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Browsing Archive: April, 2013

On disbelief

Posted by djaspersen on Monday, April 29, 2013, In : Magic and the Magician 


 

“to procure for these shadows of imagination that willing suspension of disbelief for the moment...”

Samuel Taylor Coleridge


It is a common concept for theater goers to turn off their logic and reason to enjoy the show in front of them. Imagine you’re sitting 5th row center at a broadway-grade production of The Wizard of Oz. The Wicked Witch of the West is sending her flying monkeys off to capture Dorothy and her companions. The monkeys don’t actually fly, rather they are swung acros...


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Media Release: Beyond Reason at CIFF

Posted by djaspersen on Thursday, April 25, 2013, In : Press Release 



Local Magician Daniel Jaspersen performs May 18.

Beyond Reason performance as part of Cheyenne International Film Festival


CHEYENNE - Local magician Daniel Jaspersen will perform Beyond Reason: Tapping the Human Potential, a non-traditional magic show on May 18.


Can a thought be planted in another person’s mind? Can cutting off one sense enhance another? Beyond Reason: Tapping the Human Potential is a bold journey into the mind that aims to explore the answers to these questions… and more....


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Magic in a small town

Posted by djaspersen on Monday, April 22, 2013, In : Stories from the Trenches 


 

This past weekend I had the chance to perform in the small communities near Devils Tower in northeastern Wyoming. I had three performances in two days in an area with less than 2,000 inhabitants. Upon reflecting on this little adventure, a couple big ideas emerged.


1) Small Communities need good entertainment as much, or more, than bigger cities do. When you go to a major metropolitan area, it is easy to find some form of a show any night of the week. You can see live theater, comedians, mus...


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Inspiring Awe, Making Magic: Why your wedding can benefit from a professional magician

Posted by Andi.Jaspersen on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, In : Wedding 


The trend began, as most do, overseas; first in the UK, then in Hong Kong, and now it’s gaining popularity in some of the larger cities in the United States. In fact, this unique service even claimed the 2012 “Best of Weddings” top vote on The Knot. You’re getting curious—we can tell!—so we won’t keep you in suspense any longer. What is this trend, you ask? Hiring a magician for your wedding reception!


Now, before you roll your eyes and click out of the screen (“Magician? At m...


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