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John Katsilometes’ column runs daily on Page 3A. Email jkatsilometes@reviewjournal.com. Follow him at @johnnykats on Twitter and @JohnnyKats1 on Instagram. Listen to the latest episodes of his PodKats! podcast here.

A jump, jive an’ wail run through the streets of Vegas

Only in VegasVille will you stop in for dinner at an Italian restaurant and hear a Louis Prima classic as performed improptu by his daughter.

Wayne Newton ‘thankful’ for final connection with brother Jerry

Wayne and Jerry Newton were known as the Newton Brothers, a hot lounge act at the Fremont in the late-1950s. Their relationship fractured, and was repaired just before Jerry passed away Aug. 10.

Kats!, a high-velocity column about Vegas, makes its RJ debut

The Kats! bureau at this writing is a condominium deck high above the Las Vegas Arts District. Below this perch, a guide on a double-deck tour bus is informing passengers via loudspeaker that they will soon pass Gold & Silver Pawn, where the History channel TV show “Pawn Stars” is filmed.

John Katsilometes of ‘Kats Report’ returns to the RJ

John Katsilometes, whose musings on the Las Vegas social scene have spanned multiple publications and endeared him to readers for nearly two decades, will return to the pages of the Las Vegas Review-Journal.