Last year, I worked with more than 55 libraries in 12 states around the country providing virtual SRP shows.
I would love to bring it to your library this year, if you are thinking of doing virtual shows. This is a little preview of the program.
I incorporate Japanese folktales with origami, and magic tricks. It goes with this year’s library theme “Tails and Tales”. It is a 35-40 minutes program targeting family audiences. And I can do any virtual formats your library likes. (e.g. Live streaming on your FB page, pre-recording, or zoom workshop etc.) I also offer a virtual hands-on origami workshop for teens or adults too.
Please take a look and please let me know if we can work together for the community this summer.
Please stay safe,
Director, Magician and Storyteller
Make Your Library Summer Reading Program Unforgettable, Successful, and Fun
From Kelvin Saline, Magician/Ventriloquist:
"Looking forward to summer 2021 and your summer reading program is in full swing. Safety precautions are in place and the families are enjoying this magic and ventriloquism show. They are laughing, gasping, and having a TON OF FUN, just like families have done at my shows for the past 50 years.
Check out my video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xEFGs3FK-Y0&feature=youtu.be
If you represent more than one library we can work out multi-show discounts and get this to fit your budget.
Magic, ventriloquism, escapes, comedy, and audience participation are all set about a theme about the job opportunities attempted by Charlie, the ventriloquist dummy. His attempt at being a doctor is demonstrated by the magician sawing an audience volunteer in two. His attempt to be a security guard is demonstrated by audience members locking up the magician in a set of old wooden stocks. As you can tell, there is a lot of audience interaction in this show.
I entertained thousands of kids every year from 2012 through 2019 at the Day Out With Thomas event and the Pumpkin Train event at the Depot in Duluth, MN. For references please reach out to Ken Buehler, Executive Director Lake Superior Railroad Museum, 218-733-7590, email@example.com or Kelly Cochrane, Managing Partner KC Consulting LLC, 612-743-2727, KLC@KCC-LLC.com."
Magician Daniel Lusk here. Wow! What a time we are living in. I know that all of your worlds have been turned upside down like ours have. I also know that you all have been doing your best to continue to provide content to your patrons. THANK YOU!
We have been working hard to still provide the world with MAGIC! I hope you all got a chance to see and use our free Covid-19 safety video with Twinky the Rabbit and our magic tricks (below).
We have FINALIZED our new ONLINE SUMMER READING MAGIC SHOW PROGRAMS PACKAGE. We have worked very hard on making sure we are offering the best show and content you can provide to your patrons. We have spent many hours with librarians and other entertainers working out the best way to deliver content to libraries across the country this year. Here is a quick bullet point of what we discovered and what the best program would be . . .
Pint Size Polkas is available for virtual programming this summer, whether you’re looking for a live stream event or something that’s prerecorded and personalized for your patrons. Mike would be glad to take questions and answer them during the course of my presentation. People are often very curious about the accordion and polka music, two important parts of our Wisconsin musical story!
For your adult patrons, Pint Size Polkas offers an educational and entertaining program on the History of Polka Music, and would be very happy to answer any questions they might have, as well.
Nickey Fynn is a family entertainer specializing in comedy magic shows for performances at libraries throughout Wisconsin from April to July, 2020.
2020 rate is $300 for a 45 minute show plus travel ($0.50 per mile to and from Stoughton, WI). The program is for ages 5 and up, lots of audience participation, heavy on the sleight of hand comedy magic with spoken routines as well as routines played to music.
Find out why Nickey Fynn is a two time runner up world champion of street magic and repeatedly booked for libraries and school shows worldwide!
Looking for a fun, musical and magical way to celebrate our universe in 2019? Uncle Mike's music will have your patrons of all ages singing, clapping, and dancing along to such classics as the "Chicken Dance" and "The Happy Wanderer," and learning exciting new songs like "The Flying Machine Polka," all of which tie into 2019's Universe of Stories theme.
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