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-MagicTimes News Archives Week of April 15-21, 2013-

Ricky Jay: Behind the mysteries of a master magician - The Star-Ledger
The biggest disappearing act Ricky Jay ever pulled was himself. Yes, there are still some facts you can pull out of a hat. He was born in 1948 in Brooklyn, and is perhaps the world's best sleight-of-hand artist, particularly with cards. He has made movies, written books and played Broadway. A new documentary, "Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay," opening Friday in New York, celebrates his imagination and his influences...
Publ.Date : 14 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0700

'Now You See Me' Movie: 7 Things We Learned On Set - Moviefone
"Now You See Me," a heist movie with magicians standing in as the thieves, is set to hit theaters this May. Eisenberg had a personal reason for joining "Now You See Me" One of the reasons the actor decided to sign on was because of an experience he had growing up. "My mom was a birthday party clown, and so when she was sick, or when it was my birthday and she didn’t do the party, she bartered a party for this magician, this guy Bruce," Eisenberg said....
Publ.Date : 15 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0700

Arts: Magician Luis de Matos awarded the Golden Grolla Prize-Portuguese American Journal (blog)
Portuguese magician and illusionist, Luis de Matos, was awarded the Golden Grolla [Grolla d'Oro] prize. The honor was shared with Lu Chen e Dynamo (China) and Dynamo (United Kingdom). The awarding ceremonies were held in Saint-Vincent, Italy. Established in 1953, the Grolla d’Oro is one of the oldest and most prestigious arts awards distinguishing the best international artists in film, television, journalism, music and magic. ...
Publ.Date : 15 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0700

Nancy Whitehead is a local magician for all seasons - ReminderNews
It didn't take long for Nancy Whitehead - a.k.a. The Magic of Nancy - to turn her audience's attention to the tricks at hand during a recent outdoor show in Danielson. Temperatures hovered in the low 40s, but Whitehead’s sleight-of-hand and ease with the children piqued their curiosity...
Publ.Date : 15 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0700

“Centerfolds of Magic” Opens at The Plaza Hotel and Casino May 1-VegasNews
Get ready for a stunning ensemble of the sexiest female magicians in Las Vegas when “Centerfolds of Magic” opens in the Plaza Hotel and Casino’s showroom on May 1, 2013...
Publ.Date : 18 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0700

Magician pulls eco-friendly lessons out of his hat - Blackhillsfox
He's a man on a mission to bring his message of recycling to school kids around the world one magic trick at a time, and Thursday morning, 'eco-magician' Steve Trash visited Robbinsdale Elementary in Rapid City.
Publ.Date : 18 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0700

Local magician to challenge tradition at Veishea - Iowa State Daily
A local magician will be attending this year’s Veishea not as bystander, but as a performer. Nate Staniforth, Ames native and magician, will be performing in the Great Hall of the Memorial Union at 10 p.m. April 20 and at 1 a.m. April 21....
Publ.Date : 18 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0700

Warehouse 13 Returns With Joel Grey as Washed Up Magician -
I’m not sure how it relates to mysterious artifacts, but one episode will feature a magician whose act causes his volunteers to fly into the air and disappear, never to be seen again. Whenever you’re dealing with magician characters, you want someone who can embody that profession and can make you forget it’s just an act. One such person is Joel Grey... Also guest starring in the episode is Steve Valentine as Val Preston, the magician who has taken Monty’s place and is now looking to steal the levitation act...
Publ.Date : 18 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0700

A young magician takes his own life, local magicians react
Local magicians are mourning the death of 25-year-old conjurer Kevin Tejan. Tejan lived in Arizona and posted this message on Facebook and last week: “This will be my last post. I'm tired of never being able to make friends. I'm tired of not being to actually do something with a friend that I'll never have...
Publ.Date : Fri, 19 Apr 2013 16:02:29 -0700

Britain's Got Talent 2013: Magician Ryan Tricks gets Aleha Dixon ... - Telly Mix
Magician Ryan Tricks certainly makes an impression with his act on Britain’s Got Talent 2013 this weekend. The street magician will be seen on Britain’s Got More Talent on Saturday night, and he’s very excited to meet fellow magician and BGMT host Stephen Mulhern, as he was given his magic set as a present when he was younger.
Publ.Date : 19 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0700

Ek Thi Daayan: a supernatural flick witch will give you goose bumps - The Express Tribune
The story revolves around Bobo (Emraan Hashmi), touted as India’s finest magician, who often feels that he is followed by evil spirits. He hallucinates about witches that follow him. After undergoing a hypnotic treatment...
Publ.Date : 20 Apr 2013 00:00:00 -0700


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