April 2014 Newsletter Online Now

The Latest Hatch Academy Newsletter is now available online at the link below.

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Salt Lake Tribune feature about "Matinée Enchantée"

 Ben Fulton did a nice feature on our final mansion performance of 2011, which includes some previously unpublished photos by Leah Hogsten from our debut in April 2011. Here's a link to the article and photos on the Tribune site.

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Deseret News feature on "Taro-San the Fisherman"

 Journalist Sharon Haddock's feature article on Taro-san the Fisherman and the Weeping Willow Tree. See link to article below.

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"Taro-san" Book Signing featured on The Valley Channel

 The Valley Channel has produced an 8 minute interview about "Taro-san the Fisherman and the Weeping Willow Tree" to promote the upcoming book signing at The Book Table in Logan. To see the video, check out the link below.

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Richard Hatch to teach Magic Classes at Houston Museum of Natural Science

 Deceptionist Richard Hatch will return to Houston, Texas to teach Magic 101 and Magic 201 on Saturday, June 1, 2013. For more information, see the HMNS link below.

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Digital Edition of Taro-san now on Revizzit!

 Our new children's book, Taro-san the Fisherman and the Weeping Willow Tree (2012), is now available in digital format at Revizzit.com

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"Taro-san" Review and Book Signing at The Book Table

 The Book Table in Logan (29 S Main) has posted a review of "Taro-san the Fisherman and the Weeping Willow Tree" on their website and will host a book signing on Satuday, March 9th from 10 a.m. till noon. For details see below.

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American West Heritage Center Valentine's Event

 The American West Heritage Center in Wellsville, Utah will feature magic and music by the Hatch Academy in their Opera House on February 14th and 15th. For more information see the link below.

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Hatch Academy Publication now on Amazon.com

Richard Hatch's new book, "Taro-san the Fisherman and the Weeping Willow Tree" is now available from amazon.com and its European affiliates. For a link, click on "read more" below. 

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Sunday Deseret News feature on Hatch Academy Salt Lake Debut

 Sharon Haddock's feature on Hatch Academy's Salt Lake City Rose Wagner debut.

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Standard-Examiner article about "Matinée Enchantée"

 Music critic Linda East Brady wrote a wonderful feature article on "Matinée Enchantée" in the Sunday edition of Ogden's Standard-Examiner (August 21, 2011).

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UPR Story on Summer Citizen Magic Classes

 UPR''s Brianna Bodily interviewed Richard Hatch and students of his magic appreciation class ("How to be an Amazing Audience"). A transcript and podcast may be accessed at the link below.

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Richard Hatch interview about S. W. Erdnase

 A Magicnewswire interview of Richard Hatch on the subject of the mysterious S. W. Erdnase by Dodd Vickers and Jason England can be found at the link below.

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Deseret News feature about "Matinée Enchantée"

 Sharon Haddock wrote a nice feature on our "Matinée Enchantée" programs that was published in the Deseret News on August 11, 2011.

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David Burger blogs about upcoming Valentine Event at the American West Heritage Center

 David Burger of the Salt Lake Tribune blogged about the upcoming magic and music performances by the Hatch family at the American West Heritage Center on Friday, February 10 and Saturday, February 11th. A link to David's blog coverage on the Tribune site is below.

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Matinée Enchantée feature in Cache Magazine

 The Cache Magazine issue of January 27, 2012 has a nice feature on our January 28th performance. Link below to see the magazine.

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Richard Hatch Close Up Magic Online

 Just stumbled across this Youtube footage of a quick close up performance for Lana and JP, the hosts of Houston's KTRH morning news program who had just interviewed Richard about the Houston Museum of Natural Science's exhibit, MAGIC: THE SCIENCE OF WONDER. A link to the video is below.

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Salt Lake Tribune feature on "Matinée Enchantée" Programs

 Salt Lake Tribune Theater critic Ben Fulton attended the April 9th debut of our magic and Music at the Mansion programs with Tribune photographer Leah Hogsten. The resulting article may be found at the link below.

