SUNDAY SALON: The Magic Heart of Hollywood With Lisa Cousins

Kappe Library

March 05, 2017 at 2:00pm

While famed as the capital of the global entertainment industry, Hollywood is also the heart of the worldwide magic community.  In a presentation illustrated with magic effects, learn about the connections between magicians and early cinema - and discover how a private home nestled in the Hollywood Hills became the center of magical society.

Lisa Cousins is a magician, historian, and librarian at the Academy of Magical Arts—also known as the World Famous Magic Castle—in Hollywood.  A specialist in antique props and classic conjuring styles, she is a regular performer in the Parlour of Prestidigitation at the Magic Castle, and has published articles on the history of magic.