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August 29, 2015

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Photo: The Supernaturalists by Criss Angel.
Strip Scribbles: Nearly drowned escapist talks; Criss Angel denies publicity stunt; Celine fan videos
Monday, June 29, 2015
Las Vegas:
“This was no publicity stunt,” said Criss Angel. “He owes me his life. Don’t try this anywhere, any time at any age. I’m glad that he recovered fully and was able to return for the second night after we had to cancel the premiere.”
Photo: The Supernaturalists by Criss Angel.
Criss Angel rescues ‘Supernaturalists’ star in near drowning, postpones opening
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Illusions:
Las Vegas headliner magician Criss Angel has postponed tonight’s planned opening of his show “The Supernaturalists” after a water-escape illusion went horribly wrong in the final dress rehearsal. The incident nearly ended with Spencer Horsman in “a watery grave.”
Photo: The Supernaturalists by Criss Angel.
Q+A: Criss Angel premieres third magic show ‘The Supernaturalists’
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Illusions:
“This is my creation, and my DNA is all over this, so if you’re a fan of Criss Angel, it is really an experience you have to have because you can see me all over it, yet you can see these individual artists and their unique qualities that they bring to the table.”
Photo: Criss Angel, with Maestro and Nathan Burton, celeb
Criss Angel aims to enchant and delight with ‘The Supernaturalists’
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Illusions:
“Mindfreak” and “Believe” magician Criss Angel is about to make new magic by appearing in two casinos 2,500 miles apart simultaneously for his new show “The Supernaturalists” that premieres June 23 at Foxwoods resort in Connecticut.
Photo: Todd Robbins and Charlotte Pines.
‘Intoxicating Magic’ to debut July 25 at Strip House in Planet Hollywood
Monday, June 8, 2015
Entertainment:
Shock illusionist Todd Robins has helped create and will direct a new magic production that re-creates dinner theater shows of yesteryear. I’ve exclusively learned that it is set to open July 25 at Strip House in Planet Hollywood.
Photo: Anastasia Synn and The Amazing Johnathan play arou
The Amazing Johnathan hosts watery celebration; Burlesque Hall teases with new exhibit space
Monday, June 8, 2015
As always, The Kats Report Bureau is between mani-pedi appointments. More will be explained here, of course. But a rare manicure-pedicure and interview at the salon Color, the Michael Boychuck groovy grooming fortress at Caesars Palace, highlighted the weekend.
Photo: Tommy Wind, his mother Arlene Riccardo and Frank M
Strip Scribbles: Vinnie Favorito at Tommy Wind theater, Moonen, Burton, BMG
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Las Vegas:
New York magician Tommy Wind has reopened his own theater just one block north of MGM Grand and has announced that fresh-mouthed comedian Vinnie Favorito will open there this Thursday.
Photo: The Moreno brothers  Ricky, Frankie and Tony  in t
Strip Scribbles: Ricky Moreno, Tyson Beckford, Krewella, Mac King, Jeff McBride
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Las Vegas:
Las Vegas travel counselor Ricky Moreno, who specializes here in “fish-out-of-water” travel experiences for his clients, has become one of the final 15 contestants on Travel Channel’s new competition “Travel Channel Star.”
Photo: Penn Jillette, Seth Green and Teller at the Rio in
Penn & Mac? Holding cell? Jillette’s ties to the now-shuttered Riviera
Monday, May 18, 2015
Magic:
Rio headliner magician Penn Jillette has revealed that at a charity event in the Riviera long before it closed last week, Harrah’s headliner comedy magician Mac King stood in for Teller, who was on a trip to Italy.
Photo: The home of Penn Jillette from Penn and Teller, Mo
Clearance sale, sizzling party in the works as Penn Jillette vacates the Slammer
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Penn Jillette and his family have moved out of his famous Las Vegas home, where the verbose half of Penn & Teller has lived since relocating to the city in 1994.
Photo: Murray Sawchuck, with co-star and wife Chloe Crawf
Chloe Crawford revs up Simon Cowell in ‘BGT’; comedy showcase planned for Flamingo
Monday, May 11, 2015
Aside from the entertainment booked in relation to the Rock in Rio duel weekends, SLS is fired up about its Foxtail Pool parties. The old Sahara aquatic retreat is barely recognizable.
Photo: Mariah Carey performs the final stop of her The An
Strip Scribbles: Mariah Carey, Andy Walmsley, ‘Love Boat,’ ‘Idaho,’ Penn & Teller
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Las Vegas:
Diva songstress Mariah Carey is filming the video for her new single “Infinity” today in Los Angeles with director Brett Ratner. Mariah arrives on the Strip on Monday evening for a welcome ceremony in advance of her May 6 premiere.
Photo: Kym Johnson and Penn Jillette competed in Season 6
Strip Scribbles: Penn’s 105-pound weight loss, Sammy Hagar, The Band Perry, Lance Burton
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Las Vegas:
The 6-foot-7 Rio magician headliner Penn Jillette took four months to drop from 330 pounds to 225. He says that he was under doctor’s orders to change his eating habits.
Photo: Tom Green and Criss Angel arrive at the 2014 Billb
Criss Angel’s ‘Mindfreak’ DVDs include disappearing elephant, Mark McGrath, Carrot Top
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Magic:
Luxor headliner magician Criss Angel has released a three-set DVD of highlights from his Season 2 of “Mindfreak” on A&E, and it is edge-of-the-seat viewing for 7 1/2 hours from the Cirque du Soleil “Believe” star.
Photo: Americas Got Talent Season 9 winner magician Mat F
New Linq headliner magician Mat Franco: ‘I’m nervous, I’m anxious, I’m excited, and I can’t wait’
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Q+A:
“America’s Got Talent” Season 9 winner magician Mat Franco is set to start his Las Vegas residency in June. He is the first magician to win the NBC talent show, and he defeated nearly 100,000 contestants to win the top prize of $1 million.

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