RICKY JAY DOCUMENTARY
"Enchanting…A joy to watch!"
"This is a wonderful movie about a great artist, one of the all time great artists in the field of magic."
Voted one of the top ten movies of 2013 by Entertainment Weekly
DECEPTIVE PRACTICE: THE MYSTERIES AND MENTORS OF RICKY JAY
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Geoff Dyer & Ricky Jay
SON OF ROGUES GALLERY
Ricky Jay (don't ask how) joined a remarkable roster of performers: Lucinda Williams, Loudon Wainwright, Sting,
Richard Thompson, Lou Reed, Bryan Ferry, Van Dyke Parks, Bono, etc., etc.
SON OF ROGUES GALLERY
of Noah and his Ark. Other worthies performing include: Tom Waits,
Keith Richards, Marianne Faithful, Chuck E. Weiss, Patti Smith, Ivan Neville, Iggy Pop, Dr. John, etc., etc.
DECEPTIVE PRACTICE: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay
"The Believer" Magazine - May 2012
On View at the Hammer Museum through January 15, 2012
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Ricky Jay on David Letterman!
An exhibition of Ricky Jay's dice
from DICE: Deception, Fate & Rotten Luck,
CITY ARTS & LECTURES, HERBST THEATRE, SAN FRANCISCO
LOOK FOR RICKY JAY AT THE LA TIMES FESTIVAL OF BOOKSRicky Jay discusses his new book Celebrations of Curious Characters
with Pulitzer-prize winning critic Joe Morgenstern at the
USC Campus Center Ballroom, Saturday April 30th at 2:30 P.M.
RICKY JAY appeared as himself on THE GREAT SIMPSINA,
LOS ANGELES: THE GEFFEN PLAYHOUSE
Want a sure bet for an evening of classy entertainment? Then put your money on Ricky Jay, Hollywood's favorite sleight-of-hand performer whose facility with a deck of cards (among other talents) offers consistent audience payoff in his latest one-man show at the Geffen Playhouse... Effortless stage presence and dazzling technique...
Audiences who know Jay primarily from his card routines may be pleased to learn that the performer is an equally gifted raconteur...His method of seduction is a combination of wit, class and strategic understatement. Being conned has seldom felt this enjoyable.
Los Angeles Times
CHICAGO: THE ROYAL GEORGE THEATRE
Ricky Jay is an astonishing magician -- a grand master of the art and craft required for the dramatic manipulation of things that appear to be in full sight. Yet sleight-of-hand is almost the least of the many extraordinary talents and enthusiasms of this actor, writer, historian and performance artist... [A] tremendously engaging, endlessly imaginative one-man show.
October 8, 2010: Errol Morris and Ricky Jay speak about
Can anyone truly tell reality from illusion? When we pride ourselves on our ability to distinguish real from fake, forgery from masterpiece, are we only engaging in self-deception?
Filmmaker Errol Morris and sleight-of-hand artist Ricky Jay, who have recently collaborated on