Magic World Mourns Deaths This Past Week of Many Great Magicians

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Curtis Blows The Mind of Shane Konicki in the “Where’s Shane?” Segments on KWCH 12 TV News Over the course of a few hours Wednesday morning, Curtis appeared on 5 different television spots with local TV personality Shane Konicki, blowing his mind and having a few laughs while promoting his show “The Mastermind Show”–a comedy mind-reading show that plays monthly … Read More

Grilling Steaks During A Traffic Jam

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Grilling Steaks By The Highway

I was recently visiting family for my nephew’s graduation ceremony.  While the event was within driving distance, I decided to book a flight to the event to save some time.  Besides, I had been traveling state-to-state for the last few weeks, and wanted to avoid having to get up early and make another 10-hour drive.  The flight would put me … Read More

The Las Vegas Tragedy

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Las Vegas Shooting Tragedy

What happened Sunday night, October 1st, 2017, in Las Vegas was absolutely horrific.  While the city has had it’s share of terrible crimes over the decades, this is going down as not only the worst crime of all, but the largest mass shooting in our nation’s history. From it’s early development, Las Vegas has been known as the magic “mecca” … Read More

What Corporate Event Entertainers Need–Sound Equipment

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What Event Entertainers Need--Sound Equipment

As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, the two most important things for a corporate event entertainer to have a successful performance is that they are both easily SEEN and HEARD by the audience.  If either one of these things are missing in a performance, much is lost and the event can even become a disaster. Proper set up of good, … Read More

What Corporate Event Entertainers Need–Setting Up at a LIVE Event

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Curtis The Mentalist demonstrates proper set up for entertainment at a live corporate event.

One of the questions that I get asked for every event I book is “what do you need from us (the company or organization) in order to do your show?” A real professional corporate event entertainer will provide a detailed show rider for each event that they do.  The rider is basically a document that outlines in detail all of … Read More

What Corporate Event Entertainers Need–The Basics

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While there are tons of various elements that go into the planning and execution of a successful corporate event, it’s no secret that the hired entertainment plays a HUGE role in the overall success of the event.  What most event planners don’t realize, however, is that even if they’ve hired the absolute best, highest-caliber professional entertainment available, their event will … Read More

Planning Holiday Party Entertainment

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So the burden of putting together the company Holiday or Christmas party has suddenly fallen upon you.  You’ve been given few resources, a limited budget, and–worst of all–very little time to put it all together, and it still BETTER BE GOOD! Take comfort in the fact that  you’re not alone.  I know it actually ISN’T that comforting, but it really … Read More

Making Memories

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Curtis The Mentalist with Michael Davis juggler and comedy magician Michael Finney.

Life is full of wonderful moments, when we care to take the time to stop and take them in. I am very guilty at times of being on the go so much or keeping busy with my business that I miss some of those things. Well last year I had a couple of special memories that really stand out, and … Read More

Curtis Speaks at Skills USA Kansas Fall Leadership Conference

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Curtis The Mentalist delivers a passionate keynote address during the Skills USA Kansas Fall Leadership Conference.

Curtis The Mentalist delivers a passionate keynote address during the Skills USA Kansas Fall Leadership Conference. Curtis The Mentalist delivers a passionate keynote address during the Skills USA Kansas Fall Leadership Conference. The conference was a jam-packed two days of presentations, workshops, competitions, interviews, judging, Curtis speaks at Skills USA conference in Augusta, KS. Curtis speaks at Skills USA conference in … Read More

How Do You Know You’re Hiring A Professional Entertainer?

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It’s not exactly news to everyone that the internet is full of people posturing themselves as “professionals” and even “experts.” So many of us that search out virtually anything on the web are often easily influenced by how things appear on the surface. We want to quickly find what it is we are looking for and get on with life. … Read More