Putting the 'V' in 'reinvention'
Las Vegas Business Press - Apr 02 1:35
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
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
Blindfolded magician rides through city
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
LOOKING IN ON: ENTERTAINMENT (Las Vegas
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
Publ.Date : Tue, 03 Apr 2007 14:49:56
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
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
Publ.Date : 05 Apr 07 09:15:00 UTC
Magician hopes to make childrens'
tobacco interests 'disappear' (Carroll
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
Long time television magician "Mr.
Magic" falls upon hard times (WMCTV
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
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
An intimate magic show (The San Luis
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
Magician brings tricks to Venice -
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
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
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
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
Publ.Date : Fri, 06 Apr 2007 13:09:38
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
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
Publ.Date : 09 Apr 07 02:23:00 UTC
Horne says there is life after Dime
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