Magical Minnesota

One magician's life in Minnesota

Minnesota State Fair Magician

This is the 14th year that we have presented Magic Shows on one of the stages at the great Minnesota State Fair.

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Several teenages came by and were amazed by the State Fair Magician

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Four magic shows at day at the Minnesota State Fair

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It is magic and fun for everyone at the MN State Fair

This year once again at the Crossroads Stage for all 12 days – four shows a day.

There were many awesome bands and other wonderful activities happening at this stage.  I would entertain between the band sets.

This week included the awesome Sara Renner and her fabulous group and many others.

More information about this Minnesota Magician for families and corporate events is found at the website – Magician-Minneapolis.com  It is fun to bring family entertainment that all ages enjoy.

The state fair has many stages filled with music, comedy, jugglers and other fun entertainment for families.  I have several friends presenting their acts of various stages at the fair.

It is fun to hear the laughter. and see the looks of amazement that comedy magicians present.

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Minnesota Magician at Chaska Library

Here is the Amazing and Fun – Reading Magic Show at Chaska Library in July. Over 200 were in attendance for this fun program to encourage reading.

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Annalisa Bragg gave this 5 star review on Google after seeing the Reading Magic Show at Watertown Library.

“Saw Magic Norm at the Watertown library program – he was great! Norm provided a magical performance with:
●fun staging,
●clean and appropriate jokes (even for adults),
●a genuine interest in kids and literacy (he’s published many books on magic that are all user friendly and available at the library )
●an interest in engaging kids in magic, both in his show and helping them learn magic on their own
●professionalism, generosity and kindness.
Thanks, Norm, for a wonderful, magical experience!”

Norm says, “It is so fun to hear the laughter at the shows and I love to encourage children to read.”

 

Here is the Minnesota Magician delighting a crowd of over 150 children at the Waconia Library. Its a fun filled magic show for families that has wacky humor and amazing tricks.

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For over 30 years this Minnesota Magician has brought smiles to libraries. The show encourages kids to read and check out the library. This fast paced program for schools and special events has more magic tricks per show than any other in the Midwest.

Please check the Website for Family Magician at Schools and Libraries.

https://cleancomedyguys.com/school-reading-motivation

 

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   “Norm’s show was great!  He really knows how to captivate an audience with his incredible magic and quick wit! Thanks again!”  – Jodi Bird – Youth Services Department Manager  – Menomonie Public Library

It is fun to promote literacy and encourage young readers in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

This fascinating comedy presentation is great for I love to read month, book week and kick of to the school year.   It is a fun motivational program that students and teachers enjoy.

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Minnesota Magician entertains at Waconia Library

Magic shows are fun for every one.  This Minnesota Magician takes his program on the road to libraries all this week across Carver County.  He did two Magic shows in Chanhassen on Tuesday and two magic trick shows in Chaska at the library on Wednesday.

The goal of the presentation is to encourage reading and get kids excited about going to the library.  “You can find books about hobbies, interests and jobs.”

The funny magic show is titled “The Reading Magician” and has appeared at hundreds of libraries over the past 30 years.  It is fun for library summer reading programs in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

K. The Associate Librarian wrote a nice note… “Norm’s magic was wonderful. The kids were talking about it as they were checking out the books.”

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Its Comedy Family Magician – Mr. Norm and friends at Waconia Library.

Motivating young readers has been my goal for many years as I toured across the US doing programs for high schools and elementary schools in all fifty states.  This week it is nine shows at libraries to promote reading.

Each magic trick has a reading emphasis.  The kids laugh as they learn.  It is very fun for schools or other family groups.  Please check out the website Magician-Minneapolis.com

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Yes, there is some Zany comedy and lots of excitement in this Minnesota magic show.

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Twin Cities Magician Entertains in Germany

This comedy magician from Minneapolis did many shows across Germany for 16 days in March.  there was a team of various entertainers from opera singer to musicians and a Hoola Hoop dance artist from Finland.  We did many shows on the streets and on outdoor stages. Also there were performances at YMCA events and churches as well as a few High Schools.

it was very fun to be a part of the variety shows.

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Comedy Minnesota Magician doing a few tricks for people in Germany.

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The flowers were in bloom across Germany

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Sheep enjoy the sunshine in Germany.

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One of my host families – Just wonderful people and both are great cooks!

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On the left Aldi from Albania did many traditional folk dances of Albania and on the right a gentleman who grew up in Turkey but originally from Nebraska was a stilt walker and actor in a unique drama team.Germany 2019 (20)

Presenting magic at a Senior Citizen event in Germany.

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My main interpreter was this wonderful lady from the YMCA

 

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The teens at this event enjoyed Lovely singer from US as well as comedy magic from Minnesota.

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The fun Minnesota Magician entertains at a luncheon in Germany.

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Chris – the Opera Singer on the tour warming up before one of the presentations.

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Magic for teens and college students at the YMCA youth center got them laughing.

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Wonderful Hula Hoop Dancer from Finland brings fun to High School students.

