Here’s how this week’s arts and culture column begins:
“Back to Wonder” is an “immersive experience” from magician and storyteller Helder Guimarães. Limited to 15 people per performance, the show runs through June 18 in South Pasadena and purports to allow the viewer “a peek into his process and the world in which he lives.”
“Can You Keep a Secret?” runs the tagline.
You’re not given the address of the location—I hope this isn’t giving too much away—from which you’re ferried in a vehicle with frosted windows to an undisclosed location with blacked-out windows.
Supposedly we’re in the magician’s studio but everything seems way too ordered and neat for a studio. Everything exudes the air of having a trick door, or floor, or mirror.
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