adult birthdays

gene urban magic show review

gene urban magic show review

By Gene Urban Had a great time last night performing magic and mentalism at a man’s 60th birthday party in Scottsdale, AZ. I like shows where several generations join to celebrate the 60th birth day of a family member. The kids were a lot of fun since they performed many of the magical effects while their parents watched amazed. Based on the email they sent right after the show, they were happy...

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close up magic can make you laugh out loud AZ

close up magic can make you laugh out loud AZ

One of the things I most love about performing magic is its ability to help people forget their problems and simply laugh and feel awe. There really isn’t much else to say that this picture taken by Lynne Ericksson at a casual birthday celebration in Prescott doesn’t. It’s these moments that make “sharing the magic” so sweet. Gene Urban 602-788-9400 A special thanks to Lynne whose gift...

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when you hire a magician ask good questions

when you hire a magician ask good questions

People often hire a magician for a private party in their home. Some clients want close up magic, while others want a stand-up or parlor magic show. Quite often a host wants a mix of both. Hiring a magician to perform close up magic doesn’t require much pre planning while a stand up show does. I ask people to think about the following when they want me to perform a stand up show for all the...

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magic is great entertainment

magic is great entertainment

By Gene Urban Someone asked me why I think magic plays so well as a movie theme, at corporate events, private parties, and trade shows. I thought about that questions for a few days and wanted to share some thoughts. I think magic is important to a happy healthy life. It reminds us that the impossible is not. It give birth to ideas, hope and a willingness to risk. As kid I remember seeing a David...

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it’s magic at a 40th birthday

it’s magic at a 40th birthday

By Gene Urban: I love performing magic at adult birthday parties. They are always fun filled and it’s great to spread the magic with the various friends and family generations. Recently I was asked to entertain with magic at for a 40th birthday party being held at the Valley Ho in Scottsdale, AZ. The event was situated on the roof-top patio with a bit of live music, a slide-show presentation of...

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