Archive for September, 2010

Normonzo the Great brings Magic to Franconia Art Festival

This Saturday Sept 25th I have been invited once again to be a art of the fun entertainment at the Franconia Sculpture garden in the Tailor’s Falls area. There are many really great bands that come to this all day festival.

Comedy Magician Normonzo the Great

Here is theline up of awesome bands and Normonzo the comedy magician is yours truly with my comic act that won America’s Funniest Magician contest at a convention in Las Vegas in 2007.

10:00 am DJ ESP & Saint Vitas

12 pm Eclectic Ensemble: 3 piece ambient improv

1:30 pm Kaptain Karl: Old-time folk singer & story-teller

1:50 pm Dave Frank: St. Croix Valley old-time legend

2:05 pm Swing Train: Twin Cities jazz favorites

3:15 pm Michael Legan: Twin cities solo singer

3:30 pm chix on stick: avante guarde stilt performance

3:45 Normonzo the Great: Magic and more for kids of all ages

4:15 pm Festival Theatre Youth Perfomance: “Shake It Up”

4:45 pm Michael Paul Band: Comedy art-rock masters

5:45 pm Thea Ennen: Solo folk singing star

6:15 pm Faux Jean: Twin Cities theatrical indie rock

7:15 pm Communist Daughter: Twin Cities future folk

8:15 pm Rogue Elephants: Cameo dance performance

8:30 pm Dance Band: Twin Cities Indi Funk Legends

9:00 pm DJ ESP and St. Vitus

Thanks. and enjoy the music and the entertainment.  This year once again featuring Normonzo – my comedy magic spoof act.

Comedy with K102 Wake up Crew

Norm and The Wake up Crew at K102 Amy James,

I had a blast for 40 minutes Monday morning on the radio with the K102 Wake Up Crew.   We joked around had a great time.

Donna Valentine, Muss, and Amy James are very funny people and their comedy interactions with each other keep that a top rated show in the Twin Cities.

I felt very honored for the opportunity to play with these very cool people.

Two New Video Projects Completed

In 1991 I made a short film based on a short story I wrote for children titled, “A Magical Day at the Library.”  The story is about a cute little rabbit that is looking at books in the library .

A Magical Day at the Library soonon DVD

This video is now remastered and almost ready to be sent to the production house. The goal is to put this video DVD into libraries across MN and WI.

In the early 1990’s the head of the children’s library system in Hennipen County said that my short comedy had been the #1 checked out video in the system for several years. I suppose it is because many people owned Superman and did not need to check it out at the library and they were looking for something different. Also many kids liked it and checked the short comedy story out again and again.

I am happy to announce it will be soon available. More on this project will be announced soon at

Magic Shows for Family Events

I love doing family shows, I have done big holiday events at the Minneapolis Convention Center for the IBEW – International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and summer picnics for families at AFSME for staff who were involved with plowing and designing and building highways.

I also do wild yet clean comedy magic stage shows for adult corporate events –  learn more at my website.