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I’m excited to announce I’ll be returning as a special guest in “The Best of Shadowbox Live” for select dates* through the rest of the summer!

 

This will be the 3rd show I’ve done with Shadowbox after having successful runs with “Smoke & Mirrors” and “The Best of Shadowbox Live” in 2012. My involvement in the show usually consists of 5-10 minutes of magic excerpted from my show and a few special appearances throughout the rest of the show.

 

 

*To see which dates I’ll be appearing with Shadowbox Live, check my official tour schedule.

 

Visit ShadowboxLive.org for tickets and information.

 

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There are a few reasons to be excited about this event:

 

  • Arrested Development is returning for its 4th season, premiering the week of  “Illusions, Michael.”
  • Because of the Gob Bluth character on the show, Shadowbox Live’s Jimmy Mak and I decided to team up last year to do a magic-themed Arrested Development event. It was a great time and we had a nice turnout, so we decided to do it again this year. This time, we’ll be showing three “Best of Gob” episodes.
  • I’m using this event to debut a routine that’s been bouncing around in my head for a long time: The Thought Gun. This will be the very first performance of the new bit in its entirety! I ran the concept by Jimmy and he told me I didn’t have a choice – I had to debut it during “Illusions, Michael.” It’s a device that’s never been seen before, let alone used in a magic show. You don’t want to miss it.
  • The “Talk Back with Michael and Jimmy” portion is a very fun Q&A session. If you were at the event last year, you may remember this session provided a laugh that we’ve been talking about ever since.
Mark your calendar now: Tuesday, May 28th 7pm
Backstage Bistro (at Shadowbox Live), 503 S. Front St., Columbus, OH
Reservations are not required, but are recommended due to limited seating
Call 614-416-7625 or visit shadowboxlive.org

 

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Great news! I’ve received a nomination for the second year in a row for Campus Activities Magazine’s Entertainer of the Year Reader’s Choice Award! It’s a huge honor and I’m extremely appreciative to be listed among the OUTSTANDING talent nominated.

 

You may remember that I had the honor of being nominated last year and came just a few votes from winning (it came down to the final few days of voting). You can help make the difference this year to help me win the award!

 

 

VOTE HERE NOW!

 

1. Go to http://CampusActivitiesMagazine.com/awards.php

 

2. Type in your email (use your .edu, .mil, or private domain email address like ____@yourcompany.com (no yahoo, gmail, etc email addresses will be counted – everything else is fair game).

 

3. Enter your favorite artists in all categories, including Michael Kent for Entertainer of the Year (Please vote for Jonathan Burns for Best Variety Artist and Fresh Variety for Best Agency)!

 

4. Eat a candy bar.

 

5. Share this post using the icons below to tell all of your friends to vote for Michael!

 

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On February 9th, I’ll be performing a special family friendly fundraiser show to raise money for the Pickerington High School North Marching Band! This Comedy Night will feature an hour-long show that your whole family is welcome to enjoy. Opening act will be Ventriloquist David Crone. Tickets are $15. Call Debbie at 614-570-9955 for tickets.

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The Magic Chicken – Exposed with David McCreary

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I’ve often get asked while on tour who makes the original printed shirts and hoodies I wear onstage. The company is Choonimals – a really great group of dudes in Brooklyn who have been friends since forever. They’re good people and their art is really cool. They’ve agreed to give MK fans a special 15% discount on their goods! Just go to Choonimals.com and enter the discount code: ABRACADABRA.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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I’m honored to announce that this year I will be spending the Christmas Season with the troops as part of a Navy Entertainment tour. For security reasons, I can’t give too many details about the tour at this point, but please keep checking my Facebook Page and Twitter feed as the tour is happening for photos, video and more. One of the greatest honors I have had as an entertainer has been presenting my magic to the brave men and women in uniform and I look forward to this opportunity to do that again this year.

 

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