US 'mentalist' will amaze in Ararat
ARARAT - One of the world's last
remaining 'mentalists' Nicholas Tweedy
will bring his Las Vegas show to Ararat
Performing Arts Centre on April 24,
performing spell-binding acts of
levitation, mentalism and illusion.
Publ.Date : Mon, 06 Apr 2009 23:44:21
Limerick's Leon is the top magician -
Leon scooped three awards at the recent
International Brotherhood of Magicians
(IBM) awards at the South Court Hotel -
picking up the titles of IBM stage act
of the year, Irish stage act of the year
and showman of the year. ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 06 Apr 2009 11:02:28
Reading for a good cause (The Post-Star)
Saratoga Springs - Larry Hart and his
two boys, Ryan, 5, and A.J., 4, ambled
into Barnes & Noble Sunday afternoon
looking to buy some books when Alan the
Magician stopped them and asked if they
wanted to see some "cool tricks."
Publ.Date : Mon, 06 Apr 2009 05:46:58
Summit Locks Up Houdini Project -
Summit Entertainment has picked up the
rights to The Secret Life Of Houdini:
The Making of America's First Superhero,
a biography penned by William Kalush and
Larry Sloman. It was published in 2006
by Atria Books and generated controversy
Publ.Date : Tue, 07 Apr 2009 21:58:00
The trick of being Ricky Jay - Boston
Google Ricky Jay and you'll find
fistfuls of video clips: Jay delivering
a tutorial on dealing from the bottom of
the deck, Jay beheading plastic ducks
with flying playing cards, Jay
performing his version of the shell
game. That last clip is a seven ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 07 Apr 2009 20:18:00
Ricky Jay premieres new show in
Somerville - Watertown TAB & Press
That was Ricky Jay's age the first time
he got onstage to perform for the
Society of American Magicians . And
because his grandfather, Max Katz "a
then-well-known magic amateur" kept
company with some of the best magicians
of the day, ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 07 Apr 2009 20:12:16
SHS magician featured on PBS program -
Snohomish County Tribune
Get to know Truitt and you'll soon learn
that this student is also a professional
magician who uses his skill to help him
overcome Asperger's syndrome. "It
started with a book order," Truitt said.
His school book order came "with this
thing of magic ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 07 Apr 2009 23:09:28
Feature photo: Magician's assistant -
Boulder Elementary School 3rd Grader
Madison Haagenson helps Magician Kent
Messmer with a trick at an assembly at
the school today. The all-school
assembly was sponsored by Avanta Federal
Credit Union, Boulder's collaborator in
the Partners in ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 09 Apr 2009 22:03:00
Like a magician, but cooler - Snapper
After a Friday full of sporadic weather
(from sunny to tsunami), the evening
ended for over 200 students in the MPR
for a few hours of hilarity. Comedian
slash magician Justin Kredible (or
Willman, as he grudgingly points out
during the set) put on a ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 08 Apr 2009 00:57:00
Frankfort teen works magic to be on
popular TV show - Southtown Star
Blake's confidence has come because of
what he says most magicians have. "The
term us magicians use is cocky because
we can do something that people in the
average world can't. It's almost a rule
in the magic world to be cocky. ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 09 Apr 2009 09:09:36
There's no trick, Roy's a top magician -
A magician who had more than one trick
up his sleeve has scooped an accolade
for his work. Roy Charles, who has been
a magician for 26 years, dazzled crowds
and judges at the Portsmouth and
District Magic Circle's annual ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 10 Apr 2009 17:12:00
Specialis Revelio! It's not magic, it's
neuroscience - Science News
Harnessing illusion to reveal the
brainNeuroscience taps the age-old
tricks of magicians to gain insight into
perception, attention and the mind. Lou
Beach As the curtain lifts at Harrah's
in Las Vegas, magician Mac King walks
out on ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 10 Apr 2009 21:33:11
Conjuring Slydini (Part 2) - New York
Out of gratitude, Tony offered to take
me on as a student, âIf-a you have
time." I kvelled. I felt the way a young
cellist might if asked by Yo Yo Ma if he
"had time. ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 11 Apr 2009 02:42:07
FAILURE OF A MAGIC LIFE: TOMMY COOPER -
PERFORMING new tricks was Tommy Cooper's
true passion but close friends here
reveal why he was forced to hide his
skill beneath a cloak of incompetence.
IT'S HARD to think of Tommy Cooper
without grinning. Mention his name and
you see a giant of a ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 11 Apr 2009 17:43:00
Magician tries to break record -
Armstrong's James Johnson hopes a horn
won't burst his bubble when he attempts
to fit as many members of the Vernon
Girls Trumpet Band as he can into a
six-foot balloon. The magician performs
his latest world record attempt at the
Village Green ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 07 Apr 2009 00:58:00
Magic man casts spell of success - This
MAGICIAN Ben Cardall is hoping his
amazing sleight-of-hand tricks will be
enough to convince the crowds that he is
Stoke's Top Talent 2009. If not, the
trickster might just use his ability as
a stage hypnotist to make sure stage
star Jonathan Wilkes ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 11 Apr 2009 07:34:00
Magician Steve shows children 'the
ropes' - Filey Today
YOUNG magicians were "shown the ropes"
by a professional at a special event in
Hunmanby. Steve Brailsford, who has been
working as a magician for 20 years,
taught the children rope and card
tricks, along with performance skills.
Publ.Date : Sat, 11 Apr 2009 09:09:32
The Great Buck Howard: The entertainer
I'm not quite old enough to remember
firsthand the Tonight Show performances
by the Amazing Kreskin, a.k.a. George
Joseph Kresge Jr., the magician who
appeared on the old Johnny Carson
broadcast scores of times in the 1970s.
But the poignant, funny, not wholly
satisfying film The Great Buck Howard is
based on Kreskin's life, so after I
watched it I turned to YouTube to gather
impressions from ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 12 Apr 2009 05:05:51
Circus magician makes some big things
disappear - HamptonRoads.com
BACKSTAGE at the Richmond Coliseum, the
greatest show on Earth was getting its
act together. Alex Ramon joked with a
few clowns as a rack of sequin-covered
dresses and a wagon full of poodles
rolled by. He stretched, took a few deep
breaths and ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 13 Apr 2009 03:57:00
Great to be part of the community! -
My name is Brian Glow and I am a
professional magician, a corporate
entertainer, an illusionist and
inventor. One of the traits I have
noticed over the years is the fact that
most magicians I have ever met and that
is a large number, have a very common
Publ.Date : Sun, 12 Apr 2009 20:23:40