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"If You Don't See Now, You Never See Any More": Tony Slydini's Close-Up Magic

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You don’t often get to see how the mechanics of sleight of hand and misdirection are accomplished by a master. But in this signature routine of magician Tony Slydini, “Paper Balls Over the Head,” the audience is in on the trick from the beginning.

Thanks to YouTuber Michael Lyons

Performance

Magic in the Wings...

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Monday, June 19, 2017
Waning Moon
Saturn Retrograde
Jupiter Retrograde
Cloudy, humid, cool

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Trivia

25th March 2017

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Public Speaking