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Weekend Rewind: Anita Baker, En Vogue, Mat Franco and more

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/ > Erik Kabik/erikkabik. com. Anita Baker has 3 more sold-out shows at Repetition Theater.

Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018|midnight

Several Grammy winner Anita Baker thrilled her very first Repetition Theater audience at Wynn Las Vegas Friday night, taking the phase with an efficiency of “Woman Marmalade” before rolling out all her fan favorites and turning the glamorous room into a soul event. It was the first of 5 sold-out shows at Wynn for Baker, who’s concluding a dazzling phase career with her Farewell Concert Series tour this year. She’s back onstage August 29 and September 1 and 2 so strike those ticket apps if you wish to capture this famous vocalist live and face to face.

The two resident headliners who just recently returned to Vegas revealed extra dates over the weekend. Barry Manilow’s Westgate International Theater show is now selling tickets for efficiencies from September through February, and Barry’s on the books for dates each month through June. And Mariah Carey revealed 5 brand-new dates in the brand-new year for “The Butterfly Returns” at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace. She’s back on the Strip this weekend with concerts on August 31 and September 1, 2, 5, 9 and 10, while tickets for her February shows will go on sale this Friday.

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Barry Manilow at the Westgate. Starlet Jennifer Finnigan from TELEVISION’s “Salvation” commemorated her birthday Saturday night in downtown Las Vegas with actor other half Jonathan Silverman at Joe Vicari’s Andiamo Steakhouse at the D. After a customized “Redemption” carrot cake, the couple was spied partying with gambling establishment owner Derek Stevens and his wife Nicole at the Longbar.

Bear in mind that chart-topping, R&B- meets-hip-hop, collaborative cover “Whatta Man” from 1993-94? Be prepared to see it performed live when you have a look at “I Love the ’90s: The Vegas Program” at Paris Las Vegas this fall. Both great woman groups who put that song at No. 3 on the Signboard charts will be among the opening acts for the brand-new Strip production as En Style was just recently announced to be signing up with Salt-N-Pepa. Also planned for the kickoff performances October 12-27 at the Paris Theater are Rob Base (” It Takes Two”) and All-4-One (” I Swear”).

Mat Franco celebrated the third anniversary of his show “Magic Reinvented Nightly” Friday night at the Linq, honoring the milestone with Champagne and cupcakes with his crew prior to the program. The upstairs theater was called for the “America’s Got Talent”- winning magician last spring and he’s been carrying out 8 reveals a week there given that last summer.

There’s been a lot of F&B action at the Venetian and Palazzo lately and yet another brand-new location was announced recently. Mott 32, an award-winning dining establishment based in Hong Kong, will open its very first U.S. station at the Palazzo this winter, bringing a menu of authentic Chinese dishes bied far from generations. Executive chef Man-Sing Lee holds two Michelin stars and will team with Vegas-based head chef Alan Ji to create the new cooking experience.