Bjorn attended the virtual Memorial Service for David Roth on March 13, 2021. Co-host Dr. Regina Monaco mentioned a new project David and Bjorn had been working on, and the poster for the project, which is shown below, was in the background. About David Roth, Bjorn comments, “David Roth was the most innovative and influential close-up magician of the last 50 years, and among the greatest magicians ever. David’s techniques, method, and presentations changed magic forever. I will be forever grateful to have known David. David is probably in a magic session in heaven right now with other greatest magicians of all time, amazing them.
Bjorn was given a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International on January 21, 2020. Michael Eisner, former CEO of The Walt Disney Company and Ian Schrager, co-founder of Studio 54 and Chairman and CEO of Ian Schrager Hotels both spoke about Bjorn’s magic. Other speakers participating in the presention the award were Malcom X and Dr. Betty Shabazz’s daughter, author, and renowned speaker Ilyasah Shabazz, Chairman and CEO of Summit Hotels Daniel Hansen, and NYU Tisch Center Dean Nicolas Graf.
Bjorn "re-appeared" in the Close-up Gallery at The Magic Castle in Hollywood for a week of shows January 6 though 12, 2020. Other magicians appearing on the program that week included John Carney, Michael Caveney, John Gaughan, and Peter Studebaker - what a great week to be performing at The Magic Castle!
Bjorn will be re-appearing at The Magic Castle in the Close-up Gallery, January 6 through 12, 2020.
Bjorn presented a lecture to the International Brotherhood of Magicians - Ring 26, the New York chapter, on March 8, 2019. The lecture was titled, "Sleightly Self-working Card Tricks". Bjorn provided illustrated lecture notes and the lecture included original tricks and classics from magicians past and present.
Bjorn will be presenting a lecture to the International Brotherhood of Magicians, Ring 26 in New York on Friday, March 8. The title of the lecture is, "SleightlySelf-working Card Tricks".
Bjorn "re-appeared" again this year in the Close-up Gallery at The Magic Castle in Hollywood January 11 through 14, 2018. Bjorn's first performance at The Magic Castle was in 1989, and he has performed over 120 shows in the Close-up Gallery.
Bjorn will be re-appearing at The Magic Castle in Hollywood in the Close-up Gallery January 11 through 14, 2018.
Bjorn presented a lecture to International Brotherhood of Magicians Ring 26 - the New York chapter, on April 28, 2017. The lecture was based on sessions Bjorn had with Gene Maze, who invited Bjorn to be one of his students in the 1970s (Gene would never accept compensation), and with other magicians including Michael Skinner and Larry Jennings. He presented and explained 10 tricks and over 25 sleights.
Bjorn presented a lecture to the International Brotherhood of Magicians Ring 244 - The Frank Garcia Ring, on November 2, 2016, based the shows he presented during his week at The Magic Castle in January. The lecture was reported in the February 2017 The Linking Ring. The Ring is named after Frank Garcia, and Bjorn shared stories about being a student at the Frank Garcia School for Magicians.
Bjorn will be presenting a magic lecture to the International Brotherhood of Magicians, Frank Garcia Ring 244, on Wednesday, November 2. This is an extra special honor because Bjorn was a student of Frank Garcia in The Frank Garcia School for Magicians. Frank was known as "The Man With Million Dollar Hands".
Bjorn presented four shows each night during the week of January 4 to 10, 2016 at The Magic Castle in Hollywood. This is Bjorn's third consecutive year performing at The Magic Castle; his first performance there was in 1989.
Bjorn will be re-appearing at The Magic Castle in Hollywood for 30 shows in the Close-up gallery during the week of January 4, 2016.
The September issue (2015) of The International Brotherhood of Magicians publication, "The Linking Ring" features an article and pictures recognizing Bjorn being bestowed with the title, "International Brotherhood of Magicians Ring 26 Magician of the Year".
An article by Bjorn was published in the June 2015 edition of "MAGICOL", a leading journal about magic history, "Fact Checking John Scarne's The Odds Against Me", (Page 88).
A feature article appeared about Bjorn's magic in The Wall Street Journal, Greater New York section, weekend edition on June 27, 2015..