Fog City Magic Fest

fog-city-logo-150wFog City Magic Fest
EXIT Theatre, 156 Eddy St, SF
January 25 - January 28, 2017

The 2nd Annual FOG CITY MAGIC FEST presenting 9 shows and events, including Dennis Kyriakos, featured performer at New York’s “Monday Night Magic”; the return of JADE; a special family magic event in conjunction with our neighbors the Tenderloin Museum, and MAGIC SLAM. A week of shows from some of the Bay Area’s best and most acclaimed magicians, proudly produced by EXIT Theatre, and curated by co-founders, national magicians, and Bay Area treasures, Jay Alexander and Christian Cagigal.

jay-alexander8:00PM January 25, 2017
Opening Night Gala
hosted by Master Magician and comic Jay Alexander
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lynx-27:00PM
January 26, 2017
Lynx

For over 25 years Lynx has been sharing his unique blend of Comedy, Magic, Hypnosis and old working Sideshow stunts. He performed for festivals, corporate events and has been featured in many publications such as Talent Monthly Magazine, SF Chronicle and many more.
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dennis-k-300w9:00PM January 26, 2017
Dennis Kyriakos
has been a long-time featured performer at and host of Monday Night Magic New York Citys Longest Running Magic Show and Magical Nights at Feinsteins at the Loews Regency The Nightclub of New York.In January 2009, Dennis was enlisted by The Talking Band to open their 35th season of original and compelling theater, with his show Radnevskys Real Magic, which ran for three weeks in October 2009 to rave reviews. Dennis has thrice lectured at New York University's Psychology Department on the topic of Visual Perception in Magic, and at St. Mary's College, in Moraga, on the topic of Lying and Deception. He has also been profiled on the popular blog The Art of Manliness.
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jade-genii-300w7:00PM January 27, 2017
Jade
took the male-dominated world of magic by storm in 1990, when she won first place in the International Brotherhood of Magicians' World Magic Competition, and was honored with the organization's coveted Gold Medal of Magic, a prize awarded only a handful of times in the competition's 35-year history. She has performed in throughout the U.S., Europe and Canada. Some of her accomplishments include a command performance for the Royal Family of Monaco at the Princess Grace Theater in Monaco; recipient of the Golden Mandrake Award, France's most prestigious magic honor; as well as being recognized by the International Magicians Society as "Best Female Magician of the Year" in a ceremony in Las Vegas.
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ryan-kane-300w9:00PM January 27, 2017
Ryan Kane
is a full time magician and comedian living in San Francisco. His extensive resume includes performing for such companies like Microsoft, Costco, and Intel. Ryan Kane's magic has brought him from Las Vegas to New York. He is a featured performer at casinos in Reno and at the top destination in San Francisco, Pier 39.
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phil-ackerly2:00PM January 28, 2017
Phil Ackerly
combines his experience from the theater with sleight-of-hand magic, along with good clean humor and a few stories that tug at your heartstrings. Phil is the Bay Areas most popular entertainer, voted Bay Areas Best 5 times by Parents Magazine and elected into their Hall of Fame. Phils act has taken him across the country to off-Broadway at Monday Night Magic, Atlantic City, New Orleans, Las Vegas, and to the Magic Castle in Hollywood, California.
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slam8:00PM January 28, 2017
Return of Magic Slam!
Magic Slam - The Rematch! In the 2016 Magic Slam! street magicians teamed up against kids magicians. They were given two secret ingredients and 20 minutes to come up with most fun and amazing magic tricks they could, and the audience chose the winner! Well, they TIED! So, in 2017 they return to Fog City Magic Fest for MAGIC SLAM REMATCH! This time local celebs will be our guest judges, along with the audience, as they pick the first champions of MAGIC SLAM!
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The Magic Slam Teams
RYAN KANE and LYNX THE ANIMATOR

Lynx is a variety performer that has been sharing his unique blend of Comedy, Magic, Hypnosis and old working Sideshow stunts for over the last 25 years. He performed for festivals, corporate events and has been featured in many publications such as Talent Monthly Magazine, SF Chronicle and many more.Lynx is now a resident to the Bay Area and can be seen in Street Magic Live at EXIT Theatre, regularly at Pier 39, and many cabaret shows around town and across the country.

