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DL Library presents illusionist, magician

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Watch antique relics transform before your eyes and learn some eerie connections between the lives and writings of Stephenie Meyer, Edgar Allan Poe, Bram Stoker and more at Detroit Lakes Library on Wednesday, October 6 at 7 p.m.

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Experience interactive theatre at its best when illusionist and magician Robert Halbrook spins a web between authors and stories past and present. Halbrook will inspire you to pick up and read a classic to see if you can discover the same strange phenomena.

"I have found many fascinating associations between today's popular writers and those of long ago...but you'll have to come to the show to learn more," remarked Halbrook. "For example, the Fox Sisters gained reputations as psychics far before Alison Dubois! Did you know that Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Harry Houdini were friends? They were! Join me at Dark Tales at Detroit Lakes Library and I'll share why their friendship ended," added Halbrook.

This show is free and is geared toward teens 12 to 18 years old, but the show appeals to all ages.

"Reading made me an excellent magician and problem solver. The more I read, the better equipped I am to solve mysterious puzzles! Come to Dark Tales and learn how reading prepares you to solve mysteries great and small," concluded Halbrook.

Programming is sponsored by Lake Agassiz Regional Library and supported in part or in whole with money from the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage fund.

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