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-MagicTimes News Archives Week of July 13-19, 2015-

Prepare to be amazed: Magician back in Seaside-Walton Sun
No, it’s not your eyes playing tricks on you, Magician Jeanette Andrews has reappeared in Seaside . The Chicago native is currently hosting workshops for children and teens as well as performing magic shows throughout the week. Andrews has been performing professionally for 21 years and this is the magicians’ third time to be in Seaside . Andrews is also the only magician to be selected as an Escape to Create “Artist in Residence” in 2014...
Publ.Date : 13 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Penn & Teller on Broadway review – still magical after all these years The Guardian
You know you’re being fooled and duped and bamboozled, but you fall for it anyway, from the mildly grotesque theatrics of the East Indian Needle Mystery to the silent beauty of Silverfish to a tabletop sequence that seems to be a joke on one audience member and then becomes a joke on all of us.
Publ.Date : 13 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT

BWW Reviews: Magician Tommy Wind Takes the Vegas Strip by Storm-Broadway World‎
One thing there are a lot of in Las Vegas is magicians. Most who enjoy those shows have heard of David Copperfield and Penn & Teller, who headline at their eponymous theaters at the MGM Grand and rhe Rio, respectively. The newest magician to have his own show at this own theater is 25 year-old Tommy Wind....
Publ.Date : 13 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Viral Video Magician Fools Penn & Teller: Rubik's Cube Magician-Food World News
It's Steven Brundange's time to kick some behind on "Fool Us" as the illusionist best known as the "Rubik's Cube Magician" takes on possibly the biggest challenge a man of his profession can in the viral video of magician fools Penn & Teller....
Publ.Date : 13 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Piff the Magic Dragon "Comedic Magician" gets the Golden Buzzer on America's Got Talent Judge Cuts
Comedic Magician Piff the Magic Dragon is going straight to Radio City after getting the Golden Buzzer from Neil Patrick during America’s Got Talent Judge Cuts...
Publ.Date : Tue, 14 Jul 2015 18:17:00 GMT

So Many Questions: Magician Grandinetti wants us all to be amazed-Tribune-Review
Who would have thought that the little kid perusing the aisles of The Cuckoo's Nest on the South Side would one day be performing magic tricks for a national TV audience? Having scored corporate gigs by the ripe old age of 12, West Mifflin native Michael Grandinetti was road tripping out west to appear in television specials on NBC by the time he was a senior at Duquesne University. When he graduated in 1999, it was Los Angeles or bust, where the tantalizing combination of magic and TV proved too much to resist...
Publ.Date : 14 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Why magician David Blaine decided to show up for the Pluto mission
David Blaine: He's the guy who survived being electrocuted for 72 hours, frozen for 63 hours and submerged in water for 17 minutes. So what makes him a good fit for an appearance at the New Horizons Pluto flyby mission? Well, who cares? He did it anyway, taking the stage in his signature all-black outfit in the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab Tuesday night...
Publ.Date : Wed, 15 Jul 2015 05:48:00 GMT

Macabre magician heads to Waterloo Vaults-Official London Theatre‎
Master Of The Macabre, a new show from unique magician Benedict Barber, will be staged in the atmospheric surroundings of the Vaults Theatre, Waterloo, this autumn. The show, which promises to leave audiences “wide-eyed with astonishment” and brought “to the edge of theirs seats with fear”, runs from 7 October to 1 November, taking in that most frighteningly magical of days, Halloween. Master Of The Macabre is the first stage show by street magician Barber. Using his own brand of dark, twisted magic it will take audiences on an autobiographical journey, from discovering magic at five years old, to the tricks he used to scare teachers and pupils alike at school and the shocking experience that shaped both his on and off stage life...
Publ.Date : 15 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Magic touch - Ben Hart on his new career as a magician-Daily Echo
MAGICIAN Ben Hart has sympathy for the teachers at his old Hampshire school. It’s never easy, he admits, trying to teach the class clown. Especially one who has realised his chosen career isn’t likely to be based on anything being taught in the classroom. Now one of the world’s brightest young magicians, and about to star in a major West End show, Ben who grew up in Winchester remembers his days at Kings School in the city with fondness and more than a little understanding for his teachers...
Publ.Date : 15 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Magician Brings Smiles to Children at Sanford Health
Magician Jeff Quinn knows that laughter is the best medicine. He's been traveling across the country for the last 15 years, bringing smiles to to children who might not otherwise get to enjoy just being a kid. Quinn has more than a few tricks up his sleeve including disappearing acts, plenty of jokes and, of course, card tricks. He says he's had a big inspiration along the way...
Publ.Date : Thu, 16 Jul 2015 21:09:00 GMT