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Houston Chronicle Feature highlights Magic Classes at HMNS

 Andrew Dansby interviewed Richard Hatch about the world of magic for a feature prompted by the magic classes at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.

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Utah Public Radio Online Auction includes Hatch Academy items

 Utah Public Radio's online holiday fundraising auction includes tickets to the upcoming January, February, March and April Mansion performances, Magic 101, Magic 201 and How to be an Amazing Grandparent classes, and a full hour of strolling close up magic (or a 20 minute formal performance) by Richard Hatch as part of their offerings. You might get a bargain and will be helping support a worthwhile cause by bidding on these! Link to the auction (which runs through Saturday, December 10th) below.

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Salt Lake Tribune's David Burger on the upcoming Moondog Ball

 David Burger of the Salt Lake Tribune blogged about the upcoming Moondog Ball on his popular Tribune website. The event features close-up magic by Richard Hatch and music by (among others) the legendary Joe McQueen (age 92!). Links to the article and the Moondog Ball site are below.

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"Tribute to Houdini" at the Logan Arthouse and Cinema on Saturday, October 15th

 Richard Hatch will be giving three public performances (noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.) at the Logan Arthouse and Cinema as part of a special "Tribute to Houdini" program. Tickets are just $10 if purchased in advance, $12 if purchased at the door. Tickets may be purchased online at the link below, or from the Hatch Academy of Magic and Music by calling 435-932-0017.

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October Hatch Academy Newsletter Online Now!

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July Newsletter online now!

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Ed Reichel on "Matinée Enchantée"

 Noted Arts Critic Ed Reichel posted a nice feature on Magic and Music in the Mansion on June 7th. Link to his article below.

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Magic Classes in Houston this July and August

 Richard Hatch will be returning to the Houston Museum of Natural Science to offer Magic 101, Magic 201 and Magic 301 on July 31, August 1 and August 2. Details at the link below.

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Cache Magazine Review of "Matinée Enchantée"

 The May 20th issue of CACHE MAGAZINE has a very nice review of our May 14th performance by editor Manette Newbold with some great photos by Eli Lucero (scroll to page 10, see below)

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Cache Magazine Cover Story

January 21, 2011 Cache Magazine, the weekly arts and entertainment guide for the Herald Journal, has a very nice cover story on the Grand Opening events at the Thatcher-Young Mansion.

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Cache Magazine feature on May 14th Performance

The May 13-19th issue of Cache Magazine has another nice feature on our May 14th performance. Scroll to page 3 below.

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KVNU Crosstalk Interview March 31, 2011

 Radio legend Jennie Christensen interviews Richard and Rosemary Hatch about their upcoming "Matinée Enchantée" performance series.

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Cache Magazine feature on May 14th Performance

 There is a nice feature on our May 14th performance in the May 6th issue of Cache Magazine (scroll to page 4).

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Cache Magazine Feature on "Matinée Enchantée" Debut

 The April 8, 2011 issue of Cache Magazine has a nice feature on our upcoming April 9th program at the Thatcher-Young Mansion.

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Salt Lake Tribune's David Burger on the upcoming Matinée Enchantée

 David Burger of the Salt Lake Tribune featured the upcoming performance series on March 17, 2011.

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February CACHE VALLEY MAGAZINE features the Hatch Academy

 The February issue of Cache Valley Magazine includes several photos by editor Jeff Hunter of the Hatch Academy and a nice feature story on the history of the Thatcher-Young Mansion by reporter Charlie Schill.

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"Access Utah" interview of Richard Hatch on UPR

 Kerry Bringhurst interviews deceptionist Richard Hatch on UPR's "Access Utah" on Monday, February 7th. The interview includes several interactive performance pieces with the listening audience. Note that the interview begins at 23:45 on the link below (you can scroll to that time to bypass the horticultural discussion that precedes it).

