Magical moments

Eli Portala teaches a trick for local children after his show, Magic With Eli, at the Cortez Library. Enlargephoto

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Eli Portala teaches a trick for local children after his show, Magic With Eli, at the Cortez Library.

Watching magician Eli Portalas, local students learn a rope trick after the Magic with Eli show at the Cortez Public Library. The Powerhouse Geek Squad will be entertaining Wednesday at 2 p.m. for the next summer reading program. Enlargephoto

Sam Green/Cortez Journal

Watching magician Eli Portalas, local students learn a rope trick after the Magic with Eli show at the Cortez Public Library. The Powerhouse Geek Squad will be entertaining Wednesday at 2 p.m. for the next summer reading program.