As we all know, there is more magic in Las Vegas, Nevada than anywhere else in the world. For some time, magician David Neubauer has been keeping up with all the magic in Las Vegas, and has issued a monthly report, LAS VEGAS MAGIC. The following is his report for August, 2012 It was last Updated July 22, 2012. Contact David at his Website: www.dnmagic.com. David also has announced that Las Vegas Magic is now online at www.dnmagic.com/vegasmagic.
9 pm (Dark Sun. & Mon.) - Planet Hollywood.
Criss Angel - Believe
7 (except Wed. & Thurs.) & 9:30 pm (Dark Sun. - Mon.) - Luxor.
David Copperfield - An Intimate Evening of Grand Illusion
7 & 9:30 pm & also 4 pm Sat. - MGM Grand.
Gerry McCambridge - The Mentalist
7:30 pm (Dark Wed.) - Planet Hollywood.
Comp Tickets and info: www.mentalist.com
ILLUSIONS - Jan Rouven
7 pm (Dark Wed.) - Riviera.
It’s Tricky - the “Original Nerd of Magic” Kyle Marlett
Starring the 5 pm, (Dark Wed. - Thurs.) - Royal House Resort.
Jeff McBride’s WONDERGROUND
3rd Thurs. each month 7:30 to midnight - The Olive (3850 E Sunset Dr.) Non-stop Magic & Variety Performance Art. A whole new show each month. Free with 2 drink minimum.
Mac King Comedy Magic Show
1 & 3 pm, (Dark Sun. & Mon.) - Harrah's.
Free tickets (buy 1 drink) usually available at the concierge desk or handed out by showgirls.
Bring California ID for 1/2 price tickets at the Box Office through Labor Day, 2012.
Magic and Mayhem starring Michael Turco
4 pm - Saxe Theater, Miracle Mile Shops - Planet Hollywood.
Magic, Mind Reading & Mystery with Paul Vigil
7 pm (Wed.) - King Ink, Mirage.
Magical Mix starring Christopher Karpiak
7-10 pm (Dark Tues. - Wed.) - Mix Lounge, Mandalay Bay.
Free to locals until 10 pm.
Mike Hammer Comedy Magic Show
7 pm (Dark Sun. & Mon.) - Four Queens.
$14.95 discounted tix + free drink: www.vegas4locals.com/couponmikehammercomedymagic.html
Mind Blowing Comedy - Kevin Burke
9:13 pm – The D.
Dinner & Tix: www.vegas4locals.com/couponfeastoflaughterlasvegas.html
Murray - Celebrity Magician
With Douglas “Lefty” Leferovich.
7 pm - Laugh Factory at the Tropicana.
Nathan Burton Comedy Magic Show
4 pm, (Dark Mon.) - Flamingo.
Armando Vera’s Up-Close “VIP Experience” is performed pre-show @ 3 pm
FREE Balcony Tickets: www.vegas4locals.com/couponnathanburtoncomedymagic.html
Penn & Teller
9 pm, (Dark Thurs. - Fri.) - Rio.
MAGIC WITHIN PRODUCTION SHOWS
2 sets between 10 pm - 2 am (Dark Mon. - Thurs.)
The Can Can Room on Industrial.
Tony Douglas - 9:30 pm (Dark Tues.) - Riviera.
Crazy Horse, Paris
Jason Andrews - 8 pm & 10:30 (Dark Tues.) – MGM Grand
Haunted Vegas Show and Tour
Jac Hayden, Robert Allen.
9:30 pm, picks up at the Royal Resort.
V The Ultimate Variety Show
Featuring Melinda - First Lady of Magic
7 & 8:30, V Theater, Planet Hollywood
VEGAS CLOSE-UP MAGIC
Shimshi - Resident Magician - Wynn/Encore.
Seth Grabel - Fri. & Sat. 9-11 pm - Foundation Room, Mandalay Bay.
Ben Seidman - Resident Magician - Mandalay Bay.
Cameron Shadow - Resident Magician - Pure Nightclub, Caesars Palace.
Craig Keith performs bar magic, various times - Dick’s Last Resort, Excalibur.
JungleJosh - House Magician - Señor Frogs at Treasure Island (Dark Mon.), 5 pm to 1 am. Table-hopping and Comedy Magic on the stages. No Cover, No Min.
Smoothini - Wed. to Sun. 8 pm-10:30 at Hard Rock Café (2nd Floor Bar); 11 pm to 2 am at Zingers, 3743 Las Vegas Blvd. and after 2 am at New York New York’s Pour 24.
Jamie Porter's Radio Side Show
Sat @ 5 am, KLAV FM 1230.
LAS VEGAS MAGIC ORGANIZATIONS
Fantasma I.B.M. Ring 257, 7 pm – 8:45, 1st Monday each month at Denny & Lee’s Magic Shop, 5115 Dean Martin Dr. #102 Free Children’s Classes at 5:45. No meeting if the 1st Monday is a major Holiday. ($24 a year to be a member).
Darwin’s Magic Club 10 pm Wednesdays at Boomers, 3200 Sirius Ave.
KIDabra Las Vegas 7 pm every 3rd Monday.
Amazing Clowns, 3525 E. Flamingo.
UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS
July 23-26: Society of American Magicians National Convention - Tomsoni & Company, Kevin James, Fielding West, Joseph Gabriel & Katalin, Roy Shank, Losander, Luna Shimada, Dan Sperry, Sonny Fontana, Fergus Roy, Steve Daly, Kim Hyunjoon, Jason Baney, Mathieu Bich, Boris Wild, Ali Shelly, David Stone, Sarlot & Eyed, Christian & Katalina, John Cassidy, Funtasio, Yann Frisch, Ayala and Tanya, The Mac King Show and the David Copperfield Show will be part of the convention. Honored Guest: David Copperfield - Golden Nugget. www.magicSAM.com or email@example.com
July 23: The Society of American Magicians proudly presents MAGIC DUETS. Featuring two of the Society's favorite magic teams performing comedy magic, mind reading, illusions and audience participation.Roland Sarlot & Susan Eyed; Christian & Katalina Painter. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Tickets $25.00 at Society of American Magicians registration booth or 719-338-8169. Golden Nugget Ballroom.
July 24: The Society of American Magicians proudly presents its
MAGIC STAGE CONTEST - Contest judges and the audience choose the winners in a variety of magic categories for Gold and Silver awards. The performers offer a variety of styles and illusions. The audience gets a vote to select a "People's Choice" Award. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Tickets $25.00 at Society of American Magicians registration booth or 719-338-8169. Golden Nugget Ballroom.
July 25: LAS VEGAS MAGIC EXPERIENCE at 8:30 pm: The Society of American Magicians proudly presents some of the best Las Vegas magicians appearing together in one "spectacular" show. You would have to visit six different casinos to see these stars, who have all played the major high priced hotels and casinos in Las Vegas over the years. Now here they are, in a family show with all their manipulations, grand illusions, levitations, quick changes comedy, and yes even the disappearance of a ferocious Bengal Tiger.Fielding West hosts Luna Shimada, Jason Baney, Losander, Ayala and Tanya and Sonny Fontana.OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Tickets $31.00 at THE SMITH CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, 361 Symphony Park Ave. 719-338-8169 or
July 26: INTERNATONAL MAGIC SPECTACULAR at 8:30 pm The Society of American MagiciansAnnual Convention invites the public to witness its final Gala Show featuring top magicians from around the world who have gathered for this event.ize winning magicians will appear with an array of grand illusion, impossible card manipulations, fantastic comedy acts, plus three home town Las Vegas stars who will entertain you and your family. Bring the kids. Starring RG Smith, John Cassidy, the man in the balloon,Funtasio, Chris Kenner, The Great Tomsoni and Company (The Warsaw Wizard) Korean champion Kim Hyun-Joon and our own Nathan Burton. Tickets OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. $31.00 at THE SMITH CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, 361 Symphony Park Ave. 719-338-8169 or www.thesmithcenter.com/shows-tickets/
August 13-19: Magic & Mystery School - Extended Master Class - Jeff McBride, Eugene Burger,Lawrence Hass, Bryce Kuhlman & Tobias Beck.
August 19: Jeff McBride’s Wonderground 7:30 to midnight at The Olive - Jeff McBride, Eugene Burgerand an ever changing cast.
August 18: I.B.M. Fantasma Ring 257 announces a lecture by John Calvert, 7 pm at Denny & Lee Magic Studio, 5115 Dean Martin Dr. Suite 102. Dues paid Ring 257 members free, others $20 at the door, children free with paid adult.
September 20: Jeff McBride’s Wonderground 7:30 to midnight at The Olive - Jeff McBride, Eugene Burger and an ever changing cast.
Sept. 30-Oct. 3: Innovention 2012 - Dedicated to Master Magician and World famous Hypnotist Peter Reveen. Already confirmed are The Great Tomsoni & Co, Jeff Hobson, Amazing Jonathon, Michael Holly, Michael Goudeau, Eric Buss, Christopher Hart, Fielding West, Kyle & Mistie Knight, Farrell Dillon, Dana Daniels, Ben Stone, Armando Lucero, Sos Petrosyan, Paul Vigil, Bob Kohler, Bill Smith, Scott Alexander, Seth Kramer, Gabrielle Lyster, juggling Legend Kris Kremo and many more have promised to come. Gold Coast. Special discount registration offer of $245 until they reach 250 registrations (regular registration is $345). Limited to 275 attendees. For details and register, firstname.lastname@example.org
October 12-14: Magic & Mystery School: Focus on Street Magic with Jeff McBride.
October 17-20: Magic & Mystery School hosts: The Magic & Meaning Conference Jeff McBride, Eugene Burger, Larry Hass, George Parker.
October 18: Jeff McBride’s Wonderground 7:30 to midnight at The Olive - Jeff McBride, Eugene Burger and an ever changing cast.
November 8-11: Magic & Mystery School presents Magic & Medicine (now with CME Credit) Eugene Burger, Jeff McBride, Ricardo Rosenkranz, M. D., and Lawrence Hass, Ph.D.
Nov. 11-13: MINDvention - Kenton Knepper, Max Krause, Patrick Redford/George Tait, Roy Zaltsman, Colin McLeod, Larry Haas, Satori, Ross Johnson, Tony Chris, Christopher Taylor, Paul Draper. (more details on the website) - Palace Station.
November 14-16: Magic & Mystery School: Master Class for Mentalism - Ross Johnson, Eugene Burger, Jeff McBride.
November 18: Jeff McBride’s Wonderground 7:30 to midnight at The Olive - Jeff McBride, Eugene Burger and an ever changing cast.
December 18: Jeff McBride’s Wonderground 7:30 to midnight at The Olive - Jeff McBride, Eugene Burger and an ever changing cast.
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