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Frank Sinatra receives an honorary doctorate from UNLV President Donald Baepler during the 1976 commencement.
Bennett, Brooks, Legend, Keys, Levine, Underwood, Usher to headline Sinatra celebration
Wynn Las Vegas:
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
A lineup of extraordinary recording stars will honor the remarkable legacy and 100th birthday of nine-time Grammy Award winner Frank Sinatra with a salute as CBS joins the Recording Academy and AEG Ehrlich Ventures to present “Sinatra 100: An All-Star Grammy Concert.”
Candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton stands onstage during the CNN Democratic Presidential Debate on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, at Wynn Las Vegas.
Clinton performs well in debate despite strong showings by Sanders and O’Malley
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Hillary Rodham Clinton entered Tuesday night’s Democratic presidential debate at the Wynn Las Vegas as the front-runner for the nomination. She did nothing to hurt her status. And when the debate ended, she kept campaigning. Minutes after she debated Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and others on ...
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders receives an appreciative handshake from former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton during the CNN Democratic Presidential Debate on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, at Wynn Las Vegas. Clinton offered her hand to Sanders after he said, “The American people are sick and tired of hearing about your damn emails.”
Sanders, Clinton agree on emails, clash on gun control, Patriot Act
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
On the economy, gun control, the Patriot Act and other areas, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders found plenty of room to disagree today during the Democratic presidential debate. But where they found common ground — on Clinton's email controversy — they drew one of the biggest ...
An image of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton is shown on the marquee sign Monday, Oct. 12, 2015, at Wynn Las Vegas. The Democratic presidential candidates' first debate is at the Wynn on Tuesday and will be televised on CNN.
As Clinton faces off with Sanders, what to watch for in tonight’s Democratic debate
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
After months of campaigning, the five Democratic presidential candidates will go toe-to-toe on the national stage tonight on the Strip. Here’s what you need to know ...
Hillary Rodham Clinton invites host Jimmy Fallon to pull her hair during a taping of "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon" on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015, in New York.
Strange bedfellows Steve Wynn, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders
Monday, October 12, 2015
For the most unusual TV-ratings show on the Strip this week, expect to see Hillary Rodham Clinton flanked by Bernie Sanders on her immediate right, Martin O’Malley on her immediate left, with Lincoln Chafee also on her right and Jim Webb on her left.
Pitbull kicks off his seven-show "Time of Our Lives" run Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015, at Axis at Planet Hollywood.
L.V. Burlesque Festival, Pitbull, Smith Center and ‘Showstoppers’ permeate scene
Thursday, October 8, 2015
On the topic of doling awards, the performer who wins this year’s award for the Best Show I Expected Not to Enjoy Nearly As Much As I Did goes to Pitbull.
Chef Buddy Valastro, Venetian and Palazzo Food and Beverage Vice President Sebastien Silvestri and chef Daniel Boulud wheel out Valastro's large gaming cake for the Global Gaming Expo welcome reception at Sands Expo on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, in the Venetian. Also pictured next to Valastro and Silvestri: IGT CEO Renato Ascoli.
Strip Scribbles: G2E, The Judds, Alesso, Lydia Ansel and Tracii Guns
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
The new James Bond spy thriller “Spectre,” the 24th in the movie franchise, premieres mid-November, but G2E delegates got caught up in 007 excitement at their welcome reception. Former “Splash” director Jeff Kutash staged an elaborate 50th anniversary salute.
Alexandria Halbauer of “Sexxy” at Westgate Las Vegas performs during Broadway Bares’ “Solo Strips” at the “Absinthe” tent Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, at Caesars Palace.
Photos: Lights go down, clothes come off at ‘Solo Strips’ at ‘Absinthe’ tent
Broadway Bares:
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
The show was much more than bare breasts and pendulating pasties. It was filled with some of the best talent that the Strip has to offer, which includes male performers who bared all, as well. Host Bryan Chan and producer Ryan Lyons set the tone for the evening.
Vocalists Kerry O’Malley, Lindsay Roginski, Nicole Kaplan, David Burnham, Randal Keith and Andrew Ragone flank Steve Wynn during the press conference for “Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers” in Encore Theater on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Wynn Las Vegas.
Strip Scribbles: Rachel Tyler’s ‘Showstoppers’ debut; Pete Rose sports bar in L.V.
