A Blast from the Past

One of our members, Glenn Ottaway, shared a little piece of Toronto magic history. This issue of The City, a magazine insert from the Toronto Star had a large section dedicated to the local magic scene including Doug Henning, Len Cooper and the Hat & Rabbit Club.

You can read it all here:

The City – The Toronto Star Sunday Magazine – January 22, 1978

Len Cooper Memorial Award, 2020

We are thrilled to announce that the latest recipient of the Len Cooper Memorial Award is our very own treasurer Patrick Nemeth!

Patrick on Stage at the “Newest Trick in The Book”

The award is given out each year to a promising young magician. The award is named after the original owner of the Browser’s Den of Magic in Toronto, and is normally presented each year in November at the shop’s anniversary party.

This year the award was presented privately by Jeff Pinsky:

The prize includes a complete set of the Tarbell Course in Magic and a professional magician’s jacket:

Ok… not the jacket.

Way to go Patrick!