At the next Assembly 181 meeting

On Thursday, December 6, 2018, a lecture by Mike Hummer at the SAM Assembly 181. The lecture will be FREE to all paid members of SAM 181, $10 for guests. Doors open at 7:00 PM. Lecture starts at 7:30 PM.

Mike Hummer’s humorous magic combines state-of-the-art magic with outrageous comedy. His performance style adds up to just one thing …ENTERTAINMENT! For 17 years, Mike performed full time at Al’s Magic Shop, Washington’s oldest magic establishment.

Within the magic fraternity, Mike is well respected. In the International Brotherhood of Magicians, he was appointed a territorial representative for the D.C. area for two consecutive years. Mike is in constant demand for private parties all over the D.C. area. He has performed at the White House Easter Egg Roll and at many embassies, including the embassy of Japan and Italy, just to name a few. During a 1985 visit to the shop, then Vice President George H.W. Bush saw Mike perform and commented “This guy is good!”.

His demand in the business community is just as great. Satisfied clients include Bloomingdales, Continental Airlines, USPS, Booz Allen, and Joe Theisman’s restaurant as well as many others.”

Society of American Magicians Assembly 181 of Hightstown meets the first Thursday of every month, September thru June at the First United Methodist Church , 187 Stockton Street, Hightstown, NJ 08520. Doors open at 7:00 PM. Meetings start at 7:30 PM.

Contact: SAM181 President Stephan Sloan at

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Close-Up and Personal Video Interview with Magician/Actor Steve Valentine

Steve Valentine is a true renaissance man as an actor, celebrity and two-time Magic Castle Close Up Magician of the Year.

With 250 hours of television, four TV series, a dozen movies, countless commercials, two multi-award winning video games to his name, and countless animation voices to his name, Steve Valentine is best known for his series regular role on Crossing Jordan and stand out performances in Monk, Big Bang Theory and Mike & Molly.

With this interview by Mitch Geier, S.A.M. Assembly 181 is beginning a series of Close-Up and Personal Interviews with members of the magic community that will be posted on a free streaming service.

Sit back and enjoy this hour-long interview with Steve Valentine without commercial interruption at

Future interviews and videos will be posted on the S.A.M. Assembly 181 Vimeo channel at