MT: February 23 – March 1, 1998

VOLUME: 2 / ISSUE: 56 / Monday – February 23, 1998
Harry Anderson appears on a rerun of Saturday Night Live on Tuesday Feb.24 at 3pm ET on Comedy Central (US-cable TV).(2/23)

Appearing at the Magic Castle in Los Angeles, Feb. 23 – Mar. 1 are: Paul Wilson, Fernando Keops, Andy Nyman, Phil Cass, Billy McComb and Ed Alonzo & Co.(2/23)

Leaks from sources close to the Magic Castle board of directors, report that Glen Falkenstein has just been added to the Castle board, Mark Wilson steps down as president and it looks like Dale Hindman will become the new president. Good news is that the Magic Castle is now in great financial shape.(2/23)
VOLUME: 2 / ISSUE: 57 / Tuesday – February 24, 1998 
“Copperfield and Co.” by Robert Rau was published last week in Germany. It purports to reveal how he does his tricks. Explained are his flying illusion, train vanish, buzz saw illusion, and much more. To further compound the problem are newspapers world-wide publishing excerpts (i.e. The New York Daily News, Feb. 23) which expose various methods.(2/24)
VOLUME: 2 / ISSUE: 58 / Wednesday – February 25, 1998
Mentalist Craig Karges was named 1998 Entertainer of the Year by the National Association for Campus Activities (NACA), the nation’s largest collegiate organization for student activities, during its 38th national convention in Indiana. Past NACA award winners include Linda Ronstadt, The Oak Ridge Boys, Rodney Dangerfield and David Copperfield. Karges was also honored as the most popular variety artist of the year for the ninth year in a row.(2/25)

Peter Eldin is stepping down as editor of the “Magic Circular.” If you are a member of the Magic Circle and would like the job, contact Chris Pratt, 13 Calder Ave., Brookmans Park, Herts. AL9 7AH, England.(2/25)
VOLUME: 2 / ISSUE: 59 / Thursday – February 26, 1998
Marc Salem, star of Mind Games, appears on CNN’s Showbiz Today and on the syndicated TV talk show Sally Jessy Raphael on Friday Feb. 27. Check local listings for times.(2/26)
VOLUME: 2 / ISSUE: 60 / Friday – February 27, 1998
NEMCON (New England Magician’s Conference) in North Haven, CT, held on Saturday Feb. 28 features John Carney, Jay Sankey, Bruce Kalver, Alain Nu, Doug Edwards, Shelly Stortz and honors Gen Grant. It is held at the Holiday Inn, 201 Washington Avenue (Route 5), North Haven, CT. For more info call: 203-265-4118 or e-mail:
VOLUME: 2 / ISSUE: 61 / Saturday – February 28, 1998
A full-day auction on February 28th is scheduled at the Kirkwood Community Center, 111 South Geyer Rd, Kirkwood, MO (a western suburb of St. Louis). There’s also a silent auction that goes on while the stage auction is happening. For more info contact Joe Hardin: 1-618-281-8237. E-mail: Website:
VOLUME: 3 / ISSUE: 62 / Sunday – March 1, 1998
Le Grand David Spectacular Magic Company, now in its 22nd year, performs every Sunday in Mar. (Except Mar. 15) at 3pm at the Cabot St. Cinema Theatre in Beverly, MA. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children under 12. For more info and tickets call: 978-927-3677.(3/1)

David Copperfield’s March appearances: Oakdale Theatre, Wallingford, CT (Mar. 1). Foxwoods, Ledyard, CT (Mar. 6-8). Newark PAC, Newark, NJ (Mar. 11-12). Binghamton Arena, Binghamton, NY (Mar. 13). Auditorium Theatre, Rochester, NY (Mar. 14-15). Community Arts Center, Williamsport, PA (Mar. 16-17). Landmark Theatre, Richmond, VA (Mar. 18). Civic Center Auditorium, Roanoke, VA (Mar. 19). Patriot Center, Fairfax, VA (Mar. 20-21). EJ Thomas Theatre, Akron, OH (Mar. 23). Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, MI (Mar. 24). Murat Theatre, Indianapolis, IN (Mar. 25). Fox Theatre, Detroit, MI (Mar. 27-29). Metrocentre Arena, Rockford, IL (Mar. 30). Civic Center Theatre, Peoria, IL (Mar. 31).(3/1)
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