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Ricky Jay's Sleight of Handnew

To call Ricky Jay a "magician" is like calling Leonardo a portrait painter. Esteemed among his peers as one of the finest sleight-of-hand artists in the world, Jay is also a recognized scholar in the motley history of illusionists, cardsharps, and con men.
Boston Phoenix  |  Jon Garelick  |  04-02-2009  |  Performance

The Disillusionist: One Man's Quest to Teach Magic Some New Tricksnew

David London has a problem with standard-issue magic. His solution involves celebrity toenails and a lot of Wonder Bread.
Washington City Paper  |  Oliver Lukacs  |  07-03-2008  |  Performance

Bruce Springsteen Lets Loose on 'Magic'new

It has the garage-band fervor of The River, amplified by a higher level of literary sophistication, and abetted by Springsteen's rare willingness to let his jangle-pop flag fly.
San Antonio Current  |  Gilbert Garcia  |  10-17-2007  |  Reviews

'Magic' in a Time of Disbeliefnew

Bruce Springsteen's latest album offers new and subversive sounds.
Birmingham Weekly  |  Courtney Haden  |  10-09-2007  |  Reviews

More Than Smoke and Mirrorsnew

You may have heard that magicians never reveal their tricks, but that's only partly true.
Eugene Weekly  |  Danny Cross  |  01-20-2006  |  Performance

Say Anything

Sarah Silverman and director Liam Lynch try (and mostly fail) to do something fresh with the comedy concert format, but, like its star, Jesus Is Magic is much funnier than it looks
Columbus Alive  |  Melissa Starker  |  12-01-2005  |  Reviews

The Magic Numbers

Whether you like hype-bedecked London popsters Magic Numbers may depend on whether you liked Ken Jennings, The Jeopardy! champ.
Washington City Paper  |  Pamela Murray Winters  |  10-20-2005  |  Reviews

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