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Broadview Heights magician is a triple-threat entertainer - Cleveland Plain Dealer
"My dad had one good card trick," said Rick Smith, Jr. "I’ve been doing magic since I was seven years old. Ripley’s (Believe It or Not) gave me the start." His own favorite card trick is to turn a one-dollar bill into a hundred-dollar bill....
Publ.Date : 2010-09-20T13:30:32Z

BBC aiming to put the magic back into Saturday night TV - Independent
The BBC promised yesterday to "put magic back on Saturday nights for the first time in nearly two decades" with a show called The Magicians, featuring the wizard wheezes of "three of the magic world's most currently successful practitioners".
Publ.Date : Tue, 21 Sep 2010 23:02:57 GMT+00:00

BBC One commissions first primetime magic show since Paul Daniels -Stage
The Magicians will be the first magic show the BBC has had on its mainstream channel since The Paul Daniels Show ended in 1994 and will run over five weeks. Each week, three magicians, who have yet to be named, will perform with a different celebrity partner in front of a live studio audience....
Publ.Date : Tue, 21 Sep 2010 00:00:00 GMT+00:00

Nationally known magician to perform in Millville - Sussex Countian
Now you see it, now you don’t: slight of hand is all in a day’s work for Washington D.C. magician David Morey. Morey is bringing his one-of-a-kind show to the newly opened Dickens Parlour Theatre in Millville this weekend. Card tricks? Check. Mind reading? No problem. The 55-seat Dickens Theatre offers every audience member an up-close look at some of the best magic in the country...
Publ.Date : 2010-09-21T11:34:49Z

Born to be a Magician
Penangite Kabir Khan is a 25-year-old magician whose interest in magic started at the age of six. And guess what? It was by coincidence! Kabir’s parents were the ones that set him on the road to magic.
Publ.Date : Wed, 22 Sep 2010 01:55:04 -0700

Glenn Kaino turns magic into art - Los Angeles Times
Glenn Kaino reaches into a black velvet pouch. He removes a silver coin and places it in his right hand, palm up and open. Without seeming to move so much as a finger, he somehow catapults the coin into the air and catches it with his left hand.
Publ.Date : Wed, 22 Sep 2010 23:04:41 GMT+00:00

Ta-dah! Illusionist David Blaine has magically expanded around the middle as he piles on weight
It's just been announced that his model fiancée Alizee Guinoche is pregnant with their first child - but it seems that illusionist David Blaine is the one eating for two. The modern day Houdini appears to have escaped from his previously thin frame and piled on the pounds instead.
Publ.Date : 2010-09-22T00:00:00Z

Las Vegas magician concludes long run at Monte Carlo - Dallas Morning News
After 14 years performing in his own showroom, magician Lance Burton has concluded his run at the Monte Carlo....
Publ.Date : 2010-09-23T23:42:35Z

NORM: Angel-Valentino incident denied - Las Vegas Review Journal
Magician Val Valentino made it up. In the opinion of a Las Vegas security executive who had a front-row seat, Valentino's recent claims about Luxor headliner Criss Angel are bogus....
Publ.Date : 2010-09-16T09:17:35Z

David Blaine Plans to Teach Baby Magic Tricks - US Magazine
David Blaine is getting ready for the most magical moment of his life: Fatherhood! ...Blaine -- who once stood incased in a block of ice in Times Square for nearly 64 hours -- told Us he plans teach his little boy or girl magic tricks.
Publ.Date : 2010-09-22T21:27:46Z

Steve Carell looks to make some big-screen magic - Los Angeles Times
Even without Carell, "Wonderstone" is already a priority at New Line. The script has had a few writers, but it recently got a new draft from John Francis Daley and Jonathan Goldstein, the scribes who also wrote the studio's "Horrible Bosses," next summer's buzzed-about comedy with Jason Bateman and Kevin Spacey (it's essentially "Office Space" with a murder)....
Publ.Date : 2010-09-23T00:00:00Z

Steve Carell to wave magical wand in New Line comedy - HollywoodNews
Thanks to Steve Carell, a project that has been in development for the last four years at New Line, “Burt Wonderstone,” will finally see the light of day. Per Variety, New Line bought the source material, which was a spec entitled “Burt Dickenson: The Most Powerful Magician on Planet Earth” in 2006.
Publ.Date : Fri, 24 Sep 2010 00:00:00 GMT+00:00

Steve Carell In Talks To Play A Magician In Burt Wonderstone - Cinema Blend
Variety reports that Carell is in negotiations to star in Burt Wonderstone, a comedy about magicians in Las Vegas. After a risky illusion (tricks are what a whore does for money) kills his partner, Burt Wonderstone, played by Carell, must reexamine his life and "rediscover his love of magic." The most recent draft of the script was written by John Francis Daley (best known for his acting role on Freaks and Geeks) and Jonathan Goldstein.
Publ.Date : Fri, 24 Sep 2010 23:44:46 GMT+00:00

 

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