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John Pizzi performing at the annual Stanley M. Levine Memorial Foundation fundraiserJohn Pizzi performing at the annual Stanley M. Levine Memorial Foundation fundraiser in Paterson, New Jersey on March 18, 2013. Coincidentally Mr. Levine was one of the founding members of I.B.M. Ring #113. (3/19/13: A MagicTimes photo).

Why Are There So Few Female Magicians? - The Atlantic
This past week, I talked to performers, producers, lecturers, and teachers in the magic industry about the state of the female magician today--and it turns out that although more and more talented women break into the business all the time, female magician really are rare overall...
Publ.Date : 18 Mar 2013 17:12:28 GMT

Magician thinking inside the box
Derek McKee, Heritage High School senior and magician, will be spending the week in a box. McKee is on the board of the Little Red Wagon Foundation, which works to help homeless kids. His concept is to represent them by living in a Plexiglas box on the 16th Street Mall for a week, performing magic much of the time.
Publ.Date : Tue, 19 Mar 2013 17:12:28 GMT

Award-winning Iranian magician launches "Magical Moudini" series
That is magician Mahdi Moudini for you. His hands move fast and “dance” as they perform amazing tricks with coins, tissues, flowers, strings and ropes. No wonder, Mahdi’s hands, which are his asset, are insured for a hefty sum. Some of these magic tricks and illusions will form part of the street magic for the coming 13-episode TV series titled Magical Moudini, which is a joint production by Mahdi Enter-tainment Sdn Bhd and 108 Media Holdings Sdn Bhd.
Publ.Date : Wed, 20 Mar 2013 23:21:09 GMT

Handyman magician will perform during family magic show - The Herald-Mail
Magician Eric Buss blends a bit of comedy and handyman skills into his magic show. He performs Saturday, March 23, during the Safe Place/Antietam Exchange Club Comedy and Magic Show...
Publ.Date : Wed, 20 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT

The Great Magician - JustPressPlay
In the 1920s, the Qing Dynasty was overthrown in favor a Chinese Republic. With the nation divided into fiefdoms ruled by fighting warlords, chaos seems to rein the nation. The Great Magician focuses on warlord Bully Lei (Lau Ching-wan) whose lieutenant "dog" magician (Wu Gang) uses magic to manipulate convicts into joining Lei's army while also plotting behind Lei's back with the Japanese to bring back the Qing Dynasty...
Publ.Date : Wed, 20 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Magician shares his secret - The Province
For nearly four decades, the team of Penn and Teller have been delivering their smart and very funny brand of magic. From their off-Broadway beginnings, the dynamic duo has endured while others have, well, disappeared. They literally are the hardest-working act in showbiz, performing 47 weeks a year at their permanent home, the Rio hotel in Las Vegas, and filling the other open dates with run-out gigs such as the one they will deliver Friday night at the River Rock Casino Resort.
Publ.Date : 21 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Years of Magical Thinking Conjured Up the Works in This Library - Wall Street Journal
The library is a warren of rooms with towering bookshelves and velvet drapes. Labels mark sections on such topics as mentalism, ventriloquism, juggling, hypnosis, escapology, sleight-of-hand and cheating at gambling...
Publ.Date : 21 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Mario Barth opening tattoo parlor at The Mirage, shuttering King Ink - Las Vegas Sun
Barth’s other tattoo-centric property at The Mirage, his King Ink bar-lounge-tattoo parlor across from 1 OAK, will close upon Starlight's opening. Local magician Paul Vigil, who has held a residency at King Ink since it opened in 2010, performed his final show there March 13. "All I knew were that things were up in the air. Not knowing where I'd land, I decided to just pull out while I still had the ball in my court," Vigil says of the circumstances. "Perhaps The Mirage will wish to hire me themselves? I don't know. I've done my part."
Publ.Date : 21 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Math + magic = 'mathe- magician'?
"Mathe-magician" Mark Setteducati takes mirrors and puzzle pieces to create optical illusions and, ultimately, his own inventions. Setteducati is the latest profile from the PBS Digital Studios series, “Inventors.”
Publ.Date : Fri, 22 Mar 2013 16:59:41 GMT

Magician Rod predicts headline in Times over next month
Rodd Hogg is banking his reputation on predicting a headline which will appear in The Coleraine Times over the next month. Rodd hand delivered a white envelope - mysteriously marked with the single word PREDICTION - to Times Editor David Rankin at our Stone Row newsroom this week. Rodd boldly proclaimed: "Inside is a prediction of a headline that will be in your paper four weeks from today." Rodd (33) instructed us to lock the envelope away and not let anyone see it.
Publ.Date : Fri, 22 Mar 2013 08:31:29 GMT

 

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