BRAINERD — The magic of magician Monthly bill Blagg Dwell hits the Gichi-ziibi phase on April 1. The 7 p.m. display of massive-scale magic and illusions is aspect of the Central Lakes Neighborhood Undertaking Arts Center’s Cultural Arts Collection.
Centre Director Patrick Spradlin says the day picked out for the functionality was no accident. “What improved April Fool’s present can we give?” he requested. “We’ve not introduced a talent like Blagg. This will be a one-of-a-type celebration for our audiences.”
Blagg is described by Spradlin as a personable, magnetic showman. “I’ve fulfilled him on various events at doing arts conferences close to the country. He is incredibly engaging in genuine lifestyle, and his phase persona seriously mirrors that.”
Blagg’s curiosity in magic started with a present from his terrific-grandfather: a experienced reserve of magic. As he studied the distinctive consequences in the e-book, he started developing magic props with his father.
He selected to place his abilities to the take a look at in 1998 by moving into the grownup phase competition at the Abbott Magic Get With each other in Colon, MI, which is also hailed as the magic money of the globe. Magic experienced been Bill’s everyday living for in excess of twelve several years. He experienced executed hundreds of shows, and it all hinged on a one 5-moment regime: his dancing handkerchief. He experienced just turned eighteen, hardly outdated plenty of to enter the opposition, and he was about to make magic heritage by becoming the youngest contestant to at any time earn the prestigious party. Subsequent his gain, Blagg never ever appeared back again.
Today, Blagg is 1 of the nation’s leading touring illusionists. His theatrical brand of magic thrills thousands of people every single solitary yr. Blagg prides himself in undertaking new, in no way-right before-found illusions these types of as the world’s only rideable hoverboard. He is also acknowledged for promptly teleporting across theaters, squishing his system from 6 toes to 6 inches tall, passing via the blades of an industrial supporter, and much extra! Blagg constantly gets standing ovations from individuals who expertise his a single-of-a-sort abilities. He appears forward to sharing his blend of magic, character and general performance.
Amusement Weekly summed up Blagg’s appeal by stating, “Monthly bill Blagg has a allure and style all his own he’s absolutely the very best kept key in magic!” Other accolades discuss to the wonderment of Blagg’s display: ‘Unbelievable!’—USA Nowadays ‘A side-splitting amazing!’—Chicago Tribune ‘Houdini periods 10!’—NBC.
Tickets for The Magic of Blagg Blagg are accessible via the CLC Box Place of work (218) 855-8199 and on the web at
A household deal is also obtainable.
This manufacturing, and the entire period, is created probable in portion by an Operating Help Grant from the Minnesota Point out Arts Board. This activity is produced possible, in section, by the voters of Minnesota, through a grant from the 5 Wings Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
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