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Houdini

Guess Who's Starring In The New 'Houdini' Musical

AP | CARYN ROUSSEAU | Posted 10.29.2013 | Arts

CHICAGO — Acclaimed Broadway composer Stephen Schwartz says he's hard at work on a full draft of his next endeavor, the musical "Houdini" that h...

Pilobolus at the Joyce

Christopher Atamian | Posted 09.29.2013 | Arts
Christopher Atamian

If human centipedes, Houdini-like escapes, Cirque de Soleil-style aerial acrobatics and lots of very sexy, muscular performers in dance belts appeal to your sense of fun and aesthetics, then Pilobolus' annual run at the Joyce Theater should be your cup of tea.

Michael McLaughlin

Houdini Fans Haunted On Halloween: Why Can't He Rest In Peace?

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 10.31.2012 | Weird News

Harry Houdini, who escaped from sealed coffins during his life, can't seem to find eternal peace inside one. The final resting place of the master ...

Harry Houdini On How To Pick Pockets

Posted 10.30.2012 | Books

The following essay, "Pickpockets at Work," is excerpted from The Right Way To Do Wrong by Harry Houdini [Melville House, $15.00]: Among the most i...

Gerry Smith

On Stage, Startups Have 7 Minutes To Shine

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 09.24.2012 | Technology

For Chris Collins, all the hours spent building a website, developing relationships with food vendors and rehearsing his pitch had come down to this: ...

The Coolest 3 Minutes Of Your Day (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Hannah Orenstein | Posted 09.17.2012 | Teen

In their song "Houdini," Foster the People repeats one lyric over and over: "Focus on your ability." 17-year-old Dylan Woodley took these words to hea...

A Blind Magician's Secrets Revealed

Posted 08.06.2012 | Books

The following is an excerpt from "Fooling Houdini: Magicians, Mentalists, Math Geeks, and the Hidden Powers of the Mind" [Harper, $26.99]: With his...

'Hunger Games' Director's Next Project

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 05.02.2012 | Entertainment

Turns out directing "The Hunger Games" won't be the last thing Gary Ross ever does. THR reports he's in negotiations to helm "Houdini" for Summit. ...

Foster The People As The Walking Dead

Posted 04.26.2012 | Home

Foster the People rose to pop fame with their catchy tune "Pumped Up Kicks." The video for the track featured the trio's live concert footage and gene...

The Great Houdini!

Posted 03.19.2012 | Arts

Legendary magician Harry Houdini was the master of spectacle, provocation and surprise. Born Ehrich Weiss, a rabbi's son, Houdini soon became an inter...

Celebrity Collector: Dr. Joe Vitale

Reyne Haines | Posted 05.13.2012 | Books
Reyne Haines

The author and star of The Secret, had been actually keeping a secret. While making movies, videos, and writing books on all the things he firmly believes in, not once did he mention his interest in collecting rare books.

Hugh Jackman Is Back On Broadway (Again) As Houdini

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.05.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- Hugh Jackman liked his record-setting Broadway run so much this winter that he's handcuffing himself to a future musical about Harry Houdi...

Houdini's Own Mysteries Revealed: Traveling Museum Exhibit Now in NYC

Kate Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Kate Kelly

When the crowds witnessed Houdini's escapes from handcuffs, chains, ropes, and straitjackets, audiences were left scratching their heads and saying, "How did he do that?"

New York Jewish Film Festival

Fern Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Fern Siegel

For those who view the prism of Jewish experience through Woody Allen or Jerry Seinfeld, these films are revelatory.

WATCH: FASHION IN TRANSIT: Louis Vuitton's 100 Legendary Trunks

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Louis Vuitton created this short Youtube video to coincide with the launch of their recently published book, Louis Vuitton: 100 Legendary Trunks. The ...

TED, Solar Power, Windpower, and All Things Amerikana: A Conversation with Thomas Dolby

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Among other things I do," says the British musician, "I'm the music director of an organization called TED or Technology, Education and Design. That's an annual get together of people sort of figuring out how to save the planet."

Marilyn Monroe's Missionary Position Comes to Its End

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Gregory

Last week, Elsie Poncher, the widow of Richard Poncher, brought real earning power to death by auctioning off her husband's crypt above Marilyn Monroe.

HuffPost Review: Maxwell - BLACKsummers'night

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The singer's voice has matured significantly -- along with his haircut and wardrobe; this time out, Maxwell has recast himself as a grown-up with all its musical and lyrical upgrades.