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Welcome to the Society of American Magicians Greater Milwaukee Area Assembly #61 website. We are based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Our members meet the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 7:00 PM at Dicken's Grille, 9646 W. Greenfield Avenue, West Allis, WI 53214. Our meetings are open to anyone interested in magic. Our clubs purpose is to promote magic as a performing art.

Our monthly meetings consist of a variety of events: share a trick nights, activity nights, clinics, lectures, and contests. Click here for more information about us and our events. In addition to the monthly meetings, Assembly #61 provides information on magic events, including several shows each year by the club, featuring local magicians. The club welcomes all visiting magicians that come to the Milwaukee area. The club is made up of collectors, hobbyists, amateurs, and professionals. All you need to join is an interest in magic.

Announcements

Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 - The Magic of Scalawags, Grifters and Con Men

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Who: Everyone is invited to participate (S.A.M. Members and nonmembers)
Location: Dicken's Grille, 9646 W. Greenfield Avenue, West Allis, WI 53214
Meeting Time: 7:00 PM
Cost: $5.00

The Magic of Scalawags, Grifters and Con Men

Close up and Parlor Tricks Gambling Routines, Scams and Bar Bets

Author of the book Gambling Card Sharps, How to Beat a Cheater.

Scott will present a variety of tricks that can be performed closeup, parlor and on stage. The complexity of the routines will span all levels from beginners to advanced skill levels.

The lecture will feature tricks and routines culled from masters like Steve Forte, Sal Piacente, Ricky Jay, Jasen England, S. W. Erdnase, Dai Vernon, Bill Malone, Professor Hoffman, John Hilliar, Edward Marlo and James Harto.

Scott's family and relatives owned and operated many of the famous legal and illegal casinos in the Midwest from the mid 1800s to the mid 1900s He graduated from the University of Northern Colorado and obtained his Masters Degree from Western Governors University. Scott performs magic shows that mix expert sleight of hand, theatrical entertainment, and astonishing illusions that creates long-lasting wonder and amusement in his audiences.

See you Wednesday the 17th!

- Mark Martinez

Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 - Favorite Book Night

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Who: Everyone is invited to participate (S.A.M. Members and nonmembers)
Location: Dicken's Grille, 9646 W. Greenfield Avenue, West Allis, WI 53214
Meeting Time: 7:00 PM

TBA

See you Wednesday the 15th!

- Mark Martinez

Wednesday, June 19th, 2019 - Torn and Restored

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Who: Everyone is invited to participate (S.A.M. Members and nonmembers)
Location: Dicken's Grille, 9646 W. Greenfield Avenue, West Allis, WI 53214
Meeting Time: 7:00 PM

TBA

See you Wednesday the 19th!

- Mark Martinez

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