Magic News And Information

Thoughts From Gene Urban
Here you will find a variety of information about things “magic.”
What Is Magic?

What Is Magic?

Challenging Our Cherished Beliefs I am deep into a great book entitled The Magic Rainbow by Juan Tamariz. You are probably saying, Juan who? He is not a household name unless you are a magician. If you are a magician, you would most likely have studied Tamariz. He is...

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Magic Castle Cabaret Performer News & Info

Magic Castle Cabaret Performer News & Info

Magic Castle Cabaret Performer News and Info The new Magic Castle Cabaret is open and thrilling people with great performers and decor that blends a bit of Disney with Hogwarts. As one who is often seen adding a bit of magic at the Cabaret, I couldn't be more...

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Magic at Satellite Wine Bar

Magic at Satellite Wine Bar

Magic at Satellite Wine Bar It's happening on Thursday Nights Good news for magic lovers. There is magic at Satellite Wine Bar on Thursday nights from 6:30 to 9:30 pm. The Satellite Wine Bar is located at 1117 State Street. Santa Barbara magician Gene Urban has...

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Who Is Performing at The Magic Castle

Who Is Performing at The Magic Castle

  Gene Urban…Magic Castle Performer Are you wondering who is performing at the Magic Castle, AKA Academy of Magical Arts, this week? Each week Magic Castle members and their guests witness some of the finest magicians in the World. You can see sleight of hand...

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Tony Slydini – One of the Great Magician

Tony Slydini – One of the Great Magician

Master Magician & Teacher -- Tony SlidiniAlthough I never met Tony Slydini, he had a significant influence on my work, as he has many other top magicians. I would say he is the reason my take on magic has strong psychological underpinnings. There are a number of...

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Christmas & Holiday Party Entertainment

Christmas & Holiday Party Entertainment

Get A Free Quote Gene Urban Makes Magic Happen Magic Makes A Party Rock People say magic is the most universally popular form of live entertainment for Christmas & Holiday party entertainment and Gene Urban is an extraordinary magician. Gene connects with people;...

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What is Close Up Magic?

What is Close Up Magic?

Get A Quote For Your Event What is Close-Up Magic? Close-up magic is often called "Magic of the Hands."  It is an intimate style of magic performed mere inches or feet from you and your guests. Close-up magic is often performed with playing cards, coins and other...

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Gene Urban Performs Magic Castle Hollywood

Gene Urban Performs Magic Castle Hollywood

Magic Castle Hollywood Invites Gene Urban to Perform One of the greatest honors a magician can receive is an invitation to perform at Hollywood’s Magic Castle. Being put on the Castle’s “Now Appearing” performer’s list is a rare privilege. Gene Urban is one of those...

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Top Things Guests Remember About a Wedding or Not

Top Things Guests Remember About a Wedding or Not

Things Guests Remember About a Wedding... the good and not so... What are the things guests remember about a wedding? The answers may help you plan a memorable, fun wedding versus spending time and money on fluff neither you nor your guests really care about. In...

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Funny Magic Tricks With Animals

Funny Magic Tricks With Animals

Funny Magic Tricks With Animals Videos If you are a magician and you have a dog, you've probably performed the disappearing dog treat trick. The reaction is so precious. I am on a mission to find Funny Magic Tricks with Animals videos and share them here. This, to me,...

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Eddie Tullock – The King of Trade Show Magic

Eddie Tullock – The King of Trade Show Magic

Eddie Tullock with Kenton and Gene Urban Eddie Tullock was my mentor in the world of trade show magic. He was considered the king of this wrealm where he performed for over 40 years. Below are a few things I remember most about this legendary magician. I met Eddie...

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