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-MagicTimes News Archives Week of May 18-24, 2009-
George Gilbert Lott receiving plaque from  Ken FerstGeorge Gilbert Lott receiving his "Magician of the Year" plaque from SAM PA#1 president Ken Ferst on Saturday May 16 in New York City during the 100th anniversary staging of the annual "Salute to Magic" show which featured an amazing cast and ran well past midnight. (5/19/09: A MagicTimes Photo).

Lee Grabel's latest trick? Turning 90. - San Francisco Chronicle
Grabel, considered one of the great illusionists, pulled off another feat last week by celebrating his 90th birthday - happy, healthy and surrounded by 60 fellow magicians as well as his faithful assistant and wife of 65 years, Helen. ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 18 May 2009 07:10:09 GMT

MIJAC REHEARSING MAGIC TRICKS FOR CONCERTS: Producers for O2 gigs have reportedly brought in magician Ed Alonzo to ... (Eurweb)
Rehearsals for Michael Jackson's mammoth 50-night stand in London this summer continue to move forward despite last week's legal threats to shut the whole thing down.
Publ.Date : Mon, 18 May 2009 07:16:41 GMT

Casting Updates on Mimi Leder's Mandrake the Magician - First Showing
ComingSoon has announced the official cast for MGM's Mandrake the Magician , based on Lee Falk's comic strip. Early last year, Jonathan Rhys Meyers had apparently been cast as Mandrake, but now the role will go to Hayden Christensen, with Djimon Hounsou ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 19 May 2009 17:20:44 GMT

Singapore Celebrity Magicians to Add Magic to Old Victorian ... - WebWire (press release)
While other magicians have been cut in half before, no one else has included a 360 degree rotation of both halves of the body at the same time. It is fitting we debut such an innovation in magic at the OVA (Old Victorian Association) Gala Concert at ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 19 May 2009 17:57:53 GMT

Hayden Christensen Works As An Underground Magician - Cinema Blend
Hayden Christensen has latched on to a new comic book movie. It's called Mandrake and according to Omega Entertainment he's set to star along with Djimon Hounsou. They even already have a teaser poster. That's it there to your right. So what ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 20 May 2009 07:17:00 GMT

His winning spirit is hardly an illusion - Winnipeg Free Press
He performs card tricks and illusions at birthday parties, and entertains children at the family sessions organized at the speech and hearing centre. "There came a point I suddenly realized this is a gift I have, to entertain people and make them laugh," said Loewen. ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 20 May 2009 13:15:00 GMT

Trick and treat: The magician's language - Express Buzz
The magician's language Express Buzz, India A magician with impossibly fast hypnotic skills, he captures young hearts as they wonder how on earth he does what he does. He creates magic. Years roll by, and Mandrake continues to reign, and in one southern corner of India, a boy gorges on the ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 20 May 2009 06:23:32 GMT

An illusionist performs at the Family Theatre June 6 - Ledger-Enquirer
Illusionist Mick Stone performs at 7:30 p.m. June 6 in the Family Theatre, 2100 Hamilton Road. Stone began doing magic tricks while he was still in high school. He began his career at Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, Va. After moving to Atlanta, he ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 21 May 2009 10:57:00 GMT

HOW JOKER JOHN MET HIS MATCH - Daily Express
JOHN LENNON was nearly beaten up by burly 6ft 4in magician Tommy Cooper after the outspoken Beatle made an insulting remark about Cooper’s wife Gwen, according to a new book. The face-off happened at a showbiz soirée hosted by Beatles manager ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 21 May 2009 22:53:00 GMT

Enter the pendragons - Trinidad Express
The class teacher was discussing different jobs held by the parents of the students. When she called on little Johnny, she asked, "And what does your father do, little Johnny?'' Johnny replied matter-of-factly, "He's a magician." "Really," the ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 23 May 2009 01:44:00 GMT

Local magician to perform at Heritage Day tomorrow - Herald-Citizen
Magician Roger Reeves will perform at Granville's Heritage Day festivities on Saturday. For 35 years as a firefighter in Detroit, Mich., Roger Reeves made fires disappear. Now retired and living in ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 22 May 2009 22:45:00 GMT

Magician & Street Performer Magic Brian Talks Tricks - Digital City
He's a great magician , sideshow and street performer. He's traveled the world doing his own form of entertainment. Tonight, he's performing at the Parkside Lounge in New York City. He took some time from writing a new act to answer some questions. ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 22 May 2009 18:46:27 GMT

A magical experience: Magician gets up close and personal (Pacific Daily News)
Ever find yourself handcuffed on the bottom of an enclosed glass tank that is completely filled with water? No? Well, for Anthony Reed, that's just another day at the office.
Publ.Date : Sat, 23 May 2009 17:17:01 GMT

Madame Tussauds unveils Criss Angel, in wax - Las Vegas Sun
Criss Angel and his statue. It wasn't an illusion: There were two Criss Angels at the Venetian Thursday afternoon. While the pair shared many similarities, there was one major difference: one of them was flesh and bones and the other was made of ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 21 May 2009 00:56:00 GMT

A magical experience: Magician gets up close and personal - Guam Pacific Daily News
Ever find yourself handcuffed on the bottom of an enclosed glass tank that is completely filled with water? No? Well, for Anthony Reed, that's just another day at the office. The former finalist on "America's Got Talent" has been on and off Guam and ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 23 May 2009 16:53:00 GMT

Despite economy, every child sees the show (Foster's Daily Democrat)
My business has certainly been affected by the economy. As a magician, when the event I would likely be hired for is canceled, there's not much I can do about it. It just makes me work harder, reaching out to new prospects with my magical marketing efforts.
Publ.Date : Sun, 24 May 2009 07:17:31 GMT

Sun Courier Student of the Week: Drew Murray (The Sun Courier)
Brecksville-Broadview Heights High School junior Drew Murray is being honored for his impressive finish in the Southwestern Conference talent show. Murray, a magician since the age of 7, said though a fourth-place...
Publ.Date : Sat, 23 May 2009 14:45:24 GMT

Magician's prediction hits bookies - Irish Independent
Illusionist and magician Keith Barry was the toast of the rugby set after his prediction, made on radio last week, that Leinster would beat Leicester by a margin of three points to lift the Heineken Cup. Paddy Power lost over €500000 thanks to the ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 25 May 2009 03:52:23 GMT

 

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