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Monday, September 22, 2014
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Contact: Patrick Gaffey 
Phone: (702) 455-7340 
Email: GaffeyPJ@ClarkCountyNV.gov 
Monday, July 18, 2011 
Veteran Magician Wows Crowd at Winchester 

       Dixie Dooley, a seasoned Las Vegas performer and magician for 32 years, will present “Question Reality” at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 S. McLeod Drive, just north of Desert Inn Road. Tickets for the show are $10 and are available at the center box office or online at www.ClarkCountyNV.gov/parks.  

       Dooley is among Las Vegas’ elite magicians as he is a recipient of the Merlin Award, magic’s highest honor awarded by the International Magicians Society, and has performed at the Riviera, Harrah’s, Las Vegas Hilton and former Sahara hotels, among others. Dooley has mastered the art of close-up prestidigitation, large-scale illusions and escapes.  

       An expert on the life and career of Harry Houdini, Dooley has been buried alive, frozen in ice, submerged in boiling water and suspended upside down in straitjackets high above Las Vegas streets – and has escaped every time. He also outsmarted Scotland Yard in order to drive blindfolded across London’s Tower Bridge.

       Those interested in “Question Reality” can call the Winchester Cultural Center at (702) 455-7340 or visit the website at www.ClarkCountyNV.gov/parks. Clark County Parks and Recreation also can be found on social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook.

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       Clark County is a dynamic and innovative organization dedicated to providing top-quality service with integrity, respect and accountability.  With jurisdiction over the world-famous Las Vegas Strip and covering an area the size of New Jersey, Clark is the nation’s 14th-largest county and provides extensive regional services to more than 2 million citizens and 40 million visitors a year. Included are the nation’s 7th-busiest airport, air quality compliance, social services and the state’s largest public hospital, University Medical Center. The county also provides municipal services that are traditionally provided by cities to almost 900,000 residents in the unincorporated area. Those include fire protection, roads and other public works, parks and recreation, and planning and development.