magician http://nhpr.org en NH Magician Performs As 19th Century Illusionist http://nhpr.org/post/nh-magician-performs-19th-century-illusionist <p><a href="http://absomagic.com/" target="_blank"><strong>Andrew Pinard’s </strong>website</a> features video from the kinds of performances you might expect from a contemporary working magician: entertaining audiences at conventions, business meetings and a group of teens at a post-graduation party.</p><p>On Saturday, Andrew will take on another guise, and another century. He’ll be performing as the 19<sup>th</sup> century magician<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jonathan_Harrington" target="_blank"> Jonathan Harrington</a> at <a href="http://www.shakers.org/dec-14-christmas-at-canterbury/" target="_blank">Canterbury Shaker Village</a>, and he’s here to give us a preview<strong>, </strong>and a little bit of information on just who this Harrington is.</p><p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 17:29:17 +0000 Virginia Prescott 40011 at http://nhpr.org NH Magician Performs As 19th Century Illusionist The Amazing Randi: An Honest Liar http://nhpr.org/post/amazing-randi-honest-liar <P>For the past 40 years, the Amazing James Randi has served as a crusader for skepticism and rational thinking. The magician-turned-professional-skeptic has squared off against alleged psychics and spirit healers, debunking their claims of supernatural powers. Recently, a documentary chronicling his life was successfully backed on <A href="http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/220588101/an-honest-liar-the-amazing-randi-story" target=_blank>Kickstarter</A>. Documentary filmmaker <STRONG>Justin Weinstein</STRONG> is <A href="http://www.anhonestliar.com/anhonestliar/" target=_blank>directing the film</A>, and he joins us to talk about the project.</P> <P> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 14:49:12 +0000 Virginia Prescott 21369 at http://nhpr.org The Amazing Randi: An Honest Liar