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The Unmasking of Robert-Houdin

The Unmasking of Robert-Houdin by Harry Houdini, 1908.

This book revises the historical record on the claims of Robert-Houdin in his (ghost-written) “autobiography”, shared here in 2013… 12 more words

Magic

HORSE TO FOLLOW: Galeotti

GALEOTTI
3-y-o (29Apr12 ch g)
Paco Boy (IRE)  (6.0f) — Bella Lambada (Lammtarra (USA)  (10.5f))
Trainer Andrew Balding
Owner Mick and Janice Mariscotti
Breeder Meon Valley Stud… 51 more words

FUTURE WINNERS

On performing: the highs, the lows and everything in between.....

Last week, I gave a formal concert as part of the South London Concert Series (of which I am Artistic Director) at the wonderfully eccentric Brunswick House, in the ‘Embassy quarter’ of London’s Vauxhall. 1,373 more words

General

Blood, sweat and tears

This is not a reference to all the hard work that goes into putting on a play It is in fact a recognition that there may well come a time when you’re doing a play that requires a bit of gore. 1,137 more words

2015

The Fifth Veda

The Natya Shastra is the world’s most comprehensive treatise on dance, drama and music. “What is found here may be found elsewhere, but what is not here cannot be found anywhere.” It is described as The Fifth Veda, accessible to all the castes in society. 412 more words

Dance