Ryan Kane is a full time magician and comedian living in San Francisco. His extensive resume includes performing for such companies like Microsoft, Costco, and Intel. Ryan Kane's magic has brought him from Las Vegas to New York. He is a featured performer at casinos in Reno and at the top destination in San Francisco, Pier 39.

DANTÉ and BRIAN SCOTT
Dante
was born to be a magician. As a child, his father built props for professional touring magicians out of the workshop in their New York home. At ten, Dante began studying his art at the world famous "Tannen's Magic Camp". By twelve, he could be seen handing out his business card and performing at local community events. His passion to perform led him to study theater at New York University's prestigious Tisch School of the Arts. After moving to California, Dante's work expanded into television, commercials and print. He was cast to play himself on the Emmy nominated television show "Hip Hop Harry" that aired on the Discovery Kids network. In 2013, Dante was awarded San Francisco's Performer of the Year by RAW, an international independent art organization. Now living in the Bay Area, Dante continues to enjoy bringing magic to events nationwide.

Brian Scott is a San Francisco Bay Area based magician, performing for family audiences throughout California. Born and raised in Mystic, CT Brian made his first appearance in the Bay area in 2002 and has called it home ever since. Brian Scott has had the pleasure of performing for a wide range of groups and has entertained audiences at the Mill Valley Fall Arts festival, Ardenwood Historic Farm, The Filoli House Family days and the Lawrence Hall of Science, just to name a few. He is also a featured performer at Oaklands Childrens Fairyland and the Buddy Club Family Shows series. Being described as a mix of one part Elvis impersonation, two parts goof, and the facial expressions of Jim Carrey, Brian Scott is a crowd favorite with both the young and old alike. Announcements of more shows and events, will be released later this Fall!
christian-cagigalCo-Founder Christian Cagigal
Christian Cagigal has been performing his trademark blend of theatre, storytelling and magic as an Artist in Residence at EXIT Theatre since 2006 and as an Artist in Residence with Beyond the Mountain in Montréal, Canada since 2012. In 2015, Christian was named a Finalist for the Theatre Bay Area Award for Best Solo Performer for the second year in a row, he’s a recipient of a Mastermind Award by the SF Weekly, and he’s three time winner of the Best Magician of the Bay Award by the San Francisco Bay Guardian. His works include, The Pandora Experiment, OBSCURA (TBA Award Finalist 2015) the secretive happenings of The Collection, and the critically acclaimed Now and at the Hour (TBA Award Finalist 2014). Christian has performed in theatre’s and festivals from New York to Montréal, Chicago to New Orleans, and Minneapolis to Edinburgh.Christian has consulted for A.C.T.'s MFA program, Shotgun Players, Crowded Fire Theatre Company, Marin Shakespeare Company, EXIT Theatre and he’s the new owner of the The San Francisco Ghost Hunt Walking Tour, a 17 year S.F. tradition, loved by visitors and locals, alike.
jay-alexanderCo-Founder Jay Alexander
A Master Magician and comic, Jay Alexander is one of the top corporate and society entertainers in the entire country. His most notable appearances include the Today Show, TEDx Talks, MTV, Good Morning America and many other morning shows. While Jay has performed for many society events and noted entertainer’s own private shows, he is best known for creating customized shows for America’s most powerful Fortune 500 companies. Jay Alexander is the great grandson of the legendary vaudeville performer, Gentleman Ben Darwin. As a child, Jay found a trunk in his grandparent’s attic that was filled with magical apparatus and escape illusions. His interest in magic was born with this discovery. At the age of fourteen, Jay was honored to be the youngest recipient of the Society of American Magicians Gold Medal of Honor. For over 25 years, Jay has pursued his passion of creating unique live entertainment by mystifying audiences young and old with miraculous effects of the mind and the hands.