Kevin Quantum is a physics magician, giving up his physics PhD to pursue the art of magic. His new show, Vanishing Point, is his exploration of disappearance and the five human senses. And while there is no vanishing of anyone’s taste buds, this is a solid magic show.
Kevin is a good showman; he makes self-effacing jokes about his time in science, often explaining the formulas used to calculate a particular trick, and he digs into his back story of training at the hands of magicians across the UK and US – Penn and Teller included – in between the tricks. He explains that nothing he is doing is real magic, it’s all about controlling attention and nimble fingers.
The show goes between traditional card tricks, audience involvement, and slight of hand gags. It culminates with a grand finale, something that Kevin admits is not magic, it’s pure science in the form of a Harmonic Pendulum. This final trick is the most impressive, demonstrating his deep scientific knowledge.
Kevin Quantum toes the line between science and magic. He risks life and limb for the cause, and it’s worth a watch.
Rating: 3.5/5 stars
Friendly Feminism for the Mild Mannered is a timely show debuting during “the golden age of women’s rights” and is so important for EVERYONE to see, regardless of whether you consider yourself a feminist or not.
Picking the perfect location for your wedding day is a task that can be overwhelming. At a time when myriad decisions need to be made, let me take this one out of your hands.
Hydra is a delicate, heart-wrenching tale of the cost of pursuing a dream, and what it means to be, and to love, an artist.
On Friday the 5th of April, The Gov hosted Mallrat for her Nobody’s Home tour
The Beer & BBQ Fest is back! Head along to the Adelaide Showground July 12-14 for a weekend of never before tasted beers and a selection of international, and local, BBQ stars.
Good tunes, visual arts, live painting and creative workshops – Flip-Side Festival is back for their second year!
His latest film The Image Book is a fragmented, often overwhelming collage of images and sounds from disparate contexts.
A genre-blending thriller, drama and romance, exploring the phenomenon of catfishing from the catfish’s POV. Who You Think I Am is masterfully carried by veteran actress Juliette Binoche, who somehow manages to elicit sympathy to an unsympathetic cause.
The film could’ve very well devolved into the kind of old-man-yells-at-cloud platitudes we hear all the time about technology, but Assayas is a more deft handler of these conversations than most.