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Intent on Enchantment: Magician Misty Lee

Santa Fe New Mexican, February 21, 2014

Not for nothing was New Mexico nicknamed the Land of Enchantment. Magic often seems to inhabit the landscape, and during the coming week it will completely overtake the Jean Cocteau Theater, thanks to screenings of magic-related films and three live performances by Misty Lee, a leading practitioner of theatrical magic. As a student, she trained her sights on dentistry, but the allure of magic soon sunk its teeth into her. She put down roots in Los Angeles, where she lives with her husband, Paul Dini, an animation producer and comic book author, and got busy with a career that has included voice-over acting, improvisational comedy, and, especially, theatrical magic.

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Magic Castle’s Houdini Seance Chamber conjures up chills, thrills

LA Times, October 26, 2013

Things were starting to go bump in the night in the Houdini Seance Chamber at the Magic Castle, the private club in Hollywood that is the headquarters of the Academy of Magical Arts. Medium Misty Lee, who also appears at the castle as an illusionist, was attempting to contact the legendary escape artist and master magician Harry Houdini, who died on Halloween in 1926 at age 52 of peritonitis, the result of a ruptured appendix…

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Escaping Domestic Abuse: An Artist Turned Activist Speaks Out

August McLaughlin, October 17, 2013

It’s tough to see glitter, magic or even hope in the world when yours is crippled by unbearable suffering. Even in the worst case scenario, however, there is reason to hope. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a cause I wish few people could relate to. But chances are, you or a loved one have been affected. Every nine seconds a woman in the U.S. is beaten, coerced into sex or otherwise abused, according to the Domestic Violence Resource Center, and one in three women (and many men) worldwide will experience abuse in her lifetime. Magician and actor turned activist Misty Lee is determined to change all that. I’m convinced that her most recent artistry has the potential to save lives…

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