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-MagicTimes News Archives Week of December 26, 2011-January 1, 2012-

The power of magic - The Post and Courier
The trick is, as always, on us. That's the way Trent Rivas wants it, the way all magicians do: a sleight of hand, an illusion, the belief that what you see can't be possible. About six years ago, Rivas began pulling off a trick that continues to amaze. He discovered magic, and it transformed him. It unlocked a part of his brain -- a brain badly damaged at birth -- and brought to life emotions and dexterity his awe-struck parents thought they'd never see....
Publ.Date : 2011-12-26T04:44:06Z

Magician declines Kim funeral invite - Japan Times
Tenko Hikita, a magician known for her association with deceased North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, has declined the country's invitation to attend his funeral Wednesday, her management agency said....
Publ.Date : 2011-12-27T23:48:14Z

House Theatre of Chicago Hosts NYE Performance Of The Magic Parlour‎ -Broadway World
Join The House Theatre of Chicago and award-winning Chicago magician Dennis Watkins in a private suite at the historic Palmer House Hilton for an elegant evening of mind-boggling magic and mentalism. Guests will convene at the hotel's Potter's Lounge at 10:15 before being escorted to a private suite for a 90-minute performance, concluding at midnight with a champagne toast...
Publ.Date : 2011-12-27T 00:00:00Z

Like magic, one show opens and one moves‎ - Las Vegas Review-Journal
Anyone fearful that Las Vegas will suffer for magic shows in the new year can relax. There is a new one at the Gold Coast and an upgrade in store for illusionist Jan Rouven....
Publ.Date : 2011-12-29T 00:00:00Z

Turning New Year's Eve into a magical experience‎ - Whistler Question
Working as a comedian isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Likewise, being a magician can be tricky work. But for comedy-magician Clinton Gray, the marriage of the two is the perfect balance. Starting out as a stand-up comedian, Gray found himself actually opening for a surprising amount of magicians during his early days....
Publ.Date : 2011-12-29T 00:00:00Z

India's Last Magician Slum Will Soon Disappear - The Epoch Times
India’s last magician slum in the Kathputli Colony, outside West Delhi, is a final visage of an age of wonder and magic. Yet soon it will all be gone. The land was sold to developers, and the colony will be bulldozed for a mall. Its colorful occupants will be moved to low-income high-rises....
Publ.Date : 2011-12-30T01:04:36Z

Magician Laurence Abel has plenty of tricks
Multi-faceted Shropshire student Laurence Abel is hoping for a career as a magician, or a comedian, or a journalist... he’s not sure which. He combines his three passions here, as he describes the terror of stand-up comedy and magic.
Publ.Date : Fri, 30 Dec 2011 09:14:17 -0800

Margaret 'Margo' Hess‎ -Lake Placid News
Margo Hess, who played the character of Mother Goose for over 30 years at Santa's Workshop, North Pole, NY passed away on Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at the age of 97. Born on February 23, 1914, Margo had a wonderful life as a professional singer and pianist, as a magician's assistant for her husband Larry Hess, and as a puppeteer, ventriloquist and entertainer....
Publ.Date : Fri, 30 Dec 2011 00:00:00 -0800

Magician Celebrates Sold-Out Year With New Years Eve Shows
Magician Ivan Amodei has been packing them in at The Beverly Wilshire. So, to mark his one-year anniversary of sold-out shows, L.A.'s No. 1 magician is offering special New Year's Eve show at 6, 8 and 10 p.m. in the hotel’s historic Le Grand Tianon Theater.
Publ.Date : Fri, 30 Dec 2011 10:54:48 -0800

Magician takes tricks to Carnegie Hall - Crain's New York Business
For 11 years, magician Steve Cohen has been entertaining VIPs such as Warren Buffett, Renée Zellweger and the crown prince of Saudi Arabia at private parties and exclusive shows at the Waldorf Astoria. Now, the self-titled “Millionaires' Magician” is taking his tricks to a bigger stage. On Jan. 12, Mr. Cohen will debut Theater of Wonder at Carnegie Hall's 270-seat Weill Recital Hall. It is one of the few times that a magician has appeared on any of the venerable venue's stages....
Publ.Date : 2012-01-01T14:52:36Z

 

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