Next “Birthday Magic” June 25 at 3 p.m. at The Vanishing Wheelchair’s Little Theatre!

Tickets: Last Saturday of the month at 3 p.m.

Wendel Wandell collage Poster copyThe Vanishing Wheelchair will be hosting “Birthday Magic” the last Saturday of each month at 3 p.m. at its Little Theatre at 175 Weaverville Highway, Suite K in Asheville starting on April 30. The forty-five minute children’s show will cater to those celebrating their birthday that month, and general admission is only $5 a person – proceeds benefit the non-profit.

“Birthday Magic” is an exciting show based around audience participation, from getting children to yell out the magic word, or acting as an onstage assistant to magician Wendal Wandell...

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Joseph Sobol Presents “Jack and the Least Gal — a Fantasia of Appalachian Wonder Tales at The Vanishing Wheelchair Little Theatre!

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On May 28 at 6:30 p.m., enter the phantasmagorical world of Jack, the Appalachian wonder tale hero – and his feminine counterpart the Least Gal – in an evening of intertwining folk tales and songs, a delightfully original take on the Appalachian storytelling tradition as told by Joseph Sobol. The enchanting evening will be held at The Vanishing Wheelchair Little Theatre, 175 Weaverville Highway, Suite K in Asheville. Tickets are available for $10 general admission, $5 for storytelling guild members.

“Jack and the Least Gal” is a two-act fantasia on Appalachian wonder tale themes, an Appalachian “Into the Woods,” in which the many incarnations of the folk tale hero Jack and his feminine counterpart, the Youngest Daughter or Least Gal, meet on the road of trials and walk in and ou...

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The Swannanoa Valley Montessori School is Raising Money by MAGIC!

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The Swannanoa Valley Montessori School has teamed up with The Vanishing Wheelchair, Inc. to bring magic to Black Mountain on February 20 to raise money for the school’s annual fund drive. Live Your Dreams Magic Show is a two-hour event, including an intermission, which will begin at 2:00 p.m. at the Carver Center Gymnasium, 101 Carver Avenue.

The Vanishing Wheelchair, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit public charity dedicated to helping people with disabilities find their passion and meaning through the arts. With a diverse group of professional entertainers from magicians to jugglers to storytellers to singers The Vanishing Wheelchair guarantees a memorable and inspirational time for the entire family. “We have a talented group of people,” says T.J...

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Remember The Vanishing Wheelchair on Giving Tuesday


We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give.

It’s a simple idea. Just find a way for your family, your community, your company or your organization to come together to give something more. Then tell everyone you can about how you are giving. Join us and be a part of a global celebration of a new tradition of generosity.

The Vanishing Wheelchair and Goodsearch have partnered up to help raise money for our cause...

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Celebrate 5 Years of Magic with Us!

Tickets: Holiday Magic,Saturday, December 12 at 6:30 pm


Celebrate “Holiday Magic” with Magic, Mirth & Meaning

a Benefit for

The Vanishing Wheelchair, Inc., a 501(c)(3) Public Charity

Join the magician founders of the public charity The Vanishing Wheelchair, Inc. to share the magic of the season at St. Mary’s Church, 337 Charlotte Street in Asheville December 12 at 6:30 p.m. The family-friendly hour-and-a-half magic and music show is free to the public (donations are welcome).

Music and magic will fill St. Mary’s Church to reinforce the love of the season, and demonstrate that every person, no matter what level of ability, has a place in this world...

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Monthly magic show a success!

Check out the photos from our stage show. We put on a show every month. It’s a lot of fun and raises money to help those with disabilities. Every show is different!

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Ricky Boone on WLOS-ABC

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Ricky D. Boone will be the “Person of the Week” on WLOS, the ABC affiliate out of Asheville, North Carolina.  The broadcast will be on the 6 p.m. evening news.

Interviews for the broadcast were held at Ricky’s store, Magic Central, with author T.J. Shimeld and musician Randy Crane.  The three are all part of the board of directors of The Vanishing Wheelchair, Inc., the non-profit organization that is the publisher of Ricky’s biography, The Four-foot Giant and the Vanishing Wheelchair.  Footage of illusionist Duane Laflin and other moments of the book release event on January 21 were filmed as well.

Congratulations, Ricky, on being “Person of the Week.”

If you missed Ricky Boone on WLOS-ABC, here is the link:

 Ricky D. Boone

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The Four-foot Giant Book Lecture Begins!

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Book Release Event January 21

Illusionist Duane Laflin will be appearing on January 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the Carol Belk Theatre on the University of North Carolina-Asheville Campus to honor Ricky D. Boone and the softcover release of his biography, The Four-foot Giant and the Vanishing Wheelchair.  The event is presented by the Psychology and Drama departments.

Ricky Boone and author T.J. Shimeld will be autographing books at the event.  Softcover books sell for $37, but pre-paid orders will be taken now through the day of the event for $25.  These books will be signed and specially numbered and may be purchased ahead of time through Magic Central.

Ticket prices for the event are $15 for adults, $10 for faculty and employees of UNCA, and $5 for children and UNCA students.  Seating is limited...

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