Las Vegas:
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
It’s the career-making moment every young actor, singer and dancer dreams of in show business. That defining make it or break it arises tonight for British ingenue Rachel Tyler as she steps onto the stage at Encore Theater in Wynn Las Vegas for the first time.
Pope Francis addresses a joint meeting of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015, making history as the first pontiff to do so. Listening behind the pope are Vice President Joe Biden and House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio.
Strip Scribbles: Pope Francis, Frank Marino, Barrett-Jackson, ‘Solo Strips,’ Biff Tannen
Las Vegas:
Monday, September 28, 2015
Pope Francis crossed paths with Las Vegas VIPs during his East Coast visit that ended in Philadelphia. Much of the responsibility of feeding the Pope rested on the shoulders of Lidia Bastianich, proud Mom and partner of Joe Bastianich and star chef Mario Batali.
A.J. Lambert, Charles Pignone and Amanda Erlinger attend the “Sinatra 100” book-release dinner at Sinatra on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015, in Encore. Pignone wrote the new book, and Lambert and Erlinger are granddaughters of Frank Sinatra.
‘Sinatra 100’ celebrates Ol’ Blue Eyes: ‘He has never left us — and never will’
Monday, September 28, 2015
Ol’ Blue Eyes Frank Sinatra gained legendary icon status, and nobody ever came along to knock him from his regal throne. Las Vegas became “his kind of town” even though he sang about Chicago and “I Love New York.”
David Guetta, joined here by Ed Sheeran at left, spins at XS in Encore on Saturday, May 16, 2015, the night before his performance with Nicki Minaj at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand.
Celebrity preview: David Guetta, Brody Jenner, ‘Book of Mormon,’ Daniel Tosh, Frank Caliendo
Las Vegas:
Friday, September 25, 2015
The four-day Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction festival of four-wheel fantasies started Thursday, and for 96 hours, thousands of the world’s most coveted, unique and valuable autos will cross the auction block for a global TV audience of millions.
Steve Wynn address attendees at the “Sinatra 100” book-release dinner at Sinatra on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015, in Encore.
Photos: Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga prepare to salute Frank Sinatra’s 100th
Encore Las Vegas:
Thursday, September 24, 2015
The spirit of Frank Sinatra was very much alive Wednesday night in the restaurant named after “The Chairman of the Board” at Steve Wynn’s Encore. Sinatra will be even more so Dec. 12, “Ol’ Blue Eyes’ ” birthday, when CBS airs a two-hour special.
Vocalists Kerry O’Malley, Lindsay Roginski, Nicole Kaplan, David Burnham, Randal Keith and Andrew Ragone flank Steve Wynn during the press conference for “Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers” in Encore Theater on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Wynn Las Vegas.
Strip Scribbles: New star in ‘Showstoppers’; ‘Solo Strips’ on Monday; ‘Pin Up’
Las Vegas:
Thursday, September 24, 2015
I can confirm that English musical star, actress and singer Rachel Taylor has been selected by Steve Wynn as the new leading lady of his hit production “Showstoppers” at Encore Theater in Wynn Las Vegas.
Sinatra executive chef Theo Schoenegger and Frank Sinatra’s granddaughter A.J. Lambert lead an interactive cooking class at Sinatra on Friday, June 5, 2015, in Encore Las Vegas.
Strip Scribbles: Steve Wynn’s plans for Sinatra’s 100th; Jose Andres; Rick Moonen
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Steve Wynn and wife Andrea host a private dinner tonight for Frank Sinatra’s daughter, Tina Sinatra, and granddaughters A.J. Lambert and Amanda Erlinger to toast the debut of “Sinatra 100,” the official 100th anniversary book of the life and career of the icon.
An exterior view of the Wynn and Encore Tuesday, November 15, 2011.
Ferrari dealership inside Wynn Las Vegas casino to close
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
A gambler's chance to win big and buy a luxury Ferrari or Maserati without ever leaving the Wynn Las Vegas resort-casino is speeding away. A Wynn Las Vegas spokesman confirmed the Penske-Wynn Ferrari dealership ...
In this Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, photo, Steve Wynn, CEO of Wynn Resorts, delivers the keynote address at Colliers International Annual Seminar at the Boston Convention Center in Boston. Wynn delivered the keynote speech Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016, at a Las Vegas conference for printing technology company Electronics for Imaging.
