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Nick Diffatte featured at Jan 15 meeting

Friday, January 8th, 2016

On January 15 Assembly 12 welcomes Nick Diffatte for a casual demo of the effects he performs everyday: “magic stuff, gambling stuff, whatever people want to know about,” explains Nick.

Who is Nick Diffatte?
At 20, the unique style of dry humor and quick wit of Nick Diffatte has brought him all over the country for over 10 years, performing in variety shows, casinos, and private events. Nick has performed multiple times in Las Vegas including appearances at the Suncoast, Sam’s Town, Tropicana, and Royal House resorts. He has also accumulated multiple awards for his comedy and magic. Nick is also the current, proud manufacturer and distributer of the famous “Dr.X” line of high tech marked cards, loaded dice, and other high quality crooked gambling devices after being closely trained in the art by the original “Dr. X” himself.

Nov meeting 1 week earlier

Monday, November 9th, 2015

The November SAM meeting just moved to Friday the 13th. Same bat-time, same bat-place:

November 13 (Friday)
Eagle Magic, 7:30pm

The theme: Halloween, geek-magic, mentalism, or anything else around Friday the 13th.

Remember that there is no meeting in December.

Auction This Friday: Buyers and Sellers Wanted

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

Bring your gently used magic tricks for sale and find a few treasures!

Friday, October 16, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
at Eagle Magic, 11995 County Road 11, Burnsville

Click here for details »

Pop Haydn & David Ginn Sept 17 & 18

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

We have some exciting programming planned for Assembly 12’s 2015–2016 season — starting with two lectures in September followed by the auction in October!

On our regular meeting night — Friday, September 18th — David Ginn will lecture. This is free to members who have paid their Assembly 12 dues ($10) for 2015–2016. NOTE: We will start at 7:00 p.m. (30 minutes earlier than usual).

The night before — Thursday, September 17th — Pop Haydn will lecture. Members who have paid their Assembly 12 dues ($10) for 2015–2016 will receive 40% off ($15 instead of $25).

Please help us prepare for the lectures by letting us know if you will be there for one or both by clicking the Register links below.

Lecture Price Assembly 12
Member Price
Thurs, Sept 17, 7pm
$25 $15 Register »
Fri, Sept 18, 7pm
$25 $0 Register »
Both $40 $15  

Steve Carlson Mini-lecture at June Meeting

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

This June meeting will be a great one!

Steve Carlson will present one of his gambling routines! Here’s a preview from his website:

Bring your favorite gambling trick, bar-bet, or con-game. And hang on your your wallets and watches.

Mini-lecture by Bruce Cleland at April Meeting

Friday, April 17th, 2015

Local magician Bruce Cleland will do a mini lecture on his performance of the ring on string. It’s very commercial and practical.

April Meeting

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

The theme for this Friday’s meeting will be other things one can do with a thumb tip.

Comedy Magic at March Meeting

Monday, March 16th, 2015

The theme for this Friday’s meeting will be Comedy Magic. Bring your funniest:

  • presentation bit,
  • sight-gag,
  • comedy prop,
  • or even just a story that pertains to comedy.

To whet your appetite, here is one of my favorites — Pif, the magic dragon.

February Meeting

Friday, February 20th, 2015

In addition to our usual magic, we’ll be celebrating the life of Jack. Bring a story.

Justin Alan Mini-lecture at January Meeting

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

We’ll be continuing with our successful mini-lecture format. We have a member/guest-lecturer Justin Alan on bill switching, with a minimum of three effects/routines.