‘America’s Got Talent’ to hold casting call in Greensboro

Tim Clodfelter of the Winston-Salem Journal writes:  NBC’s series “America’s Got Talent” will hold an open casting call in Greensboro next month looking for contestants for the show’s next season.        The casting call will be held at the Greensboro Marriott Downtown, 304 N. Green St., from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 29.

Australia’s Seven Adds More Magic Programming

SYDNEY: Seven has secured the rights for The Happenings and Tricked, which join a fourth season of Dynamo: Magician Impossible on its prime-time schedule in 2014…. Read more from Kristin Brzoznowski for TV REAL…  Read More

Get Tricked in Downtown Venice

After 23 years as host of the longest running magic show in Washington DC, Glenn Gary has  moved south.. way south. In fact, he has opened a new interactive magic theatre and retail store in Venice Florida. Shelby Webb writes for the Herald-Tribune in Sarasota: His new business is an unusual attraction, even in a

The Open-Sorcerers

Some magicians are embracing the open-source ethos—but that doesn’t mean spilling every secret…  A magician, it is said, never reveals his (or, in very rare cases, her) secrets. Unless he’s involved with open-source magic—in which case he will happily risk running afoul of the Alliance of Magicians. Open-source magic is not about slapping magical secrets