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Thursday, June 25 • 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Creating A Magical Vision: Magic Tricks That Even You Can Do

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This session will explore the relationship between magic and the vision and re-vision of creativity.  Magic exemplifies how the perception or vision of an event or experience is frequently different than anticipated and varies from person to person.  We will offer you an opportunity to begin a journey into an interesting and challenging pursuit.  The session will be structured to insure your success in performing several magic tricks that require minimal skill and practice.  Following this program you should be able to begin amazing friends and family members.  

Please come to this session prepared with the following: 
A deck of cards, preferably one with a picture or pattern on the backs
A 3-foot (approximately) piece of rope or thick yarn
2 medium sized rubber bands - preferably different colors
A small juice glass
A handkerchief
A cloth napkin or small towel.

Participants will:
  • Learn five to ten magic tricks that can be applied in a variety of learning, teaching and social settings.
  • Explore the relationship between magic and creativity.
  • Examine magic as it relates to the concepts of creative vision and re-vision,
  • Have an opportunity to practice several magic tricks.
  • Review guidelines for performing magic.
  • Have fun.

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R. Bruce Baum

Member, International Brotherhood of Magicians and Ring 12
Dr. Baum has been a leader at the annual Creative Problem Solving Institute for over 40 years only missing a few years due to illness.  He was a leader of Springboard Programs at CPSI for over 20 years and has facilitated Extending Programs on a variety of topics.  As a professor... Read More →

Thursday June 25, 2020 7:00pm - 8:30pm EDT