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-MagicTimes News Archives Week of November 8-14, 2010-

Charles Reynolds, A 'Magician's Magician' - NPR
NPR's Robert Siegel talks to magician Ricky Jay about the work of fellow magician Charles Reynolds. Reynolds died late last week at age 78. Jay says Reynolds brought sophistication to the world of magic -- and dispelled the image of magic nerds practicing alone in their basements.
Publ.Date : Mon, 08 Nov 2010 21:29:10 GMT+00:00

Broadway Magic Man Reynolds Passes Away - Broadway World
Charles Reynolds, who acted as magic consultant for the Broadway productions of Into the Woods and Merlin, has passed away at the age of 78.
Publ.Date : Mon, 08 Nov 2010 00:00:00 GMT+00:00

Magic consultant Reynolds dies - Variety
Charles Reynolds, who once made a horse and rider disappear onstage in Broadway production "Merlin," died Nov. 4 in Manhattan. He was 78. Reynolds was a magic consultant for stage and TV who worked on the 1983 tuner as well as 1980's Main Stem production "Blackstone!" in which Harry Blackstone Jr... sawed his wife in two.
Publ.Date : Mon, 08 Nov 2010 00:00:00 GMT+00:00

Magician Charles Reynolds Dies at 78 -
Charles Reynolds, who served as magic consultant on numerous Broadway shows, died from complications due to liver cancer at his home in Manhattan on Thursday, November 4, according to The New York Times. He was 78....
Publ.Date : Mon, 08 Nov 2010 00:00:00 GMT+00:00

Actor, Comedian, and Magician Mike Hammer to Perform at LVC - Lebanon Valley College
Host of his own variety show at the Four Queens casino, Vegas Live!, Hammer was banned from Harrah's Casino after showing security sleight-of-hand at the tables. His act includes E.S.P., pranks, "grandma's famous handcuff routine," and blade-swallowing. The show is loaded with audience participation....
Publ.Date : 2010-11-08T14:26:57Z

Local magician performs at Boo at the Zoo - Log Cabin Democrat
Local professional magician Kelvin Richardson performed as part of the entertainment this year at the Boo at the Zoo event in Little Rock. Richardson performed two of the shows in the amphitheater, as well as being a strolling magician that entertained patrons as they waited in line for the various aspects of the event....
Publ.Date : 2010-11-10T20:36:49Z

Magician's ball spitting was a hit -
The Amazing Magic Dave really is amazing! David Rosado’s first magic trick for the kids at Point Harbor Community Church on Halloween was to first spit orange ping-pong balls, then yards and yards and yards of ribbon out of his mouth....
Publ.Date : 2010-11-09T21:42:26Z

Carnival Splendor cruise wasn't magic, even for the magicians - Los Angeles Times
At least 100 of the passengers who boarded the Carnival Splendor for the Mexican Riviera believed they were embarking on a magical cruise experience -- literally. The passengers were part of David Sandy's Magic Cruise, an annual magic-themed cruise, complete with magic-themed events, shows, lectures and workshops. Instead, they've been stranded on a crippled cruise ship that no amount of magic could help.
Publ.Date : Thu, 11 Nov 2010 00:45:39 GMT+00:00

Albuquerque Woman Stranded On Cruise Ship
Stacey Suarez-Cole and her husband, Danny Cole, are stuck on the Carnival cruise ship Splendor, which has spent several days adrift in the Pacific Ocean. Carnival said that a fire in the engine compartment left the ship and the thousands of people on board powerless.
Publ.Date : Wed, 10 Nov 2010 19:41:25 -0800

Magician Sorcar to set up school in Tripura
Leading magician P.C. Sorcar (Jr) will establish a day boarding school in Tripura. Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar Tuesday laid the foundation of the school - P.C. Sorcar Foundation for Total Education.
Publ.Date : Tue, 09 Nov 2010 02:23:01 -0800

