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Card magic contest on tap for Wednesday


Society of American Magicians sponsors annual event, which is free and open to public

The Society of American Magicians will present a card magic contest on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Beaverton Elks Lodge, 3500 S.W. 104th Ave.

Sponsored by the society and Dave's Killer Magic Shop of Vancouver, Wash., the annual event will feature 10 professional musicians, each of whom will have six minutes to impress the audience and a panel of judges with their card effects. The event is free and open to the public.

The contestants will be judged on aspects including technical skill/handling, showmanship/presentation, entertainment value, artistic impression/routining, originality and magic atmosphere.

Dave Lemberg, founder and owner of Dave's Killer Magic Shop, 910 N.E. Minnehaha St. in Vancouver, will serve as the event's master of ceremonies.

For rules of the competition and more information, visit killermagicshop.com/Killer-Card-Contest_ep_47.html.

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