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Utah Statesman Coverage of Hatch Academy Opening

 January 28th feature story by Chari Ingraham about the opening of the Hatch Academy of Magic and Music in Logan.

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The Miracle of the Jadoo Wallah on ABC

 Richard Hatch's performance of a classical feat of Indian magic was featured on Houston, Texas ABC affiliate KTRK on February 26, 2010

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Richard Hatch interviewed on NBC by anchor Courtney Zavala

 Houston, Texas NBC affiliate KTRC broadcast an interview by Emmy nominated anchor Courtney Zavala with deceptionist Richard Hatch on February 28, 2010.

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Television Coverage of Discovery Science Place Performances

 The Tyler, Texas television stations covered deceptionist Richard Hatch's appearances at the Discovery Science Place at the end of January 2011. Here are just two examples.

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Valentine's Dinner at the American West Heritage Center to feature Magic

 Deceptionist Richard Hatch will give a special after dinner performance as part of the special Valentine's Evening of Elegance and Magic at the American West Heritage Center on February 11th and 12th.

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Deceptionist Richard Hatch to perform and teach at Discovery Science Place

 Deceptionist Richard Hatch will be offering three performances and three classes at Discovery Science Place in Tyler, Texas the weekend of January 28-29, 2011. For details, see the links below.

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KVNU Crosstalk Interview

 Jennie Christensen interviews Richard and Rosemary Hatch about the Hatch Academy of Magic and Music Grand Opening.

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Ogden Standard-Examiner Article with nice photo of Richard Hatch performing

Article by Jamie Lampros about the Northern Utah Magic Association has nice mention of the Hatch Academy and a photo of Richard Hatch performing in Odgen. 

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Hatch Academy Open House featured in CACHE MAGAZINE

 The January 14th issue of the Herald Journal's weekly arts and entertainment guide has a nice feature on the upcoming open house activities a the Thatcher-Young Mansion.

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Deceptionist Richard Hatch's rare 1902 First edition book on card cheating featured in Chicago Auction

 Richard Hatch's 1902 first edition of S. W. Erdnase's THE EXPERT AT THE CARD TABLE featured on cover of upcoming Chicago Auction catalog. For details, see the link below.

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Information on upcoming Hatch Academy Classes in CACHE MAGAZINE

The December 31, 2010 issue of Cache Magazine, the weekly arts and entertainment magazine of the Herald Journal, has a nice mention of the upcoming classes at the Hatch Academy, including a photo of Rosemary teaching violin.

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Step into the World of Magic!

 ABC-TV 13 Anchor Ilona Carson interviews deceptionist Richard Hatch about the Houston Museum of Natural Science's Magic exhibit on February 26, 2010.

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Interview on KUHF-FM "The Front Row"

KUHF-FM Interview with Richard Hatch and Rosemary Kimura Hatch

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The Accidental Bookman by Bill Palmer

 M-U-M Cover Story (March 2007)

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It's Magic by Jennifer Summer

 Article on Richard Hatch from the Atascocita Observer (May 2010)

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Deceptionist Richard Hatch to perform at UPR New Year's Eve Celebration

 The December 24, 2010 Cache Magazine, the Arts and Entertainment Weekly of the Herald Journal, has a nice feature on the UPR New Year's Celebration.

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"A Magical Seussical Carnival"

The October 28, 2010 issue of Cache Magazine, the Arts and Entertainment Weekly of the Herald Journal, included a nice feature on the Hatch Academy participation in the Seussical Carnival at Utah State University.

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Nature Center Auction to feature Sleight of Hand Lesson

Deceptionist Richard Hatch to perform at 13th Annual Stokes Nature Center Dinner and Fundraiser

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Deceptionist Richard Hatch To Appear At Seussical Carnival

Magician’s First Public Appearance in Cache Valley in more than Two Decades

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