The Year of the Fake & In Conversation with Great Minds presents Ricky Jay

Ricky Jay

Join us for an evening of magic and conversation as the DePaul Humanities Center welcomes writer, actor, scholar, historian, artist, magician, and all-around-genius Ricky Jay on

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
DePaul Student Center, room 120
2250 N Sheffield Avenue, Chicago

6:00 – 7:30 PM: Screening of Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay
7:30 – 9:00 PM: Conversation

With an acting résumé that includes work in film (e.g, Boogie NightsMagnolia, and as a James Bond villain in Tomorrow Never Dies), television (e.g., “The X-Files” and “Deadwood”), and stage (most notably as himself); a list of celebrated publications featuring stories and analysis of scoundrels, fakes, cons, and scallywags; and a reputation as the greatest sleight-of-hand artist in the world, Ricky Jay is at the top of his game in every pursuit he undertakes: the Joker, the Ace, and all four Kings combined in the arts and humanities’ deck of cards.

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