee (Railstop1@ Aol.Com) if you are interested in performing, especially the newer people.

Friday, February 06, 2015

Eric Jones to Lecture at Ring 50

Take a break from the ordinary, and step into a world that blurs the lines between reality and the fantasy.  Eric Jones will amaze by creating miracles with everyday ordinary objects in front of your eyes, often taking place in YOUR HANDS. Be prepared for An Evening of Wonder.

Eric Jones has made quite a name for himself in the world of magic. Armed with cunning sleight of hand and a charming personality, he will astound you with his digital dexterity. When Eric performs, cards fly, coins multiply, and audiences cheer.

An award winning performer, Eric’s magic has been showcased at The World Famous Magic Castle in Hollywood and NYC’s Monday Night Magic. He has appeared on television in 13 countries 4 continents and has wowed the likes of dozens of celebrities. As an author, creator, lecturer and consultant, Eric fits sharing and teaching some of his pet effects with countless magicians.

The lecture will be held at Bishop Ireton HS, 201 Cambridge Rd, Alexandria, VA. The lecture is free to Ring 50 paid-up members. All other magician may attend the lecture for a $15 fee.

Be sure to register for Magi-Whirl 2015, April 10 and 11, 2015.
See for information. 

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

February 4th - Pocket Magic Night

The February 4th meeting will be Pocket Magic Night. We want as many members involved as possible performing magic effects you can carry in your pockets. This can be anything as long as it can be carried easily in your pocket. Items like card tricks, coin tricks, thumb tips, balloon magic, silks, rope magic, ninja rings, mentalism, and etc.
Dr. Levin says he has 30 minutes in his wallet. Pocket tricks are usually short so we need as many of you to perform as possible. Contact President Tom Kee to be added to the performance agenda (
What’s in your pocket?

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

TLR Reviewers to Perform at January Meeting

    The January 7th meeting will be demonstrations of the latest magic items on the market by our Ring 50 Hocus in Focus Linking Ring reviewers. The TLR associate editor, Jason Goldberg receives a list of new items for his reviewers to review. Then when the items are received, the reviewers examine, tear apart, perform, and evaluate. Many are new items, books, DVDs, and some are revisions or modifications to classic magic effects. This will be a good chance to see a demo of an item you saw advertise and wanted to know more about it.
    We appreciate the time the Hocus in Focus team spends on their reviews. It is not an easy task to critically examine the hard work of others. Ring 50 reviewers are: Jason Goldberg, Tom Bohacek, Sam Brothers, Eric Henning, Dr. Bob Carnathan, Jim Flanigan, Ed Spells, Dr. Arnie Levin, Larry Lipman, Kevin McGuire, Louis Meyer, Noland Montgomery, Bob Patterson, Dwight Redman, Dr. Scotty Scafidi, Danny Selnick, Dave Shepherd, Michael Taggert, Rucj Uffelman, and Bill Wells.
    Reviewers please contact Jason Goldberg if you want to perform an item or items for the January 7th meeting.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Children’s Holiday Magic Show

On Wednesday, December 3rd there will be a "Children's Holiday Magic Show" sponsored by I.B.M. Ring 50 featuring four of Washington's finest children's magicians: Arnold Fuoco, Noland Montgomery, Louis Hofheimer (Capt. Token) and Larry Lipman (Lorenzo the Great).
Danny Selnick is the chairman for this fun event and he expects 100 children or more and their parents.You saw how successful it was last year 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!
The show will be held at the Bishop Ireton High School, 201 Cambridge Road, Alexandria, VA at 7:00 PM. Hope to see you there!