Magic is fun for all events. This Minnesota magician has entertained in Egypt, Taiwan, South Africa, Kenya, England, Mexico and many other countries over the past 25 years.At this point there are several invitations to return and perform again that are being considered.   However most of the magician performances are in Minnesota and the Twin Cities area.

It is fun to hear the laughter and see the smiles.  It is great to be invited back again and again.  More information about this comedy entertainer for banquets and company parties at Magician-Minneapolis.com

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Minnesota Magician entertains Sons of Norway Event

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It was so fun to bring the comedy magic to the banquet for the Sons of Norway recently.  There were many laughs and lots of involvement from the audience.  One gentleman’s dollar turned into a $20 and he was trilled!  He said that was fantastic magic.

After the show many others came over to say, “please give me a business card, as I am part of another group that would love this entertainment for banquets.”

The person in charge of the event said, “That was wonderful, everyone had a great time.”

To learn more about Minnesota Magicians – Magician-Minneapolis.com

Banquet comedian and entertainer in Minneapolis brings life to the event with sparkling sleight of hand and amazing tricks.

 

 

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Excelsior Magician Entertains all Ages

The Magician from the Twin Cities recently performed for families at the St. Patrick Day Run in Excelsior.  We had a tent load of people and lots of laughs at the Magic Show.

Excelsior-Lake Minnetonka Chamber of Commerce board member Morgan D. wrote this note about the magic show in Excelsior …

“Great Show! The kids were loving every minute! Thank you!”

Morgan D. Excelsior – Lake Minnetonka Chamber of Commerce

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Magic shows bring laughs and smiles to all ages.  Many of the kids participated in this fun run experience along the cool lake in March.

When you need family entertainment that brings laughs to the adults and the kids check out the following website…

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The audience enjoyed the Amazing Appearing Snowman trick as well as the magical Snow Flake Mystery that this comedy magician presents.  Both of these tricks are original with this magician and he enjoys being unique and original in his magic entertainment.

Your family and friends will have fun with this entertaining magician in Minneapolis.  He has entertained in all fifty states and in almost every town in Minnesota from Brainerd to Bloomington.  He was the top magician at Paul Bunyan Park in Brainerd for 12 years and still brings his comedy to county fairs and festivals throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin.

https://www.excelsior-lakeminnetonkachamber.com/bridgewater-bank-luck-o-the-lake.html

 

 

 

 

 

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Minnesota Magician 5 Star Google Reviews

It is fun to bring magic and comedy to special events across Minnesota. Recently I did a program for All Saints Church in the Northern Suburbs of Minneapolis.  All ages were engaged with the Comedy & Magic Show.  It was fun to see the adults laughing and amazed along with the children.

The Church Director Office manager wrote this nice 5 Star Google Review…

Jacob Flaherty  

“Magic Norm did a great job at our pre-Lent church party! He was entertaining and funny; young and old were enthused! Not only that, he was a personable, easy-to-work-with, kind gentleman, on-time, and with a genuine passion for his trade. HIGHLY recommended!”
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You can learn more about this colorful comical magician in Minnesota by checking the website.
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Comedy Magicians in Minnesota bring fun to family audiences.  This comedy entertainer has performed in all 50 states and ten other nations.  He brings clean comedy and amazing magic tricks for all ages.

 

He has brought comedy to hundreds of corporate audiences from 3M to Target and Gargill. laughter brings goodwill and team spirit. Learn more at the website about how this entertainer can brighten you your next party or special event.

He also brings joy to many church events like the one above.  Please check out the website for more information.

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Clean comedy and magic for special events in Minneapolis and across Minnesota and Wisconsin

 

 

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Reading Magic Show for Libraries in Minnesota & Wisconsin

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I am a Minnesota Magician who promotes reading at schools and libraries.

It is fun to travel around and bring this motivational reading program to schools and libraries in Minnesota.   I developed this program over 30 years ago and presented it in schools across the U.S> in all fifty states.

These tours of schools were called lyceums. Other programs on these tours included musicians, archers, athletic experts, jugglers, history programs and exotic animal presentations such as nocturnal animals.  I did over 350 magic shows a year for 14 years.

Some tours were in New York, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Virginia and then the next year I would present in California, Oregon and Washington State.  It was fun to see the country and this was great experience as I tried out new material and built a tight, quality program for schools.

We are set this summer for several libraries in MN and Wisconsin with this magic and Reading presentation.  This Friday I return to an elementary school in Maple Grove to bring laughter and share my love of reading with the children.  E

Every magic trick in the show is about books, reading or how reading helps with hobbies and jobs.   I want to motivate and encourage the students with this lively presentation.  I am a magician and entertainer in Minneapolis and use the magic to motivate.

Here is what several librarians have said about the magical presentation.

  “The show was great – looking forward to next year.” Pat Spencer – Eagle Bluff School – Onalaska, WI (performed here 9 times.)

