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-MagicTimes News Archives Week of April 14-20, 2014-

Meet The Nightly House Magician At The Donut Pub -Gothamist
Did you know there's a magician at the Donut Pub on West 14th Street? Meet Magic Mike, who performs nightly at the Pub (which he says has the best doughnuts and coffee in the city). Mike says when he was a kid, Macy's had an in-house magician that hooked him on the craft. He's now a street magician specializing in up-close tricks, and does it for the love of the game, not the money...
Publ.Date : 14 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0700

The magic of technology, the technology of magic -ABC Online
Technology is quickly changing the world of magic, as illusionists incorporate everything from iPads to digital projection in their acts. Some magicians, however, object to the use of devices in performances. So when does digital trickery take the magic out of magic?..
Publ.Date : 15 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0700

Magician Dynamo inspires Leicestershire teenager at charity event -Leicester Mercury
A disabled 15 year old had an inspiring encounter after his mum arranged for him to meet his hero, the magician Dynamo. The illusionist, whose previous stunts include walking on water, turning lottery tickets into cash and levitating comedian James Corden, attended an event for youngsters in London this week organised by the Rays of Sunshine children’s charity.
Publ.Date : 16 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0700

Chance to catch Auld Reekie Magic Cabaret -Edinburgh Evening News
THERE’S a chance to meet the man who fooled Penn and teller at the Auld Reekie Magic Cabaret tomorrow. The monthly gathering of illusionists, run by Paul Novak, one half of the Grumpy Magicians, and gentleman card magician John Henry Blackwood, returns to the Assembly Roxy on Roxburgh Place, with master illusionist John Archer, headlining...
Publ.Date : 16 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0700

Roc City Interviews: Comedian and magician Kevin Lee - News 10NBC
Comedian and magician Kevin Lee joined Lia Lando on Roc City Tonight for a special performance. He's performing live in Rochester this weekend and he's gave us a preview of what makes his act so impressive.
Publ.Date : 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0700

Shuffle off! Casinos tell King of Cards to pack up and leave
ACE magician David Redfearn is a master with a pack of cards - but he had not gambled on being banned from almost every casino in the world. The entertainer, who has performed for royalty and rock stars, now finds himself blackballed at poker and roulette tables from London to Las Vegas. And he says it is all because gambling bosses fear he might use his spellbinding skills to go on a winning streak or spring an Oceans Eleven-style heist.
Publ.Date : Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:32:41 -0700

Bill Devon, magician -Sacramento News & Review
By day, Bill Hutcheon is a zoning investigator for the city of Sacramento's Community Development Department. By night, however, he's known as Bill Devon, a magician and owner of Top Class Magic...
Publ.Date : 17 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0700

Story of a… Magician - Orlando Magazine
Kostya Kimlat, 31, created a career out of magic using some sleight-of-hand and a lot of hard work...
Publ.Date : 18 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0700

New truTV Series "The Carbonaro Effect," Starring Comic Magician
What happens when you combine a mind-blowing magician with an insatiable practical joker? truTV has the answer in magician/prankster Michael Carbonaro, star of the brand new series "The Carbonaro Effect," premiering Thursday, May 15th at 10pm ET/PT. The new 12-episode and hilarious series follows Carbonaro as he tricks, amazes and amuses the unsuspecting public.
Publ.Date : Fri, 18 Apr 2014 13:37:24 -0700

Las Vegas Magician to Perform Free Show at CSI - Twin Falls Times
Ben Seidman, resident magician at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, will perform at the College of Southern Idaho Fine Arts Auditorium at 7 p.m. Monday. Seidman’s performance is sponsored by the CSI Program Board and is free and open to the public. Those who come to the show are encouraged to bring cans of food or other non-perishables that will be donated to a local food bank...
Publ.Date : 18 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0700

Anchor Bay Relay for Life team to host magic show -New Baltimore Voice Newspapers
Anchor Bay students, graduates and teachers will put on the magic and illusion spectacular at 7 p.m. April 30 at the high school, which is located at 6319 County Line Road. The show promises “skillful sleight-of-hand magic and illusions, laugh-a-minute audience participation, pantomime, music and imaginative ‘magic with a twist,’” the flyer reads...
Publ.Date : 18 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0700

Britain's Got Talent magician Darcy Oake frustrates David Walliams -Unreality TV
Darcy Oake, a 26 year old professional magician from Canada who specialises in sleight of hand and illusions makes quite a name for himself on tonight’s episode of Britain’s Got Talent. The handsome hopeful takes to the stage after a whole string of awful magicians, just as the panel are about to give up on ever coming across a talented and engaging illusionist through the ITV show...
Publ.Date : 19 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0700

Illusionist Darcy Oak wows judges in BGT as others are branded having ...
A magician who produced doves from flames, an eccentric violinist and charismatic young singer were the top favourites of judges Simon Cowell, Alesha Dixon, Amanda Holden and David Walliams.
Publ.Date : Sat, 19 Apr 2014 16:41:51 -0700

'My dad was not an alcoholic wife-beater' - Tommy Cooper's daughter blasts controversial ITV drama
Comedy legend Tommy Cooper would “turn in his grave” over a controversial new film about his life , his furious daughter claims today. The ITV drama, expected to attract eight million viewers on Monday night, depicts the star as an alcoholic who battered both wife Gwen and his lover of 17 years Mary Kay. But in her first interview since 2000, his only surviving child Vicky blasts the two-hour show – Tommy Cooper: Not Like That, Like This – as “all lies”. She also claims she felt shut out of discussions about the script after being encouraged to meet the drama’s producers. Vicky, 61, tells the Sunday Mirror: “If my father were alive he’d be disgusted people were cashing in on his memory like this.”
Publ.Date : 19 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0700

The fateful day Tommy Cooper's widow opened her door and her -Irish Independent
ITV will mark the 30th anniversary of Tommy's death tomorrow night by screening Not Like That, Like This, a two-hour film starring David Threlfall as Tommy, Helen McCrory as his mistress Mary and Amanda Redman as his long-suffering wife, Gwen....
Publ.Date : 20 Apr 2014 00:00:00 -0700

 

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