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Brookledge: L.A.'s Mysterious Secret Showplace

Bernie Shine | Posted 08.30.2016 | Entertainment
Bernie Shine

The Magic Castle is a private club and the home of the Academy of Magic Arts, created by brothers Milt Larsen and Bill Larsen Jr. The place opened in...

Sasha Bronner

A Brief And Enchanting Visual History Of L.A.'s Iconic Magic Castle | Sasha Bronner | Posted 04.25.2015 | Arts

A death-defying trick: Bill Larsen, Sr. enlists an audience members for a death-defying trick utilizing the Thayer head chopper, while Geraldine (in m...

Neil Patrick Harris Brings the Magic of Nothing to Hide From LA to NYC

Victoria Ordin | Posted 02.01.2014 | New York
Victoria Ordin

My second and last time at the Magic Castle was during college for a fundraiser. I had therefore not been to a magic show in some twenty years, not even a cheesy, terrible one, as Derek quips this show is not.

Meet The Tonight Show's Magic Clerk, Michael Carbonaro

Xaque Gruber | Posted 05.27.2013 | TV
Xaque Gruber

It takes a certain sensibility to pull off this kind of act. Who else could do this except for someone who excels as a comedian, an improviser, an actor, and a magician?

Sasha Bronner

THE MAGIC TOUCH | Sasha Bronner | Posted 02.28.2013 | Los Angeles

Many Angelenos would call LA a magical city, but the actual culture of magic has a ravenous fan base in the city of Angels. Derek DelGaudio and Helder...

Tiki Oasis 12: Exotica, Espionage,GoGo Girls and Art Reflect Current Events

Lisa Derrick | Posted 10.17.2012 | Travel
Lisa Derrick

It's a weekend of espionage and excess as Tiki Oasis 12 invades San Diego with 3,000 unconventional conventioneers hitting the town.

WATCH: The Magical World Of The Magic Castle's Junior Society

Posted 06.04.2012 | Los Angeles

"It's for the people and to make them, for one moment, feel great about life. And that there's stuff to be discovered." That's how 16-year-old Oliv...

NON-PROFIT ART: LAXART Celebrates its 5th Anniversary

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Bettina Korek

This year, L.A.'s renowned nonprofit exhibition space LAXART celebrates 5 years as an influential player in the city's thriving art scene. On the occa...