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Cinevegas 08

Podcast: Wrapping up CineVegas

June 17th, 2009

Las Vegas Weekly contributor Julie Seabaugh joins Josh to wrap up the 2009 CineVegas film festival, including award winners, local films and festival highlights.

  • “Obama is a person that’s influenced by Marxists,” Jon Voight said on the red carpet before the CineVegas Honorees Reception. “We’re going to have to pay very close attention (to him).”

  • A tiger, an old lady, Jon Voight and the MGM Grand...

  • “Jenna, Can I give you a sensual massage? Then I will talk about Jesus,” Found magazine creator Davy Rothbart reads from a note found on a college campus.

  • When trying to attract attention for your film at CineVegas, sometimes you just have to stage a red carpet wedding. Objections, anyone?

  • Local film "Thor at the Bus Stop" showcased not only the talents of filmmaking brothers Jerry and Mike Thompson but also the talents of local indie artists.

  • It’s no news flash that post-screening Q&A panels can be hit-and-miss, but put a reluctant, salty star on the phone and we're all ears.

  • “I’m sick of customers asking me for drugs!” whined a tan, blonde stripper in a grating, high-pitched voice to a fellow dancer.

  • After CineVegas' Jackpot Premieres party at Lavo, I can say I got quasi-hit-on by Jack Nicholson. How’s that for bragging rights?

  • Considering Las Vegas' sexy Sin City image, how provocative can performance be on Las Vegas Boulevard?

  • As great nights with old friends tend to, it flew by, leaving the audience buzzing but also a bit bummed.

  • Amid chatter about the unsteady future of “Vegas Nocturne” at Rose. Rabbit. Lie. in the Cosmopolitan, an online report posted today says the show is effectively being put to sleep. The same story said the show might surface at the soon-to-open SLS. ...

  • The Weekly's Spencer Patterson points you to Carla Bozulich, Morgan Delt, Innercity Ensemble and more.

  • From fireworks shows to community events to nightclub parties, how to celebrate America's big 238.

  • Cosplay costumes, a role-playing game called DrunkQuest and more.

  • Plus live music at Lavo, a Kickstarter and upcoming releases from Vegas locals.

  • The Fun. guitarist's new project comes to Vegas on June 26.

  • Explore the new Strip development on a budget every week this summer.

  • There's promise and appeal beyond EDM and the high-production stages for which EDC is most known

  • The discussion couldn’t have come at a timelier moment.

  • Less Than Jake, Echosmith and many more.

  • The frontman for The Spencer Davis Group left most of his hard stuff at home.

  • And William Shatner's one-man show returns!

  • Sludgy guitars, British heavy metal and dark stoner-rock.

  • Felony Melony talks GG Allin, rock revolutions and what Super Charged Little Nova really means.

  • Our favorite part? Definitely the Flashdance-inspired water bottle pour.

  • Jefferies locks in on his targets and goes hard at them.