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Short: Can I Have A Volunteer?

Kevin C. Brown
90.5 WESA
Magician Al Hastings, who performs as Al Mazing, entertains families at a September festival in Hartwood Acres Park.

Magician Al Hastings — who goes by the stage name Al Mazing — performs for kids and families some 250 times a year. He often asks for a volunteer from the audience, but he has learned to choose carefully. At schools, he said, “The kid you don’t pick is the one sitting beside the teacher, because they are sitting beside the teacher for a reason.”

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