Come to the Annual SAM 248 Installation Banquet on May 2!

It is Absolutely Thrilling to note that we are announcing the annual SAM 248 Installation Banquet on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at Pueblo Norte at 7090 E Mescal St, Scottsdale, AZ 85254. Dinner is served at 6:00 and the show begins at 7:30! We will have an evening of thrilling entertainment from the inimitable Dr….

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April 16, 2019: Thom Peterson at Pueblo Norte!

Greetings, SAM 248! It is so exciting that this April we get the pleasure of a lecture from a fantastic performer and Amazing Guy, Thom Peterson!  In order to avoid a scheduling conflict with another lecture that week, we will be meeting on Tuesday April 16 (6:00 p.m.) at Pueblo Norte at: 7090 E Mescal St,…

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March 5, 2019 Meeting Report

ANDRE KOLE ASSEMBLY 248 MEETING OF MARCH 5, 2019-03-10 Our meeting for March featured a lecture by Bernardo Sedlacek who comes to us from Argentina. The lecture was in three parts: a mini show, explanations, and question and answers. In his mini show Bernardo performed: Tantalizer, a routine from “The Royal Road to Card Magic”,…

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March 5, 2019: The Nameless Lecture with Bernardo Sedlacek!

Come join us this Tuesday, March 5 2019 marks our next SAM 248 meeting at 6:00 at Denny’s at 7000 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85054! It’s a different day of the week than our usual to accommodate our lecturer Bernardo Sedlacek, who will be presenting his “Nameless Lecture!” Known among the magicians by his strong…

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Creating the Real Magic on February 6 with Gary Lazok!

Greetings, SAM 248! We are in for a real treat for our next meeting on February 6, 2019 at 6:00 at Denny’s on 7000 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85054! Our own Gary Lazok will be presenting! This month’s theme is “Creating the Real Magic” Enjoy an evening of Magic and fun as award winning…

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Wednesday, January 16 with Joe Montella!

Good Evening and Happy New Year SAM 248! It’s hard to believe that we’re already having our first meeting of 2019 next week on Wednesday (6:30 January 16, 2018) at Denny’s on 7000 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85054! At this meeting, we have the great fortune of featuring Joe Montella! Joe Montella, a man…

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October 3, 2018 Meeting Report

ANDRE KOLE ASSEMBLY 248 MEETING OCTOBER 3, 2018 Member Gary Lasok started off with a demonstration of two types of dancing canes he has adapted to special themes. The lecturer for the evening was Victor Rivera, aka Magus 38. His lecture consisted of three sections: Getting a message, moving an object, and feeling a ghostly…

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Come Join Us for Some Seance Fun on October 3!

Let’s have an uncanny October evening at SAM 248! Victor Rivera will be providing us with some séance magic for our next meeting on: Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 6:30pm at Denny’s: 7000 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85054! In his lecture, Victor will be teaching us to provide the three main elements of a séance:…

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September 5, 2018 Meeting Notes

ANDRE KOLE ASSEMBLY 248 Meeting September 5, 2018 Our meeting featured a lecture by professional magician, comedian, and corporate entertainer Chris Rose. He told us the title is “Get Out Of the Bathroom.” And he made it clear what that meant. We watched a performance of Chris’ restaurant set with four of us sitting around…

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