GooGoo Dolls singer announces fest date
A popular music event will have a
magical theme for 2010. The festival
will include more than 30 local bands,
djs, live art, and even magicians. "A
ton of magicians are coming here. We've
themed it the Magic Mayhem, is what they
called it," Robby explained.
Publ.Date : Sun, 13 Jun 2010 22:43:27
Presto change-o: Accountant turns
magician - Allentown Examiner
Neil Schloss can make filing a tax
return or starting a new business look
like magic to those who can’t handle
math. The accountant has always been a
whiz with numbers but had something else
up his sleeve. Clients and coworkers at
Castle Consulting in Hightstown can
attest to Schloss’ delight in tricks.
“It’s kind of ironic that he’s an
accountant and part-time magician,” said
financial adviser Bob Rooyakkers,
Publ.Date : Tue, 15 Jun 2010 13:48:15
Las Vegas Magician Will Roya Keeps Busy
Spreading the Art of Magic
Las Vegas magician Will Roya, who was
once a busy corporate magician and even
had his own show on the Las Vegas strip,
has adjusted his career to the sour
economy. Instead of trying to book
shows, he now focuses his energy on
classes geared towards children and
booking vendor booths at various events
to sell his products.
Publ.Date : Wed, 16 Jun 2010 10:36:51
Magician stuns audience, judges on
'America's Got Talent'
Thirty-six-year-old magician Michael
Grasso stuns the audience -- and the
judges. Rather than try and describe,
I'll let you see for self. Then see if
you explain how he did it....
Publ.Date : Wed, 16 Jun 2010 07:48:35
'America's Got Talent' recap: Funny
Jersey magic, dazzling subway singer and
many... - NJ.com
The best magician in the world? That’s
how a New Jersey “illusionist” named
Chipps Cooney described himself when he
auditioned for “America's Got Talent” in
New York City.
Publ.Date : Wed, 16 Jun 2010 16:07:00
Taiwan magician opens booking agency in
Taipei - Focus Taiwan News Channel
Chou Tai-hsiang, the first Asian winner
of the I.B.M World Champion of Magic in
its 73-year history, said that he
decided to venture into the magic
performance market in view of the
increasing popularity of magic shows. At
present, the agency employs 10 magicians
who will be assigned to perform at about
1,000 promotional events in the near
future, said Chou, who has reported a
personal income of NT$1 million per
Publ.Date : Wed, 16 Jun 2010 14:56:13
Edinburgh Int'l Film Fest kicks off -
Edinburgh International Film Festival
opened with an affectionate reception to
Sylvain Chomet's "The Illusionist." The
toon, a melancholic love song for the
city, preemed at the Festival Theatre,
Scotland's largest performance hall and
kick started another year of the fest.
Toon, which is set in the 1950's and
based on an unmade script by Jacques
Tati, sees an ageing Parisian magician
travel to a Scottish island in an
attempt to further his career...
Publ.Date : Thu, 17 Jun 2010 05:07:00
Strange magic - Las Vegas Weekly (blog)
Steve Wyrick and I have a lot in common.
Both of our dads wanted us to practice
law, but both of us wanted to practice
magic. We both watched David Copperfield
on TV, and we both wanted to become the
next David Copperfield. The difference
between us is this: Early on, I realized
I wasn’t Copperfield-caliber material;
Wyrick never did...
Publ.Date : Thu, 17 Jun 2010 21:20:53
International Magicians Gather in
Atlanta Georgia - PR.com (press release)
July will be a very magical month in
Atlanta this year. Five hundred
magicians from across the country and
around the world will gather at the
downtown Atlanta Hilton beginning June
30 through July 3 for four full days of
gala stage magic shows, lectures and
workshops presented by more than one
dozen high-profile magicians, and magic
dealers from around the world
demonstrating and selling their latest
and greatest mysteries....
Publ.Date : Thu, 17 Jun 2010 07:01:30
Ladue grad makes cupcake magic on TV -
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Justin Willman knows how to make a
cupcake disappear. The St. Louis native,
who's been a professional magician since
he was 13, doesn't get to sample the
entries as host of the Food Network's
new competition series "Cupcake Wars" —
at least, not officially....
