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You are Viewing an Archived IssuePosted: 02/19/14
Aaron Radatz will perform on Sunday, Feb. 23, at the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts.
(Photo courtesy of ARIM, Inc.)
Michigan native to bring
his magic show to MCPA
Las Vegas magician and Michigan native Aaron Radatz is the newest star to hit the magic entertainment scene.
Featured in 2009 on the hit television series "Masters of Illusion LIVE," Radatz is the only magician to have apprenticed with the great Harry Blackstone Jr. His illusion show weaves together incredible magic and illusion, dance and comedy, intermixed with audience participation. It is a show for all ages.
Performance is Sunday, Feb. 23 at 3 p.m. at the Macomb Center for the Performing Arts.
Time Magazine said, "He is the magical entertainer to see." FOX News said, "Aaron is a fabulous magician!" The Detroit Tigers said, "You will have to see it to believe it."
Tickets are $25 adult, $20 for students/seniors and $15 for children 12 and under. You can purchase tickets in person at the Macomb Center box office Monday through Thursday 9 a.m.-2 p.m. and Friday noon-6 p.m. The Macomb Center for the Performing Arts is located on Macomb Community College's Center Campus at 44575 Garfield Road in Clinton Township. Tickets and additional information, including a complete season schedule, are available online at www.MacombCenter.com or by calling (586) 286-2222.
Aaron Radatz was born and raised in Detroit and began his magic career at the young age of 6 after receiving a magic set from his grandmother for Christmas. He continued honing his craft in these early years while attending Catholic Central High School and Central Michigan University, where he recently received the Outstanding Young Alumni Award.
No stranger to the metro Detroit area, Radatz has performed over the years for General Motors, Chrysler, Soaring Eagle Casino, Andiamo's, Jeff Daniels, the Detroit Tigers, and several others.
Recently, Radatz completed his first headlining engagement on the Las Vegas Strip, as well as a live national tour of the television series "Masters of Illusion," which Radatz was one of the featured performers.
He has studied with many of the masters of magic including Harry Blackstone Jr. Radatz, the only magician to have apprenticed with the great Mr. Blackstone, even had his mentor declaring, "I would recommend Aaron without reservation."
His unique combination of amazing illusions, entertainment and audience participation has captivated audiences around the globe, including the U.S. Pentagon. Radatz is also the only magician commissioned for a command performance for the U.S. military. His dedication to the troops has earned him awards, including such high honors as the Commander's Coin of Excellence and the Scroll of Appreciation of Honor and Admiration.