Posts tagged as: Magicians

Fire and Ink: Stunt hits snag, but magic still in the air

Fire and Ink: Stunt hits snag, but magic still in the air

The Fourth of July sparked a different sort of fireworks show when magician Steve Wyrick attempted a “Death Drop” at the south entrance of the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood. The stunt, featuring Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington, celebrated the opening of Club Tattoo in the Miracle Mile Shops. Bennington is a co-owner of the shop, which offers a full [...]

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 [...]

Lance Burton signs on for six more magical years

Lance Burton signs on for six more magical years

Lance Burton won’t be disappearing from the Las Vegas entertainment scene anytime soon. Burton signed on today for another six years as the headlining magician at the Monte Carlo. He has been performing at the hotel in the Lance Burton Theater for the past 13 years. Burton, who broke his foot during a performance on May 7, [...]

Lance Burton’s birds are lucky ducks

Lance Burton’s birds are lucky ducks

In his show at the Monte Carlo hotel in Las Vegas, master magician Lance Burton performs several illusions with doves, parakeets, pigeons, ducks, geese and a chicken. Burton (who recently broke his foot and will return to the stage after June 1) may have hatched this show idea based on personal experience. The first magician he [...]

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 [...]

Johnny Thompson: The magician’s magician

Johnny Thompson: The magician’s magician

Just about everyone has heard of Las Vegas magicians Siegfried & Roy, Lance Burton, Criss Angel and Penn & Teller. But what about their go-to guy Johnny Thompson? Thompson is a consultant to many of magic’s greats. In fact, Monte Carlo headlining magician Lance Burton’s first visit to Las Vegas was on a road trip [...]

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