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-MagicTimes News Archives Week of March 28-April 3, 2011-

He’s Got Magic to Do - The New York Times
Our Manhattan store, Fantasma Magic, is my playground and a place to share my collectibles with visitors. I sometimes perform magic in the store, and we have a Houdini museum there. Houdini has been a big influence in my career. I’m fascinated with him -- not as a showman, but as a marketer. We also have 20 concessions around the world, in stores like Toys “R” Us and F. A. O. Schwarz. I hire magicians to perform at these locations and to sell our products.
Publ.Date : Sat, 26 Mar 2011 00:00:00 GMT+00:00

Magicians heal with illusions - The Orion
"I believe the art of illusion has the potential to move an audience, intellectually and emotionally," Kevin Spencer said. "In the much same way that great music, inspiring dance, and powerful theatre does." Most people don't see magic as performance art because many magicians have done such a poor job with presentation, Spencer said. They fail to bring magic into modern times, embrace technology and give their audiences an experience. "When presented properly, the art of illusion belongs on the stage," he said. "No other place allows a performer to take his audience on a journey that pushes the boundaries of the imagination and impossibility."...
Publ.Date : Tue, 29 Mar 2011 04:48:38 GMT+00:00

Student magician performs shows across country - The Globe
As he tore the wrapping paper off of a huge box on Christmas morning, three-year-old Michael DePiro had no idea that what was inside would change his life. The gift was a magic kit, and at first he just pushed it to the side, having many other new toys to play with. But it did not take long before he was performing little shows for his aunt and uncle in the living room of his Altoona, Pa. home....
Publ.Date : Wed, 30 Mar 2011 01:28:19 GMT+00:00

Magicians and funnymen invade Mount Clemens for Magical Weekend - Macomb Daily
While the convention is meant for practicing magicians, and some 150 of the magic makers will infiltrate a number of restaurants in the downtown area on Friday and Saturday evenings, offering free tableside entertainment. Tips made by the magicians will be donated to charity....
Publ.Date : Wed, 30 Mar 2011 22:51:03 GMT+00:00

Acclaimed Chinese Magician Liu Chien Debuts at Wynn Las Vegas - Yahoo Finance
Award-winning Chinese magician Liu Chien brings his "Liu Chien Magic Show 2011 - Witness Of Miracles" to the Encore Theater on April 30 and May 1 at 7:30 p.m. The show features exciting audience interactions and breathtaking illusions...
Publ.Date : 2011-03-31T22:14:27Z

White House Easter Egg Hunt magician to perform at the Alley Theatre - South Coast Today
Bob Mello of Laughs on Us Entertainment and Lorna Brunelle of The Alley Theatre welcome families to an afternoon of magic with magician Mike Bent....
Publ.Date : 2011-03-31T18:03:55Z

Magician to appear in Cedarville - Xenia Daily Gazette
The atmosphere in the Cedarville Opera House will be filled with magic, mirth and music on Saturday, April 2, as magician David Williamson presents Operacadabra....
Publ.Date : 2011-03-30T05:26:19Z

Lake County magician loves to entertain
Ed Garcia still remembers the first time he performed a magic trick in front of an audience. Garcia was 12 years old at the time and had finally gotten comfortable enough with a trick he learned while watching David Copperfield to perform it in front of a few friends.
Publ.Date : Wed, 30 Mar 2011 15:06:27 -0700

Globe-trotting magician Joshua Jay debuts new show in Canton - Canton Repository
For his new one-man show, titled "Joshua Jay’s Unreal," the savvy and internationally recognized trickster has concocted a uniquely personal blend of magic and autobiography. "The show is subtitled ‘Where Life and Illusion Collide,’ and that’s what sets this show apart from others that are just trick, trick, trick," says Jay, a 2000 graduate of GlenOak High School....
Publ.Date : Fri, 01 Apr 2011 21:37:16 GMT+00:00

Magicians are in town ahead of convention - Scarborough Today
The Northern Magic Circle is expected to bring up to 200 delegates to the Spa convention over the weekend of April 16-17, as well as hundreds more family members eager to get a taste of Scarborough. Some of the performers are travelling from America, Australia and continental Europe....
Publ.Date : Sat, 02 Apr 2011 09:30:00 GMT+00:00

Doctors: There is no such thing as multitasking -
In a new study, researchers say the world's best magicians are so successful because they've discovered how to manipulate an audience's attention.
Publ.Date : Sat, 02 Apr 2011 05:34:18 GMT+00:00

Orville Redenbacher's Gourmet Popping Corn Introduces New Bag-to-Bowl Design - Yahoo Finance
The Pop Up Bowl television advertising campaign will begin airing in late April, 2011 and will feature Magician of the Century and the Youngest Magician inducted into the Magic Hall of Fame, Criss Angel. Angel is the creator, executive producer and director of “Criss Angel MINDFREAK” on A&E as well as writer/director, illusion designer and star of “Criss Angel BeLIEve” the Cirque Du Soleil show at the Luxor Hotel & Casino on the Las Vegas strip....
Publ.Date : 2011-04-03T07:37:35Z

Ian Manley, a member of the Watford Association of Magicians, quits City to ... - Watford Observer
A long-time member of the Watford Association of Magicians has left his City job to pursue his dream of becoming a magician....
Publ.Date : Sun, 03 Apr 2011 15:09:54 GMT+00:00

Magic man works to teach, entertain - Bonner County Daily Bee
At the tender age of 8, Star Alexander made a solemn announcement in the presence of his family. “When I grow up,” he told them, “I’m going to be a magician.”...
Publ.Date : Sun, 03 Apr 2011 17:07:07 GMT+00:00

Marvin made magic for Mubarak and Jacko
At 53, Berglas is London's leading close-up magician (as opposed, for example, to the large-scale crowd manipulation of Derren Brown), and has conjured up a multimillion-pound business. As well as world leaders he has performed tricks for everyone from Michael Jackson to Christine Bleakley and Sir Stuart Rose.
Publ.Date : 2011-03-31 T00:00:00Z


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