The Bruce Chadwick SAM Assembly 138 Alliance of Illusionists (AOI) is a 501(c)6 Texas non-profit corporation that organizes activities for individuals interested in the practice and promotion of magic tricks, illusions, and sleight-of-hand.
The Fort Worth based magician's club operates under the directives of both its published Bylaws and under the jurisdiction as an Assembly of the Society of American Magicians. Also each Active and Junior member must maintain SAM membership.
The Assembly meets monthly for Assembly meetings and seeks to produce harmony in the magical arts. The Assembly also promotes educational programs and activities to benefit members to increase their skills and knowledge regarding the art of magic.
Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month, 7:00 pm at the Illusion Warehouse magic shop located at 3917 McCart Avenue, Fort Worth, Texas 76110. Anyone interested in the art of magic and illusion may attend up to three times as a visitor.
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The Alliance of Illusionists will sponsor the 75th annual convention of the Texas Association of Magicians here in Fort Worth, Texas, Labor Day Weekend Friday noon September 4 through Monday noon September 7, 2020. Called "The Workshop Convention," the dynamic event will include thre full days of workshops, shows, magic dealers, contests, and other special events. Go to www.taom.org/2020 for more details.
THURSDAY JUNE 18 MONTHLY ASSEMBLY MEETING
RESUMES AT THE ILLUSION WAREHOUSE
This month Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced Phase 3 to "Open Texas." With this declaration, the Illusion Warehouse Party Room can now open to half its occupancy certificate plus staff. This means the June Monthly Assembly Meeting of the Alliance of Illusionists will resume at the Illusion Warehouse, 7:00 pm, Thursday June 18, 3917 McCart Avenue, Fort Worth, Texas.
Attendance for the June meeting may not exceed 25 persons. Seating is available on a first-come basis and seats in excess of 25 will be removed from the room. Once the 25 person occupancy is filled, members and guests who arrive at the meeting must be turned away.
Seats will be arranged so that there is six foot social distancing. Members may wear masks if they want to, but they are not required at the Illusion Warehouse. Please click HERE for additional information regarding the coronavirus protocols of the Illusion Warehouse Party Room and Magic Shop. People who are ill should stay home. President Bighorse has also arranged the meeting online with Zoom so that members not comfortable attending the meeting in person may still do so virtually.
Long-time AOI member Al Fox will be the feature presenter at this month’s Alliance of Illusionists meeting. Al will do a special presentation on “Connecting with Your Audience,” which is one of the most pivotal and important elements for an entertainer.
President Cindy Bighorse has called for an Executive Committee Meeting to be held at 6:00 pm, the hour before the 7:00 pm Monthly Assembly Meeting. All officers are requested to be in attendance. All members in good standing (2020 dues-paid-up members) may also attend. Visitors maly not attend Executive Committee Meetings.
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