magic

Matt Tarrant set to wow audiences at 15th Jive Cape Town Funny Festival

Australian magician Matt Tarrant appears at the 2019 Jive Cape Town Comedy Festival at the Baxter Theatre, Cape Town. We interview Matt to find out about his experience as a touring magician & what Capetonian audiences can expect to see on stage.

Cape Town’s popular Children’s Magic Festival returns in June 2019

Be whisked away to a world of “Fantasy” at the College of Magic's 2019 Traditional Children’s Magic Festival in Cape Town, South Africa.

16 Important Reasons Why You Should Book a Magician or Mentalist for Your Event or Party

Looking for amazing event entertainment that is remarkable, memorable, versatile & engaging? We give you 16 reasons why you should consider booking a magician, mentalist or magical entertainer.

“Spooky side of magic explored” – HeraldLive

"The art of illusion takes a seasonally scary twist on Wednesday, October 31 when Brendon Peel and Li Lau present Cabaret Magic: A Halloween Special at the Savoy Theatre."

“The wizard of Khayelitsha leaving the world spellbound” – Olwethu Dyanti featured on Beautiful News

Capetonian illusionist, Olwethu Dyanti, has been featured on Beautiful News, a South African website that "celebrates the extraordinary fabric of human nature that binds our nation."

Referee’s Match Report: “Magic vs Mentalism” on 9 October 2018

For centuries there has been the constant debate amongst conjurers, namely “which is better: Magic or Mentalism?” On Tuesday 9 October 2018, Magic.Africa decided to put an end to this debate. "Match referee" Greg Gelb reports.

Magic vs Mentalism : a show that shows the difference

Magic is magic is magic, right? Well, yes and no. At Café Roux Cape Town on Tues 9 Oct 2018 you’ll get the chance to get a closer look at – and gain a better understanding of - two significantly separate disciplines when veteran Marcel Oudejans pits his years of visual illusion and sleight of hand skills up against the mentalism and mind-reading of the award-winning Brendon Peel.

How you can add ‘Magic’ to your wedding reception party

Brides and grooms often want entertainment at their wedding reception. Why not let your guests rediscover wonder with the aid of a magician – either as a close-up table-side performer or walk-around magic - whilst the guests are standing around?

‘Magic’ vs ‘Tricks’: what’s the difference? A professional magician explains

There is an old adage: "You can teach a dog tricks but you cannot teach it magic." It begs the question: 'magic' versus 'tricks' – is there a difference? Professional Magician André Hermanus explains.

Mentalist Brendon Peel To Astound Audiences With His ‘Hocus Pocus’ South African Tour

From table magic beginnings in his hometown of Port Elizabeth to international stages, award-winning mentalist Brendon Peel is currently touring his latest solo show, Hocus Pocus, around South Africa in 2018.