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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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