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-MagicTimes News Archives Week of February 19-25, 2007-
Herb ZarrowHerb Zarrow explains how his in the hands false shuffle for small packets of cards works to the members of S.A.M. Assembly #25 in Fair Lawn, New Jersey on Friday February 16,2007 at their monthly meeting where Zarrow has been a regular member and supporter for many years. (2/20/07: Photo by Meir Yedid).

Hugh Jackman gets a DVD double feature
Los Angeles Times - In "The Prestige" (Touchstone, $35), Jackman plays an ambitious magician dazzling audiences in Victorian England who desperately tries to discover the secret behind the death-defying illusion of his rival (Christian Bale). Michael Caine also stars ...
Publ.Date : 20 Feb 07 00:35:00 UTC

Propaganda, Politicians, Magic and Illusion - American Chronicle
I went to high school with a kid who was quite an accomplished magician . He must have spent hours practicing his craft. I interviewed him for the school ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 19 Feb 2007 15:36:00 GMT

Padilla Thinks He Still Has Something Up His Sleeve (New York Times)
Pitcher Juan Padilla has dazzled his teammates this spring with his card tricks. Next, he will attempt to perform something even more impressive: win back his spot in the Mets? bullpen.
Publ.Date : Wed, 21 Feb 2007 01:42:07 GMT

Newport Beach Magician Kevin Viner Adds Special Spice to Ristorante Mamma Gina (PR Web)
Newport Beach magician Kevin Viner has begun performing strolling magic at Ristorante Mamma Gina. He performs every Sunday night, as well as select Fridays and Saturdays. (PRWeb Feb 20, 2007) Post Comment:Trackback URL:
Publ.Date : Tue, 20 Feb 2007 08:27:50 GMT

Magical connection (Naples Daily News)
As Mark Pettey tells it, the worst thing about being a magician in Southwest Florida is the heat. "You have to wear a jacket everywhere, even when it's hot outside," he says, explaining the dark blue blazer he's wearing on a recent warm afternoon. It's only an interview, but a magician has to be prepared "any time, any place.
Publ.Date : Wed, 21 Feb 2007 05:20:25 GMT

It's all child's play for her - Newindpress (subscription)
At 'Agni', the magic show held at VJT Hall on Tuesday, this young magician performed the Great Fire Escape Act and enlivened the audience with a host of ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 20 Feb 2007 21:04:00 GMT

Tony Spina is the magic man behind the wand
Times Herald-Record - Swan Lake "Meet Mr. Magic. He's known David Copperfield since he was a boy and counts among friends: Siegfried and Roy, Dick Cavett and every magician you've ever heard of. He taught Harvey Keitel and Orson Welles a few tricks. Harry Potter, too ...
Publ.Date : 22 Feb 07 06:52:00 UTC

Video: International Sensation Hans Klok and Carmen Electra Team Up on ...
PR Newswire - LAS VEGAS, Feb. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Hans Klok, the international sensation and fastest magician on the planet will team up with film and television star Carmen Electra for "Faster Than Magic," a new show at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino Theater ...
Publ.Date : 22 Feb 07 04:07:00 UTC

Irreverent mentalist casts spell over audience (The Webster University Journal)
Wayne Hoffman is not your traditional cape-wearing, abracadabra-chanting magician. Instead, Hoffman prefers to sport jeans, a funky white jacket and short, black spiked hair.
Publ.Date : Wed, 21 Feb 2007 20:51:36 GMT

Magician conjures up a prime-time TV deal - Irish Post
It is his first proper shot at the British television market and it's also the first time an Irish magician has been given his own TV show on a British ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 21 Feb 2007 11:42:00 GMT

Atlanta "Magician of the Year" Awarded - First Female Corporate ... - The Atlanta Magician Of The Year award is voted on by the membership of the International Brotherhood of Magicians and the Society of American Magicians, Atlanta Chapters. Eight Atlanta magicians were originally nominated, as a result of a detailed ...
Publ.Date : 22 Feb 07 17:15:00 UTC

EURweb - The new season features magician and illusionist Jon Ross who combines magic and dance for a captivating performance that will leave audiences mystified. The Magic of Soul will also feature flying trapeze performers, mind-bending contortionists ...
Publ.Date : 22 Feb 07 13:18:00 UTC

Movie Review: Magic and Loss - The Prestige -
The magician takes the ordinary something, a deck of cards, a bird, or a man, and makes it do something extraordinary. The audience in the theatre needs to ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 22 Feb 2007 19:12:00 GMT

Lords tricked by magician
Wanstead and Woodford Guardian - A MAGICIAN conjured up a performance at the House of Lords where he amazed guests with an array of tricks. Tommy Moss, 64, of Connaught Avenue, Chingford, was invited to showcase his skills at Britain's second legislative chamber on his birthday ...
Publ.Date : 23 Feb 07 21:03:00 UTC

Copperfield performance tonight cancelled (Long Beach Press-Telegram)
David Copperfield's performances tonight of "David Copperfield: An Intimate Evening of Grand Illusion" at the Terrace Theater were postponed due to Copperfield's illness.
Publ.Date : Sat, 24 Feb 2007 01:17:53 GMT

Animal flight rules
Chicago Sun-Times - It seems like it all depends on the mood of the person you're dealing with at the airport that day," said Eric Buss, a magician from Los Angeles who has traveled by plane with the doves and rabbits he uses in his act. But there are some rules that ...
Publ.Date : 25 Feb 07 05:58:00 UTC

New books from Newbery Medalists are worthy successors
Record Searchlight - As a teenage amateur magician, Fleischman actually met Houdini's widow, Bess, and she gave him some of the photos that appear in "Escape!" In fact, it's Fleischman's own knowledge of magic that really gives extra flair to this highly readable ...
Publ.Date : 25 Feb 07 18:30:00 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 : 23 Feb 07 19:15:00 UTC

Disc discussions: Reviews of recently released CDs (Kansas City Star)
"RICKY JAY PLAYS POKER" (Octone) "Ricky Jay Plays Poker" is a stacked deck, a royal flush, a full house "heck, you pick the poker analogy and as long as it's not about a losing hand, it will describe this utterly enjoyable box set.
Publ.Date : Thu, 22 Feb 2007 08:24:23 GMT


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