Posts tagged as: Las Vegas Magic Shows

Penn & Teller are having a ball (& cup) exposing the secrets of magic. Or is their exposé simply an illusion?

Penn & Teller are having a ball (& cup) exposing the secrets of magic. Or is their exposé simply an illusion?

By Aleza Freeman (aleza.freeman@vegas.com) Vegas.com Revealing the secret behind an illusion is typically frowned upon in the world of magic. So how is it that Penn Jillette and magic partner Teller get away with breaking the rules? The truth is: They didn’t always. “We pull that off because we became successful,” admits Teller. Both magicians [...]

Teller talks

Teller talks

It’s Penn Jillette who does most, if not all of the talking in the magic show Penn & Teller at the Rio hotel in Las Vegas. But the quieter half of the duo actually has a lot of things to say: On being the quiet one … “If it needs to be talked about, it’s [...]

Q & A with Penn Jillette

Q & A with Penn Jillette

Penn Jillette, the taller, more talkative half of comedy magic duo Penn & Teller, performs in their show six nights a week at the Rio Hotel and Casino. (Read more about Penn & Teller’s show at the Rio). When he’s not busy entertaining Vegas audiences, he also finds time in his busy schedule to work [...]

Wonderground: Magic Castle without walls is back to enchant Vegas

Wonderground: Magic Castle without walls is back to enchant Vegas

Wonderground takes place at 8 p.m. the third Thursday of the month at The Olive, 3850 East Sunset. There is no cover charge, but there is a two drink minimum. Having grown up in Las Vegas, there really isn’t much that surprises me. That ship pretty much sailed when I was 6 years old and I [...]

Magicians The Fercos Brothers are feline friendly

Magicians The Fercos Brothers are feline friendly

From left: Tony and Ferdinand Fercos with their white Siberian tiger With one blond and one brunette, brothers Tony and Ferdinand Fercos might look like another iconic magic duo who also work with white tigers, but they’re different from Siegfried and Roy. It’s like the Rolling Stones and the Beatles, they both play music and [...]

Revealing the Las Vegas Magician

Revealing the Las Vegas Magician

He makes people scream and throw their drinks in the air. Sometimes they fall out of their seats. And sometimes they stare at him with sort of a glazed, unemotional look. Then suddenly, the wheels start turning, and their jaw goes slack and drops open. Those are the moments he lives for, when he gets [...]

Vegas quietly pulls 1,000 magicians out of its hat

Vegas quietly pulls 1,000 magicians out of its hat

On any given day,  you can find a magician or two in just about any Las Vegas hotel. There’s Criss Angel at Luxor. Dirk Arthur at the Tropicana. Lance Burton at Monte Carlo. David Copperfield at the MGM Grand. And that’s just one intersection of the nearly four miles comprising the Las Vegas Strip. But over the next few days, more [...]

Club Tattoo celebrates opening with “Death Drop”

Club Tattoo celebrates opening with “Death Drop”

Magician Steve Wyrick will perform a terrifying “Death Drop” escape featuring Chester Bennington, co-owner of Club Tattoo and Linkin Park frontman, to mark the store’s grand opening inside Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on Saturday, July 4 at 8:30 p.m. Wyrick, whose theater is located in the Miracle Mile Shops, will be [...]

The Vegas Weekender: Bloom into June with a luau

The Vegas Weekender: Bloom into June with a luau

Summer temperatures are heating up in Vegas and that means the party is moving from day to night and poolside. What better way to enjoy the evening than sipping mai tais and watching live performances by native dancers at the Hawaiian Luau at the Imperial Palace’s pool. If the undulating hips and amazing athleticism of [...]

Copperfield’s mysterious museum

Copperfield’s mysterious museum

Las Vegas is home to many things. Showgirls. Wayne Newton. Elvis impersonators. But did you know that it’s also home to the world’s largest collection of magic memorabilia? More than 80,000 artifacts documenting the history of magic are all housed in David Copperfield’s International Museum and Library of Conjuring Arts. His immaculate collection includes one-of-a [...]

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