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Magic News and Notes - 4/6/13

By March 5, 2013

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Magician Greg Wilson will be starring in "Mysteries of Magic," a live illusion show that will run before select screenings of the new "Oz The Great and Powerful" movie at Disney's "El Capitan" theater in Hollywood, CA. With his charisma and classic performance style, I can't think of a better entertainer for this gig. You can watch a promo video here.

Kevin Spencer is working on a documentary about employing simple magic tricks to change the lives of people with disabilities. He is raising money via crowd funding to complete the film. You can watch his promo video and make a contribution to his worthy project here.

Pittsburgh-based mentalist Rick Maue recently organized a "cash mob" to support local, independently-owned stores. According to a recent article, the beneficiary of Maue's efforts was the "Cuckoo's Nest," a 37-year-old magic store in Pittsburgh where some 58 amateur and professional magicians converged to make a purchase. You can read the article here.

Escapologist Jonathan Goodwin is promoting his latest dare-devil stunt. He's escaping from a strait jacket while suspended from a burning rope. The catch is that he's dangling from the famous "London Eye" in the UK. You can watch the promo video here.


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