Publ.Date : Fri, 18 Jun 2010 06:10:00
DeGeneres makes variety TV her cause -
They're among the performers in
DeGeneres' fourth variety special for
TBS, "Ellen's Somewhat Special Special,"
which was taped Wednesday at the Chicago
Theatre. It will air later this month.
The show features Lady Antebellum,
Australian magician James Galea...
Publ.Date : Fri, 18 Jun 2010 04:30:00
A little hocus pocus - Cleveland
Magician John O’Bryant, who performs at
Sea World in San Antonio, performs a
trick Monday at the Waller County
Library in Hempstead...
Publ.Date : Fri, 18 Jun 2010 05:27:00
Magician to appear in Whittier
Magician and illusionist John Gabriel,
who has performed in such venues as
Caesar’s Palace and the Stardust in Las
Vegas, will play a more intimate version
of his show at the Blue Moon Theatre in
Whittier on June 12-13.
Publ.Date : Thu, 17 Jun 2010 16:12:57
Magician's Apprentice Camp Teaches Kids
Magic - The State Journal
BOPARC's Magician's Apprentice Camp came
to a close Friday. A dozen 3rd through
8th grade students got to try their hand
at magic for a week in Morgantown.
Professional magician and performer Josh
Knotts taught students some of his
tricks of the trade....
Publ.Date : Fri, 18 Jun 2010 21:41:00
Houdini's Flight - Sydney Morning Herald
A century ago, in March 1910, at Diggers
Rest in Victoria, the illusionist and
escapologist Harry Houdini was perhaps
the first person to fly a plane in
Australia. This diversion from his
national tour is of central importance
to the homage to the exploits and
legends of Houdini that is offered by
characters in Angelo Loukakis's latest
novel, Houdini's Flight. Its moral comes
as a subtitle: "Sometimes you need to
disappear to find yourself."
Publ.Date : Fri, 18 Jun 2010 13:10:48
Need To Add Some Zip To Your Reception?
Get A London Wedding Magician! - TV.com
Wedding Magicians, who are also referred
to as close-up magicians, entertain
guests by doing various sleight of hand
tricks that can keep guests baffled but
thoroughly engaged and entertained. They
will usually move around from table to
table at the reception ensuring that
everyone has a chance to get a glimpse
of the action....
Publ.Date : Sat, 19 Jun 2010 21:04:00
The ten most important books that noone
reads on the occult, magick and
witchcraft - Examiner
Having noticed the large amount of
people that are interested in the
Occult, Magick, and Witchcraft on the
Hub Pages. There is a lot of good basic
information being given...
Publ.Date : Mon, 21 Jun 2010 04:41:00
Young Needham magicians in training:
local kids join Society of Young
Magicians - Abington Mariner
Magic might take a little sleight of
hand and abracadabra, but passion also
goes a long way — and passion is
something three Needham teens display in
abundance whenever they perform,
including at the recent Magic & More
show at the Newman School....
Publ.Date : Sun, 20 Jun 2010 23:33:00
Headliners find Twitter an easy place to
share their brand, views - Las Vegas
Criss Angel’s Twitter account (twitter.com/crissangel)
shows more willingness than any other
Vegas celeb to mingle with fans.
Although its followers are besieged with
exhortations to patronize Angel projects
such as “Mindfreak’s” sixth season — “my
best season ever,” Angel tweeted on June
Publ.Date : Mon, 21 Jun 2010 02:18:00
Magician defies the eye in India
Indian magician Anand Akash has
performed a death-defying stunt, named
the Great Blast Escape, Reuters reports.
He was first tied up with iron chains
before entering a wooden box, which was
subsequently rammed by a truck at high
speed. Before the box explodes, the
magician amazingly emerges unharmed.
Publ.Date : Sun, 20 Jun 2010 12:16:19
How do I wriggle out of this? - Irish
ON SOME level, probably every one of us
wants to believe in magic. We want to
con ourselves into thinking there is a
third dimension – a mysterious plane
that can’t be explained or googled.
Perhaps we’re trying to regain the
wonderment of childhood, or for the more
religiously inclined, there may be some
connection between the spiritual and the
Publ.Date : Mon, 21 Jun 2010 00:01:35