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Topic: Breaking News - College of Magic Featured in NY Times !
Message: Posted by: mitchmagi (Mar 27, 2006 06:08AM)
Hi all !

The College of Magic receives full page coverage in today's New York times ( Monday 27th March ) Be sure to check it out ...

"Presto! A School for Magic Creates Hope Out of Thin Air

KHAYELITSHA, South Africa Life is hard for the 750,000 or so people crammed into this shantytown, one of South Africa's largest and toughest. In the last census, in 2001, 6 in 10 adults here said they had no steady income. What little money they have tends to vanish quickly, spent on essentials or stolen in the break-ins and robberies that are endemic here.

The way Phumile Dyasi makes money vanish is rather less common ..."

http://www.nytimes.com/2006/03/27/international/africa/27khayelitsha.html?hp&ex=1143522000&en=f5cda8635f4fcf68&ei=5094&partner=homepage

You can also download a PDF from http://www.collegeofmagic.com/nytimes.pdf

Enjoy !

Craig

P.S. Would anybody in the US of A be able to send us a copy of the paper ? We don't get it in South Africa ... my email is info@collegeofmagic.com
Message: Posted by: Will Gordon (Mar 28, 2006 10:23AM)
That's great news! It's about time!