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-MagicTimes News Archives Week of January 31-February 6, 2011-
Bob Elliott MemorialOn January 13 in Long Island, New York a Bob Elliott Memorial took place. Pictured are the officers of the magic clubs that Bob was associated with. All participated in the traditional Broken Wand Ceremony. Close to 300 of his friends attended and reminisced about one of the most influential magicians in the Tri-State area. (1/31/11: A MagicTimes photo).

American Wizardry - Wall Street Journal
One of the great vanishing acts in the history of magic is Howard Thurston, who in the early decades of the 20th century performed the world's largest magic show--40 tons of equipment and costumes, for appearances around the globe--but today is little known outside the magic community....
Publ.Date : 2011-01-28 T00:00:00Z

Deceptionist teaches kids the science of magic - KYTX
A world-renown magician Richard Hatch is in Tyler at the Discovery Science Place to show children how to use the science of the mind to perform illusions. Magic is making things appear out of thin air and others disappear. Tyler student Nate Swartz got a chance to be part of the magic during a preview show Friday afternoon. ...
Publ.Date : 2011-01-28 T00:00:00Z

Magician denies memorabilia sale means it's over - Henley Standard
PAUL DANIELS has hit back at criticism that his career has lost its magic. The 72-year-old Wargrave magician says that he is working harder than ever. This summer he starts a tour of countries including New Zealand, Hawaii and Fiji with show dates in Los Angeles and Las Vegas. Daniels told the Standard: “Does that sound like I am retiring or that my career has lost its magic? I don’t think so.” Speculation that he might be considering bowing out of showbusiness came after wide publicity for the sale of the magic memorabilia that he has collected over the years....
Publ.Date : 2011-01-31 T00:00:00Z

Criss is an "Angel" at Luxor - GamingToday
First, I went over to the Luxor to experience Criss Angel’s "Believe." Yes!!!! I am a believer! What I experienced was an artist who knows his brand – he has an audience that watches Mind Freak. Angel is the "Mick Jagger of Magicians." What Criss brings to the table is a show within a show within a show. The illusions are grand – he communicates, connects and mesmerizes his fans....
Publ.Date : 2011-02-01T12:46:09Z

Magicians Penn and Teller to perform free show at UF - University of Florida
Magicians Penn and Teller will be performing at the University of Florida on Feb. 9 in the Phillips Center For Performing Arts, courtesy of ACCENT Speaker’s Bureau and Student Government....
Publ.Date : Tue, 01 Feb 2011 13:31:13 GMT+00:00

Plow's baby magic for Blaine
Magician David Blaine and his pregnant fiancée, Alizee Guinochet, had to hitch a ride to the hospital on a snow plow after she went into labor and Blaine couldn't make a cab appear during the blizzard....
Publ.Date : Tue, 01 Feb 2011 21:17:32 -0800

David Blaine's fiance gives birth, had to hail snow plow - AZCentral.com
David Blaine's fiancee had to be rushed to hospital in a snow plow so she could give birth to their first child. According to the New York Post newspaper, Alizee Guinochet went into labor in New York last Wednesday and the illusionist tried to hail a taxi but failed to do so because the city had been crippled by an extremely heavy snowstorm....
Publ.Date : 2011-02-02T15:29:36Z

Magician to appear at Casey Middle School
The Parents Making a Positive Change Committee of Mt. Vernon City Schools District 80 is bringing Walter King, Jr., a Chicago-based magician, to Casey Middle School, said Diane Meeks, the group’s president.
Publ.Date : Mon, 31 Jan 2011 12:13:49 -0800

Vegas magicians to perform act at UF - The Independent Florida Alligator
Las Vegas magicians Penn and Teller have been making people laugh, cringe and gasp by sawing people in half, cracking jokes and exposing fraud for 30 years. On Wednesday, the comedic tricksters will perform at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m. The show will be free and open to the public.
Publ.Date : Fri, 04 Feb 2011 04:32:24 GMT+00:00

Magician James Randi, skeptics launch attack on makers of homeopathic 'drugs' - Los Angeles Times
In an online video, Randi consumed an overdose of homeopathic sleeping pills to demonstrate that they have no effect, and skeptics elsewhere consumed large overdoses of other homeopathic drugs in similar demonstrations. Randi also offered $1 million of his own money to any manufacturer of a homeopathic product who could prove that the product actually worked as claimed, and challenged major retailers like CVS, Rite-Aid and Walgreens to remove the products from their shelves....
Publ.Date : 2011-02-05T19:00:48Z

Magician to perform Sunday
Justin Green, a Lapeer East grad, has been performing magic since he was 15 years old. He became interested in magic tricks after watching famous magicians on television like David Copperfield, David Blaine and Chris Angel. After a month of practicing a few tricks, Green performed tableto table at Castaways restaurant in Elba Township.
Publ.Date : Wed, 26 Jan 2011 21:16:17 -0800

 

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