Midnight Sun: Magician Spencer Horsman on the straitjacket escape accident that sent him to the ER for five hours
Were you at Illusions: Magic Bar & Lounge Friday night? If you weren't, you missed a 20-pound beam come down on 24-year-old illusionist Spencer Horsman. Horsman told me what happened.
Publ.Date : Tue, 09 Nov 2010 12:28:56 -0800

Magician is centerpiece of Vaudeville Show at Bay City State Theatre -
Comedy magician Michael Finney is looking forward to his first performance in Bay City as part of The Vaudeville Show on Wednesday....
Publ.Date : 2010-11-11T18:05:18Z

Youtube Launches Magician's Career with a Free Trip to Vegas - Associated Content
YouTube and Broadway sensation, Miranda Sings, astounds her "haters" by winning Murphy's Magic Community's "What Magic Means to You" contest for a free trip for two to Las Vegas, NV to personally meet and see world-famous magician, Criss Angel, perform live....
Publ.Date : 2010-11-11T12:21:43Z

Magician Stephen Knight offers illusion, comedy and drama - Journal-News
The inner child will escape for a Knight of magic. At 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 19 the Fitton Center hosts magician Stephen Knight as a part of their family series in the Benninghofen Theater. The series is geared toward people of all ages, from preschoolers to adults....
Publ.Date : 2010-11-11T22:30:10Z

Sussex magician stranded on ship - Delaware Wave
A small fire in the engine compartment caused the electrical loss just one day after the ship launched. "I saw the smoke outside of our window and I said, 'This is serious,' " said Rich Bloch, owner of the Dickens Parlour Theatre and a magician for more than 60 years. "We didn't realize we'd be stranded in the middle of the ocean."...
Publ.Date : 2010-11-11T21:18:35Z

50 Magicians 'Disappear' On Carnival Cruise - Broadway World
Sunday, about 50 top magicians boarded the Carnival Splendor for a magical vacation in Mexico. Monday morning a fire in the engine room made their journey literally go up in smoke. Among the magicians from Hollywood's Magic Castle stranded at sea include Dale Hindman, Academy
of Magical Arts past president, Christopher Hart ("Thing" from the Addams Family), Rich Block, Chipper Lowell, Martin Lewis, Mark Kalin and Jinger, Shoot Agawa, Magic Magazine Editor Stan Allen and the VIP Events Director for the Magic Castle, Matt Patton.
Publ.Date : Thu, 11 Nov 2010 15:56:38 GMT+00:00

Someone You Should Know: Magician Bill Koch
CBS 2’s Harry Porterfield says Bill Koch is someone you should know. So you don’t believe in magic? Well, Koch can change your mind, just as magic has changed his life. He was just 10 years old when he became infected with the magic bug.
Publ.Date : Fri, 12 Nov 2010 15:42:40 -0800

Butterfly magician from Quezon City -- Allan de Paz aka Alakim
I readily jumped at the chance to see Alakim perform his magic tricks with nature’s delicate creatures the butterflies. Amazing how they seem to fly out of the magician’s empty hands or how a game card transforms into a couple of butterflies under the watchful eyes of the audience. More amazing was how a vase of green plants was transformed into yellow flowers and fluttering butterflies during the semi-finals of the Pilipinas Got Talent Season 1 held last May 8, 2010. Mesmerizing was how Judge Kris Aquino described this magical act. Host Luis Manzano said “You made us believers of magic once again.”
Publ.Date : Fri, 12 Nov 2010 22:51:48 -0800

Midland magician's web mission tracks down funnyman Michael McIntyre - Sunday Mercury
MAGICIAN Ben Hanlin has done it again. The 24-year-old entertainer from Solihull tracked down funnyman Michael McIntyre, and performed a trick for him, in just three days using social networking sites Facebook and Twitter. It is the second time Ben has managed the feat. Last week the Sunday Mercury revealed how he hunted down BBC radio presenter Fearne Cotton to show her his magic tricks....
Publ.Date : Sun, 14 Nov 2010 09:45:57 GMT+00:00


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