Chris CarpunkyA local magician hopes to provide family entertainment in a permanent home at the Alton YWCA beginning this Saturday.  Chris Carpunky has been entertaining audiences of all ages for more than 25 years and is opening the Alton Magic Theater at the YWCA with two shows on August 2nd.

Carpunky says his act appeals to just about everybody:

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Carpuky hopes to offer shows weekly as more people learn about the performances.  Tickets for the shows at 10:30am or 2:00pm this Saturday are $7.25 per person, with kids under 3 admitted for free.  For more information, go to or call the Alton YWCA at 465-7774.


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