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-MagicTimes News Archives Week of February 23 - March 1, 2009-

David Blaine works magic on Roman Abramovich and Chelsea stars - Daily Telegraph
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich called on the services of New York magician David Blaine to give the players some light relief ahead of their clash with Aston Villa. The Chelsea staff were treated to Blaine's tricks at Marco Restaurant in London, as ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 23 Feb 2009 17:27:00 GMT

North West Evening Mail (North-West Evening Mail)
One of the world's most successful magicians is heading to Barrow as Paul Daniels takes to the stage at Forum 28 this Saturday. LEO CLARKE reports IT'S not every day somebody as famous as magician Paul Daniels offers to chop off your head.
Publ.Date : Tue, 24 Feb 2009 07:02:04 GMT

Father of modern magic remembered - Times of India
Magic enthusiasts from across the globe celebrated his birthday on Monday as Magicians ' Day. To mark the occasion, Bangalore magicians too gathered at Hombegowda Boys' High School to remember him. Magician SP Nagendra Prasad said: "It's double pleasure ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 23 Feb 2009 20:35:33 GMT

The truth in illusions - Edmonton Sun
Now you see him--now you don't. When the pickpocket and performer Apollo Robbins snatches a mark's wallet, he may well be exploiting a loophole in the way the human visual system and brain interact. In other words, he's literally robbing you blind ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 25 Feb 2009 03:27:00 GMT

Britney to be sawed in half on Circus tour - Newstrack India
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Britney Spears is leaving no stone unturned to make her 'Circus' tour a real entertainment treat for audience, and she will have herself sliced in half for one of the stunts during her shows. According to reports, the pop ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 25 Feb 2009 06:55:00 GMT

Britney Spears to Be Sawed in Half on Tour! (US Weekly)
Britney Spears is putting on a magic show! The pop star will be sawed in half -- among other stunts -- on her upcoming Circus tour, according to E! News. Take a look back at the year in Britney! "Right away, she got into the boxes and into the magic contraptions to learn the stuff, and she's so excited about this tour and all the elements that are in it," illusionist-comedian Ed Alonzo said. ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 25 Feb 2009 00:58:44 GMT

Britney Spears to be sawn in two by magician Ed Alonzo - News.com.au
The 27-year-old singer will be a magician's assistant during her Circus tour - which kicks off in March - working with Misfit of Magic illusionist-and-comedian Ed Alonzo. Alonzo said: "Right away, she got into the boxes and into the magic ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 26 Feb 2009 02:43:00 GMT

Beaumont's Mistrot the Magician shares his magical secret - Beaumont Enterprise
In "The Prestige," the 2006 film about dueling magicians, one of the performers says to the other, "The secret impresses no one. The trick you use it for is everything." The secret he's talking about is the hidden knowledge which explains how ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 25 Feb 2009 20:45:00 GMT

How Roh Byung-wook Learned Her Magic Touch - Digital Chosunilbo
Roh Byung-wook, 27, is touted as one of the best female professional magicians in Korea. She was "scouted" by famous magician Lee Eun-gyeol when interviewing him as a student reporter in 2002. Lee, taking note of Rohˇ's personality and ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 25 Feb 2009 23:15:00 GMT

Pricing: That old black magic (CNN Money)
So I met a magician the other night. For real. As in a guy who makes a living pulling rabbits out of a hat, mostly at corporate retreats and such.
Publ.Date : Wed, 25 Feb 2009 15:53:16 GMT

Illusionist Spills Britney's Circus Tour Secrets (People Magazine)
A magician traveling with Spears dishes on her body, her dancing and sawing her in half!
Publ.Date : Wed, 25 Feb 2009 15:28:45 GMT

Magician keeps patients entertained (Knoxville News Sentinel)
Michael Messing gives new meaning to the phrase "bag of tricks." Instead of a top hat, the red-vested magician carries a black-and-blue duffel bag filled with balloons, handkerchiefs, cards - and rabbits. Never mind that the rabbits are about 2 inches long and made of foam. They are enough to keep the chemotherapy patients at the University of Tennessee Cancer Institute entertained while they ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 25 Feb 2009 05:05:03 GMT

57th Annual Convention of the Blackpool Magicians' Club - Stage
Magic was in the air when some 3500 magicians gathered to watch and take part in the biggest annual extravaganza of magic in the world. Cards cavorted, doves appeared from nowhere, tables floated and CDs multiplied faster than the eye could follow. ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 26 Feb 2009 11:36:49 GMT

Magician ready to amaze Wendover - StandardNet
The outcast of Las Vegas magicians transports his tormented talents away from the Strip for a special show. "This is a rare gig for us," said The Amazing Johnathan, in a phone interview from Vegas in advance of his performance at West ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 27 Feb 2009 07:16:09 GMT

Magician holds children captive - Union-News & Sunday Republican
SPRINGFIELD - School vacation blues were nowhere to be found on Thursday during a lively workshop on magic at the city's Drama Studio. Richard A. MacGovern, an amateur magician, entertained nine school-age children with a variety of magic tricks and ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 22 Feb 2009 16:24:00 GMT

Is It Improper for a Lawyer to Perform Magic Tricks for a Jury? - Law.com
A pair of recent pleadings in a personal injury case have taken on a life of their own as lawyers coast to coast have e-mailed them to friends and colleagues for their sheer entertainment value. So what's causing all the belly laughs? It's a fight ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 28 Feb 2009 03:38:00 GMT

Siegfried & Roy to attend weekend charity dinner
By Robin Leach Larry Ruvo presents Siegfried and Roy with a photo of the first marquee the duo ever headlined. It’s the return to magic that some said would ...
Publ.Date : Las Vegas Sun - ‎Feb 26, 2009‎

PETA to protest Siegfried & Roy's final show
"Siegfried and Roy have made a fortune, and they owe it all to their exploitation of these tigers," PETA's Debbie Leahy said of the group's rationale for ...
Publ.Date : Los Angeles Times - ‎Feb 27, 2009‎

Siegfried and Roy perform with tiger in final show
Illusionists Siegfried and Roy -- and the Bengal tiger that ended their careers — shared the stage again Saturday night for a haunting final performance.
Publ.Date : AP via Yahoo! News - Mar 01 8:25 AM

NORM: Siegfried & Roy answers on '20/20'
The one-hour "20/20" special Friday on ABC about the return of Siegfried & Roy will clear up "a lot of the rumors and misconceptions of what Roy can do and ...
Publ.Date : Las Vegas Review - Journal - ‎Mar 01 9:20 PM

Siegfried & Roy's Reappearing Act (E! Online via Yahoo! News)
The magic was back -- at least for one night.
Publ.Date : Mon, 02 Mar 2009 02:53:31 GMT

 

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