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SantaBarbaraMagic.com is Gene Urban

Magician Gene Urban has been based in the Scottsdale, AZ region for the better part of 3 decades, now he calls Santa Barbara home and SantaBarbaraMagic.com his new website. He is still performing frequently in the Scottsdale/Phoenix market and expanding his client base in the Santa Barbara region. His new website, SantaBarbaraMagic.com was launched in July of this year and is already attracting...

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magician gene urban a big hit at 60th birthday party

magician gene urban a big hit at 60th birthday party

A gentleman found my profile on GigMasters, an online entertainment booking site and asked if I could add magic at his wife’s 60th birthday party in Phoenix, AZ. We talked a bit about my style and what I could offer. We decided a stand up show with magic, mind reading and clean-intelligent humor would be best. I have to say it was a great party. Lots of friends talked about their life with the...

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Magician Gene Urban is on The Magicians Network

The Magicians Network lists many of the top rated magicians in the world, not just Phoenix and Scottsdale AZ. Closeup magician and mentalist  Gene Urban is a proud member of the Magicians Network.   Member of the Pro-Magic...

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Magician in Phoenix AZ

Magician in Phoenix AZ

As a professional magician in Phoenix and Scottsdale Arizona I love to explore the history of magic in the Phoenix area. It is a rich history with many great performers of magic and mentalism. Today I simply wanted to share a bit about magic, and the magicians who call or called Phoenix AZ home. When I first arrived in Phoenix, from San Diego, I was amazed by what was going on in the area. Five...

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Christmas holiday party entertainment scottsdale az

Christmas holiday party entertainment scottsdale az

I love it when I get a call from someone saying they saw me provide holiday party entertainment and want me to perform magic at their party or event. Calls like that are great because they loved the magic and remembered it nearly a year later. That is the highest complement an entertainer can receive in my book. There are a lot of holiday party entertainment options. People say the holidays are a...

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halloween party ideas and entertainment phoenix scottsdale az

I just booked a wonderful Halloween party in N. Central Phoenix. This is an annual event with lots of Halloween entertainment, including magic. Party planners tell me magic is one of the top ideas and choices for a Halloween party and I agree. Often times  I perform in an Arabian Nights costume or in normal cloths so as not be be confused with the guests. If you are hosting a Halloween party in...

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Wonderful Magic stirs the soul

I love to see wonderful magic performed. Every once in a while there is a trick, illusion or mystery that simply makes my soul feel better… like a smile that starts deep inside.  This is something I try to impart in my own work as a magician. This past August Marco Tempest, a Swiss magician living in New York, created a spectacular bit of magic mixed with technology and presented it at...

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best holiday party ideas in phoenix az

I received a call yesterday asking if hiring a magician was one of the best  holiday party ideas in Phoenix. I might be a bit partial to magic being great holiday entertainment since I am a magician. However, the people who hire me consistently say it was the “best holiday entertainment idea”. Holiday and Christmas parties are magical in themselves. People gather to have fun, laugh and enjoy...

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Gene Urban Featured Magician on Thumbtack.com

Thumbtack is a new entertainment and personal services website and I am delighted to be featured as a magician and mentalist on the Thumbtack site....

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hire a trade show magician Phoenix AZ

hire a trade show magician Phoenix AZ

Companies attending trade shows at the Phoenix Convention Center in downtown Phoenix AZ often want someone to draw great crowds to their trade show booth. Luckily they can hire one of America’s top trade show magicians right here in Phoenix, AZ. For over 2 decades Gene Urban has been drawing huge crowds at trade shows across the planet. His client list is long and well known with names like...

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