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May 29, 2016

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Wayne Newton

Known as "Mr. Las Vegas," Wayne Newton has dazzled audiences in many Strip casinos, including the Flamingo, Stardust, Las Vegas Hilton, Desert Inn, Frontier, Sands, Bally's, Caesars Palace and the MGM Grand. He now performs at the Tropicana in his new show, "Once Before I Go."

Get up close and personal with Wayne Newton at Bally’s
Get up close and personal with Wayne Newton at Bally’s
Friday, May 27, 2016
Mr. Las Vegas opens up about his personal life and his long-lasting career in his Vegas show.
The grand opening of Wayne Newton’s “Up Close and Personal” on Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at Bally’s.
Photos: Storyteller Wayne Newton’s ‘Up Close and Personal’ at Bally’s
Las Vegas Strip:
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Until Wayne Newton reminded me after his Bally’s show Wednesday night marking his return to the Las Vegas stage after a four-year absence, I’d forgotten our conversation last December when we both took part in the Opportunity Village Great Santa Run.
Billy Idol headlines at House of Blues on Wednesday, March 16, 2016, in Mandalay Bay.
Tonight in L.V.: Billy Idol, Righteous Brothers, Wayne Newton, Lena Prima, Nick Ayler
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
“Mr. Las Vegas” holds court at Windows Showroom in Bally’s with the VIP and media night opening of “Wayne Newton: Up Close and Personal.” Las Vegas resident and legend Wayne performs songs, invites a celebrity guest onstage and tells stories.
Steve Wynn, chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts, gives a keynote address during the annual Electronics For Imaging (EFI) users conference at Wynn Las Vegas Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016.
Wynn’s empire is never ‘Never’ land; we hit stage with Mr. Las Vegas
Saturday, April 30, 2016
The Kats Report Bureau cut a swath through the Venetian/Palazzo and Wynn Las Vegas over the past two nights. The Palazzo porte-cochere was the unlikely venue for a sit-down dinner of 300 refined scenesters during the …
Britney Spears and Lionel Richie on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, at Axis at Planet Hollywood.
Tonight in L.V.: Lionel Richie, Wayne Newton, Brett Maly, Panevino, Devil Driver, Holy Grail
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
“Pawn Stars” art expert Brett Maly from the History Channel will showcase amazing art by masters Picasso, Da Vinci, Dali, Warhol and Basquiat at a unique Art Encounter dinner at Panevino.
In this Feb. 18, 1985, file photo, Prince performs at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif.
Tonight in L.V.: Prince tributes, Chvrches, Human Nature, Wayne Newton
Las Vegas:
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Pop superstar Prince, who died this morning, will be honored at the downtown Fremont Street Experience with a audio/pictorial retrospective on the Viva Vision canopy, North America’s largest graphic display system.
Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton performs on opening night of T-Mobile Arena on Wednesday, April 6, 2016, on the Las Vegas Strip.
Premieres preview: Wayne Newton, Human Nature, Frankie Moreno, George Strait
Music:
Thursday, April 21, 2016
It’s a star-studded clash as the king of country arrives on the Strip for his debut Las Vegas concerts at T-Mobile Arena. Incredibly, three other acts premiere shows in the same 72-hour period. Las Vegas has never seen such a celebrity overload all at once!
“Everybody Loves Raymond” stars Brad Garrett, Peter Boyle, Patricia Heaton, Ray Romano and Doris Roberts.
Brad Garrett remembers ‘vibrant’ Doris Roberts; Jimmy and Robin Slonina ‘a Las Vegas weirdo power couple’
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Brad Garrett is in a bittersweet mood this week, celebrating the fourth anniversary of his club at MGM Grand Underground while feeling the loss of his friend and “Everybody Loves Raymond” co-star Doris Roberts. ...
Wayne Newton with Blue Man Group at the Luxor.
Wayne Newton’s flu means ‘Tonight Show’ appearance won’t fly
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Wayne Newton’s jam session with The Roots on “The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon” will have to wait for another night. Curtailed by a high fever and bronchitis, Newton had to ...
Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton performs on opening night of T-Mobile Arena on Wednesday, April 6, 2016, on the Las Vegas Strip.
A pair of hot Las Vegas celebs? Wayne Newton and Jerry Lewis
Monday, April 11, 2016
Hey, idea time: Wayne Newton and Jerry Lewis might be able to parlay their Las Vegas affiliation into some genuine notoriety. It has been a whopper of a stretch for this pair of Las Vegas legends who see no need to cede the spotlight any time soon. Newton has helped open T-Mobile Arena and is set for a pair of ...
Wayne Newton holds a commemorative license plate presented to him Thursday, April 7, 2016, by Gov. Brian Sandoval at Project Neon in Symphony Park downtown.
Wayne Newton: ‘I actually teared up’ during T-Mobile performance
Thursday, April 7, 2016
You might expect that Wayne Newton has seen it all after performing for Las Vegas audiences since 1959. Not so. Wednesday night’s opening of T-Mobile Arena presented a rare “first” in Las Vegas for Mr. Las Vegas. ...
Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval signs a concrete culvert that will be incorporated into Project Neon, the massive roadway construction project that will reshape traffic flow between Sahara Avenue and the Spaghetti Bowl. Sandoval attended the groundbreaking event Thursday, April 7, 2016, at Symphony Park.
Freeway project: Officials expect smooth sailing after 3 years of traffic headaches
Thursday, April 7, 2016
Las Vegas drivers, brace yourselves for extra traffic snarls the next few years. Project Neon, the nearly $1 billion construction project that will reshape traffic flow around ...
Wayne Newton at his home Casa de Shenandoah on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015, in Las Vegas.
Wayne Newton to get ‘Up Close and Personal’ in Windows Showroom residency
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
To break “the fourth wall” of live performance, Wayne Newton first needed to find four walls. Mr. Las Vegas has found them at the second-floor Windows Showroom at Bally’s. In his first Las Vegas interview about ...
Wayne Newton at his home Casa de Shenandoah on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015, in Las Vegas.
Wayne Newton is confirmed for new Las Vegas Strip show
Music:
Thursday, March 24, 2016
There were the usual disbelievers when I tipped the rumors two days ago that Wayne Newton, “Mr. Las Vegas,” was planning a return to the Las Vegas Strip. Now I can officially confirm that Caesars Entertainment has negotiated a new show.
In this Feb. 8, 2015, photo, Katy Perry arrives at the 57th Annual Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles.
Strip Scribbles: Caesars’ 50th, Dolly Parton, Katy Perry, Wayne Newton, ‘Sharknado’
Las Vegas:
Monday, March 21, 2016
A slew of juicy news exclusives start the week: Plans are nearly finalized for the gala parties and events to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Caesars Palace this summer. The actual date is in August, but execs want to move up plans to June.