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-MagicTimes News Archives Week of June 16-22, 2014-

Mentalist, illusionist, magician -The Hindu
Like most four-year-olds Nicolai Friedrich loved the circus too. But he didn’t stop with being amazed at the performances -- he wanted to amaze too! That’s how magic happened. Starting off with a box of magic tricks, he soon graduated to performing grand stage illusions and mental tricks where he would read people’s mind. These stunts were more astounding than the circus tricks that inspired him...
Publ.Date : 16 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0700

Hornchurch magician set to amaze biggest audience yet
Jake Banfield has launched a video of street magic, during which he stuns members of the public by melting coins, reading their minds and changing his clothes faster than Superman in a broom cupboard. The video has been attracting audiences on You Tube. Jake said: “I’m really happy with the reception I would just like more and more people to see it. It’s longer than I thought because we had so much good footage.”
Publ.Date : Mon, 16 Jun 2014 09:12:26 -0700

Magician shares secrets at Jackson-Butts County Public Library-jacksonprogress-argus
leight-of-hand artist Arthur Atsma is known for performing magic tricks within inches of his audience -- leaving many with their mouths agape. On June 10, the Atlanta magician shared some of his professional secrets in a magic workshop for teens, part of the Jackson-Butts County Public Library’s “Fizz! Boom! Read!” summer reading program....
Publ.Date : 16 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0700

Magician brings fun and science to Elburn library
Magician Tim Glander brought his comic magic and science show to the Town and Country Public Library in Elburn Wednesday afternoon -- much to the delight of about two dozen children....
Publ.Date : Tue, 17 Jun 2014 22:01:00 -0700

Flying Magician mesmerising the crowd in Genting -The Star Online
PETER Marvey is one of those people you envy because he lives his life doing what almost everyone else in the world can only dream of -- flying. But a lot of work goes into his seemingly effortless gliding-in-mid-air illusions. “I have been fascinated with flying since I was a child. It is also one of my favourite tricks to perform,” he said during a press conference after his Magician Without Limits show in Resorts World Genting recently...
Publ.Date : Tue, 17 Jun 2014 22:01:00 -0700

Magician Juros greatest tricks are no illusion
Chad Juros, a magician whose resumé includes past appearances at big-time venues such as the White House and Strawberry Days, has another important show this week before his return engagement in Glenwood Springs...
Publ.Date : Wed, 18 Jun 2014 10:20:08 -0700

Mat Franco - Magician - America's Got Talent 2014 Audition Video -Zeibiz
Card trick magician Mat Franco auditioned on America’s Got Talent Season 9, June 17, 2014. A magician presents a multi-layered and unique card trick right in front of the judges. He tells a story about himself and the judges and the cards go along with his story. He even makes the judges faces appear on the cards...
Publ.Date : 18 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0700

Magician Dynamo on what Vegas and your marketing strategy have -The Drum
The session saw Dynamo illustrate the point that with data it is possible for a brand to know you better than you know yourself. He made a series of predictions for the whole audience, which of course came true, to demonstrate just how predictable people can be. Dynamo said this is what Vegas does well on a daily basis: “It knows when you’ve lost £100,000, but they also know you’re a Justin Beiber fan and will get the concierge to give you VIP Justin Bieber tickets. It’s about customer relations and knowing your audience. With that huge database - they do.”..
Publ.Date : 18 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0700

America's Premier Deaf Magician Sam Sandler Comes to Philly -Broadway World
Five Minute Follies is thrilled to welcome Magician Sam Sandler back home to Philadelphia. Sam has just returned from a national tour of his show DEAFinitely Magic, covering 41 states and racking up over 330 performances. Sam is America's Premier Deaf Magician, blending humor, magic and information about deaf culture in an uplifting audience participation show that is sure to delight all ages...
Publ.Date : 18 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0700

Award-winning magician's new event -Burton Mail
After rave reviews for his show and a nomination for the 2013 Time Out & Soho Theatre award, magician and illusionist Ben Hart is bringing his critically acclaimed sell out show ‘The Outsider’ to Stafford on Friday, July 4. A spokesman for the show said: “Directed by the award-winning Anthony Owen, the man behind Derren Brown’s impactful TV programmes, ‘The Outsider’ is a hugely entertaining and original show that brims full of magic, brilliant sleight of hand, and sensational special effects and illusions. “Ben’s performance is made ever more charismatic as it is interwoven with a biographical narrative that alludes to his lifelong feelings of detachment.
Publ.Date : 18 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0700

Vegas Street Magician Assists German Couple for Unique Wedding Proposal
James Scholz and his girlfriend, Nicole, have been dating for three years. James wanted to ask her hand in marriage and figured out a unique way to do so. He decided to reach out to Las Vegas-based magician Rob Anderson. Nicole would be in Sin City on a preplanned trip with her girlfriends, and James thought it might provide the perfect opportunity for a one-of-a-kind proposal...
Publ.Date : Thu, 19 Jun 2014 12:00:43 -0700

What a pair of cards - magician duo share their tricks -eNCA
The magicians who like to call themselves BigBossGrego are proving that magic can have a powerful effect through Internet videos. The pair demonstrates their card manipulation skills, which they say took a lot of practice...
Publ.Date : 19 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0700

Comic magician Justin Willman returns to the Gaslight -Arizona Daily Star
Comic magician/television host Justin Willman -- we’ve long known him by his former stage name Justin Kredible -- is coming back to the Gaslight Theatre next week for three shows. We caught up with the host of Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars” as he prepared for his tenth visit to Tucson. We chatted about his magic and his new Food Network game show, this one centered on ice cream, that’s set to debut in late July...
Publ.Date : 19 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0700

Blooming Prairie magician, police chief entertains children at local-Southernminn
Laughter filled Blooming Prairie City Hall Thursday afternoon as Greg Skillestad, the city’s new police chief, entertained children and adults with magic. Skillestad’s show, “Mystifying Magic,” was part of Blooming Prairie and Owatonna public libraries’ Summer Reading Program, “Fizz, Boom, Read.”
Publ.Date : 19 Jun 2014 00:00:00 -0700

Canadian magician survives "Jaws of Death" but doesn't win "Britain's Got Talent"
Darcy Oake dangled upside-down and wriggled to escape a hinged trap with spikes that threatened to impale him, the audience members and judges of Saturday’s finale of “Britain’s Got Talent” were on the edge of their seats... Oake escaped and survived. But when the British television audience voted, Oake wasn’t in the running and the top prize of 250,000 British pounds (about C$456,000) went to Collabro, a musical theatre group.
Publ.Date : Sat, 21 Jun 2014 15:33:16 -0700


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