Magic, illusion, whatever you want to call it, the stuff seems to have this bizarre effect on people that normally subscribe to basic logic. It instills this childlike sense of wonder, this natural desire to defend even the most irrational stunts. It causes people who generally form plausible sentences to say things like, "Dude, really the only way he could have done that is if they embedded some sort of electromagnetic framework under the stage...but then I suppose they'd have to put up a warning for people with pacemakers, so that can't be it."
If you could use a little suspension of boring, logic-laden reality for a nightand I don't know about you, but I sure couldthe man who flew, David Copperfield, takes the Bass Performance Hall stage for An Intimate Evening of Grand Illusion 8:30 p.m. Tuesday and 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. Tickets are $37.50 to $67.50. The hall is located at Fourth and Calhoun streets in Fort Worth. Call 1-877-212-4280 or visit basshall.com.
Tue., May 16, 8:30 p.m.; Wed., May 17, 5:30 & 8:30 p.m.