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-MagicTimes News Archives Week of December 6-12, 2010-
Bob ElliottBob Elliott (January 6, 1934-December 7, 2010)
Robert Charles Elliott also known as "Elliott The Great" died at the age of 76. Bob was a great close-up magician who loved to perform for anyone who was within a few feet of him. But he will be remembered as a very generous man who spent all of his life teaching and showing magic to young magicians and getting them inspired in the art. Countless magic careers were started by Bob and thousands of magicians have benefited from his friendship and hospitality. Condolences go to his wife Diane "Happy" Elliott and his children Jennifer and John. (12/7/10: A MagicTimes photo).

'Super' magician awes crowd with act, tricks - Digital Collegian
Skeptics and believers of magic alike filled HUB-Alumni Hall on Friday night for illusionist Mike Super’s show -- sponsored by the Student Programming Association’s LateNight....
Publ.Date : 2010-12-06T10:04:41Z

Puzzles to Stretch Your Mind - New York Times Blogs
Watch a video filled with magic and crosswords. David Kwong's performance draws on his talents as a magician and as a crossword puzzle creator....
Publ.Date : 2010-12-07T15:47:06Z
>>Direct link to David Kwong video.

For advertising man's latest trick, retirement brings magical revival
After a lifetime in advertising, Al Callus has returned to his childhood passion - magic. The 76-year-old, who splits his time between Boynton Beach and New Jersey, is spending his days as a retiree attending meetings with local magicians and performing magic tricks whenever he can.
Publ.Date : 2010-12-09T 00:00:00Z

German magician Simon Pierro uses junaio for his latest gig - Intomobile.com
As part of its Christmas promotion campaign, metaio has teamed-up with German Magician Simon Pierro to show users some augmented reality magic made possible with junaio. The video combines classic magical skills with real-time visualization technology....
Publ.Date : 2010-12-09T07:59:26Z

magician steve spins into the record books - Sheffield Telegraph
Steve Faulkner has broken a Guinness World Record for the largest number of spinning tops spun simultaneously. Steve, aged 37, managed to keep 22 steel spinning tops rotating, smashing the previous record of 16 that was set last year in Japan. Now based with his family in Sheffield, he works on the after-dinner circuit, at corporate events and private parties, on cruise ships and as a street entertainer. Last year he was named National Street Entertainer of the Year....
Publ.Date : Thu, 09 Dec 2010 11:16:44 GMT+00:00

Join Bristol magician Peter Clifford as he brings magic to the mysteries of ... - Bristol Evening Post
Join Bristol magician Peter Clifford as he brings magic to the mysteries of time and space and plays with the puzzles of perception. Once again, Peter will leave audiences spellbound this festive season as her returns to The Brewery Theatre with his all new solo show, I Can't Believe My Mind. Peter wowed audiences last year with his sell-out magic show, and this year it looks set to be even more spectacular....
Publ.Date : Thu, 09 Dec 2010 07:27:58 GMT+00:00

Magician and his tigers more impressive when sitting up close - Las Vegas Review Journal
I wasn't alone in this sentiment, judging by the empty row in the cozy theater where magician Dirk Arthur now parades his tigers in a cozy 99-seat theater at O'Sheas. ...More impressive than the box tricks is seeing Arthur fold a plastic sheet into a cone, then produce six real birds and a wing-flapping duck, all close enough for stray feathers to drift into the audience....
Publ.Date : 2010-12-10T10:28:34Z

Criss Angel continues to give, give and give during his birthday week - Las Vegas Sun
This has been some birthday week for illusionist Criss Angel, as he simultaneously marks his 1,000th Cirque du Soleil Believe show. He throws a double celebration tomorrow night at the Luxor home of Believe and afterward at the nearby nightclub LAX. But it’s been his extraordinary generosity to the community the past few days that proves the better to give than receive motto he lives by -- instead of him receiving birthday gifts, he’s been giving them away....
Publ.Date : 2010-12-10T22:38:43Z

Magician Vists Stony Brook - SBIndependent
Fight. Flight. Feed. Freeze. Fornicate. These are the words associated with magic, according to professional magician Mark Mitton. Mitton visited Stony Brook University yesterday as part of a collaboration between the Office of the Provost’s Lecture Series and the Philosophy department.
Publ.Date : Thu, 09 Dec 2010 23:03:21 GMT+00:00

Magician Dan Sperry from America's Got Talent Coming Back to Castle Rock - Associated Content
Dan Sperry from America's Got Talent is coming back to the Theatre of Dreams in Castle Rock. Joe Givan and Carol Massie, owners of Castle Rock's Theatre of Dreams and known worldwide as United States of America Magic" touring show. Sperry last performed at the Theatre of Dreams in July 2009....
Publ.Date : 2010-12-11T23:27:38Z

Educator was magic to legions of students - Denver Post
Earl Reum, a magician, motivational speaker and teacher who influenced thousands of students, died of cancer Sunday. He was 79....
Publ.Date : 2010-12-11T16:53:56Z

Penn and Teller Magicians Extroaordinaire - Seattlest
Last night was the first of three where the magical duo of Penn and Teller mystified an all ages audience. When they aren't on the road, their act goes on in Vegas most nights of the week to much larger venue than our humble Paramount Theater....
Publ.Date : Sat, 11 Dec 2010 22:37:45 GMT+00:00

The Magic Goes Away in World Premiere of Crandal's Bag - Seattlest
Crandal's Bag is about magic. Not the flashy legerdemain with which illusionists seduce their audiences, but dreadful magic that makes magicians into outcasts. And more than that, it is about the magic of the theater itself.
Publ.Date : Sat, 11 Dec 2010 23:29:56 GMT+00:00

 

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