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-MagicTimes News Archives Week of September 12-18, 2011-
Steve MarshallSteve Marshall lecturing for the SAM Parent Assembly in New York City on September 16. This was the tenth stop on his 18 city lecture tour that is being filmed for a documentary. (9/17/11: A MagicTimes photo).

Magician brings humor to campus - North Idaho College Sentinel
Derek Hughes has regular gigs in California at The Magic Castle and The Comedy and Magic Club. He said he strays back to his roots often, faithfully manifesting his illusions at the ACME Comedy Club in his home state of Minnesota. He has performed live at the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Colorado, and was awarded first place in stage magic in 1997 by the International Brotherhood of Magicians....
Publ.Date : Mon, 12 Sep 2011 07:28:45 GMT+00:00

Massapequa's Young Magicians -
A Magic Workshop held at Bar Harbour Library recently showed children more than just a couple of tricks. “It encourages confidence,” magician Jim McClenahan, who ran the program, said, “It’s where [the children] can get in front of a stranger or aunt or uncle and show them something, almost like public speaking. It’s self esteem.”...
Publ.Date : Mon, 12 Sep 2011 20:55:34 GMT+00:00

Criss Angel Mindfreak Possible New Season 7 Prompts Confusion - LALATE news
A new season 7 of Criss Angel Mindfreak was not included in the A&E news statement about its fall lineup. Criss Angel Mindfreak last dominated news over the summer when unconfirmed reports claimed the new season was debuting August 3, 2011. Those reports were later verified as false....
Publ.Date : 2011-09-11T23:53:27Z

David Copperfield Crowned First-Ever 'King of Magic' - YAHOO!
David Copperfield was named "Magician of the Century" and dubbed the first-ever "King of Magic" by the Society of American Magicians on Wednesday....
Publ.Date : 2011-09-14T20:15:08Z

PATRICK'S PEOPLE: Teen magician Jay Temaat performs at ALS benefit
“My sister Cassy called last year and asked if I’d do a magic show for ALS, and I said yes,” said Jay Temaat, teen magician. He said yes again this year, and presented a show Tuesday in the Crimson and Gold Ballroom, Overman Student Center, Pittsburg State University.
Publ.Date : Wed, 14 Sep 2011 06:15:06 -0700

Inside magician's lair
Illusionist David Copperfield allowed a select group a rare glimpse of his antique-filled penthouse at a party to toast his being crowned “Magician of the Century.” Copperfield gave guests, including Roberto Cavalli and Michael Stipe, tours of his East 57th Street pad, which boasts a floor devoted to rare, restored turn-of-the-century vintage arcade machines,..
Publ.Date : Thu, 15 Sep 2011 23:06:33 -0700

David Copperfield dashes to NYC to host party, receives two awards
Illusionist David Copperfield made a 24-hour round trip to New York on his day off from his 15 weekly shows at MGM Grand’s Hollywood Theater to host a party in his four-floor Manhattan apartment. It was to celebrate the new issue of Fantastic Man, which features a profile of him. The VIP guests, among them Naomi Campbell and Robert Cavalli, received an exclusive look at David’s huge collection of magic memorabilia that’s showcased on the first two floors.
Publ.Date : Thu, 15 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0700

Touring David Copperfield’s Personal Museum of Antique Curiosities With Roberto Cavalli and Owen Wilson
To enter David Copperfield's lair is to have a Willy Wonka experience, The Cut learned at last night's party celebrating the magician's September Fantastic Man spread, his 55th birthday, and his new "King of Magic" title, bestowed by the Society of American Magicians.
Publ.Date : Thu, 15 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0700

A Perfect Night for Parties on the Terrace
The second took place at David Copperfield's nearby 50something-floor penthouse on 57th Street in celebration of several things: first, his 55th birthday; second, his 14-page spread in a semi-annual Dutch magazine Fantastic Man; and thirdly, his being bestowed the honorific title the "King of Magic" and the "Magician of the Century" award by the Society of American Magicians.
Publ.Date : Fri, 16 Sep 2011 00:00:00 -0700

Pulling back the curtain: MIT anthropologist peers into the mysterious world of professional magicians - PhysOrg
“The Internet and DVDs allow the sphere of circulation to be wider,” Jones says. “Secrets are no longer always moored in personal relationships.” Still, even if more tricks appear online, new ones will always be in the pipeline. “Certainly some magicians have a crisis mentality,” Jones says. “But there are other people who might not be doing magic if it weren’t for the Internet, and for them it’s a boon. It will take time to figure out. A hundred years ago, magicians were having the same conversations about the publication of mass-market magic books. As bad as it seemed to them at the time, it didn’t wreck the practice of magic.”...
Publ.Date : 2011-09-16T10:32:57Z

Magician Chris Ruggiero and musician Allen Carrescia discuss 'Stellar Mystique' showcase in Easton -
Musician Allen Carrescia and magician Chris Ruggiero are teaming up for an evening they hope will not only entertain and enthrall, but will get Lehigh Valley residents out of their comfort zone....
Publ.Date : 2011-09-16T08:09:47Z


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