Wynn Interactive withdraws N.J. online license application
Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Casino mogul Steve Wynn is passing on Atlantic City, again. In the decades since he left the Jersey shore for the more prosperous sands of Las Vegas ...
A coconut and steamed palm sugar dessert was offered at chef Saipin Chutima's Lotus of Siam table during the James Beard Foundation's Taste America: "Local Flavor From Coast to Coast" dine-around at the Mirage Pool on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013.
Second Lotus of Siam in L.V.? Ferrari exits Wynn? Plus, Celine Dion, Paul Anka
Wicked Whispers & Racy Rumors:
Monday, September 21, 2015
James Beard Award-winning chef Saipin Chutima and her top Thai restaurant Lotus of Siam located on Sahara east of the Las Vegas Strip has abandoned plans to open a second restaurant at the Linq Promenade and instead will open in Downtown Summerlin.
Jeff Dunham at the inaugural American Country Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Dec. 6, 2010.
Strip Scribbles: Britney Spears, Jeff Dunham, Tryst at Wynn, ‘Rock of Ages,’ ‘Strip Solos’
Las Vegas Strip:
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Is Britney Spears now able to add world tour dates during her new two-year run of “Britney: Piece of Me” at Planet Hollywood? She’s certainly open to the idea, and she will have open dates to possibly go globetrotting.
Festivino on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at the Palazzo Atrium.
Festivino, Emeril’s oyster fest, Sammy’s, SW Steakhouse, Carmine’s, ‘Pawn Stars’ mall
Counter Intelligence:
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Hot off the grill! Ten Master Chefs of France who are culinary stars here join forces for the fifth-annual Festivino food-and-wine festival Oct. 9 at the Doge’s Palace grand entrance of the Venetian.
A view of Wynn Las Vegas and Encore taken from a Maverick Helicopter on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, above the Las Vegas Strip.
3 reasons why Wynn Las Vegas is a singular choice for first Democratic debate
Thursday, September 10, 2015
The Wynn resort is a unique spot for Democratic presidential candidates to debate each other next month, and not just because it keeps Las Vegas in the spotlight during ...
An exterior view of the Wynn and Encore Tuesday, November 15, 2011.
Wynn Las Vegas to host Oct. 13 Democratic debate
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
The Wynn will host next month’s Democratic presidential debate, the resort said in a statement today. The Democratic Party had previously announced that it would host ...
Philip William McKinley, director of “Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers” in Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas.
‘Showstoppers’ director Phil McKinley: Find passion in your life, and you’ll never work another day
Guest Columnist:
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
I have always been drawn to people who have passion. Following one’s passion gives a person a great deal of joy in life. I’ve been fortunate enough to find my passion.
Alison Ewing, Christine Sherril and Mary Callanan in "Mamma Mia!" at the Tropicana in May 2014.
How ABBA wound up playing in Las Vegas church; Lisa Marie Smith signs for another year in ‘Pin Up’
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
“Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers” keyboard virtuoso Tom Lipps has a pretty spirited side gig: He fills in occasionally at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church at 2300 Sunridge Heights Parkway in Henderson.
Phoebe Dahl, Zedd, Ruby Rose, Jillionaire and Diplo, with eyes wide shut, at Encore Beach Club on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015.
2015 LDW: Ruby Rose, James Harden, Zedd, Diplo at Encore Beach Club
Encore Las Vegas:
Monday, September 7, 2015
Ruby Rose and fiancee Phoebe Dahl goofed around and took playful photos backstage with resident DJs Diplo, Major Lazer’s Jillionaire and Zedd, who’s beautiful now, at Encore Beach Club.
DJ Avicii performs for a record-size crowd at XS on Sunday, May 25, 2014, in Encore.
DJ Avicii cancels rest of 2015 shows at Wynn Las Vegas clubs
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Wynn Las Vegas says its resident DJ Avicii is cancelling the remainder of his shows at XS and Encore Beach Club this year to take a break. The resort-casino on the Las Vegas Strip announced ...
A view of Wynn Las Vegas and Encore taken from a Maverick Helicopter on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, above the Las Vegas Strip.
Wynn Resorts offers to pay $15 million to exit NV Energy
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Wynn Resorts is willing to pay $15 million to end its business relationship with NV Energy, according to filings on Tuesday with the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada. Wynn’s bid ...

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