That Las Vegas has become the unofficial Magic Capital of the World should surprise no one.
For if we could conjure up a surrealistic world out of a dusty Southwest train stop, we sure as heck could pull a rabbit out of a hat.
Part of the magic of Las Vegas has always been, well ... Magic, with a capital M. more...Of course, household names such as David Copperfield and Penn & Teller treat Vegas like their own personal Hogwarts School of Magic, thrilling audiences with astounding regularity. But Vegas is home base for more brilliant comic magicians than you could shake a wand at. You may have seen him win over judges and voters on America's Got Talent or dangling from the rooftop of the Flamingo hotel, but now you have the chance to see Nathan Burton Comedy Magic live at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. This afternoon magic show is fun for the entire family.On the edgier side, there's Criss Angel Mindfreak Live! at Luxor, a haunting exploration deep inside the inventive mind of this new-generation mystifier. CRISS ANGEL: Believe transcends any preconceived notions; a fantasy set against a dreamlike backdrop of darkness and light.Things lighten up considerably with the abundantly funny Mac King Comedy Magic Show at Harrah's. An unusual combination of humor, visual gags and sleight of hand, Mac's show is known for its original creations, like making a live goldfish appear over an audience member's head.Not exactly pulling a rabbit out of a hat or sawing a beauty in half, but then again, this is Vegas. And in Vegas, the unexpected is just part of the magic.