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-MagicTimes News Archives Week of March 2-8, 2015-

MURRAY 'Celebrity Magician' to Judge “Mrs. Nevada America -VegasNews
Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino headliner Murray SawChuck (aka MURRAY ‘Celebrity Magician’) is stepping up as one of the five judges for this year’s Mrs. Nevada America Pageant being held today, March 1, at the Clark County Library Theatre in Las Vegas. ...
Publ.Date : 01 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0700

David Copperfield on the Enemies of Art-New York Times‎
Boris N. Yeltsin invites me to the Kremlin. When I arrive, who’s there but the patriarch, the head of the Russian Orthodox Church. Through interpreters we talk, we hang, titles and official roles fading as the night (and the vodka) wears on. At the end of night, the patriarch smiles and gives me the thumbs up. We’d started as strangers, suspicious of each other, and ended as pals. He realized I’m not Satan’s emissary, just a hard-working guy from New Jersey, as controversial (and, I hope, as entertaining) as a Cole Porter melody...
Publ.Date : 02 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0700

Flushing magician comes up with a few tricks on SyFy Channel's -MLive
Flushing resident Nathan Kranzo will appear on "Wizard Wars," a new magician competition show that airs at 10 p.m. on the Syfy channel, on Thursday, March 5...
Publ.Date : 02 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0700

Salford magician Dominic Anthony wows Class of '92 stars
Teenage magician Dominic Hughes - who performs as Dominic Anthony - got the chance to perform for his heroes at the launch of Hotel Football. The 17-year-old, of Boothstown, Salford, was invited to the event after bosses saw his story in the M.E.N..
Publ.Date : 02 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0700

Magician wants to be penguin postie
A former journalist turned magician is hoping to land a job in one of the world's most remote post offices on an island surrounded by penguins. County Clare man Anthony Galvin is one of 1,000 people who have applied to live and work for five months on Goudier Island in the Antarctic.
Publ.Date : Tue, 03 Mar 2015 11:24:52 -0800

Rob the Magician brings his magical prowess to Excellent ...-EventHubs‎
Rob the Magician brings the magic and leaves Gootecks and Mike dumbfounded in the newest Cross Counter series. From grabbing cards out of thin air to putting things in Gootecks' closed fist, Rob's slight of hand leaves the adventurous duo dumbfounded again and again. The question now is, does he have any Street Fighter tricks up his sleeve to eek out some wins with his Dan? Street Fighter and magic, what else do you need? Hit the jump and see the preview now!..
Publ.Date : 05 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0700

Magician Nate Staniforth to perform at Pullman dinner-Iowa City Press Citizen‎
Nate Staniforth, a magician and performer extraordinaire, will delight about 50 lucky diners at 8 p.m. Monday while chef Sepehr Sadrzadeh serves his days-in-the-making ramen noodles. Tickets sold for $25 each. Staniforth, who also lives in Iowa City, will perform for about 30 minutes on a stage that will be placed behind the bar. He then will move around the restaurant to visit with each table....
Publ.Date : 05 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0700

VIDEO: Watch as magician performs tricks with the Echo! Jamie -Clacton and Frinton Gazette‎
They are calling him the Harry Houdini of the 21st Century, what with him being a master illusionist who uses modern-day technology as props to perform his tricks. If you haven’t yet seen Jamie Allan, and can only imagine that must mean he presses a few buttons on his iPad to make something amazing happen, think again. What he actually does is more gob-smacking than that, tricks such as reaching “into” the screen of his iPad to pull something real out, say a rugby ball, for example....
Publ.Date : 06 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0700

A Movie on the Life of the Amazing Randi, a Magician, Escape Artist -LA Weekly‎
“The public really doesn't listen when they're being told straightforward facts,” says the Amazing Randi. The magician, escape artist and tiny lion of principled skepticism, now north of 80, leans forward in a black chair, all knees and elbows and Old Testament beard. If it weren't for that sharpie's suit he's wearing, the kind that looks like it has face cards slipped between its every seam, he could be some wise-wizard marionette rigged up by the Henson Workshop...
Publ.Date : 06 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0700

Magician Troy Von Scheibner: Thandie Newton kissed me on the -Evening Standard‎
Troy Von Scheibner is the closest thing to a superhero London has. He uses his powers to help others. “I was outside a party with Thandie Newton,” the magician tells me. “She asked for a lighter. I didn’t have one but I made one appear. She kissed me on the cheek and I thought, ‘I’ll never wash my face again’.” He has also swallowed balloons to amuse One Direction - “They were like: ‘What is wrong with you, why have you eaten a balloon?’.”
Publ.Date : 06 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0700

10 things no one tells you about being a magician-Telegraph
Clean fingernails are essential and you will be poor for many years. Troy Von Scheibner explains why the life of a magician is not always magic...
Publ.Date : 06 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0700

Young Pembury magician looks to wow the judges
AN AMBITIOUS Tunbridge Wells schoolboy is hoping to dazzle the secretive Magic Circle judges in a competition to find the most talented young magician in the country. Oliver Paice, 16, of Ridgeway, Pembury, has reached the final of the Magic Circle's Young Magician of the Year Competition. Oliver, a student at The Skinners' School, is one of seven finalists who will try and work their magic on judges at the group's headquarters at the end of the month.
Publ.Date : Fri, 06 Mar 2015 03:52:57 -0800

Magician the focus of interesting mystery-Bismarck Tribune‎
Valentine Hill knows her father was a magician, but knows nothing else about him. She also knows her mother is a con artist, who forced a young Valentine help scam money from unsuspecting marks. What Valentine doesn’t know is her exact birthdate or birthplace, which are needed to obtain a birth certificate. Valentine also doesn’t know where her mother, Elizabeth, is. Valentine has been searching for her mother for five years without success. While working as a street magician in Las Vegas, Valentine learns Elizabeth is in San Francisco. ...
Publ.Date : 08 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0700

Mystery part of magical acts-Toledo Blade‎
“We want to make sure nobody duplicates what we do,” said award-winning magician Pattrick Przysiecki of Maumee. Magic, he said, “is our art, the art of astonishment.” And it is Pattrick, as in Pat trick. Clever.
Publ.Date : 08 Mar 2015 00:00:00 -0700

 

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