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-MagicTimes News Archives Week of January 1-7, 2007-
Teller lecturing at the 2006 season of The Theory and Art of MagicTeller making one of his very rare lecture appearances at the 2006 The Theory and Art of Magic program held at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania. "An Evening With Teller" took place on November 29, 2006 and featured him performing some pieces as well as discussing video clips of his work. There was also a discussion moderated by Dr. Lawrence Hass where Teller shared his thinking about magic. Dr. Hass later described the event as "The evening was truly magical. The audience was rapt; you could’ve heard a pin drop in this completely packed theatre. I will never forget it." (1/2/07: Photo by Dr. Lawrence Hass).

Magic, comedy get high marks in Bay Area
Inside Bay Area - ELENA KUCERA of Cupertino holds up a card (right) for magician Robert Strong during a recent performance at the Hilton hotel in Emeryville on Dec. 16. (Dean Coppola -- MediaNews staff) Comedy magician Robert Strong arrived early for his holiday gig ...
Publ.Date : 01 Jan 07 16:15:00 UTC

News In Brief
Leeds Today - Cards have made such a big impact on language and culture. Magician "Expressions such as 'not playing with a full deck', 'put your cards on the table' and 'coming up trumps' would never have come into use without them." The exhibition will include a ...
Publ.Date : 01 Jan 07 10:38:00 U

Strike action hits magician (Croydon Guardian)
Magician James Fortune is in need of one of his own spells to conjure up details of parties he is booked to entertain after a bolt of lightning hit his house and wiped out the electrics.
Publ.Date : Mon, 01 Jan 2007 06:13:25 GMT

SHANTARAM THE MAGICIAN BUYS HUTCHINS GROCERY
Eureka Reporter - Arcata resident Shantaram Jones knows the meaning of hard work all too well. For the past seven years, the 24-year-old has been working long shifts at Hutchins Grocery in Arcata in an effort to save money and take the first few steps in what he hopes ...
Publ.Date : 02 Jan 07 03:13:00 UTC

Obituaries: Obituaries
Washington Post - He was an amateur magician who specialized in card and coin tricks. He also was a member of the Episcopal Christ Church in Kensington, the Clan Davidson Society and the Society of American Magicians. A son, Robert D. Wood, died in 2003. Survivors ...
Publ.Date : 02 Jan 07 07:24:00 UTC

Fleisher Art Memorial to Host Performance by Award-winning ... - PR Web (press release)
PR Web (press release), WA - 15 hours ago Matt The Knife -- master magician and holder of 11 Guinness World Records -- brings his masterful conjurations and feats of physical daring to Philadelphia ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 02 Jan 2007 08:08:00 GMT

Bruce Newman's disc pick (San Jose Mercury News)
'The Illusionist' Fox Home Entertainment, $29.98 (goes on sale Tuesday) 1/2 This richly atmospheric evocation of Vienna in the early 1900s is a terrific showcase for star Edward Norton, who plays a mesmerizing magician named Eisenheim, but some of the plot trickery in the adaptation by writer-director Neil Burger makes the story more convoluted than it needs to be. Still, Eisenheim's battle of ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 03 Jan 2007 11:08:31 GMT

The Magician - Londra Toplum Postas
The Magician Londra Toplum Postas, UK - 7 hours ago In The Magician (or The Face, to translate its Swedish title directly) by film director Ingmar Bergman is an hour film of sorcery, magic vs scientific ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 03 Jan 2007 16:19:00 GMT

Masters of magic - Goldstream News Gazette
"You've heard of the classic cutting a woman in half," said Canada's Magician of the Year, Murray Hatfield, on the phone. "This is a variation that's unique ... Magical fun for the whole family Nanaimo News Bulletin all 2 news articles
Publ.Date : Wed, 03 Jan 2007 18:35:00 GMT

Kruskal, mathematician whose work led to fiber optics, dies at 81
Newsday - Another of his legacies, which better known among magicians than mathematicians, is the Kruskal Count, a card trick that employs some deceptively simple math to make it seem like the magician is reading the mind of a subject who picks a number ...
Publ.Date : 04 Jan 07 20:50:00 UTC

Show promotes stress-relief group
Minnesota Daily - he lights dimmed. All the audience members could see were eight green laser light beams projected over their heads as the faint synthesized music started backstage. Under the cover of darkness, Las Vegas magician Simon Winthrop took his place on the ...
Publ.Date : 04 Jan 07 21:33:00 UTC

A man of mystery survives through illusion
Taipei Times - Uhl is ordered to uncover the secrets behind Eisenheim's indecipherable magic after the magician boasts that he can make the prince disappear. The role of an ambitious policeman from humble roots, who finds himself caught between an irresistible ...
Publ.Date : 05 Jan 07 03:53:00 UTC

Movie Magic: 'The Illusionist' is the real thing
Ashland Daily Press - Nothing is as it appears and anything seems possible when the master magician Eisenheim (Edward Norton) walks onstage during "The Illusionist," an absorbing and old-fashioned tale of love and deception in Vienna at the turn of the century. The ...
Publ.Date : 05 Jan 07 17:57:00 UTC

Magical interlude for families (The Reporter)
From balancing a Ping-Pong ball on his nose to escaping from a chain-wrapped straitjacket, magician and comedian Marcus Raymond kept his audience on the edge of their seats Thursday during an action-packed performance. About 180 children and adults shrieked and gasped during the show organized by the city of Vacaville. Held at the Three Oaks Community Center, the event gave families a chance to
Publ.Date : Fri, 05 Jan 2007 14:13:30 GMT

"It's Magic" - Martha Green will disappear - Redlands Daily Facts
David Zirbel, the "world's tallest magician ," has taken on the task of making Martha Green disappear, at "It's Magic," a fundraiser for the Assistance ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 06 Jan 2007 03:30:00 GMT

Smokin' Aces hits the jackpot
ITV - In the film, Mob boss Primo Sparazza has taken out a contract on Buddy "Aces" Israel (Jeremy Piven) - a sleazy magician who has agreed to give evidence against the Vegas mob. The FBI places Aces into protective custody, but once word of the contract ...
Publ.Date : 06 Jan 07 16:16:00 UTC

ABOUT A MAGIC MAN FIVE THINGS
Detroit Free Press - He became a full-time magician in 1989, after a stint as a staffer at the Boys & Girls Club in Royal Oak, where he worked during high school and college. So far his sons haven't shown much interest in dad's profession, but he thinks they might when ...
Publ.Date : 07 Jan 07 15:46:00 UTC

 

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