Sunday, August 11, 2013

Winton Carroll’, “Most Humorous Magician” Contest Slated for Sept 4th

     Sharpen up your comedy skills for the seventh annual Winton Carroll “Most Humorous Magician” contest on September 4th. This event is held in memory of Winton Carroll, a former Ring 50 president, who performed as “The Magical Major” incorporating humor into his act. Ring 50 members attending the show will vote on the winner who displays the most unique humor in their presentation. The winner will be awarded a $100 prize donated by Bert Udovin as well as a traveling magical staff.
     The winner will be determined by a “people’s choice” vote of the audience. Only Ring 50 members with dues paid-up are eligible to compete. Contact President Kevin McGuire ( if you are going to compete.
     The completion will be held at Bishop Ireton High School 201 Cambridge Rd, Alexandria VA begining at 7:30 PM on Wednesday evening.


Ring 50 2013 - 2014 Officers

Congratulations to our new 2013 - 2014 officers!

Kevin McGuire

Vice President
Danny Selnick

John Cloninger

Bob Patterson
(703) 490-1222

Scott McDonald

Theo Rushin, Jr.

Magi-Gram Editor
Bob Patterson
(703) 490-1222

Saturday, August 03, 2013

August 7th Meeting Brings a Teach-in to Ring 50

     The August 7th Ring 50 ‘Stars of Magic’ 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. Each of the lectures will last about 25 minutes. The divided group will move to the next lecture. The Ring 50 lecturers scheduled are: Augie Arnstein mentalism, Noland Montgomery sponge balls, and Arnie Fuoco packet tricks as performed by famous magicians on TV talk shows. The meeting begins at 7:30 PM at Bishop Ireton High School Cafeteria.