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September 2009 Newsletter


Arlington Heights, IL – The Alliance of Chicago Entertainers is proud to announce ACEs, a new club for magicians dedicated to promoting the art of magic its education and performance in the Chicago area. ACEs MAGIC CLUB will feature one of the most respected names in magic today, philosopher of magic Eugene Burger at its inaugural meeting Tuesday, September 15th at Hackney’s in Wheeling. Mr. Burger will perform a show, providing an explanation of the tricks he shows and will conclude his presentation with a lecture on Magic Performance.

ACEs MAGIC CLUB membership dues will be $80 per year (family discounts will be available) and includes: FREE attendance at all regular meetings and lectures (fees for non-members will be $10 for non lectures or theme meetings and $20+ for lectures), access to the club’s Video Library and a 10% discount for purchases made at P.J.’s Trick Shop.

Tuesday, October 20th ACEs MAGIC CLUB will have their second meeting at Hackney’s in Wheeling (which will be continued on each 3rd Tuesday of every month) by welcoming international award-winning magician, critically-acclaimed author, monthly columnist for MAGIC and one of magic’s most eclectic and accomplished rising stars Joshua Jay. Future 2009-10 lecture and meeting themes will be announced at the September meeting. Some monthly meeting themes under consideration at press time include: Teach-a-Trick, Balloon Workshop, Marketing, Performance coaching, creativity/feedback and a Club Member Competition!

Hackney’s in Wheeling is located at 241 S. Milwaukee Avenue, Wheeling, IL 60090.