Magical Minnesota

One magician's life in Minnesota

Minneapolis Magician Entertains Families in Arden Hills

A week ago I enjoyed bringing some cmedy magic to the families of All Saints Church.

It was a very fun show and al ages were laughing an having fun.  The Church office director and event planner wrote this very nice nonte about the family entertainment in Minnesota.

“Norm did a fantastic job at our church social event.  He was very professional, punctual, and clear in all his business dealings.  He was a pleasure to have – his magic tricks delighted the kids and the adults in the room and his joy was authentic both on and off-stage.  I couldn’t have been more pleased and hope to have him back for more and more events!  As a matter of fact, I’ve recommended him to a family member of mine who owns an entertainment venue.”
God bless you; please write me again if your check does not arrive.  Our bookkeeper was working on it last weekend.
In Christ,
Jacob Flaherty and the Church of All Saints
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Clean comedy and magic for special events in Minneapolis and across Minnesota and Wisconsin

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More information about clean comedy and magic shows in Minneapolis is here – Magician-Minneapolis.com
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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 for School PTA Family Nights

Wow – it is so nice to hear from clients….

This e mail just came….

“I hope you are doing well and putting smiles on children everywhere! I am reaching out to you to see if you would be interested in being the our entertainer for our school carnival again this year. You were a huge hit last year and we had so many compliments on how interactive you were with all the families and children!  It was a blast!”   Serina C. PTA Chair An elementary School in Maple Grove.

It looks like I get to head back there in March… Wonderful.

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Over 60% of my work is repeat and referrals… Thanks so much for all those who have let me brings some smiles and magical fun to their events.  Learn more about how magic can add fun to your party or event in Minneapolis or St. Paul. – MagicNorm.com

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Doing a magic show for family events is so fun as I get to enjoy the looks on the parent’s faces as their children become the starts of the show.  every show is unique as the children who participate.  The little ones are so cute and yet seeing the amazement in the eyes of the 5th and 6th graders is priceless.

I feel a strong magic show needs two important factors:

#1 – Amazing Tricks!   Astounding presentations that are full of surprises.

#2 – Entertainment with Comedy.  It’s got to be funny and full of humor to make it entertaining.

I have crafted a show that is filled with many many tricks and lots of laughs.  I do two to three times the magical tricks in a show than an average magician.  But people of all ages want to see lots of tricks at a magic show and also need the comedy and entertainment factor to make it memorable and fun.

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This crazy fun job has taken me to various lands including in 2018 – Ukraine, South Africa, Germany and Egypt!  Cool!  I am so thankful and it is fun to hear the laughter that comedy entertainment brings.

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Minnesota Magicians travel to bring entertainment across the Globe.  This is after a very fun program I presented in Kenya a few years back. For these tours of High Schools, colleges and elementary schools I present fun magic with a message of community service, working hard in school and being kind to one another.  But with lots of comedy and audience involvement.

If you are planning an event in MN please consider adding a Minnesota Magician.

 

 

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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.

Minneapolis Magician – Entertains at parties and family events.

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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.

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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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Minneapolis Magician Brings Fun to School Carnival

It was a blast to bring the fun magic to the School Carnival last week.

The planner wrote this nice note after the magic show…

“You were a HIT at the carnival. Thank you so much for doing such a fantastic show. Everyone loved it!”  Serena C.   Weaver Lake School – Maple grove, MN

I love to hear the laughter and it was so fun to see the parents as involved at the kids.  Magic shows in Minnesota bring fun to all ages.

I look forward to bringing fun to your next party or special event.

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We had huge crowds for both shows and the parents made so many nice comments as they left.  It is fun to bring family entertainment to schools in the Twin Cities and across Minnesota.

Magician-Minneapolis.com http://www.magician-minneapolis.aces-show.biz

 

 

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