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-MagicTimes News Archives Week of May 18-24, 2015-

Newcastle magician Chris Cross tells of dream team-up with legend-ChronicleLive‎
Geordie magician Chris Cross will forever remember the moment that changed his life. As a boy of just 13, he had a chance meeting with legendary magician Paul Daniels at Whitley Bay Playhouse. It was an encounter that would set him on the path to a career in illusion that has now gained him international recognition. Now, Chris is set meet up with Paul again when the pair finally perform together...
Publ.Date : 17 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Orlando Fringe review: 'Remy Connor: A Magician's Story'-Orlando Sentinel
Remy Connor is a magician - that much is obvious from the title of his show, "Remy Connor: A Magician's Story." But he's also an escape artist, a mind reader, a comedian, and, in his own words, a "sideshow freak." All of those talents - and a few more - come out during the course of the show. "To me, magic is all about the impossible," Connor says early on. The average viewer might describe the "impossible" as the "How'd he do that?" moments, and those are plentiful throughout Connor's 55 minutes on stage.
Publ.Date : 18 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Magician Robby Bennet Brings A Renewed Sense Of Wonder To-Houston Press‎
Robby Bennett is one of a new breed of magicians bringing renewed life to an old art form, and entertaining crowds with his mesmerizing performances. Bennett has deep roots in the Houston area, originally growing up in Clear Lake, joking that he "Went to school with a bunch of astronaut's kids", and discovered his love of magic early on. "I got my first magic kit on my fifth birthday, around the time most kids did, and I was disappointed because I'd brought it home from Disney World and was upset I couldn't wave my wand and clean my room like in Mary Poppins. Initially it was a short lived interest and it sat in my closet for a number of years."..
Publ.Date : 18 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Magical Jews: The Life & Times of Great Jewish Magicians at...
On Thursday, May 28 at 8 p.m., magician and author Allan Zola Kronzek will present an evening of history and mystery at Temple Adas Israel with “Magical Jews: The Life & Times of Great Jewish Magicians.” The performance by a master of the magical trade will celebrate the lives of iconic performers, some famous like Harry Houdini, others not so famous, but just as fascinating....
Publ.Date : 18 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Magic is a drug in first look at Syfy's The Magicians, but will you get hooked?
Magic is super real and apparently super addictive in Syfy’s new series The Magicians. The show is based on Lev Grossman’s novel of the same name which debuted in 2009 and was followed by 2011’s The Magician King and last year’s The Magician’s Land. The network just debuted the first spot for the series which will launch next year.
Publ.Date : Tue, 19 May 2015 09:48:00 GMT

"Troy Street Magic: New TV Show Starring British Magician Troy 'Von Majik' Scheibner Airs Tonight On SYFY
Troy Street Magic, the newest magic-based television series, will make its debut tonight on SYFY. The unscripted TV series will feature popular magician Troy Von Scheibner, a 26-year-old black man from South London known as Von Majik...
Publ.Date : Tue, 19 May 2015 16:07:00 GMT

Cheltenham magician John Elliott talks Britain's Got Talent-Gloucestershire Echo
A magician from Cheltenham wowed Britain's Got Talent judges on Saturday night's show. But to John Elliott, magic is more than just a hobby. The 63-year-old, who lives in Bishop's Cleeve, has only recently returned to his "first love" magic, after taking a 34-year break. John got into magic when he was a boy thanks to his father, who was president of the Birmingham Magic Society.
Publ.Date : 20 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Nunavik magician mesmerizes big city audience-Nunatsiaq News‎
“Do you believe in the power to read people’s minds?” It seems like a loaded question, but when Jimmy Tommy Kumarluk asks it, people nod and engage him. The 17-year-old magician from Kuujjuaraapik, Nunavik’s southernmost community, convinces his audience that they should guess which number he’s thinking of....
Publ.Date : 20 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Teenage magician becomes overnight hit thanks to these tricks-Scottish Daily Record
A YOUNG Scot has worked some magic to become an internet hit after posting videos of some rather impressive tricks online. Cameron Young uploaded one of his first videos last week - and its hits have multiplied quicker than you can say puff paff poof currently sitting at well over 200,000...
Publ.Date : 20 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Royal magician has tricks up his sleeve for Huddersfield audience
Magician John Danbury has performed for royalty and now he’s got a trick or two up his sleeves for the audience at the Lawrence Batley Theatre. The Huddersfield-based entertainer, who has charmed Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall at their Highgrove home, is just one of the acts in a variety show on Friday, May 29, to be compered by comedian and ‘grumpy old man’ Arthur Smith...
Publ.Date : Thu, 21 May 2015 17:00:00 GMT

A gathering of magicians-Portland Tribune‎
The Society of Young Magicians (West Linn chapter) will give a benefit performance for the Friends of Robinwood Station. A donation of $5 per person is requested. The presentation is being called “The Family Magic Show,” which means the magic tricks will be suitable, understandable and entertaining for audience members of all ages. Yet always fascinating. “I believe that people can expect to be astounded and entertained,” said veteran magician Tom Waldrop, a mentor with the society. “These are energetic young magicians who have mastered many aspects of magic. “Their mission is to provide entertainment by demonstrating the impossible.”..
Publ.Date : Thu, 22 May 2015 17:00:00 GMT

Watch 'magician' perform amazing card trick which left train-Mirror
This is the moment an amateur magician performs a mind-boggling card stunt using the most unlikely of props - a train.
'Magic Marc' approaches some passengers at a train station somewhere in the north of England and asks one of them to select a card from a pack....
Publ.Date : 24 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT


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