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Thursday, May 16 • 12:30pm - 1:00pm
My First 55 years in Magic: A Report from the Road

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Join Bill as he looks back over his life as a performer. He'll share stories of performing for religious zealots and gang-bangers, and blend in some of his favorite tricks, illusions and even some mentalism. Magic is the third oldest profession in the world, but what makes it work exactly? What is it that makes us enjoy being fooled and amazed since before the time of the Pharaohs? The art is continually changing and morphed significantly in the last half a century. So come on in. Pick a card?

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Bill Bateman

SOU/Reality Shifters Illusions
In addition to working at SOU as an Instructional Designer, I am a professional Magician and Illusionist. While I won't be explaining effects, I will be talking about how magic works and some of the changes in the profession over the last half Century. Bring your questions and suspend... Read More →

Thursday May 16, 2019 12:30pm - 1:00pm AKDT
SU Foyer Stevenson Union

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