Let’s lead off the week with a new video from season five of Pilipinas Got Talent. Geffrey delos Reyes came out and blew the judges away with his close up skills. You may want to visit their YouTube page to see escape artist Vernon de Vera as well.

New Zealand’s Stuff has a report from the World Busking Festival, detailing that magician Jarred Fell was among the winners of the prestige Iron Chicken.

Boing Boing visits the magic world again with a look at storytelling and magic from Cory Doctorow.

Newcastle magician Chris Cross tells Chronicle Live of his professional woes since breaking his hand.

16 year old Portsmouth magician Jordan Greenwood is doing a March 9th charity performance for the British Heart Foundation. Details on the Portsmouth’s The News site.