On Feb. 22 in Las Vegas, Qualicum Beach magician Paul Romhany, left, presents illusionist Criss Angel, centre, with the Vanish GOAT Award with David Penn, right. Romhany will perform his magic show on March 3 at the Parksville Community Centre. - Submitted photo

Qualicum Beach magician presents award to Criss Angel

Romhany performs own show in Parksville March 3

Qualicum Beach resident Paul Romhany recently appeared on stage in Las Vegas with renowned illusionist Criss Angel, where he presented him with the Vanish GOAT (Greatest of all Time) Award.

Romhany, founder and editor of VANISH Magic Magazine and also a full-time magician himself, flew to Las Vegas to present the award to Angel in person.

Angel was awarded for his ‘incomparable accomplishments and his extraordinary milestones’ which have advanced the art of magic.

Romhany has performed in more than 120 countries and is a highly sought-after international performer. He is performing his show on Sunday, March 3 at the Parksville Community Centre to raise money for Sunrise Preschool in Parksville.

The show will feature new illusions as well as Romhany’s famous Charlie Chaplin act which has won him critical acclaim around the world. The show is 75 minutes and is for all ages. There is also a silent auction.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children and are available at the door or by calling 250-248-8552. The show starts at 3 p.m.

— NEWS staff, submitted

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