MT: March 8-14, 1999

VOLUME: 15 / ISSUE: 434 / Monday – March 8, 1999
Dick Koornwinder, Chuck Fayne, Billy McComb, Nicholas Night & Kinga, John George, David Groves, and Brian Jacobs appearing at the Magic Castle in Los Angeles, on Mar. 8-14. Dick Koornwinder lectures on Sunday Mar. 14.(3/8)

A magic themed episode of “Touched by an Angel” on Tuesday Mar. 9 at 8pm on PXN-TV (US).(3/8)
VOLUME: 15 / ISSUE: 435 / Tuesday – March 9, 1999
David Copperfield once again makes it into the annual “Forbes Celebrity 100.” This year he has landed at number 20 in the money rankings with an estimated earnings last year of $49.5 million dollars. Forbes credits him for “streamlining his tour operation and running one of the tightest ships in show business.” Copperfield was also ranked number 45 in the Forbes “Power Rank” which looks at income, media buzz, web prominence, magazine covers, press and future earning power.(3/9)

Erik Rochelle, David Oliver, Jon Stetson, Steve Kradolfer, Marcelo Contento appear in “Magicians & Spirits” at The Green Street Grill in Cambridge, MA on Tuesday Mar. 9. Show starts at 10pm, bar magic at 9pm. All seats $10. For more info phone: 617-876-1655.(3/9)

What television has done to magic and how magic has responded is the subject of the “Magic Versus Television” episode of “Grand Illusions: The Story Of Magic” on the Canadian Discovery channel, Tuesday Mar. 9 at 9:30pm and again on Mar. 10 at 1:30am & 4:30am, Mar. 13 at 7:30pm and Mar. 14 at 3:30pm ET.(3/9)
VOLUME: 15 / ISSUE: 436 / Wednesday – March 10, 1999
The 25th Anniversary Winter Carnival of Magic will take place on Mar. 11-13 at the Gatlinburg Convention Center in Gatlinburg, TN. Booked are: Daryl, Peter Gossamer, Jessie & James, Steve Kissell, Joe Lefler, Oscar Munoz, Johnny Ace Palmer, Johnny Thompson, Mark Wade, and Tommy Wonder. Registration is $65. For more information visit their website by clicking: HERE.(3/10)

Penn & Teller appear on “This Morning” on Thursday Mar. 11 at 8am ET on CBS-TV (US).(3/10)

Penn & Teller perform on a rerun of “Aspen Comedy Festival I” on Thursday Mar. 11 at 2am ET on Comedy Central (US-cable-TV).(3/10)
VOLUME: 15 / ISSUE: 437 / Thursday – March 11, 1999
Fukai & Kimika, Juan Mayoral, Mike Caveney, George Sateriale, John Ferrentino, and Marcelo Contento will star in the second annual Stars of Magic show produced by Joe Hernandez at the State Theatre in New Brunswick, New Jersey. The show takes place on Saturday Mar. 13 at 8pm. Tickets are available at the Box Office by phoning: 732-246-7469 (10am-6pm).(3/11)

Magician, a new animated series with a super-hero magician as the main character started airing last week. The show will continue to run every Saturday at 10am ET on FOX-TV (US).(3/11)

Rafael Benatar is performing at Croché, in San Lorenzo del Escorial on Friday Mar. 12 at midnight. Croché is a café, 40 min. from Madrid, with a 20-year magic tradition with performers every Friday who do a one-man show followed by close-up magic at the tables.(3/11)

Harley Newman, Bradd Cummings, Ruth Carlson, Jay Leno, Jackie Martling, Jennifer Holliday and the Constitution Choir, Traylor Howard, Henry Gibson, and Deana Carter appear on episode #18 of “Penn and Teller’s Sin City Spectacular” on Friday Mar. 12 at 10pm, Sunday Mar. 14 at 10pm and Saturday Mar. 20 at 8pm ET on FX-TV (US-cable).(3/11)
VOLUME: 15 / ISSUE: 438 / Friday – March 12, 1999
Daryl, Silly Billy, Torkova, Eric Dockery and Danny Rodriguez appear at NEMCON #18 (New England Magician’s Conference) at the Holiday Inn in North Haven, CT on Saturday Mar. 13 from 9am to midnight. This year’s guest of honor is Ken Allen. Registration for the one-day convention is $50 at the door. For more information phone: 203-265-4118 or e-mail:

Steve Burton, from Houston, was in a serious car accident two weeks ago which left him with a broken leg. He is scheduled to leave the hospital this week. You can wish Steve a quick recovery by e-mailing him at:

Penn & Teller’s show at the Warner Theatre was reviewed by Nelson Pressley in the Mar. 11 issue of The Washington Post. His conclusion, “It’s all, everyone seemed to agree, too cool to refuse.” To read the full review click: HERE.(3/12)

Tenko and the Guardians of the Magic, animated series, starring the famed Japanese magician Princess Tenko airs on Saturday Mar. 13 and 20 at 8:30am and then appears everyday at 3pm ET starting on Mar. 22 on FAM-TV (US-cable).(3/12)
VOLUME: 15 / ISSUE: 439 / Saturday – March 13, 1999
Mike Caveney and Juan Mayoral will be lecturing at Magic Funday on Sunday Mar. 14 at the Ukrainian Cultural Center in Somerset, NJ. For more information visit their website by clicking: HERE.(3/13)

A memorial for Peter Pit, who was a mainstay at the Magic Castle for more than 20 years, will be held at the Magic Castle in Los Angeles on Sunday Mar. 14 at 4:30pm.(3/13)
VOLUME: 15 / ISSUE: 440 / Sunday – March 14, 1999
George Schindler on a lecture tour throughout Australia and New Zealand. If you are in the area you can catch him in Sydney (Mar. 16), Melbourne (17), Perth (22), then at the NZ Magicians Convention in Wellington, NZ (Apr. 1-5) and a lecture in Christchurch, NZ on Apr. 7.(3/14)

R.J. Lewis, Mike Bent, and Rocco appear at Monday Night Magic on Mar. 15 in NYC. For tickets call Ticketmaster at: (212) 307-4100.(3/14)

Harry Anderson appears on “Night Stand” on Monday Mar. 15 at 10:30pm and Tuesday Mar. 16 at 1:30am ET on E!-TV (US-cable).(3/14)

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