MT: June 14-20, 1999

VOLUME: 18 / ISSUE: 532 / Monday – June 14, 1999
“Siegfried & Roy: The Magic Box,” the IMAX-3D movie based on their lives is scheduled to premiere at the SONY Theatre in Lincoln Square in New York City on Jul. 29 and begins its regular run the next day. Other premieres currently scheduled are: Aug. 3 in Los Angeles and on Oct. 1 in Berlin. In conjunction with the release of the film they are launching a new website on Jul. 20 which will deal with everything about the film. A skeleton of the site can be seen at:

Thomas Meier, Mark Jenest, Bob Dorian, Howard Jay, Jonathan Neal, Huber Marionettes, Michael Rappa, and Jim Skaggs appearing at the Magic Castle in Los Angeles, on Jun. 14-20. Mark Edward lectures on Sunday Jun. 20.(6/14)

Lance Burton: Master Magician, his first TV special, reruns on Tuesday Jun. 15 at 6pm ET on FAM-TV (US-cable).(6/14)
VOLUME: 18 / ISSUE: 533 / Tuesday – June 15, 1999
The Jewish Museum in London has a new exhibition on Jewish Magic and Mysticism titled “Angels and Demons.” It tries to explore traditions of Jewish magic and mysticism in different parts of the world from ancient times to the present day. In addition to superstition and mysticism they also explore some leading Jewish magicians including Houdini, David Copperfield, and Uri Geller. The exhibit opened on May 19 and will run through Oct. 3 at the Jewish Museum (129-131 Albert Street, Camden Town, London). It opens Sun.-Thur. From 10am to 4pm. For more information phone: 0171 284 1997. To find out about the special talks and events which are being given in conjunction with the exhibit click: HERE.(6/15)

Hidden Secrets of Magic, starring Lance Burton, Omar Pasha and Mark Kalin on Wednesday Jun. 16 at 6pm ET on FAM-TV (US-cable).(6/15)

America’s Funniest People presents a magic act in slow motion on Thursday Jun. 17 at 4:30am ET on TBS-TV (US-cable).(6/15)
VOLUME: 18 / ISSUE: 534 / Wednesday – June 16, 1999
Mike Rogers, Gene Anderson, and Rocco have been booked for the next Magic Funday on Sunday Oct. 24 at the Ukrainian Cultural Center in Somerset, NJ. For more information phone: 732-291-7323 or visit their website by clicking: HERE.(6/16)

World’s Greatest Magic IV starring Ayala, Jonathan David Bass, Kirby Van Birch, Lance Burton, Juliana Chen, Carl Cloutier, Raymond Crow, Dexion, Lennart Green, The Hamners, Mac King, Tim Kole, Sherry Lukas, Ken Mate, Max Maven, Tabary, and Rick Thomas will rerun on Thursday Jun. 17 at 7pm ET on FAM-TV (US-cable).(6/16)

Houdini: Unlocking His Secrets with performances by Lance Burton, Brett Daniels, David Williamson and the Pendragons on Thursday Jun. 17 at 6pm ET on FAM-TV (US-cable).(6/16)
VOLUME: 18 / ISSUE: 535 / Thursday – June 17, 1999
ENGLAND: John Derris, Fay Presto, David Wood, Geoffrey Durham, Keith Fields, and Alan Blythe will be lecturing at The Magic Circle Country Members’ Day on Sunday Jun. 20 at The Magic Circle Headquarters (12 Stephenson Way, London). In addition to the lectures there will also be a Magic Circle Forum and an evening show. The event is free to members and £10 to non-members. All seats must be reserved in advance by e-mailing Anthony Owen at:

OKLAHOMA: The sixth annual “Pandemonium of Magic” show featuring Norman and Jim Smithson and produced by The Oklahoma City Magic Club takes place on Saturday Jun. 19 at 7pm at the Sooner Theatre. Tickets are $5 each and are available at the Box Office by phoning: 405-321-9600. There will also be close-up magicians in the lobby and the mezzanine.(6/17)

Lance Burton’s second TV special, “Lance Burton, Master Magician: The Encounter,” reruns on Friday Jun. 18 at 6pm ET on FAM-TV (US-cable).(6/17)

Lance Burton and his animals are featured on a rerun of Amazing Tails on Friday Jun. 18 at 10:30am and 1:30pm ET on ANPLAN-TV (US-cable).(6/17)
VOLUME: 18 / ISSUE: 536 / Friday – June 18, 1999
92-year old Bob Reinhart who we reported was in the hospital last month is back home and is doing well. You may want to drop him a note at: Robert Reinhart, 121 Stein Road, Pine Bush, NY 12566.(6/18)

Penn & Teller will be making an appearance at the Golden Rainbow Benefit (13th annual Ribbon Of Life) on Saturday Jun. 19 at 1pm at the Luxor Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Tickets range from $25 to $175 each. For more information phone: 702-384-2899.(6/18)

Eric Henning performs on Saturday Jun. 19 at 10am at the Laurel Antique Show in Laurel, MD. Henning will present a new addition to his series of Victorian-era programs, “Dr. Simpson’s Sympathetic Swamp-Root Syrup,” a take-off on old-time “medicine shows.” Admission and parking is free.(6/18)

Infantino performs his Family Magic Show at the Rocking Horse Ranch in the Catskills (600 Rte 44-55, Highland NY) on Jun. 19 and 29. For more information phone: 914-691-2927.(6/18)
VOLUME: 18 / ISSUE: 537 / Saturday – June 19, 1999
The Fox Family Channel is looking for a young magician to Emcee their nationwide tour in July through October. You must have a drivers license and enjoy working for kids. US Concepts will be auditioning people at the end of June. If you want to be considered for an audition send a video and resume to US Concepts (Att: MC, 16 West 22nd St. #2, New York, NY 10010) or fax your resume to: 212-206-0599, Att: MC.(6/19)

Ricky Jay can be seen in the 1997 James Bond movie “Tomorrow Never Dies” on Sunday Jun. 20 at 12:15pm and 9pm, Jun. 21 at 5:35am, Jun. 23 at 7:30am, 2:55am and 9:30pm, Jun. 28 at 12:30pm and 9pm and Jun. 29 at 5:50am ET on SHOW2-TV (US-cable).(6/19)
VOLUME: 18 / ISSUE: 538 / Sunday – June 20, 1999
Len Vintus (Melvin Justus Given McMullen) who founded the International Brotherhood of Magicians in 1922 with Gene Gordon and holds IBM membership card #1 died on Thursday Jun. 17 in Winnipeg, Canada. He was born on Jun. 19, 1903. He was also their first president and for a short time edited the Linking Ring magazine.(6/20)

Hans Klok’s Magic for the New Millennium runs from Jun. 16 to Jul. 4 at the D Deutsches Theater München (Betriebs-GmbH, Schwanthalerstr. 13) in Munich, Germany. For more information click: HERE.(6/20)

Michael Chaut, Will Shaw, Rocco, Simon Lovell, Jamy Ian Swiss, and Frank Brents appear at Monday Night Magic on Jun. 21 in NYC. For tickets call Ticketmaster at: (212) 307-4100.(6/20)

INDIANA: Stephen Bargatze will headline IBM Ring #10’s 1999 Installation Banquet and Show on Monday Jun. 21 at 6pm at the Jonathon Byrd Cafeteria in Indianapolis. For more information click: HERE.(6/20)
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