MT: February 9-15, 1998

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VOLUME: 2 / ISSUE: 42 / Monday – February 9, 1998
Jason Alexander plays a magician who’s up to some dirty tricks on “Remember WENN” on Wednesday, Feb. 11, AMC-TV (US-cable) at 10pm ET.(2/9)
VOLUME: 2 / ISSUE: 43 / Tuesday – February 10, 1998 
“The Art Of Magic,” a 150-minute documentary starts airing, Feb. 11, on PBS-TV (US). The show features Lance Burton, Hiawatha, Jeff McBride, Max Maven, The Pendragons, The Amazing Randi, Peter Samelson, Siegfried & Roy, Jamy Ian Swiss and John & Pam Thompson. Check local listings for times.(2/10)
VOLUME: 2 / ISSUE: 44 / Wednesday – February 11, 1998
Watch a very young David Copperfield make his movie debut on “Terror Train.” Thursday Feb. 12, 3am ET on MAX-TV (US-cable).(2/11)

A story on magic appears on this week’s U.S.News Online (from U.S. News & World Report). The title is “Tricks of the Trade: A look up the sleeves of magicians.” The story includes video clips exposing magic and links to various magic web sites.(2/11)
VOLUME: 2 / ISSUE: 45 / Thursday – February 12, 1998
Penn Jillette (of Penn & Teller fame) appears as Drell on “Sabrina, the Teenage Witch,” Friday Feb. 13, ABC-TV (US) at 8pm ET.(2/12)

Norm Nielsen, Amos Levkovitch, Mike Caveney, Tina Lenert, John Ferrentino and Devlin & Kim appear on “The Stars of Magic” show at the State Theatre in New Brunswick, NJ on Friday Feb. 13 at 8pm. For information call: 908-904-0763. For tickets call: 732-246-7469.(2/12)
VOLUME: 2 / ISSUE: 46 / Friday – February 13, 1998
Jack Cassidy plays a magician who murders a blackmailer while on stage performing the “water tank” illusion on a two-hour “Columbo.” Saturday Feb. 14, 2pm ET on WLNY-TV (US).(2/13)
VOLUME: 2 / ISSUE: 47 / Saturday – February 14, 1998
Le Grand David’s Anthology of Stage Magic will appear on Saturday Feb. 14 and 28 at 2pm at the Larcom Theatre in Beverly, MA. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children under 12. For more info and tickets call: 978-927-3677.(2/14)
VOLUME: 2 / ISSUE: 48 / Sunday – February 15, 1998
“Meir Yedid Muses #45″ goes live on Feb.15 in Richard Robinson’s Magic Show. This month’s column features invaluable information on how to start your close-up show, a trip to see Tom Mullica performing as Red Skelton, and the release of Ron Frost’s Decktamental.(2/15)

Sorry to report that Conrad C. Bush died on Feb. 15, 1998 at the age of 94. He was a 67-year member of the S.A.M. and received their prestigious Honorary Life Member award. Bush also has two I.B.M. Rings named after him, IBM #113 in New Jersey and IBM #284 in Florida. He was a good friend and will be missed.(2/15)

Appearing at the Magic Castle in Los Angeles, Feb. 16-22 are: Allan Hayden, David Avadon, The Falkensteins, George Tovar, Amos Levkovitch and Larry Wilson & Co.(2/15)
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