Join us for a very magical, mystical March Skeptics in the Pub: "Considering the Impossible" featuring Brent Braun and Darshwood the Conjurer.
You are welcome to come just for the presentation, but If you intend to eat, please arrive and place your order by 7:10. Eat and chat between 7:00 and 8:00. The presentation will begin at 8:00. After the presentation we will draw names for door prizes. As always, we will pass the collection box at the end of the meeting to collect $2 per person to cover expenses.
Considering the Impossible
Mystery, conundrums and flabbergasting business are afoot when the Louisville area's top magicians - Brent Braun and Darshwood the Conjurer - introduce their unique approaches to the ancient art of legerdemain and illusion. With an astonishing demonstration of cutting edge prestidigitation, these two modern day miracle makers pledge to enhance our critical thinking skills by presenting some of the routines from their most mystifying acts in order to entertain and share with us their provocative and amazing skills in the art of conjuring. Guaranteed to blow your mind.
Magician. Creator. Magic Consultant. Brent Braun has been a professional performer for over a decade.
He creates exceptionally visual magic that is both pure and entertaining. Brent spends his time not only performing, but creating and marketing his own magic effects. He has created and sold over a dozen tricks, DVDs, and booklets including his critically acclaimed video notebook Decks, Lies, and Videotape.He also lectures for magicians, teaching them what it takes to create powerful and memorable magic, and works as a consultant for some of the top magicians in the world.
Darshwood the Conjurer
A genuinely unique practitioner of sleight of hand magic, mind reading and hypnosis – Darshwood never fails to create an unforgettable experience of thrills and wonder with each and every single performance.
The grandson of a Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey Circus clown and nephew to a grand stage illusionist, Darshwood claims to have been born to perform and continues to uphold the family tradition by sharing the joys of comedy and wonder with everyone he encounters. Now, having studied in Las Vegas with some of the most innovative hypnotists in the world, Darshwood is heralding a new era of magic by incorporating the most dramatic elements of this elusive science to his act. He not only spends a great deal of time performing but also shares his wisdom in the trade as a consultant for other professional magicians, speaking at scholastic institutions about the relation between psychology and the alluring art of conjuring by exposing the mind’s natural tendency to be fooled by illusion.
Patrick O'Shea's is downtown on Main St., on historic Whiskey Row, between 1st and 2nd. It is a block from the Yum! Center, and three doors down from Bearno's by the Bridge. We will be UPSTAIRS on the second floor in Loft 123.Take the elevator by the bar.
There is $5 parking in a lot on the corner of 2nd and Main, and at the Marriott garage. Your best bet may be street parking, which is free after 6pm.
See you there!