 

“MagicNorm performed for the Mabel Public Library summer reading program. It was a very enjoyable experience for the kids and the adults. He included several of the kids as assistants and they absolutely loved the experience. Lots of laughs! Great job! “     Mabel, MN public Library – Children’s Librarian – L. Hoff

This library in Wisconsin had the magic show 5 times over the past 10 years. The librarian commented – –

  “THANK YOU so very much for coming to St Croix Falls Library, we definitely will have you back!”              Cole – Children’s Librarian! St Croix Falls, WI Library

I will be bringing the magic show to southern Minnesota again this summer and one school in Janesville, MN had this to say…

     “Norm incorporated fun and laughter for all ages. We completely enjoyed his performance!! Students and staff left the auditorium talking about the awesome show!! Thank you Norm!!!.”
Sherry Trahms – Elementary Principal, Janesville-Waldorph-Pemberton Elementary School  

Learn more at: http://www.magicnorm.com/school.html

It is fun to bring the magic show to Library Summer Reading Programs.  I am a Minnesota Magician and also a best selling Minnesota Author with 14 books in libraries across the USA and around the world.

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Clean comedy and magic for special events in Minneapolis and across Minnesota and Wisconsin

I love to do Reading Motivation and get kids excited about going to the library.

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Minnesota Magician Entertains in Ukraine

IMG_3602Saxophonist extraordinaire and comedian Slava on left alongside Minneapolis Magician Mr. Norm. To the right is Sasha in purple the comic actor, pick pocket and magician. Mr. Norm performed with these two fun and funny gentleman from Ukraine on his visit there a few months back.

We did 35 family shows in two weeks across the lovely and cool land at schools, community centers, churches and theaters.  I did about 30-405 minutes and these two comic performers did about 20-25 minutes… It was great to entertain alongside these two fun fellows.  In other cities another funny gentleman named Alexey replaces Slava and did the sets.  He was a laugh riot too!

It is fun to see how various audiences responded to the comedy magic shows.  The addition of music, comic skits, dance and pick pocketing by these two really was a splash.

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Mr Norm also taught along side them at a conference for youth leaders with over 140 in attendance.  These were other entertainers and performers who wanted to sharpen their skills and discover new methods and ideas for performance.  Mr. Norm did 3 classes – one on comedy magic, another on Balloon twisting and skits with balloons. and the other on comedy skit writing and development.

Comedy entertainer – Mr Norm was also the keynote speaker for the day long conference and presented an hour and half workshop that motivated and encouraged the guests to strive for creative skills that they can develop.  This magical comedian also shared many of his ideas on comedy writing and performance techniques.

The way to bring entertainment is to add lots of comedy and that is found in the character and the situations the actor is put into.

Creativity in performance art derives from finding ways to take old ideas and make them new with a twist or change or adaptation.  Creativity is something we all have and the goal is to find ways to develop that creativity and sharpen it.

Magic shows are fun for audiences in Minnesota and Wisconsin. 

As a comedy performer it is fun to share the things I have developed over the years that others can add to their acts.  I also like to teach comedy techniques and methods that will help entertainers bring smiles t their audiences and help their presentations become funnier and sharper.

You can bring comedy entertainment to your special events across the Twin Cities with magician Mr. Norm  – Magician-Minneapolis.com

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Corporate Parties and family events are a wonderful place to add some comic fun to the meetings and events.  All ages enjoy the unique clean comedy and magic entertainment.

 

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Minnesota Magician at Taiwan Festival

It was so much fun to bring the comedy magic to many audiences in Taiwan last year..

One day was fill with classes I taught on comedy techniques. Many entertainers from Taiwan came to study comedy techniques. As a Minneapolis Magician, I am invited to perform in lots of fun places.

At one evening party for the performers I did some card tricks and I think the trick actually worked.  In this trick I teach someone how to do a trick and with a wave of their hand the card mysteriously rises and quite often it gets a gasp or a laugh.  Magic is too much fun.

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Then I enjoyed being a part of the Street Festival – sort of like the Renaissance Festival in Minneapolis, only this was downtown in the center of the city in the beautiful park.  The families in the audience laughed and roar their approval.  Here was the party that the mayor of Taipei hosted to celebrate the festival.  I am the guy in the back holding up the cel phone.

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The guy on the far right is my friend Mr Drew from Thailand. He a very talented juggler and comic.  The two of us did an advance performance two different days at the largest Shopping Mall in the area.

We taught several classes together and then on the right everyone got a certificate for the training received in comedy and magic.

The following photo is my main guide who help with translation and she is also good at selfies and she sent this to me after.

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I present clean comedy across the Twin Cities and the Midwest.  Next week includes shows near Forest Lake and as far away as Fargo.

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My Friend Mr Zipper from Thailand as we worked together in Taiwan for City Festival.

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Goofing off at Balloon store with one of the promoters and my friend in Taiwan.

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We should be a rock band… but we are comedians and jugglers and entertainers.  But if we were a Jazz band it would be so fun as these guys were so fun to hang around with during the five day festival.  Great friends and I wish I could be hanging with them again right now.  The beautiful island of Taiwan is a gem of the Pacific.  Great food, warm people and wonderful beautiful sights.

The fun magician in Minnesota Mr. Norm travels the world bringing smiles to audiences of all ages.  Magician-Minneapolis.com

Comedy magic is fun for parties, banquets and special events.  Comic entertainment is fun in Minneapolis, St. Paul and across Minnesota and Wisconsin for festivals and fairs.

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