RI magician, AGT winner Mat Franco's NBC special to air Sept. 17-The Providence Journal‎
Rhode Island magician Mat Franco, winner of last season's "America's Got Talent" will have a two-hour special on NBC, called "Mat Franco's Got Talent" airing Sept. 17 from 9 to 11 p.m. According to NBC, the special will follow Franco from his home in Rhode Island to Las Vegas, where he will be headlining his own show....
Publ.Date : 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT

The Enchanting Story Of Nigeria's Most Famous Magician, Professor-Information Nigeria‎
He was born in 1941 at Iseyin, Oyo State and he was named Moshood Folorunsho Abiola. He would later pick on the stage name of ‘Professor Peller’, an appellation that has stuck to him like a second skin. When Professor Peller was alive, he was the most brilliant magician in all of Africa. I am not too sure if the record has been broken. Even in death, Peller remains the greatest of all. He performed not only before princes but also held kings spellbound with his magic...
Publ.Date : 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Magician Sam Hume with his rabbit and new hutch, donated by-Herald Sun‎
MAGICIAN Sam Hume has been overwhelmed by the community’s support since his family’s home burnt down, with his latest addition a new hutch for his rabbit. Sam, 17, last month lost more than $40,000 worth of props, including his pet rabbit, after his family’s North Warrandyte home went up in flames. The destroyed props were used for charity magic shows, including performances at The Royal Children’s Hospital and the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre. Masters Northland community co-ordinator Kylie Murphy said the store donated a new rabbit hutch and a $100 gift voucher to replenish his collection...
Publ.Date : 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT

This magician stumped Penn & Teller with the most beautiful magic trick we've ever seen
During a recent airing of Fool Us, seasoned magicians Penn and Teller were positively blown away by a magician who executed some of the best sleight of hand you’ve ever seen. Shin Lim, however, managed to do just that. A former pianist who turned to magic a few years ago, Lim’s entire performance is accompanied in rhythm by a rousing orchestral piece. What’s more, Lim during the entire performance doesn’t say a word, letting his magic to the talking for him...
Publ.Date : Fri, 17 Jul 2015 06:09:00 GMT

Champions of Magic: Jade wins over fans in male-dominated industry
“My first outfit was a tuxedo. Because that’s what all the guys were wearing,” says Jade, headliner at the upcoming Champions of Magic show in San Francisco. It taken’t long before she realized she could carve her own trail in an industry largely dominated by men. “Wait a minute, I thought, … I can wear a dress, or whatever I want. I’m a woman!”..
Publ.Date : Fri, 17 Jul 2015 16:33:00 GMT

Now you see it ...Magician lights up the stage for children at Bradford-Bradford Era‎
“We’re going to do something weird, but we need somebody with muscles to help me,” said magician Dave Jeffers before selecting a little girl from the audience to assist him. The magic show was just one of many activities that were provided to children during the reading program...
Publ.Date : 17 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Zoë Grogan and Jason Rea: Magician had a few tricks up his sleeve-Lancashire Evening Post
It didn’t take Jason Rea too long to work his magic on chef Zoë Grogan. The couple met in March 2012 when Zoë, from Ribbleton, was working at Franco’s restaurant in Longridge, where professional magician Jason showed off his close-up tricks to customers. “He just wowed me,” Zoë admits. “We got chatting and soon found ourselves meeting up and going on dates. “Because I worked late as a chef, we used to meet at around 11pm and spend a lot of time (and money) at Grosvenor Casino in Manchester...
Publ.Date : 17 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT


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