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-MagicTimes News Archives Week of March 8-14, 2010-
Meir YedidMeir Yedid teaching some magic at the Long Island Mystics (S.A.M. #77) where he premiered his new lecture on March 8 in Massapequa, New York. (3/11/10: A MagicTimes Photo).

Arroyo Grande magician pleads no contest in assault case - San Luis Obispo Tribune
The plea means that Claude Yarbrough, 56, won’t spend more than a year in County Jail for firing shots that missed his wife on July 8, as well as another incident in which he threatened his wife, Charlotte Yarbrough, with a firearm on July 3...
Publ.Date : Tue, 09 Mar 2010 19:23:00 GMT

The magic union is strong (but what's parallelism?) - Las Vegas Weekly (blog)
After spending a couple days at the WMS, I can tell you that the state of the magic union is strong. I particularly was impressed with the teens. Their chops are solid (i.e., their slight-of-hand is deceptive), and their motivation is strong. Their patter/presentation... well, it'll improve....
Publ.Date : Tue, 09 Mar 2010 21:45:01 GMT+00:00

Getting Animated: ABRACADABRA-DOO by Dini, Burnett, Lee - Newsarama
Though I generally enjoy the Scooby movies (and my five and three-year-old sons LOVE them), I’d have to note that the actual animation quality of this particular installment seemed to take a bit of a step up. The elaborate magic bits seem totally at home in this story, and the sibling connection added a bit more gravity to the overall dilemma....
Publ.Date : Tue, 09 Mar 2010 21:32:00 GMT

Circus believes in magic - Cincinnati.com
"Magic's always been a part of the circus," Chilcoat says. "But this is the first year they've chosen to put this much emphasis on magic." In the show, called Zing Zang Zoom, a four-ton elephant will disappear before audience members' eyes. A performer will turn into a tiger. Kids will get a chance to levitate their own parents. And introducing each act will be 24-year-old magician Alex Ramon, who's known as the "Zing master" rather than the ringmaster....
Publ.Date : Tue, 09 Mar 2010 22:08:00 GMT

Magic can teach transformation, says priest - Catholic Sentinel
As a seminarian 19 years ago, Dominican Father Daniel Rolland ministered for a time at the University of Oregon’s St. Thomas More Newman Center. “I definitely have my own bag of tricks, which can make ministry a bit more exciting and new,” he said. “As a priest who is also a magician, I see ‘magic’ as a metaphor for transformation, for wonder and awe, and for the amazing things that happen in our lives.”...
Publ.Date : Tue, 09 Mar 2010 23:29:05 GMT+00:00

Magician gets jail time (The Cambrian)
Claude Yarbrough, 56, entered his plea, which stipulates he won’t spend more than a year in County Jail for firing shots into the floor that missed his wife, Charlotte Yarbrough, on July 8, as well as another incident in which he threatened her with a firearm on July 3. A no-contest plea in felony cases is similar to a guilty plea and results in a conviction.
Publ.Date : Wed, 10 Mar 2010 07:40:25 GMT

Magician tricks baffled Becks - The Sun
He looked more confused than a goalkeeper facing one of his trademark free-kicks as amateur magician Dennis Winter repeatedly made a dollar bill disappear in his hand....
Publ.Date : Wed, 10 Mar 2010 13:02:00 GMT

Magic as Metaphor: C.J. May shows kids how spellbinding ... - New Haven Register
C.J. May doesn’t pull rabbits out of his hat, but he’s been known to transform a plastic bottle or two... "People want magic in their lives, and it’s more profound than just doing tricks,” May says. “If there’s a story with real meaning that goes along with a trick, so that the hair on the back of your neck goes up, that’s magic.”
Publ.Date : Thu, 11 Mar 2010 10:09:00 GMT

Short's Brewing Company to release new year-round beer ... - MLive.com
Short's Brewing Company will be adding a new year-round beer to its roster Monday. Joining the ranks will be The Magician, a red London ale, to be released Monday at the brewery and hitting beer-store shelves in single bottles and six packs between Monday and Wednesday, said Short's regional sales manager Scott Newman-Bale, whose dashing looks and slight of hand inspired the label....
Publ.Date : Sun, 14 Mar 2010 04:29:00 GMT

PAUL DANIELS: MY MAGIC CIRCLE HELL - Daily Express
Paul Daniels became the victim of a hate campaign when he ran for president of the Magic Circle, he revealed yesterday.
Publ.Date : Sat, 13 Mar 2010 23:57:00 GMT

Magician performs for local children (The Record and Herald News)
A do-it-yourself puppet made of a sock becomes a turtle in the hands of magician Bob Conrad. Conrad, also a puppeteer, entertains a room full of children in the Verona Public Library on Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 17.
Publ.Date : Thu, 11 Mar 2010 06:49:41 GMT

Magic, missing council e-mails remain mysteries (Lake Geneva Regional News)
Without looking, magician Nino Cruz folded up the yellow piece of paper I had just given him and then tore it into dozens of pieces. I watched him very carefully and thought there was no way he would guess what name I'd written on that paper.
Publ.Date : Sat, 13 Mar 2010 21:58:13 GMT

Fundraiser close to magician's heart (Ventura County Star)
Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Camarillo — of which Dwork is a member — the show will be emceed by magician Tony Clark, a performer in Las Vegas. Juggler Bryson Lang will also perform, as well as magicians Bob Bolivar, Danny Cole and Joel Ward. The lineup will also feature Dwork, a member of the Magic Castle in Hollywood, considered the world’s most famous club for magicians and magic enthusiasts.
Publ.Date : Fri, 12 Mar 2010 07:25:00 GMT

'Magic is the trick' for student-run online business - People's Daily Online
Ask Zan Linbo how he made 10,000 yuan last month and he'll say, "with magic." As the proprietor of four online magic shops, the electronics senior at Sichuan University has been turning some profitable retail tricks, riding the recent wave of interest in the art of illusion....
Publ.Date : Mon, 15 Mar 2010 01:36:00 GMT

Magician from Thornbury is accepted into Magic Circle (Gazette)
Barry Smith, 55, has now joined the likes of Paul Daniels and David Copperfield, in being accepted as a member of the premier magical society.
Publ.Date : Sun, 14 Mar 2010 09:17:02 GMT

Exchange Club holds 23rd comedy, magic show - Chambersburg Public Opinion
Russ Smith, a longtime amateur magician in Chambersburg, travels each year to magician conventions across several continents, locating headliners for the annual magic shows. He recently attended the world championships of magic in Beijing, China, and another in England.
Publ.Date : Sun, 14 Mar 2010 17:38:05 GMT+00:00

 

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