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-MagicTimes News Archives Week of November 29-December 5, 2010-

Jonathan Ross to host ITV Penn and Teller show - Stage
Jonathan Ross is to host a new ITV magic show featuring Penn and Teller, which will offer one aspiring magician the chance to perform in Las Vegas. Penn and Teller - Fool Us will see aspiring magicians perform tricks in front of the pair, with the act who manages to fool the professionals winning a trip to Las Vegas to perform in Penn and Teller’s show at the Rio Hotel and Casino.
Publ.Date : Mon, 29 Nov 2010 17:19:48 GMT+00:00

What David Copperfield can teach about sales - Globe and Mail
If you want to boost your sales, you might want to study David Copperfield, Lance Burton, and Penn and Teller. Marketing consultant Richard Dooley, on the Neuromarketing blog, notes that magicians can fool us even when we are trying to pay attention. He says we can learn six lessons from magicians about how to exploit the mental processes of customers not to trick them, but to better engage them...
Publ.Date : Mon, 29 Nov 2010 11:50:51 GMT+00:00

Magician Aaron Radatz Announces Opening of New Family-Friendly Magic Show in Las Vegas - Investors Business Daily
Las Vegas families and tourists have a new venue for creative entertainment with the opening of a new show just off the world-famous Strip. Accomplished magician and entertainer Aaron Radatz will begin afternoon performances of his new illusion and magic show on Nov. 26 at Clarion Hotel Las Vegas...
Publ.Date : 2010-11-29T22:37:27Z

The Magical Perceptions of the Mind - Highlander Newspaper
A blur of cards moving quickly from one hand to the next, all eyes fixed on the magician using rapid movements, and suddenly the audience is left surprised and astounded from the trick. Or a wooden doll perching on the hand of a man whose mouth is shut, the entire crowd feeling as though the voice is emanating from the lifeless doll, despite knowing otherwise.
Publ.Date : Tue, 30 Nov 2010 22:45:10 GMT+00:00

Magician Dynamo backstage with the tinie tempah
Watch street magician Dynamo boggle Tinie Tempah backstage at Manchester Academy with some eye-popping street magic.
Publ.Date : Tue, 30 Nov 2010 09:31:16 -0800

Magician Shot In Head In Waldo -
KMBC's Peggy Breit reported that the victim is a magician who entertained customers once a week at Waldo Pizza. "Eric the Magician" is known for throwing playing cards and making them stick to the ceiling....
Publ.Date : 2010-12-02T00:43:56Z

'Mickey's Magic Show' stops at Reading Eagle Theater on Saturday
And while it might be "Mickey's Magic Show," nearly all the characters - including world-class magician and host Brad Ross - perform amazing feats of magic
Publ.Date : Wed, 01 Dec 2010 21:14:29 -0800

Criss Angel to appear on TV's 'Engagement' - Investors Business Daily
Illusionist Criss Angel has signed up to guest star on the U.S. sitcom "Rules of Engagement," CBS said Thursday. He is to play himself and perform an illusion on the episode scheduled to air Jan. 17, the network said....
Publ.Date : 2010-12-03T02:58:45Z

Criss Angel lends his name to a magic kit, but who's teaching the tricks? - Las Vegas Weekly
Move aside, Mysto. Fall in line, Fantasma. There’s a new mass-marketed magic set in town. You’ve seen it on TV and at Walgreens. It’s the Criss Angel Mindfreak Platinum Magic Kit, and it sells for $30....
Publ.Date : 2010-12-01T23:03:43Z

Magician Celebrates 200 Performances With the Gwinnett Ballet Theatre - Gwinnett Gazette
Gwinnett Ballet Theatre's production of the Nutcracker will highlight a very special performance on December 11 at 7:30 p.m. This performance will mark the 200thconsecutive show that magician and Gwinnett businessman Bill Kress has cast a spell over audiences with his sleight of hand and fabulous illusions.
Publ.Date : Thu, 02 Dec 2010 16:17:15 GMT+00:00

Performers reach out to Iraq kids
Magician Noboru Sakano will perform magic and manga illustrator Shinichi Takamiya will draw faces of children and people in Iraq....
Publ.Date : Wed, 01 Dec 2010 13:08:41 -0800

Renowned magician set to perform - Digital Collegian
Objects may levitate and things may disappear when illusionist and magician Mike Super performs tonight at Penn State. Super, the winner of NBC’s hit show “Phenomenon”, will perform at 10 p.m. in the Paul Robeson Cultural Center’s Heritage Hall....
Publ.Date : 2010-12-03T10:01:05Z

10-yr-old magician leaves audience spellbound - Times of India
A 10-year-old magician left the audience spellbound with his magical tricks at the Kanpur Mahotsava on Moti Jheel ground. The magic show was organised for deaf and dumb children on the occasion of 'World Disability Day' on Friday evening....
Publ.Date : 2010-12-04T19:03:56Z

Magician to Scientists: Don't Assume Infallibility -
Shortly after he arrived behind the podium, James Randi, a bearded, bespectacled 82-year-old magician, let the audience know exactly who he is. "I actually use tricks, I am a little bit ashamed of it, but not much," Randi, who has performed under the stage name "The Amazing Randi," said. "We have learned that people very easily make assumptions if we lead them to do that."...
Publ.Date : 2010-12-05T14:45:03Z

Now You See It: Neuroscientists Reveal Magicians' Secrets -
"Scientists have only studied cognitive illusions for a few decades. Magicians have studied them for hundreds, if not thousands, of years," Martinez-Conde told the audience during a recent presentation here at the New York Academy of Sciences....
Publ.Date : Sun, 05 Dec 2010 15:11:07 GMT+00:00

Christmas on Round Hill brings fun for all ages - Greenwich Citizen
Magician Stephen Christopher called up the giggling toddler and his father to help him transform pieces of tissue paper into an elf's hat for Adam and a men's bathing suit for his dad -- an act that prompted laughter from a crowd of several dozen people.
Publ.Date : Sun, 05 Dec 2010 13:35:23 GMT+00:00


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