Magical Minnesota

One magician's life in Minnesota

Cub Scout Magician in Minneapolis

It is so fun to bring laughs and magic shows to Cub Scout Groups.  In the past 2 months I have presented 8 programs for scout groups.

The parents and siblings have as much fun as the scouts.  Here is a recent comment on Google Maps about this Magician in Minneapolis.

Thomas G. ★ (a week ago)

“Our Cub Scout event was a huge success thanks to Magic Norm! The kids were enthralled not only by his magic but by his engaging personality! He is really funny and is really good at impromptu comedy. Entertaining for both the kids and the parents. I would highly recommend Magic Norm for your next event.”
Everyone enjoys family entertainment from the Minneapolis Magician.
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Cub Scout Magician in Minneapolis

This funny and amazing magic show entertains Cub Scouts and their families.

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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 at Magic Castle in Hollywood

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“Hilarious and mystifying. Norm’s rapport with the audience was second to none. Easily the best family show I’ve ever seen at the Magic Castle.” – Thom Peterson, Cruise Ship magician  & Top Magic Castle Performer.

      “Absolutely laugh out loud Amazing!  Loved every minute of the show.” – Michael Kamiaskas Magic Castle audience member. Los Angeles

       “Norm’s show was just fantastic. Everyone was amazed.” – Bill Faankenstein – Member of Magic Castle.

 

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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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Amazing Science Program in MN

The Amazing Science Program was presented three times in the past two days across the Twin Cities in Minnesota. This is a fun and fascinating presentation that gets kid’s excited about science.

There are many wonderful science experiments demonstrated in this lively show. It captures the kids imagination and attention. There is much humor and the dynamic teacher Professor Norman keeps the show going at a brisk pace.

Monday night the Bloomington Scout pack enjoyed the Science adventures that this program brings..

“Professor Norman gave a great show at our pack meeting. Lots of fun and amazing tricks and fun ways to learn about science. It was Amazing!”                              – Pam H.   Friends of Scouting District Representative

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Learn more about this fun Science program for schools in Minnesota and Wisconsin at the website here:

http://www.entertainmentmn.com/amazing-science-show-for-schools.html

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Amazing Science is a dynamic and inspiring presentation that encourages children to learn about science and careers in science.

It is fun to hear the gasps of surprise and laughter that this science show for children brings.  There are many surprises in this show and opportunities for students to think about outcomes to the various experiments and to form their own hypothesis. Then we do the experiment and see the result.

It is Amazing!

 

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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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Magic at National Night Out

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Minneapolis Magician brings fun to National Night out in Chaska.

the magician commented, “We did 12 short shows at 8 stops for families. It was so fun to ride on a fire truck and see the smiles on the kids faces as we pulled up.”

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Several dads are enjoying the comedy magic in Chaska, Minnesota.

There is so much to be thankful for and I love to make people laugh with the comedy magic tricks. Magic has an element of surprise and that makes it so fun to see the reactions on the children’s faces.  the adults were amazed too!

Enjoy the summer in beautiful Minnesota and if you need to add some entertainment to your next party, banquet or family function please check Magician-Minneapolis.com.

 

It is fun to be a Minnesota Magician and present family entertainment that delights all ages.

Thank you!

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County Fair Magic Show in Minnesota

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Comedy Magic adds fun to the fair.  The children giggle, the teens are amazed and the parents love seeing the kids get into the show and get involved. Magic is fun for everyone.

We have entertained at 3 county fairs so far this summer, and now today we are heading out to do 5 day run of 3 shows a day at another Minnesota County fair.

It is so fun to see the smiles and hear the laughs.  The fair board members commented that it was a wonderful show.

The crowds were bigger than they had for this type of show in previous years.  So I am glad the fair-goers enjoyed it.

Please click this magic website for more on the Minnesota country fair magician.

http://www.magicnorm.com/fairs.html

Magic and entertainment for county fairs with the Minnesota Magician.

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A Salute to Agriculture and Farmers in Minnesota

It is fun to see the smiles and hear the laughter from the students as they enjoy the comedy magic show.  The fun Farm Facts show I present really gets their attention and brings smiles.

 

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This week the program was at a Farm Camp on a lovely farm near St. Cloud.

 

Last weekend we did 4 shows a day at the Ramsey country fair with huge enthusiastic audiences for every program. It is fun to be a Magician in Minnesota.

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Its Magic when your Daughter turns 18

Happy Birthday to by sweet kiddo!  It has been magical to watch you grow into such a sweet young lady.

You are an assistant manager at a restaurant and you have taken 2 years of college while in High School.  Plus you have lots of friends who admire and respect you.IMG_3001

Over the years I have enjoyed taking her along when I performed at magic conventions in many cities including Winnipeg, Canada where we met some real Poyal Mounted Police and experienced the old city when the Native  Canadian’s First People lived.

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In New York City we saw the wonderful Broadway play Mary Poppins. We also looked around the city and saw the garment district and ate NYC Pizza slices.

We also went to conventions where I performed my comedy magic in Atlanta, Denver Indianapolis and Orlando.  In Orlando we saw her favorite show… Cirque Du Soleil

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She wanted to be an acrobat in the Cirque and so I took her to gymnastics and ballet for many years.  It was fun to see her grow into the wonderful woman she is.

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It is fun to be an entertainer in MN with magic and fun shows.  I have so much to be thankful for.

 

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