Las Vegas Lowdown: Murray Sawchuck, Hopped Taco & Discovery Museum

Las Vegas Lowdown (KSNV)

It's the first weekend of the summer, so if you're looking to beat the heat, Las Vegas has you covered!


World-renowned illusionist Murray Sawchuck is headlining Sin City Theater at Planet Hollywood.

Sawchuck made it all the way to the semi-finals of "America's Got Talent," and he's a regular guest on "Pawn Stars" as an expert in performance magic.

He's also appeared on "Masters of Illusion," SYFY's "Wizard Wars," MasterChef, Top Gear and more.

All performances start at 4 p.m. For ticket information, visit


Chefs will be competing on Saturday, June 23, in downtown Las Vegas in the one-of-a-kind culinary contest.

Each creation will be judged on three categories: Hopped Taco for best beer-infused taco, Taco Loco for most creative taco, and Taco Dulce for best dessert taco.

The event is 21 and up, and tickets include endless tacos and craft beer samples. Prices vary with purchase times, and general admission starts at $60.

For more information, visit


With summer here, DISCOVERY Children's Museum newest exhibition is now on display.

Design Zone is an interactive, hand-on experience where visitors can explore the processes and tools needed to create an effective design.

Three thematic zones - Art Zone, Music Zone and Engineering Zone - highlights the importance of scientific and mathematical thinking.

June will also feature a focus on superheroes and comic books, with programming set to teach about comics from Saturday, June 23, through Friday, June 29.

Learn more about ticketing and programs at

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