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-MagicTimes News Archives Week of April 2-8, 2007-
Putting the 'V' in 'reinvention'
Las Vegas Business Press - Apr 02 1:35 PM
When David Saxe bought what would become V Theater inside the Desert Passage shops at the Aladdin Resort & Casino, he knew how much space he was getting. Now, a few years into his lease, he's tired of wasting so much of it.

Bizarre magician to trick Lee Hall - The Reflector online
Self-described "bizarre magician " Brian Brushwood will bring his unique style of magic to the stage in Lee Hall Auditorium on Wednesday. ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 03 Apr 2007 03:59:45 GMT

Blindfolded magician rides through city roads
New Kerala - Hyderabad, Apr 3: People in the city have witnessed an unusual feat by magician Akash who rode a motorcycle, blindfold and manoeuvring it with ease through heavy traffic to stress the need for safe driving. Akash, son of world-renowned magician ...
Publ.Date : 03 Apr 07 04:39:00 UTC

DMGI Announces Digital-Distribution Deal With Superstar Illusionist Criss Angel (PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance)
Digital Music Group, Inc. , a content owner and global leader in the digital distribution of independently owned music and video catalogs, today announced a long-term digital distribution agreement with popular cutting-edge illusionist Criss Angel, creator, director and star of the hit A&E television show "MINDFREAK."
Publ.Date : Tue, 03 Apr 2007 10:30:00 GMT

LOOKING IN ON: ENTERTAINMENT (Las Vegas Sun)
The contrast could not have been more striking: Luxor President Felix Rappaport seated next to "Mind-freak" magician Criss Angel. Rappaport was dressed in an expensive suit with crisp white shirt and tie; his hair was trimmed conservatively.
Publ.Date : Tue, 03 Apr 2007 14:49:56 GMT

Swallow Cliffs wonderland another political illusion (Daily Southtown)
As a professional magician Ron Urban performed feats of levitation, but said he was astonished last week when his plan for a forest preserve winter wonderland was "lifted" by Cook County Commissioner Liz Gorman (R-Orland Park).
Publ.Date : Tue, 03 Apr 2007 09:24:17 GMT

Tricky teen prepares for magic contest
Evening Star - TEENAGER David Johnson has more than a few tricks up his sleeve as he prepares to take on Britain's best young magicians. The 15-year-old magician from Felixstowe will have 12 minutes to show his very best magic - and is practising solidly for the ...
Publ.Date : 05 Apr 07 13:19:00 UTC

Smoke & mirrors
Monterey County Herald - A magician's job," he said, "is to reconnect people with wonder." Spencer's own wonder, first ignited as a kid, found its spark again when he attended a Doug Henning performance in college. After the show, he handed a note to an usher to pass on to ...
Publ.Date : 05 Apr 07 09:15:00 UTC

Magician hopes to make childrens' tobacco interests 'disappear' (Carroll County Online)
Wayne Alan wants to make smoking disappear -- literally. The illusionist/magician is bringing his anti-tobacco magic show "Make Smoking Disappear," which Alan calls the first of its kind in the nation, to the Westminster Branch of the Carroll County Public Library at 1 p.m. Saturday.
Publ.Date : Fri, 06 Apr 2007 04:28:05 GMT

Long time television magician "Mr. Magic" falls upon hard times (WMCTV Memphis)
As the magician "Mr. Magic," Dick Williams delighted fans for more than two decades with his show on WMC-TV. Williams and his "Magic Land" television show were choice viewing for thousands of area children.
Publ.Date : Thu, 05 Apr 2007 20:32:59 GMT

South Fort Myers magician leaves on-lookers amazed (The News-Press)
Barb Stokke jotted her name on the back of the card she had selected and returned it to the deck held by the man standing before her.
Publ.Date : Thu, 05 Apr 2007 15:26:54 GMT

An intimate magic show (The San Luis Obispo Tribune)
As world-famous illusionist Doug Henning once told Kevin Spencer, the secret to being a successful magician is being yourself. "He told me, "If people like you on the stage, they'll like you regardless of what you do," said Spencer, who tours with his wife in their magic show, "Theatre of Illusion." "You have to be confident. You have to be comfortable on the stage."
Publ.Date : Thu, 05 Apr 2007 07:10:40 GMT

Magician brings tricks to Venice - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
VENICE -- While some children hit the beaches during spring vacation, a dozen children were treated to a magic show by Wes "The ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 05 Apr 2007 09:09:27 GMT

Black Magician To Set World Record To Benefit The March Of Dimes
BlackNews.com - Charleston, WV (BlackNews.com) - Comedy Magician Dewayne Hill will set a world record on April 14, 2007 to benefit the March of Dimes Foundation at the Charleston Town Center Mall. Dewayne will perform over 100 card tricks with 60 minutes setting a ...
Publ.Date : 06 Apr 07 20:20:00 UTC

The Islamic ruling concerning sorcery
Gulf Times - IT SHOULD be made clear beforehand that the word magic is used to mean different things. Concerning the Islamic Shariah, one should distinguish between the magician who seeks the help of the Devil, and performs acts of disbelief, and the magician ...
Publ.Date : 06 Apr 07 10:04:00 UTC

Sleight is a real sight (Calendarlive.com)
It was easier in the old days. Wave the wand, pull a rabbit out of the hat, saw a showgirl in half and, presto, the crowd went nuts.
Publ.Date : Fri, 06 Apr 2007 13:42:48 GMT

Illusionists team up for Easter show (The Myrtle Beach Sun News)
One night a year remains more than an illusion for one group of entertainers. The Grand Strand Magicians Society will razzle-dazzle guests at Ocean Lakes Family Campground on Saturday night at the "Ring 334 Annual Easter Show," the fourth such fundraiser for this chapter of the International Brotherhood of Magicians.
Publ.Date : Fri, 06 Apr 2007 13:09:38 GMT

Satire: Illusionist David Copperfield and USMC Join Forces (Blogcritics.org)
The White House has announced that illusionist David Copperfield secretly and voluntarily enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. Meritoriously-promoted Lance Corporal Copperfield has graduated from MCRD Parris Island and will soon deploy with Camp Lejeune-based 2nd Recon. The unit's top-secret mission will be to solicit the attention and attendance of insurgents in a given area of ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 06 Apr 2007 15:41:18 GMT

Tricks of the Trade Show
BusinessWeek - The corporate magician has also learned some new tricks. Charles Greene III says he increases sales leads by 135% at companies that hire him to perform at their trade shows. At his booth, he pulls out a questionnaire and a sample script that he ...
Publ.Date : 09 Apr 07 02:23:00 UTC

Horne says there is life after Dime Museum
Baltimore Sun - But my work, and some of what I consider the best stuff - like the giant baseball bat - [internationally famous magician] David Copperfield bought. He has a private museum in Las Vegas. I'm happy that a lot of it went to one person, where it'll be ...
Publ.Date : 08 Apr 07 07:53:00 UTC

 

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