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-MagicTimes News Archives Week of December 28, 2015-January 3, 2016-

Interview: Magician Jeff McBride talks plans for 2016, Mat Franco-Digital Journal‎
Jeff McBride chatted with Digital Journal about his plans for 2016 with his Magic & Mystery School, as well as his former student and prodigy, magician Mat Franco...
Publ.Date : 28 Dec 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Little Rock's Mr. Magic closing after 25 years
One of the nation's largest magic stores will disappear Thursday. Owner Jim Henson is closing the doors on Mr. Magic & Novelties, his Little Rock emporium of all things magic-related. Although the shop's inventory will still be available online, an era is ending. Since 1990 -- and especially since 1995 when it moved to 8919 Stagecoach Road -- magicians and the magic-curious in Arkansas and from around the world have turned to Mr. Magic for a vast assortment of magic merchandise...
Publ.Date : Mon, 28 Dec 2015 13:33:00 GMT

Magician has lots up his sleeve-Otago Daily Times‎
Winning a Kiwibank Local Hero Award is no laughing matter for Dunedin businessman and comedy magician Jonathan Usher. While he was delighted with the award, it was not one to be taken lightly.  It was an honour to receive it, because it was serious recognition for the work he had done in the Dunedin community, he said...
Publ.Date : 29 Dec 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Britain's Got Talent magician Jamie Raven to bring his first tour to-Northampton Herald and Post
Magician Jamie Raven will embark on a nationwide tour of the UK early next year - stopping off at Northampton along the way. The Britain's Got Talent finalist will perform his magic tricks - which famously made judge Simon Cowell believe in magic - at the Royal and Derngate theatre on June 22, 2016.
Publ.Date : 29 Dec 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Framingham Teen Magician To Perform at First Night Boston-Patch
Framingham teen magician Jo Jo Garcia has been invited to perform at First Night in Boston. Garcia, a Walsh Middle School student, will perform at Faneuil Hall on Thursday, Dec. 31.
Publ.Date : 30 Dec 2015 00:00:00 GMT

James More: A look back at the British magician's year in 2015-Digital Journal‎
British magician James More had an incredible year in 2015, which included his participation in many high-profile events."What a year!" More exclaimed in a Facebook post on his official page. "A massive thank you to everyone in my team who have once again worked so hard and supported my progress in some huge life goals," he added, prior to sharing some of his highlights from the past year. "Thank you for all your support and love in 2015."
Publ.Date : 30 Dec 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Magician stuns audiences in unique show
Sammy Cortino will change the way you think about magic and show how the world’s oldest art form can not only be amazing, but also rock hard in magic to rock a new generation. Part magic show, part rock concert, Sammy Cortino has been described as Jimmy Page meets David Blaine...
Publ.Date : Thu, 31 Dec 2015 10:43:00 GMT

'Above and Beyond' Magician Visits David Copperfield in Las Vegas
Chad Juros got to spend a day at David Copperfield's magic memorabilia collection and take part in his Las Vegas stage show.
Publ.Date : Thu, 31 Dec 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Des Moines magician wins international award
Des Moines magician Keith West legitimately won the Texas Association of Magicians senior stage award, a prestigious international honor for magicians and illusionists. West specializes in grand illusions, and his Vegas-style show takes him across the country where he provide entertainment for everything from children’s parties to corporate events...
Publ.Date : Thu, 31 Dec 2015 05:17:00 GMT

Magician to perform benefit show for Challenger Baseball League-Southeast Missourian‎
From stage to screen, 39-year-old entertainer Morgan Strebler has done it all. On Jan. 23, the Sikeston, Missouri, native will appear at a fundraiser at the Sikeston Armory. The event will benefit the local Challenger Baseball League, and funds are earmarked for a new handicap-accessible baseball field for the league, which is for children with disabilities, according to executive director Derrick Pullen...
Publ.Date : 31 Dec 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Conjuring the Magic in New York's Past
It is, in one sense, just a show. The sorceress is a magician named Belinda Sinclair; her visitors -- 10 people make a full house -- have paid $65 or more to watch an intimate performance, “A Magicienne Among the Spirits,” in a secret location. But it is also a history seminar on women and magic, and on the mediums and clairvoyants and psychic healers -- some scammers, some benevolent -- that first flourished in New York more than a century ago in apartments like Ms. Sinclair’s...
Publ.Date : Fri, 01 Jan 2016 18:05:00 GMT

You thought it requires hands to perform magic? Well, this man proved it wrong
You must have seen magicians doing tricks with their hands but Mahdi Gilbert is not one of them. Mahdi Gilbert is a young magician from Toronto and is a wizard with cards. What he does without hands is something not many magicians can do.
Publ.Date : Fri, 01 Jan 2016 20:25:00 GMT

Blind magician challenges internet to solve how he makes a ring levitate and expand like rubber after filming the tricks from his point of view
A blind magician has challenged the internet to spot how he does his tricks - by filming them from his point of view. Justin Sight, 25, whose real name is Adam Jaslikowski, specialises in close up sleight of hand illusions and tricks that focus on what he calls 'malleable reality'. In the first of what he promises will be a series of videos, he mesmorises a group of friends in the New York City subway.
Publ.Date : Fri, 01 Jan 2016 09:55:00 GMT

Magician Darcy Oake shocks at the 30th London New Year's Day- Daily Mail‎
The throngs which lined Whitehall held their breath watching the man suspended 20ft above the road try desperately to escape his shackles. But nobody was holding their breath more than the magician himself - because his head was submerged in a box of water. Darcy Oake - the Canadian magician who rose to fame in the UK after appearing on Britain's Got Talent - was one of the highlights during the London New Year's Day Parade. This year, the annual event was celebrating '30 Magical Years', and Oake promised ahead of the day that his newest stunt would be 'epic'...
Publ.Date : 01 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMT

Comedy Magician and Planet Hollywood headliner Murray Sawchuck Goes Viral in 2016
Along with his performance dates in Palm Springs next week at the Purple Room, Flappers Comedy in Burbank, and filming his 3rd season of CW’s Master’s Of Illusion, Murray and his Social Media business partner and Viral Video Genius Seth Leach just inked a deal to put out 100 new Youtube / Facebook videos in 52 weeks starting this week...
Publ.Date : Sat, 02 Jan 2016 14:08:00 GMT

Magician with head in box of water completes nail-biting escape-Evening Standard
Day Parade in central London. With his hands shackled to a board, he was hoisted 20 feet into the air apparently unable to breathe.
Publ.Date : 02 Jan 2016 00:00:00 GMT


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