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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."

Wayne Newton addresses the media Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010, after Clark County Commissioners approved an application that would open up his Las Vegas ranch to the public.
Plans for Wayne Newton attraction in Las Vegas expanded
Monday, October 3, 2011
Wayne Newton's proposed tourist wonderland in Las Vegas is devoting more space to his collection of celebrity keepsakes, including Nat King Cole's watch, a Frank Sinatra champagne glass and a Johnny Cash guitar.
Wayne Newton gives Holly Madison two sloths at his Wayne Newton's Shenandoah on May 9, 2011.
Strip Scribbles: Las Vegas featured on Bravo and Animal Planet
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
The new Animal Planet series Confessions: Animal Hoarding tonight airs the story of 200 lovebirds’ journey from a chaotic hoarding situation to ...
Town board recommends against Wayne Newton museum
Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Wayne Newton’s plan to build a museum and give tours of his home hit its first administrative speed bump on Tuesday when the Paradise Town Advisory Board turned down the entertainer’s application to the county.
Wayne Newton's proposed 'Graceland West' to get another public hearing
Tuesday, October 26, 2010
The Paradise town advisory board will meet tonight at the Clark County Government Center instead of its usual meeting place, the Paradise Park Recreation Center.
The tail of a jet plane can be seen Tuesday over a wall on the property of entertainer Wayne Newton. Newton, who lives at Pecos and Sunset roads, may create an attraction on the property that could include a museum and a theater where he'll perform after people complete a tour.
Wayne Newton wants to show off home, private jet, too
Wednesday, September 1, 2010
Financially troubled super-crooner Wayne Newton will be singing “Danke Schoen” to a Texas developer friend if tentative plans to build what’s described as a Newton dinner-theater, coinciding with tours of Newton’s ranch, Casa de Shenandoah, come to fruition.
A Metro Police officer drives by property owned by entertainer Wayne Newton in Las Vegas Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010. Moving vans accompanied by official-looking vehicles arrived at the home of Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton this morning but left soon after without removing anything. Metro Police said they weren't commenting on the case.
Officers denied entry at Wayne Newton's Las Vegas home
Process officers were trying to execute on a lawsuit judgment totaling $501,388
Thursday, February 25, 2010
Clark County sheriff’s civil process officers were denied entrance to entertainer Wayne Newton’s Las Vegas ranch estate today after arriving to execute on a lawsuit judgment, an attorney said. Moving vans accompanied by the officers were seen at the home.
Former friend seeks to foreclose on singer Wayne Newton's home
Lawsuit alleges Newton delinquent on $3.35 million loan secured by Casa de Shenandoah ranch
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
Las Vegas Motor Speedway executive O. Bruton Smith is suing singer Wayne Newton, charging Newton is delinquent on a $3.35 million loan and seeking to foreclose on Newton’s Casa de Shenandoah ranch in Las Vegas.
Wayne Newton's abandoned jet rots at Michigan airport
Thursday, February 4, 2010
WATERFORD, Mich. -- Officials say singer Wayne Newton owes a Detroit-area airport more than $60,000 after abandoning his plane more than three years ago and leaving it to gather mold.
Wayne Newton in performance.
Readers' Memories of Wayne Newton
Tuesday, November 10, 2009
As part of our blowout coverage of Wayne Newton, we asked our readers for their favorite memories of Mr. Las Vegas.

Wayne Newton performs as a photo of him as a young man flashes on the screen during the opening night performance Wednesday of "Once Before I Go" at the Tropicana. The show traces Netwon's career and has him singing duets with the likes of Sammy Davis Jr. and Dean Martin, who appear on video screens.
Wayne Newton: The story, but not the sound
REVIEW: The only thing fans will enjoy about this show is the memories it evokes
Monday, November 2, 2009
I had been warned that Wayne Newton can’t sing anymore. Apparently it’s been common knowledge for years that his voice is shot.
Wayne Newton sued twice this week over alleged unpaid bills
Courts:
Friday, July 17, 2009
Entertainer Wayne Newton has been sued twice this week by creditors claiming to be owed tens of thousands of dollars. In one lawsuit, Newton is accused of failing to pay $32,384 for hay delivered to his Las Vegas ranch -- presumably for consumption by his horses at the ranch.
Showtime: How Sin City evolved into 'The Entertainment Capital of the World'
Thursday, May 15, 2008
Before central air conditioning and eye-catching neon lights, the Las Vegas Strip entertainment scene started in the western-themed El Rancho Vegas, a motor lodge located on Highway 91.
Wayne Newton owned the Strip
'Mr. Las Vegas' will go down as entertainer, but also owned the Aladdin
Thursday, May 15, 2008
In 1980, Wayne Newton, affectionately known as “Mr. Las Vegas,” got a taste of what Frank Sinatra had experienced for much of his life — accusations of mob association.
All the Joy and Wayne
Deep into a career that started in Las Vegas lounges nearly 50 years ago and made him a cultural icon, Mr. Las Vegas still does it his way.
Friday, December 7, 2007
The car sits stationary, gleaming in the sun, but the wheels in Wayne’s Newton’s brain are spinning, burning rubber. His Rolls-Royce is dented. It’s the slightest imperfection, no larger than a dime, appearing as if someone has pressed a thumb hard into the car’s fender. The disfigurement is so indecipherable that it has long escaped notice by dozens of discriminating eyes that tend to the structures, vast menagerie and exotic vehicles at his home, Casa de Shenandoah.
Viva Wayne Vegas
Friday, June 10, 2005
It is Wednesday afternoon, and Casa de Shenandoah is Casa de Chaos. Wayne Newton is conducting an orchestra of animals -- penguins, ducks, geese, cranes, horses, wallabies, swans, peacocks and an umbrella cockatoo -- as he performs promos for an MTV "TRL" crew. The assorted cameramen, producers and publicists are shooting a half-dozen or so spots featuring Newton at his famous ranch with his assortment of animals as part of the "TRL: Summer On The Strip" series.

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