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2009-03-01 13:28:27

The magic act Siegfried & Roy made a brief farewell appearance on a Las Vegas stage this weekend with Montecore, the white tiger that almost killed Roy Horn. The Las Vegas Sun reported Sunday that Horn and Siegfried Fischbacher reunited Saturday for a one-time-only show on behalf of the Lou Ruvo Brain Institute. The two illusionists, who retired in October 2003 after Horn was attacked by Montecore, performed in front of nearly 1,000 people at the Keep Memory Alive fundraiser. The event...

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2009-02-09 20:55:53

Iconic Las Vegas entertainers Siegfried & Roy have agreed to allow ABC to interview them and tape their farewell performance for a special edition of 20/20. Elizabeth Vargas is to anchor the one-hour ABC News program, Siegfried & Roy: The Magic Returns, which is scheduled to air March 6 on the network. A one-night, one-time illusion, for one cause. Siegfried & Roy, whom no one expected to ever see onstage again, are coming back one last time for a night of magic from the Power of...

2008-07-03 03:00:00

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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