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[[The New York Magic Symposium]] was a convention that started in the early 1980s by [[Adam Fleischer]] and [[Vito Lupo]]. The first one was held August 19-22, 1982 at the Roosevelt Hotel, Manhattan. The first symposium was attended by some 400 magicians.
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'''The New York Magic Symposium''' was an annual convention that was produced in the early 1980s by [[Adam Fleischer]] and [[Vito Lupo]]. The first one was held August 19-22, 1982 at the Roosevelt Hotel, Manhattan, and was attended by some 400 magicians.
  
Books were published from effects collected at the convention. Although most of the material is close up magic, there are a few stage and parlor type items.  
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Books were published from effects collected at or for the convention. Although most of the material is close up magic, there are a few stage and parlor type items.<ref>The Premiere New York Magic Symposium by Edwin Rojas [[Genii 1982 November]]</ref><ref>THE PREMIERE NEW YORK MAGIC SYMPOSIUM by Edwin Rojas, [[MUM]] - march, 1983</ref>
  
 
== Conventions ==
 
== Conventions ==
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* August 19-22, 1982 Roosevelt Hotel  
 
* August 19-22, 1982 Roosevelt Hotel  
** Bob Read, [[Derek Dingle]], [[Paul Harris]],Fantasio, Slydini, John Cornelius, [[David Roth]], Levent, Larry Becker, Vito Lupo, Joe Delion, [[Michael Ammar]],  
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** [[Bob Read]], [[Derek Dingle]], [[Paul Harris]], [[Fantasio]], [[Slydini]], [[John Cornelius]], [[David Roth]], [[Levent]], [[Larry Becker]], [[Vito Lupo]], [[Joe Delion]], [[Michael Ammar]],  
 
* August 25-28, 1983 Roosevelt Hotel  
 
* August 25-28, 1983 Roosevelt Hotel  
** Stan Allen, [[Harry Anderson]], [[Max Maven]], [[Larry Jennings]], [[Frank Garcia]], Jeff McBride, [[Charlie Miller]] Terry Seabrooke.
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** [[Stan Allen]], [[Harry Anderson]], [[Max Maven]], [[Larry Jennings]], [[Frank Garcia]], [[Jeff McBride]], [[Charlie Miller]] [[Terry Seabrooke]].
 
* August 16-19, 1984 - San Francisco
 
* August 16-19, 1984 - San Francisco
 
* August 23-26, 1984 - New York.
 
* August 23-26, 1984 - New York.
 
* May 24-26, 1985 - Los Angeles, California
 
* May 24-26, 1985 - Los Angeles, California
** Harry Anderson, Paul Harris, Richard Kaufman, Tom Mullica, Slydini, Dai Vernon, David Roth
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** [[Harry Anderson]], [[Paul Harris]], [[Richard Kaufman]], [[Tom Mullica]], [[Slydini]], [[Dai Vernon]], [[David Roth]]
 
* February 7-9, 1986 - Berkeley, California
 
* February 7-9, 1986 - Berkeley, California
** Micheal Ammar, Eugene Burger, Mike Caveney, Dayrl, Richard Kaufman, Max Maven.
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** [[Michael Ammar]], [[Eugene Burger]], [[Mike Caveney]], [[Daryl]], [[Richard Kaufman]], [[Max Maven]].
 
* May 23-25, 1986 - New York City
 
* May 23-25, 1986 - New York City
 
* August 7-19, 1986 - Tokyo, Japan.
 
* August 7-19, 1986 - Tokyo, Japan.
* July 9-12, 1987 - New York City
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* July 9-12, 1987 - New York City  
** David Roth, Finn Jon, Jeff McBride, The Pendragons, Tom Mellica
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** [[David Roth]], [[Finn Jon]], [[Jeff McBride]], [[The Pendragons]], [[Tom Mullica]]
 
** The [[Dai Vernon]] Roast.
 
** The [[Dai Vernon]] Roast.
  
 
== Books ==
 
== Books ==
*The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 1 by Richard Kaufman (1982)
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*The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 2 by Richard Kaufman (1983)
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*[[The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 1]] by [[Richard Kaufman]] (1982)
*The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 3 by Adam Fleischer & Stephen Minch (1984)  
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*[[The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 2]] by [[Richard Kaufman]] (1983)
*The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 4 by Stephen Minch (1985)
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*[[The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 3]] by [[Adam Fleischer]] & [[Stephen Minch]] (1984)
*The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 5 by Stephen Minch & Phil Goldstein (1986)
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*[[The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 4]] by [[Stephen Minch]] (1985)
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*[[The New York Magic Symposium - Collection 5]] by [[Stephen Minch]] & [[Phil Goldstein]] (1986)
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* What was supposed to be Volume 6 was written by [[Stephen Minch]], but bought and published by [[L&L Publishing]] in 1990 under the title [[Spectacle]].
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== References ==
 
== References ==
* THE PREMIERE NEW YORK MAGIC SYMPOSIUM by Edwin Rojas, [[MUM]] - march, 1983
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[[Category:Conventions]]

Latest revision as of 15:56, 10 August 2012

The New York Magic Symposium was an annual convention that was produced in the early 1980s by Adam Fleischer and Vito Lupo. The first one was held August 19-22, 1982 at the Roosevelt Hotel, Manhattan, and was attended by some 400 magicians.

Books were published from effects collected at or for the convention. Although most of the material is close up magic, there are a few stage and parlor type items.[1][2]

Conventions

Books

NewYorkMagicSymposium5.jpg

References

  1. The Premiere New York Magic Symposium by Edwin Rojas Genii 1982 November
  2. THE PREMIERE NEW YORK MAGIC SYMPOSIUM by Edwin Rojas, MUM - march, 1983