Help us get to over 4,000 biographies in 2016.

If you know of a past magician not listed in MagicPedia, start a New Biography for them or Email us your suggestion.

Difference between revisions of "History of Street Magic"

From Magicpedia, the free online encyclopedia for magicians by magicians.
Jump to: navigation, search
m (New page: Street magic is a kind of magic perform on street. This culture is very popular at Las Vegas,Nevada.)
 
Line 1: Line 1:
Street magic is a kind of magic perform on street. This culture is very popular at Las Vegas,Nevada.
+
Street magic is a kind of magic performed on a city street, usually surrounded by strangers, and so it presents a special challenge to the magician; to draw a crowd, to keep the crowd entertained amid all the distractions of city life, and to entice the crowd to tip the performer to pay for his time and efforts. Related to the pure street magician is the Pitchman, who actually tries to sell the items he uses in his performance to the crowd.

Revision as of 23:55, 5 November 2007

Street magic is a kind of magic performed on a city street, usually surrounded by strangers, and so it presents a special challenge to the magician; to draw a crowd, to keep the crowd entertained amid all the distractions of city life, and to entice the crowd to tip the performer to pay for his time and efforts. Related to the pure street magician is the Pitchman, who actually tries to sell the items he uses in his performance to the crowd.