Archive for the 'Las Vegas' Category

David Goldrake To Las Vegas, The Magic Play And More [Magic Bulletin]

Posted by Michael on May 5th, 2017

In this video David Goldrake presents his effect Lighter Than Air athlete Coolux Connect Conference 2015. It has just been announced that tickets will go on sale Monday for David’s all new show at the Tropicana Las Vegas which will open this summer. Read more on the Vegas News site.

Want to live in a home with a tangential connection to Houdini? is reporting that a mansion in Ridgefield, Connecticut once owned by Houdini’s brother Dr. Leopold Weiss is for sale. According to legend, Houdini practiced underwater escapes in the home’s pool. However, Harry and Leopold had a falling out around 1917 and the home was built in 1912 and had at least one owner before Leopold so that legend might just be a myth!

Finally, MetroWeekly takes a look at The Magic Play, whose run at the Only Theatre Center in Only, Maryland had been extended to May 14.

Murray Teams With Mentalist Parrot

Posted by Michael on January 13th, 2017

Murray Sawchuck is back (or it may be evil, Mirror Universe Murray with that facial hair… we’ll have to keep an eye on him). This time Murray is hitting the streets of Las Vegas with a mind reading parrot. Honestly, that is exactly what I expect to find on the streets of Las Vegas: famous magicians and mind reading animals.

Mike Hammer At Mondays Dark

Posted by Michael on November 21st, 2016

Mondays Dark, a 90 minute charity show with a rotating cast held at Vinyl inside the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, just posted this video of Mike Hammer from his recent turn in the show. You can learn more about the Mondays Dark shows on their website and learn more about Mike Hammer on his site.

Piff And Mac King Go Eat Sea Bass

Posted by Michael on January 8th, 2016

Okay, this is basically a big fat commercial for Artisanal Foods in Vegas. But it is a sweet commercial with Mac King and Piff the Magic Dragon where they eat sea bass, edible clay and play with goldfish. This is the second of Piff’s Magic Snackdowns (the first one is here) and it looks like there may be more in the future at the Artisanal Foods YouTube page.

Congratulations Mat Franco!

Posted by Michael on August 21st, 2015

Mat Franco’s official grand opening at the Linq is tonight and iTricks just wants to take a second to congratulate Mat. We expect to hear great things about Magic Reinvented Nightly and look forward to next month’s two hour primetime NBC special!

Let’s Take A Trip To Wonderground

Posted by Michael on April 3rd, 2015

Lots a cool news so far today, but don’t think we forgot that it is Video Friday. Fox 5 KVVU took a trip to Jeff McBride’s Wonderground. You can find out more about this special show that hits the third Thursday of every month on the official website.

Congratulations Murray, S&R Lion Dies, Penn VS Hackers [Magic Bulletin]

Posted by Michael on December 22nd, 2014

Murray SawChuck has moved his show to the Sin City Theater at the Planet Hollywood Las Vegas with an unofficial opening Sunday night. The official opening, complete with red carpet, is next Sunday, December 28. Wife Chloe and “Lefty” Leferovitch will continue to co-star in the show at its new venue. The video above is from Murray’s recent appearance on KTNV’s Valley View Live. He was a special guest host last Wednesday and if you want to see more of Murray on the show, they have posted a second video here.

Sad news from Cincinnati where Future, a 17 year old on loan to the Cincinnati Zoo by Siegfried and Roy, had to be euthanized. According to coverage in The Guardian, the average life span of a lion is about 17 years.

Finally, Penn Jillette has authored on opinion piece for CNN on hacking. In the article he reveals that he has been targeted by blackmailing hackers.