MT: February 16-22, 1998

VOLUME: 2 / ISSUE: 49 / Monday – February 16, 1998
Meir Yedid lectures for I.B.M. Ring 317 in Suffolk, Long Island, NY. The 7:30pm lecture will be held at the VFW Post 7763 at 1012 Park Blvd. in Massapequa Park on Tuesday Feb. 17. For info. contact Dr. Mitch at: 516-868-1800.(2/16)

Harry Anderson hosts “Dog Tales” on Tuesday Feb. 17, 10am ET, USA-TV (US-cable).(2/16)

A struggling magician fulfills his lifelong dream when he becomes immortal on “Highlander.” Tuesday Feb. 17, 12am and 7pm ET on USA-TV (US-cable).(2/16)
VOLUME: 2 / ISSUE: 50 / Tuesday – February 17, 1998 
NOVA goes behind the scenes with magician The Amazing Randi as he challenges the claims of paranormal phenomena in a re-run from 1993 of “Secrets of the Psychics.” This show will be airing in many parts of the U.S. on PBS-TV. Check local listings for times, dates and stations.(2/17)

Marc Salem’s Mind Games (the hit off-Broadway show) has been extended again, this time until May 15. For tickets call Tele-Charge at: 212-239-6200.(2/17)
VOLUME: 2 / ISSUE: 51 / Wednesday – February 18, 1998
“Selling Magic Workshop” is held in Ft. Lauderdale, FL on Feb. 19-20. For more info call: 916-823-7077 or e-mail:

Herb Zarrow will be the recipient of the 1998 “Louie Award.” As the inventor of the Zarrow Shuffle he has become world renowned. His many original routines and sleights are currently used by many of the leading close-up magicians in the world. The award will be given during Tannen’s 34th annual Magic Jubilee in Monticello, NY on October 15-18. For more information phone Tannen’s at: 212-929-4500 or e-mail:
VOLUME: 2 / ISSUE: 52 / Thursday – February 19, 1998
The Sixth annual Convention at the Capital on Feb. 20-22 in Sacramento, CA. will feature Eric DeCamps, Guy Hollingworth, Gregory Wilson, Derek Dingle, Tommy Wonder, Eugene Burger, David Roth and more. For info call: 916-852-7777.(2/19)
VOLUME: 2 / ISSUE: 53 / Friday – February 20, 1998
Gathering of Bizarre and Alternative Magicians held in Blackpool, England on Feb.21. For info. e-mail Nigel Backhurst at:

Lance Burton makes a rare appearance with a full evening show at the Fox Theatre in Detroit, MI with five shows on Feb. 20-22. For info call: 313-983-6611.(2/20)
VOLUME: 2 / ISSUE: 54 / Saturday – February 21, 1998
Amazing Jonathan Live From Vegas on Lounge Lizards. Saturday Feb. 21, 7pm EST on Comedy Central (US-cable TV).(2/21)

The 46th annual Blackpool Magician’s Convention in Blackpool, England on Feb. 21-22 is one of the largest magic conventions in the world and regularly attracts more than 2,000 magicians. For info call: John Todd at 1253-711363.(2/21)
VOLUME: 2 / ISSUE: 55 / Sunday – February 22, 1998
Sad to report that Los Angeles magician, attorney, publisher, writer, collector, and used book dealer Max Abrams, who was born in NYC in 1935 has died.(2/22)

The March/April, 1998 issue of the Skeptical Inquirer features Houdini on the cover and discusses his relationship with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. In the same issue you will find a lengthy interview with magician Martin Gardner and the funniest title for a serious piece; “Did Adam and Eve Have Navels?” If you can’t find the issue in your local newsstand or bookstore you can subscribe by calling: 1-800-634-1610.(2/22)

Torkova, Tom Durnin and Todd Robbins appear at Monday Night Magic on Feb. 23 in NYC. For tickets call Ticketmaster at: (212) 307-4100.(2/22)
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