MT: October 19 – October 25, 1998

VOLUME: 10 / ISSUE: 294 / Monday – October 19, 1998
David Ben’s The Conjuror, a one-man theatrical event, which opened in 1996 to rave reviews will run at the Centrepointe Theatre (101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa, Canada) on Wednesday Oct. 21 through Friday Oct. 23. For tickets call 727-6650. The show received very positive press in the Oct. 17 edition of the Ottawa Citizen Online. To read the Janice Kennedy story click: HERE.(10/19)

Larry Clark, Doug Brewer, Marcelo Contento, Tommy Garbin, Pete Biro, Mike Elkan, Ray Pierce & Co, and Monique appearing at the Magic Castle in Los Angeles, on Oct. 19-25.(10/19)

Brian Gillis guest stars with regulars Jon Stetson, Marcelo Contento, Steve Kradolfer, Don Konick, and David Oliver appear in “Magicians & Spirits” at The Green Street Grill in Cambridge, MA on Tuesday Oct. 20. Show starts at 10pm, bar magic at 9pm. All seats $10. For more info phone: 617-876-1655.(10/19)
VOLUME: 10 / ISSUE: 295 / Tuesday – October 20, 1998
John Mako stages parts of Howard Thurston’s show on Tuesday Oct. 20 for the Columbus Historical Society at 7pm at Chemical Abstracts (2540 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, Ohio). The show is free. Commenting on what he intends to do, Mako said, “I’m not going to pretend I’m him. I am drawing heavily on his early career, though.” Robert Albrecht wrote about the show in the Oct. 18 issue of the The Columbus Dispatch. To read the story click: HERE.(10/20)

Channing Pollock stars as Fletcher Cameron and performs magic in the “Seminole Territory” episode of Daniel Boone on Wednesday Oct. 21 at 2pm ET on TVLAND-TV (US-cable).(10/20)

Penn and Teller perform on “Saturday Night Live” (episode #490 from the 1986-87 season) on Wednesday Oct. 21 at 3pm ET on Comedy Central (US-cable-TV).(10/20)
VOLUME: 10 / ISSUE: 296 / Wednesday – October 21, 1998
Johnny & Pam Thompson will be the guests of honor at this year’s WORKSHOP ’98, sponsored by IBM Ring #129. Also on the bill are Mike Caveney, John Carney, Mike Close, Doc Eason, Christopher Hart, Mac King, Bob Read, John Shyrock, and Fred Walker. The event takes place on October 22-24 at the Ramada Inn, in St. Joseph, MO. For more info click: HERE.(10/21)

Gordon Ross performs his Spooky Monster Magic Show on Thursday Oct. 22 at 7pm at the Henry Ford Centennial Library in Detroit Michigan. For more info phone: 313-943-2330.(10/21)

Doug Henning, Penn and Teller, and Siegfried and Roy, among the performers on “The Greats Of Modern Magic” episode of “Grand Illusions: The Story Of Magic” on the Canadian Discovery channel, Tuesday Oct. 20 at 9:30pm and again on Oct. 21 at 1:30am & 4:30am, Oct. 24 at 7pm and Oct. 25 at 2:30pm ET.(10/21)
VOLUME: 10 / ISSUE: 297 / Thursday – October 22, 1998
Torkova on his first European lecture tour will have stops in France, Switzerland and Beligum. You can catch him in Paris (Oct. 22 and 25), Toulouse (Oct. 26), Nice (Oct. 27), Geneve (Oct. 28), Lyon (Oct. 29) and Stembert (Oct. 30). For more information you can visit his website by clicking: HERE.(10/22)

Susie and Barry Taylor’s Psychic Ghost Theatre in Wheaton, MD is being filmed on Oct. 23 by Channel 7 WJLA News to air on Friday, Oct. 30. It scheduled for the 5pm news, hosted by Kathleen Matthews. For more info visit their website by clicking: HERE.(10/22)

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 on a rerun of the “World’s Greatest Magic IV” on Friday Oct. 23 at 9pm ET on FAM-TV (US-cable).(10/22)
VOLUME: 10 / ISSUE: 298 / Friday – October 23, 1998
Alain Nu with his four-person pantomime, full-evening show “Mysteries in Major and Minor” which features many new illusions will appear, for one night only, at the John Addison Concert Hall in Ft. Washington, MD on Saturday Oct. 24 at 8pm. Tickets are available for $8 by phoning the box office at: 301-292-8331.(10/23)

Bob Delaney, Tom Durnin, Rich Marotta, Pacheco, Frank Reyes, and George Terebush perform at S.A.M. #1’s 5th Annual Magical Banquet on Saturday Oct. 24 at 7pm in NYC. For info phone: 718-767-6245.(10/23)

David Copperfield travels to Europe for the next couple of months. His October dates are the Festspielhaus in Baden, Germany on Oct. 23-24 and at the Festhalle in Frankfurt, Germany on Oct. 29-Nov. 1.(10/23)

A nightclub magician and his wife are plunged into the world of the beyond in Boris Karloff Presents: Dark Legacy on Saturday Oct. 24 at 5am ET on SCIFI-TV (US-cable).(10/23)

Amazing Jonathan Live From Vegas on “The Lounge Lizards” (episode #007) on Saturday Oct. 24 at 11pm and Monday Oct. 26 at 6pm ET on Comedy Central (US-cable-TV).(10/23)

A magic themed episode of Buddy Faro titled, “Now You See Him Now He’s Dead” airs on Friday Oct. 23 at 9pm ET on CBS-TV (US).(10/23)
VOLUME: 10 / ISSUE: 299 / Saturday – October 24, 1998
Maurice Porcelain is the terrific artist who has been doing custom airbrushing at many magic and clown conventions over the past few years. He has just created a 100th Anniversary Special Edition Print of Emmett Kelly. The print will be available for sale on QVC-TV on Sunday Oct. 25 on The Emmett Kelly Collectible Show at 1am ET. For more info visit their website by clicking: HERE.(10/24)

Robert Baxt, Todd MacDonald, The Nutty Buddies and the Pendragons, are scheduled to appear in Magic Live! at the State Theatre in Easton, PA on Sunday Oct. 25 at 7pm. Tickets are available from the box office by phoning: 610-252-3132.(10/24)

John Dudley is performing in his “Spooktacular” Halloween magic show twice nightly at Deer Forest Theme Park in Coloma, MI. The show opens on Oct. 24 and will run through the 31st.(10/24)

With the success of Monday Night Magic in NYC they are now expanding to Saturdays. Todd Robbins will launch this new venture with his own one-man show on Oct. 24 at 10:30pm. The same show will also be repeated on Oct. 31, Nov. 7 and Nov. 14. There is a special introductory price of $17.50. For tickets call Ticketmaster at: (212) 307-4100.(10/24)
VOLUME: 10 / ISSUE: 300 / Sunday – October 25, 1998
Todd MacDonald, Robert Baxt, and Peter Samelson celebrate MNM’s First Anniversary at Monday Night Magic on Oct. 26 in NYC. For tickets call Ticketmaster at: (212) 307-4100.(10/25)

Harry Houdini is the subject of the investigative “Mysteries & Scandals” series on E! Among the magicians appearing on the show is Lance Burton. The show airs on Monday Oct. 26 at 7:30pm and again on the 27th at 9:30am and 5pm ET, the show will continue to be repeated for the next week, on E!-TV (US-cable).(10/25)
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