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-MagicTimes News Archives Week of January 28-February 3, 2008-
Magic in the air (The New Straits Times)
Hong Kong director Adam Wong explores the wonders of illusion and childhood in Magic Boy. SHARON WONG writes. ADD a little romance to your life this Chinese New Year with Hong Kong director Adam Wong's Magic Boy.
Publ.Date : Tue, 29 Jan 2008 00:55:04 GMT

Faces of the New Atheism: The Illusionists
Wired - The bit set the stage for a flag-waving essay on atheism that Penn taped for National Public Radio's "This I Believe" last year a satirical segment cleverly focused entirely on what the magician refuses to believe. "Magicians should be natural ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 28 Jan 2008 23:17:00 GMT

Magic and religion require faith, priest says (The Citizens' Voice)
The Rev. John Ruth realizes the surprised look he gets when people find out his profession and then his hobby.
Publ.Date : Mon, 28 Jan 2008 08:06:49 GMT

Weekend events in Queens
New York Daily News - The wonders of magic continue with young and impressive Brandon; an abridged Magicomedy show with Rogue and Kass; magic and comedy by Steve the Magician, plus a few more surprises and some closeup magic with Ian Black, at this segment of Evenings of ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 29 Jan 2008 07:03:00 GMT

Born Standing Up: A Comic's Life - PopMatters
ago From his youngest days as an amateur magician he tirelessly studied and analyzed the way audiences reacted to his every move, and he kept careful notes ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 29 Jan 2008 12:47:31 GMT

Heath Ledger's last movie role could be completed by computer
Times Online - In The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, Ledger played a mysterious new member of a magician's troupe. Plummer plays the eponymous magician who has developed extraordinary powers by trading them for his teenage daughter's life in a deal with the Devil ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 30 Jan 2008 23:01:00 GMT

'Take Home' meets 'Magic' (The Daily Iberian)
One native of the Bayou Teche Area is learning what being on national television is like. Michael Dardant, 31, grew up in New Iberia but now lives with his wife, Bethanie, in the French Quarter of New Orleans.
Publ.Date : Thu, 31 Jan 2008 20:14:47 GMT

Thursday January 31, 2008 - 13:15 EST (Rolling Good Times)
Phenomenon Mike Super takes his mystifying act to The Cabaret Theatre March 28th through March 30th. UNCASVILLE, Connecticut -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- It hasn't taken long for Mike Super to become a household name and make a huge impact in the world of magic.
Publ.Date : Thu, 31 Jan 2008 18:18:14 GMT

A danse macabre
Minneapolis Star Tribune - At the center of the story is Edward Moon, a magician who performs at the Theatre of Marvels and lives in the building's cellar with his faithful housekeeper and his stage partner, the Somnambulist, a more than 8-foot-tall giant who can't or chooses ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 01 Feb 2008 23:56:00 GMT

Ring Master Magician class teaches children the art of illusion (San Jose Mercury News)
There was no precedent in Jeanne Perry's family for performing magic. It happened unexpectedly for Perry herself.
Publ.Date : Fri, 01 Feb 2008 21:39:03 GMT

A Little Love - Justin's Story (
This week's a little love child is a budding magician. His name is Justin...and as WBRE's Dia Wallace found out he is already pretty good at magic. Dia took Justin to the famous Houdini Museum -- where he learned from world-famous magicians -- how to entertain a crowd.
Publ.Date : Fri, 01 Feb 2008 17:35:58 GMT

Pete's picks
Biloxi Sun Herald - David Copperfield continues his three-day stand today and Saturday at the Beau Rivage Theatre. Copperfield, who according to his Web site is the 13th highest paid entertainer in the world, has been featured on the covers of Forbes, Architectural ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 01 Feb 2008 06:52:00 GMT

Power of laughter: Diversity Week to feature magician, comedian - Creston News Advertiser
By Andy Goodell - CNA staff reporter According to Des Moines magician and comedian Erik Anderson, talking about diversity issues can be fun for all ages. ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 01 Feb 2008 21:16:45 GMT

Clowns pack London church to honour father of modern clowning
Straits Times - A skilled mime, acrobat, magician and a consummate physical performer, he popularised many of clowning's trademark tricks, including thieving long strings of sausages. Mr Grimaldi, who died in 1837, is also credited with inventing the white face ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 04 Feb 2008 01:55:00 GMT

Healing magic (Wichita Falls Times Record News)
When magician Steve Mills was 10 years old, he thought the "floating-dancing handkerchief" he ordered through the mail would "obey his commands" and clean his room.
Publ.Date : Mon, 04 Feb 2008 02:41:47 GMT

Magic touch Stamford native reveals the truth behind scams in 'The Real Hustle' (Greenwich Time)
Ryan Oakes once fell for the Jamaican Switch.
Publ.Date : Sun, 03 Feb 2008 08:03:30 GMT

Readings and Talks - New Yorker
The magician Bob Friedhoffer will perform some of the feats Harry Houdini made famous, and then he will talk with his fellow- magician George Schindler and ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 04 Feb 2008 05:03:07 GMT


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