MT: January 4-10, 1999

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VOLUME: 13 / ISSUE: 371 / Monday – January 4, 1999
Steve Silverman, Tom Ogden, Meg & Sue Murphy, Aldo Colombini, Billy McComb, Amos Levkovitch, and Goldfinger & Dove appearing at the Magic Castle in Los Angeles, on Jan. 4-10. Sylvester the Jester lectures on Sunday Jan. 10.(1/4)

David Oliver, Steve Kradolfer, Mike Bent, Jon Stetson, and Special Guest Erik Rochelle appear in “Magicians & Spirits” at The Green Street Grill in Cambridge, MA on Tuesday Jan. 5. Show starts at 10pm, bar magic at 9pm. All seats $10. For more info phone: 617-876-1655.(1/4)

A magic themed “Hogan Family” has Sandy Duncan as Jason Bateman’s magic-act assistant on Tuesday Jan. 5 at 4pm ET on PAX-TV (US).(1/4)
VOLUME: 13 / ISSUE: 372 / Tuesday – January 5, 1999
Ian Adair who was the backbone of the famed Supreme Magic Company in Devon, England has just joined Magic Direct as the chief magical advisor and editor for their forthcoming British magic magazine. The monthly magazine which is scheduled to debut this month promises 52 pages with 150 international stars of magic as contributors. Subscriptions start at $50 for six months (six editions). For more info e-mail them by clicking: HERE.(1/5)

Charles Greene discusses corporate magic and Wij & Richard Lyn discuss magic for children on the “Working Magic” episode of “Grand Illusions: The Story Of Magic” on the Canadian Discovery channel, Tuesday Jan. 5 at 9:30pm and again on Jan. 6 at 1:30am & 4:30am, Jan. 9 at 7:30pm and Jan. 10 at 3:30pm ET.(1/5)
VOLUME: 13 / ISSUE: 373 / Wednesday – January 6, 1999
David Copperfield in Europe for most of January. The schedule is as follows: Jan. 7-13 at the Musical Dome Theatre in Cologne, Germany. Jan. 15-17 at the Sport Halle in Budapest, Hungary. Jan. 22-24 at the Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland. Jan. 29-Feb. 19 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada.(1/6)

The Pendragons are scheduled to produce Andy Pargh from an empty box on the “Today” show on Thursday Jan. 7 at 7am ET on NBC-TV (US). The segment is being aired live from Caesars Magical Empire in Las Vegas where the Pendragons are performing through Feb. 2. The segment should air around 8am ET.(1/6)

Penn & Teller are scheduled to appear on “Late Night with Conan O’Brien” on Thursday Jan. 7 at 12:35am ET on NBC-TV (US).(1/6)
VOLUME: 13 / ISSUE: 374 / Thursday – January 7, 1999
Jennifer Webb (former editor of Magic Manuscript) and Tony Spina (owner of Louis Tannen, Inc.) are corroborating on a new book titled; “Magic’s Funniest Moments: By the World’s Greatest Magicians.” If you have an outrageous story and/or photo and want to be included in the book contact Ms. Webb by e-mailing her at: magiccomm@aol.com. Don’t waste time the deadline for submissions is in April.(1/7)

Siegfried & Roy resume their regular schedule at the Mirage in Las Vegas on Friday Jan. 8. They will do two shows per night, 7:30pm and 11pm, (except Wednesdays and Thursdays). Tickets are $89.35 per person.(1/7)

Penn & Teller appear on Donny & Marie on Friday Jan. 8 at 9am ET on FOX-TV (US). This show is syndicated and may appear at different times and on different channels depending on where you live.(1/7)
VOLUME: 13 / ISSUE: 375 / Friday – January 8, 1999
Lance Burton has been scheduled to appear on “The Tonight Show” with Jay Leno on Monday Feb. 8. The appearance will be used to promote his upcoming TV special: “Top Secret.” The show has already aired in Japan on Jan. 1 and 2 and will probably air in the US in the first half of February. In a related story, Costco has sold more than 60,000 Lance Burton magic sets in the last few months with the Burton’s profits being donated to charity.(1/8)
VOLUME: 13 / ISSUE: 376 / Saturday – January 9, 1999
Meir Yedid will be doing one of his rare Dealer Shows where he will perform more that 50 routines as they are called out from the audience and then offer to sell them. It takes place on Monday Jan. 11 at 8:15pm upstairs at The Willows Restaurant (1013 Washiington Ave., Green Brook, New Jersey, phone: 732-968-2739). The event which is sponsored by S.A.M. David Copperfield Assembly #161 is open to all who are interested in magic and the admission is a very low $5 per person.(1/9)

Marty Pollio, Jennifer Tilly, Cirque du Soleil, Peter Pitofsky, Ian Varella, They Might Be Giants, Bobcat Goldthwait, and Harry Dean Stanton appear on “Penn and Teller’s Sin City Spectacular” on Sunday Jan. 10 at 10pm and will be repeated on Monday Jan. 11 at 9pm ET on FX-TV (US-cable).(1/9)
VOLUME: 13 / ISSUE: 377 / Sunday – January 10, 1999
Bob Fitch is lecturing in the Philadelphia area on Monday Jan. 11 and conducting a private workshop on Tuesday. For more info phone Marc DeSouza at: 610-941-4132. On Wednesday he will lecture for JMMRT in Linden, NJ for info on that phone Al Hillman: at 732-257-3456.(1/10)

David Oliver, Michael Chaut, Mike Bent, and Todd Robbins appear at Monday Night Magic on Jan. 11 in NYC. For tickets call Ticketmaster at: (212) 307-4100.(1/10)

“Now You See Him” is a magic themed episode of Columbo featuring Jack Cassidy as a magician who murders a blackmailer while on-stage performing the “water tank” illusion. Airs on Monday Jan. 11 at 2pm ET on A&E-TV (US-cable).(1/10)
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