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-MagicTimes News Archives Week of July 16-22, 2012-
Bob Delaney, Frania and Wayne Houchin, and Anthony FerrerPictured are Bob Delaney, Frania and Wayne Houchin, and Anthony Ferrer who starred in The Wonderfun Magic Show at the Rhino Theatre in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey on July 14-15. Not pictured is Scott Morley who produced, Emceed and closed the show.(7/19/12: A MagicTimes photo).

Reinhardt: Magician Ricky Boone needs community's help‎ - Asheville Citizen
Not long after moving here 25 years ago, I met local magician Ricky Boone, a Woodfin man in a wheelchair and with a crippling disability who carved out a life and income for himself with all things magic. His story is as unbelievable as some of his tricks, which earned him the Lifetime Achievement in Magic Award from the Southeastern Association of Magicians.
Publ.Date : 2012-07-13 T00:00:00Z

Magician's trick goes wrong as illusionist passes out from lack of oxygen - Irish Central
World-famous Irish Illusionist Keith Barry lost consciousness after one of his stage tricks went wrong on Friday night....
Publ.Date : 2012-07-15T12:54:41Z

'Chuck' Co-Creator Tapped to Write Walden's Houdini Project ...‎ - Hollywood Reporter
Chuck co-creator Chris Fedak has been tapped for writing duties on Walden’s untitled Harry Houdini project, which is serving as a directing vehicle for Mark Waters. The project has been in development since 2006, with Brett Merryman writing the initial screenplay. Josh Klausner also worked on it over the years....
Publ.Date : 2012-07-16 T00:00:00Z

Blind magician uses vocation to entertain, inspire‎ - The Salinas Californian
Magicians often don a blindfold at some point during their shows. For Brent Gifford, aka “The Great Blindini,” a blindfold would be redundant. Sightless since he was 11, Gifford has been amazing and entertaining folks with his comedy magic shows across the nation for more than 40 years.
Publ.Date : 2012-07-16 T00:00:00Z

Masters of Illusion‎ - Laughlin Entertainer
This rotating cast of magicians is the format of the brand and is designed to expose more and more people to more and more magicians. And for good reason. The show is produced by someone who loves magic for magic sake and has a history to prove it. Gay Blackstone is the wife of late legendary magician Harry Blackstone Jr. and served as her husband's assistant for years. When died in 1997, she decided the show must go on in his memory....
Publ.Date : 2012-07-17 T00:00:00Z

Magicians spellbind competition judges - AsiaOne
Magician Yu Ho-jin won first prize at the International Federation of Magic Societies World Championship of Magic held July 9-14 in Blackpool, England, beating out magic legend Marco Karvo from Finland. Yu is the first magician from Asia to win the top prize at the competition. The 21-year-old has won a number of local and international awards during his seven-year career....
Publ.Date : 2012-07-17T02:51:01Z

Magician Nathan Burton is popping up on TV around the world‎ - Las Vegas Weekly
We continue today with Flamingo headliner magician Nathan Burton, who has been globe-hopping for some interesting TV appearances....
Publ.Date : 2012-07-17 T00:00:00Z

Summer Reading Program: Magician brings bag of tricks‎ - jacksonprogress-argus
A magic show complete with rabbits, hats and magic wands kept a crowd of kids mesmerized during “Ken Scott’s Magical Dreams with Books Show” on Tuesday, July 10 at the Butts County Administration Building....
Publ.Date : 2012-07-17 T00:00:00Z

Friday the 13th nightmare for magician after he collapses and blacks out on stage during escape trick gone wrong - Daily Mail
Illusionist Keith Barry, 35, was performing a dangerous escape stunt at the Olympia Theatre, Dublin, after asking two audience members to tie him to a chair and cover his face with cling film. But his attempt to free himself before suffocating went wrong and the magician, from Waterford, was only able to get one hand free before collapsing to the stage floor and blacking out.
Publ.Date : 2012-07-18T21:40:50Z

Thousands of magicians descend on Vegas‎ - Las Vegas Weekly
The Society of American Magicians is the oldest magic club in the world. Houdini popularized the SAM 100 years back, and since then, the club has thrived. It currently boasts 6,000 members, many of whom are descending on Las Vegas this week for the SAM’s 2012 convention.
Publ.Date : 2012-07-18 T00:00:00Z

Justin Willman, Alternative Magician, Mixes the Dark Arts With Irony - Los Angeles Weekly
It's Tuesday night in the loftlike performance area semi-hidden behind Meltdown Comics' retail floor, and a crowd of more than 60 in neatly arranged chairs intently watches the show's youthful host, Justin Willman. He disappears behind a large black cloth, then asks an audience member to name a fruit. When a woman blurts out "banana," Willman instantly drops the cloth to reveal himself in a comically outsized banana costume...
Publ.Date : 2012-07-19T19:45:07Z

Magician correctly predicts Spec's front page‎ - Hamilton Spectator
Magician James Alan successfully and quite accurately predicted the contents of The Hamilton Spectator’s front page for Thursday, July 19, 2012. How did he do it? That’s for you to decide.
Publ.Date : 2012-07-19 T00:00:00Z

What does a magician do? Profile on Brad Schreiber‎ - Bedford Times Register
Magician and teacher Brad Schreiber, also known as "The Great Brad," said he had known since he was a child that the entertainment field was for him. "I started performing when I was a teenager," said Schreiber, a Lyndhurst resident. "When I was a kid, I got into theater. I was in the show 'The Wizard of Oz,' and I was the Wizard. The director knew I did magic, and he allowed me to do magic in the show."...
Publ.Date : 2012-07-19 T00:00:00Z

Urban magic video - Von Majik shows off his skills‎ - Digital Spy UK
Born Troy von Scheibner of German and Jamaican heritage, Von Majik was inspired by a David Blaine TV special and watched it over and over again until he learnt his tricks. He later joined the Magic Circle's youth initiative and went on to win the 'Young Close-Up Magician of the Year' gong at 15.
Publ.Date : 2012-07-19 T00:00:00Z

 

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