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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?

  • It's like Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory—with clothes.

  • Boise's indie veterans headline the Bunkhouse's reopening bash on August 25.

  • Do you know what phase of your cycle it is, Capricorn?

  • Your Face in Mine explores rebooting your genetic history.

  • Cut it out! Uncle Joey talks the recent Full House reunion, clean comedy in Vegas and more.

  • Sexy, vintage and alluring, the 40-by-60-inch billboard collages combine fashion illustrations (from old Harper’s Bazaar magazines) and enhanced photographs of models, as well as other printed imagery.

  • With production from Alex Rose of Minus the Bear, the EP showcases the group's robust indie-folk.

  • If the band's goal was to leave everyone confused, they succeeded.

  • The bells are about to ring for you, Libra.

  • The lawsuit issued by Beauty Bar co-owner Darin Feinstein against club patron Megan Trivette has been withdrawn. The settlement was reached as Trivette, a customer who had posted on her personal Facebook page ...

  • For a superstorm, this tornado underwhelms.

  • On the night “Vegas Nocturne” closed at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Spiegelworld founder and self-styled impresario Ross Mollison raised a champagne glass and proclaimed, “ ‘Vegas Nocturne’ is a hit!” Since that night on July 12, the show has not been heard from ...

  • Weekly Q&A: The new conductor discusses exposing audiences to new music, his background in opera and more.

  • Robin Barcus Slonina, owner of Skin City Body Painting is a producer and judge on Skin Wars premiering August 6.

  • The 25-year-old discusses his climb to the top (hat) with Slash, Alice Cooper and ... dinosaurs?

  • Read it with Spotify open, so you can hear the past come alive.

  • O'Malley's followup is just as inventive as Scott Pilgrim.