To answer a question in a discussion in the middle of this thread. The name of the second gathering place for magicians is going to be The Magic Cabaret planned to open sometime in the fall 2017 in Montecito California. Do not know the details, but Milt Larson won at the 49th Academy of Magical Arts Award Show held on April 2, 2017. Award of Merit.
"Normal is merely a setting on the dryer."